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									          CBS, STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF ISRAEL 2010                   2010   ‫למ''ס, שנתון סטטיסטי לישראל‬




                          5       HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES

               LABOUR FORCE SURVEYS                         household who have partners and/or
                                                            children of their own.
                  HOUSEHOLDS AND                            Family: A nuclear family of two persons
               FAMILIES - DEMOGRAPHIC                       or more who share the same household
                  CHARACTERISTICS                           and are related to one another as husband
                           (Tables 5.1-5.13)                and wife, as an unmarried couple, or as
                                                            parent and child. Thus, a family can be
             The estimates for households and families      only a couple, a couple with children (in
             are obtained from current labour force         various age groups, defined by the age of
             surveys.                                       the youngest child), or a single parent with
             For a description of the survey, see the       children.
             Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour and        A single-parent family includes also
             Wages.                                         families in which the parent is married but
             DEFINITIONS                                    the spouse does not reside in the
             Population of households: The tables           household most of the week or does not
             refer to all households, with the exception    belong to the survey population.
             of households in kibbutzim, institutions,      A “family” also includes a family of
             students‟ dormitories and people living        grandparents with grandchildren aged 15
             outside localities (Bedouins in the South      and over without parents, or only siblings
             and others) (see Table at the end of the       aged 15 and over who live together without
             Introduction).                                 spouses or children.
             A household is defined as one person or        Family size is determined by the number
             a group of persons living together in one      of persons in the family, as defined above.
             dwelling on a permanent basis most of the      Other persons in the household:
             week, who have a common expense                Persons without a family of their own, who
             budget for food. A household may include       live in a household together with a “family”
             persons who are not a family.                  that is not their nuclear family.
             Size of household is determined by the         Religion and Population group: The
             number of persons in the household,            head of the household is the only
             according to the above definition.             household member who is questioned
             Type of household is determined by the         regarding his religion. The head of the
             relationships between the persons              household‟s religion is registered as the
             residing in the household, as well as by       religion of all the members of the
             other demographic variables.                   household. The classification according to
             Type of household includes family              religion     includes:    Jews,   Moslems,
             households and non-family households.          Christians, Druze and other religions
             The data according to this variable have       (other religions also include no religion or
             been published since 1997.                     religion unknown).
                A family household is a household that      The category “Other Religions” includes
                contains at least one “family”.             all those who replied that they are not
                A “family household” can include: one       Jews. Until the beginning of the 1990s,
                family, one family with other persons, or   “Other Religions” mainly included Arabs.
                two families or more.                       Following the wave of immigration in the
                A non-family household includes one         1990s, the population group “Others” was
                person only or a group of persons who       added to this category (see below). As of
                are not a family.                           2002, this group was divided into two
             Children up to age 17 in a household           population groups:
             includes all children up to age 17             - “Arabs”: a. live in non-Jewish localities,
             (inclusive) in a household. Does not           or b. live in Jewish or mixed localities,
             include persons aged 15-17 in the
HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                        )42(                     ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
   were born in Israel or arrived in Israel               weighting groups. The main change was
   before 1990.                                           to break the weighting group of the
   - “Others”: live in Jewish or mixed                    immigrants, which now includes only
   localities, and arrived in Israel in 1990 and          immigrants residing up to 4 years in the
   after.                                                 country, see Introduction to Chapter 12 -
   District: See the definition of district and           Labour and Wages.
   sub-district in the paragraph “Labour                  The sampling errors for the estimates in
   Force Surveys - Households - Economic                  tables 5.1-5.13 were calculated for each
   Characteristics and Housing” below.                    of the estimates separately.
   Continent of origin: For those born                    Until 2005, calculation of the sampling
   abroad, the continent of birth was                     errors for the estimates was based on the
   recorded; for those born in Israel - the               assumption        that    the    demographic
   father‟s continent of birth.                           characteristics of households do not
   Highest diploma received: See definition               change during the course of a year, and
   in the Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour             that those characteristics remain constant
                                                          during the different quarters of a given
   and        Wages.        For       additional
                                                          year.
