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Tira is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), at the end of 2004 the city had a total population of 20,300. It is part of the triangle.
Tira is close to Kfar Saba, a larger Jewish city, and is well known by its neighbors for its weekly outdoor market, as well as for its Palestinian cuisine.
According to CBS, in 2004 the ethnic makeup of the city was 99.6% Muslim Arabs .
According to CBS, in 2001 there were 9,600 males and 9,300 females. The population of the city was spread out with 47.4% 19 years of age or younger, 16.2% between 20 and 29, 19.9% between 30 and 44, 10.8% from 45 to 59, 1.8% from 60 to 64, and 3.8% 65 years of age or older. The population growth rate in 2001 was 2.8%.
In 2004, 41.3% of the population was 17 years or younger, 54.5% were between 18 and 64 years of age, and 4.2% were aged 65 and above.
According to CBS, as of 2000, in the city there were 3,654 salaried workers and 953 are self-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried worker in the city is ILS 3,767, a real change of 2.4% over the course of 2000. Salaried males have a mean monthly wage of ILS 4,494 (a real change of 6.1%) versus ILS 2,319 for females (a real change of -13.0%). The mean income for the self-employed is 4,289. There are 69 people who receive unemployment benefits and 1,183 people who receive an income guarantee.
In 2004, 41.9% of the population was part of the workforce.
According to CBS, there are 10 schools and 4,735 students in the city. They are spread out as 7 elementary schools and 2,896 elementary school students, and 3 high schools and 1,839 high school students. 64.8% of 12th grade students were entitled to a matriculation certificate in 2001.
In 2004, 6.5% of the population had 0 years of education, 17.1% had up to 8 years, 55% had 9 to 12 years, 11.8% had 13-15 years, and 9.7% had 16 or more years of education. 10% had an academic degree.
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Many High school students from Tira Study at High schools out of Tira.
Tira's Students are among of the best students from Israel's Arab sector. Many High Schoolers from Tira have received Scholarships from Israeli Universities and participate in exchange programs such as Y.E.S (Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs), Seeds of Peace and CISV.
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List of Arab localities in Israel