MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Number of prisoners registered by year

 

Year

Men

Women

total

1940

8,000

-

8,000

1941

26,500

-

26,500

1942

61,500

28,000

89,500

1943

96,000

56,000

152,000

1944/1945

67,500

47,000

114,500

 1941-1945

9,000*

2,000*

11,000*

Razem

268,500

133,000

  Approx.400,000

 

* Reeducation prisoners (Erziehungshäftlinge − EH. ).

Source: APMA-B. Resistance Movement Material, vol. 4, p. 290 (list of numbers issued in the EH- series to reeducation prisoners; Resistance Movement Material, Lists of transports (Liste der Männer TransporteListe der Fauen Transporte) drawn up illegally by prisoners on the basis of camp records (Zugangslisten)