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Group Where Number
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% of
total
pop.
Number
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congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
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Notes
Judaism France 530,000 0.90% - - 1993 Kertzer, Morris N. & Lawrence A. Hoffman. What is a Jew (New & Completely Revised Ed.); New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1993); pg. xxviii. "Even in Great Britain, there are only 322,000 (0.5%); and in France, 530,000 (0.9%). "
Judaism France 530,000 - - - 1995 Breuilly, Elizabeth, et al. Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals. Facts on File Inc.: New York, NY (1997); pg. 41. 1995 Chart and accompanying text: "The third largest Jewish population is in France (550,000), followed by Russia (375,000), Canada (360,000) and then by Great Britain (294,000). " Numbers represent self-identified religious Jews.
Judaism France 640,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Judaism France 640,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; (Rank: 4)
Judaism France 586,093 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 90%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim (North African workers) 1%, unaffiliated 6%; Total Population: 58,609,285.
Judaism France 640,156 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; Rank: #3
Judaism France 530,000 0.93% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 160-161. "Location: France; Population: About 57 million "; "France... its Jewish population is estimated at 530,000 -- the fourth largest in the world. "
Judaism France 600,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism France: Paris 380,000 - - - 1982 Charing, Douglas. The Jewish World. London, UK: Silver Burdett Co. (1983); pg. 14. Graphic "City population comparisons "; New York: 1,998,000; Los Angeles: 455,000; Paris: 380,000; Tel Aviv: 335,000; Jerusalem: 298,000; Moscow: 285,000; Buenos Aires: 250,000 "
Judaism France: Paris 330,000 - - - 1989 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 218. "The 660,000 Jews of France (1989)... Half of the total live in Paris. "
Judaism France: Paris 350,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism French Polynesia 120 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "; [Location listed as "Tahiti "]
Judaism Gaza Strip 5,957 0.60% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 98.7%, Christian 0.7%, Jewish 0.6%; Total Population: 987,869 (July 1997 est.) note: in addition, there are 5,000 Israeli settlers in the Gaza Strip (August 1996 est.).
Judaism Georgia (country) 17,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Georgia, USA - - 1
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- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 24. "Interestingly, although there were only five synagogues in the nation by 1776, Rhode Island, New York City, and Georgia had one each and two were in South Carolina. "
Judaism Georgia, USA 72,747 1.12% 38
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism Georgia, USA - 0.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Judaism Georgia, USA 77,000 1.10% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "
Judaism Georgia, USA - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Jewish " [The study specifically asked follow up questions of self-identified Jews to separate non-religious ethnic-only Jews from religious Jews and Jews who self-identify with a religion other than Judaism. Statistic here refers to religious Jews only.]; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Judaism Georgia: Coweta County 1,235 2.30% - - 1990 *LINK* Satterthwaite, Sallie. "Census shows thousands involved in churches " on web site: "The Citizen Online " (Fayette County, Georgia, USA newspaper); web page: "The Citizen Church FactFinder " (Dec. 1996 - December 1997). (Viewed online 17 April 1999). "Data from the 1990 U.S. Census indicate that Coweta County's [Georgia, USA] population was 53,853 while Fayette's was 62,415... In Coweta County... Jews numbered 1,235, or 2.3%, and Presbyterians totaled 577 persons, or 1.1%. "
Judaism Georgia: Fayette County 1,432 2.30% - - 1990 *LINK* Satterthwaite, Sallie. "Census shows thousands involved in churches " on web site: "The Citizen Online " (Fayette County, Georgia, USA newspaper); web page: "The Citizen Church FactFinder " (Dec. 1996 - December 1997). (Viewed online 17 April 1999). "Data from the 1990 U.S. Census indicate that Coweta County's [Georgia, USA] population was 53,853 while Fayette's was 62,415... Fayette County data reported that... Southern Baptists made up 31.8% of the total, or 19,877 worshippers... The black Baptist and Jewish numbers - 1,416 and 1,432, respectively - accounted for 2.3% of the total. "
Judaism Germany 530,000 - - - 1929 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 179. "Before the 1930s, Germany had a Jewish population of around 530,000. However, the great majority fled or were killed in the Nazi holocaust of World War II... "
Judaism Germany 365,000 0.80% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Germany 500,000 - - - 1939 Wohlrabe, Raymond A. & Werner E. Krusch. The Land and People of Germany (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 153. "Prior to the Hitler years, there were at least five hundred thousand German Jews. "
Judaism Germany 40,000 0.05% - - 1990 Hargrove, Jim. Germany (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1991); pg. 130. "Some 40,000 Jews live in Germany... Population: 79,312,000 (1990 estimate) "
Judaism Germany 37,000 - - - 1992 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Judaism Germany - 0.10% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Judaism Germany 40,000 0.05% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 178-179. "Location: Germany; Population: Over 81 million "; "...today only some 40,000 [Jews] live in Germany, most of whom are recent refugees from Russia. "
