List of countries by population in 1907

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This is a list of countries by population in 1907. It is not a complete list: some[which?] non-independent countries and overseas territories are not included.

Rank Country /Territory Population
1907
estimate
Percentage of

World Population

World 1,750,000,000 — 
1  Qing China[1]
constituents
419,264,000 24.0%
2 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British Empire[1]
constituents
391,453,775 22.4%
3  Russian Empire
constituents
172,229,700 9.8%
4  United States[1]
constituents
96,124,000 5.5%
5 France French Empire[1]
constituents
80,060,700 4.6%
6  German Empire
constituents
78,239,000 4.5%
7 Netherlands Dutch Empire
constituents
51,246,000 2.9%
8  Austria-Hungary
constituents
50,000,000 2.9%
9 Japan Japanese Empire
constituents
45,500,000 2.6%
10 Kingdom of Italy Italian Empire
constituents
35,260,700 2.0%
11  Ottoman Empire[2]
constituents
21,832,000 1.2%
12 Spain Spanish Empire
constituents
21,350,000 1.2%
13  Brazil 20,750,000 1.2%
14  Korean Empire 17,100,000 0.7%
15 Ethiopia Abyssinia[3] 14,000,000 0.8%
16 Portugal Portuguese Empire
constituents
12,434,000 0.7%
17  Mexico[4] 12,050,000 0.7%
18  Morocco[5][6] 9,000,000 0.5%
19  Siam 7,200,000 0.4%
20 Persia 7,000,000 0.4%
21  Romania 6,630,000
22  Belgium 6,136,000
23  Argentina 5,800,000
24  Canada 5,500,000
25  Sweden 5,377,713
26  Afghanistan 5,000,000
27 Nepal 4,789,000
28  Colombia 4,604,000
29 Arabia (mainly includes (Hejaz, Nejd, Hadramaut and Yemen) 4,218,000
30  Australia 4,120,000[7]
31  Peru 3,700,000
32   Switzerland 3,525,300
33  Bulgaria 3,154,000
34 Chile Chile 2,857,000
35 Greece Greece 2,800,000
36  Venezuela 2,741,000
37  Serbia 2,650,000
38  Norway 2,324,800
39  Denmark
constituents
2,322,000
40  Cuba 1,500,000
41  Bolivia 1,500,000
42  Cambodia 1,300,000
44  Ecuador 1,271,000
45  El Salvador 1,116,300
46  Guatemala 1,046,000
47  Uruguay 1,026,000
48  New Zealand 967,000
49  Paraguay 715,000
50  Liberia 664,000
51  Dominican Republic 610,000
52  Nicaragua 515,000
53  Honduras 505,000
54 Muscat and Oman 500,000
55 Sarawak 500,000
56  Costa Rica 341,600
57 Montenegro 320,000
58  Panama 318,000
59 Crete 310,000
60  Luxembourg 252,000
61  Monaco 19,000
62  San Marino 11,000
63  Liechtenstein 10,000
64  Andorra 6,000
65 Neutral Moresnet 3,000
66   Vatican City 700

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population Statistics: Historical Demography". Archived from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Turkey" . The Nuttall Encyclopædia. 1907.
  3. ^ "ETHIOPIA: population growth of the whole country". www.populstat.info.
  4. ^ "Mexico" . The Nuttall Encyclopædia. 1907.
  5. ^ "Dun's Review". R.G. Dun & Company. 22 July 2018 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Bacon, Leonard; Thompson, Joseph Parrish; Storrs, Richard Salter; Beecher, Henry Ward; Leavitt, Joshua; Tilton, Theodore; Bowen, Henry Chandler; Ward, William Hayes; Holt, Hamilton; Franklin, Fabian; Fuller, Harold de Wolf; Herter, Christian Archibald (22 July 2018). "The Independent". S. W. Benecdict – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Coghlan, Timothy Augustine (1911). "Australia" . In Chisholm, Hugh (ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 949. At the close of 1906 the population of Australia was approximately 4,120,000, exclusive of aborigines.

References[edit]

  • Wikisource-logo.svg Wood, James, ed. (1907), The Nuttall Encyclopædia , London and New York: Frederick Warne .—Originally this article incorporated statistics from the Nuttall Encyclopedia published in 1907. The list includes the populations of all countries, states and territories listed in the Encyclopedia with an estimated population. The populations listed here, rounded to the nearest 1,000, represent the best estimate of population by the editors of the Nuttall Encyclopedia.

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