Most Populous Countries as a Percent of Their Continent

Name the countries whose populations make up at least 7% of their respective continents.
Population according to Worldometers, July 2019
Quiz by Quizzer6794
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Last updated: September 22, 2019
First submittedAugust 17, 2016
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Country
60.0
Australia
55.5
United States
49.2
Brazil
31.0
China
29.9
India
22.3
Mexico
20.5
Papua New Guinea
15.2
Nigeria
14.9
Russia
11.5
Colombia
%
Country
11.5
New Zealand
11.1
Germany
10.4
Argentina
9.0
United Kingdom
8.8
France
8.3
Ethiopia
8.0
Italy
7.7
Egypt
7.6
Peru
7.6
Venezuela
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Level 24
Aug 16, 2016
Fun quiz. Surprised Congo didn't make it
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Level 83
Aug 17, 2016
i surprise...not congo, algeria, kazakhstan, mongolia,ukraine, poland...
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Level 82
Aug 17, 2016
I'm surprised you're surprised about Mongolia which is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, despite its size.
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Level 72
Aug 17, 2016
Yeah Mongolia is like, one of the most complete opposites of this quiz.
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Level 71
Dec 9, 2016
I'm shocked. SHOCKED I tell you, that the Vatican wasn't on here!
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Level 82
May 10, 2017
I was looking for Svalbard, myself.
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Level 37
Jun 2, 2017
Kazakhstan too!
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Level 51
Apr 24, 2020
@Qikiq; I'm not surprised that you are surprised that marquez100 is surprised that those countries are not here.
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Level 38
Jun 2, 2020
No way! No WAY! Sealand didn't MAKE IT? Come ON!
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Level 55
Sep 11, 2020
@Pandora49 I'm surprised that you're not surprised that Qikiq is surprised that marquez100 is surprised that those countries are not here.
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Level 65
Jun 2, 2017
You must be thinking of area, in which most of those countries make it :)
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Level 51
Apr 24, 2020
@Quizzer6794 I always get mixed up between you and KoljiVriVoda for some reason!!
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Level 74
Sep 22, 2019
@marquez100 Please see the quiz title - they are asking for most POPULOUS countries, not BIGGEST countries by AREA
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Level 20
Feb 24, 2021
Kazakhstan isn't that very populated BTW
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Level 75
Aug 17, 2016
DRC only makes up ~6.1% of Africa's population, for those wondering . This is for 2013 figures
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Level 48
Sep 5, 2016
Surprised Vatican City didn't make the cut. Could of sworn it was the world's most popeulous countries.
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Level 47
Sep 22, 2019
:) I see what you did there...
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Level 67
Sep 23, 2019
Lmao, yea it has a rather significant pope-ulation
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Level 44
Nov 30, 2019
The Vatican City technically has a pope-ulation density of more than 2 popes per square kilometre
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Level 51
Sep 17, 2016
Are you considering the percentage as the European part of Russia or the Asian part of Russia? I imagine it is probably the European part but I just wanted to make sure. :)
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Level 65
Sep 17, 2016
I was using the European part of Russia for Europe and the Asian for Asia :)
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Level 51
Oct 17, 2016
OK, thanks!
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Level 59
Oct 19, 2016
The Asian part is not populous enough. Even Indonesia doesn't make the cut and it's the 4th most populous country in the world!
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Level 54
Dec 9, 2016
How could I miss Germany? O.o
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Level 63
Dec 9, 2016
To put into perspective how massive Asia's population is, Indonesia, which has over a quarter of a BILLION people, doesn't even crack seven percent.
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Level 65
Dec 9, 2016
Yes, therefore this quiz is non-Asia-centric
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Level 65
Sep 22, 2019
And looking at the Cities version, Asia's largest city just barely cracks 1%!
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Level 62
Dec 9, 2016
Cool quiz! Very interesting.
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Level 65
Dec 9, 2016
I actually got them all. I'm pretty happy with myself.
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Level 50
Dec 9, 2016
I was surprised that neither Myanmar nor Burma was on the list. I would have thought at least one of them would be on there.
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Level 70
Dec 9, 2016
I would've been really amazed if both of them were on the list.
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Level 34
Dec 9, 2016
Myanmar and Burma are the same country.
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Level 70
Dec 10, 2016
You realize I was being sarcastic, right?
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Level 27
Dec 9, 2016
ohhh, Greenland.
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Level 67
Sep 23, 2019
It is not greenlands fault, he never get to join in on all these quizzes. Is always left out, so it is understanding it doesnt get all the names straight of all the countries that do get to play while greenland sits alone in its corner. (Though, wales and scotland sometimes check on him, and though they arent really friends, cyprus sometimes join him)
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Level 73
Dec 10, 2016
It's too bad cyprus wasn't on here for europe and / or asia. not sure which it is . ..
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Level 59
Dec 9, 2016
yes. considering they are the same country.
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Level 44
Dec 10, 2016
Me too DRC was 1 of my first quesses, but nearly forgot Venezuela which was my last before the time ran out phew
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Level 73
Dec 11, 2016
PNG FTW with 8 secs left
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Level 39
Dec 12, 2016
Only missed Papua. Nice quiz
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Level 54
Dec 18, 2016
Can we get an opposite for this quiz?
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Level 65
Dec 18, 2016
As in, least populous? Sure :)
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Level 65
Dec 19, 2016
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Level 76
Mar 9, 2017
Surprised Canada didn't make the cut, however, after rethinking the population of the central American/Caribbean countries I can see why it's less than 7%...Awesome quiz btw :)
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Level 65
Sep 10, 2018
Why isn't Vatican City here??????

:P

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Level 85
Nov 25, 2018
How many went straight to New Zealand instead of Papua New Guinea?
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Level 66
Sep 22, 2019
Me! Papua New Guinea was the last one I figured out.
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Level 43
Sep 22, 2019
Being Australian helped me with PNG with them being our closest neighbour only 3.6km away at our closest point.

My one that took me time was Ethiopia

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Level 63
Sep 22, 2019
Nigeria and Russia are in the wrong order. Sorry for being nitpicky.
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Level ∞
Sep 22, 2019
Okay, fixed
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Level 29
Sep 22, 2019
I only forgot Venezuela.
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Level 46
Sep 22, 2019
australia and NZ arent on the same continent. Im not sure what the criteria was. NZ is actually on a separate continent called Zealandia
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Level 32
Sep 22, 2019
For these purposes and in general we only use the 7 main continents so New Zealand is in Oceania
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Level 58
Sep 22, 2019
I don't think NZ and PNG are on a continent. It should be made clear at the top that you are counting Oceania as a continent. And is PNG in Oceania or Asia (assuming Indonesia is in Asia, although it is not part of continental Asia).
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Level 32
Sep 22, 2019
Dang missed Nigeria but somewhat proud I remembered to enter Papau New Guinea
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Level 53
Sep 23, 2019
I only got 13 of them, but still I got Papua so I'm proud :)
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Level 33
Nov 25, 2020
I think you missed Congo, Australia is just obvious because it's a continent on its own
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Level 35
Mar 22, 2021
drc is only 6.1% of africa source: trust me bro
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Level 46
Mar 22, 2021
DANGIT I missed Ethiopia... facepalm*
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Level 55
May 16, 2021
I've been forgetting Mexico a lot recently, and I almost did this time too.
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Level 50
Jun 24, 2021
I would never imagine Papua New Guinea's population is bigger than New Zealand's
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Level 33
Jul 3, 2021
I'm confused as to how the population of Australia only makes up 60% of the continent of Australia. Where's the other 40%?
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Level 29
Oct 12, 2021
I missed peru im sad