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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 22072  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 8193  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 378.6  
Capital city 2015 Jerusalem Designation and data provided by Israel. The position of the United Nations on Jerusalem is stated in A/RES/181 (II) and subsequent General Assembly and Security Council resolutions.  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 839 Including East Jerusalem.  
Currency 2015 New Israeli Sheqel (ILS)  
UN membership date 2013 11 May 1949  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 305673  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 234323  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 142838  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 2.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 5.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 4.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 38500.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 31578.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 21630.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 1.3 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 1.7 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 1.7 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 22.1 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 22.6 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 22.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 76.6 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 75.7 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 75.4 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 1.1  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 1.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 2.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 17.6  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 20.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 21.4 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 79.7  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 77.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 75.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 5.9 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.0 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 8.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 59.0/69.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 57.1/69.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 55.4/69.3 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 133  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 124  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 110 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 136 Data refers to mining and manufacturing.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 126 Data refers to mining and manufacturing.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 ... Data refers to mining and manufacturing.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 12927  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 7855  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 4043  
Exports (million US$) 2015 64062.2  
Imports (million US$) 2015 62067.8  
Balance (million US$) 2015 1994.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 United States (28.3), China, Hong Kong SAR (8.3), United Kingdom (6.2)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 United States (13.0), Areas nes (10.7), China (9.3) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Urban population (%) 2015 92.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 83.8/80.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 64  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2011.7/25.0 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 2927 Excluding nationals residing abroad.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 45179  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.8  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 3.3 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.9 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 104.4/104.0  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 102.7/101.1  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 76.2/56.7  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 1.7 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 26.7  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 121.5 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 71.5 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 137.0  
Threatened species 2015 152  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 7.4 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 71074/9.1  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 270  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 128.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 8.6  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Net Official Development Assistance disbursed (% of GNI) 2014 0.1  
Trade Profile
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