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Largest Jewish Populated Metropolitan Areas, Worldwide

(Updated January 2015)

Rank
Metro Area
Country
Jewish Population
% of World Jewry
1
Israel
3,173,000
22.3%
2
United States
2,100,000
14.8%
3
Israel
872,000
6.1%
4
Israel
690,000
4.9%
5
United States
689,000
4.8%
6
United States
489,000
3.4%
7
Israel
414,000
2.9%
8
United States
346,000
2.4%
9
United States
333,000
2.3%
10
United States
295,000
2.1%
11
United States
291,000
2.0%
12
France
282,000
2.0%
13
United States
280,000
2.0%
14
United Kingdom
195,000
1.4%
15
Canada
186,000
1.3%

Sources: Sergio DellaPergola. "World Jewish Population, 2012," in Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin. (Editors) The American Jewish Year Book (2012) (Dordrecht: Springer) pp. 212-283.

The American Jewish Year Book