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 2015 population figure as provided by Eurostat.

Table[edit]

Rank Country 2015
population
figure[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 81,174,000 15.97 0.50 408,583 81,083,600 September 30, 2014 Official estimate
2  France 66,352,469 13.06 0.79 520,948 66,539,000 December 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
3  United Kingdom 64,767,115 12.74 0.65 418,649 64,596,800 June 30, 2014 Official estimate
4  Italy 60,795,612 11.96 0.02 12,947 60,734,190 March 31, 2015 Monthly official estimate
5  Spain 46,439,864 9.14 -0.16 -72,223 46,439,864 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
6  Poland 38,005,614 7.48 -0.03 -12,238 38,484,000 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
7  Romania 19,861,408 3.91 -0.43 -85,533 19,942,642 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
8  Netherlands 16,900,726 3.33 0.42 71,740 16,976,281 November 30, 2015 Monthly population figures
9  Belgium 11,258,434 2.22 0.49 54,707 11,250,659 July 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
10  Greece 10,812,467 2.13 -1.05 -113,144 10,816,286 May 24, 2011 Final 2011 census result
11  Czech Republic 10,538,275 2.07 0.25 25,920 10,537,818 March 31, 2015 Official estimate
12  Portugal 10,374,822 2.04 -0.50 -52,215 10,374,822 2014 Official estimate
13  Hungary 9,849,000 1.94 -0.29 -28,284 9,855,571 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
14  Sweden 9,747,355 1.92 1.06 103,580 9,804,082 July 31, 2015 Monthly official estimate
15  Austria 8,584,926 1.69 0.92 78,753 8,623,073 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
16  Bulgaria 7,202,198 1.42 -0.60 -43,218 7,202,198 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
17  Denmark 5,659,715 1.11 0.75 42,690 5,678,348 July 1, 2015 Official estimate
18  Finland 5,471,753 1.08 0.38 20,560 5,479,018 July 31, 2015 Monthly official estimate
19  Slovakia 5,421,349 1.07 0.10 5,405 5,421,329 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
20  Ireland 4,625,885 0.91 0.44 20,474 4,609,600 April 2014 Official estimate
21  Croatia 4,225,316 0.83 -0.51 -21,384 4,267,558 July 1, 2012 Official estimate
22  Lithuania 2,921,262 0.57 -0.75 -22,042 2,888,582 January 1, 2016 Monthly official estimate
23  Slovenia 2,062,874 0.41 0.09 1,791 2,062,874 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
24  Latvia 1,986,096 0.39 -0.77 -15,254 1,978,300 August 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
25  Estonia 1,313,271 0.26 -0.19 -2,543 1,313,271 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
26  Cyprus 847,008 0.17 -1.28 -10,851 858,000 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
27  Luxembourg 562,958 0.11 2.42 13,599 562,958 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
28  Malta 429,344 0.08 0.93 3,997 417,432 November 20, 2011 2011 census result
Total 508,191,116 100.00 0.26 1,313,888

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Population on 1 January 2015 as provided by Eurostat
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.

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