List of South American countries by population

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This is a list of South American countries by population based on the country population estimates published by the UN.[1]

South American population by country (top 10)

  Brazil (49.4%)
  Colombia (11.8%)
  Argentina (10.5%)
  Peru (7.6%)
  Venezuela (6.7%)
  Chile (4.4%)
  Ecuador (4.1%)
  Bolivia (2.7%)
  Paraguay (1.6%)
  Uruguay (0.8%)
  Other (0.4%)


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CountryProjected population
(20 February 2021)
Pct of totalAnnual growth[a]Doubling time
(years)[b]
IncrementRate
213,670,25049.32%1,580,2040.75%92
51,473,58411.88%678,3951.37%51
45,478,19810.50%419,5270.95%74
33,384,7787.71%521,1931.63%43
27,916,4666.44%−371,289−1.29%−54
19,323,7904.46%222,8781.19%59
17,859,3884.12%289,3041.69%41
11,780,6672.72%159,9581.41%50
7,192,5281.66%88,5701.27%55
3,482,2740.80%12,4490.36%192
788,9800.18%3,7600.48%144
590,3190.14%5,3820.93%75
294,6450.07%7,0182.55%28
3,6260.00%1434.42%16
Total433,239,492100%3,617,4920.85%82
  1. ^ Population growth calculation from UN estimates for 2018 and 2019.[1]
  2. ^ At the current growth rate (halving time for negative numbers).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Total Population - Both Sexes" (EXCEL). World Population Prospects, the 2019 Revision. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Population Estimates and Projections Section. June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.