Population of Countries in Europe 2019

The continent of Europe has a total of 51 independent states, stretching from the island country of Iceland in the North Atlantic Ocean to the vast land of Russia, which is partly situated on the Asian continent but is regarded as being culturally European. Indeed, Russia is the most populous country in Europe as well as being the largest by area, with a total population of 143,964,709. Other European countries with sizable populations include Germany (82.2 million), the United Kingdom (66.5 million) and France (65.2 million).

However, the majority of European countries have fewer than ten million residents – these include countries in western Europe, such as Portugal, with a population of just over ten million, northern Europe – the Scandinavian country of Sweden has 9.9 million residents – and eastern Europe, such as Bulgaria, with its seven million residents. Other smaller, but economically significant, European countries include Switzerland (8.5 million), Norway (5.3 million) and Ireland (4.8 million).

Interestingly, the smallest European countries include some of the wealthiest, not only in Europe but in the world. Luxembourg has a population of just 590,321 but is one of the world's wealthiest countries. Monaco is famous for its wealth and glamour, but has just 38,897 residents, while tiny Vatican City has a permanent population of only 801 inhabitants, but has billions of dollars worth of assets that include priceless pieces of art and historical artifacts.

Country Population
Russia143,895,551
Germany82,438,639
United Kingdom66,959,016
France65,480,710
Italy59,216,525
Spain46,441,049
Ukraine43,795,220
Poland38,028,278
Romania19,483,360
Netherlands17,132,908
Belgium11,562,784
Greece11,124,603
Czech Republic10,630,589
Portugal10,254,666
Sweden10,053,135
Hungary9,655,361
Belarus9,433,874
Austria8,766,201
Serbia8,733,407
Switzerland8,608,259
Bulgaria6,988,739
Denmark5,775,224
Finland5,561,389
Slovakia5,450,987
Norway5,400,916
Ireland4,847,139
Croatia4,140,148
Moldova4,029,750
Bosnia and Herzegovina3,501,774
Albania2,938,428
Lithuania2,864,459
Macedonia2,086,720
Slovenia2,081,900
Latvia1,911,108
Estonia1,303,798
Cyprus1,198,427
Montenegro629,355
Luxembourg596,992
Malta433,245
Iceland340,566
Isle of Man85,369
Andorra77,072
Faroe Islands49,692
Monaco39,102
Liechtenstein38,404
Gibraltar34,879
San Marino33,683
Vatican City799