This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by population density , measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer .

Methodology

The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ISO standard ISO 3166-1 . The list also includes but does not rank unrecognized but de facto independent countries. The figures in the following table are based on areas including inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).

Figures used in this article are mainly based on the latest censuses and official estimates (or projections). Where there is not such updated national data available, figures are based on the 2015 estimates provided by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs . [3]

Main table

The names of dependent territories as well as recognized states with no or limited control over their territory are shown in italics.

Area figures given here are taken from various (usually unspecified) sources.

  • The European Union is a sui generis supranational union possessing "country-like" characteristics. The entity is composed of 28 member countries. Its population density has been estimated at 116 people per km 2 , and it would be ranked 95th if it were included in the list. (population: 506,913,394 on January 1, 2014, [4] area: 4,324,782 km 2 ). See also: List of regional organizations by population .
  • The most densely populated sovereign nation is Monaco , with a population density of 18,713 people/km 2 .
  • Area includes land and water.
Pos. Country (or dependent territory) Area (km 2 ) Area (mi 2 ) Population Density
(pop./km 2 )
Density
(pop./mi 2 )
Date Population source
0 World (land only, excluding Antarctica ) 134,940,000 52,100,000 7,586,316,000 56 145 December 6, 2017
0 World (land only) 148,940,000 57,510,000 7,586,316,000 51 132 December 6, 2017
0 World (with water) 510,072,000 196,940,000 7,586,316,000 15 39 December 6, 2017
1 Macau ( China ) 30.5 12 648,400 21,259 55,061 June 30, 2017
2 Monaco 2.02 0.78 37,550 18,589 48,145 December 31, 2016
3 Singapore 719.2 278 5,612,300 7,804 20,212 July 1, 2017
4 Hong Kong ( China ) 1,105.7 427 7,389,500 6,683 17,309 July 1, 2017
5 Gibraltar ( UK ) 6.8 2.6 33,140 4,874 12,624 March 7, 2017
6 Bahrain 757 292 1,451,200 1,917 4,965 July 1, 2017
7 Vatican City 0.44 0.17 800 1,818 4,709 2012
8 Malta 315 122 429,344 1,363 3,530 December 31, 2014
9 Bermuda ( UK ) 52 20 64,319 1,237 3,204 July 1, 2017
10 Sint Maarten ( Kingdom of the Netherlands ) 34 13 39,410 1,159 3,002 January 1, 2016
11 Maldives 298 115 344,023 1,154 2,989 September 20, 2014
12 Bangladesh 143,998 55,598 163,601,072 1,136 2,943 December 6, 2017
13 Jersey ( UK ) 116 45 104,200 898 2,326 December 31, 2016
14 Guernsey ( UK ) 78 30 62,723 804 2,082 March 31, 2016
15 Palestinian Territories 6,020 2,324 4,816,503 800 2,072 July 1, 2016
16 Saint Martin ( France ) 54 21 36,979 685 1,774 January 1, 2010
17 Barbados 430 166 285,719 664 1,720 July 1, 2017
18 Taiwan ( Republic of China ) 36,197 13,976 23,557,467 651 1,686 September 1, 2017
19 Mauritius 2,040 788 1,263,820 620 1,606 December 31, 2016
20 Lebanon 10,452 4,036 6,082,000 596 1,544 July 1, 2017
21 Aruba ( Kingdom of the Netherlands ) 193 75 110,882 575 1,489 June 30, 2017
22 Mayotte ( France ) 374 144 212,600 568 1,471 August 21, 2012
23 San Marino 61 24 33,263 545 1,412 August 31, 2017
24 South Korea 100,210 38,691 51,446,201 513 1,329 July 1, 2017
25 Nauru 21 8 10,084 480 1,243 October 30, 2011
26 Rwanda 25,314 9,774 11,809,295 467 1,210 July 1, 2017
27 Tuvalu 26 10 11,323 436 1,129 July 1, 2013
28 Saint Barthélemy ( France ) 21 8 8,938 426 1,103 January 1, 2010
29 Comoros 1,861 719 784,745 422 1,093 July 1, 2015
30 Netherlands 41,526 16,033 17,177,361 414 1,071 December 6, 2017
31 Haiti 27,065 10,450 10,911,819 403 1,044 March 31, 2015
32 India 3,287,240 1,269,211 1,324,847,946 403 1,044 December 6, 2017
33 Israel 22,072 8,522 8,782,260 398 1,031 December 6, 2017
34 Puerto Rico ( US ) 8,868 3,424 3,411,307 385 997 July 1, 2016
35 Burundi 27,816 10,740 10,400,938 374 969 July 1, 2017
36 Belgium 30,528 11,787 11,370,968 372 963 August 1, 2017
37 Curaçao ( Kingdom of the Netherlands ) 444 171 160,337 361 935 January 1, 2017
38 Philippines 300,000 115,831 104,984,007 350 906 December 6, 2017
39 Martinique ( France ) 1,128 436 385,551 342 886 July 1, 2013
40 Guam ( US ) 541 209 184,200 340 881 July 1, 2015
41 Japan 377,944 145,925 126,670,000 335 868 September 1, 2017
42 Réunion ( France ) 2,512 970 821,136 327 847 January 1, 2010
43 Sri Lanka 65,610 25,332 21,444,000 327 847 July 1, 2017
44 El Salvador 21,040 8,124 6,581,940 313 811 July 1, 2017
45 Marshall Islands 181 70 56,086 310 803 July 1, 2013
46 United States Virgin Islands ( US ) 352 136 106,405 302 782 April 1, 2010
47 Grenada 344 133 103,328 300 777 May 12, 2011
48 American Samoa ( US ) 197 76 57,100 290 751 July 1, 2015
49 Vietnam 331,212 127,882 93,700,000 283 733 July 1, 2017
50 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 150 109,557 282 730 July 1, 2015
51 Saint Lucia 617 238 169,115 274 710 July 1, 2012
52 United Kingdom 242,495 93,628 65,648,000 271 702 July 1, 2016
53 Trinidad and Tobago 5,155 1,990 1,356,633 263 681 July 1, 2017
54 Pakistan 803,940 310,403 209,816,000 261 676 December 6, 2017
55 Jamaica 10,991 4,244 2,730,894 248 642 December 31, 2016
56 Guadeloupe ( France ) 1,630 629 402,119 247 640 July 1, 2013
57 Liechtenstein 160 62 37,815 236 611 December 31, 2016
58 Germany 357,168 137,903 82,800,000 232 601 December 31, 2016
59 Qatar 11,571 4,468 2,634,234 228 591 October 1, 2017
60 Luxembourg 2,586 998 590,667 228 591 January 1, 2017
61 Kuwait 17,818 6,880 4,007,000 225 583 July 1, 2016
62 Cayman Islands ( UK ) 259 100 55,456 214 554 October 10, 2010
63 Dominican Republic 47,875 18,485 10,169,172 212 549 July 1, 2017
64 Nigeria 923,768 356,669 191,836,000 208 539 July 1, 2017
65 Seychelles 455 176 94,205 207 536 December 31, 2016
66 Switzerland 41,285 15,940 8,448,585 205 531 June 30, 2017
67 Italy 301,308 116,336 60,507,590 201 521 June 30, 2017
68 North Korea 120,540 46,541 24,213,510 201 521 October 1, 2014
69 Gambia 10,690 4,127 2,101,000 197 510 July 1, 2017
70 Nepal 147,181 56,827 28,825,709 196 508 July 1, 2017
71 British Virgin Islands ( UK ) 151 58 29,537 196 508 2010
72 Antigua and Barbuda 442 171 86,295 195 505 May 27, 2011
73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 270 104 51,970 192 497 July 1, 2009
74 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001 386 187,356 187 484 May 13, 2012
75 Kosovo 10,910 4,212 1,815,606 166 430 December 31, 2012
76 Andorra 464 179 76,246 164 425 2012
77 Malawi 118,484 45,747 18,622,000 157 407 July 1, 2017
78 Uganda 241,551 93,263 37,673,800 156 404 July 1, 2017
79 Isle of Man 572 221 84,497 148 383 March 27, 2011
80 Kiribati 726 280 106,461 147 381 July 1, 2013
81 Cyprus 5,896 2,276 862,000 146 378 December 31, 2011
82 Tonga 720 278 104,270 145 376 July 1, 2013
83 Federated States of Micronesia 701 271 101,351 145 376 July 1, 2013
84 Guatemala 108,889 42,042 15,806,675 145 376 June 30, 2014
85 China 9,640,821 3,722,342 1,387,911,156 144 373 December 6, 2017
86 Tokelau ( NZ ) 10 4 1,411 141 365 October 18, 2011
87 Anguilla ( UK ) 96 37 13,452 140 363 May 11, 2011
88 Indonesia 1,904,569 735,358 261,890,900 138 357 July 1, 2017
89 Czech Republic 78,867 30,451 10,588,063 134 347 June 30, 2017
90 Denmark 43,098 16,640 5,756,170 134 347 March 31, 2017
91 Thailand 513,120 198,117 68,414,000 133 344 July 1, 2017
92 Togo 56,600 21,853 7,178,000 127 329 July 1, 2017
93 France 543,965 210,026 67,158,000 123 319 October 1, 2017
94 Poland 312,685 120,728 38,426,000 123 319 July 1, 2017
95 Cape Verde 4,033 1,557 491,875 122 316 June 16, 2010
96 Ghana 238,533 92,098 28,956,587 121 313 July 1, 2017
97 Northern Mariana Islands ( US ) 457 176 53,883 118 306 April 1, 2010
98 United Arab Emirates 83,600 32,278 9,856,000 118 306 July 1, 2016
99 Azerbaijan 86,600 33,436 9,836,700 114 295 May 1, 2017
100 Portugal 92,090 35,556 10,309,573 112 290 December 31, 2016
101 Jordan 89,342 34,495 10,026,319 112 291 December 6, 2017
102 Slovakia 49,036 18,933 5,435,343 111 287 December 31, 2016
103 Austria 83,879 32,386 8,817,514 105 272 October 1, 2017
104 Hungary 93,029 35,919 9,799,000 105 272 January 1, 2017
105 Moldova 33,843 13,067 3,550,900 105 272 January 1, 2017
106 Cuba 109,884 42,426 11,239,224 102 264 December 31, 2016
107 Turkey 783,562 302,535 79,814,871 102 264 December 31, 2016
108 Slovenia 20,273 7,827 2,064,836 102 264 April 1, 2017
109 Armenia 29,743 11,484 2,979,900 100 259 July 1, 2017
110 Albania 28,703 11,082 2,876,591 100 259 January 1, 2017
111 Syria 185,180 71,498 18,270,000 99 256 July 1, 2017
112 Sierra Leone 71,740 27,699 7,075,641 99 256 December 4, 2015
113 Benin 112,622 43,484 11,002,578 98 254 July 1, 2017
114 Malaysia 330,803 127,724 32,316,950 98 253 December 6, 2017
115 Costa Rica 51,100 19,730 4,947,490 97 251 June 30, 2017
116 Dominica 739 285 71,293 96 249 May 14, 2011
117 Ethiopia 1,063,652 410,678 101,853,000 96 249 July 1, 2016
118 Egypt 1,002,450 387,048 96,140,191 96 248 December 6, 2017
119 Northern Cyprus 3,355 1,295 313,626 93 241 2014
120 Spain 505,990 195,364 46,528,966 92 238 January 1, 2017
121 Serbia 77,474 29,913 7,058,322 91 236 June 30, 2016
122 Iraq 434,128 167,618 38,274,618 88 228 July 1, 2017
123 Cambodia 181,035 69,898 15,848,495 88 228 July 1, 2017
124 Kenya 581,834 224,647 49,699,862 85 220 July 1, 2017
125 Greece 131,957 50,949 10,783,748 82 212 January 1, 2016
126 Romania 238,391 92,043 19,638,000 82 212 January 1, 2017
127 Macedonia 25,713 9,928 2,073,702 81 210 December 31, 2016
128 Myanmar 676,577 261,228 54,363,426 80 207 March 29, 2014
129 Honduras 112,492 43,433 8,866,351 79 205 July 1, 2017
130 Senegal 196,722 75,955 15,256,346 78 202 January 1, 2017
131 Morocco 446,550 172,414 34,513,232 77 200 December 6, 2017
132 French Polynesia ( France ) 3,521 1,359 268,270 76 197 August 22, 2012
133 Turks and Caicos Islands ( UK ) 497 192 37,910 76 197 July 1, 2016
134 Ivory Coast 322,921 124,680 24,295,000 75 194 July 1, 2017
135 Ukraine 576,500 222,588 42,444,919 74 192 September 1, 2017
136 Croatia 56,542 21,831 4,154,213 73 189 December 31, 2016
137 Burkina Faso 270,764 104,543 19,632,147 73 189 July 1, 2017
138 Uzbekistan 444,103 171,469 32,120,500 72 186 July 1, 2017
139 Timor-Leste 14,919 5,760 1,066,409 71 184 July 11, 2010
140 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,209 19,772 3,531,159 69 179 September 30, 2013
141 Tunisia 163,610 63,170 11,304,482 69 179 July 1, 2016
142 Lesotho 30,355 11,720 2,074,000 68 176 July 1, 2013
143 Brunei 5,765 2,226 393,162 68 176 June 20, 2011
144 Ireland 70,273 27,133 4,757,976 68 176 April 24, 2016
145 Samoa 2,831 1,093 187,820 66 171 November 7, 2011
146 Swaziland 17,364 6,704 1,145,970 66 171 July 1, 2017
147 Caribbean Netherlands ( Netherlands ) 322 124 21,133 66 171 January 1, 2011
148 Norfolk Island ( Australia ) 35 14 2,302 66 171 August 9, 2011
149 Ecuador 255,595 98,686 16,644,400 65 169 December 6, 2017
150 Bulgaria 111,002 42,858 7,101,859 64 166 December 31, 2016
151 Cook Islands ( NZ ) 237 92 14,974 63 163 December 1, 2011
152 Mexico 1,967,138 759,516 123,518,000 63 163 July 1, 2017
153 Yemen 455,000 175,676 28,250,000 62 161 July 1, 2017
154 Tajikistan 143,100 55,251 8,829,300 62 161 July 1, 2017
155 Tanzania 883,749 341,217 51,557,365 58 150 July 1, 2017
156 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 10,831 1,622,000 58 150 2010
157 Panama 74,177 28,640 4,098,135 55 142 July 1, 2017
158 Georgia 69,700 26,911 3,718,200 53 137 January 1, 2017
159 Guinea 245,857 94,926 12,717,176 52 135 July 1, 2017
160 Nicaragua 121,428 46,884 6,262,703 52 135 January 1, 2015
161 Cameroon 466,050 179,943 23,248,044 50 129 January 1, 2017
162 Iran 1,648,195 636,372 81,017,550 49 127 December 6, 2017
163 Montserrat ( UK ) 102 39 4,922 48 124 May 12, 2011
164 Wallis and Futuna ( France ) 274 106 13,135 48 124 July 1, 2013
165 Fiji 18,333 7,078 869,458 47 122 July 1, 2015
166 South Africa 1,220,813 471,359 56,521,900 46 119 July 1, 2017
167 Belarus 207,600 80,155 9,495,800 46 119 October 1, 2017
168 Afghanistan 645,807 249,347 29,724,323 46 119 July 1, 2017
169 Montenegro 13,812 5,333 622,387 45 117 January 1, 2017
170 Eritrea 121,100 46,757 5,482,000 45 117 July 1, 2017
171 Liberia 97,036 37,466 4,289,520 44 114 July 1, 2017
172 Madagascar 587,041 226,658 25,571,000 44 114 July 1, 2017
173 Colombia 1,141,748 440,831 49,526,320 43 112 December 6, 2017
174 Palau 488 188 20,901 43 111 July 1, 2013
175 Guinea-Bissau 36,125 13,948 1,553,822 43 111 July 1, 2017
176 Lithuania 65,300 25,212 2,819,753 43 111 August 1, 2017
177 Cocos (Keeling) Islands ( Australia ) 14 5 550 39 101 August 9, 2011
178 Djibouti 23,000 8,880 864,618 38 98 July 1, 2011
179 Zimbabwe 390,757 150,872 14,542,235 37 96 July 1, 2017
180 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,345,095 905,446 85,026,000 36 93 July 1, 2016
181 Saint Helena ( UK ) 122 47 4,534 37 96 February 7, 2016
182 Faroe Islands ( Denmark ) 1,399 540 48,244 34 88 April 1, 2013
183 Venezuela 916,445 353,841 31,431,164 34 88 July 1, 2017
184 Mozambique 799,380 308,642 27,128,530 34 88 July 1, 2017
185 United States 9,833,517 3,796,742 326,230,087 33 86 December 6, 2017
186 Kyrgyzstan 199,945 77,199 6,140,200 31 80 January 1, 2017
187 Latvia 64,562 24,928 1,935,800 30 78 August 1, 2017
188 Estonia 45,339 17,505 1,315,635 29 75 January 1, 2017
189 Laos 236,800 91,429 6,492,400 27 70 March 1, 2015
190 Bahamas 13,940 5,382 351,461 25 65 May 3, 2010
191 Saint Pierre and Miquelon ( France ) 242 93 6,081 25 65 January 1, 2010
192 Peru 1,285,216 496,225 31,826,018 25 65 July 1, 2017
193 Brazil 8,515,767 3,287,956 208,354,913 24 63 December 6, 2017
194 Angola 1,246,700 481,354 28,359,634 23 60 January 1, 2017
195 Chile 756,096 291,930 17,373,831 23 60 August 31, 2017
196 Somalia 637,657 246,201 14,743,000 23 60 July 1, 2017
197 Solomon Islands 28,370 10,954 651,700 23 60 July 1, 2016
198 Sweden 450,295 173,860 10,100,761 22 58 December 6, 2017
199 Zambia 752,612 290,585 16,405,229 22 57 July 1, 2017
200 Sudan 1,839,542 710,251 40,782,742 22 57 July 1, 2017
201 Vanuatu 12,190 4,707 272,459 22 57 December 31, 2016
202 Bhutan 38,394 14,824 794,160 21 54 December 6, 2017
203 South Sudan 644,329 248,777 12,575,714 20 52 July 1, 2017
204 Uruguay 176,215 68,037 3,493,205 20 52 June 30, 2017
205 Åland Islands ( Finland ) 1,552 599 28,502 18 47 December 31, 2012
206 Algeria 2,381,741 919,595 41,697,498 18 47 July 1, 2017
207 Niger 1,186,408 458,075 21,477,348 18 47 July 1, 2017
208 New Zealand 270,467 104,428 4,836,518 18 46 December 6, 2017
209 Papua New Guinea 462,840 178,704 8,151,300 18 47 July 1, 2016
210 Paraguay 406,752 157,048 6,953,646 17 44 January 1, 2017
211 Belize 22,965 8,867 387,879 17 44 June 30, 2017
212 Finland 338,424 130,666 5,509,984 16 41 September 30, 2017
213 Norway 323,782 125,013 5,290,288 16 41 October 1, 2017
214 Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,518 44,044,811 16 41 July 1, 2017
215 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 830,000 33,905,320 16 41 July 1, 2017
216 Republic of the Congo 342,000 132,047 5,261,000 15 39 July 1, 2017
217 Mali 1,248,574 482,077 18,542,000 15 39 July 1, 2017
218 Christmas Island ( Australia ) 137 53 2,072 15 39 August 9, 2011
219 New Caledonia ( France ) 18,575 7,172 258,958 14 36 July 1, 2013
220 Oman 309,500 119,499 4,183,841 14 36 June 9, 2015
221 Turkmenistan 491,210 189,657 5,758,000 12 31 July 1, 2017
222 Chad 1,284,000 495,755 14,900,000 12 31 July 1, 2017
223 Ascension Island ( UK ) 88 34 880 10 26 February 10, 2008
224 Bolivia 1,098,581 424,164 11,145,770 10 26 July 1, 2017
225 Russia 17,125,242 6,612,093 146,809,643 9 23 August 1, 2017
226 Gabon 267,667 103,347 2,025,137 8 21 July 1, 2017
227 Central African Republic 622,436 240,324 4,659,080 7 18 July 1, 2017
228 Kazakhstan 2,724,900 1,052,090 18,096,900 7 18 October 1, 2017
229 Niue ( NZ ) 261 101 1,613 6 16 September 10, 2011
230 Guyana 214,999 83,012 784,894 4 10 2010
231 Libya 1,770,060 683,424 6,374,616 4 10 July 1, 2017
232 Canada 9,984,670 3,855,103 36,738,918 4 10 December 6, 2017
233 Botswana 581,730 224,607 2,024,904 3.5 9 August 22, 2011
234 Mauritania 1,030,700 397,955 3,461,041 3.4 9 2013
235 Iceland 102,775 39,682 346,750 3.4 9 September 30, 2017
236 Suriname 163,820 63,251 534,189 3.3 9 August 13, 2012
237 Australia 7,692,024 2,969,907 24,738,352 3 8 December 6, 2017
238 French Guiana ( France ) 86,504 33,399 244,118 2.8 7 July 1, 2013
239 Namibia 825,118 318,580 2,113,077 2.6 7 August 28, 2011
240 Western Sahara [3] 252,120 97,344 552,628 2.2 5.7 July 1, 2017
241 Mongolia 1,564,100 603,902 3,000,000 1.9 4.9 January 24, 2015
242 Tristan da Cunha ( UK ) 207 80 266 1.3 3.4 February 10, 2008
243 Pitcairn Islands ( UK ) 47 18 56 1.2 3.1 2013
244 Falkland Islands ( UK ) [3] 12,173 4,700 2,563 0.21 0.54 April 15, 2012
245 Svalbard and Jan Mayen ( Norway ) 61,399 23,706 2,655 0.04 0.10 September 1, 2012
246 Greenland ( Denmark ) 2,166,000 836,297 55,984 0.03 0.08 January 1, 2015
Pos. Country (or dependent territory) Area (km 2 ) Area (mi 2 ) Population Density
(pop./km 2 )
Density
(pop./mi 2 )
Date Population source

Density amongst the most populous

This list consists of the one hundred most populous countries. (see also List of countries by population ).

Pos. Country (or dependent territory) Area (km 2 ) Area (mi 2 ) Population Density
(pop./km 2 )
Density
(pop./mi 2 )
Date Population source
1 Bangladesh 143,998 55,598 163,601,072 1,136 2,943 December 6, 2017
2 Taiwan ( Republic of China ) [3] 36,191 13,973 23,557,467 651 1,686 September 1, 2017
3 South Korea 100,210 38,691 51,446,201 513 1,329 July 1, 2017
4 Rwanda 25,314 9,774 11,809,295 467 1,210 July 1, 2017
5 Netherlands 41,526 16,033 17,177,361 414 1,071 December 6, 2017
6 Haiti 27,065 10,450 10,911,819 403 1,044 March 31, 2015
7 India 3,287,240 1,269,211 1,324,847,946 403 1,044 December 6, 2017
8 Israel 22,072 8,522 8,782,260 398 1,031 December 6, 2017
9 Burundi 27,816 10,740 10,400,938 374 969 July 1, 2017
10 Belgium 30,528 11,787 11,370,968 372 963 August 1, 2017
11 Philippines 300,000 115,831 104,984,007 350 906 December 6, 2017
12 Japan 377,944 145,925 126,670,000 335 868 September 1, 2017
13 Sri Lanka 65,610 25,332 21,444,000 327 847 July 1, 2017
14 Vietnam 331,212 127,882 93,700,000 283 733 July 1, 2017
15 United Kingdom 242,910 93,788 65,648,000 271 702 July 1, 2016
16 Pakistan 803,940 310,403 209,816,000 261 676 December 6, 2017
17 Germany 357,168 137,903 82,800,000 232 601 December 31, 2016
18 Dominican Republic 47,875 18,485 10,169,172 212 549 July 1, 2017
19 Nigeria 923,768 356,669 191,836,000 208 539 July 1, 2017
20 Switzerland 41,285 15,940 8,448,585 205 531 June 30, 2017
21 Italy 301,308 116,336 60,507,590 201 521 June 30, 2017
22 North Korea 122,762 47,399 24,213,510 197 510 October 1, 2014
23 Nepal 147,181 56,827 28,825,709 196 508 July 1, 2017
24 Malawi 118,484 45,747 18,622,000 157 407 July 1, 2017
25 Uganda 241,551 93,263 37,673,800 156 404 July 1, 2017
26 Guatemala 108,889 42,042 15,806,675 145 376 June 30, 2014
27 China 9,640,821 3,722,342 1,387,911,156 144 373 December 6, 2017
28 Indonesia 1,904,569 735,358 261,890,900 138 357 July 1, 2017
29 Czech Republic 78,867 30,451 10,588,063 134 347 June 30, 2017
30 Thailand 513,120 198,117 68,414,000 133 344 July 1, 2017
31 France 543,965 210,026 67,158,000 123 319 October 1, 2017
32 Poland 312,685 120,728 38,426,000 123 319 July 1, 2017
33 Ghana 238,533 92,098 28,956,587 121 313 July 1, 2017
34 United Arab Emirates 83,600 32,278 9,856,000 118 306 July 1, 2016
35 Azerbaijan 86,600 33,436 9,836,700 114 295 May 1, 2017
36 Portugal 92,090 35,556 10,309,573 112 290 December 31, 2016
37 Jordan 89,342 34,495 10,026,319 112 291 December 6, 2017
38 Austria 83,879 32,386 8,817,514 105 272 October 1, 2017
39 Hungary 93,029 35,919 9,799,000 105 272 January 1, 2017
40 Cuba 109,886 42,427 11,239,224 102 264 December 31, 2016
41 Turkey 783,562 302,535 79,814,871 102 264 December 31, 2016
42 Syria 185,180 71,498 18,270,000 99 256 July 1, 2017
43 Benin 112,622 43,484 11,002,578 98 254 July 1, 2017
44 Malaysia 330,803 127,724 32,316,950 98 253 December 6, 2017
45 Ethiopia 1,063,652 410,678 101,853,000 96 249 July 1, 2016
46 Egypt 1,002,450 387,048 96,140,191 96 248 December 6, 2017
47 Spain 503,783 194,512 46,528,966 92 238 January 1, 2017
48 Iraq 434,128 167,618 38,274,618 88 228 July 1, 2017
49 Cambodia 181,035 69,898 15,848,495 88 228 July 1, 2017
50 Kenya 581,834 224,647 49,699,862 85 220 July 1, 2017
51 Greece 131,957 50,949 10,783,748 82 212 January 1, 2016
52 Romania 238,391 92,043 19,638,000 82 212 January 1, 2017
53 Myanmar 676,577 261,228 54,363,426 80 207 March 29, 2014
54 Honduras 112,088 43,277 8,866,351 79 205 July 1, 2017
55 Senegal 196,722 75,955 15,256,346 78 202 January 1, 2017
56 Morocco 446,550 172,414 34,513,232 77 200 December 6, 2017
57 Ivory Coast 322,921 124,680 24,295,000 75 194 July 1, 2017
58 Ukraine 576,500 222,588 42,444,919 74 192 September 1, 2017
59 Burkina Faso 270,764 104,543 19,632,147 73 189 July 1, 2017
60 Uzbekistan 444,103 171,469 32,120,500 72 186 July 1, 2017
61 Tunisia 163,610 63,170 11,304,482 69 179 July 1, 2016
62 Ecuador 255,595 98,686 16,644,400 65 169 December 6, 2017
63 Mexico 1,967,138 759,516 123,518,000 63 163 July 1, 2017
64 Yemen 455,000 175,676 28,250,000 62 161 July 1, 2017
65 Tajikistan 143,100 55,251 8,829,300 62 161 July 1, 2017
66 Tanzania 883,749 341,217 51,557,365 58 150 July 1, 2017
67 Guinea 245,857 94,926 12,717,176 52 135 July 1, 2017
68 Cameroon 466,050 179,943 23,248,044 50 129 January 1, 2017
69 Iran 1,648,195 636,372 81,017,550 49 127 December 6, 2017
70 Belarus 207,600 80,155 9,495,800 46 119 October 1, 2017
71 South Africa 1,220,813 471,359 56,521,900 46 119 July 1, 2017
72 Afghanistan 645,807 249,347 29,724,323 46 119 July 1, 2017
73 Madagascar 587,041 226,658 25,571,000 44 114 July 1, 2017
74 Colombia 1,141,748 440,831 49,526,320 43 112 December 6, 2017
75 Zimbabwe 390,757 150,872 14,542,235 37 96 July 1, 2017
76 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,345,095 905,446 85,026,000 36 93 July 1, 2016
77 Venezuela 916,445 353,841 31,431,164 34 88 July 1, 2017
78 Mozambique 799,380 308,642 27,128,530 34 88 July 1, 2017
79 United States 9,833,517 3,796,742 326,230,087 33 86 December 6, 2017
80 Peru 1,285,216 496,225 31,826,018 25 65 July 1, 2017
81 Brazil 8,515,767 3,287,956 208,354,913 24 63 December 6, 2017
82 Angola 1,246,700 481,354 28,359,634 23 60 January 1, 2017
83 Chile 756,096 291,930 17,373,831 23 60 August 31, 2017
84 Somalia 637,657 246,201 14,743,000 23 60 July 1, 2017
85 Sweden 450,295 173,860 10,100,761 22 58 December 6, 2017
86 Zambia 752,612 290,585 16,405,229 22 57 July 1, 2017
87 Sudan 1,839,542 710,251 40,782,742 22 57 July 1, 2017
88 South Sudan 644,329 248,777 12,575,714 20 52 July 1, 2017
89 Algeria 2,381,741 919,595 41,697,498 18 47 July 1, 2017
90 Niger 1,186,408 458,075 21,477,348 18 47 July 1, 2017
91 Papua New Guinea 462,840 178,704 8,151,300 18 47 July 1, 2016
92 Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,518 44,044,811 16 41 July 1, 2017
93 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 830,000 33,905,320 16 41 July 1, 2017
94 Mali 1,248,574 482,077 18,542,000 15 39 July 1, 2017
95 Chad 1,284,000 495,755 14,900,000 12 31 July 1, 2017
96 Bolivia 1,098,581 424,164 11,145,770 10 26 July 1, 2017
97 Russia [3] 17,125,242 6,612,093 146,809,643 9 23 August 1, 2017
98 Kazakhstan 2,724,900 1,052,090 17,186,000 6 16 February 1, 2014
99 Canada 9,984,670 3,855,103 36,738,918 4 10 December 6, 2017
100 Australia 7,692,024 2,969,907 24,738,352 3 8 December 6, 2017
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  2. . European Commission . Retrieved 9 March 2015 .
  3. Current Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China (PRC). Former Portuguese colony.
  4. Territory claimed by Spain .
  5. Borders and area of Palestinian autonomy are not final
  6. Commonwealth of the United States .
  7. Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia . The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory . The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement . Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 110 out of 193 United Nations member states .
  8. Excludes Crimea
  9. Including the population and area of Republic of Crimea and Federal City of Sevastopol , Russia's administrative areas on the Crimean Peninsula which are claimed by Ukraine.
  10. Administration is split between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic , both of which claim the entire territory.
  11. Islands claimed by Argentina .
  12. Partially recognized state , claimed by the People's Republic of China as one of its provinces .
  13. Including the population and area of Republic of Crimea and Federal City of Sevastopol , Russia's administrative areas on the Crimean Peninsula which are claimed by Ukraine.