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List of European countries by population

European countries by population

List of European countries by population present the list of 50 countries and 8 territories and dependencies located in Europe. Transcontinental countries are included if they are members of the Council of Europe.

The most populated country wholly within Europe is Germany. The largest cities by total land area are Paris, London, Moscow, Berlin, Istanbul and Madrid. The most spoken languages are Russian, German, English, French, Turkish, Italian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Polish.

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European population by country (top 10).

  Russia (17.16%)
  Germany (9.90%)
  Turkey (9.62%)
  France (7.88%)
  United Kingdom (7.78%)
  Italy (7.21%)
  Spain (5.54%)
  Ukraine (5.10%)
  Poland (4.62%)
  Romania (2.36%)
  Other (22.83%)

     Transcontinental countries largely located in Asia.
     Countries located wholly in Asia but which may be considered European countries.

Rank [1] Country
(or dependent territory)

Current population
% of
population
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[3]
Estimated
doubling
time
(Years)[4]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Regional grouping Source
1   Russia[5]   146,877,088 17.16 0.19 294,285 368 146,839,993 January 1, 2017 EAEU [1]
2   Germany   83,080,010 9.90 1.20 600,000 90 82,800,000 December 31, 2016 EU Official estimate
3   Turkey   80,810,525 9.62 1.34 1,035,000 52 77,695,904 December 31, 2016 [2]
4   France[6][7]   67,431,000 7.88 0.39 261,022 177 66,991,000 March 1, 2017 EU [3]
5   United Kingdom   66,480,220 7.78 0.75 484,000 92 66,040,229 -----------, 2017 EU Official estimate
6   Italy   60,494,118 7.21 0.49 298,000 141 60,788,845 January 1, 2017 EU [4]
7   Spain   46,829,820 5.54 -0.06 -28,000 - 46,449,565 January 1, 2015 EU Official estimate
8   Ukraine[8]   42,895,704 5.10 -0.32 -136,000 - 42,726,067 March 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
9   Poland   38,611,020 4.62 0.05 20,000 1,334 38,484,000 December 31, 2014 EU Official estimate
10   Romania   19,622,000 2.36 -0.41 -81,000 - 19,942,642 January 1, 2014 EU Official estimate
11   Kazakhstan   18,334,300 2.22 -0.11 -22,000 - 18,292,700 August 1, 2018 EAEU [5]
12   Netherlands   17,310,990 2.12 0.37 62,000 189 17,165,400 December 11, 2018 EU Official population clock
13   Belgium   11,502,204 1.36 0.52 58,000 134 11,370,968 August 1, 2017 EU Monthly official estimate
14   Greece   10,816,286 1.28 0.16 -12,000 - 11,142,161 May 24, 2011 EU Final 2011 census result
15   Czech Republic   10,625,449 1.26 0.32 33,716 217 10,613,350 March 31, 2018 EU Official estimate
16   Portugal   10,291,196 1.23 -0.56 -58,000 - 10,309,573 December 31, 2016 EU Official estimate
17   Sweden   10,278,902 1.22 1.03 100,000 68 10,196,303 August 31, 2018 EU Official estimate
18   Azerbaijan   9,898,085 1.17 1.23 117,000 57 9,810,000 January 1, 2017 Official estimate
19   Hungary   9,771,000 1.15 -0.28 -28,000 - 9,849,000 December 31, 2014 EU Official estimate
20   Belarus   9,491,800 1.13 0.00 0 - 9,481,100 April 1, 2015 EAEU Official estimate
21   Austria   8,861,091 1.04 0.67 57,000 104 8,838,171 July 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
22    Switzerland   8,544,034 0.99 0.87 71,000 80 8,211,700 September 30, 2014 EFTA Official estimate
23   Bulgaria   7,050,034 0.86 -0.57 -41,000 - 7,245,677 December 31, 2017 EU Official estimate
24   Serbia   7,001,444 0.85 -0.41 -29,000 - 7,146,759 January 1, 2018 Official estimate
25   Denmark   5,806,015 0.68 0.48 27,000 145 5,789,957 January 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
26   Finland   5,520,535 0.66 0.11 6,000 632 5,473,465 March 31, 2015 EU Monthly official estimate
27   Slovakia   5,445,087 0.65 0.13 7,000 537 5,415,949 September 30, 2014 EU Official estimate
