100 Most Populous Islands

Can you name the most populous islands in the world?

PopulationIslandLargest City
124,000,000Jakarta, Indonesia
103,000,000Tokyo, Japan
56,800,000London, UK
46,228,000Quezon City, Philippines
45,000,000Medan, Indonesia
19,793,000Davao City, Philippines
17,400,000 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
16,000,000Kuching, Malaysia
16,000,000Makassar, Indonesia
13,350,000Fukuoka, Japan
13,175,000Mumbai, India
7,620,000Haikou, China
7,560,000New York City, USA
6,400,000Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
5,625,000Sapporo, Japan
5,017,000Palermo, Italy
4,102,000Bacolod City, Philippines
4,100,000Matsuyama, Japan
3,940,000San Juan, USA
3,823,000Iloilo City, Philippines
3,525,000Sumenep, Indonesia
3,380,000Denpasar, Indonesia
3,293,000Cebu City, Philippines
3,059,000Auckland, New Zealand
2,536,000Mataram, Indonesia
2,275,000Zhongshan, China
2,275,000Copenhagen, Denmark
2,220,000Kupang, Indonesia
2,113,000Tacloban City, Philippines
1,800,000Montréal, Canada
1,675,000Bhola Sadar, Bangladesh
1,659,000Cagliari, Italy
1,650,000Calbayog City, Philippines
1,621,000New York City, USA
1,600,000Ruteng, Indonesia
1,540,000Bima, Indonesia
1,250,000Naha, Japan
1,245,000Port Louis
1,230,000Tagbilaran City, Philippines
1,180,591Hong Kong, China
1,158,000Calapan City, Philippines
1,077,000Xiamen, China
1,075,000São Luís, Brazil
PopulationIslandLargest City
1,030,000San Fernando
1,008,000Christchurch, New Zealand
899,833Santa Cruz, Spain
876,151Honolulu, USA
862,397Palma, Spain
838,397Las Palmas, Spain
793,000Saint-Denis, France
768,939Masbate City, Philippines
700,000Batu Ampar, Indonesia
678,000George Town, Malaysia
673,100Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
658,461Shanghai, China
656,312Victoria, Canada
639,675Teluk Dalam, Indonesia
626,955Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia
623,666Heraklion, Greece
619,832Zanzibar, Tanzania
580,000Suva, Fiji
560,000Jeju City, South Korea
502,667Putuo, China
500,000Bau-Bau, Indonesia
489,600Hobart, Australia
479,105St. John's, Canada
477,377New York City, USA
450,000Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
447,600Jolo, Philippines
447,060Odense, Denmark
436,900Porlamar, Venezuela
430,000Puerto Princesa City, Philippines
425,000Waingapu, Indonesia
404,641Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
401,000Fort-de-France, France
400,000Sandwip, Bangladesh
350,000Wete, Tanzania
345,000Moroni, Comoros
339,101Laval, Canada
333,845Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines
332,146Tancheng, China
317,000Almere, Netherlands
315,000Florianópolis, Brazil
313,835Phuket City, Thailand
306,373Hjørring, Denmark
300,000Ambon, Indonesia
300,000Vitória, Brazil
281,000Ajaccio, France
280,385Abu Dhabi, UAE
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  • Cities not followed by a country name indicates that the country and the island share the same name. Australia is considered a continental landmass.
    Population numbers are from 2007.
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