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Demographics of Israel:
Population of Israel/Palestine

(1553 - Present)


Demographics: Table of Contents | Israelis, by Origins | Population of Jerusalem


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1553
1800
1915
1922
1945
1967
2005
2013
Ottoman Palestine
British Mandate
Israel
Muslims
246,300
590,000
590,890
1,061,270
289,600
1,140,600
1,658,000
Jews
24,000
83,000
83,794
553,600
2,383,600
5,313,800
6,042,000
Christians/Others
21,800
17,000
82,498
149,650
103,100
261,600
318,000
Total
205,000
275,000
689,275
757,182
1,764,520
2,776,300
6,990,700
8,018,000

Sources: Governmet of Palestine, Report and General Abstracts of the Census of 1922 taken on 23rd of October, 1922, compiled by J.B. Barron, Jerusalem, 1922. Government of Palestine, Office of Statistics, Village Statistics, April 1945. Jerusalem, 1945. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, List of Settlements, their Population and Codes, 31, XII, 1967, Technical Publications Series 28, Jerusalem 1968. Israel Defense Forces, Census of Population conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics, 1: West Bank of the Jordan, Gaza Strip and Northern Sinai, Golan Heights, Jerusalem 1967. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, List of Localities, their Populations and Codes, 31, XII, 1995. Technical Publications Series 68, Jerusalem 1996.. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Small Area Population: Revised Estimates for 1996, Ramallah, April 1996. Kedar, Benjamin. The Changing Land Between the Jordan and the Sea. Israel: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi Press, 1999. Avneri, Arieh. The Claim of Dispossession. NJ: Transaction Books, 1984. "Statistics Report: Less enlisting to army." Ynet News (December 28, 2006); Roberto Bacchi, The Population of Israel, (Jerusalem, Hebrew University, 1977), p. 5

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