All-Time Medal List with Population Data (2016 UDATE)

Here is a table of medals won by participating countries at the Summer Olympic Games (including 2012 data) with their latest known population data (from 2014). This is the complete table in ALPHABETICAL order.

Who is the best performing country when you consider the population size? The smallest country to win a medal is Bermuda (population 61,954), the smallest to win a gold is Grenada (population 103,328). The country with the largest population which is yet to win a medal is Bangladesh, with a population of 160 million people. See the top ranked countries per capita, which compares in order of most number of medals per population. See also a similar table with GDP data.

Table: Alphabetical List of All Countries All-Time Medal List with Population

Team  Appearances Golds Total Medals Population
Afghanistan 14 0 2 27,657,145
Albania 8 0 0 2,886,026
Algeria 13 5 17 40,400,000
American Samoa 8 0 0 57,100
Andorra 11 0 0 78,014
Angola 9 0 0 24,383,301
Antigua and Barbuda 10 0 0 86,295
Argentina 24 21 74 43,590,400
Armenia 6 2 16 2,995,100
Aruba 8 0 0 110,108
Australasia 26 147 497 24,174,500
Austria 27 18 87 8,741,753
Azerbaijan 6 7 44 9,755,500
Bahamas 16 6 14 378,040
Bahrain 9 1 3 1,404,900
Bangladesh 9 0 0 161,002,000
Barbados 12 0 1 285,000
Belarus 6 13 85 9,498,700
Belgium 26 41 148 11,323,925
Belize 12 0 0 375,909
Benin 11 0 0 10,653,654
Bermuda 18 0 1 61,954
Bhutan 9 0 0 777,530
Bohemia 3 0 4
Bolivia 14 0 0 10,985,059
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 0 0 3,531,159
Botswana 10 0 1 2,230,905
Brazil 22 30 128 206,586,000
British Virgin Islands 9 0 0 28,514
British West Indies 1 0 2
Brunei 5 0 0 411,900
Bulgaria 20 51 214 7,153,784
Burkina Faso 9 0 0 19,034,397
Burundi 6 1 2 10,114,505
Cambodia 9 0 0 15,626,444
Cameroon 14 3 5 22,709,892
Canada 26 63 301 36,510,900
Cape Verde 6 0 0 531,239
Cayman Islands 10 0 0 60,413
Central African Republic 10 0 0 4,998,000
Chad 12 0 0 14,497,000
Chile 23 2 13 18,191,900
China 10 227 543 1,378,490,000
Chinese Taipei 14 4 22 23,514,750
Colombia 19 5 27 48,815,700
Comoros 6 0 0 806,153
Congo 12 0 0 4,741,000
Cook Islands 8 0 0 18,100
Costa Rica 15 1 4 4,890,379
Croatia 7 11 33 4,190,669
Cuba 20 77 220 11,239,004
Cyprus 10 0 1 847,000
Czech Republic 6 15 54 10,558,524
Czechoslovakia 16 49 143
Denmark 27 45 194 5,724,456
Djibouti 8 0 1 900,000
Dominica 6 0 0 71,293
Dominican Republic 14 3 7 10,075,045
DR Congo 10 0 0 82,310,000
East Germany 5 153 409
Ecuador 14 1 2 16,599,117
Egypt 22 7 29 91,499,000
El Salvador 11 0 0 6,520,675
Equatorial Guinea 9 0 0 1,222,442
Eritrea 5 0 1 5,352,000
Estonia 12 9 34 1,315,944
Ethiopia 13 22 53 92,206,005
Federated States of Micronesia 5 0 0 102,800
Fiji 14 1 1 867,000
Finland 25 101 303 5,493,577
France 28 212 713 64,615,000
Gabon 10 0 1 1,802,278
Georgia 6 8 32 3,720,400
Germany 24 275 937 82,175,700
Ghana 14 0 4 27,670,174
Great Britain 28 263 847 65,110,000
Greece 28 33 117 10,858,018
Grenada 9 1 2 103,328
Guam 8 0 0 184,200
Guatemala 14 0 1 16,176,133
Guinea 11 0 0 12,947,000
Guinea-Bissau 6 0 0 1,547,777
Guyana 17 0 1 746,900
Haiti 15 0 2 11,078,033
Honduras 11 0 0 8,721,014
Hong Kong 16 1 3 7,346,700
Hungary 26 175 491 9,823,000
Iceland 20 0 4 336,060
Independent Olympic Participants 1 0 3
India 24 9 28 1,330,390,000
Individual Olympic Athletes 2 1 2
Indonesia 15 7 30 260,581,000
Iran 16 18 68 79,500,000
Iraq 14 0 1 37,883,543
Ireland 21 9 32 4,757,976
Israel 16 1 9 8,575,640
