Countries in South America by population (2019)

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# Country (or dependency) Population
(2019)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Land Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Brazil 212,392,717 0.72 % 1,524,763 25 8,358,140 6,000 1.7 33 86 % 2.75 %
2 Colombia 49,849,818 0.78 % 385,135 45 1,109,500 -29,401 1.8 32 81 % 0.65 %
3 Argentina 45,101,781 0.92 % 412,917 16 2,736,690 4,800 2.3 32 89 % 0.58 %
4 Peru 32,933,835 1.17 % 382,020 26 1,280,000 -35,908 2.4 29 79 % 0.43 %
5 Venezuela 32,779,868 1.23 % 398,647 37 882,050 -12,099 2.3 29 90 % 0.42 %
6 Chile 18,336,653 0.77 % 139,444 25 743,532 17,057 1.8 35 91 % 0.24 %
7 Ecuador 17,100,444 1.41 % 237,019 69 248,360 -6,155 2.4 28 65 % 0.22 %
8 Bolivia 11,379,861 1.46 % 164,187 11 1,083,300 -10,001 2.8 25 72 % 0.15 %
9 Paraguay 6,981,981 1.23 % 85,073 18 397,300 -16,473 2.4 27 65 % 0.09 %
10 Uruguay 3,482,156 0.36 % 12,605 20 175,020 -3,000 2.0 36 96 % 0.05 %
11 Guyana 786,508 0.55 % 4,283 4 196,850 -4,910 2.5 26 30 % 0.01 %
12 Suriname 573,085 0.84 % 4,784 4 156,000 -1,000 2.3 30 65 % 0.01 %
13 French Guiana 296,847 2.44 % 7,084 4 82,200 1,200 3.3 25 83 % 0.00 %
14 Falkland Islands 2,921 -0.03 % -1 0 12,170 N.A. N.A. 82 % 0.00 %

Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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