#ShortNews: Israel’s Christian population on the rise

A Christian population that is growing, even with a lower child birth rate compared with Jews and Muslims, thanks also to the arrival of migrant workers. A good level of education among young people, with a figure that almost equals the Jewish majority and a percentage of increasingly significant active participation in the life of the country.

According to the document, Christians today in Israel are about 175 thousand equal to 2% of the total population. In 2017, the population growth of the minority reached 2.2%, a marked increase compared to 1.4% in the previous year. According to experts, growth is linked to the arrival of 597 migrants from Ethiopia rather than a boom in new births (where problems remain).

Education, health and above all tourism – in particular pilgrimages  -are the sectors in which the Christian community finds its most frequent employment.

Here to read full article: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Christians-in-Israel-grow-%28slightly%29-through-immigration.-Educated-and-active-45909.html

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