   explanations, see definitions of Levels                As of 2006, the method of calculation was
   of education in the Introduction to                    changed. The new method includes a
   Chapter 8 - Education.                                 calculation of the correlations of the
   Type of locality by which data are                     demographic            characteristics    of
   classified is the permanent type of locality           households between every two quarters of
   (see     definitions    in   “Geographical             a year, for households in which data were
   Distribution of the Population” in the                 collected for two quarters in the course of
   introduction to Chapter 2 - Population).               a given year. To caution the reader
   Since 2002, localities have been classified            against data with low levels of reliability,
   according to the type of locality as                   estimates with a relative sampling error
   determined according to population                     (sampling error divided by the estimate)
   estimates at the end of 2001, as of 2007,              ranging from 25% to 40% are set in
   the classification is based on estimates of            parentheses. For estimates with a relative
   population size at the end of 2005.                    sampling error exceeding 40% no
                                                          numerical values are presented and two
   Development localities: See definition in
                                                          dots (“..”) are indicated in their place.
   the Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour
   and Wages.                                             Regarding tables 5.14-5.25, calculations
                                                          of the sampling error are approximate.
   ESTIMATION                                             Therefore, data based on a population
   For each of the estimates presented here,              estimate below 3,000 are set in
   a “weighting coefficient” was determined               parentheses, see explanation in Chapter
   for each household participating in the                12 - Labour and Wages.
   sample. This coefficient reflects the
   number of units in the survey population               For more details about methods of
   represented by each unit in the sample.                collecting, processing and estimation, see
   The “weighting coefficient” was identical              Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour and
   for each of the “households” “families”,               Wages.
   “couples”, and “persons” in the same
   household. The “weighting coefficient”
   system is determined through an iterative
   process, so that after the “weighting” there
   is a correlation between the distribution of
   persons in the sample households by
   primary variables and the corresponding
   distribution of persons by current
   demographic estimates.
   In 2002, a number of changes were
   introduced in the definitions of the

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                            )43(                           ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
                                                        aged 18 or over (except households
    LABOUR FORCE SURVEYS                                where the only wage earner is aged 15-17
    HOUSEHOLDS - ECONOMIC                               and households where there are only 15-
     CHARACTERISTICS AND                                17 year old persons).
                                                        Working age: Men aged 15-64;
          HOUSING                                                      women aged 15-59.
               (Tables 5.14-5.25)                       As of 2009: Men aged 15-66;
   DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS                                       women aged 15-61.
   Population of households - see above                    Household     with    working age
   definition.                                             persons: A household with at least
   The investigation unit is a household.                  one person of working age.
   Household : See above definition.
                                                            Household with persons over
   Size of household: See above definition.
                                                            working age only (pensioners):
   Characteristics of the labour force:
                                                            Persons entitled to old age pensions
   The labour force includes persons aged
                                                            from the National Insurance Institute.
   15 and over who were employed (incl.
                                                        Number of rooms in the dwelling: All
   permanent army) or unemployed during
                                                        rooms used by the household as living
   the determinant week.
                                                        quarters. The following were not included
   In this chapter, employed persons are
                                                        in the number of rooms: kitchens,
   divided according to the extent to which
                                                        bathrooms, toilets, verandas, rooms used
   they usually work:
                                                        for business purposes or for work only
       - Usually employed full time: Employed
                                                        and rooms let to tenants. Until 1979, half
       persons usually working 35 or more
                                                        a room was counted as a room. In
       hours a week, including those who
                                                        January 1980, a full registration of rooms
       belong to the permanent army.
                                                        and half rooms was made, and
       - Usually employed part time:
                                                        consequently, 1980 data were processed
       Employed persons usually working up
                                                        twice.
       to 34 hours a week.
                                                        Number of persons per room (housing
   For further details, see the Labour Force
                                                        density) was calculated by dividing the
   Surveys and the paragraph “Employed,
                                                        number of persons who live in the
   Employees/Jobs, Employee Jobs” in the
                                                        household by the total number of rooms
   Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour and
                                                        occupied by members of the household.
   Wages.
   Head of household is the economic head               Religion and Population group: see
   of household. As of 1995, the definition of          above definition.
   head of household was changed and                    Type of locality: see above definition.
   determined by the degree of belonging to             Development localities: see definition in
   the labour force, without regard of age or           the Introduction to Chapter 12 - Labour
   sex.
                                                        and Wages.
   - The head of household is the main
                                                        District and sub-district were defined
     wage earner of the household, i.e., an
                                                        according to the official administrative
     employed person who usually works
                                                        division of the state, which includes 6
     35 or more hours per week (including
                                                        districts and 15 sub-districts.
     soldiers in the permanent army), and
                                                        As of 1972, Judea, Samaria and the Gaza
     precedes an employed person who
                                                        Areas were added, in order to
     works up to 34 hours a week, who
                                                        characterize the Israeli localities in those
     precedes an unemployed person.
