Titanic Passengers and Crew Members

A fully searchable and visualizable database. Explore information on the thousands of passengers and crew members who boarded the Titanic



The RMS Titanic sank on April 15th, 1912. There were 2,207 people on board, and only 712 survived. About 259 had disembarked before the ship set off to cross the Ocean. We've imported data collected from Encyclopedia Titanica in Silk. This resource is an interactive database to visualize the statistics behind the disaster.

About 37% of the passengers of the Titanic were women. First class was truly gender-balanced. It had an almost perfect 50-50 ratio of female and male passengers. On the other hand, 3rd class had a 70% male dominance. Among crew members, only 23 were women, against 867 men. But almost all women crew members survived (20), while only 191 of the men did.

Statistics seem to confirm that the "women and children first" was applied. Only 22% of Titanic's crew and passengers were women. Yet ladies were 50.5% of the survivors. Out of the 1718 men on board, 352 survived the sinking, and only 161 of these were passengers.

Number of Titanic Passengers grouped by Gender

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Gender was not the only factor that influenced survival rate. As expected, first-class passengers survived more. In fact, 62% of them were rescued and made it to New York. The survival rate dropped to 42% for 2nd class. And to 25% for the third. Among crew, members of the restaurant staff had the lowest survival rate. Only 3 of them made it, out of 69 (4%). Deck crew was more lucky, with 65% of them rescued.

Number of Titanic Passengers grouped by Survival Status

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Passengers were 66% of all the people who set off on the Titanic from Southampton. More than half of them had a third-class ticket. Victualling staff made up most of the crew (48%), followed by engineering staff (36%). In fact, there were more victualling staff members than first-class passengers!

Number of Titanic Passengers grouped by Class / Department

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Of the 1783 Titanic members for which we have job/role information, most of them were stewards. In fact, they made up 40% of the Titanic's crew. Firemen were the second largest group of crew members (20%). Among the passengers, most of them were general labourer or farm labourers (258). But of these, only 12 survived. On the other hand, maids were the most represented (known) job category of survivors. In fact, all of the 21 passengers reported as personal maids were rescued.

Number of Titanic Passengers grouped by Job

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Fare prices paid by Titanics's passengers varied a lot. For example, some third-class members paid up to £69 11s for their ticket. And some first-class passengers as little as £1 10s! Of the three, fare for a first-class journey had the widest range of prices. The highest of all? The £512 6s 7d paid by Mr. Thomas D.M. Cardeza for the suite he occupied with his mother (Mrs. Charlotte Wardle Cardeza) and his two servants (Mr. Gustave J. Lesueur and Miss Annie Moore Ward).

Class / Department and Fare Price of T pages

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Most passengers were of course from the UK or U.S. But some came from as far as Lebanon.

Number of Titanic Passengers pages grouped by Home Country

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As all the data on Titanic passengers and crew members is now in Silk, you can quickly query the information. Explore patterns, visualize data interactively, share it all in a few clicks on social media, or embed the (responsive) graphs online. For example, try tweaking the following table.

Titanic Passengers

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