Holocaust Estimates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish

North America

South America

Europe

Rest of World

World

Source

Population in Millions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1800

 

 

 

 

2.5

 

1840

 

 

 

 

3.95

 

1880

 

 

 

 

7.74

 

1900

 

 

 

 

11

 

1914

 

 

 

 

13.5

 

1921

 

 

 

 

11.6

Meyers Handlexicon, Germany

1924

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1925

1928

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1929

1930

 

 

 

 

15.6

National Council of Churches

1933

4.38

0.29

9.49

1.15

15.31

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1934

1938

 

 

 

 

16.6

 

1939

 

 

 

 

15.6

American Jewish Committee Bureau of the Synagogue Council

1940

 

 

 

 

15.32

World Almanac, 1940, pg. 129

1941

4.4

0.03

9.4

1.37

15.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1942

1946

5

0.1

9.4

1.3

15.8

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1947

1947

 

 

 

 

15.69

World Almanac USA 1947

1948

4.97

0.23

9.37

1.18

15.75

World Almanac, 1949, pg. 289

1955

5.22

0.64

3.42

2.35

11.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1956

1963

5.8

0.6

3.8

2.7

12.9

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1963

1988

8.08

0.99

1.48

7.53

18.08

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1989

1994

5.9

0.5

1.8

5.3

13.5

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1995

1996

 

 

 

 

14.1

World Almanac, 1996, pg. 646

2000

 

 

 

 

13.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 2001

 

 

 

 

 

Year

North America

South America

Europe

Rest of World

World Total

Source

1800

 

 

 

 

2.5

 

1840

 

 

 

 

3.95

 

1880

 

 

 

 

7.74

1900

 

 

 

 

11

 

1914

 

 

 

 

13.5

 

1921

2.97

0.0742

7.422

1.1355

11.6

Meyers Handlexicon, Germany

1924

3.7

0.11

10

1.49

15.3

Dr. H.S. Linfield, Jewish Social Research, NY City

1925

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1925

1928

4.4

0.3

9.5

1.1

15.3

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1928,   pg. 288

1928

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1929

1929

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

1929 World Almanac & Book of Facts, American Heritage Press, pg. 443

1930

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

National Council of Churches, pg. 752 World Alm

1933

4.38

0.29

9.49

1.15

15.31

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1934

1933

 

 

 

 

14

Daily Express, March 24, 1933, front page

1938

 

 

 

 

15.75

World Almanac, 1941, pg. 510

1939

 

 

 

 

15.6

American Jewish Committee, Bureau of the Synagogue Council

1940

 

 

 

 

15.29

Jewish Statistical Brueau, Dr. H.S. Linfield, AND the American Jewish Committee

1941

4.4

0.03

9.4

1.37

15.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1942

1946

5

0.1

9.4

1.3

15.69

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1947, pg. 488, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1947

 

 

 

 

15.69

World Almanac USA 1947, pg. 219, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1948

4.97

0.23

9.37

1.18

15.75

World Almanac, 1949, pg. 289

1949

5.2

0.6

3.9

1.6

11.3

World Almanac USA 1949, pg. 204, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1950

5.2

0.6

3.8

1.8

11.4

World Almanac USA 1951, pg. 473, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1955

5.22

0.64

3.42

2.35

11.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1956

1963

5.8

0.6

3.8

2.7

12.9

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1964

1975

6.7

0.8

3.5

3.4

14.4

Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976 Book of the Year

1983

7.3

0.7

4.5

4.1

16.8

1984 World Almanac, US News & World Report, pg 351

1988

8.08

0.99

1.48

7.53

18.08

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1989

1994

5.9

0.5

1.8

5.3

13.5

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1995

1996

5.58

1.1356

2.74

4.63

14.1

World Almanac, 1996, pg. 646

1997

5.9

1.2

2.9

4.9

14.9

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1999, pg. 687

2000

 

 

 

 

13.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 2001

 

 

 

 

Year

North America

South America

Europe

Rest of World

World Total

Source

1800

 

 

