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How Many People Were on the Titanic? Numbers Breakdown
Exact numbers of those traveling on the Titanic is not known, but the official total of all passengers and crew is 2,229. The number of survivors varies from 701-713.
The table below features a detailed breakdown of passengers in each class and the crew, and the number who survived. It is compiled from the most widely used figures for passengers and crew. The numbers are for passengers in first, second, and third class.
|1st Class On Board||1st Class Survived||2nd Class On Board||2nd Class Survived||3rd Class On Board||3rd Class Survived||Crew On Board||Crew Survived|
|Total Passengers = 1316||Total Crew = 913|
|Total Survived = 498||Total Survived = 215|
|Total On Board Titanic = 2229|
|Total Survivors = 713|
- 37 percent of all passengers survived
- 61 percent of first-class passengers survived
- 42 percent of second-class passengers survived
- 24 percent of third-class passenger survived
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