The Prison Population of Sachsenhausen

(1936-1944)


The figures in the table show the fluctuation of the Sachsenhausen prison population (as of the end of December of each year).

1936
2,000
1937
2,523
1938
8,309
1939
12,168
1940
11,697
1941
11,111
1942
16,577
1943
28,224
1944
47,709

The total number of persons imprisoned in Sachsenhausen was approximately 200,000.


Source: Gutman, Israel. ed. Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. Vols. 1-4. NY: Macmillan, 1995.