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A quarter of a million immigrants in a single decade

Statistics from the Jewish Agency show that over a quarter of a million immigrants arrived in Israel between 2010 and the end of 2019.

The figures, which were submitted this week to Jewish Agency Chairman MK Yitzhak Herzog, showed that over 255,000 immigrants arrived in Israel from 155 different countries.

The top countries the immigrants hailed from were Russia, Ukraine, France, the US, and Ethiopia. The Jewish Agency believes that by the end of 2019, a total of 34,000 immigrants will have arrived in Israel over the course of the year.

The top ten countries from which immigrants hailed (until November 2019) are:

1. Russia (66,800 immigrants)

2. Ukraine (45,670 immigrants)

3. France (38,000 immigrants)

4. United States (32,000 immigrants)

5. Ethiopia (10,500 immigrants)

6. Britain (6,320 immigrants)

7. Belarus (5,530 immigrants

8. Brazil (4,320 immigrants)

9. Canada (3,640 immigrants)

10. Argentina (3,150 immigrants)

Immigration statistics per year:

2010 – 19,297 immigrants arrived

2011 – 19,151 immigrants arrived

2012 – 18,771 immigrants arrived

2013 – 19,023 immigrants arrived

2014 – 26,508 immigrants arrived

2015 – 31, 229 immigrants arrived

2016 – 27,629 immigrants arrived

2017 – 29,509 immigrants arrived

2018 – 30,403 immigrants arrived

2019 – approximately 34,000 immigrants arrived.