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Israel in Figures - Central Bureau of Statistics 2009

Israel in Figures - Central Bureau of Statistics 2009

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Published by: Joel Alan Katz on Jan 17, 2011
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Introduction 3The State of Israel 4Key Figures 6Climate 8Environment 9Population 10Vital Statistics (live births, deaths, marriages, divorces) 11Households and Families 12Society and welfare 13Education 14Health 15Labour 16Wages 17National Economy 18Government 19Balance of Payments and Foreign Trade 20Construction, Electricity and Water 21Manufacturing, Commerce and Services 22Science and Technology 23Transport and Communications 24Tourism 25Agriculture 26
The Central Bureau of Statistics [CBS] is pleased to present the public withthe booklet “Israel in Figures”, which covers a broad range of topics relatedto Israeli demography, society, and economy.The booklet provides a brief summary of data on Israel. In this limited format,many topics could not be covered.The data presented here are updated to 2009, unless otherwise stated.Some of the
gures are rounded.For more comprehensive information about the country, including detailedde
nitions and explanations related to a broad range of topics, please referto the Statistical Abstract of Israel No. 61, 2010 and the CBS website(www.cbs.gov.il) and other CBS publications that deal speci
cally with thetopic in question.Jerusalem 2010
Prof. Shlomo YitzhakiThe Government Statistician
is an independent unitaf
liated with the Prime Minister’sOf
ce. It operates in accordance withStatistical Order (new version) 1972,and is responsible for the of
cialstatistics of Israel.
The mission of the CBS
is toprovide updated, high quality, andindependent statistical information fora wide variety of users in Israel andabroad.
The clientele of the CBS
includethe Knesset, the government, localauthorities, research institutions,businesses, and the general public.
The work of the CBS
Acts by legal authority to collectand disseminate of
cial data on thesociety and economy of Israel.
Is sovereign and independent.
Leads the national statistical system.
Provides information that addressesthe needs of a wide variety of users.
Seeks to broaden the use ofstatistical data.
Produces statistical informationwhile scrupulously ensuring its highquality.
Works towards continuouslyimproving the quality of data and theprocesses of data production.
Works towards the enrichment ofthe organization’s human capital, andtowards the continuous improvementof its organizational and technologicalinfrastructure.
Works towards reducing the public’sresponse burden, and achieving thecooperation of data providers.
Adheres to the principles ofprotecting the con
dentiality of thedata collected.
The vision of the CBS
is to providethe right information - at the right time!

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