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    Israel People - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 6,116,533 (July 2002 est.)
      note: includes about 187,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, about 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, more than 5,000 in the Gaza Strip, and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem (February 2003 est.) (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 26.9% (male 842,885; female 803,864)
      15-64 years: 63.2% (male 1,941,440; female 1,922,512)
      65 years and over: 9.9% (male 260,315; female 345,517) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 28.9 years
      male: 28.1 years
      female: 29.8 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 1.39% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 18.67 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 6.2 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: 1.39 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 7.37 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 6.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 8.14 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 79.02 years
      male: 76.95 years
      female: 81.19 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 2.5 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.1% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 2,400 (1999 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 100 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Israeli(s)
      adjective: Israeli


      Ethnic groups: Jewish 80.1% (Europe/America-born 32.1%, Israel-born 20.8%, Africa-born 14.6%, Asia-born 12.6%), non-Jewish 19.9% (mostly Arab) (1996 est.)


      Religions: Jewish 80.1%, Muslim 14.6% (mostly Sunni Muslim), Christian 2.1%, other 3.2% (1996 est.)


      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: 95.4%
      male: 97.3%
      female: 93.6% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Israel on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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