List of countries and dependencies by population

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A map of world population in 2014
World population percentage by country as of 2017
A cartogram of the world population in 2002

This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population. It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. For instance, the United Kingdom is considered as a single entity, while the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are considered separately. In addition, this list includes certain states with limited recognition not found in ISO 3166-1.

Also given in percent is each country's population compared with the world population, which the United Nations estimates at 7.75 billion as of today.

Method[edit]

Figures used in this chart are based on the most up to date estimate or projections[1] by the national census authority where available, and are usually rounded off.

Where updated national data are not available, figures are based on the projections for 2019 by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.[2]

Because the compiled figures are not collected at the same time in every country, or at the same level of accuracy, the resulting numerical comparisons may create misleading conclusions. Furthermore, the addition of figures from all countries may not equal the world total.

Areas that form integral parts of sovereign states, such as the countries of the United Kingdom, are counted as part of the sovereign states concerned. Not included are other entities, such as the European Union,[Note 1] that are not sovereign states, and independent territories that do not have permanent populations, such as various countries' claims to Antarctica.

Sovereign states and dependencies by population[edit]

Note: Dependent territories or constituent countries that are parts of sovereign states are shown in italics and not assigned a numbered rank. In addition, sovereign states with limited recognition are not assigned a number rank.

Rank Country
(or dependent territory)
Population Date % of world
population
Source
1  China[Note 2] 1,400,060,000 November 18, 2019 18.1% Official population clock
2  India 1,354,970,000 November 18, 2019 17.5% Official population clock
3  United States[Note 3] 330,263,000 November 18, 2019 4.26% Official population clock
4  Indonesia 266,911,900 July 1, 2019 3.44% Official annual projection
5  Brazil 210,734,000 November 18, 2019 2.72% Official population clock
6  Pakistan 206,723,000 November 18, 2019 2.67% Official population clock
7  Nigeria 200,963,599 July 1, 2019 2.59% UN Projection
8  Bangladesh 167,607,000 November 18, 2019 2.16% Official population clock
9  Russia[Note 4] 146,793,744 January 1, 2019 1.89% Official estimate
10  Mexico 126,577,691 July 1, 2019 1.63% Official annual projection
11  Japan 126,140,000 October 1, 2019 1.63% Monthly provisional estimate
12  Philippines 108,544,000 November 18, 2019 1.4% Official population clock
13  Egypt 99,622,100 November 18, 2019 1.29% Official population clock
14  Ethiopia 98,665,000 July 1, 2019 1.27% Official annual projection
15  Vietnam 96,208,984 April 1, 2019 1.24% Preliminary 2019 census result
16  Democratic Republic of the Congo 86,790,567 July 1, 2019 1.12% UN Projection
17  Germany 83,073,100 June 30, 2019 1.07% Official estimate
18  Iran 82,960,000 November 18, 2019 1.07% Official population clock
19  Turkey 82,003,882 December 31, 2018 1.06% Official annual estimate
20  France[Note 5] 67,069,000 October 1, 2019 0.866% Monthly official estimate
21  Thailand 66,435,900 November 18, 2019 0.857% Official population clock
22  United Kingdom[Note 6] 66,435,600 June 30, 2018 0.857% Official annual estimate
23  Italy 60,262,701 June 30, 2019 0.778% Monthly official estimate
24  South Africa 58,775,022 July 1, 2019 0.759% Official annual estimate
