There are now 9,391,000 people living in the Jewish state, according to the CBS figures. The number is expected to pass 10 million by the end of 2024.
The population comprises more than 6.94 million Jews, or 74%; over 1.98 million Arabs, who account for 21%; and another 466,000 people of other ethnic groups, 5% of the population.
Source: Times of Israel
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