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Jewish Population of the World
Rank Country Population Jewish Percent of Population
1 Israel 6,103,200 42.9%
2 United States 5,700,000 40.1%
3 France 475,000 3.3%
4 Canada 385,300 2.7%
5 U.K. 290,000 2.0%
6 Russia 186,000 1.3%
7 Argentina 181,300 1.3%
8 Germany 118,000 0.8%
9 Australia 112,500 0.8%
10 Brazil 95,000 0.7%
11 Ukraine 63,000 0.4%
12 South Africa 70,000 0.5%
13 Hungary 47,900 0.3%
14 Mexico 40,000 0.3%
15 Belgium 30,000 0.2%
Historic Jewish Population
Year Population
1880 7,800,000
1900 10,600,000
1922 14,400,000
1925 14,800,000
1939 16,728,000
1945 11,000,000
1950 11,297,000
1955 11,800,000
1960 12,079,000
1970 12,585,000
1980 12,819,000
1990 12,868,000
2000 12,900,000
2010 13,428,300
2014 13,900,000
Jewish Population by Regions
Country Total Population Jews % of Population
Canada 35,300,000 385,300 1.09%
United States 316,200,000 5,700,000 1.8%
Bahamas 300,000 300 0.1%
Costa Rica 4,700,000 2,500 0.05%
Cuba 11,300,000 500 <0.01%
Dominican Republic 10,300,000 100 <0.01%
El Salvador 6,300,000 100 <0.01%
Guatemala 15,400,000 900 <0.01%
Jamaica 2,700,000 200 0.01%
Mexico 117,600,000 39,200 0.03%
Netherlands Antilles 304,000 200 0.06%
Panama 3,900,000 10,000 0.25%
Puerto Rico 3,600,000 1,500 0.04%
Virgin Islands 110,000 500 0.45%
Argentina 41,300,000 181,300 0.43%
Bolivia 11,000,000 500 <0.01%
Brazil 195,500,000 95,000 0.05%
Chile 17,600,000 18,500 0.11%
Colombia 48,000,000 2,500 <0.01%
Ecuador 15,800,000 600 <0.01%
Paraguay 6,800,000 900 <0.01%
Peru 30,500,000 1,900 <0.01%
Suriname 600,000 200 0.03%
Uruguay 3,400,000 17,200 0.51%
Venezuela 29,700,000 8,000 0.03%
Other 28,486,000 100 <0.01%
Total 957,830,000 6,468,800 0.675%
Country Total Population Jews % of Population
Israel 7,786,500 5,763,100 74%
Azerbaijan 9,400,000 8,700 0.10%
Georgia 4,500,000 2,800 0.06%
Kazakhstan 17,000,000 3,100 0.02%
Kyrgyzstan 5,700,000 500 0.01%
Turkmenistan 5,200,000 200 0.08%
Uzbekistan 30,200,000 3,800 0.01%
China 1,365,200,000 2,500 <0.01%
India 1,276,500,000 5,000 <0.01%
Iran 76,500,000 10,000 0.01%
Japan 127,300,000 1,000 <0.01%
Korea, South 50,200,000 100 <0.01%
Philippines 96,200,000 100 <0.01%
Singapore 5,400,000 300 <0.01%
Syria 21,900,000 100 <0.01%
Taiwan 23,400,000 100 <0.01%
Thailand 66,200,000 200 <0.01%
Yemen 25,200,000 200 <0.01%
Other 959,524,000 200 <0.01%
Country Total Population Jews % of Population
Australia 23,100,000 112,500 0.49%
New Zealand 4,500,000 7,500 0.17%
Other 10,400,000 100 <0.01%
Total 38,000,000 120,100 0.32%
Country Total Population Jews % of Population
Egypt 84,700,000 100 <0.01%
Ethiopia 89,200,000 100 <0.01%
Morocco 33,300,000 2,400 0.01%
Tunisia 10,900,000 900 0.01%
Botswana 1,900,000 100 <0.01%
Congo D.R. 71,100,000 100 <0.01%
Kenya 44,200,000 300 <0.01%
Namibia 2,400,000 100 <0.01%
Nigeria 173,600,000 100 <0.01%
South Africa 53,000,000 70,000 0.13%
Zimbabwe 13,000,000 400 <0.01%
Other 443,100,000 100 <0.01%
Total
1,100,000,000
74,700
0.01%
Country Total Population Jews % of Population
Austria 8,500,000 9,000 0.11%
Belgium 11,200,000 30,000 0.27%
Bulgaria 7,300,000 2,000 0.03%
Czech Republic 10,500,000 3,900 0.04%
Denmark 5,600,000 6,400 0.12%
Estonia 1,300,000 1,900 0.15%
Finland 5,400,000 1,300 0.02%
France 63,940,000 475,000 0.74%
Germany 80,600,000 118,000 0.15%
Greece 11,100,000 4,500 0.04%
Hungary 9,900,000 47,900 0.48%
Ireland 4,700,000 1,600 0.03%
Italy 59,800,000 28,000 0.05%
Latvia 2,000,000 5,600 0.28%
Lithuania 3,000,000 2,900 0.1%
Luxembourg 500,000 600 0.12%
Netherlands 16,800,000 29,900 0.18%
Poland 38,500,000 3,200 0.01%
Portugal 10,500,000 600 0.01%
Romania 21,300,000 9,400 0.04%
Slovakia 5,400,000 2,600 0.05%
Slovenia 2,100,000 100 <0.01%
Spain 46,600,000 12,000 0.03%
Sweden 9,600,000 15,000 0.16%
U.K. 64,300,000 290,000 0.45%
Other EU 1,510,000 100 0.01%
Gibraltar 30,000 600 2%
Norway 5,100,000 1,300 0.03%
Switzerland 8,100,000 19,000 0.24%
Belarus 9,500,000 11,000 0.12%
Moldova 4,100,000 3,700 <0.1%
Russia 143,500,000 186,000 0.13%
Ukraine 45,500,000 63,000 0.14%
Bosnia 3,800,000 500 0.01%
Croatia 4,300,000 1,700 0.04%
Macedonia 2,100,000 100 <0.01%
Serbia 7,100,000 1,400 0.01%
Turkey 76,100,000 17,400 0.02%
TOTAL 816,890,000 1,407,200 0.17 %
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Sources: World Jewish Population
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 3, 2016

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