Israel Population (LIVE)

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Israel Population (1950 - 2019)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Israel is 8,559,717 as of Friday, October 18, 2019, based on Worldometers elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
  • Israel 2019 population is estimated at 8,519,377 people at mid year according to UN data.
  • Israel population is equivalent to 0.11% of the total world population.
  • Israel ranks number 101 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Israel is 394 per Km2 (1,020 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 21,640 Km2 (8,355 sq. miles)
  • 93.2 % of the population is urban (7,940,232 people in 2019)
  • The median age in Israel is 30.3 years.

Population of Israel (2019 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationIsrael
Global Rank
2019 8,519,377 1.64 % 137,861 10,000 30.3 3.04 394 93.2 % 7,940,232 0.11 % 7,713,468,100 101
2018 8,381,516 1.67 % 137,668 10,000 30.3 3.04 387 93.2 % 7,811,919 0.11 % 7,631,091,040 101
2017 8,243,848 1.66 % 134,863 10,000 30.3 3.04 381 93.2 % 7,683,807 0.11 % 7,547,858,925 101
2016 8,108,985 1.64 % 130,495 10,000 30.3 3.04 375 93.2 % 7,557,487 0.11 % 7,464,022,049 101
2015 7,978,490 1.66 % 126,409 3,899 30.2 3.04 369 93.2 % 7,433,814 0.11 % 7,379,797,139 101
2010 7,346,446 2.39 % 163,393 54,727 30.1 2.93 339 92.8 % 6,818,961 0.11 % 6,956,823,603 100
2005 6,529,479 1.89 % 116,706 20,587 28.7 2.91 302 92.5 % 6,042,911 0.10 % 6,541,907,027 100
2000 5,945,950 2.44 % 134,91749,067 28.0 2.93 275 92.2 % 5,484,711 0.10 % 6,143,493,823 100
1995 5,271,367 3.45 % 164,603 90,311 27.3 2.93 244 91.9 % 4,846,533 0.09 % 5,744,212,979 101
1990 4,448,353 1.97 % 82,657 13,084 25.9 3.07 206 91.4 % 4,066,603 0.08 % 5,327,231,061 108
1985 4,035,068 1.74 % 66,830 521 25.4 3.13 186 90.9 % 3,667,485 0.08 % 4,870,921,740 110
1980 3,700,919 2.34 % 80,797 12,509 25.0 3.47 171 89.6 % 3,317,141 0.08 % 4,458,003,514 108
1975 3,296,935 3.22 % 96,637 33,176 24.1 3.81 152 87.7 % 2,891,082 0.08 % 4,079,480,606 108
1970 2,813,749 2.47 % 64,686 14,488 23.5 3.78 130 85.3 % 2,399,237 0.08 % 3,700,437,046 112
1965 2,490,317 3.86 % 85,967 41,899 23.4 3.85 115 82.0 % 2,041,746 0.07 % 3,339,583,597 119
1960 2,060,480 4.02 % 73,720 33,713 24.1 3.89 95 77.9 % 1,606,028 0.07 % 3,034,949,748 118
1955 1,691,878 6.11 % 86,781 47,374 24.6 4.28 78 72.1 % 1,220,460 0.06 % 2,773,019,936 119
: Worldometers (www.worldometers.info//)
, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Israel Population Forecast

10,000
YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationIsrael
Global Rank
2020 8,655,535 1.64 % 135,409 10,000 30.5 3.04 400 93.2 % 8,067,603 0.11 % 7,794,798,739 100
2025 9,318,966 1.49 % 132,686 10,000 30.8 3.04 431 93.3 % 8,698,204 0.11 % 8,184,437,460 98
2030 9,979,698 1.38 % 132,146 10,000 31.3 3.04 461 93.6 % 9,337,252 0.12 % 8,548,487,400 97
2035 10,649,804 1.31 % 134,021 10,000 31.8 3.04 492 93.8 % 9,993,823 0.12 % 8,887,524,213 95
2040 11,332,901 1.25 % 136,619 10,000 32.5 3.04 524 94.1 % 10,663,552 0.12 % 9,198,847,240 90
2045 12,027,943 1.20 % 139,008 10,000 33.2 3.04 556 94.3 % 11,336,955 0.13 % 9,481,803,274 91
2050 12,720,416 1.13 % 138,495   34.2 3.04 588 94.3 % 11,997,347 0.13 % 9,735,033,990 90
: Worldometers (www.worldometers.info//)
, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

