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Demographics of Israel:
Jewish Population of Israel Relative to World Jewish Population

(1882 - Present)


Demographics: Table of Contents | Population of Israel | Population of Jerusalem


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Year
Jews in Israel
World Jewry
% in Israel
1882
24,000
7,800,000
0.3%
1900
50,000
10,600,000
0.5%
1914
85,000
13,500,000
0.6%
1922
84,000
14,400,000
0.6%
1925
126,000
14,800,000
0.9%
1939
449,000
16,728,000
2.7%
1948
650,000
11,500,000
5.7%
1955
1,590,000
11,800,000
13.5%
1970
2,582,000
12,630,000
20.5%
1980
3,283,000
12,840,000
25.6%
1990
3,947,000
12,870,000
30.6%
2003
5,143,000
13,296,100
38.7%
2008
5,550,000
13,300,000
41.7%
2012
5,901,100
13,746,100
42.9%

Sources: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics

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