World Jewish Population, 1972
Publication Date: January 1973
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Leon Shapiro
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Demography; Methodology; Study
The figures presented are the best possible estimates on the population of world Jewry for the year 1972. They are based on local censuses, communal registration, estimates of informed residents, and data obtained from a special inquiry conducted during the year.
In American Jewish Yearbook 1973, pp. 522-529.