Israel is a country in the Middle East,located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the northeast by Syria, to the east and southeast by Jordan, to the southwest by Egypt, and to the west by the Mediterranean Sea. Israel population in 2023 is estimated to be 9.7 million, covers approximate area of 20,770 sq km (8,019 sq mi), ranks ninty-fifth populous country in the world. According to CBS, The past year saw the population grow by 2.2%, greater than the figure of 1.8% last year which is 62% from natural growth, and 38% from migration. Israel is third richest country in Asia. Israel was established as a homeland for the Jewish people and is often referred to as a Jewish state. Israel country code is ISR. Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa are the most populous cities of Israel.Below table is the population of Israel from 1960 to 2020:
Israel population in 1960 is 2,114,020, by 1970 the population is increased by 859,980 totaling to 2,974,000, by 1980 the population is increased to 3,878,000, and by 1990 the total increase of 4,660,000 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 4,660,000. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 6,289,000, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Israel increase by 1,334,600 with a change of 21.22 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 1,593,300 with a change of 20.90 percent and make up to 9,216,900. The State of Israel has a population of approximately 9,408,100 inhabitants as of September 2021. Israel population in 2022 is estimated to be 9.5 million.
Hebrew is the primary language of the Israel and is spoken every day by the majority of the population. Arabic is spoken by the Arab minority.
The State of Israel is divided into six main administrative districts, known as mehozot Center, Haifa, Jerusalem, North, South, and Tel Aviv districts, as well as the Judea and Samaria Area in the West Bank.
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