# Overpopulation Calculations 2009

These are the calculations for 'current population' and 'times overpopulated' for the Population Table 2009

By Stephen Moore

## Countries - A to Z

### A

**Afghanistan**

647,500 Area of land of Afghanistan (sq km)

375550 Cultivatable Land of Afghanistan (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 46% = 58% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

33,609,937 population of Afghanistan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2935257 Area of land required for Afghan population (sq km)

7.82 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2935257 / 375550)

So the Afghan population is 7.82 times too large

**Albania**

28 748 Area of land of Albania (sq km)

10090.55 Cultivatable Land of Albania (Arable 20.1% + permanent pasture 15% = 35.1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,639,453 population of Albania (CIA World Fact book 2009)

317844.34 Area of land required for Albanian population (sq km)

31.5 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (317844.34 / 10090.55)

So the Albanian population is 31.5 times too large

**Algeria**

2,381,740 Area of land of Algeria (sq km)

409659.28 Cultivatable Land of Algeria (Arable 3.2% + permanent pasture 14% = 17.2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

34,178,188 population of Algeria (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2984884 Area of land required for Algerian population (sq km)

7.29 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2984884 / 409659.28)

So the Algerian population is 7.29 times too large

**Andorra**

468 Area of land of Andorra (sq km)

220.43 Cultivatable Land of Andorra (Arable 2.1% + permanent pasture 45% = 47.1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

83,888 population of Andorra (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7326 Area of land required for Andorra population (sq km)

33.24 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7326 / 220.43)

So the Andorra population is 33.24 times too large

**Angola**

1,246,700 Area of land of Angola (sq km)

311675 Cultivatable Land of Angola (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 23% = 25% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

12,799,293 population of Angola (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1117800.66 Area of land required for Angolan population (sq km)

3.59 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1117800.66 / 311675)

So the Angolan population is 3.59 times too large

**Antarctica**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Antigua and Barbuda**

442 Area of land of Antigua and Barbuda (sq km)

119.34 Cultivatable Land of Antigua and Barbuda (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 9% = 27% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

85,632 population of Antigua and Barbuda (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7478.5 Area of land required for Antigua and Barbuda population (sq km)

62.67 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7478.5 / 119.34)

So the Antigua and Barbuda population is 62.67 times too large

**Argentina**

2,736,690 Area of land of Argentina (sq km)

1669380.9 Cultivatable Land of Argentina (Arable 9% + permanent pasture 52% = 61% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

40,913,584 population of Argentina (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3573106 Area of land required for Argentinean population (sq km)

2.14 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3573106 / 1669380.9)

So the Argentinean population is 2.14 times too large

**Armenia**

28,400 Area of land of Armenia (sq km)

11644 Cultivatable Land of Armenia (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 24% = 41% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,967,004 population of Armenia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

259120.85 Area of land required for Armenian population (sq km)

22.25 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (259120.85 / 11644)

So the Argentinean population is 22.25 times too large

**Atoll of Johnston**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Australia**

7,686,850 Area of land of Australia (sq km)

4612110 Cultivatable Land of Australia (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 54% = 60% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

21,262,641 population of Australia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1856930.23 Area of land required for Australian population (sq km)

0.40 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1856930.23 / 612110)

So the Australian population is 0.40 under the optimum population. Australia is not overpopulated

**Austria**

83,870 Area of land of Austria (sq km)

33548 Cultivatable Land of Austria (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 23% = 40% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

8,210,281 population of Austria (CIA World Fact book 2009)

717028.47 Area of land required for Austrian population (sq km)

21.37 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (717028.47 / 33548)

So the Austrian population is 21.37 times too large

**Azerbaijan**

86,100 Area of land of Azerbaijan (sq km)

37023 Cultivatable Land of Azerbaijan (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 25% = 43% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

8,238,672 population of Azerbaijan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

719507.94 Area of land required for Azerbaijan population (sq km)

19.43 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (719507.94 / 37023)

So the Azerbaijan population is 19.43 times too large

### B

**Bahamas**

13,940 Area of land of Bahamas (sq km)

139.4 Cultivatable Land of Bahamas (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 0% = 1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

309,156 population of Bahamas (CIA World Fact book 2009)

26999.52 Area of land required for Bahamas population (sq km)

193.69 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (26999.52 / 139.4)

So the Bahamas population is 193.69 times too large

**Bahrain**

665 Area of land of Bahrain (sq km)

59.85 Cultivatable Land of Bahrain (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 6% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

727,785 population of Bahrain (CIA World Fact book 2009)

63559.65 Area of land required for Bahrain population (sq km)

1061.98 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (63559.65 / 59.85)

So the Bahrain population is 1061.98 times too large

**Bangladesh**

133,910 Area of land of Bangladesh (sq km)

80881.64 Cultivatable Land of Bangladesh (Arable 55.4% + permanent pasture 5% = 60.4% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

156,050,883 population of Bangladesh (CIA World Fact book 2009)

13628391.77 Area of land required for Bangladesh population (sq km)

168.50 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (13628391.77 / 80881.64)

So the Bangladesh population is 168.50 times too large

**Barbados**

431 Area of land of Barbados (sq km)

182.74 Cultivatable Land of Barbados (Arable 37% + permanent pasture 5% = 42.4% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

284,589 population of Barbados (CIA World Fact book 2009)

24854.01 Area of land required for Barbados population (sq km)

136.00 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (24854.01 / 182.74)

So the Barbados population is 136.00 times too large

**Bassas**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Belgium**

30,278 Area of land of Belgium (sq km)

14230.66 Cultivatable land of Belgium (Arable 27% + permanent pasture 20% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,414,336 population of Belgium (CIA World Fact book 2009)

909515.20 Area of land required for Belgium population (sq km)

63.91 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (909515.20 / 14230.66)

So the Belgium population is 63.91 times too large

**Belize**

22,800 Area of land of Belize (sq km)

1140 Cultivatable land of Belize (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 2% = 5% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

307,899 population of Belize (CIA World Fact book 2009)

26889.74 Area of land required for Belize population (sq km)

23.59 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (26889.74 / 1140)

So the Belize population is 23.59 times too large

**Benin**

110,620 Area of land of Benin (sq km)

18805.4 Cultivatable land of Benin (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 4% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

8,791,832 population of Benin (CIA World Fact book 2009)

767817.06 Area of land required for Benin population (sq km)

40.83 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (767817.06 / 18805.4)

So the Benin population is 40.83 times too large

**Bhutan**

47,000 Area of land of Bhutan (sq km)

3760 Cultivatable land of Bhutan (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 6% = 8% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

691,141 population of Bhutan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

60359.41 Area of land required for Bhutan population (sq km)

16.05 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (60359.41 / 3760)

So the Bhutan population is 16.05 times too large

**Belarus (Belorussia)**

207,600 Area of land of Belarus (sq km)

87192 Cultivatable land of Belarus (Arable 27% + permanent pasture 15% = 42% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,648,533 population of Belarus (CIA World Fact book 2009)

842635.33 Area of land required for Belarus population (sq km)

9.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (842635.33 / 87192)

So the Belarus population is 9.66 times too large

**Burma**

657,740 Area of land of Burma (sq km)

105238.4 Cultivatable land of Burma (Arable 15% + permanent pasture 1% = 16% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

48,137,741 population of Burma (CIA World Fact book 2009)

4204013.33 Area of land required for Burma population (sq km)

39.95 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (4204013.33 / 105238.4)

So the Burma population is 39.95 times too large

**Bolivia**

1,084,390 Area of land of Bolivia (sq km)

281941.4 Cultivatable land of Bolivia (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 24% = 26% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9.775.246 population of Bolivia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

853701.56 Area of land required for Bolivian population (sq km)

3.03 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (853701.56 / 281941.4)

So the Bolivian population is 3.03 times too large

**Bosnia and Herzegovina**

51,129 Area of land of Bosnia and Herzegovina (sq km)

17383.86 Cultivatable land of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Arable 14% + permanent pasture 20% = 34% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,613,414 population of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CIA World Fact book 2009)

402903.28 Area of land required for Bosnia and Herzegovina population (sq km)

23.18 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (402903.28 / 17383.86)

So the Bosnia and Herzegovina is 23.18 times too large

**Botswana**

585,370 Area of land of Botswana (sq km)

275123.9 Cultivatable land of Botswana (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 46% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,990,876 population of Botswana (CIA World Fact book 2009)

173869.17 Area of land required for Botswana population (sq km)

0.63 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (173869.17 / 275123.9)

So the Botswana population is 0.63 under the optimum population. Botswana is not overpopulated

**Bouvet Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Brazil**

8,456,510 Area of land of Brazil (sq km)

2367822.8 Cultivatable land of Brazil (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 22% = 28% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

198,739,269 population of Brazil (CIA World Fact book 2009)

17356496.58 Area of land required for Brazilian population (sq km)

7.33 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (17356496.58 / 2367822.8)

So the Brazilian population is 7.33 times too large

**British Indian Ocean Territory**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**British Virgin Islands**

153 Area of land of British Virgin Islands (sq km)

81.09 Cultivatable land of British Virgin Islands (Arable 20% + permanent pasture 33% = 53% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

24,491 population of British Virgin Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2138.87 Area of land required for British Virgin Islands population (sq km)

