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Number of Residents in Modiin Maccabim Reut - The City in Numbers Yom Ha'Atzmaut 2017

Information from the Modiin municipal spokesman

On Israel's 69th Independence Day, there are 92,220 residents in Modiin Maccabim Reut, compared to 90,495 residents (an increase of 1,725 people) on the previous Independence Day - according to the municipality's population registry (accurate as of 20/4/2017).

The data shows that the number of men and women in the city is almost equal, with 46,291 women and 45,929 men.

A matter of age

The breakdown of the population between ages once again shows how young Modiin Maccabim Reut is:

  • Ages 0-5 - 9,507 (compared to 10,052 last year)
  • Ages 6-12 - 14,676
  • Ages 13-17 - 9,455
  • Ages 18-21 - 6,092
  • Ages 22-40 - 19,439
  • Ages 40-60: 24,276
  • Ages 60+: 8,755

Overall, 19,884 of the city residents were born in Modiin since 1996 (including Maccabim & Reut) and they make 21% of the city's population!

490 of the city's residents where born in the year Israel was created, and will be celebrating their 69th birthday this year.

There are 4 residents who are 102 years old, one who is 101, 2 who are 100, and 2 that will turn 100 this year.

At the other end of the age scale, 1,170 new residents were born during 2016 (167 less than in 2015), and another 271 babies between January and April 20th, 2017.

The neighborhoods who had the most babies in this period:

  • HaKramim - 253 (The new "Babies Neighborhood")
  • Avnei Chen / Keizer - 220
  • Meso'a / Givat C - 158
  • HaMeginim / Shimshoni Dromi - 123

Number of citizens per neighborhood

  • Avnei Chen - 11,397
  • Masu'ah - 10,083
  • Nechalim - 9,874
  • Kramim - 9,551
  • Meginim - 8,584
  • Prachim - 8,332
  • Moriah - 7,562
  • Nevi'im - 6,477
  • Shvatim - 6,060

In addition, there are 6,510 residents in Reut and 2,880 in Maccabim.

Where did most of the new residents come from

  • Jerusalem - 678
  • Tel Aviv - 301
  • Givat Ze'ev - 106

Plus 23 came from Eilat!

The number of residents defined as new olim* stands now at 12,052* - out of which 675 made aliyah in the last year and settled directly in Modiin (compared to 300 last year).

  • 2,763 made aliyah from the former USSR
  • 1,736 from the US
  • 785 from Russia
  • 591 from the UK
  • 569 from France

Overall, the city's Olim came from about 50 different countries, including: Costa Rica, The Philippines, China, Ivory Coast and Iceland.

*New oleh is defined as someone who made aliyah in the last 10 years, meaning that more veteran olim are not included in the numbers above.

(Picture: Aviv Markovitz - from 'Choref Modiini' courtesy of the muncipal spokesman's office).

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