Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics released its latest figures on Israel’s population. According to the data, the population of Israel stands at about 9,021,000 as of March 2019, exceeding 9 million for the first time ever.
The Jewish population of Israel stand at 6,589,000, approximately 75% of all residents, while the Arab population is 1,849,000 comprising about 20%.
From 2008-2018, the Arab population grew by 21%, slightly faster than the Jewish population, which grew by 17.5%.
The remaining 5% of Israel’s population consists of various other ethnic/religious minorities.