List of countries by population in 1700

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This is a list of countries by population in 1700. Estimate numbers are from the beginning of the year and exact population figures are for countries that held a census on various dates in the 1700s.

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Country/Territory Population
estimate
c. 1700
Percentage of
World
Population
  World[1] 682,000,000 -
Imperial standard of the Qing Emperor.svg Qing Empire[2] 210,715,000 30.9%
Imperial Seal of the Mughal Empire.svg Mughal Empire [4] 158,400,000 23.2%
Flag of the Tokugawa Shogunate.svg Tokugawa shogunate [5] 28,000,000 4.1%
Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg Ottoman Empire[6][7] 24,779,000 3.6%
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg Spanish Empire[2][8][6][7] 24,530,000 3.6%
Royal Standard of the King of France.svg French Empire[7] 21,471,000 3.1%
Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg Holy Roman Empire[9] 20,000,000 2.9%
Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia[6] 14,000,000 2.1%
Flag of the King of Joseon (fringeless).svg Joseon[7] 12,200,000 1.8%
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg Habsburg Monarchy[10][6] 9,989,000 1.5%
Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg British Empire [11][12] 9,131,239 1.3%
Polish Royal Banner of The House of Wettin.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth[16] 9,000,000 1.3%
          Vietnam[6] 5,171,000 0.8%
Safavid Flag.svg Safavid Empire[7] 5,000,000 0.7%
          Nepal[6] 3,064,000 0.4%
Flag of Thailand (Ayutthaya period).svg Ayutthaya Kingdom[6] 2,500,000 0.4%
Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire[10] 2,500,000 0.4%
 Portuguese Empire[10] 2,300,000 0.3%
Flag of Most Serene Republic of Venice.svg Republic of Venice 2,000,000 0.3%
Statenvlag.svg Dutch Republic[10] 1,794,000 0.3%
Flag of Morocco 1666 1915.svg Morocco[6] 1,750,000 0.3%
Flag of Cambodia (pre-1863).svg Cambodia[6] 1,650,000 0.2%
Wappen Mark Brandenburg.pngPOL Prusy książęce COA.svg Brandenburg-Prussia [17] 1,500,000 0.2%
Flag of Savoie.svg Savoyard state 1,396,000 0.2%
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark–Norway[10] 1,300,400 0.2%
Early Swiss cross.svg Swiss Confederacy[7] 1,260,000 0.2%
Flag of the Kingdom of Kongo.svg Kingdom of Kongo[18] 500,000 0.07%
          Lan Xang[6] 371,000 0.05%
Flag of the Order of St. John (various).svg Hospitaller Malta 50,000 0.01%

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References[edit]

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  12. ^ MArshall, John (1838). "Statistics of the British Empire".
  13. ^ Grada, C. O. "The Population of Ireland: 1700-1900, A Survey".
  14. ^ "ESTIMATED POPULATION OF AMERICAN COLONIES: 1610 TO 1780".
  15. ^ "Population of the English West Indies, 1655-1755" (PDF).
  16. ^ Based on 1618 population map Archived 2013-02-17 at the Wayback Machine (p.115), 1618 languages map (p.119), 1657-1667 losses map (p.128) and 1717 map Archived 2013-02-17 at the Wayback Machine (p.141) from Iwo Cyprian Pogonowski, Poland a Historical Atlas, Hippocrene Books, 1987, ISBN 0-88029-394-2
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