According to the report of the research center of the Knesset, prepared at the request of the Deputy Amir Potection (Likud), in 2016, the government spending on illegal immigrants made up 529,5 million shekels, according to «Israel a-Yom».
The authors of the report stress that the real amount must be much greater, however, not all agencies have provided the appropriate reports.
The Ministry of health spent on treatment of illegal immigrants NIS 76 million, including 36 million shekels – to the hospitalization.
Spending the tel Aviv municipality amounted to 119 million NIS, and the Department of homeland security spent 355 million shekels.
As at the end of 2016 in Israel was 40.271 illegal, including 29.014 citizen of Eritrea and 8.002 citizen of Sudan.