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List of South American countries by population

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021
UN (Population)
Country/Region Population Share (%) Rank Growth (2021)
20202021Change S. AmericaWorldS. AmericaWorld%W rank
Argentina45,195,77745,605,823410,04610.50.5793320.91118
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)11,673,02911,832,936159,9072.710.1508801.3780
Brazil212,559,409213,993,4411,434,03249.32.72160.67144
Chile19,116,20919,212,36296,1534.440.2446620.50155
Colombia50,882,88451,265,841382,95711.80.6512290.75135
Ecuador17,643,06017,888,474245,4144.100.2277681.3979
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)3,4833,528450.000810.00004142321.2986
French Guiana298,682306,4507,7680.06930.00389131822.6023
Guyana786,559790,3293,7700.1830.0100111640.48157
Paraguay7,132,5307,219,64187,1111.660.091791061.2292
Peru32,971,84633,359,416387,5707.650.4244441.1896
Suriname586,634591,7985,1640.1360.00751121710.88120
Uruguay3,473,7273,485,15211,4250.8060.0443101340.33176
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)28,435,94328,704,947269,0046.600.3655500.95114
South America 430,759,772 434,260,138 3,500,366 5.51 0.81
UN (Demographics)
Country/Region Density (2021) Sex ratio (2021) Fert. rate (2015-20) Med. age (2020) Life exp. (2015-20)
P/sq kmP/sq milerankM/100 F rankbirths/Wrankyearsrankyearsrank
Brazil25.6066.3119096.519541.7415133.4817775.5687
Colombia46.21119.716896.463531.8214031.3079477.0265
Argentina16.6643.1620895.304432.2710031.5329276.4574
Peru26.0667.5018798.6971002.279830.9849576.4176
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)32.5484.2918196.681562.289729.59210472.13121
Chile25.8466.9218897.313701.6516035.3396979.9639
Ecuador72.03186.5142100.0211262.448427.93011876.7069
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)10.9228.29216100.6771402.757525.56013371.08132
Paraguay18.1747.06204103.2461762.458326.30812874.08102
Uruguay19.9151.5719893.553271.9812435.7606777.7057
Guyana4.01510.40225101.3441502.478026.68712569.71141
Suriname3.7949.825227100.9681472.438628.98810871.49127
French Guiana3.7289.65622897.980853.365625.08113579.7342
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)0.2900.751234-- -- -- --
South America 24.9 64.4 96.948 1.95 32.099 75.63