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The study also pointed to a general growth in the number of employed women, and in the past two years – a rise in the number of ultra-Orthodox men joining the labor market.
According to the study, conducted by the Research and Planning Administration of the National Insurance Institute, led by Deputy Director-General Dr. Daniel Gottlieb, the employment rate of the entire population dropped 2% in the past decade.
This period saw a 2.6% fall in the employment rate among non-haredi Jews, a 6% rise among the Arab population and a 2.3% rise among haredi Jews.