Number of prisoners at the Neuengamme concentration camp (including satellite camps)

 

Country of origin

Men

Women

Total

Belgium

3,500

150

3,650

Denmark

2,400

0

2,400

Germany

8,800

400

9,200

France

11,000

650

11,650

Greece

1,200

0

1,200

Italy

1,100

100

1,200

Yugoslavia

1,000

250

1,250

Latvia

3,200

100

3,300

Luxembourg

50

0

50

Netherlands

6,600

250

6,850

Norway

2,800

0

2,800

Austria

300

0

300

Poland

13,000

2,700

15,700

Soviet Union (not including Baltic states)

21,000

2,000

23,000

Spain

750

0

750

Czechoslovakia

800

800

1,600

Hungary

1,400

5,800

7,200

Other countries

2,100

300

2,400

Prisoners not registered in the camp files or registered separately




(1,000 Soviet POWs, 2,000 Danish policemen, around 1,500 prisoners who were mostly German police prisoners, 1,400 prisoners taken to Neuengamme for execution)

5,800

100

5,900

Total

86,800

13,600

100,400

Among the registered prisoners were around 13,000 Jewish and around 500 Roma and Sinti

 

 

 

Media Library

The complete permanent exhibition "Time Traces" and the other side exhibitions on the grounds of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial are also available digitally in the memorial's media library. Unfortunately, the media library is only available in German.

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