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Districts

The population of the districts of Israel according to census results and latest official estimates.

The Northern District includes the total population of the annexed part of Golan (Dec. 2013: 44,900), Jerusalem includes the total population of annexed East Jerusalem (July 2014: 255,700), and the total population of Israel additionally includes the Israeli population in the West Bank (Dec. 2013: 356,500) and (before 2005) in Gaza.

NameAbbr.NativeCapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
Census (C)
1983-06-04
Population
Census (Cp)
1995-11-04
Population
Census (C)
2008-12-27
Population
Estimate (E)
2013-12-31
IsraelISRעבריתYerushalayim...4,037,4005,643,5007,412,2008,134,500
HaDarom [Southern District]HADמחוז הדרוםBe'ér Sheva'14,185478,700753,5001,067,4001,168,6001418500
HaMerkaz [Central District]HAMמחוז המרכזRamla1,294830,7001,222,5001,770,4001,976,300129400
HaẔafon [Northern District] {HaZafon}HAZמחוז הצפוןNaẕerat 'Illit3,320656,000946,8001,242,1001,341,500332000
Hefa [Haifa]HEFמחוז חיפהHefa866575,300746,800888,300951,90086600
Tel AvivTELמחוז תל אביבTel Aviv-Yafo1721,000,2001,158,0001,258,8001,331,30017200
Yerushalayim [Jerusalem]YERמחוז ירושליםYerushalayim653472,900682,500904,1001,008,40065300

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2013-12-31
1YerushalayimYER829,900
2Tel Aviv-YafoTEL418,600
3HefaHEF273,200
4Rishon LeẔiyyonHAM237,600
5Petah TiqwaHAM219,300
6AshdodHAD216,500

Major Metropolitan Areas

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2013-12-31
1Tel Aviv-YafoTEL2,436,800
2YerushalayimYER829,900
3HefaHEF583,200

Contents: Cities & Urban Localities

The population for all cities and urban localities in Israel with more than 20,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest official estimates.

