List of European Union member states by population

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This is a list of European Union member states by population, which is sorted by the 2017 population figure as provided by Eurostat.[1]

Table[edit]

Rank Country 2017
population[Note 1]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[Note 2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[Note 3]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Source
1  Germany 82,800,000 16.18 0.76 628,876 82,576,900 March 31, 2017 Official estimate
2  France 67,210,459 13.10 0.40 265,557 67,174,000 January 1, 2018 Monthly official estimate
3  United Kingdom[Note 4] 65,808,573 12.86 0.65 428,793 65,648,100 June 30, 2017 Official estimate
4  Italy 60,589,445 11.84 -0.13 -76,001 60,494,000 January 1, 2018 Monthly official estimate
5  Spain 46,528,966 9.09 0.19 89,037 46,549,045 July 1, 2017 Official estimate
6  Poland 37,972,964 7.42 0.02 5,756 38,426,000 July 31, 2017 Official estimate
7  Romania 19,638,309 3.84 -0.62 -121,252 19,638,309 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
8  Netherlands 17,081,507 3.34 0.60 103,004 17,184,010 December 31, 2017 Monthly official estimate
9  Belgium 11,365,834 2.22 0.48 54,982 11,399,335 December 1, 2017 Monthly official estimate
10  Greece 10,757,293 2.10 -0.25 -26,390 10,768,193 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
11  Czech Republic 10,610,055 2.07 0.53 31,235 10,610,055 December 31, 2017 Official estimate
12  Portugal 10,309,573 2.01 -0.31 -31,659 10,309,573 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
13  Sweden 9,995,153 1.95 1.46 146,245 10,142,686 November 30, 2017 Monthly official estimate
14  Hungary 9,797,561 1.91 -0.33 -32,814 9,771,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
15  Austria 8,772,865 1.71 0.95 83,578 8,823,054 January 1, 2018 Official estimate
16  Bulgaria 7,101,859 1.39 -0.73 -51,548 7,101,859 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
17  Denmark 5,748,769 1.12 0.73 41,820 5,781,190 January 1, 2018 Official estimate
18  Finland 5,503,297 1.08 0.29 16,036 5,516,224 December 31, 2017 Monthly official estimate
19  Slovakia 5,435,343 1.06 0.17 9,106 5,441,899 September 30, 2017 Official estimate
20  Ireland 4,774,833 0.93 1.06 50,645 4,792,650 April 1, 2017 Official estimate
21  Croatia 4,154,213 0.81 -0.87 -36,139 4,154,213 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
22  Lithuania 2,847,904 0.56 -1.41 -40,082 2,807,495 February 1, 2018 Monthly official estimate
23  Slovenia 2,065,895 0.40 0.08 1,708 2,065,890 October 1, 2017 Official estimate
24  Latvia 1,950,116 0.38 -0.96 -18,661 1,929,900 January 1, 2018 Monthly official estimate
25  Estonia 1,315,635 0.26 -0.02 -309 1,318,705 January 1, 2018 Official estimate
26  Cyprus 854,802 0.17 0.76 6,533 845,800 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
27  Luxembourg 590,667 0.12 2.50 14,779 590,667 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
28  Malta 440,433 0.09 1.39 6,114 460,297 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
Total 511,805,088 100.00 0.30 1,542,740 512,305,031

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Population on 1 January 2017 as provided by Eurostat
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection201/projection2016x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2017*annual_growth/100.
  4. ^ The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in a referendum on 23 June 2016 and is due to leave the EU on 30 March 2019

See also[edit]

  • ^ http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8102195/3-10072017-AP-EN.pdf/a61ce1ca-1efd-41df-86a2-bb495daabdab