Demographics of Israel

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date04 Nov 2021

As of 2021, the population of Israel is projected at 8.79 million, up by 1.55% compared with 8.66 million in 2020. Israel is ranked th in terms of population and th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 0.17 million births in Israel in 2021. That is 467 per day, which is ranked th. The crude birth rate is 19.39 per 1000 people. There are 46.59 thousand deaths in Israel in 2021. That is 128 per day, which is ranked th. The crude death rate is 5.3 per 1000 people.

8.19 million people are living in urban areas, which is 92.67% of Israel population. Israel is ranked th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Israel in 2021 is 99.23 males per 100 females. There are 4.38 million males and 4.41 million females in Israel. The percentage of female population is 50.19% compare to 49.81% male population. Israel has 33.76 thousand more females than males. Israel is at th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Israel population

Year Population Growth (%)
19501,257,968-
19551,691,8735.01
19602,060,4763.92
19652,490,3223.26
19702,813,7462.69
19753,296,9313.01
19803,700,9162
19854,035,0621.66
19904,448,3482.65
19955,271,3683.25
20005,945,9492.08
20056,529,4702.08
20107,346,4462.18
20157,978,4961.58
20168,108,9841.64
20178,243,8491.66
20188,381,5071.67
20198,519,3731.64
20208,655,5411.6
20218,789,7761.55
  • Total
  • Crude

Israel death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
19508,56848,6576.4536.21
195510,15449,2776.0829.54
196012,52954,1126.0325.97
196515,37261,8166.2425.10
197018,65075,5966.5426.45
197522,10789,1106.7427.20
198024,70592,1466.7025.00
198525,96893,3966.4323.11
199027,93299,2156.1821.96
199531,902111,5356.0921.30
200035,058125,9405.9221.25
200537,001139,1595.6221.14
201039,913156,2525.4621.38
201542,982168,2015.3821.04
202045,924170,2625.3119.68
202146,588170,3445.3019.39
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Israel

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
1950893,159364,812-71.000
19551,220,460498,4985.0871.000
19601,606,028483,8615.5576.848
19652,041,746480,7844.1580.940
19702,399,237450,3853.4484.195
19752,891,082445,6783.5086.643
19803,317,141427,5262.4288.583
19853,667,485415,3021.7889.828
19904,066,603433,8722.7790.359
19954,846,533487,1863.3690.866
20005,484,711529,0302.1491.203
20056,042,911560,0592.1491.518
20106,818,961606,9982.2591.826
20157,433,814630,7331.6392.179
20208,067,603645,9561.6092.587
20218,193,994647,7421.5792.674
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Israel population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 432,575 411,612 844,187 9.60 105.093
05-09 429,159 406,720 835,879 9.51 105.517
10-14 388,349 367,797 756,146 8.60 105.588
15-19 349,462 331,275 680,737 7.74 105.490
20-24 325,928 309,410 635,338 7.23 105.339
25-29 298,207 284,071 582,278 6.62 104.976
30-34 287,102 279,551 566,653 6.45 102.701
35-39 280,437 279,549 559,986 6.37 100.318
40-44 273,172 275,843 549,015 6.25 99.032
45-49 252,516 256,892 509,408 5.80 98.297
50-54 212,254 218,484 430,738 4.90 97.149
55-59 186,633 196,737 383,370 4.36 94.864
60-64 166,715 183,541 350,256 3.98 90.833
65-69 165,130 187,842 352,972 4.02 87.909
70-74 140,652 161,832 302,484 3.44 86.912
75-79 83,899 100,757 184,656 2.10 83.269
80-84 52,443 71,940 124,383 1.42 72.898
85-89 33,245 51,338 84,583 0.96 64.757
90-94 15,219 27,423 42,642 0.49 55.497
95-99 4,401 8,246 12,647 0.14 53.371
100+ 509 909 1,418 0.02 55.996
Total 4,378,007 4,411,769 8,789,776 99.235