List of European countries by population

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This is a list of European countries and dependent territories by population, which is sorted by the mid-year normalized demographic projections.

Table[edit]

Rank Country
(or dependent territory)
July 1, 2015
projection[1]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[3]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[4]
Alternative
figure
Date Source
1  Russia 144,031,000 16.88 0.17 250,000 399 146,233,000 October 1, 2014 Official estimate
2  Germany 81,172,000 9.52 0.33 271,000 207 80,767,000 December 31, 2013 Monthly official estimate
3  Turkey 78,254,000 9.17 1.38 1,062,000 51 76,667,864 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
4  United Kingdom 64,915,000 7.61 0.63 406,000 110 64,105,700 July 1, 2013 Official estimate
5  France 64,378,000 7.55 0.47 302,000 147 66,078,000 November 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
6  Italy 61,063,000 7.16 0.50 306,000 138 60,782,027 July 31, 2014 Monthly official estimate
7  Spain 46,277,000 5.43 -0.33 -154,000 - 46,507,800 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
8  Ukraine 42,920,000 5.03 -0.16 -68,000 - 42,795,468 November 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
9  Poland 38,530,000 4.52 0.06 23,000 1,161 38,496,000 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
10  Romania 19,822,000 2.32 -0.41 -81,000 - 19,942,642 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
11  Kazakhstan 17,545,000 2.06 1.45 251,000 48 17,377,800 November 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
12  Netherlands 16,922,000 1.98 0.36 60,000 195 16,906,600 December 28, 2014 Official population clock
13  Belgium 11,274,000 1.32 0.54 61,000 128 11,233,192 November 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
14  Greece 10,769,000 1.26 -0.11 -12,000 - 10,816,286 May 24, 2011 Final 2011 census result
15  Czech Republic 10,521,000 1.23 -0.09 -10,000 - 10,528,477 September 30, 2014 Official estimate
16  Portugal 10,311,000 1.21 -0.56 -58,000 - 10,427,301 2013 Official estimate
17  Hungary 9,838,000 1.15 -0.26 -26,000 - 9,877,365 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
18  Sweden 9,812,000 1.15 1.15 112,000 60 9,737,521 October 31, 2014 Monthly official estimate
19  Azerbaijan 9,653,000 1.13 1.27 121,000 55 9,552,500 September 1, 2014 Official estimate
20  Belarus 9,487,000 1.11 0.17 16,000 411 9,475,100 October 1, 2014 Official estimate
21  Austria 8,626,000 1.01 0.92 79,000 75 8,527,230 April 1, 2014 Official estimate
22   Switzerland 8,265,000 0.97 0.87 71,000 80 8,211,700 September 30, 2014 Official estimate
23  Bulgaria 7,185,000 0.84 -0.57 -41,000 - 7,245,677 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
24  Serbia 7,103,000 0.83 -0.41 -29,000 - 7,146,759 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
25  Denmark 5,676,000 0.67 0.48 27,000 145 5,655,750 October 1, 2014 Official estimate
26  Finland 5,487,000 0.64 0.46 25,000 152 5,472,421 November 30, 2014 Monthly official estimate
27  Slovakia 5,427,000 0.64 0.13 7,000 537 5,415,949 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
28  Norway 5,202,000 0.61 1.19 61,000 59 5,156,451 October 1, 2014 Official estimate
29  Ireland 4,630,000 0.54 0.35 16,000 200 4,609,600 April 2014 Official estimate
30  Georgia 4,506,000 0.53 0.22 10,000 312 4,490,500 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
31  Croatia 4,230,000 0.50 -0.31 -13,000 - 4,267,558 July 1, 2012 Official estimate
32  Moldova 4,083,000 0.48 0.32 13,000 217 3,557,634 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
33  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,750,000 0.44 -0.64 -24,000 - 3,791,622 October 1, 2013 Preliminary 2013 census result
34  Armenia 3,014,000 0.35 0.00 0 - 3,013,900 September 30, 2014 Monthly official estimate
35  Lithuania 2,911,000 0.34 -0.75 -22,000 - 2,923,360 December 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
36  Albania 2,876,000 0.34 -0.45 -13,000 - 2,895,947 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
37  Macedonia 2,072,000 0.24 0.19 4,000 359 2,065,769 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
38  Slovenia 2,067,000 0.24 0.19 4,000 358 2,063,420 December 28, 2014 Official population clock
39  Kosovo[5] 1,867,000 0.22 1.08 20,000 64 1,815,606 December 31, 2012 Official estimate
40  Latvia 1,851,000 0.22 -3.49 -67,000 - 1,989,500 December 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
41  Estonia 1,332,000 0.16 0.83 11,000 84 1,315,819 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
42  Cyprus 876,000 0.10 0.46 4,000 151 865,900 December 31, 2012 Official estimate
43  Montenegro 620,000 0.07 0.00 0 - 620,029 April 1, 2011 2011 census result
44  Luxembourg 570,000 0.07 2.52 14,000 28 549,700 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
45  Malta 425,000 0.05 0.47 2,000 147 417,432 November 20, 2011 2011 census result
46  Iceland 332,000 0.04 1.53 5,000 46 328,170 September 30, 2014 Official estimate
47  Jersey (UK) 103,000 0.01 0.98 1,000 71 97,857 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
48  Isle of Man (UK) 89,000 0.01 1.14 1,000 61 84,497 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
49  Andorra 75,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 76,098 2013 Official estimate
50  Guernsey (UK) 64,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 63,085 March 31, 2012 Official estimate
51  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 49,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 48,599 October 1, 2014 Monthly official estimate
52  Liechtenstein 38,000 0.00 2.70 1,000 26 37,132 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
53  Monaco 37,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 36,950 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
54  Gibraltar (UK)[6] 34,000 0.00 3.03 1,000 23 30,001 2012 Official estimate
55  San Marino 33,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 32,777 November 30, 2014 Monthly official estimate
56  Åland Islands (Finland) 29,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 28,666 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
57  Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) 3,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 2,575 July 1, 2014 Official estimate
58   Vatican City 800 0.00 0.00 0 - 800 2012 Official estimate
Total 853,031,800 100.00 0.35 3,000,000 197

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  1. ^ Calculated, when available, from the latest national censuses or most recent official estimates (many of which are cited in their respective column), using the exponential formula shown on the List of countries by past and future population article. This is done to normalize the different populations to a unique date, so that they are really comparable.
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  4. ^ It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
  5. ^ Disputed territory, claimed by Serbia.
  6. ^ Enclave claimed by Spain.

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