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Data & Statistics

A vital component of the Israel Internet Association’s mission is to provide researchers and policymakers with reliable information and data about the unique qualities of the Israeli internet and its users. Thus, ISOC-IL curates an open platform for data sets and quantitative studies pertaining to the Israeli internet, including original research by ISOC-IL, along with references to available source materials.  Our freely accessible online data repository offers valuable insights into Israeli internet usage, which carries the potential to drive technological, social, and economic growth.

The data repository is an invaluable learning and research tool and we are dedicated to continually enhancing its content and ensuring its accessibility for all. We invite scholars and research institutions to share relevant data sets to be included on this platform. Contact us at [email protected].

Recent Publications & Data Tools

Social Media and Digital Platform Use in Israel (2024)

Publishing Date: April 21, 2024

Discover the latest trends in social media use in Israel as documented by the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) 2024 report. Key findings include the rising popularity of Telegram and TikTok, especially among young adults, and a shift in Facebook usage. Interactive dashboards provide in-depth analyses tailored for policymakers and academic research.

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Big Data Analysis of Spam Litigation in Israel during 2016-2023

Publishing Date: March 11, 2024

The widespread “spam” phenomenon affects a large portion of internet users globally, and presents numerous concerning challenges. Enhancing our empirical understanding of spam litigation is vital for safeguarding consumer rights and shaping an internet environment based on transparency and consent. In a first-of-its-kind empirical analysis, the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) has released a comprehensive report examining the landscape of spam…

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Social Media and Digital Platforms Use in Israel (2023)

Publishing Date: August 3, 2023

The intricate landscape of social media and online services is continually transforming, with the engagement patterns of the Israeli populace offering compelling insights. At the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL), we present an extensive data-driven narrative on this theme, rooted in findings from the first quarter of 2023. Our analysis, segmented by usage frequency and age groups, is grounded on a…

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Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) unveils an Index of Internet Use in Israel

Publishing Date: May 7, 2023

For the first time, the Israel Internet Association unveils the Israeli Internet Index, which provides detailed picture of the Israeli Internet (based on measurements and surveys), in terms of infrastructure and performance, websites, use and consumption habits for online services such as social media, apps and streaming. In the arena of social media, YouTube, WhatsApp and Facebook maintain dominance (over…

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ISOC-IL Survey: Scope and Characteristics of Harmful Online Discourse in Israel

Publishing Date: March 29, 2023

During 2022, one in every five Israelis was subjected to stalking or harassment on social networks; every fifth Israeli experienced curses and verbal abuse directed at him or her online; one in ten Israelis experienced the dissemination of intimate or embarrassing pictures of them without their permission. Israelis assert that Arabs and the ultra-Orthodox are the two groups most commonly…

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Internet and Haredi Society In Israel: Usage and Attitudes (2022)

Publishing Date: December 20, 2022

Joint Survey of the Israel Internet Association and the Haredi Institute for Public Affairs reveals the Internet habits and sentiments of the Haredi (Ultra Orthodox) population in Israel. The survey was conducted using telephone interviews to gather data from a sample of 795 respondents from various factions of the ultra orthodox population in Israel, using a standardized questionnaire to ask…

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Youth, Parents and Screens in Israel in 2022: Usage and Disparities Survey

Publishing Date: August 23, 2022

Data starting from: July 10, 2022 | Data until: July 14, 2022 This page presents up-to-date data on the use of screens (computer, television, smart devices) by youth and their attitudes to it while comparing these to the views of their parents. It also provides options for examining the review results in focused cross-sections according to a variety of demographics.…

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Exposure to Online Threats and Practices of Cyber Protection among the Israeli Public

Publishing Date: June 2, 2022

This page presents recent data regarding cyber threats and online crime in Israel: the scope of exposure to threats and the cyber-security mechanisms activated by the Israeli public (anti-virus, VPN, operating system updates), while enabling examination of user patterns in specific focus-groups, according to a variety of demographic characteristics. Data is based on a poll conducted for the Israel Internet…

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Social Media and Online Services in Israel: Data on Usage and Sentiments (2022)

Publishing Date: April 10, 2022

Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) publishes data on the scope of usage and views of the Israeli public regarding various online services, with the option of examining usage patterns in focused cross-sections according to a variety of demographics. The data is based on a survey conducted for the Israel Internet Association in early 2022 by the Dialogue Research Institute among 1,000…

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Israeli Public’s Feelings and Attitudes Toward Invasion of Privacy (2022)

Publishing Date: March 6, 2022

In January 2022, the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) and Privacy Israel conducted a comprehensive survey to examine the Israeli public’s feelings and concerns regarding people’s right to privacy and threats presented by public and commercial bodies. The survey was conducted in January 2022 by the Rushinek Institute among 1,025 respondents, constituting a representative sample of the Israeli population aged 18…

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Data on Internet Users in Israel: Age, Sector, Gender, and Geography (2021)

Publishing Date: February 7, 2022

This publication  presents data and insights about internet access and use in Israel, highlighting age, sector, and geography-related digital gaps. Data is based on the social survey of the Central Bureau of Statistics for 2020 (published in the mid 2021). Availability and Use of Personal Computer in Israel 17.5% of Israelis aged 20 and over (1,001,474 people) have no computer…

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