26.38 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2138.87 / 81.09)

So the British Virgin Islands population is 26.38 times too large

**Brunei**

5,270 Area of land of Brunei (sq km)

105.4 Cultivatable land of Brunei (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 1% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

388,190 population of Brunei (2009)

33901.80 Area of land required for Brunei population (sq km)

321.65 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (33901.80 / 105.4)

So the Brunei population is 321.65 times too large

**Bulgaria**

110,550 Area of land of Bulgaria (sq km)

48642 Cultivatable land of Bulgaria (Arable 30% + permanent pasture 14% = 44% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,204,687 population of Bulgaria (CIA World Fact book 2009)

629206.93 Area of land required for Bulgarian population (sq km)

12.94 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (629206.93 / 48642)

So the Bulgarian population is 12.94 times too large

**Burkina Faso**

273,800 Area of land of Burkina Faso (sq km)

109520 Cultivatable land of Burkina Faso (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 22% = 40% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

15,746,232 population of Burkina Faso (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1375165.68 Area of land required for Burkina Faso population (sq km)

12.56 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1375165.68 / 109520)

So the Burkina Faso population is 12.56 times too large

**Burundi**

25,650 Area of land of Burundi (sq km)

18468 Cultivatable land of Burundi (Arable 36% + permanent pasture 36% = 72% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

8,988,091 population of Burundi (CIA World Fact book 2009)

784956.95 Area of land required for Burundi population (sq km)

42.50 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (784956.95 / 18468)

So the Burundi population is 42.50 times too large

### C

**Cambodia**

176,520 Area of land of Cambodia (sq km)

42364.8 Cultivatable land of Cambodia (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 11% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

14,494,293 population of Cambodia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1265830.09 Area of land required for Cambodia population (sq km)

29.88 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1265830.09 / 42364.8)

So the Cambodia population is 29.88 times too large

**Cameroon**

469,440 Area of land of Cameroon (sq km)

79804.8 Cultivatable land of Cameroon (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 4% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

18,879,301 population of Cameroon (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1648785.99 Area of land required for Cameroon population (sq km)

20.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1648785.99 / 79804.8)

So the Cameroon population is 20.66 times too large

**Canada**

9,984,670 Area of land of Canada (sq km)

798773.60 Cultivatable land of Canada (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 3% = 8% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

33,487,208 population of Canada (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2924538.34 Area of land required for Canada population (sq km)

3.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2924538.34 / 798773.60)

So the Canada population is 3.66 times too large

**Capo Verde**

4,033 Area of land of Capo Verde (sq km)

685.61 Cultivatable land of Capo Verde (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 6% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

429,474 population of Capo Verde (CIA World Fact book 2009)

37507.25 Area of land required for Capo Verde population (sq km)

54.70 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (37507.25 / 685.61)

So the Capo Verde population is 54.70 times too large

**Central African Republic**

622,984 Area of land of Central African Republic (sq km)

49838.72 Cultivatable land of Central African Republic (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 5% = 8% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,511,488 population of Central African Republic (CIA World Fact book 2009)

394001.78 Area of land required for Central African Republic population (sq km)

7.91 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (394001.78 / 49838.72)

So the Central African Republic population is 7.91 times too large

**Chad**

1,259,200 Area of land of Chad (sq km)

491088 Cultivatable land of Chad (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 36% = 39% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,329,208 population of Chad (CIA World Fact book 2009)

902080.72 Area of land required for Chad population (sq km)

1.84 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (902080.72 / 491088)

So the Chad population is 1.84 times too large

**Chile**

748,800 Area of land of Chile (sq km)

157248 Cultivatable land of Chile (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 18% = 21% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

16,601,707 population of Chile (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1449876.88 Area of land required for Chile population (sq km)

9.22 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1449876.88 / 157248)

So the Chile population is 9.22 times too large

**China**

9,326,410 Area of land of China (sq km)

5409317.8 Cultivatable land of China (Arable 15% + permanent pasture 43% = 58% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,338,612,968 population of China (CIA World Fact book 2009)

116905086.33 Area of land required for China population (sq km)

21.61 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (116905086.33 / 5409317.8)

So the China population is 21.61 times too large

**Colombia**

1,038,700 Area of land of Colombia (sq km)

425867 Cultivatable land of Colombia (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 39% = 41% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

45,644,023 population of Colombia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3986229.46 Area of land required for Colombia population (sq km)

9.36 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3986229.46 / 425867)

So the Colombia population is 9.36 times too large

**Congo, Democratic Republic of**

2,267,600 Area of land of Dem. Rep. Congo (sq km)

226760 Cultivatable land of Dem. Rep. Congo (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 7% = 10% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

68,692,542 population of Dem. Rep. Congo (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5999125.77 Area of land required for Dem. Rep. Congo population (sq km)

26.46 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5999125.77 / 226760)

So the Dem. Rep. Congo population is 26.46 times too large

**Congo, Republic of**

341,500 Area of land of Congo (sq km)

104157.5 Cultivatable land of Congo (Arable 1.5% + permanent pasture 29% = 30.5% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,012,809 population of Congo (CIA World Fact book 2009)

350450.65 Area of land required for Congo population (sq km)

3.36 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (350450.65 / 104157.5)

So the Congo population is 3.36 times too large

**Costa Rica**

50,660 Area of land of Costa Rica (sq km)

25330 Cultivatable land of Costa Rica (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 46% = 50% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,253,877 population of Costa Rica (CIA World Fact book 2009)

371503.84 Area of land required for Costa Rica population (sq km)

14.67 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (371503.84 / 25330)

So the Costa Rica population is 14.67 times too large

**Croatia**

56,414 Area of land of Croatia (sq km)

27078.72 Cultivatable land of Croatia (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 26% = 48% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,489,409 population of Croatia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

392073.57 Area of land required for Croatia population (sq km)

14.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (392073.57 / 27078.72)

So the Croatia population is 14.48 times too large

**Cuba**

110,860 Area of land of Cuba (sq km)

54321.4 Cultivatable land of Cuba (Arable 28% + permanent pasture 21% = 49% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

11,451,652 population of Cuba (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1000107.12 Area of land required for Cuba population (sq km)

18.41 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1000107.12 / 54321.4)

So the Cuba population is 18.41 times too large

**Cyprus**

9,240 Area of land of Cyprus (sq km)

1016.4 Cultivatable land of Cyprus (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 0% = 11% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

796,740 population of Cyprus (CIA World Fact book 2009)

69581.69 Area of land required for Cyprus population (sq km)

68.46 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (69581.69 / 1016.4)

So the Cyprus population is 68.46 times too large

**Czech Republic**

77,276 Area of land of Czech Republic (sq km)

38638 Cultivatable land of Czech Republic (Arable 39% + permanent pasture 11% = 50% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,211,904 population of Czech Republic (CIA World Fact book 2009)

891836.21 Area of land required for Czech Republic population (sq km)

23.08 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (891836.21 / 38638)

So the Czech Republic population is 23.08 times too large

### D

**Denmark**

42,394 Area of land of Denmark (sq km)

25860.34 Cultivatable land of Denmark (Arable 53% + permanent pasture 8% = 61% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,500,510 population of Denmark (CIA World Fact book 2009)

480376.04 Area of land required for Denmark population (sq km)

18.58 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (480376.04 / 25860.34)

So the Denmark population is 18.28 times too large

**Djibouti**

21,980 Area of land of Djibouti (sq km)

1978.2 Cultivatable land of Djibouti (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 9% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

516,055 population of Djibouti (CIA World Fact book 2009)

45068.63 Area of land required for Djibouti population (sq km)

22.78 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (45068.63 / 1978.2)

So the Djibouti population is 22.78 times too large

**Dominica**

754 Area of land of Dominica (sq km)

75.4 Cultivatable land of Dominica (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 3% = 10% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

72,660 population of Dominica (CIA World Fact book 2009)

6345.62 Area of land required for Dominica population (sq km)

84.16 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (6345.62 / 75.4)

So the Dominica population is 84.16 times too large

**Dominican Republic**

48,380 Area of land of Dominican Republic (sq km)

31447 Cultivatable land of Dominican Republic (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 43% = 65% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,650,054 population of Dominican Republic (CIA World Fact book 2009)

842768.17 Area of land required for Dominican Republic population (sq km)

26.8 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (842768.17 / 31447)

So the Dominican Republic population is 26.8 times too large

**Dutch Antilles**

960 Area of land of Dutch Antilles (sq km)

96 Cultivatable land of Dutch Antilles (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 0% = 10% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

227,049 population of Dutch Antilles (CIA World Fact book 2009)

19828.87 Area of land required for Dutch Antilles population (sq km)

206.55 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (19828.87 / 96)

So the Dutch Antilles population is 206.55 times too large

### E

**Ecuador**

276,840 Area of land of Ecuador (sq km)

66441.6 Cultivatable land of Ecuador (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 18% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

14,573,101 population of Ecuador (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1272712.63 Area of land required for Ecuador population (sq km)

19.16 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1272712.63 / 66441.6)

So the Ecuador population is 19.16 times too large

**Egypt**

995,450 Area of land of Egypt (sq km)

19909 Cultivatable land of Egypt (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 0% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

83,082,869 population of Egypt (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7255876.2 Area of land required for Egypt population (sq km)

