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The Jewish Population in Europe

(1939 - Present)

Year
Jewish Population (in millions)
% of world's Jews in Europe
1939
9.5
57
1945
3.8
35
1960
3,2
27
1991
2.0
16
2018
1.4
9

Source: Michael Lipka, “The continuing decline of Europe’s Jewish population,” Pew Research Center, (February 9, 2015);
Sergio DellaPergola, “World Jewish Population, 2018,” in Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin (eds.), The American Jewish Year Book, 2018, Volume 118. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 361-452;