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Total country population 4,800,000
Core Jewish population 2,600
Jews per total 1,000 in population 0.54
Population with a Jewish parent 3,600
Enlarged Jewish population 5,000
Law of Return Jewish population 7,000



 

Ireland

  • The total population of Ireland on 1 January 2016 stood at 4,658,500. Its population grew by 29,600 in 2015, largely due to an excess of births over deaths. 
  • As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of Ireland was estimated to be 1,600 (0.03% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 2,400 (0.05% of the wider population). 
  • An estimated 2,800 Irish citizens qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return. 
  • The Jewish community is concentrated in Dublin. 

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