List of states by population in 1 CE

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This is a list of states by population in 1 C.E.. Estimates are for the beginning of the year.

Country/Territory Population c. 1 C.E. estimate Percentage of World Population
  World[1] 255,000,000 -
Han dynasty[2] 57,674,000 22.62%
Roman Empire[3]
subdivisions
45,000,000 17.65%
Satavahana dynasty 7,000,000-10,000,000
Parthian Empire
subdivisions
8,000,000 3.14%
Xiongnu 2,000,000 0.78%
Dacia 2,000,000 0.78%
Kingdom of Meroe 1,150,000 0.45%
Mayan Polity[7]
subdivisions
200,000 0.08%
Bactria[8]
subdivisions
100,000 0.04%
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World population estimates (1 C.E.) and growth rates (till 1000 C.E.) with 20 current countries[9][edit]

Region Population
(in '000s)[9]
% global
(in 1 C.E.)
% growth
(1-1000 C.E.)
Austria 500 0.2 0.03
Belgium 300 0.1 0.03
Denmark 180 0.1 0.07
Finland 20 0 0.07
France 5000 2.2 0.03
Germany 3000 1.3 0.02
Italy 7000 3 -0.03
Netherlands 200 0.1 0.04
Norway 100 0 0.07
Sweden 200 0.1 0.07
Switzerland 300 0.1 0
United Kingdom 800 0.3 0.09
12 Countries Total 17600 7.6 0.01
Portugal 500 0.2 0.02
Spain 4500 1.9 -0.01
Other 2100 0.9 -0.06
Total Western Europe 24700 10.7 0
Eastern Europe 4750 2.1 0.03
Former USSR 3900 1.7 0.06
United States 680 0.3 0.06
Other Western Offshoots 490 0.2 0.03
Total Western Offshoots 1170 0.5 0.05
Mexico 7500 3 0.07
Brazil 6900 3
Other Latin America 6400 2 0.07
Total Latin America 18600 7 0.07
Japan 3000 1.3 0.09
China 59600 25.8 0
India 75000 32.5 0
Other Asia 36600 15.9 0.01
Total Asia (excluding Japan) 171200 74.2 0
Africa 16500 7.1 0.07
World 249420 100 0.02

Alternative Estimates of the Regional Components of World Population, 1 C.E. (in thousands)[9][edit]

Europe
(Including area of the former USSR)
Americas Asia
(including Australasia)
Africa World
Clark 44 500 3 000 185 000 23 000 225 500
Durand 42 500 12 000 207 000 35 000 296 500
Biraben 43 000 12 000 171 000 26 000 252 000
Mc Evedy and Jones 32 800 4 500 114 200 16 500 168 700
Maddison 33 350 6 320 174 650 16 500 230 820

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biraben, Jean-Noel, 1980, An Essay Concerning Mankind's Evolution, Population, Selected Papers, December, table 2.
  2. ^ Nishijima (1986), pp. 595–596.
  3. ^ Beloch, Karl Julius (1886). Die Bevölkerung der griechisch-römischen Welt. p. 507.
  4. ^ Delia (1988)
  5. ^ "Appendix B Growth of World Population, GDP and GDP Per Capita before 1820 at 'www.ggdc.net/MADDISON/other_books/appendix_B.pdf'". Missing or empty |url= (help)
  6. ^ Creighton, Mandell; Winsor, Justin; Gardiner, Samuel Rawson; Poole, Reginald Lane; Edwards, Sir John Goronwy (1892). "The English Historical Review".
  7. ^ "El Mirador, the Lost City of the Maya".
  8. ^ Tertius Chandler (1987). Four Thousand Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census. St. David's University Press. ISBN 0-88946-207-0. Archived from the original on 2008-02-11. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
  9. ^ a b c Maddison. "Growth of World Population, GDP and GDP Per Capita before 1820" (PDF).