Tier 1 Countries 2020

The United States has the highest population of tier 1 countries with 329.45 million people. It has the third-largest population in the world. California has the highest population, with 39.5 million people living there. The most populous city in the United States is New York City, with 8.4 million people.

Germany ranks in at number two with an estimated population of 83.52 million. This makes Germany the largest and most populous country in the European Union. The cities in Germany with the largest populations are Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, and Cologne. Each city has a population of over one million people.

As of 2019, the United Kingdom has a population of 67.53 million people. The United Kingdom is split into four nations - Wales, Scotland, England, and Northern Ireland. It is the 21st largest country by population and is continuing to grow at a rate of .61% every year. London is the capital of the United Kingdom and has a population of 8,136,000.

France has a population of 65.13 million and has many overseas territories that contribute to the country's population. It ranks as the 22nd most populous country in the world. Paris is the largest city in France, as well as the capital. It has a population of 2.24 million and a density of 21,000 people per square kilometer.

The United Nations estimates that Italy's population is 60.55 million in 2019. Italy is the 4th most populous country in Europe and the 23rd most populous in the world. The Po Valley is the most densely populated region in Italy, with half of the countries population living there. The largest city in Italy is Rome, which has a population of 2.8 million people.

The Republic of Korea or South Korea has a population of 51.23 million. It ranks as the 28th most populous country in the world. Seoul, the capital of South Korea, has a population of just under 10 million. South Korea is well known for its population density, which is 10 times the global average. This country has an average of 1,302 people per square mile.

Columbia ranks in as the 29th most populous country with a population of 50.34 million. This country has a high population but only has a hundred and six people per square mile. Bogota is the capital of Columbia, and it has a population of 7.9 million. The metropolitan area of the city has a higher population of around 12 million people.

Spain has a population of 46.74 million. It is the 30th most populous country in the world. It is calculated that this country has an average of 229 people per square mile. Madrid is the largest city in Spain and has a population of 6,155,116. The rural areas of Spain are sparsely populated, while the cities have higher concentrations of residents.

Canada is the second-largest country in the world and has a total population of 37.41 million. It has been found that most Canadians live near the border to the United States due to weather and trade. The most populous city in Canada is Toronto, Ontario. Toronto has a population of 6 million people. Canada has one of the lowest population densities with just four people per square kilometer.

Poland is located in Central Europe between Germany and Belarus. It has a population of 37.89 million, which makes it the 38th most populous country in the world. The Polish Central Statistical Office calculated that there are 122 people per square kilometer. Warsaw is the capital and largest city in Poland, with a population of 1,708,139.

Australia is the most populous country in Oceania, with a population of 25.20 million. It is the 55th most populous country in the world. It is estimated that there are only seven people per square mile in Australia. This country has five cities with over a million people, with Sydney being the most populous.

Taiwan has an estimated population of 23.77 million. This country is the 17th most densely populated country in the world, with 649 people per square kilometer. New Taipei is the largest city in Taiwan, and 3.97 million people live within the city limits.

The Netherlands has a population of 17.10 million, making it the 62nd most populous country in the world. Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, and 7 million people are residing in the area. There are 1044 people per square mile living in the Netherlands.

Belgium is located in western Europe and has a population of 11.54 million people. There are 975.6 people per square mile in Belgium. The capital of the country is Brussels, and 1.175 million people are living there. The people per square kilometer go up in Brussels to 7,075.

The Czech Republic is located in central Europe and has a population of 10.69 million people. It ranks as the 86th most populous country in the world. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, and 1.3 million people are residing there. It is believed 2.7 million people are living in the metropolitan area around Prague.

Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union, with a population of 10.04 million. It is the 91st most populous country in the world. The largest city in Sweden is Stockholm, which also happens to be the capital. The population in Stockholm is estimated to be 2.35 million.

Austria is located in central Europe and has a population of 8.96 million people. It is the 97th most populated country in the world. Vienna is the largest city in Austria and has a metropolitan population of 2.6 million. This city is densely populated, with over 4,000 people per square kilometer.

Israel is located in the Middle East and has a population of 8.56 million. The largest city is Jerusalem, and it has a population of 890,000. 90% of the people in Israel live in urban areas. Tel Aviv is the most populous city, with 42 percent of the total population living there.

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and has a population of 6.57 million. It is the 124th most populous country in the world. There are 124 people per square mile in Nicaragua. Managua is the largest city with a population of 1.03 million in the city and 1.34 million in the metropolitan area.

Denmark is located in Northern Europe and has a population of 5.77 million. It is an urban country with 88 percent of the population living in or around metropolitan areas. The largest city is Copenhagen, and it has a metropolitan population of 1.99 million and an urban population of 1.2 million.

Finland is located in northern Europe and has a population of 5.53 million. It has a low population density of just 39 people per square mile. 85% of people in Finland live in or around a major city. Helsinki is the most populated, with 625,000 people residing there.

The United Nations estimates the population of Norway to be 5.38 million. It is an urban country with most of the population living in or around major cities. Oslo is the capital of Norway and has the highest concentration of people with 580,000 living in the city limits.

Ireland has a population of 4.88 million based on recent UN projections. There are 147 people per square mile on the island. The largest city is Dublin, and it has a population of 1.9 million. Ireland is 122nd in the world for population density.

New Zealand has an estimated population of 4.78 million. It is believed there are 47 people per square mile on the island. New Zealand ranks 166th in the world for population density. The largest city is Auckland, with 1.45 million people living in the area.

Croatia has a population of 4.13 million. It is located in the Mediterranean between southern and central Europe. 60% of the population in Croatia lives in urban areas. Zagreb is the largest city and has a population of 793,000. Croatia has a population density of 189 people per square mile.

Georgia is a country at the border of western Asia and eastern Europe. It has a population of 4 million people. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi, and it has a population of 1.5 million people. Georgia ranks 123rd in the world for population density.

Lithuania is located in Northern Europe and has a population of 2.76 million people. It has 44.05 people per square kilometer and ranks 165th in the world for population density. Vilnius is the largest city with a population of 542,366. Lithuania has had a declining population in recent years.

Slovenia is located in central Europe and has an estimated population of 2.08 million. Upwards of 79% of the population lives in urban areas. Slovenia has a population density of 262 people per square mile. Ljubljana is the largest city with a population of 275,000.

The Island of Mauritius is located off the coast of Eastern Africa and has an estimated population of 1.27 million. The small country has an estimated 630 people per square kilometer. It ranks 157th in the world for population density. The city of Port Louis has the highest concentration of people on the island.

Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in the world and has a population of 619,299 people. It is densely populated, with 537 people per square mile. Luxembourg has three cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people living in them. The largest city is also called Luxembourg.

Country Population 2019
Australia25,203,198
Austria8,955,102
Belgium11,539,328
Canada37,411,047
Colombia50,339,443
Croatia4,130,304
Czech Republic10,689,209
Denmark5,771,876
Finland5,532,156
France65,129,728
Georgia3,996,765
Germany83,517,045
Ireland4,882,495
Israel8,519,377
Italy60,550,075
Lithuania2,759,627
Luxembourg615,729
Mauritius1,269,668
Netherlands17,097,130
New Zealand4,783,063
Nicaragua6,545,502
Norway5,378,857
Poland37,887,768
Slovenia2,078,654
South Korea51,225,308
Spain46,736,776
Sweden10,036,379
Taiwan23,773,876
United Kingdom67,530,172
United States329,064,917