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Demographics of Israel: Population of Israel/Palestine

(1553 - Present)

 
1553
1800
1915
1922
1945
1967
2005
2017
Ottoman Palestine
 
 
British Mandate
 
Israel
 
Muslims
 
246,300
590,000
590,890
1,061,270
289,600
1,140,600
1,561,700
Jews
 
24,000
83,000
83,794
553,600
2,383,600
5,313,800
6,554,500
Christians/Others
 
21,800
17,000
82,498
149,650
103,100
261,600
313,100
Total
205,000
275,000
689,275
757,182
1,764,520
2,776,300
6,990,700
8,797,900

Sources: Governmet of Palestine, Report and General Abstracts of the Census of 1922 taken on 23rd of October, 1922, compiled by J.B. Barron, Jerusalem, 1922;
Government of Palestine, Office of Statistics, Village Statistics, April 1945, Jerusalem, 1945;
Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, List of Settlements, their Population and Codes, 31, XII, 1967, Technical Publications Series 28, Jerusalem 1968;
Israel Defense Forces, Census of Population conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics, 1: West Bank of the Jordan, Gaza Strip and Northern Sinai, Golan Heights, Jerusalem 1967;
Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, List of Localities, their Populations and Codes, 31, XII, 1995;
Technical Publications Series 68, Jerusalem 1996;
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Small Area Population: Revised Estimates for 1996, Ramallah, April 1996.

Benjamin Kedar, The Changing Land Between the Jordan and the Sea, Israel: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi Press, 1999;
Arieh Avneri, The Claim of Dispossession, NJ: Transaction Books, 1984.
"Statistics Report: Less enlisting to army," Ynet, (December 28, 2006);
Roberto Bacchi, The Population of Israel, (Jerusalem, Hebrew University, 1977), p. 5;

Ofer Aderet.  Israel's Population Hits 8.7 Million on Eve of 69th Independence Day, Haaretz, (May 1, 2017);
Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, (April 4, 2018).