28   Norway   5,323,933 0.62 1.11 57,000 63 5,165,802 January 1, 2015 EFTA Official estimate
29   Ireland   4,857,000 0.55 0.35 16,000 200 4,857,000 April 2018 EU Official estimate
30   Croatia   4,105,493 0.50 -0.31 -13,000 - 4,267,558 July 1, 2012 EU Official estimate
31   Georgia   3,729,600 0.45 -1.23 -46,000 - 3,729,500 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
32   Moldova   3,564,000 0.42 0.48 17,000 145 3,555,200 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
33   Bosnia and Herzegovina   3,511,372 0.42 -0.64 -24,000 - 3,511,372 June 30, 2016 Preliminary 2016 census result
34   Armenia   2,925,000 0.36 -0.03 -1,000 - 3,010,600 January 1, 2016 EAEU Monthly official estimate
35   Albania   2,887,000 0.35 -0.41 -12,000 - 2,893,005 January 1, 2015 Official estimate
36   Lithuania   2,795,000 0.35 -0.85 -25,000 - 2,912,566 October 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
37   Macedonia   2,075,301 0.25 0.15 3,000 478 2,069,172 December 31, 2014 Official estimate
38   Slovenia   2,070,050 0.25 0.15 3,000 477 2,062,731 October 1, 2014 EU Official estimate
39   Latvia   1,934,379 0.24 -0.90 -18,000 - 1,983,300 January 1, 2018 EU Official estimate
  Kosovo   1,799,000 0.22 1.08 20,000 64 1,815,606 December 31, 2017 Official estimate
40   Estonia   1,315,000 0.16 0.46 6,000 152 1,315,635 January 1, 2017 EU Official estimate
41   Cyprus   876,000 0.10 0.46 4,000 151 865,900 December 31, 2012 EU Official estimate
42   Montenegro   642,550 0.07 0.00 0 - 622,359 April 1, 2011 2011 census result
43   Luxembourg   602,000 0.07 2.52 14,000 28 562,958 January 1, 2018 EU Official estimate [6]
44   Malta   475,700 0.05 0.47 2,000 147 417,432 November 20, 2011 EU 2011 census result
45   Iceland   355,620 0.04 1.22 4,000 57 329,100 January 1, 2015 EFTA Official estimate
  Jersey (UK) 103,000 0.01 0.98 1,000 71 97,857 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
  Isle of Man (UK) 89,000 0.01 1.14 1,000 61 84,497 March 27, 2011 2011 census result
46   Andorra   78,000 0.01 1.30 1,000 54 76,949 2014 Official estimate
  Guernsey (UK) 66,000 0.01 1.54 1,000 45 65,150 March 31, 2014 Official estimate
  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 50,000 0.01 0.00 0 - 48,693 February 1, 2015 Monthly official estimate
47   Liechtenstein   38,111 0.00 0.00 0 - 37,370 December 31, 2014 EFTA Official estimate
48   Monaco   37,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 36,950 December 31, 2013 Official estimate
  Gibraltar (UK)[9] 34,000 0.00 3.03 1,000 23 30,001 2012 EU Official estimate
49   San Marino   33,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 32,798 February 28, 2015 Monthly official estimate
  Åland Islands (Finland) 29,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 28,666 December 31, 2013 EU Official estimate
50    Vatican City   1,000 0.00 0.00 0 - 0 2012 Official estimate
Total 855,220,000 100.00 0.33 2,746,307 210

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  1. ^ Only for widely recognized and non-dependent territories
  2. ^ It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
  3. ^ It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
  4. ^ It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
  5. ^ Including the disputed territory of the Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol (the so-called Crimean Federal District)
  6. ^ Figures refer not only to the population of European or Metropolitan France, but also include the overseas departments (in French Départements d'outre-mer, DOM)
  7. ^ Excluding Overseas Territories and Collectivities: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, French Southern and Antarctic Land, Clipperton Island, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna.
  8. ^ Note from source: "Excluding the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city Sevastopol".
  9. ^ Enclave claimed by Spain.