25  Tanzania[Note 7] 55,890,747 July 1, 2019 0.721% Official annual projection
26  Myanmar 54,339,766 July 1, 2019 0.701% Official annual projection
27  South Korea 51,811,167 July 1, 2019 0.669% Official annual estimate
28  Colombia 48,258,494 June 30, 2018 0.623% Adjusted 2018 census result
29  Kenya 47,564,296 August 31, 2019 0.614% 2019 census result
30  Spain 46,934,632 January 1, 2019 0.606% Official estimate
31  Argentina 44,938,712 July 1, 2019 0.580% Official annual projection
32  Algeria 42,200,000 January 1, 2018 0.545% Official annual projection
33  Sudan 42,034,780 November 18, 2019 0.542% Official population clock
34  Ukraine[Note 8] 41,976,189 September 1, 2019 0.542% Monthly official estimate
35  Uganda 40,006,700 July 1, 2019 0.516% Official annual projection
36  Iraq 39,127,900 July 1, 2019 0.505% Official annual projection
37  Poland 38,386,000 June 30, 2019 0.495% Official estimate
38  Canada 37,820,000 November 18, 2019 0.488% Official population clock
39  Morocco[Note 9] 35,725,600 November 18, 2019 0.461% Official population clock
40  Saudi Arabia 34,218,169 July 1, 2019 0.442% Official estimate
41  Uzbekistan 33,839,153 November 18, 2019 0.437% Official population clock
42  Malaysia 32,665,200 November 18, 2019 0.422% Official population clock
43  Afghanistan 32,225,560 July 1, 2019 0.416% Official annual estimate
44  Venezuela 32,219,521 June 30, 2019 0.416% Official annual projection
45  Peru 32,131,400 June 30, 2019 0.415% Official annual projection
46  Ghana 30,280,811 July 1, 2019 0.391% Official projection
47  Angola 30,175,553 July 1, 2019 0.389% Official projection
48  Nepal 29,609,623 July 1, 2019 0.382% Official annual projection
49  Yemen 29,161,922 July 1, 2019 0.376% UN projection
50  Mozambique 28,571,310 July 1, 2019 0.369% Official projection
51  Cameroon 25,876,000 July 1, 2019 0.334% UN projection
52  Ivory Coast 25,823,071 July 1, 2019 0.333% Official projection
53  Madagascar 25,680,342 May 18, 2018 0.331% Provisional 2018 census result
54  Australia 25,525,500 November 18, 2019 0.329% Official population clock
55  North Korea 25,450,000 July 1, 2019 0.328% Official annual projection
 Taiwan[Note 10] 23,596,266 October 30, 2019 0.305% Monthly official estimate
56  Niger 22,314,743 July 1, 2019 0.288% Official annual projection
57  Sri Lanka 21,803,000 July 1, 2019 0.281% Official estimate
58  Burkina Faso 20,870,060 July 1, 2019 0.269% Official annual projection
59  Mali 19,973,000 July 1, 2019 0.258% Official annual projection
60  Romania 19,405,156 January 1, 2019 0.250% Official annual estimate
61  Chile 19,107,216 July 1, 2019 0.247% Official annual projection
62  Kazakhstan 18,590,696 November 18, 2019 0.240% Official population clock
63  Malawi 17,563,749 September 3, 2018 0.227% Preliminary 2018 census result
64  Zambia 17,381,168 July 1, 2019 0.224% Official annual projection
65  Ecuador 17,364,800 November 18, 2019 0.224% Official population clock
66  Netherlands 17,359,300 November 18, 2019 0.224% Official population clock
67  Syria 17,070,135 July 1, 2019 0.220% UN projection
68  Senegal 16,209,125 July 1, 2019 0.209% Official annual projection
69  Chad 15,692,969 July 1, 2019 0.203% official annual projection
70  Somalia[Note 11] 15,442,905 July 1, 2019 0.199% UN projection
71  Cambodia 15,288,489 March 3, 2019 0.197% Provisional 2019 census result
72  Zimbabwe 15,159,624 July 1, 2019 0.196% Official annual projection
73  Guatemala 14,901,286 July 23, 2018 0.192% 2018 census result
74  South Sudan 12,778,250 July 1, 2019 0.165% Official annual projection
75  Rwanda 12,374,397 July 1, 2019 0.160% Official projection annual
76  Guinea 12,218,357 July 1, 2019 0.158% Official projection
77  Benin 11,733,059 July 1, 2019 0.151% Official projection annual
78  Haiti 11,577,779 July 1, 2019 0.149% Official annual projection
79  Tunisia 11,551,448 July 1, 2018 0.149% Official estimate
