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Vital Statistics:
Select Indicators on World Jewry

(Updated January 2012)


Vital Stats: Table of Contents | World Jewish Population | U.S. Jewish Population


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Country
Core Jewish Population
GDP/Capita ^
Jewish School Attendance
Out-Marriage Rate
Jews Have Visited Israel
Aliyah to Israel
1970
2010
2020*
World
12,633,000
13,647,500
13,917,000
--
Israel
2,582,000
5,912,600
6,543,000
30,255
97%
5%
--
--
North America
5,686,000
5,650,000
5,581,000
--
2,525
   United States
5,400,000
5,275,000
5,200,000
48,387
25%
54%
>35%
2,339
      Canada
286,000
375,000
381,000
40,107
55%
35%
>65%
212
Latin America
514,000
389,600
364,000
--
--
--
--
894
      Argentina
282,000
182,300
162,000
16,289
50-55%
45%
>50%
220
      Brazil
90,000
95,600
90,000
11,805
71%
45%
>50%
157
      Mexico
35,000
39,400
42,000
14,856
85%
10%
>70%
--
      Other
107,000
72,300
70,000
--
75%
15-95%
>50%
--
Europe °
1,331,000
1,158,800
1,158,800
--
--
--
--
2,910
      France
530,000
483,500
482,000
34,945
40%
40-45%
>70%
1,653
      UK
390,000
292,000
278,000
35,982
60%
40-45%
>75%
569
      Germany
30,000
119,000
108,000
37,208
>20%
>60%
>50%
97
      Romania
--
9,700
--
12,127
--
--
--
41
      Bulgaria
--
2,000
--
12,516
--
--
--
33
      Hungary
70,000
48,600
34,000
19,477
>15%
60%
--
128
      Other EU
171,000
163,200
134,000
--
10-25%
33-75%
>50%
--
      Non-EU
140,000
40,800
34,000
--
5-20%
50-80%
--
--
Former USSR
2,151,000
330,000
173,000
7,234
      Russia
808,000
205,000
130,000
16,750
>15%
80%
--
3,678
      Ukraine
777,000
71,500
25,000
7,076
>15%
80%
--
2,051
      FSU Europe
312,000
34,900
15,000
--
>15%
65-75%
--
625
      FSU Asia
254,000
18,600
3,000
--
>15%
50-75%
--
871
Asia °
104,000
19,200
21,000
--
--
--
--
233
Africa
195,000
76,200
60,000
--
--
--
--
2,933
      Ethiopia
--
100
--
1,088
--
--
--
2,432
      South Africa
118,000
70,800
57,000
10,880
85%
20%
>75%
202
      Morocco
--
2,700
--
5,001
--
--
--
--
      Other
--
2,600
--
--
--
--
--
94
Oceania
70,000
115,100
105,000
--
--
--
--
97
      Australia
65,000
107,500
97,000
41,089
65%
22%
>65%
--
    New Zealand
5,000
7,600
8,000
28,344
--
--
--
--

* - Projected
^- PPP, US$
† - 2012 or most recent
° - Non Former USSR Countries


Sources: The Jewish People Policy Institute

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