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Total country population 2,876,591
Core Jewish population 50
Jews per total 1,000 in population 0.00
Population with a Jewish parent 100
Enlarged Jewish population 150
Law of Return Jewish population 200



  • The total population of Albania on 1 January 2016 stood at 2,886,000. It's population declined by 6,300 in 2015, with outward migration of 17,100 partially offset by 10,800 more births than deaths.
  • Most Albanian Jews emigrated to Israel following the collapse of communism in 1991. There are, at most, 50 (core population) to 200 (law of return population) Jews still in the country and there is a Chabad-run synagogue in the capital, Tirana.  

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