Quick Answer: How many people live in Jerusalem right now?

What was the population of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus?

In 2016, the total population of Jerusalem was 882,700, including 536,600 Jews, 319,800 Muslims, 15,800 Christians, and 10,300 unclassified.

Muslim or Jewish “relative majority”

Year 1874
Christians 5,500
Total 20,500
Original source British consul in Jerusalem report to the House of Commons

What is the religion in Jerusalem?

Jerusalem is a site of major significance for the three largest monotheistic religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity, and both Israel and Palestine have claimed Jerusalem as a capital city.

How many Jews are in the world?

At the beginning of 2019, the world’s “core” Jewish population, those identifying as Jews above all else, was estimated at 14.7 million (or 0.2% of the 7.89 billion humans).

Jewish population by country.

United States 12000
Russia 600
West Bank 413
United Kingdom 410
Argentina 350

Is Israel Rich or poor?

A report issued by the OECD in 2016 ranks Israel as the country with the highest rates of poverty among its members. Approximately 21 percent of Israelis were found to be living under the poverty line – more than in countries such as Mexico, Turkey, and Chile. The OECD average is a poverty rate of 11 percent.

Is Israel Arab country?

With a population of around 9 million as of 2019, Israel is a developed country and an OECD member.

Israel.

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State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ (Hebrew) دولة إسرائيل (Arabic)
Ethnic groups (2019) 74.2% Jews 20.9% Arabs 4.8% other
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