                                                        areas. The data for 2005 relate to the
   - If more than one person in the
                                                        residents of the Judea, Samaria and Gaza
     household fits the definition of head of
                                                        Areas, and do not reflect changes in the
     household, the head is determined by
                                                        population following the evacuation of the
     the interviewee.
                                                        Israeli localities in the Gaza Area and in
   - If there is no wage earner in the
                                                        northern        Samaria       under      the
     household, the head of household is
                                                        Disengagement Plan Law, 2005.
     determined by the interviewee.
                                                        As of 2006 - Judea and Samaria Area.
   Note: The head of household is a person

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                          )44(                           ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
   See definition in the Introduction to                conducted annually.
   Chapter 2 - Population.                              The population: As of 1997, includes the
   SOURCES                                              entire urban and rural population,
   Data on households by economic                       excluding kibbutzim, collective moshavim,
   characteristics and housing are annual               and Bedouins living outside localities (see
   averages obtained from the current                   table at the end of the Introduction).
   investigations of the Labour Force                   DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS
   Surveys, and they relate to all of the               Household: See definition above.
   households in the country (excluding                 Components of the budget in the
   kibbutzim,      institutions, students‟              Household Expenditure Survey: All the
   dormitories, and people living outside               goods and services are divided into ten
   localities (Bedouins in the South and                main items: food (excl. fruit, vegetables);
   others). Data on housing also exclude                vegetables and fruit; housing; dwelling
   absorption centers.                                  and household maintenance; furniture and
   As of 1999, population estimates obtained            household equipment; clothing and
   from the Labour Force Surveys have been              footwear; health; education, culture and
   based on the results of the 1995 Census              entertainment;           transport      and
   of Population and Housing. In addition, a            communications; miscellaneous goods
   new weighting method has been                        and services. Within each item there is a
   implemented.                                         division into sub-groups, and each sub-
                                                        group contains the goods and services as
   Data for 1998 were processed according               reported by the households, e.g., Health
   to the new system in order to enable                 is divided into four sub-groups: health
   comparison with the 1999 data.                       insurance, dental treatment, health
   As of 2002, a number of changes have                 services and other health expenditures.
   been made in the weighting groups. The               Each such sub-group contains single
   data for 2001 were processed according               products, e.g., Health insurance includes
   to the “new” method, in order to make it             supplementary insurance in all of the
   possible to compare them with data from              various health funds, as well as other
   2002. For additional details, see                    health insurance policies.
   Introduction to Chapter 12, Labour and               Earner: A person who worked for pay at
   Wages.                                               least one day during the three months
                                                        before the interviewer‟s visit to the
    HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE                               household. It should be mentioned that
         SURVEY, 2008                                   this definition differs from the one used in
          (Tables 5.26-5.29 and 5.33-5.35)              the Labour Force Surveys.
   The purposes and the uses of the                     Deciles: See definition below in the
   survey are to obtain the components of               explanations on income surveys.
   household budget and additional data                 Standard person: see definition below in
   used for characterizing the living                   the explanations on income surveys.
   conditions of households in aspects such             Net income per standard person: The
   as: consumption patterns, standard and               total current financial income of a
   composition of nutrition, income level and           household, after deduction of compulsory
   its composition, housing conditions,                 payments; and the household‟s total
   models      for    forecasting     consumer          income from services provided as a result
   behaviour, and the incidence of the                  of ownership of a dwelling or vehicle;
   indirect tax on various groups in the                divided by the number of standard
   population. One of the most important                persons in the household.
   purposes of the survey is to determine the           Compulsory payments: Direct taxes
   “weight” for the basket of the consumer              imposed on current income, i.e., Income
   price index.                                         Tax, National Insurance, and National
   The survey was first conducted at the                Health Insurance. These payments were
   beginning of the 1950s, and until 1997               calculated according to the tax rules
   was conducted approximately every five               operating in the economy, and were not
   years. Since 1997, the survey has been               obtained directly from households.

