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Population of Italy

0
1000
1340
1350
5.0 - 8.0
5.0
10.0
12.0
1850
1861
1862
1870
24.3
25.0
21.8
25.9
1960
1970
1980
1990
50.2
53.8
56.4
57.7
1690 12.5 1880
1890
1900
1910
28.2
30.3
32.4
34.4
1990
2000
2010
2020
56.7
56.9
59.7
59.6
1700 11.0 - 16.5
1770
1795
14.7
16.3
1800
1816
1825
1840
17.2
18.4
19.7
22.0
1920
1930
1940
1950
36.4
40.9
44.5
46.8
   

From the middle age to the 19th century was Italy just a geographical region that consisted of several small states. The kingdom of Italy was created 1861 when all of Italy except Venetia and the Papal State were united. These areas joined the Italian kingdom 1866 and 1871. Because the Italian kingdom first consisted of a smaller territory than the geographical region of Italy are there two figures for the year 1861. The numbers in purple are collected from English Wikipedia.

Italian States Before the Unification

 
1770 1800 1816 1825 1838 1848 1858
Sardinia
Lombardy
Venetia
2.5
1.8
1.7
2.7
1.8
1.8
3.2
2.2
2.0
3.5
2.3
1.9
4.0
2.5
2.1
4.3
2.7
 
4.4
2.9
2.3
Parma
Modena
Tuscany
0.4
0.3
1.1
0.4
0.4
1.2
0.4
0.4
1.3
0.4
0.4
1.4
0.5
0.5
1.6
0.5
0.6
1.7
0.5
0.6
1.8
Papal State
Naples
Sicily
1.6
4.1
1.3
2.3
5.0
1.7
2.4
4.9
1.6
2.4
5.6
1.7

6.1
1.9
3.0
6.6
2.1
3.1
7.0
2.3

The figures for Sardinia refers not to just the island of Sardinia but the kingdom of Sardinia that also consisted of the north western part of Italy with its capitol in Turin. Venetia and Lombardy belonged to Austria. Naples and Sicily were the two parts of the kingdom of Both Sicilies.