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 non-independent countries and overseas territories are not included.

Rank Country /Territory Population
1907
estimate
World 1,750,000,000
1  Qing China[1] 419,264,000
2 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British Empire[1] 391,453,775
3  Russian Empire 172,229,700
4  United States[1] 96,280,000
5 France French Empire[1] 80,060,700
6  German Empire 78,239,000
7  Austria-Hungary 66,226,000
8 Netherlands Dutch Empire 51,246,000
9 Japan Japanese Empire 45,500,000
10 Kingdom of Italy Italian Empire 35,260,700
11  Ottoman Empire[2] 21,800,000
12 Spain Spanish Empire 21,350,000
13  Brazil 20,750,000
14 Ethiopia Abyssinia[3] 14,000,000
15 Portugal Portuguese Empire 12,434,000
16  Mexico[4] 12,050,000
17  Korean Empire 12,000,000
18  Morocco[5][6] 9,000,000
19  Siam 7,200,000
20 Persia 7,000,000
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 4,000,000
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 2,322,000
40  Cuba 1,500,000
41  Bolivia 1,500,000
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
50  Dominican Republic 610,000
51  Nicaragua 515,000
52  Honduras 505,000
53 Muscat and Oman 500,000
54 Sarawak 500,000
55  Costa Rica 341,600
56  Montenegro 320,000
57  Panama 318,000
58 Crete 310,000
59  Luxembourg 252,000
60  Monaco 19,000
61  San Marino 11,000
62  Liechtenstein 10,000
63  Andorra 6,000
64 Moresnet (Neutral territory) 3,000
65  Vatican City 700

References[edit]

Originally this site 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.

The other main sources are:

http://www.populstat.info/

https://web.archive.org/web/20100414161826/http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Main_Page

http://www.zum.de/psm/imperialismus/kolonialatlas05/atlas002.php

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