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Report by Central Bureau of Statistics reveals growing population, more poverty among children, less enlisting to army
The Central Bureau of Statistics published its annual report on Thursday, just before the start of 2007.
Israel's population growth rate for 2006 was 1.8 percent. A similar rate has been recorded since 2003 up to 2005. During the year, some 146,300 babies were born.
During 2006 some 19,900 new immigrants arrived in Israel, similar to the number of new immigrants in the years 2004 and 2005.
More poor children, less enlisting to army
On Wednesday, The National Council for the Child presented its 2006 annual statistics report containing information on Israel's youth.
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