Scandinavia Special Interest Group (SIG)

Some statistics for the Jewish population in Denmark:

Please note that - in general - there are no special census lists for Jews. Therefore information about the Jewish population has been extracted from the censuses and other sources.

Year: Town: Approx. No.: Reference:
1682 Denmark 19 persons [1] & [2]
1708 Copenhagen 18 families [2]
1711 Denmark 84 persons [1] & [2]
1718 Fredericia 57 families [2]
1726 Copenhagen 65 families, 350 persons +
13 persons without permission
[1] & [2]
1728 Copenhagen 331 persons (91 men, 70 women, 170 children) [1] & [2]
1735 Nakskov 6 families [2]
1749 Nakskov 9 families [2]
1759 Nakskov 4 families [2]
1760 Copenhagen 650 persons [2]
1787 Denmark (see Table of all Jews in Denmark in each of the towns in 1787 and in percentage of the total population) 1,861 persons, 355 families [4]
1834 Denmark 4,072 persons [3]
1834 Randers 194 persons [3]
1834 Fredericia 125 persons [3]
1834 Aalborg 113 persons [3]
1840 Copenhagen 2248 persons [5]
1885 Copenhagen 3387 persons [5]
1901 Copenhagen 3065 persons [5]
1906 Copenhagen 3350 persons [5]
1911 Copenhagen 4793 persons [5]
1916 Copenhagen 5999 persons [5]


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