,World Jewish Population, 1982

World Jewish Population, 1982


Publication Date: January 1985


Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola; Uziel O. Schmelz

Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics

Keywords: Study; Jewish Identification; Population Estimate; Demography

Type: Report


The 1984 American Jewish Year Book (AJYB) contained new estimates of the Jewish population in various countries of the world at the end of 1982. The statistical tables are reprinted here using the United Nations data for the general population as of mid-year 1982. The proportion of Jews per 1000 of the respective country's total population has been recomputed accordingly.

In American Jewish Yearbook 1985, pp.324-329.