Arab Israelis

Arab ethnic group in Israel who mostly adhere to Islam

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.

Dispersion of Arab Israelis (2000)

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%).