Publication Date: January 1996
Publisher: American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola; Uziel O. Schmelz
Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics
Keywords: Demography; Population Estimate; World Jewry; Study
The article presents updates (as of the end of 1994) on the Jewish population of various countries. The population estimates given below reflect a prolonged and ongoing effort to study scientifically the demography of contemporary world Jewry. Data collection and comparative research have benefited from the collaboration of scholars and institutions in many countries, including replies to direct inquiries regarding current estimates.
In American Jewish Year Book 1996, pp. 434-463.