80  Belgium 11,492,764 September 1, 2019 0.148% Monthly official estimate
81  Bolivia 11,469,896 July 1, 2019 0.148% Official projection annual
82  Cuba 11,209,628 December 31, 2018 0.145% Official annual estimate
83  Burundi 10,953,317 July 1, 2019 0.141% Official annual projection
84  Greece 10,741,165 January 1, 2018 0.139% Official estimate
85  Czech Republic 10,668,641 June 30, 2019 0.138% official quarterly estimate
86  Jordan 10,550,900 November 18, 2019 0.136% Official population clock
87  Dominican Republic 10,358,320 July 1, 2019 0.134% Official projection
88  Sweden 10,313,447 September 30, 2019 0.133% Official monthly estimate
89  Portugal 10,276,617 December 31, 2018 0.133% Official annual estimate
90  Azerbaijan 10,027,874 August 1, 2019 0.129% Official estimate
91  Hungary 9,772,756 January 1, 2019 0.126% Official estimate
92  United Arab Emirates 9,770,529 July 1, 2019 0.126% UN projection
93  Belarus 9,454,800 October 1, 2019 0.122% Official quarterly estimate
94  Honduras 9,158,345 July 1, 2019 0.118% Official annual projection
95  Tajikistan 9,127,000 January 1, 2019 0.118% Official estimate
96  Israel 9,117,400 November 18, 2019 0.118% Official population clock
97  Austria 8,877,036 July 1, 2019 0.115% Quarterly provisional figure
98  Papua New Guinea 8,558,800 July 1, 2018 0.110% Official annual estimate
99  Switzerland 8,570,146 June 30, 2019 0.111% Official provisional figure
100  Sierra Leone 7,901,454 July 1, 2019 0.102% Official annual projection
101  Togo 7,538,000 July 1, 2019 0.0973% Official annual projection
 Hong Kong (China) 7,524,100 June 30, 2019 0.0971% Official estimate
102  Paraguay 7,152,703 July 1, 2019 0.0923% Official annual projection
103  Laos 7,123,205 July 1, 2019 0.0919% Official annual projection
104  Bulgaria 7,000,039 December 31, 2018 0.0903% Official estimate
105  Serbia[Note 12] 6,963,764 January 1, 2019 0.0899% Official annual estimate
106  Lebanon 6,855,713 July 1, 2019 0.0885% UN projection
107  Libya 6,777,452 July 1, 2019 0.0875% UN projection
108  El Salvador 6,704,864 July 1, 2019 0.0865% Official annual projection
109  Kyrgyzstan 6,478,500 September 1, 2019 0.0836% Official estimate
110  Nicaragua 6,460,411 June 30, 2018 0.0834% Official estimate
111  Turkmenistan 5,942,089 July 1, 2019 0.0767% UN projection
112  Denmark 5,827,463 October 1, 2019 0.0752% Official quarterly estimate
113  Singapore 5,703,600 June 30, 2019 0.0736% Official estimate
114  Finland 5,525,487 September 30, 2019 0.0713% Official monthly estimate
115  Central African Republic 5,496,011 July 1, 2019 0.0709% Official annual projection
116  Slovakia 5,450,017 March 31, 2019 0.0703% Official estimate
117  Congo 5,380,508 July 1, 2019 0.0694% UN projection
118  Norway 5,345,599 July 1, 2019 0.0690% Official quarterly estimate
119  Costa Rica 5,058,007 June 30, 2019 0.0653% Official annual projection
 Palestine 4,976,684 July 1, 2019 0.0642% Official annual projection
120  New Zealand 4,942,980 November 18, 2019 0.0638% Official population clock
121  Ireland 4,921,500 April 1, 2019 0.0635% Official estimate
122  Oman 4,670,745 September 15, 2019 0.0603% Official estimate
123  Liberia 4,475,353 July 1, 2019 0.0578% Official projection
124  Kuwait 4,420,110 January 1, 2019 0.0570% Official annual estimate
125  Panama 4,218,808 July 1, 2019 0.0544% Official annual projection
126  Mauritania 4,077,347 July 1, 2019 0.0526% Official annual projection
127  Croatia 4,076,246 December 31, 2018 0.0526% Official annual estimate
128  Georgia[Note 13] 3,723,500 January 1, 2019 0.0481% Official annual estimate
129  Uruguay 3,518,552 June 30, 2019 0.0454% Official annual projection
130  Eritrea 3,497,117 July 1, 2019 0.0451% UN projection
131  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,301,000 July 1, 2019 0.0426% UN projection
132  Mongolia 3,288,300 November 18, 2019 0.0424% Official population clock