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                          )45(                           ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
   Compulsory payments are included in                    Ownership of durable goods: the
   non-consumption expenditures.                          percentage of households in a given group
   Consumption           expenditure:        All          that own or have at their disposal durable
   household payments for the purchase of                 goods such as: the percentage of
   goods or services, as well as the                      households in Jerusalem that have a
   imputation of expenditure on the                       washing machine, colour TV, personal
   consumption of housing services and                    computer, car, mobile phone, etc.
   vehicles (the purchase of which is defined
   as investment and not as consumption).                 SOURCES
   Expenditures on housing services were                  The survey data on expenditures were
   calculated by imputation of alternative rent           obtained from the investigation of a
   payments for dwellings of the same size in             sample of 5,971 households in 171
   the same locality or region. The imputation            localities which were investigated for a
   data for rent were obtained from three                 year, in the period between January 2008
   sources:                                               and January 2009. Data on income are
   (1) The current rent survey conducted in               based on the combined sample of the
         the framework of the Consumer Price              income       survey      and     household
         Index;                                           expenditures survey (an explanation of the
   (2) Rent data for households residing in               income survey sample is presented
         rented dwellings, from the household             below).
         expenditure survey itself;                       Sampling framework: Arnona [municipal
   (3) External sources.                                  property tax] lists of the local authorities
   For key money dwellings, the difference                were used as the framework for drawing
   between the actual rent paid and the full              the sample. Completion was made from a
   rent value was imputed, on the basis of the            framework of new building.
   values obtained from the sources                       Sampling unit: residential dwelling.
   mentioned above.                                       Investigation unit: a „household‟ (see
   Expenditures for vehicle services were                 definition above, in the paragraph “Labour
   estimated according to the value of the                Force      Surveys     -   Households      -
   services deriving from the asset. For                  Demographic Characteristics”.
   example, for every household that owns a               METHOD OF INVESTIGATION AND
   car, the value of services deriving from the           PROCESSING
   asset is estimated according to the value              Three questionnaires were filled in for
   of its depreciation and the alternative                each household investigated:
   interest that was imputed also as income               1. A questionnaire on the composition of
   for that household.                                        the household which was filled in by
   Purchase of products: A product is                         the interviewer. The questionnaire
   considered purchased according to the                      contains demographic and basic
   day in which it was received and the full                  economic data for each household
   sum of purchase is considered an                           member.
   expenditure on product when the product                2. A biweekly ledger in which the
   reaches the dwelling, even if it was only                  household      recorded    the     daily
   partially paid for at the time. Therefore,                 expenditures      of   all   household
   money paid in advance by the household                     members for two weeks.
   for a product or a service not yet received            3. A summary questionnaire in which the
   or debts paid for a product that is already                interviewer    recorded    details    of
   in the dwelling are not considered as                      household expenditures over the last
   consumption expenditures but as an                         three months or 12 months preceding
   increase      in    savings.     Compulsory                the interview.
   payments are not included, because they                In this questionnaire, data on all
   don‟t represent direct purchase of a given             household incomes were also obtained.
   product or service.                                    All the budget components for each
   Money        consumption       expenditure:            household were expressed in terms of a
   consumption expenditures as defined                    common denominator: a monthly estimate
   above, without imputation of services on               at a uniform price level reflecting the
   housing and vehicles.                                  average for the 2008 survey period. That
HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                            )46(                           ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
   average was 124.0 points, according to                household is not working: households
   the base 1998=100.                                    where the head of the household did not
   Estimation: The survey used weighting                 work for even one day over the three
   coefficients in order to minimize, to the             months preceding the visit of the
   extent possible, sampling errors, as well             interviewer.
   as biases that may result from the fact               Employee: Any survey participant who
   that the characteristics of households that           had some salaried income over the three
   did not participate in the survey may differ          months preceding the visit of the
   from those of the participating households.           interviewer.
   For an explanation of the weighting                   Gross money income of households:
   coefficients, see the above section on                The total current money income of the
   demographic characteristics.                          household before deduction of compulsory
   Details on the Household Expenditure                  payments (income tax, National Insurance,
   Survey can be found in Publication no.                and Health Insurance). Gross money
   1404, Household Expenditure Survey                    income includes income of all household
   2008, General Summary (see the list                   members from salaried or self employed,
   below).                                               property, interest, dividends, current
                                                         income from support and pensions, or any
          INCOME SURVEYS                                 other income. Gross money income does
                (Tables 5.30 -5.32)                      not include non-recurrent payments (e.g.,
   The data presented here were obtained                 inheritance, severance pay from the place
   from income surveys. The surveys have                 of work, restitution from Germany, etc).
   been conducted regularly since 1965 as                Nor does it include imputations for income
   part of the Labour Force Survey. As of                from use of own dwelling or other types of
   1997, income data obtained from two                   income in kind.
