Jews in the world as of 1950

Jews in the world as of 1950 – data from American Jewish Committee (AJC 1950)

EUROPE Total pop Jews %
Albania 1,175,000 300 0.0255 %
Austria : 6,953,000 21,500 0.3092 %
Belgium 8,557,000 42,000 0.4908 %
Bulgaria 7,048,000 7,000 0.0993 %
Czechoslovakia 12,339,000 18,000 0.1459 %
Denmark 4,190,000 5,500 0.1313 %
England 50,033,000 345,000 0.6895 %
Finland 3,958,000 1,800 0.0455 %
France 40,800,000 235,000 0.5760 %
Germany 66,007,000 55,000 0.0833 %
Greece 7,780,000 8,000 0.1028 %
Hungary 9,165,000 160,000 1.7458 %
Irish Free State 2,997,000 4,500 0.1502 %
Italy 45,706,000 38,500 0.0842 %
Luxembourg 292,000 1,000 0.3425 %
Netherlands 9,794,000 28,000 0.2859 %
Norway 3,181,000 1,200 0.0377 %
Poland 23,900,000 80,000 0.3347 %
Portugal 8,402,000 4,000 0.0476 %
Rumania 15,873,000 350,000 2.2050 %
Soviet Union 193,000,000 2,000,000 1.0363 %
Spain 27,761,000 3,000 0.0108 %
Sweden 6,883,000 15,000 0.2179 %
Switzerland 4,609,000 23,000 0.4990 %
Turkey 19,500,000 55,000 0.2821 %
Yugoslavia 15,752,000 3,500 0.0222 %
TOTAL EUROPE 595,655,000 3,505,800 0.5886 %
NORTH AMERICA Total pop Jews %
Canada 12,883,000 185,000 1.4360 %
United States 146,571,000 5,000,000 3.4113 %
TOTAL North America 159,454,000 5,185,000 3.2517 %
SOUTH AMERICA Total pop Jews %
Argentina 16,109,000 360,000 2.2348 %
Bolivia 3,922,000 4,000 0.1020 %
Brazil 48,450,000 110,750 0.2286 %
Chile 5,621,000 25,000 0.4448 %
Colombia 10,777,000 6,000 0.0557 %
Costa Rica 813,000 100 0.0123 %
Cuba ‘ 5,195,000 10,000 0.1925 %
Curacao 105,000 1,000 0.9524 %
Dominican Republic 2,214,000 600 0.0271 %
Dutch Guiana 189,000 1,000 0.5291 %
Ecuador 3,362,000 3,500 0.1041 %
El Salvador 2,100,000 200 0.0095 %
Guatemala 3,717,000 800 0.0215 %
Haiti 3,500,000 200 0.0057 %
Honduras 1,260,000 150 0.0119 %
Jamaica 1,350,000 2,000 0.1481 %
Mexico 24,447,000 25,000 0.1023 %
Nicaragua 1,160,000 150 0.0129 %
Panama 746,000 1,000 0.1340 %
Paraguay 1,270,000 3,000 0.2362 %
Peru 7,246,000 3,000 0.0414 %
Trinidad 590,000 400 0.0678 %
Uruguay 2,300,000 37,000 1.6087 %
Venezuela 4,490,000 3,000 0.0668 %
TOTAL South America  150,926,000 597,850 0.3961 %
ASIA Total pop Jews %
Aden 730,880 2,000 0.2736 %
Afghanistan 12,000,000 5,000 0.0417 %
China 463,493,000 5,000 0.0000 %
Dutch East Indies 72,000,000 2,000 0.0028 %
French Indo-China 25,000,000 1,500 0.0003 %
India 342,114,000 25,000 0.0073 %
Iran 17,000,000 90,000 0.0004 %
Iraq 4,800,000 110,000 2.2917 %
Palestine 1,050,000 950,000 0.0062 %
Japan 80,697,000 2,000 0.0025 %
Manchuria 36,949,972 10,000 0.0002 %
Pakistan 73,321,000 2,000 0.0027 %
Philippines 19,964,000 700 0.0003 %
Syria-Lebanon 4,166,000 12,000 0.2880 %
Yemen 3,500,000 30,000 0.0019 %
TOTAL ASIA 1,156,785,852 1,247,200 0.1078
AFRICA Total pop Jews %
Abyssinia 9,500,000 20,000 0.0007 %
Algeria 7,600,000 130,000 1.7105 %
Egypt 19,528,000 75,000 0.0003 %
Libya 888,000 25,000 2.8153 %
Morocco (including Tangiers) 9,082,000 280,000 0.0007 %
Southern Rhodesia 1,979,000 3,500 0.1769 %
Tunisia 3,015,000 90,000 0.0022 %
Union of South Africa 11,790,000 100,000 0.8482 %
TOTAL AFRICA 63,382,000 723,500 0.0001 %
Australia & New Zealand Total pop Jews %
Australia 7,710,000 40,000 0.5188 %
New Zealand 1,841,000 4,000 0.0035 %
TOTAL Australia & New Zealand 9,551,000 44,000 0.4607
Total Jews of the world as of 1950   13,303,350
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Jews in the world as of 1950