List of European countries by population

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European population by country (top 8).

  Russia (17.15%)
  Germany (9.87%)
  Turkey (9.50%)
  France (7.79%)
  United Kingdom (7.75%)
  Italy (7.21%)
  Spain (5.53%)
  Ukraine (5.10%)
  Other (30.1%)

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]

  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)
July 1, 2015
projection[2]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[3]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[4]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[5]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Source Regional grouping
1  Russia[6] 144,031,000 17.15 0.20 294,285 368 146,839,993 January 1, 2017 [1] EAEU
2  Germany 82,900,000 9.87 0.32 256,000 220 81,083,600 December 30, 2016 Official estimate EU
3  Turkey 79,817,849 9.50 1.34 1,035,000 52 77,695,904 December 31, 2016 Official estimate
4  France[7][Note 1] 66,991,000 7.97 0.39 261,022 177 66,991,000 March 1, 2017 [2] EU
5  United Kingdom 65,110,276 7.75 0.75 484,000 92 64,596,800 December 30, 2016 Official estimate EU
6  Italy 60,589,445 7.21 0.49 298,000 141 60,788,845 January 1, 2017 Monthly official estimate EU
7  Spain 46,423,064 5.53 -0.06 -28,000 - 46,449,565 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EU
8  Ukraine[8] 42,850,000 5.10 -0.32 -136,000 - 42,726,067 March 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
9  Poland 38,494,000 4.58 0.05 20,000 1,334 38,484,000 December 31, 2014 Official estimate EU
10  Romania 19,822,000 2.36 -0.41 -81,000 - 19,942,642 January 1, 2014 Official estimate EU
11  Netherlands 17,003,777 2.02 0.37 62,000 189 17,074,200 August 18, 2017 Official population clock EU
12  Belgium 11,259,000 1.34 0.52 58,000 134 11,353,461 December 1, 2016 Monthly official estimate EU
13  Greece 10,769,000 1.28 -0.11 -12,000 - 10,816,286 May 24, 2011 Final 2011 census result EU
14  Czech Republic 10,535,000 1.25 -0.06 -6,000 - 10,579,067 March 31, 2017 Official estimate EU
15  Portugal 10,311,000 1.23 -0.56 -58,000 - 10,309,573 December 31, 2016 Official estimate EU
16  Sweden 9,858,794 1.17 1.03 100,000 68 10,042,928 May 31, 2017 Official estimate EU
17  Hungary 9,835,000 1.17 -0.28 -28,000 - 9,849,000 December 31, 2014 Official estimate EU
18  Azerbaijan 9,651,000 1.15 1.23 117,000 57 9,593,000 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
19  Belarus 9,481,000 1.13 0.00 0 - 9,481,100 April 1, 2015 Official estimate EAEU
20  Austria 8,608,000 1.02 0.67 57,000 104 8,579,747 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EU
21   Switzerland 8,265,000 0.98 0.87 71,000 80 8,211,700 September 30, 2014 Official estimate EFTA
22  Bulgaria 7,185,000 0.86 -0.57 -41,000 - 7,245,677 December 31, 2013 Official estimate EU
23  Serbia 7,103,000 0.85 -0.41 -29,000 - 7,146,759 January 1, 2014 Official estimate
24  Denmark 5,673,000 0.68 0.48 27,000 145 5,659,715 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EU
25  Finland 5,475,000 0.65 0.11 6,000 632 5,473,465 March 31, 2015 Monthly official estimate EU
26  Slovakia 5,426,000 0.65 0.13 7,000 537 5,415,949 September 30, 2014 Official estimate EU
27  Norway 5,194,000 0.62 1.11 57,000 63 5,165,802 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EFTA
28  Ireland 4,630,000 0.55 0.35 16,000 200 4,761,865 April 2016 Preliminary 2016 census result EU
29  Croatia 4,230,000 0.50 -0.31 -13,000 - 4,267,558 July 1, 2012 Official estimate EU
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 3,010,000 0.36 -0.03 -1,000 - 3,010,600 December 31, 2014 Monthly official estimate EAEU
34  Lithuania 2,906,000 0.35 -0.85 -25,000 - 2,912,566 April 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate EU
35  Albania 2,887,000 0.34 -0.41 -12,000 - 2,893,005 January 1, 2015 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 Official estimate EU
38  Latvia 1,979,000 0.24 -0.90 -18,000 - 1,983,300 April 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate EU
 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 1,312,252 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EU
40  Cyprus 876,000 0.10 0.46 4,000 151 865,900 December 31, 2012 Official estimate EU
41  Montenegro 620,000 0.07 0.00 0 - 620,029 April 1, 2011 2011 census result
42  Luxembourg 570,000 0.07 2.52 14,000 28 562,958 December 31, 2014 Official estimate EU
43  Malta 425,000 0.05 0.47 2,000 147 417,432 November 20, 2011 2011 census result EU
44  Iceland 331,000 0.04 1.22 4,000 57 329,100 January 1, 2015 Official estimate EFTA
 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 Official estimate EFTA
47  Monaco 37,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 36,950 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
 Gibraltar (UK)[9] 34,000 0.00 3.03 1,000 23 30,001 2012 Official estimate EU
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 Official estimate EU
 Svalbard (Norway) 3,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 2,575 July 1, 2014 Official estimate EFTA
49   Vatican City 800 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 recognised and non-dependent territories
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  4. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  5. ^ It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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)
  8. ^ Note from source: "Excluding the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city Sevastopol".
  9. ^ Enclave claimed by Spain.