Historical Demographics

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500 BC 1 1000

This is a list of states by population in 1 C.E.

Country/Territory Population c. 1 C.E. estimate Percentage of World Population
  World[1] 300,000,000 -
Roman Empire[2]
subdivisions
88,000,000 29.33%
Han dynasty[5] 57,674,000 19.22%
Satavahana dynasty 20,000,000

6.67%

Parthian Empire
subdivisions
20,000,000 6.67%
Xiongnu 2,000,000 0.78%
Dacia 2,000,000 0.78%
Kingdom of Mauretania[8] 1,500,000

0.59%

Kingdom of Meroe (Kush) 1,150,000 0.45%
Mayan Polity[9]
subdivisions
2,000,000 0.67%
Bactria[10]
subdivisions
1,000,000 0.33%
Map of the Eastern Hemisphere in 1 AD
Historical Demographics

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World population estimates (1 C.E.) and growth rates (till 1000 C.E.) with 20 current countries

Region Population
(in '000s)[11]
% global
(in 1 C.E.)
% growth
(1-1000 C.E.)
Austria 500 0.2 0.03
Belgium 300 0.1 0.03
Denmark 180 0.1 0.07
Finland 20 0 0.07
France 5,000 2.2 0.03
Germany 3,000 1.3 0.02
Italy 7,000 3 -0.03
Netherlands 200 0.1 0.04
Norway 100 0 0.07
Sweden 200 0.1 0.07
Switzerland 300 0.1 0
United Kingdom 800 0.3 0.09
12 Countries Total 17,600 7.6 0.01
Portugal 500 0.2 0.02
Spain 4,500 1.9 -0.01
Other 2,100 0.9 -0.06
Total Western Europe 24,700 10.7 0
Eastern Europe 4,750 2.1 0.03
Former USSR 3,900 1.7 0.06
United States 680 0.3 0.06
Other Western Offshoots 490 0.2 0.03
Total Western Offshoots 1,170 0.5 0.05
Mexico 7,500 3 0.07
Brazil 6,900 3
Other Latin America 6,400 2 0.07
Total Latin America 18,600 7 0.07
Japan 3,000 1.3 0.09
China 59,600 25.8 0
India 75,000 32.5 0
Other Asia 36,600 15.9 0.01
Total Asia (excluding Japan) 171,200 74.2 0
Africa 16,500 7.1 0.07
World 249,420 100 0.02

Alternative Estimates of the Regional Components of World Population, 1 C.E. (in thousands)

Europe
(Including area of the former USSR)
Americas Asia
(including Australasia)
Africa World
Clark 44,500 3,000 185,000 23,000 225,500
Durand 42,500 12,000 207,000 35,000 296,500
Biraben 43,000 12,000 171,000 26,000 252,000
Mc Evedy and Jones 32,800 4,500 114,200 16,500 168,700
Maddison 33,350 6,320 174,650 16,500 230,820

See also

References

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  2. ^ Beloch, Karl Julius (1886). Die Bevölkerung der griechisch-römischen Welt. p. 507.
  3. ^ Delia, Diana (1991). Alexandrian Citizenship During the Roman Principate. Atlanta: Scholars Press.
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  5. ^ Nishijima, Sadao (1986), "The economic and social history of Former Han", in Twitchett, Denis; Loewe, Michael (eds.), Cambridge History of China: Volume I: the Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 B.C. – A.D. 220, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 595–596, ISBN 978-0-521-24327-8.
  6. ^ Appendix B Growth of World Population, GDP and GDP Per Capita before 1820. p 238. http://www.ggdc.net/MADDISON/other_books/appendix_B.pdf
  7. ^ Creighton, Mandell; Winsor, Justin; Gardiner, Samuel Rawson; Poole, Reginald Lane; Edwards, Sir John Goronwy (1892). "The English Historical Review".
  8. ^ https://brewminate.com/demography-of-the-ancient-roman-empire/%5D. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "El Mirador, the Lost City of the Maya".
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ a b c Maddison (27 July 2016). "Growth of World Population, GDP and GDP Per Capita before 1820" (PDF).