Urban population reached 8.05 mil in 2017 in Israel, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.05 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Israel reached an all time high of 8.05 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.62 mil in 1960. When compared to Israel's main peers, urban population in Egypt amounted to 41.7 mil, 8.80 mil in Jordan, 5.38 mil in Lebanon and 9.77 mil in Syria in 2017.
Israel has been ranked 71st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.