List of countries by population in 1600

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1500 1600 1700

This is a list of countries by population in 1600. Estimate numbers are from the beginning of the year, and exact population figures are for countries that held a census on various dates in that year.

Country/Territory Population c. 1600 estimate Percentage of World Population
  World 579,000,000 -
Ming Empire[1] 160,000,000 27.6%
Imperial Seal of the Mughal Empire.svg Mughal Empire[2] 115,000,000 19.9%
Iberian Union [3] 29,997,000 5.2%
Ottoman Empire [5] 26,000,000 4.5%
 Holy Roman Empire[5] 20,300,000 3.5%
 Kingdom of France[9] 20,000,000 3.5%
Tokugawa Shogunate[5] 18,500,000 3.2%
 Tsardom of Russia[10] 14,000,000 2.4%
          Joseon[5] 9,879,000 1.7%
 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth[11] 7,950,000 1.4%
English Crown[10] 5,600,000 1.0%
 Habsburg Monarchy[5][12] 5,550,000 1.0%
Imperial Standard of Nguyen Dynasty1.svg Đại Việt[13] 5,500,000 0.9%
Safavid Empire[14] 3,200,000 0.6%
          Malla[5] 2,750,000 0.5%
Kingdom of Morocco [5] 2,250,000 0.4%
          Burmese Taungoo Dynasty [5] 2,380,000 0.4%
Ayutthaya Kingdom[5] 2,236,000 0.4%
 Ethiopian Empire [5] 2,104,000 0.4%
 Dutch Republic[5] 1,500,000 0.3%
Cambodia[5] 1,419,000 0.2%
Kingdom of Sweden[15] 1,300,000 0.2%
 Denmark–Norway[15][16][17] 1,000,000 0.2%
 Kingdom of Scotland[18] 800,000 0.14%
          Kingdom of Lan Xang [5] 319,000 0.055%
          Arab Emirates [5] 35,000 0.006%

The source used here calculates the said nations population by modern day borders, so the estimates are likely inaccurate.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A. Maddison, The World Economy Volume 1: A Millennial Perspective Volume 2, 2007, p. 238
  2. ^ Irfan Habib, Dharma Kumar, Tapan Raychaudhuri (1987). The Cambridge Economic History of India (PDF). 1. Cambridge University Press. p. 170.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Kingdom of Naples". Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.historyofcuba.com/history/time/timetbl1.html
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Avakov, Alexander V. (April 2015). Two Thousand Years of Economic Statistics, Volume 1. ISBN 9781628941012. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  6. ^ Listed in Maddison's source as 'Romania'.
  7. ^ At the time, divided between the Eyalet of the Archipelago and the Rumelia Eyalet.
  8. ^ A. Maddison, The World Economy Volume 1: A Millennial Perspective, 2001
  9. ^ "Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  10. ^ a b "European Population History". Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  11. ^ Charles A. Frazee, World History the Easy Way, Barron's Educational Series, ISBN 0-8120-9766-1, Google Print, 50
  12. ^ "Population of 17th Century Europe". Archived from the original on 2 May 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  13. ^ Li 1998, p. 160-171.
  14. ^ Dale, Stephen Frederic (15 August 2002). Indian Merchants and Eurasian Trade, 1600-1750. ISBN 9780521525978. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Historical Population of Scandinavia". Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  16. ^ "History of Iceland". Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  17. ^ Grigg, D. B. (18 December 1980). Population Growth and Agrarian Change: An Historical Perspective. ISBN 9780521296359. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  18. ^ R. E. Tyson, "Population Patterns", in M. Lynch, ed., The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (New York, 2001), pp. 487–8.
  • Li, Tana (1998). Nguyen Cochinchina: Southern Vietnam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9781501732577.
  • Kurt Witthauer. Bevölkerung der Erde (1958)
  • Calendario atlante de Agostini, anno 99 (2003)
  • The Columbia gazetteer of the world (1998)
  • Britannica book of the year : world data (1997)