Population Quizzes

Whether it's the most populous countries quiz or just the cities of California population quiz, Sporcle is like the US Census with a stopwatch. Our timed quizzes will test your mettle like a grizzled Census-taker making the rounds. One of our most popular quizzes is about the biggest countries that are the most populated, as well as the US Cities with the most people. For those who love history, we also feature Historical City Populations, as well as estimated populations in 2050. No matter which type of population quizzes you like, the best way to find out about the world is finding out about the people in it.

Today's Featured Game

World Cattle Population
The answer to the classic question: "Where's the beef?"
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Largest One Word Cities in Argentina
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Name the largest one-word cities in Argentina.
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20 Largest Japanese Cities
Despite all the Godzilla movies, Japan's population is still going strong at 127 million.
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10 Most Populous Countries
People, people, everywhere!
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US Metro areas, 1910
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Name the largest US metro areas in the 1910 Census.
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Top 5 Four-letter Cities by European Country
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Name the top 5 four-letter cities by European country.
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Foreign-Born Population: Manhattan
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Name the foreign-born population of Manhattan.
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Gorilla Countries
Which country did King Kong come from?
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Countries with Apple Retail Stores
Hear ye, hear ye! Get your Apple products here!
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Cities of Oceania (without Australia and New Zealand)
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Name the most populous cities/towns of Oceania, excluding Australia and New Zealand.
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Area vs. Population
There's a clear winner here, and that's the data.
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Largest Oceanian Cities ending in '-a'
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Name the Largest Oceanian Cities ending in '-a'.
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Criteria Cities (UK)
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Pick the UK Cities which match all of the given criteria, reducing as you go.
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Countries with Most French Speakers
Well, there's at least one obvious choice.
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Population Vacation
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Name the states I visited while on vacation, according to the rules established in the first comment.
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Continents by Population
Antarctica didn't make the cut. Sorry, penguins.
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Foreign-Born Population: Florida
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Where are the foreign-born residents of Florida from?
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Countries with the Most Buddhists
Find yourself a peaceful place here.
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10 Most Populated Cities of 5 Most Populated US States
If there's one thing this quiz taught us, it's that Illinois flies under the population radar.
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Which is Closer? Population
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Name the country of the two listed that is closer in population to the USA.
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200 Most Populous World Cities
You'll have to go down to #8 in the list to find a city that isn't in Asia.
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Least Populated Mainland Countries
-Curator Pick-
Name the Least Populated Mainland Countries.
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Map: Populous Cities in Northern Europe
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Name the most populous cities in Northern Europe? (*UN definition).
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