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    Israel People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/israel/israel_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 5,643,966 (July 1998 est.)
      note: includes 155,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, 17,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, 6,000 in the Gaza Strip, and 164,000 in East Jerusalem (August 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 28% (male 814,558; female 776,630)
      15-64 years: 62% (male 1,751,111; female 1,745,499)
      65 years and over: 10% (male 239,658; female 316,510) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.91% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 19.99 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 6.19 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 5.25 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 8.02 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 78.41 years
      male: 76.52 years
      female: 80.39 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.71 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Israeli(s)
      adjective: Israeli

      Ethnic groups Jewish 82% (Israel-born 50%, Europe/Americas/Oceania-born 20%, Africa-born 7%, Asia-born 5%), non-Jewish 18% (mostly Arab) (1993 est.)

      Religions Judaism 82%, Islam 14% (mostly Sunni Muslim), Christian 2%, Druze and other 2%

      Languages Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English most commonly used foreign language

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 95%
      male: 97%
      female: 93% (1992 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Israel on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Israel People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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