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Population size, in millions, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 47 countries was 17.52 million. The highest value was in Russia: 144.24 million and the lowest value was in Gibraltar: 0.03 million. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Population size, 2022 Global rank Available data
Russia 144.24 1 1960 - 2022
Turkey 84.98 2 1960 - 2022
Germany 83.8 3 1960 - 2022
France 67.97 4 1960 - 2022
UK 66.97 5 1960 - 2022
Italy 58.94 6 1960 - 2022
Spain 47.78 7 1960 - 2022
Ukraine 38 8 1960 - 2022
Poland 36.82 9 1960 - 2022
Romania 19.05 10 1960 - 2022
Netherlands 17.7 11 1960 - 2022
Belgium 11.69 12 1960 - 2022
Czechia 10.67 13 1960 - 2022
Sweden 10.49 14 1960 - 2022
Greece 10.43 15 1960 - 2022
Portugal 10.41 16 1960 - 2022
Hungary 9.64 17 1960 - 2022
Belarus 9.23 18 1960 - 2022
Austria 9.04 19 1960 - 2022
Switzerland 8.78 20 1960 - 2022
Serbia 6.66 21 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 6.47 22 1960 - 2022
Denmark 5.9 23 1960 - 2022
Finland 5.56 24 1960 - 2022
Norway 5.46 25 1960 - 2022
Slovakia 5.43 26 1960 - 2022
Ireland 5.13 27 1960 - 2022
Croatia 3.86 28 1960 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 3.23 29 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 2.83 30 1960 - 2022
Albania 2.78 31 1960 - 2022
Moldova 2.54 32 1960 - 2022
Slovenia 2.11 33 1960 - 2022
North Macedonia 2.06 34 1960 - 2022
Latvia 1.88 35 1960 - 2022
Estonia 1.35 36 1960 - 2022
Cyprus 1.25 37 1960 - 2022
Luxembourg 0.65 38 1960 - 2022
Montenegro 0.62 39 1960 - 2022
Malta 0.53 40 1960 - 2022
Iceland 0.38 41 1960 - 2022
Andorra 0.08 42 1960 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 0.05 43 1960 - 2022
Liechtenstein 0.04 44 1960 - 2022
Monaco 0.04 45 1960 - 2022
Gibraltar 0.03 46 1960 - 2022
San Marino 0.03 47 1960 - 2022



Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

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10.41
9.64
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8.78
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6.47
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2.83
2.78
2.54
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