Of all the passengers and crew on the Titanic, 1,517 people died during its sinking. This number made up approximately 68 percent of all of the people on board of the ship during its maiden voyage. Of the total casualty ... More »

More than 1500 people lost their lives with the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. The Titanic was believed to be unsinkable, and it was not equipped with enough lifeboats for all passengers and crew. More »

The maximum number of people that the Titanic could hold was 3,547. The ship was carrying 2,223 people on board when it capsized, resulting in 1,517 deaths. The guest section of the ship was split into first, second and ... More »

Although the precise number is disputed, approximately 1,500 people are believed to have died in the sinking of the Titanic. Separate investigations conducted by the United State Senate and British authorities placed the... More »

Out of the 2,240 passengers and crew aboard the Titanic, only 705 survived. One of the reasons was that too few life boats were available. The 20 boats were able to hold only 1,178 people. More »

There were 2,240 passengers on board the Titanic when it made its maiden voyage on April 10, 1912. Some of the world's wealthiest industrialists, celebrities and high-ranking officials are included in that total, along w... More »

Official reports vary, but the consensus is that there were between 2,200 and 2,340 passengers and crew members on board the Titanic when it sank. Of that number, 885 were crew members. More »