364.45 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7255876.2 / 19909)

So the Egypt population is 364.45 times too large

**El Salvador**

20,720 Area of land of El Salvador (sq km)

12432 Cultivatable land of El Salvador (Arable 31% + permanent pasture 29% = 60% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,185,218 population of El Salvador (CIA World Fact book 2009)

627506.64 Area of land required for El Salvador population (sq km)

50.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (627506.64 / 12432)

So the El Salvador population is 50.48 times too large

**Estonia**

43,211 Area of land of Estonia (sq km)

9938.53 Cultivatable land of Estonia (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 11% = 23% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,299,371 population of Estonia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

113477.97 Area of land required for Estonia population (sq km)

11.42 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (113477.97 / 9938.53)

So the Estonia population is 11.42 times too large

**Ethiopia**

1,119,683 Area of land of Ethiopia (sq km)

335904.9 Cultivatable land of Ethiopia (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 20% = 30% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

85,237,338 population of Ethiopia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7444032.44 Area of land required for Ethiopia population (sq km)

22.16 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7444032.44 / 335904.9)

So the Ethiopia population is 22.16 times too large

**Europa Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

### F

**Fiji Islands**

18,270 Area of land of Fiji (sq km)

3654 Cultivatable land of Fiji (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 10% = 20% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

944,720 population of Fiji (CIA World Fact book 2009)

82505.23 Area of land required for Fiji population (sq km)

22.58 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (82505.23 / 3654)

So the Fiji population is 22.58 times too large

**Finland**

304,473 Area of land of Finland (sq km)

21313.11 Cultivatable land of Finland (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 0% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,250,275 population of Finland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

458522.27 Area of land required for Finland population (sq km)

21.51 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (458522.27 / 21313.11)

So the Finland population is 21.51 times too large

**France**

545,630 Area of land of France (sq km)

278271.3 Cultivatable land of France (Arable 33% + permanent pasture 18% = 51% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

64,057,792 population of France (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5594359.15 Area of land required for France population (sq km)

20.10 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5594359.15 / 278271.3)

So the France population is 20.10 times too large

### G

**Gabon**

257,667 Area of land of Gabon (sq km)

48956.73 Cultivatable land of Gabon (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 18% = 19% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,514,993 population of Gabon (CIA World Fact book 2009)

132308.88 Area of land required for Gabon population (sq km)

2.70 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (132308.88 / 48956.73)

So the Gabon population is 2.70 times too large

**Gambia**

10,000 Area of land of Gambia (sq km)

3700 Cultivatable land of Gambia (Arable 28% + permanent pasture 9% = 37% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,782,893 population of Gambia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

155705.39 Area of land required for Gambia population (sq km)

42.08 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (155705.39 / 3700)

So the Gambia population is 42.08 times too large

**Georgia**

69,700 Area of land of Georgia (sq km)

25789 Cultivatable land of Georgia (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 25% = 37% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,615,807 population of Georgia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

403112.27 Area of land required for Georgia population (sq km)

15.63 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (403112.27 / 25789)

So the Georgia population is 15.63 times too large

**Germany**

349,223 Area of land of Germany (sq km)

164134.81 Cultivatable land of Germany (Arable 33% + permanent pasture 14% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

82,329,758 population of Germany (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7190104.76 Area of land required for Germany population (sq km)

43.81 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7190104.76 / 164134.81)

So the Germany population is 43.81 times too large

**Ghana**

230,940 Area of land of Ghana (sq km)

127017 Cultivatable land of Ghana (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 37% = 55% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

23,832,495 population of Ghana (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2081363.29 Area of land required for Ghana population (sq km)

16.39 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2081363.29 / 127017)

So the Ghana population is 16.39 times too large

**Gibraltar**

6.5 Area of land of Gibraltar (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Gibraltar (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

28,034 population of Gibraltar (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2448.29 Area of land required for Gibraltar population (sq km)

So the Gibraltar population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Great Britain**

241,590 Area of land of Great Britain (sq km)

166697.1 Cultivatable land of Great Britain (Arable 23% + permanent pasture 46% = 69% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

61,113,205 population of Great Britain (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5337199.53 Area of land required for Great Britain population (sq km)

32.02 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5337199.53 / 166697.1)

So the Great Britain population is 32.02 times too large

**Greece**

130,800 Area of land of Greece (sq km)

73248 Cultivatable land of Greece (Arable 20% + permanent pasture 36% = 56% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,737,428 population of Greece (CIA World Fact book 2009)

937731.8 Area of land required for Greece population (sq km)

12.80 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (937731.8 / 73248)

So the Greece population is 12.80 times too large

**Grenada**

344 Area of land of Grenada (sq km)

30.96 Cultivatable land of Grenada (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 3% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

90,739 population of Grenada (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7924.51 Area of land required for Grenada population (sq km)

255.96 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7924.51 / 30.96)

So the Grenada population is 255.96 times too large

**Greenland**

2,166,086 Area of land of Greenland (sq km)

21660.86 Cultivatable land of Greenland (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 1% = 1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

57,600 population of Greenland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5030.38 Area of land required for Greenland population (sq km)

0.23 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5030.38 / 21660.86)

So the Greenland population is 0.23 under the optimum population. Greenland is not overpopulated

**Guatemala**

108,430 Area of land of Guatemala (sq km)

40119.1 Cultivatable land of Guatemala (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 24% = 37% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

13,276,517 population of Guatemala (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1159478.06 Area of land required for Guatemala population (sq km)

28.9 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1159478.06 / 40119.1)

So the Guatemala population is 28.9 times too large

**Guinea**

245,857 Area of land of Guinea (sq km)

118011.36 Cultivatable land of Guinea (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 44% = 48% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,057,975 population of Guinea (CIA World Fact book 2009)

878393.13 Area of land required for Guinea population (sq km)

7.44 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (878393.13 / 118011.36)

So the Guinea population is 7.44 times too large

**(Equatorial) Guinea**

28,051 Area of land of Equatorial Guinea (sq km)

2524.59 Cultivatable land of Equatorial Guinea (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 4% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

633,441 population of Equatorial Guinea (CIA World Fact book 2009)

55320.30 Area of land required for Equatorial Guinea population (sq km)

21.91 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (55320.30 / 2524.59)

So the Equatorial Guinea population is 21.91 times too large

**Guinea-Bissau**

28,000 Area of land of Guinea-Bissau (sq km)

12880 Cultivatable land of Guinea-Bissau (Arable 38% + permanent pasture 8% = 46% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,533,964 population of Guinea-Bissau (CIA World Fact book 2009)

133965.69 Area of land required for Guinea-Bissau population (sq km)

10.40 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (133965.69 / 12880)

So the Guinea-Bissau population is 10.40 times too large

**Guyana**

196,850 Area of land of Guyana (sq km)

15748 Cultivatable land of Guyana (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 6% = 8% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

772,298 population of Guyana (CIA World Fact book 2009)

67447.10 Area of land required for Guyana population (sq km)

4.28 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (67447.10 / 15748)

So the Guyana population is 4.28 times too large

### H

**Heard Island and McDonald Islands**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Haiti**

27,560 Area of land of Haiti (sq km)

12677.6 Cultivatable land of Haiti (Arable 28% + permanent pasture 18% = 46% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,035,536 population of Haiti (CIA World Fact book 2009)

789100.47 Area of land required for Haiti population (sq km)

62.24 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (789100.47 / 12677.6)

So the Haiti population is 62.24 times too large

**Honduras**

111,890 Area of land of Honduras (sq km)

26853.6 Cultivatable land of Honduras (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 14% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,792,854 population of Honduras (CIA World Fact book 2009)

680573.32 Area of land required for Honduras population (sq km)

25.34 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (680573.32 / 26853.6)

So the Honduras population is 25.34 times too large

**Hong Kong**

1,042 Area of land of Hong Kong (sq km)

62.52 Cultivatable land of Hong Kong (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 1% = 6% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,055,071 population of Hong Kong (CIA World Fact book 2009)

616140.52 Area of land required for Hong Kong population (sq km)

9855.09 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (616140.52 / 62.52)

So the Hong Kong population is 9855.09 times too large

**Howland Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Hungary**

92,340 Area of land of Hungary (sq km)

57620.16 Cultivatable land of Hungary (Arable 50% + permanent pasture 12.4% = 62.4% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,905,596 population of Hungary (CIA World Fact book 2009)

865085.46 Area of land required for Hungary population (sq km)

15.01 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (865085.46 / 57620.16)

So the Hungary population is 15.01 times too large

### I

**India**

2,973,190 Area of land of India (sq km)

1575790.7 Cultivatable land of India (Arable 49% + permanent pasture 4% = 53% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,166,079,217 population of India (CIA World Fact book 2009)

101837196.26 Area of land required for India population (sq km)

64.63 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (101837196.26 / 1575790.7)

So the India population is 64.63 times too large

**Indonesia**

1,826,440 Area of land of Indonesia (sq km)

310494.8 Cultivatable land of Indonesia (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 6% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

240,271,522 population of Indonesia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

20983632.83 Area of land required for Indonesia population (sq km)

67.58 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (20983632.83 / 310494.8)

So the Indonesia population is 67.58 times too large

**Iran**

1,636,000 Area of land of Iran (sq km)

