List of European countries by population

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European countries by population (beginning of 2018)

List of European countries by population present the list of countries, territories and dependencies located in Europe. Transcontinental countries are included if they are members of the Council of Europe.

Table[edit]

European population by country (top 8).

  Russia (17.15%)
  Germany (9.86%)
  Turkey (9.6.%)
  France (7.76%)
  United Kingdom (7.75%)
  Italy (7.21%)
  Spain (5.53%)
  Ukraine (5.10%)
  Other (30.04%)

     Transcontinental countries largely located in Asia.
     Countries located wholly or predominantly in Asia, but which can be considered European countries.

Rank [1]Country
(or dependent territory)

Population
% of
population
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[3]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[4]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Regional grouping Source
1  Russia[5] 143,964,709 17.15 0.19 294,285 368 146,839,993 January 1, 2017 EAEU [1]
2  Germany 82,521,653 9.8 1.20 600,000 90 82,800,000 December 31, 2016 EU Official estimate
3  Turkey 80,810,000 9.6 1.34 1,035,000 52 77,695,904 December 31, 2016 [2]
4  France[6][Note 1] 65,233,271 7.76 0.39 261,022 177 66,991,000 March 1, 2017 EU [3]
5  United Kingdom 65,110,276 7.75 0.75 484,000 92 66,573,504 December 30, 2016 EU Official estimate
6  Italy 60,494,118 7.21 0.49 298,000 141 60,788,845 January 1, 2017 EU [4]
7  Spain 46,397,452 5.53 -0.06 -28,000 - 46,449,565 January 1, 2015 EU Official estimate
8  Ukraine[7] 42,895,704 5.10 -0.32 -136,000 - 42,726,067 March 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
9  Poland 38,104,832 4.58 0.05 20,000 1,334 38,484,000 December 31, 2014 EU Official estimate
10  Romania 19,622,000 2.36 -0.41 -81,000 - 19,942,642 January 1, 2014 EU Official estimate
11  Netherlands 17,084,459 2.02 0.37 62,000 189 17,132,500 June 21, 2018 EU Official population clock
12  Belgium 11,469,204 1.34 0.52 58,000 134 11,370,968 August 1, 2017 EU Monthly official estimate
13  Greece 11,142,161 1.28 0.16 -12,000 - 10,816,286 May 24, 2011 EU Final 2011 census result
14  Czech Republic 10,625,250 1.25 -0.06 -6,000 - 10,588,063 July 30, 2017 EU Official estimate
15  Portugal 10,291,196 1.23 -0.56 -58,000 - 10,309,573 December 31, 2016 EU Official estimate
16  Sweden 10,135,303 1.17 1.03 100,000 68 10,135,303 February 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
17  Hungary 9,702,671 1.17 -0.28 -28,000 - 9,849,000 December 31, 2014 EU Official estimate
18  Azerbaijan 9,923,914 1.15 1.23 117,000 57 9,810,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
19  Belarus 9,452,113 1.13 0.00 0 - 9,481,100 April 1, 2015 EAEU Official estimate
20  Austria 8,751,820 1.02 0.67 57,000 104 8,794,267 July 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
21   Switzerland 8,544,034 0.98 0.87 71,000 80 8,211,700 September 30, 2014 EFTA Official estimate
22  Bulgaria 7,050,034 0.86 -0.57 -41,000 - 7,245,677 December 31, 2017 EU Official estimate
23  Serbia 7,040,272 0.85 -0.41 -29,000 - 7,146,759 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
24  Denmark 5,745,547 0.68 0.48 27,000 145 5,659,715 January 1, 2015 EU Official estimate
25  Finland 5,475,000 0.65 0.11 6,000 632 5,473,465 March 31, 2015 EU Monthly official estimate
26  Slovakia 5,426,000 0.65 0.13 7,000 537 5,415,949 September 30, 2014 EU Official estimate
27  Norway 5,194,000 0.62 1.11 57,000 63 5,165,802 January 1, 2015 EFTA Official estimate
28  Ireland 4,630,000 0.55 0.35 16,000 200 4,761,865 April 2016 EU Preliminary 2016 census result
29  Croatia 4,230,000 0.50 -0.31 -13,000 - 4,267,558 July 1, 2012 EU Official estimate
30  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,750,000 0.45 -0.64 -24,000 - 3,791,622 October 1, 2013 Preliminary 2013 census result
31  Georgia 3,707,000 0.44 -1.23 -46,000 - 3,729,500 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
32  Moldova 3,564,000 0.42 0.48 17,000 145 3,555,200 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
33  Armenia 2,925,000 0.36 -0.03 -1,000 - 3,010,600 January 1, 2016 EAEU Monthly official estimate
34  Albania 2,887,000 0.34 -0.41 -12,000 - 2,893,005 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
35  Lithuania 2,800,000 0.35 -0.85 -25,000 - 2,912,566 June 1, 2018 EU Monthly official estimate
36  Macedonia 2,071,000 0.25 0.15 3,000 478 2,069,172 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
37  Slovenia 2,065,000 0.25 0.15 3,000 477 2,062,731 October 1, 2014 EU Official estimate
38  Latvia 1,953,000 0.24 -0.90 -18,000 - 1,983,300 January 1, 2016 EU Monthly official estimate
 Kosovo 1,867,000 0.22 1.08 20,000 64 1,815,606 December 31, 2012 Official estimate
39  Estonia 1,315,000 0.16 0.46 6,000 152 1,315,635 January 1, 2017 EU Official estimate
40  Cyprus 876,000 0.10 0.46 4,000 151 865,900 December 31, 2012 EU Official estimate
41  Montenegro 620,000 0.07 0.00 0 - 620,029 April 1, 2011 2011 census result
42  Luxembourg 602,000 0.07 2.52 14,000 28 562,958 January 1, 2018 EU Official estimate [5]
43  Malta 425,000 0.05 0.47 2,000 147 417,432 November 20, 2011 EU 2011 census result
44  Iceland 331,000 0.04 1.22 4,000 57 329,100 January 1, 2015 EFTA Official estimate
 Jersey (UK) 103,000 0.01 0.98 1,000 71 97,857 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
 Isle of Man (UK) 89,000 0.01 1.14 1,000 61 84,497 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
45  Andorra 78,000 0.01 1.30 1,000 54 76,949 2014 Official estimate
 Guernsey (UK) 66,000 0.01 1.54 1,000 45 65,150 March 31, 2014 Official estimate
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) 49,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 48,693 February 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
46  Liechtenstein 37,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 37,370 December 31, 2014 EFTA Official estimate
47  Monaco 37,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 36,950 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
 Gibraltar (UK)[8] 34,000 0.00 3.03 1,000 23 30,001 2012 EU Official estimate
48  San Marino 33,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 32,798 February 28, 2015 Monthly official estimate
 Åland Islands (Finland) 29,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 28,666 December 31, 2013 EU Official estimate
 Svalbard (Norway) 3,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 2,575 July 1, 2014 EFTA Official estimate
49   Vatican City 1,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 0 2012 Official estimate
Total 840,023,805 100.00 0.33 2,746,307 210

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Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Only for widely recognized and non-dependent territories
  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. ^ The mid-2015 demographic projection excludes the disputed territory of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (the so-called Crimean Federal District), although the Russian official estimate includes both of them.
  6. ^ Figures refer not only to the population of European or Metropolitan France, but also include the overseas departments (in French Départements d'outre-mer, DOM)
  7. ^ Note from source: "Excluding the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city Sevastopol".
  8. ^ Enclave claimed by Spain.