   surveys - the Labour Force Survey and                 Net money income: Gross money income
   the Household Expenditure Survey - have               after deduction of compulsory payments.
   been combined into one combined                       Data on net income were not obtained
   Income Survey (see the “Sample”                       directly from the households surveyed, but
   paragraph in the “Sources” section at the             were calculated on the basis of gross
   end of this chapter.) The findings relate to          income and the tax rules as applied in
   the income of households, where the head              Israel.
   of the household was an employee, self-               Standard person: the size of a household
   employed, or not working.                             affects the level of living that can be
   More detailed results of the Income                   maintained on a given income. In order to
   Surveys and a comprehensive description               provide a basis for comparing the level of
   of the methods and definitions used can               living of households with varying numbers
   be found in Publication no. 1403, Income              of members, they are usually classified by
   Survey 2008.                                          income per person. It is also assumed that
                                                         the number of household members does
   DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS
                                                         not have a uniform impact on the potential
   Household: See definition above, in the
                                                         level of living that can be attained from a
   paragraph “Labour Force Surveys -
                                                         given income. Accordingly, there are
   Households          -      Demographic
                                                         advantages to a large household.
   Characteristics”.
                                                         Therefore the number of household
   Earner: See definition above, in the
                                                         members was weighted into a uniform
   paragraph      “Household    Expenditure
                                                         scale. The scale establishes the two-
   Survey”.
                                                         person household as a base unit. The
   Head of household: See definition above,
                                                         larger the number of household members,
   in the paragraph “Labour Force Surveys -              the smaller the marginal influence of each
   Households - Economic Characteristics                 additional person. Based on this scale, the
   and Housing”                                          number of persons in a household is
   Households of employees: households
                                                         expressed in terms of standard persons
   where the head of the household is an
                                                         per household. The full scale is presented
   employee or member of a cooperative.
                                                         in the following table.
   Households where the head of the

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                           )47(                          ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
        Actual        Marginal        No. of                 Force Surveys 2008). One-fourth of
       number        Weight per      Standard                the participants in the labour force
    of persons in     Person         Persons                 survey sample that are included in
     household                                               the definition of the Income Survey
   1 person               1.25          1.25                 were asked about their income.
   2 persons              0.75          2.00            2. Household         Expenditure      Survey
   3 persons              0.65          2.65                 (details of the sampling procedure
   4 persons              0.55          3.20                 appear also in Publication no. 1404,
   5 persons              0.55          3.75                 Household Expenditure Survey 2008,
   6 persons              0.50          4.25                 General Summary, Jerusalem, 2010)
   7 persons              0.50          4.75                 - conducted annually as of 1997. In
   8 persons              0.45          5.20                 the survey, household members are
   9+ persons             0.40
                               (1)                           asked about their expenditures as
   (1)
       For each additional person.                           well as their income.
                                                        In both surveys, the survey sample is a
   Net income per standard person: The                  dwelling sample. In each dwelling
                                                        selected for the sample, all of the
   net household income is divided by the
                                                        households residing in the same dwelling
   number of standard persons in the
                                                        were surveyed (in most cases, there was
   household.
                                                        one household per dwelling).
   Decile: A decile is a group including 10
                                                        In general, the samples of both surveys
   percent of the surveyed population,
                                                        were drawn in two stages: in the first
   arranged by income level (the classifying
                                                        stage, a stratified sample of localities was
   income), from households with the lowest
                                                        drawn. In the second stage, a systematic
   income levels to households with the
                                                        random sample of households was drawn
   highest income levels (the top decile).
                                                        in each of the localities selected for the
   The income used to classify households
                                                        sample. The main source for drawing the
   can be either gross or net, per household,
                                                        sample of dwellings was the municipal
   per capita, or per standard person.
                                                        property tax file of the local authority. The
   Gini coefficient: A measure of inequality
                                                        main       dwelling       samples        were
   in income distribution, ranging from 0
                                                        supplemented by samples of dwelling
   (“complete equality”) to 1 (“maximum
                                                        units in student dormitories, absorption
   inequality”).
                                                        centers, and sheltered housing for the
   SOURCES                                              elderly. In addition, the samples were
   The population: The combined survey                  updated during the course of the survey
   conducted as of 1997 represents all of the           year, as new apartments were selected for
   residents of Israel in Jewish localities,            the sample were added from a special
   non-Jewish localities, and mixed localities          framework of new construction.
