Arab Population

The Arab Population Team was established in 2018 to integrate the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute's (MJB's) contributions to the study of the Arab population in Israel. The team focuses on the assessment of various governmental five-year plans pertaining to different segments of the Arab minority. The team has recently completed a The team has recently completed a the socio-economic development plan for the Negev Bedouin population for the years 2017-2021, recommending policies to improve planning, implementation, and monitoring processes. The team currently operates an extensive research program related to the plan for the reduction of socio-economic gaps in the Arab population in Israel for the years 2022-2026 ("Takadum").

2024 Research Themes

  • The status of the Arab population in Israel – indicators, aims, and trends
  • The take-up of social and economic rights by Israeli Arabs – scope and patterns
  • The production of data related to Israeli Arabs from the 2022 population census
  • The functional competence and economic resilience of Arab local municipalities
Click to download the (Hebrew-language) document "General Database of Arab Population Studies in Israel."
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2024 Research Themes

The status of the Arab population in Israel – indicators, aims, and trends
The take-up of social and economic rights by Israeli Arabs – scope and patterns
The production of data related to Israeli Arabs from the 2022 population census
The functional competence and economic resilience of Arab local municipalities

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