Ranked list of Venezuelan states

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These are ranked lists of the States of Venezuela sorted by population, area, density and human development index.

By population[edit]

Rank State Population (2011)[1] Population (2001)
1 Flag of Zulia State.svg Zulia 3,704,404 2,983,679
2 Flag of Miranda state.svg Miranda 2,675,165 2,330,872
3 Flag of Carabobo State.svg Carabobo 2,245,744 1,932,168
4 Flag of Caracas.svg Federal District 1,943,901 1,836,286
5 Flag of Lara State.svg Lara 1,774,867 1,556,415
6 Flag of Aragua State.svg Aragua 1,630,308 1,449,616
7 Flag of Anzoátegui State.svg Anzoátegui 1,469,747 1,222,225
8 Flag of Bolívar State.svg Bolívar 1,410,964 1,214,846
9 Flag of Táchira.svg Táchira 1,168,908 992,669
10 Flag of Monagas State.svg Monagas 905,443 712,626
11 Flag of Falcón.svg Falcón 902,847 763,188
12 Flag of Sucre State.svg Sucre 896,291 786,483
13 Flag of Portuguesa.svg Portuguesa 876,496 725,740
14 Flag of Mérida State.svg Mérida 828,592 715,268
15 Flag of Barinas State.svg Barinas 816,264 624,508
16 Guárico 747,739 627,086
17 Flag of Trujillo State.svg Trujillo 686,367 608,563
18 Flag of Yaracuy State.svg Yaracuy 600,852 499,049
19 Flag of Nueva Esparta.svg Nueva Esparta 491,610 373,851
20 Flag of Apure State.svg Apure 459,025 377,756
21 Flag of Vargas State.svg Vargas 352,920 298,109
22 Flag of Cojedes State.svg Cojedes 323,165 253,105
23 Flag of Delta Amacuro State.svg Delta Amacuro 167,676 97,987
24 Amazonas 146,480 70,464

By area[edit]

Rank Name and flag Area
(km²)
Percentage of
total area. (%)
1 Flag of Bolívar State.svg Bolívar 238,000 26.0%
2 Amazonas 180,145 19.7%
3 Flag of Apure State.svg Apure 76,500 8.3%
4 Flag of Guárico State.svg Guárico 64,986 7.1%
5 Flag of Zulia State.svg Zulia 63,100 6.9%
6 Flag of Anzoátegui State.svg Anzoátegui 43,300 4.7%
7 Flag of Delta Amacuro State.svg Delta Amacuro 40,200 4.4%
8 Flag of Barinas State.svg Barinas 35,200 3.8%
9 Flag of Monagas State.svg Monagas 28,900 3.2%
10 Flag of Falcón.svg Falcón 24,800 2.7%
11 Flag of Lara State.svg Lara 19,800 2.2%
12 Flag of Portuguesa.svg Portuguesa 15,200 1.7%
13 Flag of Cojedes State.svg Cojedes 14,800 1.6%
14 Flag of Sucre State.svg Sucre 11,800 1.3%
15 Flag of Mérida State.svg Mérida 11,300 1.2%
16 Flag of Táchira State.svg Táchira 11,100 1.2%
17 Flag of Miranda state.svg Miranda 7,950 0.9%
18 Flag of Trujillo State.svg Trujillo 7,400 0.8%
19 Flag of Yaracuy State.svg Yaracuy 7,100 0.8%
20 Aragua 7,014 0.8%
21 Carabobo 4,650 0.5%
22 Vargas 1,497 0.2%
23 Nueva Esparta 1,150 0.1%
24 Venezuelan Capital District 433 0.04%
25 Dependencias Federales 120 0.01%
Total 916,445 100%

By density[edit]

Rank State Population Area (km²) Density
1 Distrito Capital 1,836,286 433 4,240.8
2 Carabobo 1,932,168 4,650 415.5
3 Nueva Esparta 373,851 1,150 325.1
4 Miranda 2,330,872 7,950 293.2
5 Aragua 1,449,616 7,014 206.7
6 Vargas 298,109 1,497 199.1
7 Táchira 992,669 11,100 89.4
8 Trujillo 608,563 7,400 82.2
9 Lara 1,556,415 19,800 78.6
10 Yaracuy 499,049 7,100 70.3
11 Sucre 786,483 11,800 66.7
12 Mérida 715,268 11,300 63.3
13 Portuguesa 725,740 15,200 47.7
14 Zulia 2,983,679 63,100 47.3
15 Falcón 763,188 24,800 30.8
16 Anzoátegui 1,222,225 43,300 28.2
17 Monagas 712,626 28,900 24.7
18 Barinas 624,508 35,200 17.7
19 Cojedes 253,105 14,800 17.1
20 Dependencias Federales 1,651 120 13.8
21 Guárico 627,086 64,986 9.6
22 Bolívar 1,214,846 238,000 5.1
23 Apure 377,756 76,500 4.9
24 Delta Amacuro 97,987 40,200 2.4
25 Amazonas 70,464 180,145 0.4
Total 23,054,210 916,445 25.2

By human development index[edit]

Venezuelan map indicating the Human Development Index by state (2017).
  0.700 - 0.799 (high)
  0.600 - 0.699 (medium)
Rank State HDI 2017[2]
High human development
1 Flag of Caracas.svg Capital District 0.746
2 Flag of Miranda state.svg Miranda 0.734
3 Flag of Aragua State.svg Aragua 0.731
4 Flag of Vargas State.svg Vargas 0.726
5 Flag of Carabobo State.svg Carabobo 0.725
6 Flag of Nueva Esparta.svg Nueva Esparta 0.724
7 Flag of Anzoátegui State.svg Anzoátegui 0.716
8 Flag of Bolívar State.svg Bolívar 0.705
8 Flag of Táchira State.svg Táchira 0.705
Medium human development
10 Flag of Falcón.svg Falcon 0.697
11 Flag of Monagas State.png Monagas 0.695
13 Flag of Mérida State.svg Mérida 0.694
14 Flag of Zulia State.svg Zulia 0.688
14 Flag of Delta Amacuro State.svg Delta Amacuro 0.688
16 Flag of Lara State.svg Lara 0.684
17 Flag of Cojedes State.svg Cojedes 0.681
18 Amazonas 0.679
19 Flag of Sucre State.svg Sucre 0.677
19 Flag of Trujillo State.svg Trujillo 0.677
21 Flag of Yaracuy State.svg Yaracuy 0.672
22 Guárico 0.669
23 Flag of Barinas State.svg Barinas 0.653
24 Flag of Portuguesa.svg Portuguesa 0.652
25 Flag of Apure State.svg Apure 0.634

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Venezuela Federal States, Major Cities, Urban Localities & Metropolitan Area – Statistics & Maps on City Population". Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-12-19.