Ben Gurion declared independence in defiance of demographic projections

October 1944 six page document by Prof. Roberto Bacchi, Hebrew University, founder of Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics , April 04, 2013

"Political conclusions from my research on Jewish and Arab demographic developments in the Land of Israel," 1944 (a six page document)

According to the best case scenario, the Jewish fertility rate will be 3 births per woman and the Arab fertility rate will decline from 7 to 6 births per woman.

According to the best case scenario, in 2001, there will be 2.3 million Jews and 4.4 million Arabs in the Land of Israel - a 34% Jewish minority.