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The Israeli Shekel is the primary currency of Israel. This currency is used by an estimated 9,364,000 people. Based on our estimate, Israeli Shekel is the #80 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 9,364,000 people around the world who use the Israeli Shekel. The Israeli Shekel is the #80 most used widely currency is the world.

9,364,000 user population
Ranked #80 in the world

ILS Exchange Rates

1 Israeli Shekel equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₪2.29


Inverse: ₪3.42
British Pound


Inverse: ₪3.81
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₪0.043
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₪0.024
US Dollar


Inverse: ₪3.53

† Rates last updated at 7 hours ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

ILS Currency Facts

ILS Details

ISO 4217 CodeILS
ISO 4217 Number376
Unit NameShekel
Currency NicknamesN.a.

ILS Denominations

Minor Unit Nameagora
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₪20, ₪50, ₪100, ₪200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins₪0, ₪2, ₪5, ₪10
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

ILS Issuance

Central BankBank of Israel
Central Bank Websitehttps://www.boi.org.il/

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population9,364,000 people
Population Rank#80
ILS Inflation Rate1.49%
Inflation Rank#98

† 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.

Currency Active Replaced By
Israeli lira (ILP) January 1948 to February 1980 ILR
Israeli shekel (ILR) February 1980 to December 1985 ILS