List of countries by population in 2005

This is harmonized list of population estimates for the year 2005. For a listing with more recent estimates, see List of countries by population

This is a list of sovereign states and other territories by population, with population figures estimated for 1 July 2005 (rounded to the nearest 1,000). The figures are estimates for the year 2005 from the U.N. World Population Prospects (2004 revision) using the medium fertility variant.[1]

The list includes all sovereign states and dependent territories recognized by the United Nations plus the territory under the effective control of the Republic of China (Taiwan). For a graphical version of this list, see List of countries by population (graphical).

Rank Country / Territory Population
July 2005
UN estimate
World 6,464,750,000
1 (Mainland) 1,315,844,000
2  India 1,103,371,000[2]
3 298,213,000
4  Indonesia 222,781,000
5  Brazil 186,405,000
6  Pakistan 157,935,000
7  Russia 143,202,000
8  Bangladesh 141,822,000
9  Nigeria 131,530,000
10  Japan 128,085,000
11  Mexico 107,029,000
12  Vietnam 84,238,000
13  Philippines 83,054,000
14  Germany 82,689,000
15  Ethiopia 77,431,000
16  Egypt 74,033,000
17  Turkey 73,193,000
18  Iran 69,515,000
19  Thailand 64,233,000
20  France 65,446,000
21  United Kingdom 59,668,000
22  Italy 58,093,000
23  Democratic Republic of the Congo 57,549,000
24 50,519,000
25  South Korea 50,000,000
26  South Africa 48,432,000
27  Ukraine 46,481,000
28  Colombia 45,600,000
29  Spain 43,064,000
30  Argentina 38,747,000
31  Poland 38,530,000
32  Tanzania 38,329,000
33  Sudan 36,233,000
34  Kenya 34,256,000
35  Algeria 32,854,000
36  Canada 32,268,000
37  Morocco 31,478,000
38  Afghanistan 29,863,000
39  Uganda 28,816,000
40  Iraq 28,807,000
41  Peru 27,968,000
42  Nepal 27,133,000
43  Venezuela 26,749,000
44  Uzbekistan 26,593,000
45  Malaysia 25,347,000
46  Saudi Arabia 24,573,000
47  Republic of China (Taiwan) 22,894,384[3]
48  North Korea 22,488,000
49  Ghana 22,113,000
50  Romania 21,711,000
51  Yemen 20,975,000
52  Sri Lanka 20,743,000
53  Australia 20,155,000[4]
54  Mozambique 19,792,000
55  Syria 19,043,000
56  Madagascar 18,606,000[5]
57  Côte d'Ivoire 18,154,000
58  Cameroon 16,322,000
59  Netherlands 16,299,000
60  Chile 16,295,000
61  Angola 15,941,000
62  Kazakhstan 14,825,000
63  Cambodia 14,071,000
64  Niger 13,957,000
65  Mali 13,518,000
66  Burkina Faso 13,228,000
67  Ecuador 13,228,000
68  Zimbabwe 13,010,000
69  Malawi 12,884,000
70  Guatemala 12,599,000
71  Zambia 11,668,000
72  Senegal 11,658,000
73  Cuba 11,269,000
74  Greece 11,120,000
75  Portugal 10,495,000
76  Belgium 10,419,000
77  Czech Republic 10,220,000
78  Tunisia 10,102,000
79  Hungary 10,098,000
80  Serbia 9,778,991[6]
81  Belarus 9,755,000
82  Chad 9,749,000
83  Guinea 9,402,000
84  Bolivia 9,182,000
85  Sweden 9,041,000
86  Rwanda 9,038,000
87  Dominican Republic 8,895,000
88  Haiti 8,528,000
89  Benin 8,439,000
90  Azerbaijan 8,411,000
91  Somalia 8,228,000
92  Austria 8,189,000
93  Bulgaria 7,726,000
94  Burundi 7,548,000
95  Switzerland 7,252,000
96  Honduras 7,205,000
97  Hong Kong (PR China) 7,041,000
98  El Salvador 6,881,000
99  Israel 6,725,000
100  Tajikistan 6,507,000
101  Paraguay 6,158,000
102  Togo 6,145,000
103  Laos 5,924,000
104  Papua New Guinea 5,887,000
105  Libya 5,853,000
106  Jordan 5,703,000
107  Sierra Leone 5,525,000
108  Nicaragua 5,487,000
109  Denmark 5,431,000
110  Slovakia 5,401,000
111  Kyrgyzstan 5,264,000
112  Finland 5,249,000[7]
113  Turkmenistan 4,833,000
114  Norway 4,620,000[8]
115  Croatia 4,551,000
116  United Arab Emirates 4,496,000
117  Georgia 4,474,000
118  Eritrea 4,401,000
119  Costa Rica 4,327,000
120  Singapore 4,326,000
121  Moldova 4,206,000
122  Ireland 4,148,000
123  Central African Republic 4,038,000
124  New Zealand 4,028,000
125  Republic of the Congo 3,999,000
126  Puerto Rico (US) 3,955,000
127  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,907,000
128 3,702,000
129  Lebanon 3,577,000
130  Uruguay 3,463,000
131  Lithuania 3,431,000
132  Liberia 3,283,000
133  Panama 3,232,000
134  Albania 3,130,000
135  Mauritania 3,069,000
136  Armenia 3,016,000
137  Kuwait 2,687,000
138  Jamaica 2,651,000
139  Mongolia 2,646,000
140  Oman 2,567,000
141  Latvia 2,307,000
142  Bhutan 2,163,000[9]
143  Macedonia 2,034,000
144  Namibia 2,031,000
145  Slovenia 1,967,000
146  Lesotho 1,795,000
147  Botswana 1,765,000
148  Guinea-Bissau 1,586,000
149 1,517,000
150  Gabon 1,384,000
151  Estonia 1,330,000
152  Trinidad and Tobago 1,305,000
153  Mauritius 1,245,000[10]
154  Swaziland 1,032,000
155 947,000
156  Fiji 848,000
157  Cyprus 835,000[11]
158  Qatar 813,000
159  Comoros 798,000[12]
160  Djibouti 793,000
161  Réunion (France) 785,000
162  Guyana 751,000
163  Bahrain 727,000
164  Montenegro 620,145[13]
165  Cape Verde 507,000
166  Equatorial Guinea 504,000
167  Solomon Islands 478,000
168  Luxembourg 465,000
169  Macau (PR China) 460,000
170  Suriname 449,000
171  Guadeloupe (France) 448,000
172  Malta 402,000
173  Martinique (France) 396,000
174  Brunei 374,000
175  Western Sahara 341,000
176  Maldives 329,000
177 323,000
178  Iceland 295,000
179  Belize 270,000
180  Barbados 270,000
181  French Polynesia (France) 257,000
182  New Caledonia (France) 237,000
183  Vanuatu 211,000
184  French Guiana (France) 187,000
185  Samoa 185,000
186  Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) 183,000
187  Guam (US) 170,000
188  Saint Lucia 161,000
189  São Tomé and Príncipe 157,000
190 Channel Islands (UK) 149,000[14]
191  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 119,000
192  U.S. Virgin Islands (US) 112,000
193  Federated States of Micronesia 110,000
194  Grenada 103,000
195  Tonga 102,000
196  Aruba (Netherlands) 99,000
197  Kiribati 99,000
198  Antigua and Barbuda 81,000
199  Northern Mariana Islands (US) 81,000
200  Seychelles 81,000
201  Dominica 79,000
202  Isle of Man (UK) 77,000
203  Andorra 67,000
204  American Samoa (US) 65,000
205  Bermuda (UK) 64,000
206  Marshall Islands 62,000
207  Greenland (Denmark) 57,000
208  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 47,000
209  Cayman Islands (UK) 45,000
210  Saint Kitts and Nevis 43,000
211  Monaco 35,000
212  Liechtenstein 35,000
213  San Marino 28,000
214  Gibraltar (UK) 28,000
215  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 26,000
216  British Virgin Islands (UK) 22,000
217  Palau 20,000
218  Cook Islands (NZ) 18,000
219  Wallis and Futuna (France) 15,000
220  Nauru 14,000
221  Anguilla (UK) 12,000
222  Tuvalu 10,000
223 (France) 6,000
224  Saint Helena (UK) 5,000[15]
225  Montserrat (UK) 4,000
226  Falkland Islands (UK) 3,000
227  Niue (NZ) 1,000
228  Tokelau (NZ) 1,000
229  Vatican City 783
230  Pitcairn Islands (UK) 67