458080 Cultivatable land of Iran (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 18% = 28% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

66,429,284 population of Iran (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5801468.66 Area of land required for Iran population (sq km)

12.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5801468.66 / 458080)

So the Iran population is 12.66 times too large

**Iraq**

432,162 Area of land of Iraq (sq km)

95075.64 Cultivatable land of Iraq (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 9% = 22% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

28,945,657 population of Iraq (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2527911.06 Area of land required for Iraq population (sq km)

26.59 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2527911.06 / 95075.64)

So the Iraq population is 26.59 times too large

**Ireland**

68,890 Area of land of Ireland (sq km)

42022.9 Cultivatable land of Ireland (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 44% = 61% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,203,200 population of Ireland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

367078.07 Area of land required for Ireland population (sq km)

8.74 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (367078.07 / 42022.9)

So the Ireland population is 8.74 times too large

**Iceland**

100,250 Area of land of Iceland (sq km)

23057.5 Cultivatable land of Iceland (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 23% = 23% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

306,694 population of Iceland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

26784.51 Area of land required for Iceland population (sq km)

1.16 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (26784.51 / 23057.5)

So the Iceland population is 1.16 times too large

**Israel**

20,330 Area of land of Israel (sq km)

4269.3 Cultivatable land of Israel (Arable 15% + permanent pasture 6% = 21% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,233,701 population of Israel (CIA World Fact book 2009)

631740.81 Area of land required for Israel population (sq km)

147.97 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (631740.81 / 4269.3)

So the Israel population is 147.97 times too large

**Ivory Coast**

318,000 Area of land of Ivory Coast (sq km)

162180 Cultivatable land of Ivory Coast (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 41% = 51% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

20,617,068 population of Ivory Coast (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1800550.4 Area of land required for Ivory Coast population (sq km)

11.10 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1800550.4 / 162180)

So the Ivory Coast population is 11.10 times too large

**Italy**

294,020 Area of land of Italy (sq km)

120548.2 Cultivatable land of Italy (Arable 26% + permanent pasture 15% = 41% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

58,126,212 population of Italy (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5076336.47 Area of land required for Italy population (sq km)

42.11 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5076336.47 / 120548.2)

So the Italy population is 42.11 times too large

### J

**Jamaica**

10,830 Area of land of Jamaica (sq km)

4332 Cultivatable land of Jamaica (Arable 16% + permanent pasture 24% = 40% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,825,928 population of Jamaica (CIA World Fact book 2009)

246796.77 Area of land required for Jamaica population (sq km)

56.97 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (246796.77 / 4332)

So the Jamaica population is 56.97 times too large

**Jan Mayen Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Jarvis Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Japan**

374,744 Area of land of Japan (sq km)

44969.28 Cultivatable land of Japan (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 1% = 12% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

127,078,679 population of Japan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

11098162.27 Area of land required for Japan population (sq km)

246.79 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (11098162.27 / 44969.28)

So the Japan population is 246.79 times too large

**(Island of) Jersey**

116.0 Area of land of Jersey (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Jersey (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

91,626 population of Jersey (CIA World Fact book 2009)

8001.97 Area of land required for Jersey population (sq km)

So the Jersey population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Jordan**

91,971 Area of land of Jordan (sq km)

10116.81 Cultivatable land of Jordan (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 8% = 11% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,342,948 population of Jordan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

553948.68 Area of land required for Jordan population (sq km)

54.76 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (553948.68 / 10116.81)

So the Jordan population is 54.76 times too large

### K

**Kazakhstan**

2,669,800 Area of land of Kazakhstan (sq km)

2055746 Cultivatable land of Kazakhstan (Arable 8% + permanent pasture 69% = 77% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

15,399,437 population of Kazakhstan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1344879.03 Area of land required for Kazakhstan population (sq km)

0.65 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1344879.03 / 2055746)

So the Kazakhstan population is 0.65 under the optimum population. Kazakhstan is not overpopulated

**Kenya**

569,250 Area of land of Kenya (sq km)

256162.5 Cultivatable land of Kenya (Arable 8% + permanent pasture 37% = 45% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

39,002,772 population of Kenya (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3406229.09 Area of land required for Kenya population (sq km)

13.3 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3406229.09 / 256162.5)

So the Kenya population is 13.3 times too large

**Kingman Reef**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Kiribati**

811 Area of land of Kiribati (sq km)

24.33 Cultivatable land of Kiribati (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 0% = 3% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

112,850 population of Kiribati (CIA World Fact book 2009)

9855.53 Area of land required for Kiribati population (sq km)

405.08 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (9855.53 / 24.33)

So the Kiribati population is 405.08 times too large

**(North) Korea**

120,410 Area of land of North Korea (sq km)

26490.2 Cultivatable land of North Korea (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 0% = 22% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

22,665,345 population of North Korea (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1979432.57 Area of land required for North Korea population (sq km)

74.72 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1979432.57 / 26490.2)

So the North Korea population is 74.72 times too large

**(South) Korea**

98,190 Area of land of South Korea (sq km)

17674.2 Cultivatable land of South Korea (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 1% = 18% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

48,508,972 population of South Korea (CIA World Fact book 2009)

4236434.05 Area of land required for South Korea population (sq km)

239.7 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (4236434.05 / 17674.2)

So the South Korea population is 239.7 times too large

**Kuwait**

17,820 Area of land of Kuwait (sq km)

1425.6 Cultivatable land of Kuwait (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 8% = 8% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,691,158 population of Kuwait (CIA World Fact book 2009)

235026.90 Area of land required for Kuwait population (sq km)

164.93 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (235026.90 / 1425.6)

So the Kuwait population is 164.93 times too large

**Kyrgyzstan**

191,300 Area of land of Kyrgyzstan (sq km)

97563 Cultivatable land of Kyrgyzstan (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 44% = 51% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,431,747 population of Kyrgyzstan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

474370.76 Area of land required for Kyrgyzstan population (sq km)

4.86 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (474370.76 / 97563)

So the Kyrgyzstan population is 4.86 times too large

### L

**Laos**

230,800 Area of land of Laos (sq km)

16156 Cultivatable land of Laos (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 3% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,834,942 population of Laos (CIA World Fact book 2009)

596915.99 Area of land required for Laos population (sq km)

36.95 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (596915.99 / 16156)

So the Laos population is 36.95 times too large

**Latvia**

63,589 Area of land of Latvia (sq km)

26071.49 Cultivatable land of Latvia (Arable 28% + permanent pasture 13% = 41% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,231,503 population of Latvia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

194883.85 Area of land required for Latvia population (sq km)

7.47 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (194883.85 / 26071.49)

So the Latvia population is 7.47 times too large

**Lebanon**

10,230 Area of land of Lebanon (sq km)

1739.1 Cultivatable land of Lebanon (Arable 16% + permanent pasture 1% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,017,095 population of Lebanon (CIA World Fact book 2009)

350824.96 Area of land required for Lebanon population (sq km)

201.72 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (350824.96 / 1739.1)

So the Lebanon population is 201.72 times too large

**Lesotho**

30,355 Area of land of Lesotho (sq km)

23373.35 Cultivatable land of Lesotho (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 66% = 77% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,130,819 population of Lesotho (CIA World Fact book 2009)

186090.86 Area of land required for Lesotho population (sq km)

7.96 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (186090.86 / 23373.35)

So the Lesotho population is 7.96 times too large

**Liberia**

96,320 Area of land of Liberia (sq km)

59718.4 Cultivatable land of Liberia (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 59% = 62% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,441,790 population of Liberia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

300581.86 Area of land required for Liberia population (sq km)

5.03 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (300581.86 / 59718.4)

So the Liberia population is 5.03 times too large

**Libya**

1,759,540 Area of land of Libya (sq km)

158358.6 Cultivatable land of Libya (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 8% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,310,434 population of Libya (CIA World Fact book 2009)

551109.13 Area of land required for Libya population (sq km)

3.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (551109.13 / 158358.6)

So the Libya population is 3.48 times too large

**Liechtenstein**

160 Area of land of Liechtenstein (sq km)

65.6 Cultivatable land of Liechtenstein (Arable 25% + permanent pasture 16% = 41% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

34,761 population of Liechtenstein (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3035.78 Area of land required for Liechtenstein population (sq km)

46.28 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3035.78 / 65.6)

So the Liechtenstein population is 46.28 times too large

**Lithuania**

65,300 Area of land of Lithuania (sq km)

33956 Cultivatable land of Lithuania (Arable 45% + permanent pasture 7% = 52% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,555,179 population of Lithuania (CIA World Fact book 2009)

310484.45 Area of land required for Lithuania population (sq km)

9.14 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (310484.45 / 33956)

So the Lithuania population is 9.14 times too large

**Luxembourg**

2,586 Area of land of Luxembourg (sq km)

1215.42 Cultivatable land of Luxembourg (Arable 27% + permanent pasture 20% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

491,775 population of Luxembourg (CIA World Fact book 2009)

42948.19 Area of land required for Luxembourg population (sq km)

35.34 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (42948.19 / 1215.42)

So the Luxembourg population is 35.34 times too large

### M

**Macau**

28 Area of land of Macau (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Macau (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

559,846 population of Macau (CIA World Fact book 2009)