 Puerto Rico ( U.S.) 3,195,153 July 1, 2018 0.0412% Official estimate
133  Armenia 2,961,600 June 30, 2019 0.0382% Official quarterly estimate
134  Albania 2,862,427 January 1, 2019 0.0369% Official annual estimate
135  Lithuania 2,793,486 October 1, 2019 0.0361% Monthly official estimate
136  Qatar 2,747,282 September 30, 2019 0.0355% Monthly official estimate
137  Jamaica 2,726,667 December 31, 2018 0.0352% Official estimate
138  Moldova[Note 14] 2,681,735 January 1, 2019 0.0346% Official estimate
139  Namibia 2,458,936 July 1, 2019 0.0317% Official projection
140  Gambia 2,347,706 July 1, 2019 0.0303% UN projection
141  Botswana 2,338,851 July 1, 2019 0.0302% Official annual projection
142  Gabon 2,172,579 July 1, 2019 0.0280% UN projection
143  Slovenia 2,089,310 July 1, 2019 0.0270% Official estimate
144  North Macedonia 2,077,132 December 31, 2018 0.0268% Official estimate
145  Lesotho 2,007,201 April 10, 2016 0.0259% 2016 census result
146  Latvia 1,910,400 October 1, 2019 0.0247% Monthly official estimate
 Kosovo[Note 15] 1,795,666 December 31, 2018 0.0232% Official annual estimate
147  Guinea-Bissau 1,604,528 July 1, 2019 0.0207% Official annual projection
148  Bahrain 1,543,300 July 1, 2019 0.0199% Official annual projection
149  East Timor 1,387,149 July 1, 2019 0.0179% Official annual projection
150  Trinidad and Tobago 1,363,985 June 30, 2019 0.0176% Official estimate
151  Equatorial Guinea 1,358,276 July 1, 2018 0.0175% Official estimate
152  Estonia 1,324,820 January 1, 2019 0.0171% Official estimate
153  Mauritius 1,265,985 July 1, 2019 0.0163% Official estimate
154  Eswatini 1,093,238 May 11, 2017 0.0141% Official census result
155  Djibouti 1,078,373 July 1, 2019 0.0139% Official annual projection
156  Fiji 884,887 September 17, 2017 0.0114% Official census result
157  Comoros 873,724 July 1, 2019 0.0113% Official estimate
158  Cyprus 864,200 December 31, 2017 0.0112% Official annual estimate
159  Guyana 782,766 July 1, 2019 0.0101% UN projection
160  Bhutan 741,672 July 1, 2019 0.00957% Official annual projection
161  Solomon Islands 680,806 July 1, 2019 0.00879% official annual projection
 Macau (China) 672,000 June 30, 2019 0.00867% Official quarterly estimate
162  Montenegro 622,359 January 1, 2018 0.00803% Official estimate
163  Luxembourg 613,894 January 1, 2019 0.00792% Official estimate
 Western Sahara[Note 16] 582,463 July 1, 2019 0.00752% UN projection
164  Suriname 581,372 July 1, 2019 0.00750% UN projection
165  Cape Verde 550,483 July 1, 2019 0.00710% Official annual projection
166  Malta 493,559 December 31, 2018 0.00637% Official estimate
 Transnistria[Note 17] 469,000 January 1, 2018 0.00605% Official estimate
167  Brunei 442,400 July 1, 2018 0.00571% Official estimate
168  Belize 408,487 July 1, 2019 0.00527% Official estimate
169  Bahamas 385,340 July 1, 2019 0.00497% Official annual projection
170  Maldives 374,775 December 31, 2018 0.00484% Official annual estimate
171  Iceland 362,860 September 30, 2019 0.00468% Official quarterly estimate
 Northern Cyprus[Note 18] 351,965 December 31, 2017 0.00454% Official estimate
172  Vanuatu 304,500 July 1, 2018 0.00393% Official annual estimate
 French Guiana (France) 296,711 January 1, 2018 0.00383% Official annual estimate
173  Barbados 287,025 July 1, 2019 0.00370% UN projection
 New Caledonia (France) 282,200 January 1, 2018 0.00364% Official annual estimate
 French Polynesia (France) 275,918 August 17, 2017 0.00356% 2017 census results
 Abkhazia[Note 19] 244,832 January 1, 2018 0.00316% Official estimate
174  São Tomé and Príncipe 201,784 July 1, 2018 0.00260% Official estimate
175  Samoa 200,874 July 1, 2019 0.00259% Official projection
176  Saint Lucia 178,696 July 1, 2018 0.00231% Official annual estimate
 Guam ( U.S.) 172,400 July 1, 2018 0.00222% Official annual estimate
 Curaçao ( Netherlands) 158,665 January 1, 2019 0.00205% Official annual estimate
