All-Time Medal List with Population Data (2021 UDATE)

Here is a table of medals won by participating countries at the Summer Olympic Games (including Tokyo 2021 data) with their latest known population data (from 2019). 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 San Marino (population 33,860), the smallest to win a gold is Bemuda (population 62,506). The country with the largest population which is yet to win a medal is Bangladesh, with a population of 163 million people. See the top ranked countries per capita, which puts in order of most number of medals per population. See also a similar table with GDP data.

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

TeamĀ  Appearances Total Golds Total Medals Population
Afghanistan 15 0 2 38,041,754
Algeria 14 5 17 43,053,054
Argentina 25 21 77 44,780,677
Armenia 7 2 18 2,957,731
Australia 29 167 557 25,203,198
Austria 28 19 94 8,955,102
Azerbaijan 7 7 49 10,047,718
Bahamas 17 8 14 389,482
Bahrain 10 2 3 1,641,172
Barbados 13 0 1 287,025
Belarus 7 13 85 9,452,411
Belgium 27 43 155 11,539,328
Bermuda 19 1 2 62,506
Bohemia 3 0 4
Botswana 11 0 2 2,303,697
Brazil 23 37 150 211,049,527
British West Indies 1 0 2
Bulgaria 21 54 224 7,000,119
Burkina Faso 10 0 1 20,321,378
Burundi 7 1 2 10,864,245
Cameroon 15 3 6 25,876,380
Canada 27 71 326 37,411,047
Chile 24 2 13 18,952,038
China 11 262 634 1,433,783,686
Chinese Taipei 15 7 36 23,773,876
Colombia 20 5 33 50,339,443
Costa Rica 16 1 4 5,047,561
Croatia 8 14 41 4,130,304
Cuba 21 85 241 11,333,483
Cyprus 11 0 1 1,179,551
Czech Republic 7 19 67 10,689,209
Czechoslovakia 16 49 143
Denmark 28 48 205 5,771,876
Djibouti 9 0 1 973,560
Dominican Republic 15 3 12 10,738,958
East Germany 5 153 409
Ecuador 15 3 5 17,373,662
Egypt 23 8 38 100,388,073
Eritrea 6 0 1 3,497,117
Estonia 13 10 36 1,325,648
Ethiopia 14 23 58 112,078,730
Fiji 15 2 3 889,953
Finland 26 101 305 5,532,156
France 29 226 764 65,129,728
Gabon 11 0 1 2,172,579
Georgia 7 10 40 3,996,765
Germany 25 285 974 83,517,045
Ghana 15 0 5 28,833,629
Great Britain 29 285 916 67,530,172
Greece 29 35 121 10,473,455
Grenada 10 1 3 112,003
Guatemala 15 0 1 17,581,472
Guyana 18 0 1 782,766
Haiti 16 0 2 11,263,770
Hong Kong 17 2 9 7,436,154
Hungary 27 181 511 9,684,679
Iceland 21 0 4 339,031
Independent Olympic Athletes/Participants 4 1 5
India 25 10 35 1,366,417,754
Indonesia 16 8 37 270,625,568
Iran 17 24 76 82,913,906
Iraq 15 0 1 39,309,783
Ireland 22 11 35 4,882,495
Israel 17 3 13 8,519,377
Italy 28 217 618 60,550,075
Ivory Coast 14 1 4 25,716,544
Jamaica 18 26 87 2,948,279
Japan 23 169 497 126,860,301
Jordan 11 1 3 10,101,694
Kazakhstan 7 15 72 18,551,427
Kenya 15 35 113 52,573,973
Kosovo 2 3 3 1,873,000
Kuwait 13 0 3 4,207,083
Kyrgyzstan 7 0 7 6,415,850
Latvia 12 4 21 1,906,743
Lebanon 18 0 4 6,855,713
Lithuania 10 6 26 2,759,627
Luxembourg 24 1 2 615,729
Malaysia 14 0 13 31,949,777
Mauritius 10 0 1 1,198,575
Mexico 24 13 73 127,575,529
Mixed team 3 8 16
Moldova 7 0 6 4,043,263
Mongolia 14 2 30 3,225,167
Montenegro 4 0 1 627,987
Morocco 15 7 24 36,471,769
Mozambique 11 1 2 30,366,036
Namibia 8 0 5 2,494,530
Netherlands 27 95 321 17,097,130
Netherlands Antilles 13 0 1
New Zealand 24 53 139 4,783,063
Niger 13 0 2 23,310,715
Nigeria 17 3 27 200,963,599
North Korea 10 16 54 25,666,161
North Macedonia 7 0 2 2,083,459
Norway 26 60 160 5,378,857
Pakistan 18 3 10 216,565,318
Panama 18 1 3 4,246,439
Paraguay 13 0 1 7,044,636
Peru 19 1 4 32,510,453
Philippines 22 1 14 108,116,615
Poland 22 72 298 37,887,768
Portugal 25 5 28 10,226,187
Puerto Rico 19 2 10 2,933,408
Qatar 10 2 8 2,832,067
Romania 22 90 308 19,364,557
Russia 10 170 505 145,872,256
Samoa 10 0 1 197,097
San Marino 16 0 3 33,860
Saudi Arabia 12 0 4 34,268,528
Senegal 15 0 1 16,296,364
Serbia 5 6 24 8,772,235
Serbia and Montenegro 1 0 2
Singapore 17 1 5 5,804,337
Slovakia 7 10 32 5,457,013
Slovenia 8 8 28 2,078,654
South Africa 20 27 89 58,558,270
South Korea 18 96 287 51,225,308
Soviet Union 10 440 1122
Spain 24 48 167 46,736,776
Sri Lanka 18 0 2 21,323,733
Sudan 13 0 1 42,813,238
Suriname 13 1 2 581,372
Sweden 28 148 503 10,036,379
Switzerland 29 53 205 8,591,365
Syria 14 1 4 17,070,135
Tajikistan 7 1 4 9,321,018
Tanzania 14 0 2 58,005,463
Thailand 17 10 35 69,037,513
Togo 11 0 1 8,082,366
Tonga 10 0 1 110,940
Trinidad and Tobago 18 3 19 1,394,973
Tunisia 15 5 15 11,694,719
Turkey 23 41 104 83,429,615
Turkmenistan 7 0 1 5,942,089
Uganda 16 4 11 44,269,594
Ukraine 7 35 139 43,993,638
United Arab Emirates 10 1 2 9,770,529
United States 28 1061 2636 329,064,917
Uruguay 22 2 10 3,461,734
Uzbekistan 7 10 36 32,981,716
Venezuela 19 3 19 28,515,829
Vietnam 16 1 5 96,462,106
Virgin Islands (US) 13 0 1 104,578
Yugoslavia 18 28 90
Zambia 14 0 2 17,861,030
Zimbabwe 14 3 8 14,645,468

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