48893.03 Area of land required for Macau population (sq km)

So the Macau population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Macedonia**

24,856 Area of land of Macedonia (sq km)

11682.32 Cultivatable land of Macedonia (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 25% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,066,718 population of Macedonia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

180492.68 Area of land required for Macedonia population (sq km)

15.45 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (180492.68 / 11682.32)

So the Macedonia population is 15.45 times too large

**Madagascar**

581,540 Area of land of Madagascar (sq km)

401262.6 Cultivatable land of Madagascar (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 64% = 69% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

20,653,556 population of Madagascar (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1803737.00 Area of land required for Madagascar population (sq km)

4.5 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1803737.00 / 401262.6)

So the Madagascar population is 4.5 times too large

**Malawi**

94,080 Area of land of Malawi (sq km)

56448 Cultivatable land of Malawi (Arable 21% + permanent pasture 39% = 60% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

14,268,711 population of Malawi (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1246129.34 Area of land required for Malawi population (sq km)

22.08 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1246129.34 / 56448)

So the Malawi population is 22.08 times too large

**Maldives**

300 Area of land of Maldives (sq km)

48 Cultivatable land of Maldives (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 3% = 16% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

396,334 population of Maldives (CIA World Fact book 2009)

34613.04 Area of land required for Maldives population (sq km)

721.1 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (34613.04 / 48)

So the Maldives population is 721.1 times too large

**Malaysia**

328,550 Area of land of Malaysia (sq km)

16427.5 Cultivatable land of Malaysia (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 0% = 5% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

25,715,819 population of Malaysia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2245839.62 Area of land required for Malaysia population (sq km)

136.71 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2245839.62 / 16427.5)

So the Malaysia population is 136.71 times too large

**Mali**

1,220,000 Area of land of Mali (sq km)

353800 Cultivatable land of Mali (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 25% = 29% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

12,666,987 population of Mali (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1106245.98 Area of land required for Mali population (sq km)

3.13 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1106245.98 / 353800)

So the Mali population is 3.13 times too large

**Malta**

316 Area of land of Malta (sq km)

97.96 Cultivatable land of Malta (Arable 31% + permanent pasture 0% = 31% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

405,165 population of Malta (CIA World Fact book 2009)

35384.27 Area of land required for Malta population (sq km)

361.21 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (35384.27 / 97.96)

So the Malta population is 361.21 times too large

**(Northern) Mariana Islands**

477 Area of land of Mariana Islands (sq km)

190.8 Cultivatable land of Mariana Islands (Arable 21% + permanent pasture 19% = 40% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

88,662 population of Mariana Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7743.12 Area of land required for Mariana Islands population (sq km)

40.58 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7743.12 / 190.8)

So the Mariana Islands population is 40.58 times too large

**Marshall Islands**

181 Area of land of Marshall Islands (sq km)

19.91 Cultivatable land of Marshall Islands (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 0% = 11% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

64,522 population of Marshall Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5634.9 Area of land required for Marshall Islands population (sq km)

283.01 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5634.9 / 19.91)

So the Marshall Islands population is 283.01 times too large

**Midway Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Morocco**

446,300 Area of land of Morocco (sq km)

249928 Cultivatable land of Morocco (Arable 19% + permanent pasture 47% = 56% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

34,859,364 population of Morocco (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3044372.84 Area of land required for Morocco population (sq km)

12.18 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3044372.84 / 249928)

So the Morocco population is 12.18 times too large

**Mauritania**

1,030,400 Area of land of Mauritania (sq km)

391552 Cultivatable land of Mauritania (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 38% = 38% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,129,486 population of Mauritania (CIA World Fact book 2009)

273307.40 Area of land required for Mauritania population (sq km)

0.7 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (273307.40 / 391552)

So the Mauritania population is 0.7 under the optimum population. Mauritania is not overpopulated

**Mauritius**

2,030 Area of land of Mauritius (sq km)

1055.6 Cultivatable land of Mauritius (Arable 49% + permanent pasture 3% = 52% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,284,264 population of Mauritius (CIA World Fact book 2009)

112158.63 Area of land required for Mauritius population (sq km)

106.25 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (112158.63 / 1055.6)

So the Mauritius population is 106.25 times too large

**Mexico**

1,923,040 Area of land of Mexico (sq km)

1019211.2 Cultivatable land of Mexico (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 41% = 53% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

111,211,789 population of Mexico (CIA World Fact book 2009)

9712459.17 Area of land required for Mexico population (sq km)

9.53 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (9712459.17 / 1019211.2)

So the Mexico population is 9.53 times too large

**Micronesia**

702 Area of land of Micronesia (sq km)

42.12 Cultivatable land of Micronesia (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 0% = 6% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

107,434 population of Micronesia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

9382.53 Area of land required for Micronesia population (sq km)

222.76 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (9382.53 / 42.12)

So the Micronesia population is 222.76 times too large

**Moldova**

33,371 Area of land of Moldova (sq km)

22358.57 Cultivatable land of Moldova (Arable 54% + permanent pasture 13% = 67% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,320,748 population of Moldova (CIA World Fact book 2009)

377343.89 Area of land required for Moldova population (sq km)

16.88 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (377343.89 / 22358.57)

So the Moldova population is 16.88 times too large

**Monaco**

1.95 Area of land of Monaco (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Monaco (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

32,965 population of Monaco (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2878.93 Area of land required for Monaco population (sq km)

So the Monaco population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Mongolia**

1,554,731 Area of land of Mongolia (sq km)

1259332.11 Cultivatable land of Mongolia (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 80% = 81% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,041,142 population of Mongolia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

265592.05 Area of land required for Mongolia population (sq km)

0.21 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (265592.05 / 1259332.11)

So the Mongolia population is 0.21 under the optimum population. Mongolia is not overpopulated

**Montenegro**

13,812 Area of land of Montenegro (sq km)

1933.68 Cultivatable land of Montenegro (Arable 14% + permanent pasture 0% = 14% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

672,180 population of Montenegro (CIA World Fact book 2009)

58703.5 Area of land required for Montenegro population (sq km)

30.36 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (58703.5 / 1933.68)

So the Montenegro population is 30.36 times too large

**Montserrat**

102 Area of land of Montserrat (sq km)

30.6 Cultivatable land of Montserrat (Arable 20% + permanent pasture 10% = 30% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,097 population of Montserrat (CIA World Fact book 2009)

445.14 Area of land required for Montserrat population (sq km)

14.55 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (445.14 / 30.6)

So the Montserrat population is 14.55 times too large

**Mozambique**

784,090 Area of land of Mozambique (sq km)

478294.9 Cultivatable land of Mozambique (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 56% = 61% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

21,669,278 population of Mozambique (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1892443.06 Area of land required for Mozambique population (sq km)

3.96 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1892443.06 / 478294.9)

So the Mozambique population is 3.96 times too large

### N

**Namibia**

825,418 Area of land of Namibia (sq km)

387946.46 Cultivatable land of Namibia (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 46% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,108,665 population of Namibia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

184156.04 Area of land required for Namibia population (sq km)

0.47 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (184156.04 / 387946.46)

So the Namibia population is 0.47 under the optimum population. Namibia is not overpopulated

**Nauru**

21 Area of land of Nauru (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Nauru (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

14,019 population of Nauru (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1224.32 Area of land required for Nauru population (sq km)

So the Nauru population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Navassa Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Nepal**

143,181 Area of land of Nepal (sq km)

45817.92 Cultivatable land of Nepal (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 15% = 32% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

28,563,377 population of Nepal (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2494525.40 Area of land required for Nepal population (sq km)

54.44 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2494525.40 / 45817.92)

So the Nepal population is 54.44 times too large

**Netherlands (Holland)**

33,883 Area of land of Netherlands (sq km)

17280.33 Cultivatable land of Netherlands (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 29% = 51% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

16,715,999 population of Netherlands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1459858.34 Area of land required for Netherlands population (sq km)

84.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1459858.34 / 17280.33)

So the Netherlands population is 84.48 times too large

**New Caledonia**

18,575 Area of land of New Caledonia (sq km)

2229 Cultivatable land of New Caledonia (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 12% = 12% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

227,436 population of New Caledonia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

19862.67 Area of land required for New Caledonia population (sq km)

8.91 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (19862.67 / 2229)

So the New Caledonia population is 8.91 times too large

**New Zealand**

268,021 Area of land of New Zealand (sq km)

18761.47 Cultivatable land of New Zealand (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 1% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,213,418 population of New Zealand (CIA World Fact book 2009)

367970.43 Area of land required for New Zealand population (sq km)

19.61 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (367970.43 / 18761.47)

So the New Zealand population is 19.61 times too large

**Nicaragua**

120,254 Area of land of Nicaragua (sq km)

73354.94 Cultivatable land of Nicaragua (Arable 15% + permanent pasture 46% = 61% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,891,199 population of Nicaragua (CIA World Fact book 2009)

514496.08 Area of land required for Nicaragua population (sq km)

7.01 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (514496.08 / 73354.94)

So the Nicaragua population is 7.01 times too large

**Niger**

1,266,700 Area of land of Niger (sq km)

228006 Cultivatable land of Niger (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 7% = 18% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

15,306,252 population of Niger (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1336740.91 Area of land required for Niger population (sq km)