Flag of Artsakh.svg Artsakh[Note 20] 148,000 January 1, 2019 0.00191% Official annual estimate
177  Kiribati 120,100 July 1, 2018 0.00155% Official annual estimate
 Aruba ( Netherlands) 112,309 March 31, 2019 0.00145% Official quarterly estimate
178  Grenada 112,003 July 1, 2019 0.00145% UN projection
179  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,608 July 1, 2019 0.00143% Official estimate
 Jersey ( UK) 106,800 December 31, 2018 0.00138% Official estimate
 U.S. Virgin Islands ( U.S.) 104,578 July 1, 2019 0.00135% UN projection
180  Federated States of Micronesia 104,468 July 1, 2019 0.00135% Official annual projection
181  Tonga 100,651 November 30, 2016 0.00130% 2016 census result
182  Seychelles 97,625 June 30, 2019 0.00126% Official estimate
183  Antigua and Barbuda 96,453 July 1, 2019 0.00124% Official annual projection
 Isle of Man ( UK) 83,314 April 24, 2016 0.00108% 2016 census result
184  Andorra 76,177 December 31, 2018 0.000983% Official estimate
185  Dominica 71,808 July 1, 2019 0.000927% UN projection
 Cayman Islands ( UK) 65,813 December 31, 2018 0.000849% Official estimate
 Bermuda ( UK) 64,027 July 1, 2019 0.000826% Official annual projection
 Guernsey ( UK) 62,506 December 31, 2018 0.000807% official estimate
 American Samoa ( U.S.) 56,700 July 1, 2018 0.000732% Official annual estimate
 Northern Mariana Islands ( U.S.) 56,200 July 1, 2018 0.000725% Official annual estimate
 Greenland (Denmark) 56,225 July 1, 2019 0.000726% Official estimate
186  Marshall Islands 55,500 July 1, 2018 0.000716% Official annual estimate
 South Ossetia[Note 21] 53,532 October 15, 2015 0.000691% Preliminary 2015 census result
187  Saint Kitts and Nevis 52,823 July 1, 2019 0.000682% UN projection
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) 52,122 August 1, 2019 0.000673% Monthly official estimate
 Turks and Caicos Islands ( UK) 41,369 July 1, 2018 0.000534% Official estimate
 Sint Maarten ( Netherlands) 40,614 January 1, 2018 0.000524% Official estimate
188  Liechtenstein 38,380 December 31, 2018 0.000495% Official semi annual estimate
189  Monaco 38,300 December 31, 2018 0.000494% Official annual estimate
Flag of France.svg Saint-Martin (France) 35,746 January 1, 2016 0.000461% Official estimate
 Gibraltar ( UK) 33,701 July 1, 2019 0.000435% UN projection
190  San Marino 33,524 August 31, 2019 0.000433% Official monthly estimate
 British Virgin Islands ( UK) 30,030 July 1, 2019 0.000388% UN projection
191  Palau 17,900 July 1, 2018 0.000231% Official annual estimate
 Cook Islands ( NZ) 15,200 July 1, 2018 0.000196% Official annual estimate
 Anguilla ( UK) 14,869 July 1, 2019 0.000192% UN projection
 Wallis and Futuna (France) 11,700 July 1, 2018 0.000151% Official annual estimate
192  Nauru 11,000 July 1, 2018 0.000142% Official annual estimate
193  Tuvalu 10,200 July 1, 2018 0.000132% Official annual estimate
 Saint Barthélemy (France) 9,793 January 1, 2016 0.000126% Official estimate
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 6,008 January 1, 2016 0.000078% Official estimate
Flag of Saint Helena.svg Saint Helena, Ascension
and Tristan da Cunha
( UK)
5,633 February 7, 2016 0.000073% 2016 census result
 Montserrat ( UK) 4,989 July 1, 2019 0.000064% UN projection
 Falkland Islands ( UK) 3,198 October 9, 2016 0.000041% 2016 census result
 Christmas Island (Australia) 1,928 June 30, 2018 0.000025% Official estimate
 Norfolk Island (Australia) 1,756 June 30, 2018 0.000023% Official estimate
 Niue ( NZ) 1,520 July 1, 2018 0.000020% Official annual estimate
 Tokelau ( NZ) 1,400 July 1, 2018 0.000018% Official annual estimate
194  Vatican City 799 July 1, 2019 0.000010% UN projection
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 538 June 30, 2018 0.0000069% Official estimate
 Pitcairn Islands ( UK) 50 January 1, 2019 0.00000065% Official estimate
 World 7,748,405,000 November 18, 2019 100% UN projection

