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  Argentina
2  Minas Gerais 20,734,097 19,597,330 17,891,494  Sri Lanka
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  Burkina Faso
5  Rio Grande do Sul 11,207,274 10,693,929 10,187,798  Zimbabwe
6  Paraná 11,081,692 10,444,526 9,569,458  South Sudan
7  Pernambuco 9,277,727 8,796,448 7,918,344  Dominican Republic
8  Ceará 8,842,791 8,452,381 7,430,661  Haiti
9  Pará 8,073,924 7,581,051 6,192,307  Azerbaijan
10  Maranhão 6,850,884 6,574,789 5,651,475  Paraguay
11  Santa Catarina 6,727,148 6,248,436 5,356,360  Paraguay
12  Goiás 6,523,222 6,003,788 5,003,228  Laos
13  Paraíba 3,943,885 3,766,528 3,443,825  Lebanon
14  Espírito Santo 3,885,049 3,512,672 3,097,232  Republic of the Congo
15  Amazonas 3,873,743 3,483,985 2,812,557  Puerto Rico
16  Rio Grande do Norte 3,408,510 3,168,027 2,776,782  Uruguay
17  Alagoas 3,321,730 3,120,494 2,822,621  Liberia
18  Mato Grosso 3,224,357 3,035,122 2,504,353  Panama
19  Piauí 3,194,718 3,118,360 2,843,278  Panama
20  Distrito Federal 2,852,372 2,570,160 2,051,146  Armenia
21  Mato Grosso do Sul 2,619,657 2,449,024 2,078,001  Kuwait
22  Sergipe 2,219,574 2,068,017 1,784,475  Lesotho
23  Rondônia 1,748,531 1,562,409 1,379,787  Kosovo
24  Tocantins 1,496,880 1,383,445 1,157,098  Guinea-Bissau
25  Acre 790,101 733,559 557,526  Cyprus
26  Amapá 750,912 669,526 477,032  Guyana
27  Roraima 496,936 450,479 324,397  Western Sahara

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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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