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Ahead of 54th Jerusalem Day, capital's population nears 1 million


(Israel Hayom via JNS) — In the runup to Jerusalem Day, which this year falls on May 9, the city continues to be Israel’s largest, with a population nearing 1 million, according to a study by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research.

The study was presented to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin by JIPS researchers on Tuesday.

At the end of 2020, the capital’s population comprised 952,000 residents, according to the study, with an average age of 24, compared to the national average of 30. The figure in Tel Aviv was 36, while in Haifa it was 38.

The city’s Jewish population in the cap...

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