Israel Demographics

Main Page: Demographics of Israel
Life Expectancy
83.49 years
(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)
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Infant Mortality
2.3
(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)
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Deaths under age 5
2.8
(per 1,000 live births)
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Sex Ratio (males vs females)

Males Male % Females Female % Total Population (2020) Sex Ratio (males to females)
4,308,117 49.77% 4,347,424 50.23% 8,655,535 0.99

Population Pyramid for Israel (2020)

Compare with years 1960, 1990, 2050, and 2080

Population by Broad Age Groups

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Age Group Males Male % Females Female % Total Age Group Population
Age Group's share of total population
0-14 1,236,236 51.32% 1,172,469 48.68% 2,408,705 27.83%
15-24 662,811 51.32% 628,616 48.68% 1,291,427 14.92%
25-54 1,579,085 50.08% 1,573,860 49.92% 3,152,945 36.43%
55-64 349,617 48.03% 378,315 51.97% 727,932 8.41%
65+ 480,368 44.70% 594,164 55.30% 1,074,532 12.41%

Dependency Ratio

View also: Support Ratio


Age Group Total Age Group Population Share of Total Population Dependency Ratio
Youth (0-14 years old) 2,408,705 27.83% 46.6
Working Age Population (15-64 years) 5,172,304 59.76% N.A.
Elderly (65+ years old) 1,074,532 12.41% 20.8
Total Dependency Ratio
(Youth + Elderly)
3,483,237 40.24% 67.3

Main Cities by Population in Israel

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Jerusalem 801,000
2 Tel Aviv 432,892
3 West Jerusalem 400,000
4 Haifa 267,300
5 Ashdod 224,656
6 Rishon LeZiyyon 220,492
7 Petah Tiqwa 200,000
8 Beersheba 186,600
9 Netanya 171,676
10 Holon 165,787
11 Bnei Brak 154,400
12 Rehovot 132,671
13 Bat Yam 128,979
14 Ramat Gan 128,095
15 Ashkelon 105,995
16 Jaffa 100,000
17 Modi'in Makkabbim Re'ut 88,749
18 Herzliya 83,600
19 Kfar Saba 80,773
20 Ra'anana 80,000
21 Hadera 75,854
22 Bet Shemesh 67,100
23 Lod 66,589
24 Nazareth 64,800
25 Modiin Ilit 64,179
26 Ramla 63,860
27 Nahariyya 51,200
28 Qiryat Ata 48,966
29 Givatayim 48,000
30 Qiryat Gat 47,450
31 Acre 45,603
32 Eilat 45,588
33 Afula 44,930
34 Karmi'el 44,382
35 Hod HaSharon 43,185
36 Umm el Fahm 41,030
37 Tiberias 39,790
38 Qiryat Mozqin 39,404
39 Qiryat Yam 39,273
40 Rosh Ha'Ayin 39,215
41 Ness Ziona 38,700
42 Qiryat Bialik 36,551
43 Ramat HaSharon 36,137
44 Dimona 33,558
45 Et Taiyiba 32,978
46 Yavne 31,774
47 Or Yehuda 30,802
48 Yehud-Monosson 29,312
49 Safed 27,816
50 Gedera 26,217
51 Tamra 25,917
52 Yehud 25,600
53 Daliyat al Karmel 25,000
54 Migdal Ha`Emeq 24,800
55 Sakhnin 24,596
56 Netivot 24,564
57 Mevasseret Ziyyon 24,409
58 Ofaqim 24,311
59 Arad 23,700
60 Gan Yavne 22,453
61 Qiryat Shemona 22,035
62 Kefar Yona 21,611
63 maalot Tarshiha 21,400
64 Nesher 21,245
65 Tirah 20,786
66 Shoham 20,740
67 Sederot 20,228
68 Rahat 19,586
69 Tirat Karmel 18,993
70 Maghar 18,915

See also

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Notes

The Israel Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Israel delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Israel (1950 - 2019) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2019.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2019. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2019: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2018 to June 30 2019). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2019: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2018 to June 30 2019). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Israel in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.

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