Arab Israelis

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Dispersion of Arab Israelis (2000)

Arab Israelis are Arabs who live in the State of Israel. They call themselves Palestinian Israelis. About 21% of the Israeli people are Arab Israelis.

As of 2015, there were about 2.1 million Arab Israelis, about 0.3 million of them were living in East Jerusalem and also a small number on the Golan Heights.

Most Arab Israelis are Muslims (84%), a small minority is Christian or Druze (both about 8%).