A Total of 28% of Jewish
Localities Founded After 1967
According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, 303 Jewish localities, or 28% of all localities, were founded after 1967 with 137 of these being in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. Some 27% of all Jewish localities were founded prior to 1948 and 45% were founded between 1948 to 1967, the bureau reported.
As of 1995, the most recent census, there were 1,184 localities; 1,066 Jewish, nine mixed Jewish-Arab, and 118 Arab. In 1995, 70% of Israelis lived in the three metropolitan areas as compared to 50% in 1948. Nazareth is the largest Arab city, with more than 50,000 residents, while five Arab cities have between 20,000 to 50,000 residents.
Source: Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics.