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The Israeli Shekel is the primary currency of Israel. This currency is used by an estimated 8,883,800 people. Based on our estimate, Israeli Shekel is the #81 most popular currency is the world. Note: Also used by the Palestinian Authority.
The currency code for the Israeli Shekel is "ILS". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 376. The currency symbol for the Shekel is "₪".
Israeli Shekel conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
ILS Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Israeli Shekel is Israel.
There are approximately 8,883,800 people around the world who use the Israeli Shekel. The Israeli Shekel is the #81 most used widely currency is the world.
8,883,800 user populationRanked #81 in the world
ILS Exchange Rates
1 Israeli Shekel equals:
† Rates last updated at 40 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
ILS Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||ILS|
|ISO 4217 Number||376|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||N.a.|
|Frequently Used banknotes||₪20, ₪50, ₪100, ₪200|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||₪0, ₪2, ₪5, ₪10, 10|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Central Bank||Bank of Israel|
|Central Bank Website||http://www.bankisrael.gov.il/firsteng.htm|
World Bank Statistics
|Estimated User Population||8,883,800 people|
|ILS Inflation Rate||0.81%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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ILS Currency History
The Israeli Shekel was created in January 1986. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Israeli Shekel.
|Israeli lira (ILP)||January 1948 to February 1980||ILR|
|Israeli shekel (ILR)||February 1980 to December 1985||ILS|