5.86 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1336740.91 / 228006)

So the Niger population is 5.86 times too large

**Nigeria**

910,768 Area of land of Nigeria (sq km)

692183.68 Cultivatable land of Nigeria (Arable 33% + permanent pasture 43% = 76% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

149,229,090 population of Nigeria (CIA World Fact book 2009)

13032624.12 Area of land required for Nigeria population (sq km)

18.83 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (13032624.12 / 692183.68)

So the Nigeria population is 18.83 times too large

**Niue**

260 Area of land of Niue (sq km)

41.6 Cultivatable land of Niue (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 4% = 16% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,398 population of Niue (CIA World Fact book 2009)

122.09 Area of land required for Niue population (sq km)

2.93 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2.93 / 41.6)

So the Niue population is 2.93 times too large

**Norfolk Island**

35 Area of land of Norfolk Island (sq km)

8.75 Cultivatable land of Norfolk Island (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 25% = 25% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,141 population of Norfolk Island (CIA World Fact book 2009)

186.98 Area of land required for Norfolk Island population (sq km)

21.37 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (186.98 / 8.75)

So the Norfolk Island population is 21.37 times too large

**Norway**

307,442 Area of land of Norway (sq km)

9223.26 Cultivatable land of Norway (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 0% = 3% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,660,539 population of Norway (CIA World Fact book 2009)

407018.85 Area of land required for Norway population (sq km)

44.13 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (407018.85 / 9223.26)

So the Norway population is 44.13 times too large

### O

**Oman**

212,460 Area of land of Oman (sq km)

10623 Cultivatable land of Oman (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 5% = 5% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,418,085 population of Oman (CIA World Fact book 2009)

298511.62 Area of land required for Oman population (sq km)

28.10 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (298511.62 / 10623)

So the Oman population is 28.10 times too large

### P

**Palau**

458 Area of land of Palau (sq km)

41.22 Cultivatable land of Palau (Arable 9% + permanent pasture 0% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

20,796 population of Palau (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1816.18 Area of land required for Palau population (sq km)

44.06 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1816.18 / 41.22)

So the Palau population is 44.06 times too large

**Pakistan**

778,720 Area of land of Pakistan (sq km)

233616 Cultivatable land of Pakistan (Arable 24% + permanent pasture 6% = 30% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

176,242,949 population of Pakistan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

15391825.47 Area of land required for Pakistan population (sq km)

65.89 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (15391825.47 / 233616)

So the Pakistan population is 65.89 times too large

**Panama**

75,990 Area of land of Panama (sq km)

20517.3 Cultivatable land of Panama (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 20% = 27% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,360,474 population of Panama (CIA World Fact book 2009)

293480.28 Area of land required for Panama population (sq km)

14.3 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (293480.28 / 20517.3)

So the Panama population is 14.3 times too large

**Papua New Guinea**

452,860 Area of land of Papua New Guinea (sq km)

452.86 Cultivatable land of Papua New Guinea (Arable 0.1% + permanent pasture 0% = 0.1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,057,263 population of Papua New Guinea (CIA World Fact book 2009)

528998.95 Area of land required for Papua New Guinea population (sq km)

1168.13 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (528998.95 / 452.86)

So the Papua New Guinea population is 1168.13 times too large

**Paraguay**

397,300 Area of land of Paraguay (sq km)

246326 Cultivatable land of Paraguay (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 55% = 62% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,995,655 population of Paraguay (CIA World Fact book 2009)

610951.54 Area of land required for Paraguay population (sq km)

2.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (610951.54 / 246326)

So the Paraguay population is 2.48 times too large

**Peru**

1,280,000 Area of land of Peru (sq km)

204800 Cultivatable land of Peru (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 13% = 16% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

29,546,963 population of Peru (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2580424.92 Area of land required for Peru population (sq km)

12.6 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2580424.92 / 204800)

So the Peru population is 12.6 times too large

**Philippines**

298,170 Area of land of Philippines (sq km)

71560.8 Cultivatable land of Philippines (Arable 19% + permanent pasture 5% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

97,976,603 population of Philippines (CIA World Fact book 2009)

8556590.67 Area of land required for Philippines population (sq km)

119.57 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (8556590.67 / 71560.8)

So the Philippines population is 119.57 times too large

**Poland**

304,459 Area of land of Poland (sq km)

155274.09 Cultivatable land of Poland (Arable 40% + permanent pasture 11% = 51% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

38,482,919 population of Poland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3360828.77 Area of land required for Poland population (sq km)

21.64 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3360828.77 / 155274.09)

So the Poland population is 21.64 times too large

**Portugal**

91,951 Area of land of Portugal (sq km)

33102.36 Cultivatable land of Portugal (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 19% = 36% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,707,924 population of Portugal (CIA World Fact book 2009)

935155.13 Area of land required for Portugal population (sq km)

28.25 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (935155.13 / 33102.36)

So the Portugal population is 28.25 times too large

**Puerto Rico**

8,870 Area of land of Puerto Rico (sq km)

2661 Cultivatable land of Puerto Rico (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 26% = 30% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,971,020 population of Puerto Rico (CIA World Fact book 2009)

346801.09 Area of land required for Puerto Rico population (sq km)

130.33 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (346801.09 / 2661)

So the Puerto Rico population is 130.33 times too large

### Q

**Qatar**

11,437 Area of land of Qatar (sq km)

800.59 Cultivatable land of Qatar (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 5% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

833,285 population of Qatar (CIA World Fact book 2009)

72773.28 Area of land required for Qatar population (sq km)

90.9 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (72773.28 / 800.59)

So the Qatar population is 90.9 times too large

### R

**Reunion**

2,502 Area of land of Reunion (sq km)

550.44 Cultivatable land of Reunion (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 5% = 22% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

802 000 population of Reunion (Wikipedia 2008)

70041.07 Area of land required for Reunion population (sq km)

127.25 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (70041.07 / 550.44)

So the Reunion population is 127.25 times too large

**Romania**

230,340 Area of land of Romania (sq km)

135900.6 Cultivatable land of Romania (Arable 39% + permanent pasture 20% = 59% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

22,215,421 population of Romania (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1940139.36 Area of land required for Romania population (sq km)

14.28 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1940139.36 / 135900.6)

So the Romania population is 14.28 times too large

**Russia**

16,995,800 Area of land of Russia (sq km)

2209454 Cultivatable land of Russia (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 6% = 13% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

140,041,247 population of Russia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

12230222.22 Area of land required for Russia population (sq km)

5.54 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (12230222.22 / 2209454)

So the Russia population is 5.54 times too large

**Rwanda**

24,948 Area of land of Rwanda (sq km)

15966.72 Cultivatable land of Rwanda (Arable 46% + permanent pasture 18% = 64% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,473,282 population of Rwanda (CIA World Fact book 2009)

914663.14 Area of land required for Rwanda population (sq km)

57.29 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (914663.14 / 15966.72)

So the Rwanda population is 57.29 times too large

### S

**S. Vincent and the Grenadines**

389 Area of land of S. Vincent and the Grenadines (sq km)

89.47 Cultivatable land of S. Vincent and the Grenadines (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 5% = 23% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

104,574 population of S. Vincent and the Grenadines (CIA World Fact book 2009)

9132.76 Area of land required for S. Vincent and the Grenadines population (sq km)

102.08 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (9132.76 / 89.47)

So the S. Vincent and the Grenadines population is 102.08 times too large

**Sahara Occidental (Western Sahara)**

266,000 Area of land of Sahara Occidental (sq km)

50540 Cultivatable land of Sahara Occidental (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 19% = 19% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

405,210 population of Sahara Occidental (CIA World Fact book 2009)

35388.20 Area of land required for Sahara Occidental population (sq km)

0.70 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (35388.20 / 50540)

So the Sahara Occidental population is 0.70 under the optimum population. Sahara Occidental is not overpopulated

**Saint Helena**

413 Area of land of Saint Helena (sq km)

78.47 Cultivatable land of Saint Helena (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 6% = 19% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,637 population of Saint Helena (CIA World Fact book 2009)

666.96 Area of land required for Saint Helena population (sq km)

8.5 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (666.96 / 78.47)

So the Saint Helena population is 8.5 times too large

**Saint Kitts and Nevis**

261 Area of land of Saint Kitts and Nevis (sq km)

57.42 Cultivatable land of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Arable 19% + permanent pasture 3% = 22% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

40,131 population of Saint Kitts and Nevis (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3504.76 Area of land required for Saint Kitts and Nevis population (sq km)

61.04 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3504.76 / 57.42)

So the Saint Kitts and Nevis population is 61.04 times too large

**Saint Lucia**

606 Area of land of Saint Lucia (sq km)

66.66 Cultivatable land of Saint Lucia (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 5% = 11% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

160,267 population of Saint Lucia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

13996.6 Area of land required for Saint Lucia population (sq km)

209.97 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (13996.6 / 66.66)

So the Saint Lucia population is 209.97 times too large

**Saint Pierre and Miquelon**

242 Area of land of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (sq km)

31.46 Cultivatable land of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Arable 13% + permanent pasture 0% = 13% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,051 population of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (CIA World Fact book 2009)

615.78 Area of land required for Saint Pierre and Miquelon population (sq km)

19.57 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (615.78 / 31.46)

