With the Jewish New Year upon us, it’s time for some annual Ministry of Interior statistics!
Israel is definitely a growing country, so if you were ever wondering just how many people are living here, read on below…
In September 2014, the official population of Israel is now 8,904,373 (last year it was 8,730,562)!
The most popular name for newborn boys: Yosef (followed by Daniel, Uri, and Itay)
The most popular name for newborn girls: Tamar (followed by Noa, Shira, and Adel)
Over the Jewish year, from September 2013 to September 2014, there were some 18,638,796 border crossings, of which nearly 8 million were tourists/foreign citizens)