Ranked list of Venezuelan states

These are ranked lists of the States of Venezuela sorted by population, area, density and human development index.

By populationEdit

Rank State Population (2011)[1] Population (2001)
1   Zulia 3,704,404 2,983,679
2   Miranda 2,675,165 2,330,872
3   Carabobo 2,245,744 1,932,168
4   Federal District 1,943,901 1,836,286
5   Lara 1,774,867 1,556,415
6   Aragua 1,630,308 1,449,616
7   Anzoátegui 1,469,747 1,222,225
8   Bolívar 1,410,964 1,214,846
9   Táchira 1,168,908 992,669
10   Monagas 905,443 712,626
11   Falcón 902,847 763,188
12   Sucre 896,291 786,483
13   Portuguesa 876,496 725,740
14   Mérida 828,592 715,268
15   Barinas 816,264 624,508
16 Guárico 747,739 627,086
17   Trujillo 686,367 608,563
18   Yaracuy 600,852 499,049
19   Nueva Esparta 491,610 373,851
20   Apure 459,025 377,756
21   Vargas 352,920 298,109
22   Cojedes 323,165 253,105
23   Delta Amacuro 167,676 97,987
24 Amazonas 146,480 70,464

By areaEdit

Rank Name and flag Area
(km²)
Percentage of
total area. (%)
1   Bolívar 238,000 26.0%
2 Amazonas 180,145 19.7%
3   Apure 76,500 8.3%
4   Guárico 64,986 7.1%
5   Zulia 63,100 6.9%
6   Anzoátegui 43,300 4.7%
7   Delta Amacuro 40,200 4.4%
8   Barinas 35,200 3.8%
9   Monagas 28,900 3.2%
10   Falcón 24,800 2.7%
11   Lara 19,800 2.2%
12   Portuguesa 15,200 1.7%
13   Cojedes 14,800 1.6%
14   Sucre 11,800 1.3%
15   Mérida 11,300 1.2%
16   Táchira 11,100 1.2%
17   Miranda 7,950 0.9%
18   Trujillo 7,400 0.8%
19   Yaracuy 7,100 0.8%
20 Aragua 7,014 0.8%
21 Carabobo 4,650 0.5%
22 Vargas 1,497 0.2%
23 Nueva Esparta 1,150 0.1%
24 Venezuelan Capital District 433 0.04%
25 Dependencias Federales 120 0.01%
Total 916,445 100%

By densityEdit

Rank State Population Area (km²) Density
1 Distrito Capital 1,836,286 433 4,240.8
2 Carabobo 1,932,168 4,650 415.5
3 Nueva Esparta 373,851 1,150 325.1
4 Miranda 2,330,872 7,950 293.2
5 Aragua 1,449,616 7,014 206.7
6 Vargas 298,109 1,497 199.1
7 Táchira 992,669 11,100 89.4
8 Trujillo 608,563 7,400 82.2
9 Lara 1,556,415 19,800 78.6
10 Yaracuy 499,049 7,100 70.3
11 Sucre 786,483 11,800 66.7
12 Mérida 715,268 11,300 63.3
13 Portuguesa 725,740 15,200 47.7
14 Zulia 2,983,679 63,100 47.3
15 Falcón 763,188 24,800 30.8
16 Anzoátegui 1,222,225 43,300 28.2
17 Monagas 712,626 28,900 24.7
18 Barinas 624,508 35,200 17.7
19 Cojedes 253,105 14,800 17.1
20 Dependencias Federales 1,651 120 13.8
21 Guárico 627,086 64,986 9.6
22 Bolívar 1,214,846 238,000 5.1
23 Apure 377,756 76,500 4.9
24 Delta Amacuro 97,987 40,200 2.4
25 Amazonas 70,464 180,145 0.4
Total 23,054,210 916,445 25.2

By human development indexEdit

 
Venezuelan map indicating the Human Development Index by state (2017).
  0.700 - 0.799 (high)
  0.600 - 0.699 (medium)
Rank State HDI 2018[2] Comparable country (2019 report)
High human development
1   Capital District 0.772   Bosnia and Herzegovina
2   Miranda 0.758   China
  Ecuador
3   Aragua 0.752   Ukraine
4   Carabobo 0.747   Dominican Republic
5   Nueva Esparta 0.746
5   Vargas 0.746
7   Anzoátegui 0.737   Mongolia
8   Bolívar 0.729   Botswana
9   Táchira 0.723   Jordan
10   Monagas 0.717   Tonga
11   Falcon 0.715
12   Mérida 0.714   Philippines
13   Zulia 0.711   Moldova
14   Delta Amacuro 0.710   Turkmenistan
  Uzbekistan
15   Amazonas 0.707   Indonesia
  Samoa
16   Lara 0.705   South Africa
17   Cojedes 0.702   Gabon
Medium human development
18   Sucre 0.694   Vietnam
18   Trujillo 0.694
20   Yaracuy 0.691   Iraq
21 Guárico 0.687
22   Portuguesa 0.672   Guyana
23   Barinas 0.671
24   Apure 0.653   Guatemala

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venezuela Federal States, Major Cities, Urban Localities & Metropolitan Area – Statistics & Maps on City Population". Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-10-16.