Publication Date: January 1988
Publisher: American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Uziel O. Schmelz; Sergio DellaPergola
Research Area: Population and demographics
Keywords: World Jews; Demography
This article presents updates, as of 1986, of the Jewish population estimates for the various countries of the world. The figures for 1986 have been updated for those for 1984 in accordance with the known or estimated changes in the interval-vital events, identificational changes, and migrations. Some corrections have been introduced in the light of newly accrued information from Jewish sources.