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    Israel People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 4,371,478 (July 1989), growth rate 1.7% (1989); includes 65,000 Jewish settlers in the West Bank, 10,500 in the Golan Heights, 2,500 in the Gaza Strip, and 104,000 (est.) in East Jerusalem

      Birth rate: 22 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 7 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 2 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 9 deaths/1,000 live births (July 1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 75 years male, 79 years female (July 1989)

      Total fertility rate: 3.0 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Israeli(s); adjective--Israeli

      Ethnic divisions: 83% Jewish, 17% non-Jewish (mostly Arab)

      Religion: 83% Judaism, 13.1% Islam (mostly Sunni Muslim), 2.3% Christian, 1.6% Druze

      Language: Hebrew (official); Arabic used officially for Arab minority; English most commonly used foreign language

      Literacy: 88% Jews, 70% Arabs

      Labor force: 1,400,000 (1984 est.); 29.5% public services; 22.8% industry, mining, and manufacturing; 12.8% commerce; 9.5% finance and business; 6.8% transport, storage, and communications; 6.5% construction and public works; 5.5% agriculture, forestry, and fishing; 5.8% personal and other services; 1.0% electricity and water (1983)

      Organized labor: 90% of labor force

      NOTE: The information regarding Israel on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Israel People 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel People 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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