The total population of Austria on 1 January 2016 stood at 8,700,500. Its population grew by 124,200 in 2015, of which 122,900 was due to inward immigration.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of Austria was estimated to be 9000 (0.10% of the wider population) and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 17,000 (0.19% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 7000 in 1990 (0.09% of the wider population), and has therefore grown by approximately 28% over 25 years during a period in which the wider population grew by 12%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 514 Austrians emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 20,000 Austrians qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
The Austrian Jewish community is concentrated in Vienna, with a few other smaller communities. In recent years, the Austrian Jewish community has grown due to an influx of Jews from the Former Soviet Union.