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Table 1 Summary statistics - young males*, 1996-2011

From: Age at immigration and high school dropouts

Variable Natives** 1989-91 immigrants 1992-94 immigrants
Age 30.2 (3.89) 29.64 (3.52) 28.97 (3.07)
Age at Arrival   13.9 (3.2) 14.65 (2.82)
?6-9   11.64% 5.38%
?10-13   28.37% 27.47%
?14-15   21.28% 20.39%
?16-18   38.72% 46.76%
Time in Israel   16.74 (3.65) 15.32 (2.97)
Years of Schooling 13.66 (2.64) 13.4 (2.66) 12.58 (2.44)
?HSD (0-11 years) 9.88% 19.75% 29.52%
?HSG (12 years) 38.42% 23.04% 28.75%
?ACD (13+ years) 51.70% 57.21% 41.72%
Labor Market Status:    
?Employed 76.57% 82.86% 82.68%
?Unemployed 6.94% 5.80% 6.66%
?Out of the Labor Force 16.49% 11.33% 10.67%
Residence:    
?Tel Aviv 9.64% 6.38% 4.27%
?Haifa 3.40% 5.50% 6.14%
?Jerusalem 6.24% 4.04% 3.50%
?North 17.02% 22.09% 19.20%
?Center 46.52% 38.14% 40.53%
?South 12.54% 21.38% 23.89%
?Judea, Samaria and Gaza 4.64% 2.48% 2.47%
Father's Birthplace:    
?Israel 39.96%   
?FSU 3.26%   
?Europe/America/Oceania 14.42%   
?Asia/Africa 41.86%   
?Unknown 0.52%   
?Number of Observations 51,650 2,947 1,172
  1. *Ages at arrival 6-18 for immigrants, ages 6-18 in 1989-91 for natives (cohorts 1971-85). Aged 25+ in the survey year. Conditonal on not studying at the time of the survey.
  2. **Born in Israel or immigrated prior to 1970, excluding Arabs and non-Jews.
  3. Dropped observations: Institutions and Bedouins, people with schooling over 30 or with missing schooling.
  4. Source: CBS Labor Force Surveys 1996-2011.