Fertility rates of Arab and Jewish Israelis equal for first time

In 2015, for the first time in the state’s history, Jewish and Arab women had the same fertility rate, according to a report the Central Bureau of Statistics released this week to mark International Day of the Child.

According to the findings, last year Jewish and Arab Israeli women alike were expected, over the course of their lifetimes, to have an average of 3.13 children.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Fertility-rates-of-Arab-and-Jewish-Israelis-equal-for-first-time-472802

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