World Jewish Population, 2006

By Sergio DellaPergola

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 2006

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.


Topic: Jewish Identification, Demography, Study, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Page Number(s): 559-601

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Genre: Report

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
DellaPergola, Sergio. World Jewish Population, 2006. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 2006: 559-601.


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