Every year, days before Yom Ha'atzmaut, the Central Bureau of Statistics publishes its demographic report.
Here are some figures about the city of Eilat:
47,700 POPULATION: 24,700 men and 23,000 women living in Eilat, making it the 32nd largest city in Israel (for its population).
84.3% of residents are Jews, 11.7% atheists, 4% of which are Arab Muslims 2.9%, 0.5% and 0.5% Druze Catholics.
LITTLE CHILDREN: The percentage of children under 20 years is one of the lowest in the country (which positions the city in 169th position in the age of 0 to 20 slices).
YOUNG CITY HOWEVER: Over 42% of people between 20 and 44 years (which puts it in 11th position in this age group).
It is also the city that has the highest movement of people in this age group who come to live and who leave.
This means that the seaside town attracts a young, single people who just work there, but that does not necessarily rest live
here to start a family.
Percentage by age group
0 to 4 years: 8.3%
5 to 9 years: 7.3%
10 to 14 years: 7%
15 to 19 years: 6.3%
20 to 29 years: 18.9%
30 to 44 years: 23.2%
From 45 to 59 years: 17.4%
60 to 64 years: 4.3%
65 and over: 7.3%
HOW DO WE WIN-A EILAT?
The average salary in Eilat is not one of the highest in the country.
The wage gap between men and women is great, but below the national average in Eilat.
The average monthly salary in Eilat in 2011 amounted to 6679 shekels.
The average monthly wage for a man is 7742 shekels, and for a woman to 5532 shekels.
Regarding the self, the average monthly wage is 8480 NIS.
CONSEQUENCES OF A CITY TOURISM
Among all cities, those where the housing tax (arnona) is highest are tourist cities: Tel Aviv (NIS 6445) and Eilat (5030 shekels).
Water consumption in the most south of the country is the highest town: 74.5 m3 of water per person.
Eilat is also the city that registers the highest number of waste per person per day and 3.3 kg per person on average.
Source: Central Bureau of Statistics
A suivre: / To be continued: / Hauteur - Eyal Golan