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Posts Tagged: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics

March 10, 2017 3:25 pm

2016, ‘One of Israeli Economy’s Best Years,’ Finance Minister Says

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised his country's economic advances on Thursday, saying, “It is safe to say that 2016 will be remembered as...

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Israel’s Economy Posts Strongest Quarter Since 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy had its strongest quarterly performance since 2013, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. The economy grew by an annualized 6.2 percent...

September 13, 2016 10:17 am

Muslim Birthrate in Israel Declining, Newly Released Data Reveals

JNS.org - The Muslim birthrate in Israel has declined, according to recently published Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) data, Israel National News reported. Israel's Muslim community, which accounts for under...

July 11, 2016 9:24 am

IDF Is Israeli Public’s Most Trusted Institution, Study Finds

JNS.org - A sweeping 82 percent of the Israeli public has confidence in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), making it the country’s most trusted institution, according...

May 24, 2016 10:52 am

Israeli Unemployment Rate Sees Historic Drop

JNS.org - April 2016 marked a historic drop in the Israeli unemployment rate, which sunk to 4.9 percent compared to 5.3 percent in March, according to...

May 10, 2016 10:07 am

Israel’s Population Tops 8.5 Million at 68th Anniversary

JNS.org - Israel’s population has reached 8,522,000 people on the eve of the country’s 68th anniversary, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported on Monday. According...

March 17, 2016 7:37 am

New Report Reveals Rise in Israelis’ Health, Wealth, Happiness

The health and well-being of Israelis is on the rise, according to a new report described on the Hebrew news site Walla. According to the report, released on Wednesday by...

January 12, 2016 2:51 pm

Report: 660,000 Israelis Cannot Legally Marry in Jewish State

JNS.org - A new report by the Israeli NGO Hiddush-For Religious Freedom and Equality says that 660,000 Israelis — among them 364,000 immigrants from the former...

November 17, 2015 2:20 pm

Israeli Economy Bolstered by Increased Exports, Investments in 3rd Quarter

JNS.org - Israel’s economy grew 2.5 percent due to an increase in exports and investments in the third quarter of 2015, newly released data revealed on...

November 26, 2014 12:15 pm

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country's Arab population in 2012, according to recently-published Central...

October 24, 2014 2:41 pm

725,000 Israelis Define Themselves as Poor, Poverty Group Laments ‘Very Stark Increase’

About 725,000 Israelis - among them 29 percent of Israeli Arabs and 12 percent of Jews - define themselves as poor, according to latest...

October 8, 2014 3:48 pm

UK-Israel Trade Reaches Record High Despite Gaza Conflict and BDS Efforts

Trade between Israel and the United Kingdom reached a record £2.5 billion this year in spite of efforts by campaigners pushing for a boycott of...

September 17, 2014 10:15 am

Israel’s Economic Slowdown More Pronounced Than Initially Reported

JNS.org - Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), which several weeks ago said that the Israeli economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.7...

April 14, 2014 9:50 am

Israeli Economy Grew 3.3 Percent in 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy grew by 3.3 percent in 2013, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. The figure marks a slight drop...


15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the...


Iran Dramatically Increases Funding to Hezbollah in Wake of Nuclear Deal

Iran has drastically increased financial support for its Lebanese-based terrorist proxy Hezbollah since the Iran...

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s...

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in...


One of World’s Top Cycling Races to Open in Israel Next Year

JNS.org - In a historic first, the prestigious Giro d’Italia race, one of cycling’s top events, will open in Israel next year. The Giro, which began in 1909, has previously opened only...

Middle East

Pro-Erdogan Media in Turkey Inciting Antisemitism Over Kurdish Independence...

As the impending referendum on independence for the Kurdish region of Iraq draws closer, pro-government media outlets in Turkey –...