Just how many people are there living in Israel in 2014?

IsraelisWith 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)

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