List of countries by population in 1700

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This is a list of countries by population in 1700. Estimate numbers are from the beginning of the year and exact population figures are for countries that held a census on various dates in the 1700s.

Country/TerritoryPopulation c.1700 estimatePercentage of World Population
  World[1]682,000,000-
Qing Empire[2] 210,715,000 30.9%
Mughal Empire [4] 158,400,000 23.2%
Tokugawa shogunate [5] 28,000,000 4.1%
Ottoman Empire[6][7] 24,779,000 3.6%
Spanish Empire[2][8][6][7] 23,200,000 3.4%
French Empire[7] 21,471,000 3.1%
Holy Roman Empire[9] 15,000,000 2.2%
Tsardom of Russia[6] 14,000,000 2.1%
Joseon[7] 12,200,0001.8%
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth[10] 9,000,000 1.3%
British Empire [11][12] 8,988,939 1.3%
Habsburg Monarchy[15][6] 8,342,000 1.2%
Safavid Empire[7] 5,000,000 0.7%
          Vietnam[6] 5,171,000 0.8%
          Nepal[6] 3,064,000 0.4%
Ayutthaya Kingdom[6] 2,500,000 0.4%
 Portuguese Empire[15] 2,300,000 0.3%
Brandenburg-Prussia [16] 2,000,000 0.3%
Swedish Empire[15] 1,985,000 0.3%
Dutch Republic[15] 1,794,000 0.3%
Morocco[6] 1,750,000 0.3%
Cambodia[6] 1,650,000 0.2%
Denmark–Norway[15] 1,300,400 0.2%
Swiss Confederacy[7] 1,260,000 0.2%
Kingdom of Kongo[17] 500,000 0.07%
          Lan Xang[6] 371,000 0.1%

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References

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