Israel’s Population Given As 1,872,000 by Ministry of Interior
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Israel’s Population Given As 1,872,000 by Ministry of Interior

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Israel’s population at the end of 1956 stood at 1,872,000, the Ministry of Interior announced today. This figure included 200,000 non-Jewish citizens. Two-thirds of Israel’s current population are immigrants, the report stated. Some 8,000 persons left Israel permanently last year.

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