Kiryat Motzkin

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Kiryat Motzkin (Ebreu: קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין, Arabic: كريات موصقين‎) is a ceety in the Haifa Destrict o Israel, 8 km north o the ceety o Haifa. At the end o 2007, the population wis 39,600.[1] The ceety is named efter Leo Motzkin, ane o the organizers o the First Zionist Congress in 1897.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kiryat Motzkin wis foondit in 1934, on a sandy patch o land atween the railroad tracks an the Haifa-Acre road. [2]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2006 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis aw Jewish an ither non-Arabs. There wur 18,800 males an 20,900 females, wi 25.5% o the population 19 years o age or younger, 15.2% atween 20 an 29, 19.0% atween 30 an 44, 20.1% frae 45 tae 59, 4.5% frae 60 tae 64, an 15.9% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2006 wis -0.1%.[3] The ceety is ranked medium-heich on the socio-economic scale (7 oot o 10)[4]

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2005, there wur 17,887 salaried wirkers an 978 sel-employed. The mean monthly wage for a salaried wirker wis NIS 6,581, a real chynge o 0.6% ower the course o 2004. Salaried males haed a mean monthly wage o NIS 8,773 (a real chynge o 3.0%) compared tae NIS 4,634 for females (a real chynge o -2.2%). The mean income for sel-employed wis 6,327. 437 fowk received unemployment benefits an 2,157 received an income supplement.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are 12 schuils and 6,071 students in Kiryat Motzkin, wi 6 elementary schuils (2,724 students) an 6 heich schuils (3,347 students). 58.4% o 12t grade students wur eligible for a matriculation certificate in 2006.

Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Kiryat Motzkin is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. tacomaculture.org - Sister Cities of Tacoma
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  4. http://www.cbs.gov.il/www/publications/local_authorities2003/pdf/t02.pdf
  5. "Kiryat Motzkin, Israel" at the Port of Tacoma website

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