Israeli Population Reaches 7.5 Million


yerushalayimIsrael’s population has reached 7.5 million, according to a report released by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics. The report yesterday marking the end of 2009 stated that the number of Jews is 5.7 million, or 75.4 percent of the total population.

The report said that the Arabs come in second place in terms of number, at 1.5 million, and form 20.3 percent of the total population.

Up to 319,000 people are Russians and Ethiopians and others from different nationalities, or 4.3 percent of the population.

{Yair Israel}


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