The following statistics are intended to give you a sense of the total number of Holocaust victims there were and the survivors and heirs that may be alive today. ; This includes Jews and other groups persecuted by the Nazis. This information is intended to provide a foundation for what many believe to be a large number of unpaid insurance claims that still exists to this day after almost 60 years have elapsed.
Worldwide Jewish Population
Approximately 13 million
Estimate of World Holocaust Survivor Population
150,000 to 600,000 people
Alleged Unpaid Insurance Claims That Could Exist Today
Unable to determine how high this number might actually be at this time
Worldwide Jewish Population, by Country *
|United States of America||5,800,000|
* Source: Virtual Jerusalem.
Some Statistics on Other Nazi Persecuted Groups
WWII Deaths - 245,810 - 263-110
Survivors (exclusive of heirs) - 5,000
Source: First estimated by Angus Fraser in The Gypsies (Oxford, 1992)
5,000-15,000 incarcerated in concentration camps
Over half of those incarcerated believed murdered
An estimated 6,000 individuals sent to concentration camps
Only 3,900 survivors in 1945
Mentally / Physically Handicapped
400,000 forcibly sterilized (mainly men and women between the ages of 20 and 40)
These statistics were last updated in approximately 2004.