World Jewish Population (2005)

By Sergio DellaPergola

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 2005

The world's Jewish population was estimated at 13.034 million at the start of 2005 - an increase of about 44,000. Israeli Jews make up approximately 40 percent of world Jewry. A positive balance of vital events (Jewish births and deaths) exists in Israel but there is a negative balance in almost every other Jewish community. This article provides a detailed analysis of the demographic data regarding the world's Jewish population.

Topic: Continuity, Jewish Identity, Demography, Jewish Continuity, Identity

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Editor: Grossman, Lawrence , Singer, David

Volume/Issue: Vol. 105

Page Number(s): 87-124

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Genre: Article

Language: English

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DellaPergola, Sergio. World Jewish Population (2005). American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 2005: 87-124. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14684


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