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Table 2 Summary statistics - young females*, 1996-2011

From: Age at immigration and high school dropouts

Variable Natives** 1989-91 immigrants 1992-94 immigrants
Age 30.2 (3.86) 29.7 (3.56) 28.85 (2.92)
Age at Arrival   13.84 (3.27) 14.61 (2.83)
?6-9   12.39% 5.80%
?10-13   29.19% 27.02%
?14-15   20.16% 21.30%
?16-18   38.25% 45.88%
Time in Israel   16.86 (3.58) 15.24 (3.16)
Years of Schooling 14.05 (2.45) 13.95 (2.54) 13.22 (2.74)
?HSD (0-11 years) 4.73% 12.49% 20.69%
?HSG (12 years) 36.39% 24.09% 29.24%
?ACD (13+ years) 58.88% 63.43% 50.08%
Labor Market Status:    
?Employed 73.89% 80.16% 81.37%
?Unemployed 7.22% 6.13% 5.88%
?Out of the Labor Force 18.89% 13.71% 12.75%
Residence:    
?Tel Aviv 8.73% 5.60% 4.81%
?Haifa 3.49% 5.73% 4.05%
?Jerusalem 7.36% 4.09% 3.28%
?North 16.22% 23.16% 21.98%
?Center 46.31% 37.92% 40.31%
?South 12.71% 20.23% 22.67%
?Judea, Samaria and Gaza 5.19% 3.26% 2.90%
Father's Birthplace:    
?Israel 39.68%   
?FSU 3.64%   
?Europe/America/Oceania 14.60%   
?Asia/Africa 41.68%   
?Unknown 0.40%   
?Number of Observations 56,478 3,035 1,310
  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.