NameNativeAdm.Population
Census (C)
1983-06-04
Population
Census (Cp)
1995-11-04
Population
Census (C)
2008-12-27
Population
Estimate (E)
2013-12-31
Area
'Afula {Afula}עפולהHAZ21,27733,55740,20042,8002930
'Akko [Acre] {Akko}עכוHAZ26,39644,24046,10047,4001350
'Arad {Arad}ערדHAD12,44020,22923,40024,2009320
'Ar'ara {Arara}ערערהHEF7,86311,48021,70023,300920
'Arrābe [Arraba] {Arrabe}עראבהHAZ9,73714,03720,60023,000810
AshdodאשדודHAD65,738125,820204,300216,5005110
Ashqelon [Ashkelon]אשקלוןHAD52,89480,938110,600123,5004780
Bāqa al-Gharbīya {Baqa al-Gharbiya}באקה אל גרבייהHEF11,59715,503...27,100920
Bat Yamבת יםTEL128,738136,416130,300128,900820
Be'ér Sheva' [Beersheba] {Beer Sheva}באר שבעHAD110,813149,404193,400199,30011750
Bene Beraq [Bnei Brak]בני ברקTEL96,150129,661151,800172,500730
Betar Illit [Beitar Illit]ביתר עילית ...5,32632,90044,9000
Bet Shemesh [Beit Shemesh]בית שמשYER12,97624,17972,70094,1003490
DimonaדימונהHAD27,02630,86932,40033,20017280
El'ad {Elad}אלעדHAM......33,90042,600280
Elat [Eilat]אילתHAD18,91431,65347,30048,10010040
Gan Yavneגן יבנהHAM2,7956,57417,40021,2001130
GederaגדרהHAM6,5839,06620,20025,2001150
Giv'atayim {Givatayim}גבעתייםTEL46,74448,85152,10056,200320
Giv'at Shemuel [Giv'at Shmuel] {Givat Shemuel}גבעת שמואלHAM8,32010,42221,00024,100260
HaderaחדרהHEF38,71160,44579,40085,4005120
Hefa [Haifa]חיפהHEF225,775255,914264,300273,2006890
Herzliyya [Herzliya]הרצלייהTEL63,15582,75986,30089,8002290
Hod HaSharonהוד השרוןHAM20,59729,01846,30052,4001920
HolonחולוןTEL133,460163,082176,300186,4001890
Kafr Kanā {Kafr Kana}כפר כנאHAZ8,30412,77518,30020,5001000
Kafr Qāsim {Kafr Qasim}כפר קאסםHAM7,53811,80918,40021,000880
Karmi'el {Karmiel}כרמיאלHAZ15,62933,14544,20044,7002190
Kefar Sava [Kfar Saba]כפר סבאHAM43,48868,24682,80091,7001420
Kfar Yonaכפר יונהHAM3,1826,86316,50020,5001140
LodלודHAM40,43651,31969,40071,6001220
Ma'alé Adummim {Maale Adummim}מעלה אדומים 3,50417,69133,60037,1000
Ma'alot-Tarshiha {Maalot-Tarshiha}מעלות-תרשיחאHAZ7,51615,58620,60021,100910
Mevasseret Ziyyon [Mevaseret Zion]מבשרת ציוןYER8,07416,59223,80024,600640
Migdal Ha'Emeq {Migdal HaEmeq}מגדל העמקHAZ13,42021,77823,90024,800760
Modi'in Illit {Modiin Illit}מודיעין עילית ...5,50040,80060,0000
Modi'in-Makkabbim-Re'ut [Maccabim] {Modiin-Makkabbim-Reut}מודיעין-מכבים-רעותHAM......69,30085,4005020
Mughar [Maghar]מגארHAZ10,32315,09719,60021,1002070
Nahariyya [Nahariya]נהרייהHAZ27,83436,34151,30053,4001090
Naẕerat (Al-Nāṣira) [Nazareth] {Nazerat}נצרתHAZ44,77951,94671,70074,4001410
Naẕerat 'Illit [Upper Nazareth] {Nazerat Illit}נצרת עיליתHAZ23,62037,27141,40040,5003250
NesherנשרHEF9,65318,45423,30023,3001290
Nes Ẕiyyona [Ness Ziona] {Nes Ziyyona}נס ציונהHAM15,17221,77736,10044,8001560
NetanyaנתניהHAM102,257143,446180,100197,0002900
NetivotנתיבותHAD8,10714,83826,10029,5001010
Ofaqim [Ofakim]אופקיםHAD12,64620,57124,00025,1001030
Or Yehudaאור יהודהTEL19,25923,13233,90035,500660
Pardes Hanna-Karkurפרדס חנה-כרכורHEF15,97021,90030,40035,8002290
Petah Tiqwa [Petah Tikva]פתח תקווהHAM123,868149,471200,300219,3003590
QalansaweקלנסווהHAM7,79211,66318,20020,600840
Qiryat Atta (Kefar Ata) [Kiryat Ata]קריית אתאHEF32,93742,66850,40053,4001640
Qiryat Bialik [Kiryat Bialik]קריית ביאליקHEF30,67334,81637,20038,600810
Qiryat Gat [Kiryat Gat]קריית גתHAD25,48243,80947,50049,4001510
Qiryat Mal'akhi [Kiryat Malakhi] {Qiryat Malakhi}קריית מלאכיHAD12,15318,75320,50021,300460
Qiryat Motzkin [Kiryat Motzkin]קריית מוצקיןHEF26,61433,35038,10039,200380
Qiryat Ono [Kiryat Ono]קריית אונוTEL21,77023,81330,00035,500450
Qiryat Shemona [Kiryat Shmona]קריית שמונהHAZ15,21019,28023,20023,1001420
Qiryat Yam [Kiryat Yam]קריית יםHEF29,65438,31137,70038,700450
Ra'anana {Raanana}רעננהHAM38,46156,84868,30069,3001490
Rāhat {Rahat}רהטHAD9,21422,45650,00058,7001960
Ramat Ganרמת גןTEL117,072127,985143,600149,6001630
Ramat HaSharonרמת השרוןTEL32,48536,28539,00043,8001680
RamlaרמלהHAM42,24457,35665,70069,0001190
RehovotרחובותHAM67,93584,143111,100125,0002300
Rishon LeẔiyyon [Rishon LeZion] {Rishon LeZiyyon}ראשון לציוןHAM104,387163,245226,800237,6005870
Rosh Ha'Ayin {Rosh HaAyin}ראש העיןHAM11,36829,48937,90041,5001620
Sakhnīn {Sakhnin}סחניןHAZ12,88018,36525,10028,100980
Sederot [Sderot]שדרותHAD9,01416,60020,70021,900640
Shefar'am [Shefa-'Amr] {Shefaram}שפרעםHAZ16,87924,22335,70038,7001970
Ṭamra {Tamra}טמרהHAZ13,31419,12128,10031,1002930
Tayibe (Al-Ṭayiba)טייבהHAM17,23123,97635,70039,6001860
Tel Aviv-Yafo [Tel Aviv-Jaffa]'תל אביב-יפוTEL327,265348,245402,600418,6005180
Teverya [Tiberias]טבריהHAZ28,23735,29141,60042,0001590
Ṭīre (Al-Ṭīra) {Tire}טירהHAM11,08315,56522,20024,0001190
Umm al-Faḥm {Umm al-Fahm}אום אל-פחםHEF20,07429,01045,00050,6002620
YavneיבנהHAM13,91327,44532,80036,5001640
YehudיהודHAM13,10018,54726,20028,200500
Yerushalayim (Al-Quds) [Jerusalem]ירושליםYER428,716617,042759,700829,90012520
Yoqne'am Illit [Yokneam] {Yoqneam Illit}יקנעם עיליתHAZ5,0489,50619,00020,800820
Ẕefat [Safed] {Zefat}צפתHAZ15,85321,48029,60032,9002930
Zikhron Ya'aqov {Zikhron Yaaqov}זכרון יעקבHEF4,9839,33018,30021,4003220