List of Brazilian states by population

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Brazilian states by population.

There are 26 States in Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the national capital, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of population, from São Paulo, with the greatest population, to Roraima with the smallest.

The figures below are based on the 2014 Estimates and 2010 Census of the IBGE.[1]

Rank State Population (2014)[2] Population (2010)[3] Population (2000)[4] Population approximately equal
1  São Paulo 44,035,304 41,262,199 37,032,403  Ukraine
2  Minas Gerais 20,734,097 19,597,330 17,891,494  Cameroon
3  Rio de Janeiro 16,461,173 15,989,929 14,391,282  Netherlands
4  Bahia 15,126,371 14,016,906 13,070,250  Cambodia
5  Rio Grande do Sul 11,207,274 10,693,929 10,187,798  Belgium
6  Paraná 11,081,692 10,444,526 9,569,458  Cuba
7  Pernambuco 9,277,727 8,796,448 7,918,344  United Arab Emirates
8  Ceará 8,842,791 8,452,381 7,430,661  Honduras
9  Pará 8,073,924 7,581,051 6,192,307  Tajikistan
10  Maranhão 6,850,884 6,574,789 5,651,475  Paraguay
11  Santa Catarina 6,727,148 6,248,436 5,356,360  Jordan
12  Goiás 6,523,222 6,003,788 5,003,228  Eritrea
13  Paraíba 3,943,885 3,766,528 3,443,825  Oman
14  Espírito Santo 3,885,049 3,512,672 3,097,232  Bosnia and Herzegovina
15  Amazonas 3,873,743 3,483,985 2,812,557  Panama
16  Rio Grande do Norte 3,408,510 3,168,027 2,776,782  Mauritania
17  Alagoas 3,321,730 3,120,494 2,822,621  Uruguay
18  Mato Grosso 3,224,357 3,035,122 2,504,353  Kuwait
19  Piauí 3,194,718 3,118,360 2,843,278  Armenia
20  Federal District 2,852,372 2,570,160 2,051,146  Albania
21  Mato Grosso do Sul 2,619,657 2,449,024 2,078,001  Jamaica
22  Sergipe 2,219,574 2,068,017 1,784,475  Namibia
23  Rondônia 1,748,531 1,562,409 1,379,787  Guinea-Bissau
24  Tocantins 1,496,880 1,383,445 1,157,098  Trinidad and Tobago
25  Acre 790,101 733,559 557,526  Guyana
26  Amapá 750,912 669,526 477,032  Bhutan
27  Roraima 496,936 450,479 324,397  Cape Verde

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census: the total Brazilian population was 190,732,694 persons". IBGE.gov.br. 
  2. ^ "2014 IBGE Estimates - Estimates of Resident Population in Brazil, Federative Units and Municipalities" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "2010 IBGE Census - Population of the Brazilian States" (PDF). 2010 IBGE Census (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "2000 IBGE Census - Resident population, by Major Regions and Federative Units". 2000 IBGE Census (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 

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