Kiryat Bialik

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Kiryat Bialik
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu קִרְייַת בְּיַאלִיק
 • ISO 259 Qiryat Byáˀliq (Bialik)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic كريات بياليك
Kiryat Bialik town hall

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Kiryat Bialik is located in Israel
Kiryat Bialik
Kiryat Bialik
Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083
Destrict Haifa
Foondit 1934
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Eli Dukorsky
Area
 • Total 8,178 dunams (8.178 km2 or 3.158 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 36,200
Name meaning Bialik Toun
Website www.qbialik.org.il

Kiryat Bialik (Ebreu: קִרְייַת בְּיַאלִיק‎‎) (an aa Qiryat Bialik) is a ceety in the Haifa Destrict in Israel. It is ane o the five Krayot suburbs north o Haifa. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), at the end o 2007 the ceety haed a total population o 36,200. The ceety wis named efter the poet Hayim Nahman Bialik.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Bialik in 1944

Accordin tae CBS, the ethnic makeup o Kiryat Bialik in 2003 wis aw Jewish, athoot a significant Arab population. In 2003, there wur 17,700 males an 19,400 females. 25.8% o the population wis 19 years o age or younger, 15.8% atween 20 an 29, 17.4% atween 30 an 44, 21.5 frae 45 tae 59, 3.8% frae 60 tae 64, an 15.6% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2005 wis -0.3%. The ceety is ranked medium-heich on the socio-economic scale (7 oot o 10) Mony Jewish immigrants hae settled in Kiryat Bialik, frae Ethiopie, the umwhile Soviet Union an Argentinae.

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS figures for 2002, there wur 17,514 salaried wirkers an 912 sel-employed in Kiryat Bialik. The mean monthly wage for a salaried wirker wis 6,119 NIS, a real chynge o -4.6% ower the course o 2002. Salaried males haed a mean monthly wage o 7,851 NIS (a real chynge o -3%) versus 4,491 NIS for females (a real chynge o -7.2%). The mean income for the sel-employed wis 5,996 NIS (a real chynge o -17%). 557 fowk received unemployment benefits an 2,701 fowk received an guaranteed minimum income.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, there are 9 schuils an 6,291 students in the ceety: 6 elementary schuils wi 2,540 students, an 3 secondary education schuils (2 junior heich an 1 heich schuil, unner the same admeenistration) wi 3,751 students. 63.4% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a Bagrut (matriculation) certificate in 2002.

Mossad Ahava, a youth veelage for childer frae heich-risk hame situations, is locatit in Kiryat Bialik.

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Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°05′E / 32.833°N 35.083°E / 32.833; 35.083