So the Saint Pierre and Miquelon population is 19.57 times too large

**Samoa**

2,934 Area of land of Samoa (sq km)

616.14 Cultivatable land of Samoa (Arable 21% + permanent pasture 0% = 21% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

219,998 population of Samoa (CIA World Fact book 2009)

19213.09 Area of land required for Samoa population (sq km)

31.18 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (19213.09 / 616.14)

So the Samoa population is 31.18 times too large

**San Marino**

61 Area of land of San Marino (sq km)

10.37 Cultivatable land of San Marino (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 0% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

30,324 population of San Marino (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2648.29 Area of land required for San Marino population (sq km)

255.38 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2648.29 / 10.37)

So the San Marino population is 255.38 times too large

**Sao Tome and Principe**

1,001 Area of land of Sao Tome and Principe (sq km)

90.09 Cultivatable land of Sao Tome and Principe (Arable 8% + permanent pasture 1% = 9% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

212,679 population of Sao Tome and Principe (CIA World Fact book 2009)

18573.9 Area of land required for Sao Tome and Principe population (sq km)

206.17 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (18573.9 / 90.09)

So the Sao Tome and Principe population is 206.17 times too large

**Saudi Arabia**

2,149,690 Area of land of Saudi Arabia (sq km)

1246820.2 Cultivatable land of Saudi Arabia (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 56% = 58% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

28,686,633 population of Saudi Arabia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2505289.72 Area of land required for Saudi Arabia population (sq km)

2.00 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2505289.72 / 1246820.2)

So the Saudi Arabia population is 2.00 times too large

**Senegal**

192,000 Area of land of Senegal (sq km)

53760 Cultivatable land of Senegal (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 16% = 28% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

13,711,597 population of Senegal (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1197474.90 Area of land required for Senegal population (sq km)

22.27 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1197474.90 / 53760)

So the Senegal population is 22.27 times too large

**Serbia**

77,474 Area of land of Serbia (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Serbia (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,379,339 population of Serbia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

644459.81 Area of land required for Serbia population (sq km)

So the Serbia population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Seychelles**

455 Area of land of Seychelles (sq km)

9.1 Cultivatable land of Seychelles (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 0% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

87,476 population of Seychelles (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7639.54 Area of land required for Seychelles population (sq km)

839.50 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7639.54 / 9.1)

So the Seychelles population is 839.50 times too large

**Sierra Leone**

71,620 Area of land of Sierra Leone (sq km)

27931.8 Cultivatable land of Sierra Leone (Arable 8% + permanent pasture 31% = 39% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,440,053 population of Sierra Leone (CIA World Fact book 2009)

562429.15 Area of land required for Sierra Leone population (sq km)

20.14 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (562429.15 / 27931.8)

So the Sierra Leone population is 20.14 times too large

**Singapore**

682.7 Area of land of Singapore (sq km) 6.83 Cultivatable land of Singapore (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 0% = 1% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,657,542 population of Singapore (CIA World Fact book 2009)

406757.12 Area of land required for Singapore population (sq km)

59554.48 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (406757.12 / 6.83)

So the Singapore population is 59554.48 times too large

**Slovakia**

48,800 Area of land of Slovakia (sq km)

19520 Cultivatable land of Slovakia (Arable 29% + permanent pasture 11% = 40% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

5,463,046 population of Slovakia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

477104.2 Area of land required for Slovakia population (sq km)

24.44 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (477104.2 / 19520)

So the Slovakia population is 24.44 times too large

**Slovenia**

20,151 Area of land of Slovenia (sq km)

4836.24 Cultivatable land of Slovenia (Arable 9% + permanent pasture 15% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,005,692 population of Slovenia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

175163.1 Area of land required for Slovenia population (sq km)

36.22 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (175163.1 / 4836.24)

So the Slovenia population is 36.22 times too large

**Somalia**

627,337 Area of land of Somalia (sq km)

445409.27 Cultivatable land of Somalia (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 69% = 71% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,832,017 population of Somalia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

858659.54 Area of land required for Somalia population (sq km)

1.93 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (858659.54 / 445409.27)

So the Somalia population is 1.93 times too large

**South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Spain**

499,542 Area of land of Spain (sq km)

239780.16 Cultivatable land of Spain (Arable 27% + permanent pasture 21% = 48% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

40,525,002 population of Spain (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3539170 Area of land required for Spain population (sq km)

14.76 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3539170/ 239780.16)

So the Spain population is 14.76 times too large

**Sri Lanka**

64,740 Area of land of Sri Lanka (sq km)

13595.4 Cultivatable land of Sri Lanka (Arable 14% + permanent pasture 7% = 21% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

21,324,791 population of Sri Lanka (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1862357.97 Area of land required for Sri Lanka population (sq km)

136.98 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1862357.97 / 13595.4)

So the Sri Lanka population is 136.98 times too large

**Solomon Islands**

27,540 Area of land of Solomon Islands (sq km)

550.8 Cultivatable land of Solomon Islands (Arable 1% + permanent pasture 1% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

595,613 population of Solomon Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

52016.67 Area of land required for Solomon Islands population (sq km)

94.44 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (52016.67 / 550.8)

So the Solomon Islands population is 94.44 times too large

**South Africa**

1,219,912 Area of land of South Africa (sq km)

988128.72 Cultivatable land of South Africa (Arable 12% + permanent pasture 69% = 81% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

49,052,489 population of South Africa (CIA World Fact book 2009)

4283901.02 Area of land required for South Africa population (sq km)

4.34 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (4283901.02 / 988128.72)

So the South Africa population is 4.34 times too large

**Spratly Islands**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Sudan**

2,376,000 Area of land of Sudan (sq km)

1330560 Cultivatable land of Sudan (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 49% = 56% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

41,087,825 population of Sudan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3588323.02 Area of land required for Sudan population (sq km)

2.7 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3588323.02 / 1330560)

So the Sudan population is 2.7 times too large

**Suriname**

161,470 Area of land of Suriname (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Suriname (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

481,267 population of Suriname (CIA World Fact book 2009)

42030.49 Area of land required for Suriname population (sq km)

So the Suriname population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Svalbard**

61,020 Area of land of Svalbard (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Svalbard (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,116 population of Svalbard (CIA World Fact book 2009)

184.8 Area of land required for Svalbard population (sq km)

So the Svalbard population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Sweden**

410,934 Area of land of Sweden (sq km)

28765.38 Cultivatable land of Sweden (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 1% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

9,059,651 population of Sweden (CIA World Fact book 2009)

791206.50 Area of land required for Sweden population (sq km)

27.50 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (791206.50 / 28765.38)

So the Sweden population is 27.50 times too large

**Switzerland**

39,770 Area of land of Switzerland (sq km)

14714.9 Cultivatable land of Switzerland (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 27% = 37% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,604,467 population of Switzerland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

664120.92 Area of land required for Switzerland population (sq km)

45.13 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (664120.92 / 14714.9)

So the Switzerland population is 45.13 times too large

**Swaziland**

17,203 Area of land of Swaziland (sq km)

12386.16 Cultivatable land of Swaziland (Arable 10% + permanent pasture 62% = 72% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,123,913 population of Swaziland (CIA World Fact book 2009)

98154.69 Area of land required for Swaziland population (sq km)

7.92 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (98154.69 / 12386.16)

So the Swaziland population is 7.92 times too large

**Syria**

184,050 Area of land of Syria (sq km)

128835 Cultivatable land of Syria (Arable 25% + permanent pasture 45% = 70% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

20,178,485 population of Syria (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1762247.63 Area of land required for Syria population (sq km)

13.68 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1762247.63 / 128835)

So the Syria population is 13.68 times too large

### T

**Taiwan**

32,260 Area of land of Taiwan (sq km)

7742.4 Cultivatable land of Taiwan (Arable 24% + permanent pasture 0% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

22,974,347 population of Taiwan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2006418.65 Area of land required for Taiwan population (sq km)

259.15 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2006418.65 / 7742.4)

So the Taiwan population is 259.15 times too large

**Tajikistan**

142,700 Area of land of Tajikistan (sq km)

45664 Cultivatable land of Tajikistan (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 25% = 32% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

7,349,145 population of Tajikistan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

641822.88 Area of land required for Tajikistan population (sq km)

14.06 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (641822.88 / 45664)

So the Tajikistan population is 14.06 times too large

**Tanzania**

886,037 Area of land of Tanzania (sq km)

274671.47 Cultivatable land of Tanzania (Arable 4% + permanent pasture 27% = 31% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

41,048,532 population of Tanzania (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3584891.46 Area of land required for Tanzania population (sq km)

13.05 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3584891.46 / 274671.47)

So the Tanzania population is 13.05 times too large

**Thailand**

511,770 Area of land of Thailand (sq km)

143295.6 Cultivatable land of Thailand (Arable 26% + permanent pasture 2% = 28% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

65,905,410 population of Thailand (CIA World Fact book 2009)

5755717.17 Area of land required for Thailand population (sq km)

40.17 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (5755717.17 / 143295.6)

So the Thailand population is 40.17 times too large

**Togo**

54,385 Area of land of Togo (sq km)

26104.8 Cultivatable land of Togo (Arable 44% + permanent pasture 4% = 48% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

6,019,877 population of Togo (CIA World Fact book 2009)

525733.92 Area of land required for Togo population (sq km)

20.14 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (525733.92 / 26104.8)

So the Togo population is 20.14 times too large

**Tokelau**

10.0 Area of land of Tokelau (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Tokelau (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,416 population of Tokelau (CIA World Fact book 2009)

123.66 Area of land required for Tokelau population (sq km)

So the Tokelau population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

**Tonga**

718 Area of land of Tonga (sq km)

186.68 Cultivatable land of Tonga (Arable 20% + permanent pasture 6% = 26% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

120,898 population of Tonga (CIA World Fact book 2009)

10558.39 Area of land required for Tonga population (sq km)

56.56 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (10558.39 / 186.68)

So the Tonga population is 56.56 times too large

**Trinidad and Tobago**

5,128 Area of land of Trinidad and Tobago (sq km)

871.76 Cultivatable land of Trinidad and Tobago (Arable 15% + permanent pasture 2% = 17% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

1,229,953 population of Trinidad and Tobago (CIA World Fact book 2009)

107415.49 Area of land required for Trinidad and Tobago population (sq km)

123.22 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (107415.49 / 871.76)

So the Trinidad and Tobago population is 123.22 times too large

**Tunisia**

155,360 Area of land of Tunisia (sq km)

74572.8 Cultivatable land of Tunisia (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 31% = 48% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

10,486,339 population of Tunisia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

915803.44 Area of land required for Tunisia population (sq km)

12.28 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (915803.44 / 74572.8)

So the Tunisia population is 12.28 times too large

**Turkey**

770,760 Area of land of Turkey (sq km)

377672.4 Cultivatable land of Turkey (Arable 30% + permanent pasture 19% = 49% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

76,805,524 population of Turkey (CIA World Fact book 2009)

6707656.83 Area of land required for Tunisia population (sq km)

17.76 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (6707656.83 / 377672.4)

So the Turkey population is 17.76 times too large

**Turkmenistan**

488,100 Area of land of Turkmenistan (sq km)

331908 Cultivatable land of Turkmenistan (Arable 5% + permanent pasture 63% = 68% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,884,887 population of Turkmenistan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

426611.84 Area of land required for Turkmenistan population (sq km)

1.29 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (426611.84 / 331908)

So the Turkmenistan population is 1.29 times too large

**Turks and Caicos Islands**

430 Area of land of Turks and Caicos Islands (sq km)

8.6 Cultivatable land of Turks and Caicos Islands (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 0% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

22,942 population of Turks and Caicos Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2003.59 Area of land required for Turks and Caicos Islands population (sq km)

232.98 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2003.59 / 8.6)

So the Turks and Caicos Islands population is 232.98 times too large

**Tuvalu**

26 Area of land of Tuvalu (sq km)

0 Cultivatable land of Tuvalu (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 0% = 0% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

12,373 population of Tuvalu (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1080.57 Area of land required for Tuvalu population (sq km)

So the Tuvalu population is unable to grow any food for its population due to no Cultivatable land

### U

**Ukraine**

603,700 Area of land of Ukraine (sq km)

410516 Cultivatable land of Ukraine (Arable 54% + permanent pasture 14% = 68% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

45,700,395 population of Ukraine (CIA World Fact book 2009)

3991152.6 Area of land required for Ukraine population (sq km)

9.72 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (3991152.6 / 410516)

So the Ukraine population is 9.72 times too large

**Uganda**

199,710 Area of land of Uganda (sq km)

61910.1 Cultivatable land of Uganda (Arable 22% + permanent pasture 9% = 31% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

32,369,558 population of Uganda (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2826930.61 Area of land required for Uganda population (sq km)

45.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2826930.61 / 61910.1)

So the Uganda population is 45.66 times too large

**United Arab Emirates**

83,600 Area of land of United Arab Emirates (sq km)

1672 Cultivatable land of United Arab Emirates (Arable 0% + permanent pasture 2% = 2% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

4,798,491 population of United Arab Emirates (CIA World Fact book 2009)

419066.61 Area of land required for United Arab Emirates population (sq km)

250.64 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (419066.61 / 1672)

So the United Arab Emirates population is 250.64 times too large

**United States of America (USA)**

9,161,923 Area of land of USA (sq km)

4031246.12 Cultivatable land of USA (Arable 18% + permanent pasture 26% = 44% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

307,212,123 population of USA (CIA World Fact book 2009)

26829756.34 Area of land required for USA population (sq km)

6.66 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (26829756.34 / 4031246.12)

So the USA population is 6.66 times too large

**Union of the Comoros**

2,170 Area of land of Comoros (sq km)

933.1 Cultivatable land of Comoros (Arable 36% + permanent pasture 7% = 43% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

752,438 population of Comoros (CIA World Fact book 2009)

65712.67 Area of land required for Comoros population (sq km)

70.42 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (65712.67 / 933.1)

So the Comoros population is 70.42 times too large

**Uruguay**

173,620 Area of land of Uruguay (sq km)

145840.8 Cultivatable land of Uruguay (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 77% = 84% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

3,494,382 population of Uruguay (CIA World Fact book 2009)

305174.86 Area of land required for Uruguay population (sq km)

2.09 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (305174.86 / 145840.8)

So the Uruguay population is 2.09 times too large

**Uzbekistan**

425,400 Area of land of Uzbekistan (sq km)

242478 Cultivatable land of Uzbekistan (Arable 11% + permanent pasture 46% = 57% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

27,606,007 population of Uzbekistan (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2410915.41 Area of land required for Uzbekistan population (sq km)

9.94 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2410915.41 / 242478)

So the Uzbekistan population is 9.94 times too large

### V

**Vanuatu**

12,200 Area of land of Vanuatu (sq km)

488 Cultivatable land of Vanuatu (Arable 2% + permanent pasture 2% = 4% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

218,519 population of Vanuatu (CIA World Fact book 2009)

19083.92 Area of land required for Vanuatu population (sq km)

39.10 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (19083.92 / 488)

So the Vanuatu population is 39.10 times too large

**Vatican City**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Virgin Islands**

346 Area of land of Virgin Islands (sq km)

110.72 Cultivatable land of Virgin Islands (Arable 6% + permanent pasture 26% = 32% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

109,825 population of Virgin Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

9591.35 Area of land required for Virgin Islands population (sq km)

86.63 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (9591.35 / 110.72)

So the Virgin Islands population is 86.63 times too large

**Venezuela**

882,050 Area of land of Venezuela (sq km)

211692 Cultivatable land of Venezuela (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 21% = 24% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

26,814,843 population of Venezuela (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2341820.68 Area of land required for Venezuela population (sq km)

11.06 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2341820.68 / 211692)

So the Venezuela population is 11.06 times too large

**Vietnam**

325,360 Area of land of Vietnam (sq km)

71579.2 Cultivatable land of Vietnam (Arable 20% + permanent pasture 2% = 22% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

86,967,524 population of Vietnam (CIA World Fact book 2009)

7595134.77 Area of land required for Vietnam population (sq km)

106.10 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (7595134.77 / 71579.2)

So the Vietnam population is 106.10 times too large

### W

**Wake Island**

Omitted as no known population figures.

**Wallis and Futuna Islands**

274 Area of land of Wallis and Futuna Islands (sq km)

19.18 Cultivatable land of Wallis and Futuna Islands (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 0% = 7% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

15,289 population of Wallis and Futuna Islands (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1335.23 Area of land required for Wallis and Futuna Islands population (sq km)

69.62 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1335.23 / 19.18)

So the Wallis and Futuna Islands population is 69.62 times too large

**West Bank**

5,640 Area of land of West Bank (sq km)

2763.6 Cultivatable land of West Bank (Arable 17% + permanent pasture 32% = 49% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

2,461,267 population of West Bank (CIA World Fact book 2009)

214949.83 Area of land required for West Bank population (sq km)

77.78 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (214949.83 / 2763.6)

So the West Bank population is 77.78 times too large

### Y

**Yemen**

527,970 Area of land of Yemen (sq km)

174230.1 Cultivatable land of Yemen (Arable 3% + permanent pasture 30% = 33% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

23,822,783 population of Yemen (CIA World Fact book 2009)

2080515.1 Area of land required for Yemen population (sq km)

11.94 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (2080515.1 / 174230.1)

So the Yemen population is 11.94 times too large

### Z

**Zambia**

740,724 Area of land of Zambia (sq km)

348140.28 Cultivatable land of Zambia (Arable 7% + permanent pasture 40% = 47% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

11,862,740 population of Zambia (CIA World Fact book 2009)

1036008.67 Area of land required for Zambia population (sq km)

2.98 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (1036008.67 / 348140.28)

So the Zambia population is 2.98 times too large

**Zimbabwe**

386,670 Area of land of Zimbabwe (sq km)

81200.7 Cultivatable land of Zimbabwe (Arable 8% + permanent pasture 13% = 21% of above figure in sq km)

87333 sq m required per person (83333+4000 sq m)

0.087333 sq km required per person

11,392,629 population of Zimbabwe (CIA World Fact book 2009)

994952.47 Area of land required for Zimbabwe population (sq km)

12.25 Number of times larger the current population is compared to the optimum population (994952.47 / 81200.7)

So the Zimbabwe population is 12.25 times too large