Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola
Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Demography; Population Estimate; Study
This article presents estimates regarding the size of the Jewish population for major regions and individual countries. The estimates 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. The article utilizes the latest studies of Jewish local populations.
In American Jewish Yearbook 2006, pp.559-601.