See also[edit]

Lists of countries by population[edit]

Continental[edit]

Intercontinental[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The European Union is a sui generis supranational union whose sovereign members delegate to it by treaty certain powers that are often exercised by sovereign states. Its combined population has been estimated at 512,379,225 on January 1, 2018, and it would be ranked 3rd if it were included in the list. It has 6.61% of the world's population — see "Eurostat-Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface(TGM)table". European Commission.
  2. ^ The census figure refers to mainland China, excluding its special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the former of which returned to Chinese sovereignty on 1 July 1997 and the latter on 20 December 1999.
  3. ^ Demographics of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  4. ^ Including the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Russia's disputed administrative areas on the Crimean Peninsula. The Ukrainian government and most of the world's other states consider the Crimean Peninsula de jure a part of Ukraine's territory.
  5. ^ Demographics of the 18 regions of France. Excluding Overseas Territories and Collectivities: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Clipperton Island, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna.
  6. ^ Excluding the 14 Overseas Territories and 3 Crown dependencies shown separately.
  7. ^ Including Zanzibar.
  8. ^ Excluding the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and City of Sevastopol, Ukraine's administrative areas on the Crimean Peninsula which are disputed with and de facto administered by Russia. However includes all territory in the Donbass region where there are ongoing insurgencies by separatist forces.
  9. ^ Excluding the Demographics of the disputed territory of Western Sahara (Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic).
  10. ^ Taiwan (Republic of China) also includes the minor islands of Kinmen, Matsu, Penghu, etc. The UN does not recognize the Republic of China (Taiwan) as a sovereign state.
  11. ^ Includes Somaliland.
  12. ^ Excludes Kosovo.
  13. ^ Excludes Abkhazia (242,862, census 2011) and South Ossetia (53,559, census 2015).
  14. ^ Excludes Transnistria.
  15. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognized as an independent state by 99 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 112 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 13 later withdrew their recognition.
  16. ^ Administration is split between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, both of which claim the entire territory.
  17. ^ De facto independent, de jure part of Moldova.
  18. ^ De facto independent, de jure part of Cyprus.
  19. ^ Abkhazia is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Abkhazia and Georgia. The Republic of Abkhazia unilaterally declared independence on 23 July 1992, but Georgia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Abkhazia has received formal recognition as an independent state from 7 out of 193 United Nations member states, 1 of which have subsequently withdrawn their recognition.
  20. ^ De facto independent, de jure part of Azerbaijan.
  21. ^ South Ossetia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider South Ossetia de jure a part of Georgia's territory.

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