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The Beauty of Small: Exploring the Benefits of Living in Countries with Populations Under One Million

populations under one million

According to UNFPA, these countries have populations under one million.A nation is made up of people, not infrastructure and physical assets. Humans are the most important resource in any country. Studying population dynamics allows us to gain a better understanding of the resources that influence human population size, characteristics, growth, and distribution in any given region. Governments use population studies to plan housing, education, health, employment, social security, and environmental conservation.

In order to explain past trends, as well as make predictions about the future, we can analyze birth rates and death rates, immigration patterns, and life expectancy tables through population studies. The development and economic growth of several countries are highly influenced by their population, so population studies are important for planning and resource allocation.

In this article, we have compiled the list of countries with a population of less than one million based on a recent report released by the United Nations Population Fund.

here are the list.

PositionPopulationList of countries
10.1 millionDominica and Grenada
20.2 millionCuracao
30.3 millionFrench Guiana and French Polynesia
40.9 millionMacao, Comoros and Fiji

World’s lowest population countries

In both Dominica and Grenada, the population is around 0.1 million, populations under one million, according to a UNFPA report.

As a country in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Dominica is 29 miles long and 16 miles wide. Its capital, Roseau, has a huge following of tourists because of its spectacular mountains and natural beauty.

This island in the Caribbean Sea is also known as the ‘Island of Spice’ because it produces a large amount of nutmeg and mace.

The population of Curacao is around 0.2 million

There are around 0.2 million people residing in Curacao, which is located in the Dutch Caribbean region in the southern Caribbean Sea and has the second lowest population in the world.

Among the world’s least populated countries-populations under one million

French Guiana is the overseas department of France located on the north coast of South America and has an area of 83,534 square kilometers. French Polynesia is estimated to have a population of around 0.3 million. Over 2,000 kilometers in the South Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia is a collection of 121 islands and atolls that are the only overseas country of France.

The populations of Macao, Comoros, and Fiji are less than one million each

Aside from Macao, a special administrative region of China with a population of around 0.7 million, Comoros with a population of around 0.9 million, and Fiji with a population of around 0.9 million, the three other notable entities in this category are also noteworthy.


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