New statistics have been published on the number of migrants in Israel in 2017.


In June 2017, the number of labor migrants in Israel was given as follows:
Legal migrant workers – 85 932
Migrant workers whose work visas have expired – 18 267

The number of people who entered Israel on tourist visas and did not leave was given as 74 000 in December 2016.

The number of asylum seekers in June 2017 was estimated at 38 540. From January until June 2017, 2 081 asylum seekers left Israel of their own accord while 2 461 were expelled to countries in Africa.