List of countries by population in 1907

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This is a list of countries by population in 1907. It is not a complete list: some[which?] non-independent countries and overseas territories are not included.

Rank Country /Territory Population
1907
estimate
Percentage of

World Population

World 1,750,000,000 — 
1  Qing China[1] 419,264,000 24.0%
2 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British Empire[1] 391,453,775 22.4%
3  Russian Empire 172,229,700 9.8%
4  United States[1] 96,280,000 5.5%
5 France French Empire[1] 80,060,700 4.6%
6  German Empire 78,239,000 4.5%
7 Netherlands Dutch Empire 51,246,000 2.9%
8  Austria-Hungary 50,000,000 2.9%
9 Japan Japanese Empire 45,500,000 2.6%
10 Kingdom of Italy Italian Empire 35,260,700 2.0%
11  Ottoman Empire[2] 21,800,000 1.2%
12 Spain Spanish Empire 21,350,000 1.2%
13  Brazil 20,750,000 1.2%
14 Ethiopia Abyssinia[3] 14,000,000 0.8%
15 Portugal Portuguese Empire 12,434,000 0.7%
16  Mexico[4] 12,050,000 0.7%
17  Korean Empire 12,000,000 0.7%
18  Morocco[5][6] 9,000,000 0.5%
19  Siam 7,200,000 0.4%
20 Persia 7,000,000 0.4%
21  Romania 6,630,000
22  Belgium 6,136,000
23  Argentina 5,800,000
24  Canada 5,500,000
25  Sweden 5,377,713
26  Afghanistan 5,000,000
27    Nepal 4,789,000
28  Colombia 4,604,000
29 Arabia (mainly includes (Hejaz, Nejd, Hadramaut and Yemen) 4,218,000
30  Australia 4,120,000[7]
31  Peru 3,700,000
32   Switzerland 3,525,300
33  Bulgaria 3,154,000
34 Chile Chile 2,857,000
35 Greece Greece 2,800,000
36  Venezuela 2,741,000
37  Serbia 2,650,000
38  Norway 2,324,800
39  Denmark 2,322,000
40  Cuba 1,500,000
41  Bolivia 1,500,000
44  Ecuador 1,271,000
45  El Salvador 1,116,300
46  Guatemala 1,046,000
47  Uruguay 1,026,000
48  New Zealand 967,000
49  Paraguay 715,000
50  Liberia 664,000
50  Dominican Republic 610,000
51  Nicaragua 515,000
52  Honduras 505,000
53 Muscat and Oman 500,000
54 Sarawak 500,000
55  Costa Rica 341,600
56  Montenegro 320,000
57  Panama 318,000
58 Crete 310,000
59  Luxembourg 252,000
60  Monaco 19,000
61  San Marino 11,000
62  Liechtenstein 10,000
63  Andorra 6,000
64 Neutral Moresnet 3,000
65   Vatican City 700

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population Statistics: Historical Demography". Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  2. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Turkey" . The Nuttall Encyclopædia. 1907.
  3. ^ "ETHIOPIA: population growth of the whole country". www.populstat.info.
  4. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Mexico" . The Nuttall Encyclopædia. 1907.
  5. ^ "Dun's Review". R.G. Dun & Company. 22 July 2018 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Bacon, Leonard; Thompson, Joseph Parrish; Storrs, Richard Salter; Beecher, Henry Ward; Leavitt, Joshua; Tilton, Theodore; Bowen, Henry Chandler; Ward, William Hayes; Holt, Hamilton; Franklin, Fabian; Fuller, Harold de Wolf; Herter, Christian Archibald (22 July 2018). "The Independent". S. W. Benecdict – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Coghlan, Timothy Augustine (1911). "Australia" . In Chisholm, Hugh (ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 949. At the close of 1906 the population of Australia was approximately 4,120,000, exclusive of aborigines.

References[edit]

  • Wikisource-logo.svg Wood, James, ed. (1907), The Nuttall Encyclopædia, London and New York: Frederick Warne .—Originally this article incorporated statistics from the Nuttall Encyclopedia published in 1907. The list includes the populations of all countries, states and territories listed in the Encyclopedia with an estimated population. The populations listed here, rounded to the nearest 1,000, represent the best estimate of population by the editors of the Nuttall Encyclopedia.

The other main sources are:

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