HC Deb 09 October 1946 vol 427 c187
45. Major Tufton Beamish

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will state the estimated German population and the estimated non-German population in each of the four zones in Germany.

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Mr. John Hynd)

Accurate figures will not be available until after the census which is to be held at the end of this month. The latest estimates are:

Germans. Non-Germans.
British zone 23,122,000 320,000
American zone 17,745,000 467,300
Russian zone 22,000,000 600
French zone 5,785,000 42,600