MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Number of deportees by ethnicity

 

Ethnicity/category

number

Jews

1.1 million

Poles

140-150 thousand

Gypsies

23 thousand

Soviet POWs

15 thousand

Others

25 thousand

Total

Approx. 1.3 million

 

Source: Franciszek Piper, Ilu ludzi zginęło w KL Auschwitz. Liczba ofiar w świetle źródeł i badań, Oświęcim 1992, tables 14-27. Georges Wellers, “Essai de determination du nombre de morts au camp d’Auschwitz,”Le Monde Juif, 1I2 (October-December, 1983).

*according to Wellers, (ibid., p. 155) – 1,433,405.

**according to Wellers (ibid., p. 155) 146,605 Poles and reeducation prisoners.