   - excluding kibbutzim and Bedouins living            In 2008, the data were based on a sample
   outside of localities. In 2000-2001, there           of 14,167 households - 8,196 were taken
   were      problems      investigating   the          from the income survey, and 5,971 were
   population of East Jerusalem. Therefore,             taken from the household expenditures
   the latest data do not include that                  survey.
   population (see table at the end of the              The survey period: The Income Survey
   Introduction).                                       examines the income of each individual
   The sample: As of 1997, the Income                   aged 15 and over during the three months
   Survey is based on income data collected             preceding the interviewer‟s visit. In this
   both in the Income Survey and in the                 way, every annual survey examines the
   Household Expenditure Survey:                        quarterly income of the survey population
   1. The Income Survey was conducted                   over a period of 15 months.
        together with the regular Labour                The Household Expenditure Survey is
        Force Survey (for details on the                conducted for a period of 13 months,
        sampling procedures, see Chapter                during which data are collected on the
        12, “Labour and Wages”, and see                 income of every household member aged
        publication no. 1377 of the Central             15 and over, and on the income of each
        Bureau of Statistics series Labour              household. Here, too, the survey
HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES                          )48(                           ‫משקי בית ומשפחות‬
    examines income of each household                                    data are presented according to the
    during the three months preceding the                                average level of prices during the survey
    month of the interviewer‟s visit, and the                            year.
    income data collected over the entire                                Estimation: See above, in the section on
    survey for each household over a period                              demographic        characteristics     of
    of 15 months.                                                        households.
    Adjustment of prices: All of the income
              Table of Populations Included in Estimates of Households
                             in Household Surveys(1)
                        Population                                  Labour            Household
                                                                     Force            Expenditure
                                                                    Surveys           Survey and
                                                                                    Income Survey
Population by Type of Locality:
Urban localities (2,000 or more residents)                         Yes              Yes
Rural localities (up to 2,000 residents):
Kibbutzim                                                          No               No
Other rural localities (including moshavim,
collective moshavim, community localities, etc.)                   Yes              Yes
                                                                                    )excl.
                                                                                    collective
                                                                                    moshavim)
Special Populations:
Bedouins in the south living outside of localities                 No               No
Places, living outside of localities (excluding
Bedouins in the south) and households in                           No               Yes
institutional localities
Institutions
Absorption centers(2)                                              Yes              Yes
Student dormitories at the 7 major universities                    No               Yes
Sheltered housing(3)                                               Yes              Yes
Other institutions(4):
Residents of institutions (protected residents,                    No               No
patients)
Households in institutions                                         No               Yes
1. The discrepancy between household estimates in the Labour Force Survey, Household Expenditure Survey,
and Income Survey amounts to about 20,000 households. Of those, about 10,000 are households in institutions,
about 7,000 households are in student dormitories, and about 3,000 households are in places, or living outside of
localities, or in institutional localities.
2. Housing density estimates: absorption centers are included in the Household Expenditure Survey, and are not
included in the Labour Force Surveys.
3. Only some of the population living in sheltered housing is included in the Labour Force Surveys.
4. Includes student dormitories in colleges, hospitals, old age homes without sheltered housing, schools, etc.




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                                    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
          TECHNICAL SERIES                             1377   Labour Force Surveys 2008 (Internet
          73   Typology of Households and Families            only)
               in Israel, 1999                         1400   Households      and    Families   -
          78   Labour Force Surveys - Changes in              Demographic Characteristics 2007-
               the Methodology, in the Definitions,           2008, Based on Labour Force Surveys
               and in the Questionnaire 1954-2003             (Internet only)
               (Internet only)                         1403   Income Survey, 2008
          SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS                         1404   Household Expenditure Survey, 2008,
          1222 Characteristics and Classification of          General Summaries
               Local Authorities by the Socio-         CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING
               Economic Level of the Population 2001   1995
          1231 Household Expenditure Survey 2000-      1    Population      and    Household     -
               2002: Households of Immigrants from          Provisional Results
               the USSR (Former)                       8a   Socio-Economic Characteristics of
          1308 Arab      Households:  Income     and        Population     and   Households     in
               Expenditures 2006                            Localities with 2,000 Inhabitants and
          1376 Households          -      Economic          More - Selected Findings (Hebrew
               Characteristics and Housing Density          only)
               Based on Labour Force Surveys 2008
               (Internet only)




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