On 1 January 2015, the population of the European Union was estimated at 508.2 million.
- Germany (81.2 million residents),
- France (66.4 million),
- United Kingdom (64.8 million)
- Italy (60.8 million)
are the most populated EU member states.
Together, they are home to more than half of the EU population.
The smallest EU member states are
- Malta (429, 300)
- Luxembourg (563,000)
- Cyprus (847,000).