The total number of Holocaust victims is higher than the total number of concentration camp (and extermination camp) victims. Many were killed in mass open air shootings or died in ghettos. In other words, killed in Nazi concentration camps does not equal a count of Holocaust victims.
According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum:
In 1933, there were approximately 9 million Jews in Europe. By 1945, the Nazis had reduced that number to about 3 million. Roma (Gypsies) were also sent to the concentration camps, resulting in about 200,000 Gypsy deaths. Physically and / or mentally handicapped, homosexuals, and Polish intellectuals accounted for at least another 200,000. This totals about 6,400,000 victims of the concentration camps.
The Nazis also killed between 2 and 3 million Soviet prisoners in labor camps or executions. Add to this the non Jewish Poles and Soviets sent to forced labor who died due to malnutrition, unsafe work conditions, disease and "experimentation."
The exact numbers may never be known, but hopefully this gives you some idea of the magnitude of the Nazi inhumanity.NoteMany victims of the Holocaust were not killed in camps.
For many years, since the Holocaust, their has been numbers flying everywhere that states how many people died in the Concentration Camps during the Holocaust. In most concentration camps their isn't an exact death number.
In many concentration camps such as Auschwitz and Treblinka, there's an range of number of people who died in the concentration camps. In Auschwitz there's an incredible range of 1.25 Million - 5.5 Million people who died at Auschwitz, according to most documents and facts, at least 2.25 Million died in Auschwitz. In Treblinka extermination camp, THERE'S an range of 875.000 - 1.6 Million.
The reason why the exact number of people who died in the Concentration Camps is because, after World War 2, Poland was took over by the USSR due to Germany occupied Poland in 1939 and many concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Treblinka, Sobibor, Krakow and Warsaw were investigated by the USSR. during the time, the USSR didn't aloud other Allied countries in due to the Soviets thought that the US would of mess up the results and findings. During the Soviet investigations and adding up what the other allies had found, At least 14 Million people, including 5.96 million Jews died in the Concentration Camps. However, since then, their has been some investigations and it's sort of agreed that at least 16.5 Million, likely over 17 Million people died in the concentration camps. 7 million were the Jews and following that 3.3 million Soviet POWs died.Answer
The word "survived" needs defining carefully, otherwise one ends up talking about quite different groups of people. The usual meaning of the expression "a holocaust survivor" is someone who was sent to a death camp (or equivalent), but was still alive at the end of WWII in Europe or when the camp was liberated. (In other words, Jews and others who had managed to flee to countries like the U.S., Britain and Sweden are NOT included). The most common figure is around 200,000.Answer
This question cannot be answered usefully, as no precise definitions are possible. There were "concentration camps" whose function was to kill people as quickly as possible (such as Treblinka), and others which were primarily prisons for political prisoners (such as Dachau), or slave labor depots. Some camps served multiple functions (such as Auschwitz). In all these camps, many people were killed, but some were much more lethal than others. Not all people held in concentration camps were treated the same. Jews were, in general, exterminated, but other groups such as Roma (gypsies) and Poles, while also killed in large numbers, were not systematically killed. Some of the political prisoners seized by the Nazis in the early years of their rule were later released, having been tortured and starved into submission.
It should also be noted that the Nazis (and some of their allies) performed much of the mass murder included in the Holocaust "in the field": the victims were slaughtered in or near their villages or neighborhoods. "Holocaust survivors" should include people who were at risk of these massacres but managed to get away, even though they were never in a "Holocaust concentration camp".
______________________________________AnswerWe know most of those that died were Jews, but we don't know EXACTLY how many people died. The bodies were buried in unmarked graves, or burned. At least 7 Million Jews were killed during the Holocaust. CommentSix million is the generally accepted approximate total for the number of Jews who were killed in the Holocaust - including deaths from starvation, disease and of course, mass open-air shootings. Fewer than four million Jews died in extermination camps.
Obviously, one has to add the figures for non-Jews in order to give a full answer to the question.Additional InfoPeople tend to forget that while we remember the Holocaust, Jews were only the bare majority of people who died due to mass extermination by the German authorities.
