Jewish Population of Israel as Percentage of World Jewish Population

(1882-2006)


 

Year
Israel
World
% in Israel
1882
24,000
7,800,000
0
1900
50,000
10,600,000
1
1914
85,000
13,500,000
1
1916-18
54,000
 
1922
84,000
14,400,000
1
1925
126,000
14,800,000
1
1939
449,000
16,728,000
3
1948
650,000
11,500,000
6
1955
1,590,000
11,800,000
13
1970
2,582,000
12,630,000
20
1980
3,283,000
12,840,000
25
1990
3,947,000
12,870,000
30
2006*
5,393,600
13,034,000
41

*2006 World Jewish population taken from 2005 American Jewish Yearbook.