Arab Israelis

overview of the ethnic Arab citizens and residents of Israel

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

Dispersion of Arab Israelis (2000)

As of 2015, there were about 2.1 million Arab Israelis[source?], about 300 thousands[source?] of them were living in East Jerusalem and a small number on the Golan Heights.

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