Census and Sociological Research of the Jewish Community in Sao Paolo

By Henrique Rattner

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, World Union of Jewish Studies, 1973

This paper presents and discusses the data gleaned from a 1968 community sponsored census of the Jews of Sao Paolo, Brazil, a relatively new (in South American terms) but diverse and rapidly growing community. The census, which counted 28,498 individuals, approached almost fifteen thousand addresses and interviewed 9,087 family units to collect information on their socio-economic status, country of origin, education, participation in organized Jewish life, and more.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Jewish Identification, Census, Demography, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography)

Editor: DellaPergola, Sergio , Glikson, P , Schmelz, U. O.

Page Number(s): 289-303

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Identifier: 76369653

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rattner, Henrique. Census and Sociological Research of the Jewish Community in Sao Paolo. Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry,World Union of Jewish Studies. 1973: 289-303. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4340


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