Population Comparison: China, EU, USA, and Japan

Below we compare the population and GDP figures of the top 4 economies (or economic regions) in the world according to 2014 nominal GDP figures: China, the European Union, the United States of America, and Japan.

EntityPopulation
(2017)
Area
(Km²)
Density
(P/Km²)
World Population
Share
GDP
(billion $ 2014)
China 1,388,232,693 9,386,293 148 18.5 % $ 10,356,508
E.U. 506,279,458 4,239,681 309 6.7 % $ 18,527,116
U.S.A. 326,474,013 9,144,930 36 4.3 % $ 17,348,075
Japan 126,045,211 364,503 346 1.7 % $ 4,602,367

Notes

  • G.D.P. figures show nominal GDP in billions of US dollars according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  • Population figures show the medium-fertility variant estimates according to the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision.

 

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