 

 

2.5

 

1840

 

 

 

 

3.95

 

1880

 

 

 

 

7.74

1900

 

 

 

 

11

 

1914

 

 

 

 

13.5

 

1921

2.97

0.0742

7.422

1.1355

11.6

Meyers Handlexicon, Germany

1924

3.7

0.11

10

1.49

15.3

Dr. H.S. Linfield, Jewish Social Research, NY City

1925

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1925

1928

4.4

0.3

9.5

1.1

15.3

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1928,   pg. 288

1928

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1929

1929

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

1929 World Almanac & Book of Facts, American Heritage Press, pg. 443

1930

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

National Council of Churches, pg. 752 World Alm

1933

4.38

0.29

9.49

1.15

15.31

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1934

1933

 

 

 

 

14

Daily Express, March 24, 1933, front page

1938

 

 

 

 

15.75

World Almanac, 1941, pg. 510

1939

 

 

 

 

15.6

American Jewish Committee, Bureau of the Synagogue Council

1940

 

 

 

 

15.29

Jewish Statistical Brueau, Dr. H.S. Linfield, AND the American Jewish Committee

1941

4.4

0.03

9.4

1.37

15.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1942

1946

5

0.1

9.4

1.3

15.69

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1947, pg. 488, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1947

 

 

 

 

15.69

World Almanac USA 1947, pg. 219, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1948

4.97

0.23

9.37

1.18

15.75

World Almanac, 1949, pg. 289

1949

5.2

0.6

3.9

1.6

11.3

World Almanac USA 1949, pg. 204, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1950

5.2

0.6

3.8

1.8

11.4

World Almanac USA 1951, pg. 473, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1955

5.22

0.64

3.42

2.35

11.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1956

1963

5.8

0.6

3.8

2.7

12.9

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1964

1975

6.7

0.8

3.5

3.4

14.4

Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976 Book of the Year

1983

7.3

0.7

4.5

4.1

16.8

1984 World Almanac, US News & World Report, pg 351

1988

8.08

0.99

1.48

7.53

18.08

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1989

1994

5.9

0.5

1.8

5.3

13.5

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1995

1996

5.58

1.1356

2.74

4.63

14.1

World Almanac, 1996, pg. 646

1997

5.9

1.2

2.9

4.9

14.9

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1999, pg. 687

2000

 

 

 

 

13.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 2001

 

 

 

 

Year

North America

South America

Europe

Rest of World

World Total

Source

1800

 

 

 

 

2.5

 

1840

 

 

 

 

3.95

 

1880

 

 

 

 

7.74

1900

 

 

 

 

11

 

1914

 

 

 

 

13.5

 

1921

2.97

0.0742

7.422

1.14

11.6

Meyers Handlexicon, Germany

1924

3.7

0.11

10

1.49

15.3

Dr. H.S. Linfield, Jewish Social Research, NY City

1925

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1925

1928

4.4

0.3

9.5

1.1

15.3

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1928,   pg. 288

1928

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1929

1929

4

0.1

10

1.53

15.63

1929 World Almanac & Book of Facts, American Heritage Press, pg. 443

1930

4

0.2

10

1.4

15.6

National Council of Churches, pg. 752 World Alm

1933

4.38

0.29

9.49

1.15

15.31

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1934

1933

 

 

 

 

14

Daily Express, March 24, 1933, front page

1938

 

 

 

 

15.75

World Almanac, 1941, pg. 510

1939

 

 

 

 

15.6

American Jewish Committee, Bureau of the Synagogue Council

1940

 

 

 

 

15.29

Jewish Statistical Brueau, Dr. H.S. Linfield, AND the American Jewish Committee

1941

4.4

0.03

9.4

1.37

15.2

World Almanac & Book of Facts,1942

1946

5

0.1

9.4

1.3

15.69

World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1947, pg. 488, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1947

 

 

 

 

15.69

World Almanac USA 1947, pg. 219, American Jewish Committee, AND Jewish Statistical Bureau, AND Synagogue Council of America

1948