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Population size, in millions, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 27 countries was 16.57 million. The highest value was in Germany: 83.8 million and the lowest value was in Malta: 0.53 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
Germany 83.8 1 1960 - 2022
France 67.97 2 1960 - 2022
Italy 58.94 3 1960 - 2022
Spain 47.78 4 1960 - 2022
Poland 36.82 5 1960 - 2022
Romania 19.05 6 1960 - 2022
Netherlands 17.7 7 1960 - 2022
Belgium 11.69 8 1960 - 2022
Czechia 10.67 9 1960 - 2022
Sweden 10.49 10 1960 - 2022
Greece 10.43 11 1960 - 2022
Portugal 10.41 12 1960 - 2022
Hungary 9.64 13 1960 - 2022
Austria 9.04 14 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 6.47 15 1960 - 2022
Denmark 5.9 16 1960 - 2022
Finland 5.56 17 1960 - 2022
Slovakia 5.43 18 1960 - 2022
Ireland 5.13 19 1960 - 2022
Croatia 3.86 20 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 2.83 21 1960 - 2022
Slovenia 2.11 22 1960 - 2022
Latvia 1.88 23 1960 - 2022
Estonia 1.35 24 1960 - 2022
Cyprus 1.25 25 1960 - 2022
Luxembourg 0.65 26 1960 - 2022
Malta 0.53 27 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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