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    Israel People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/israel/israel_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      6,352,117
      note: includes about 187,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, about 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 26.3% (male 855,054/female 815,619)
      15-64 years: 63.9% (male 2,044,135/female 2,016,647)
      65 years and over: 9.8% (male 266,671/female 353,991) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 29.6 years
      male: 28.8 years
      female: 30.5 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.18% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      17.97 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      6.18 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 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 (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 6.89 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 7.61 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 6.14 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 79.46 years
      male: 77.33 years
      female: 81.7 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.41 children born/woman (2006 est.)

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

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      3,000 (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 76.5%, Muslim 15.9%, Arab Christians 1.7%, other Christian 0.4%, Druze 1.6%, unspecified 3.9% (2003)

      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 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Israel People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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