Italy 27 206 577 60,665,551
Ivory Coast 13 1 3 22,671,331
Jamaica 17 23 78 2,723,246
Japan 22 142 439 127,000,000
Jordan 10 1 1 9,655,010
Kazakhstan 6 19 69 17,753,200
Kenya 14 31 100 47,251,000
Kiribati 4 0 0 113,400
Kosovo 1 1 1 1,836,978
Kuwait 12 0 2 4,183,658
Kyrgyzstan 6 0 3 6,047,800
Laos 9 0 0 6,492,400
Latvia 11 3 19 1,958,800
Lebanon 17 0 4 5,988,000
Lesotho 11 0 0 1,916,000
Liberia 12 0 0 4,076,530
Libya 10 0 0 6,385,000
Liechtenstein 17 0 0 37,623
Lithuania 9 6 25 2,866,935
Luxembourg 23 1 2 576,200
Macedonia 6 0 1 2,071,278
Madagascar 12 0 0 22,434,363
Malawi 10 0 0 16,832,910
Malaya 2 0 0
Malaysia 13 0 11 31,739,500
Maldives 8 0 0 344,023
Mali 13 0 0 18,341,000
Malta 16 0 0 429,344
Marshall Islands 3 0 0 54,880
Mauritania 9 0 0 3,718,678
Mauritius 9 0 1 1,262,879
Mexico 23 13 67 128,632,000
Mixed team 3 8 17
Moldova 6 0 8 3,553,100
Monaco 20 0 0 38,400
Mongolia 13 2 26 3,102,375
Montenegro 3 0 1 621,810
Morocco 14 6 23 34,067,700
Mozambique 10 1 2 26,423,700
Myanmar 17 0 0 54,363,426
Namibia 7 0 4 2,324,388
Nauru 6 0 0 10,084
Nepal 13 0 0 28,431,500
Netherlands 26 85 285 17,045,400
Netherlands Antilles 13 0 1
New Zealand 23 46 117 4,710,740
Nicaragua 12 0 0 6,262,703
Niger 12 0 2 20,715,000
Nigeria 16 3 24 186,988,000
North Borneo 1 0 0
North Korea 10 16 54 24,213,510
North Yemen 2 0 0
Norway 25 56 152 5,236,826
Oman 9 0 0 4,473,678
Pakistan 17 3 10 194,123,000
Palau 5 0 0 17,950
Palestine 6 0 0 4,816,503
Panama 17 1 3 3,814,672
Papua New Guinea 10 0 0 8,083,700
Paraguay 12 0 1 6,854,536
Peru 18 1 4 31,488,700
Philippines 21 0 10 102,941,000
Poland 21 67 282 38,437,239
Portugal 24 4 24 10,341,330
Puerto Rico 18 1 9 3,474,182
Qatar 9 0 5 2,326,465
Refugee Olympic Team 1 0 0
Republic of China 3 0 0
Romania 20 89 306 19,760,000
Russia 6 149 446 146,640,000
Russian Empire 3 1 8
Rwanda 9 0 0 11,553,188
Saar 1 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 6 0 0 46,204
Saint Lucia 6 0 0 186,000
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8 0 0 109,991
Samoa 9 0 0 194,899
San Marino 14 0 0 33,005
São Tomé and Príncipe 6 0 0 187,356
Saudi Arabia 11 0 3 31,015,999
Senegal 14 0 1 14,799,859
Serbia 4 3 15 7,076,372
Serbia and Montenegro 3 2 9
Seychelles 9 0 0 93,144
Sierra Leone 11 0 0 7,075,641
Singapore 16 1 5 5,535,000
Slovakia 6 9 28 5,426,252
Slovenia 7 5 23 2,063,371
Solomon Islands 9 0 0 642,000
Somalia 9 0 0 11,079,000
South Africa 19 25 86 55,653,654
South Korea 17 90 264 50,617,045
South Sudan 1 0 0 12,131,000
South Yemen 1 0 0
Soviet Union 10 440 1122
Spain 23 44 148 46,438,422
Sri Lanka 17 0 2 20,966,000
Sudan 12 0 1 41,176,000
Suriname 12 1 2 541,638
Swaziland 10 0 0 1,132,657
Sweden 27 147 494 9,906,331
Switzerland 28 50 193 8,341,600
Syria 13 1 3 18,564,000
Tajikistan 6 1 4 8,551,000
Tanzania 13 0 2 55,155,000
Thailand 16 9 31 65,729,098
The Gambia 9 0 0 1,882,450
Timor-Leste 4 0 0 1,167,242
Togo 10 0 1 7,143,000
Tonga 9 0 1 103,252
Trinidad and Tobago 17 2 19 1,349,667
Tunisia 14 4 13 11,154,400
Turkey 22 39 93 78,742,000
Turkmenistan 6 0 0 4,751,120
Tuvalu 3 0 0 10,640
Uganda 15 2 7 36,861,000
Ukraine 6 35 124 42,658,149
United Arab Emirates 9 1 2 9,856,000
United States 27 1,022 2,520 324,366,000
Uruguay 21 2 10 3,480,222
Uzbekistan 6 9 33 31,575,300
Vanuatu 8 0 0 277,500
Venezuela 18 2 15 31,028,700
Vietnam 15 1 4 92,700,000
Virgin Islands 12 0 1 106,000
Yemen 7 0 0 27,478,000
Yugoslavia 16 26 83
Zambia 13 0 2 15,933,883
Zimbabwe 13 3 8 14,240,168

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