Israel: Emigration hits lowest mark in 40 years

Israel: Emigration hits lowest mark in 40 years

Official statistics show that 684,000 Israelis have left the country since the establishment of the State

By Stuart Winer
The Times of Israel

Emigration from Israel is at its lowest in 40 years, according to figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Monday.

During 2010 a total of 15,600 Israelis left to live abroad, of whom 94 percent were Jewish and 6 percent Arab. The figure compares to 15,900 who left in 2009. The emigration rate is now 0.7 for every 1000 citizens, the lowest it has been since 1973.

Central Bureau of Statistics experts theorize that the global economic crisis is responsible for the overall slowdown in emigration figures.

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics figures, 684,000 Israelis have emigrated since the establishment of the State in 1948, and there are 570,000 living abroad today. The figures don’t include children of Israeli couples or children of those who married people of other nationalities, which would bring the figure to more than 800,000.

http://www.timesofisrael.com/emigration-at-its-lowest-for-forty-years/

 ___________________________________________

Note: Emigration is when a person leaves one’s native country to settle in another.

Immigration is when a person enters and settles in a country to which they are not native.

__________________________________________________

Israel

Population at end of June 2012: 7.9 million

POPULATION, BY POPULATION GROUP
THOUSANDS
June 2012
Jews: 5,955.2
Arabs: 1,627.9
Other: 317.5

Percent of unemployed persons June 2012: 7.2 %

Source: The State of Israel-Central Bureau of Statistics

_________________________________________

Video: Israel population

__________________________________________

Video: According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, during the five first months of 2012, 1.4 million visitors arrived in Israel which was 4% higher than the previous record set in 2010.

_______________________________________________

Video: Palestinian population boom

________________________________________________

Tel Aviv

About Dilemma X

Dilemma X, LLC provides research dedicated to the progression of economic development. Our services aid clients in enhancing overall production statistics. Please visit http://www.dilemma-x.com for more information

View all posts by Dilemma X

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: