List of European Union member states by population

This is a list of European Union member states by population, which is sorted by the 2017 population figure as provided by Eurostat.[1]

Table

RankCountry2017
population[Note 1]
% of
pop.
Average
relative
annual
growth
(%)[Note 2]
Average
absolute
annual
growth
[Note 3]
Official
figure
(where
available)
Date of
last figure
Source
1 Germany82,800,00016.180.76628,87682,576,900March 31, 2017Official estimate
2 France67,210,45913.100.40265,55767,174,000January 1, 2018Monthly official estimate
3 United Kingdom[Note 4]65,808,57312.860.65428,79365,648,100June 30, 2017Official estimate
4 Italy60,589,44511.84-0.13-76,00160,494,000January 1, 2018Monthly official estimate
5 Spain46,528,9669.090.1989,03746,549,045July 1, 2017Official estimate
6 Poland37,972,9647.420.025,75638,426,000July 31, 2017Official estimate
7 Romania19,638,3093.84-0.62-121,25219,638,309January 1, 2017Official estimate
8 Netherlands17,081,5073.340.60103,00417,184,010December 31, 2017Monthly official estimate
9 Belgium11,365,8342.220.4854,98211,399,335December 1, 2017Monthly official estimate
10 Greece10,757,2932.10-0.25-26,39010,768,193January 1, 2017Official estimate
11 Czech Republic10,610,0552.070.5331,23510,610,055December 31, 2017Official estimate
12 Portugal10,309,5732.01-0.31-31,65910,309,573December 31, 2016Official estimate
13 Sweden9,995,1531.951.46146,24510,142,686November 30, 2017Monthly official estimate
14 Hungary9,797,5611.91-0.33-32,8149,771,000January 1, 2017Official estimate
15 Austria8,772,8651.710.9583,5788,823,054January 1, 2018Official estimate
16 Bulgaria7,101,8591.39-0.73-51,5487,101,859December 31, 2016Official estimate
17 Denmark5,748,7691.120.7341,8205,781,190January 1, 2018Official estimate
18 Finland5,503,2971.080.2916,0365,516,224December 31, 2017Monthly official estimate
19 Slovakia5,435,3431.060.179,1065,441,899September 30, 2017Official estimate
20 Ireland4,774,8330.931.0650,6454,792,650April 1, 2017Official estimate
21 Croatia4,154,2130.81-0.87-36,1394,154,213December 31, 2016Official estimate
22 Lithuania2,847,9040.56-1.41-40,0822,807,495February 1, 2018Monthly official estimate
23 Slovenia2,065,8950.400.081,7082,065,890October 1, 2017Official estimate
24 Latvia1,950,1160.38-0.96-18,6611,929,900January 1, 2018Monthly official estimate
25 Estonia1,315,6350.26-0.02-3091,318,705January 1, 2018Official estimate
26 Cyprus854,8020.170.766,533845,800December 31, 2016Official estimate
27 Luxembourg590,6670.122.5014,779590,667January 1, 2017Official estimate
28 Malta440,4330.091.396,114460,297December 31, 2016Official estimate
Total511,805,088100.000.301,542,740512,305,031

Notes

  1. Population on 1 January 2017 as provided by Eurostat
  2. It corresponds to the following formula: projection201/projection2016x100-100.
  3. It corresponds to the calculation: projection2017*annual_growth/100.
  4. The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in a referendum on 23 June 2016 and is due to leave the EU on 30 March 2019

See also

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