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"Righteous Among the Nations":
Statistical Breakdown by Country


The Righteous: Table of Contents | History & Overview | Famous Saviors


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As of January 1, 2015, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel has recognized 25,685 "Righteous Among the Nations." These non-Jewish men and women hailed from 47 different countries and cooperated to save thousands of Jews from the Nazi horrors.

These figures are the cases made available to Yad Vashem and do not necessarily represent the actual number of rescuers, which is likely greater.

Country
Number of
Rescuers
Country
Number of
Rescuers
Albania
73
Japan
1
Armenia
24
Latvia
134
Austria
104
Lithuania
887
Belarus
608
Luxembourg
1
Belgium
1,690
Macedonia
10
Bosnia
42
Moldova
79
Brazil
2
Montenegro
1
Bulgaria
20
Netherlands
5,413
Chile
1
Norway
59
China
2
Peru
1
Croatia
111
Poland
6,532
Cuba
1
Portugal
3
Czech Republic
115
Romania
60
Denmark
22
Russia
197
Ecuador
1
Serbia
135
El Salvador
1
Slovakia
546
Estonia
3
Slovenia
7
France
3,853
Spain
7
Georgia
1
Sweden
10
Germany
569
Switzerland
45
Great Britiain
21
Turkey
1
Greece
321
Ukraine
2,515
Hungary
823
USA
4
Indonesia
2
Vietnam
1
Ireland
1
 
Italy
634
 
TOTAL:   25,685

Sources: Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum

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