In addition, there were two "sets" of camps - the concentration camps, which were essentially large open-air prisons, and the death camps, which were part of the organized Final Solution. The death camps were exactly that - specifically designed and run to take in a steady stream of victims, kill them, and dispose of the bodies. The only people spared at these camps were victims willing to labor in the camp itself; most of them only postponed death for a short time, as the Nazi owners frequently would take new members for the labor force, and kill the old ones.
Current estimates are that somewhere around 11 million people died in various concentration camps, POW camps, and death camps. About 3 million died in the Death Camps (the majority at Auschwitz) - 90% of them Jews, most of the remainder being Roma (Gypsies). Approximately 3 million more Jews were killed in various mass murder campaigns prior to the Death Camps being set up. Likewise, about 1 million total Roma died. A similar number of people (1 million) - mostly ethnic Germans, though many from conquered countries - were killed as a part of the Euthanasia program. These were primarily the mentally ill, though homosexuals were also targeted.
Somewhere in the neighborhood of 500,000 political prisoners and Western Allied POWs (British, American, etc.) died in the various concentration camps, mostly from abuse (not systematic extermination). In a similar manner, about 3.2 million Russian POWs were killed in German POW camps, mostly due to abject abuse and neglect (i.e. failure to feed, clothe, or house them for months on end in harsh weather).
Finally, perhaps 2-2.5 million Poles, Slavs, and other "lesser" races were starved or beaten to death in the various concentration camps, or during marches to them, or in forced labor.
The claim above that "In Auschwitz there's an incredible range of 1.25 Million - 5.5 Million people who died at Auschwitz" is false and is only now used by Holocaust deniers in order to mock the Holocaust. In the 1980s the Auschwitz Museum undertook careful new research, based on documentary evidence. Well aware of the fact that the Soviet Union had exaggerated the figures in 1945-46, the Museum was cautious. It came up with a figure of about 1.15 milllion killed (in the Auschwitz group of camps) of whom about 90% were Jews. This research is widely accepted by Holocaust scholars and earlier figures are out of date and superseded. The range given above for Treblinka is far too high - the sort of figures one finds on sites trying to make fun of the Holocaust. The usual figure for Treblinka is 800,000 or slightly higher.
People who helped hide Jewish familes during the Holocaust were either killed or sent to a concentration camp. They were treated as the Jews were if they were caught.
Around 11 Million people were killed during the Holocaust. Over 6 Million were Jewish people alone.
no but the German people killed all the Jews there or worked them to death
Mainly, Jews were the people that were killed during the Holocaust.
six million people were killed in the holocaust
Yes, there was many young Jews killed during the Holocaust. Out of the 6 million people who were killed, I'm sure there were a lot of little kids killed because after they got out of the concentration camps there weren't that many left.
During the Holocaust, about 6.6 Million Jews were killed during the Holocaust. Six million non-Jews were killed during the Holocaust, too.
There were 11,000,000 people murdered during the holocaust.
They would have been killed treated inhumane or sent to concentration camps.
Most likely gassed in concentration camps
The Holocaust was the attempted extermination of Europe's Jews. About six million were killed during the Holocaust.
There were about 12,000 people killed in the crematoriums during the holocaust
Six million jewish people were killed during the Holocaust. It is believed that this was one third of the population of Jewish people in the the world at that time.
Gays were sent to concentration camps, where they were often killed by fellow inmates.
There was about 75000 French Jewish people killed in the holocaust.
The Jewish people were killed and so were people who tried to help them.
Nazi regime established a total of 300 concentration camps between 1939-1942. An estimated 15-20 million people were imprisoned and killed in these concentration camps.
Out of 13 Million People who were killed during the Holocaust, only about 1.3-1.7 Million Children were killed during the Holocaust. Majority of the Children were under the ages of 13 years old.
Most of the killings were carried out in Poland Also however in concentration camps in a auschwitz. Everywhere, they were killed in Kristallnacht and in concentration camps.
The Nazis organized the holocaust
played with each other
Jews were sent to concentration camps during the holocaust to be killed by a gas room, being shot, or worked to death. The Jews had to wear the yellow star on their close. The Jews were creamated after death.
they were killed by being murdered in concentration or death camps by gas chambers, starvation, or shot.