Asian Countries by population (2018)

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# Country (or dependency) Population
(2018)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Land Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 China 1,415,045,928 0.39 % 5,528,531 151 9,388,211 -339,690 1.6 37 58 % 18.54 %
2 India 1,354,051,854 1.11 % 14,871,727 455 2,973,190 -515,643 2.4 27 32 % 17.74 %
3 Indonesia 266,794,980 1.06 % 2,803,601 147 1,811,570 -167,000 2.5 28 54 % 3.50 %
4 Pakistan 200,813,818 1.93 % 3,797,863 260 770,880 -236,384 3.7 22 38 % 2.63 %
5 Bangladesh 166,368,149 1.03 % 1,698,398 1,278 130,170 -505,297 2.2 26 35 % 2.18 %
6 Japan 127,185,332 -0.23 % -299,118 349 364,555 71,627 1.4 46 94 % 1.67 %
7 Philippines 106,512,074 1.52 % 1,593,984 357 298,170 -130,000 3.1 24 44 % 1.40 %
8 Viet Nam 96,491,146 0.99 % 950,346 311 310,070 -40,000 2.0 30 34 % 1.26 %
9 Iran 82,011,735 1.05 % 848,947 50 1,628,550 -80,000 1.7 30 74 % 1.07 %
10 Turkey 81,916,871 1.45 % 1,171,851 106 769,630 325,434 2.1 30 71 % 1.07 %
11 Thailand 69,183,173 0.21 % 145,660 135 510,890 33,463 1.5 38 52 % 0.91 %
12 Myanmar 53,855,735 0.91 % 485,126 82 653,290 -94,856 2.3 28 36 % 0.71 %
13 South Korea 51,164,435 0.36 % 182,223 526 97,230 33,927 1.2 41 81 % 0.67 %
14 Iraq 39,339,753 2.78 % 1,065,135 91 434,320 92,733 4.6 19 67 % 0.52 %
15 Afghanistan 36,373,176 2.37 % 843,095 56 652,860 89,601 5.3 17 25 % 0.48 %
16 Saudi Arabia 33,554,343 1.87 % 616,130 16 2,149,690 318,000 2.7 30 77 % 0.44 %
17 Uzbekistan 32,364,996 1.42 % 454,355 76 425,400 -13,294 2.4 26 34 % 0.42 %
18 Malaysia 32,042,458 1.32 % 418,194 98 328,550 156,330 2.1 28 75 % 0.42 %
19 Nepal 29,624,035 1.09 % 319,037 207 143,350 -74,474 2.3 23 19 % 0.39 %
20 Yemen 28,915,284 2.35 % 664,864 55 527,970 -15,002 4.4 19 33 % 0.38 %
21 North Korea 25,610,672 0.47 % 119,707 213 120,410 -5,403 2.0 34 61 % 0.34 %
22 Taiwan 23,694,089 0.29 % 67,633 669 35,410 34,000 1.1 40 77 % 0.31 %
23 Sri Lanka 20,950,041 0.35 % 73,124 334 62,710 -96,954 2.1 32 19 % 0.27 %
24 Syria 18,284,407 0.08 % 14,539 100 183,630 -831,579 3.1 20 75 % 0.24 %
25 Kazakhstan 18,403,860 1.10 % 199,361 7 2,699,700 31,961 2.7 29 49 % 0.24 %
26 Cambodia 16,245,729 1.50 % 240,356 92 176,520 -30,000 2.7 24 21 % 0.21 %
27 Azerbaijan 9,923,914 0.98 % 96,325 120 82,658 0 2.1 30 54 % 0.13 %
28 Jordan 9,903,802 2.08 % 201,449 112 88,780 195,057 3.6 22 67 % 0.13 %
29 United Arab Emirates 9,541,615 1.50 % 141,470 114 83,600 96,000 1.8 33 90 % 0.13 %
30 Tajikistan 9,107,211 2.08 % 185,868 65 139,960 -20,000 3.5 22 27 % 0.12 %
31 Israel 8,452,841 1.58 % 131,271 391 21,640 3,899 3.0 30 89 % 0.11 %
32 Hong Kong 7,428,887 0.87 % 64,004 7,075 1,050 14,978 1.2 43 N.A. 0.10 %
33 Laos 6,961,210 1.50 % 103,050 30 230,800 -35,498 2.9 23 42 % 0.09 %
34 Lebanon 6,093,509 0.18 % 11,152 596 10,230 250,000 1.7 29 73 % 0.08 %
35 Kyrgyzstan 6,132,932 1.45 % 87,815 32 191,800 -27,580 3.1 25 35 % 0.08 %
36 Turkmenistan 5,851,466 1.62 % 93,391 12 469,930 -10,000 3.0 26 48 % 0.08 %
37 Singapore 5,791,901 1.45 % 83,057 8,274 700 67,586 1.2 40 N.A. 0.08 %
38 State of Palestine 5,052,776 2.68 % 132,052 839 6,020 -8,750 4.3 19 72 % 0.07 %
39 Oman 4,829,946 4.18 % 193,684 16 309,500 163,500 2.9 29 72 % 0.06 %
40 Kuwait 4,197,128 1.46 % 60,600 236 17,820 134,000 2.1 33 88 % 0.05 %
41 Georgia 3,907,131 -0.13 % -4,930 56 69,490 -61,054 2.0 38 59 % 0.05 %
42 Mongolia 3,121,772 1.50 % 46,125 2 1,553,560 -3,000 2.8 27 71 % 0.04 %
43 Armenia 2,934,152 0.13 % 3,702 103 28,470 -6,107 1.7 34 64 % 0.04 %
44 Qatar 2,694,849 2.11 % 55,638 232 11,610 120,400 2.0 31 91 % 0.04 %
45 Bahrain 1,566,993 4.99 % 74,409 2,062 760 8,400 2.1 31 80 % 0.02 %
46 Timor-Leste 1,324,094 2.14 % 27,783 89 14,870 -10,001 5.9 17 31 % 0.02 %
47 Cyprus 1,189,085 0.81 % 9,534 129 9,240 4,502 1.4 35 67 % 0.02 %
48 Bhutan 817,054 1.17 % 9,444 21 38,117 2,000 2.2 26 39 % 0.01 %
49 Macao 632,418 1.58 % 9,851 21,081 30 8,470 1.2 38 95 % 0.01 %
50 Maldives 444,259 1.82 % 7,929 1,481 300 4,383 2.2 28 40 % 0.01 %
51 Brunei 434,076 1.25 % 5,379 82 5,270 406 1.9 30 79 % 0.01 %

Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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