Judaism Germany 40,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Judaism Germany 47,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Judaism Germany 54,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Judaism Germany 61,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Judaism Germany 60,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Germany 80,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e.V. " [REMID: Religious Studies Media and Information Service, Marburg, Germany]; web page: "Informationen und Standpunkte " (viewed 2 Aug. 1999). Table: "Religious communities in Germany: Numbers of members " [data published July, 1999]; Sum of two groups in Judaism section: "Juden ohne Gemeindezugehörigkeit " and "Jüdische Gemeinden " [affiliated and unaffiliated]
Judaism Germany, East 1,500 - - - 1972 Wohlrabe, Raymond A. & Werner E. Krusch. The Land and People of Germany (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 153. "Some Jews have returned to the Federal Republic... about thirty to thirty-five thousand. In East Germany, where the Communists are in control, only about fifteen hundred have returned since the war, and these are mostly middle-aged or elderly people. "
Judaism Germany, West 35,000 - - - 1972 Wohlrabe, Raymond A. & Werner E. Krusch. The Land and People of Germany (Portraits of the Nations series). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (revised edition 1972); pg. 153. "Some Jews have returned to the Federal Republic to again enter professions in law, medicine, and several scientifi fields. The estimate of the number of returnees is about thirty to thirty-five thousand. "
Judaism Germany: Dresden 6,000 - - - 1939 *LINK* "Columbus donates to new synagogue in Germany " by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press Writer. Published on Ohio Wire (Ohio.com), Nov. 5, 1998. "There were about 6,000 Jews in Dresden before the war. "
Judaism Germany: Dresden 250 - - - 1998 *LINK* "Columbus donates to new synagogue in Germany " by Andrew Welsh-Huggins (AP). Published on Ohio Wire (Ohio.com), Nov. 5, 1998. "Today, Dresden's approximately 250 Jews worship in a building at the Jewish cemetery, contrary to Jewish religious law... "
Judaism Gibraltar 1,000 8.10% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Gibraltar 578 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 74%, Protestant 11% (Church of England 8%, other 3%), Muslim 8%, Jewish 2%, none or other 5% (1981); Total Population: 28,913 (1997). (Territory of United Kingdom)
Judaism Gibraltar 600 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Greece 75,000 1.20% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Greece - 0.10% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Judaism Greece 5,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Guatemala 1,200 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Hawaii - - 6
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism Hawaii 7,000 0.60% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "
Judaism Hawaii 7,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Hong Kong - - 1
unit
- 1901 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 73. "Judaism: Hong Kong's Jewish community worships at the Synogogue Ohel Leah... The synagogue was built in 1901... "
Judaism Hong Kong 3,000 0.05% - - 1997 *LINK* 1997 Religious Studies News The small Jewish population, currently numbering about 3,000 in all, also has a long history of connections going back to the colony's foundations.
Judaism Hong Kong 2,500 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Hong Kong 1,000 - - - 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 73. "Judaism: Hong Kong's Jewish community worships at the Synogogue Ohel Leah, the American Club, and several other locations. The synagogue was built in 1901... The original site included a rabbi's residence and school, as well as a recreation club for the 1,000 people in the congregation... "
Judaism Hong Kong - - 1
unit
- 1998 Kagda, Falaq. Hong Kong (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1998); pg. 67. "In all, there are more than 600 Buddhist and Taoist temple in the territory. There are also almost 800 Christian churches and chapels, four mosques, a Hindu temple, a Sikh temple, and a Jewish synagogue. "
Judaism Hungary - - - - 1925 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977); pg. 128. "...by 1925... In Hungary at this time about half of the doctors, veterinary surgeons and engineers were Jewish. "
Judaism Hungary 440,000 5.60% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Hungary 600,000 - - - 1939 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 277. "Hungary also has about 80,000 Jews, a remnant of the estimated 600,000 Jews who lived in Hungary prior to World War II. "
Judaism Hungary 550,000 - - - 1939 Steins, Richard. Hungary: Crossroads of Europe (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997); pg. 24. "The Jewish population of Hungary was once quite large, but it is very small today. More than 550,000 Hungarian Jews were killed by the Nazis in the 1940s, during World War II. "
Judaism Hungary - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Judaism Hungary 72,625 0.70% - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 262. "Hungary... Population: 10,375,000... Ethnic Background: Magyaar (92.4%); Gypsy (3.3%); German (2.5%), Jewish (0.7%)... "
Judaism Hungary 80,000 - - - 1997 Shoemaker, M. Wesley. Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 277. "Hungary also has about 80,000 Jews, a remnant of the estimated 600,000 Jews who lived in Hungary prior to World War II. "
Judaism Hungary 80,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Hungary - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 10,509,000
Judaism Idaho 320 0.03% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism Idaho - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Judaism Idaho - 0.10% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "; [Fewer than 500 Jews]


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