Admissions and Deaths in Buchenwald


The following table shows the total number of all prisoners who came to Buchenwald as new admissions. Death tolls contain only those registered in the hospital as deaths; not included are the numbers of murdered Russian prisoners of war, executed prisoners and those prisoners sent on death transports. Also missing is the number of victims who died or were beaten to death on the way to and from Weimar during transports.


Admissions

Deaths

1937 2,912 48
1938 20,122 771
1939 9,553 1,235
1940 2,525 1,772
1941 5,890 1,522
1942 14,111 2,898
1943 42,177 3,516
1944 97,867 8,644
1945 (3 months) 43,823 13,056
TOTAL 238,980 33,462

Source: Hackett, David. (Translator) The Buchenwald Report. CO: Westview Press, 1997.