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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, 2013, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel has recognized 24,811 "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
69
Japan
1
Armenia
21
Latvia
135
Austria
92
Lithuania
844
Belarus
587
Luxembourg
1
Belgium
1,635
Macedonia
10
Bosnia
42
Moldova
79
Brazil
2
Montenegro
1
Bulgaria
20
Netherlands
5,269
Chile
1
Norway
50
China
2
Poland
6,394
Croatia
109
Portugal
2
Cuba
1
Romania
60
Czech Republic
109
Russia
168
Denmark
22
Serbia
131
Ecuador
1
Slovakia
534
El Salvador
1
Slovenia
7
Estonia
3
Spain
6
France
3,654
Sweden
10
Georgia
1
Switzerland
45
Germany
525
Turkey
1
Great Britiain
19
Ukraine
2,441
Greece
315
USA
3
Hungary
706
Vietnam
1
Italy
563
 
TOTAL:   24,811

Sources: Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum

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