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List of Brazilian states by population

Brazilian states by population.

There are 26 States in Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the national capital, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of population, from São Paulo, with the greatest population, to Roraima with the smallest.

The figures below are based on the 2014 Estimates and 2010 Census of the IBGE.[1]

Rank State Population (2014)[2] Population (2010)[3] Population (2000)[4] Population approximately equal Percent of the total Brazil population, 2014[note 1]
1  São Paulo 44,035,304 41,262,199 37,032,403  Argentina 21.71%
2  Minas Gerais 20,734,097 19,597,330 17,891,494  Sri Lanka 10.23%
3  Rio de Janeiro 16,461,173 15,989,929 14,391,282  Netherlands 8.118%
4  Bahia 15,126,371 14,016,906 13,070,250  Burkina Faso 7.460%
5  Rio Grande do Sul 11,207,274 10,693,929 10,187,798  Zimbabwe 5.527%
6  Paraná 11,081,692 10,444,526 9,569,458  South Sudan 5.465%
7  Pernambuco 9,277,727 8,796,448 7,918,344  Dominican Republic 4.576%
8  Ceará 8,842,791 8,452,381 7,430,661  Haiti 4.361%
9  Pará 8,073,924 7,581,051 6,192,307  Azerbaijan 3.982%
10  Maranhão 6,850,884 6,574,789 5,651,475  Paraguay 3.379%
11  Santa Catarina 6,727,148 6,248,436 5,356,360  Paraguay 3.318%
12  Goiás 6,523,222 6,003,788 5,003,228  Laos 3.217%
13  Paraíba 3,943,885 3,766,528 3,443,825  Lebanon 1.945%
14  Espírito Santo 3,885,049 3,512,672 3,097,232  Republic of the Congo 1.916%
15  Amazonas 3,873,743 3,483,985 2,812,557  Puerto Rico 1.910%
16  Rio Grande do Norte 3,408,510 3,168,027 2,776,782  Uruguay 1.681%
17  Alagoas 3,321,730 3,120,494 2,822,621  Liberia 1.638%
18  Mato Grosso 3,224,357 3,035,122 2,504,353  Panama 1.590%
19  Piauí 3,194,718 3,118,360 2,843,278  Panama 1.576%
20  Distrito Federal 2,852,372 2,570,160 2,051,146  Armenia 1.407%
21  Mato Grosso do Sul 2,619,657 2,449,024 2,078,001  Kuwait 1.292%
22  Sergipe 2,219,574 2,068,017 1,784,475  Lesotho 1.095%
23  Rondônia 1,748,531 1,562,409 1,379,787  Kosovo 0.862%
24  Tocantins 1,496,880 1,383,445 1,157,098  Guinea-Bissau 0.738%
25  Acre 790,101 733,559 557,526  Cyprus 0.390%
26  Amapá 750,912 669,526 477,032  Guyana 0.370%
27  Roraima 496,936 450,479 324,397  Cape Verde 0.245%
Total 202,768,562 190,753,519 169,805,170  Brazil 100.0%
  1. ^ Because of the rounding of the individual percentages, the entries in this column may not add up to 100%.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 Census: the total Brazilian population was 190,732,694 persons". IBGE.gov.br. 
  2. ^ "2014 IBGE Estimates - Estimates of Resident Population in Brazil, Federative Units and Municipalities" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "2010 IBGE Census - Population of the Brazilian States" (PDF). 2010 IBGE Census (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "2000 IBGE Census - Resident population, by Major Regions and Federative Units". 2000 IBGE Census (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 

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