List of states by population in 1 CE

Historical Demographics

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This is a list of empires by population in 1 CE. Estimates are for the beginning of the year.

Country/TerritoryPopulation c. 1 CE estimatePercentage of World Population
          Han dynasty[2] 57,674,000 22.62%
Roman Empire[3] 54,000,000 21.18%
Parthian Empire 4,600,000 1.80%
           Mayan Polity[7] 200,000 0.08%
           Xiongnu[8] 126,300 0.05%
           Bactria[9] 100,000 0.04%

See also


  1. Biraben, Jean-Noel, 1980, An Essay Concerning Mankind's Evolution, Population, Selected Papers, December, table 2.
  2. Nishijima (1986), pp. 595–596.
  3. Beloch, Karl Julius (1886). Die Bevölkerung der griechisch-römischen Welt. p. 507.
  4. Delia (1988)
  5. "Appendix B Growth of World Population, GDP and GDP Per Capita before 1820 at ''".
  6. "The English Historical Review".
  7. "El Mirador, the Lost City of the Maya".
  8. McLaughlin, Raoul. "The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes".
  9. Tertius Chandler (1987). Four Thousand Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census. St. David's University Press. ISBN 0-88946-207-0. Archived from the original on 2008-02-11. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
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