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Tiger Population Table

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Tiger Sub-species Minimum Maximum
BENGAL (INDIAN) TIGERP.t. tigris (Linnaeus 1758) 3,176 4,556
Bangladesh 362 362
Bhutan 67 (adults) 81 (adults)
China 30 35
India 2,500 3,750
Myanmar 124 231
Nepal 93 (adults) 97 (adults)
CASPIAN (HYRCANIAN/TURAN) TIGERP.t. virgata (Illiger 1815)Formerly Afghanistan Iran Chinese and Russian Turkestan Turkey EXTINCT1970s -
SIBERIAN (AMUR/USSURI/NORTH-EASTCHINA/MANCHURIAN) TIGERP.t. altaica (Temminck 1844) 360 406
China 30 35
Korea (North) <10 <10
Russia 330(adults) 371 (adults)
JAVAN TIGERP.t. sondaica (Temminck 1844) EXTINCT 1980s -
SOUTH CHINA (AMOY) TIGER P.t. amoyensis (Hilzheimer 1905); China 20 30
BALI TIGERP.t. balica (Schwarz 1912) EXTINCT 1940s -
SUMATRAN TIGERP.t. sumatrae (Pocock 1929) 400 500
INDOCHINESE TIGER P.t. corbetti (Mazak 1968) 1,227 1,785
Cambodia 150 300
China 30 40
Laos Present  
Malaysia 491 510
Myanmar 106 234
Thailand 250 501
Vietnam 200 200
TOTALS 5,183 7,227
ROUNDED TOTALS 5,000 7,500




Tiger Territory Map
Tiger Territory Map
Tiger Territory Map


Tiger Population Summary
Bengal Tiger: 3,176 - 4,556
Indochinese Tiger: 1,227 - 1,785
Chinese Tiger: 20 - 30 in the wild
Siberian (Amur) Tiger: 360 - 406 in the wild
Sumatran Tiger: 400 - 500
Bali Tiger: Extinct
Caspian Tiger: Extinct
Javan Tiger: Extinct

All species of tigers are endangered as reported by *CITES and protected under
Appendix 1 of CITES, Endangered Species Act.

Appendix I lists species threatened with extinction and CITES generally prohibits commercial international trade in these specimens. However, trade may be allowed only under exceptional circumstances, e.g. for scientific research. (All wildcats are listed on CITES Appendix I or II).

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