See also

Notes

  1. U.N. World Population Prospects (2004 revision)
  2. Includes data from Jammu and Kashmir (India-administered), Azad Kashmir (Pakistan-administered), and Aksai Chin (PRC-administered).
  3. Consists of the island groups of Taiwan, the Pescadores, Kinmen, Matsu, etc., which are under the effective control of the Republic of China, and are claimed by the People's Republic of China. Population figure is from the CIA World Factbook (as of 2005-07-01).
  4. Includes Christmas Island (1,508), Cocos (Keeling) Islands (628), and Norfolk Island (1,828).
  5. The figure from the National Institute of Statistics in Madagascar does not agree with the UN figure. Latest estimate is from 2004, extrapolation gives about 17,400,000 in 2005http://www.instat.mg/MADA/indic.htm.
  6. Geohive.com: 1991 Census figure including Kosovo (with 1.96 million).
  7. Includes Åland Islands
  8. Includes Svalbard (2,701) and Jan Mayen Island.
  9. The figure from the government of Bhutan does not agree with the UN figure. The 2005 Census figure is 672,425.
  10. Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and St. Brandon.
  11. Estimated total population of both Greek and Turkish controlled areas. The Statistical Institute of the Republic of Cyprus shows a population of 749,200 (2004 Census). The 2006 census of the Turkish controlled area (TRNC) shows a population of 264,172.
  12. Includes the island of Mayotte (with a population as of 2002 of 160,265).
  13. Figure from the 2003 census.
  14. Consists of the bailiwicks of Guernsey (with a population as of the 2001 census of 62,101) and Jersey (with a population as of the 2001 census of 87,186).
  15. Includes Ascension and Tristan da Cunha