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List of South American countries by population

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date07 May 2020
UN (Population)
Country/Region Population Share (%) Rank Growth (2020)
20192020Change S. AmericaWorldS. AmericaWorld%W rank
Argentina44,780,67745,195,774415,09710.50.5803320.93123
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)11,513,10011,673,021159,9212.710.1508801.3983
Brazil211,049,527212,559,4171,509,89049.32.73160.72142
Chile18,952,03819,116,201164,1634.440.2456630.87131
Colombia50,339,44350,882,891543,44811.80.6532291.08108
Ecuador17,373,66217,643,054269,3924.100.2267671.5573
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)3,3773,4801030.000810.00004142323.058
French Guiana290,832298,6827,8500.06930.00383131822.7021
Guyana782,766786,5523,7860.1830.0101111640.48161
Paraguay7,044,6367,132,53887,9021.660.091591061.2593
Peru32,510,45332,971,854461,4017.650.4234431.4280
Suriname581,372586,6325,2600.1360.00753121710.90127
Uruguay3,461,7343,473,73011,9960.8060.0446101340.35174
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)28,515,82928,435,940-79,8896.600.365550-0.28219
South America 427,199,446 430,759,766 3,560,320 5.53 0.83
UN (Demographics)
Country/Region Density (2020) Sex ratio (2020) Fert. rate (2015-20) Med. age (2020) Life exp. (2015-20)
P/sq kmP/sq milerankM/100 F rankbirths/Wrankyearsrankyearsrank
Brazil25.4365.8718896.589541.7415133.4817775.5687
Colombia45.86118.816896.472531.8214031.3079477.0265
Argentina16.5242.7720795.259432.2710031.5329276.4574
Peru25.7666.7218698.706992.279830.9849576.4176
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)32.2483.5018196.775612.289729.59210472.13121
Chile25.7166.5918797.267711.6516035.3396979.9639
Ecuador71.04184.0142100.0521262.448427.93011876.7069
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)10.7827.91216100.7401402.757525.56013371.08132
Paraguay17.9546.50204103.3121762.458326.30812874.08102
Uruguay19.8551.4119793.480271.9812435.7606777.7057
Guyana3.99610.35225101.1611502.478026.68712569.71141
Suriname3.7609.738227101.0311462.438628.98810871.49127
French Guiana3.6349.41222897.892833.365625.08113579.7342
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)0.2860.741234-- -- -- --
South America 24.7 63.9 96.985 1.95 32.099 75.63