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Population size, in millions, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 12 countries was 36.43 million. The highest value was in Brazil: 215.31 million and the lowest value was in Suriname: 0.62 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
Brazil 215.31 1 -
Colombia 51.87 2 -
Argentina 46.23 3 -
Peru 34.05 4 -
Venezuela 28.3 5 -
Chile 19.6 6 -
Ecuador 18 7 -
Bolivia 12.22 8 -
Paraguay 6.78 9 -
Uruguay 3.42 10 -
Guyana 0.81 11 -
Suriname 0.62 12 -



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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