In 1795 about 20 Jews lived in Liepaja (0,4% of the total population)
in 1850 – 1,218 Jewish inhabitants
in 1863 – 1,700 Jews (17% of the total population)
in 1897 – 9,454 Jews (14,6%)
in 1911 – 10,308 Jews (12%)
in 1915 – 7,163 Jews (16,4%)
in 1920 – 9,758 Jews (19%)
in 1925 – 9,851 Jews (16,2%)
in 1930 – 7,908 Jews (13,8%)
in 1935 – 7,379 Jews (12,9%)