Asian Countries by population (2017)

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#Country (or dependency)Population
(2017)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Land Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 China 1,388,232,693 0.43 % 5,909,361 148 9,386,293 -360,000 1.55 37 57.6 % 18.5 %
2 India 1,342,512,706 1.18 % 15,711,130 452 2,973,450 -519,644 2.48 27 32 % 17.9 %
3 Indonesia 263,510,146 1.12 % 2,929,046 146 1,811,066 -140,000 2.5 28 53.4 % 3.5 %
4 Pakistan 196,744,376 2.03 % 3,917,874 255 770,942 -216,384 3.72 23 38.1 % 2.6 %
5 Bangladesh 164,827,718 1.18 % 1,916,854 1,266 130,175 -445,296 2.23 26 34.5 % 2.2 %
6 Japan 126,045,211 -0.22 % -278,504 346 364,503 70,000 1.4 47 94.3 % 1.7 %
7 Philippines 103,796,832 1.51 % 1,546,699 348 298,181 -140,000 3.04 24 44.2 % 1.4 %
8 Viet Nam 95,414,640 1.03 % 970,440 308 310,090 -40,000 1.96 30 33.8 % 1.3 %
9 Iran 80,945,718 1.13 % 902,572 50 1,628,686 -60,000 1.75 30 73.4 % 1.1 %
10 Turkey 80,417,526 1 % 795,464 105 769,546 400,001 2.1 30 71.2 % 1.1 %
11 Thailand 68,297,547 0.22 % 150,938 134 510,827 20,000 1.53 38 51 % 0.9 %
12 Myanmar 54,836,483 0.87 % 473,057 84 653,593 -94,856 2.25 28 34.5 % 0.7 %
13 South Korea 50,704,971 0.4 % 201,038 522 97,229 60,000 1.26 41 81.4 % 0.7 %
14 Iraq 38,654,287 2.95 % 1,106,601 89 434,318 109,733 4.64 19 66.2 % 0.5 %
15 Afghanistan 34,169,169 2.4 % 799,224 52 653,330 94,601 5.13 18 26 % 0.5 %
16 Saudi Arabia 32,742,664 1.82 % 584,690 15 2,154,123 170,000 2.85 28 77.4 % 0.4 %
17 Malaysia 31,164,177 1.34 % 412,575 95 328,390 90,000 1.97 29 75.2 % 0.4 %
18 Uzbekistan 30,690,914 1.29 % 390,468 72 425,671 -39,000 2.48 26 35.8 % 0.4 %
19 Nepal 29,187,037 1.17 % 336,320 204 143,355 -74,474 2.32 23 18.7 % 0.4 %
20 Yemen 28,119,546 2.34 % 641,946 53 527,571 -10,000 4.35 19 32.7 % 0.4 %
21 North Korea 25,405,296 0.49 % 123,969 211 120,404 0 2 34 60.8 % 0.3 %
22 Taiwan 23,405,309 0.04 % 9,709 661 35,409 0 1.07 40 77.5 % 0.3 %
23 Sri Lanka 20,905,335 0.45 % 94,519 333 62,703 -96,954 2.11 32 19.2 % 0.3 %
24 Syria 18,906,907 1.85 % 343,312 103 183,562 -805,999 3.03 21 69.9 % 0.3 %
25 Kazakhstan 18,064,470 1.17 % 209,086 7 2,696,190 31,961 2.64 29 49.9 % 0.2 %
26 Cambodia 16,076,370 1.57 % 249,129 91 176,469 -30,000 2.7 24 20.8 % 0.2 %
27 Azerbaijan 9,973,697 1.07 % 105,250 121 82,632 -3,225 2.3 31 53.4 % 0.1 %
28 United Arab Emirates 9,397,599 1.41 % 130,628 112 83,609 81,000 1.82 33 89.1 % 0.1 %
29 Tajikistan 8,858,115 2.18 % 188,651 63 139,939 -23,476 3.55 23 26.7 % 0.1 %
30 Israel 8,323,248 1.6 % 130,785 385 21,641 3,899 3.05 30 88.9 % 0.1 %
31 Jordan 7,876,703 1.66 % 128,903 89 88,802 45,923 3.51 23 83.3 % 0.1 %
32 Hong Kong 7,401,941 0.76 % 55,693 7,050 1,050 30,000 1.2 43 N.A. 0.1 %
33 Laos 7,037,521 1.72 % 119,154 31 230,738 -23,540 3.1 22 40.3 % 0.1 %
34 Kyrgyzstan 6,124,945 1.51 % 91,176 32 192,005 -22,793 3.12 25 33.9 % 0.1 %
35 Lebanon 6,039,277 0.85 % 51,124 590 10,231 250,000 1.72 29 73.9 % 0.1 %
36 Singapore 5,784,538 1.55 % 88,032 8,264 700 79,587 1.23 40 N.A. 0.1 %
37 Turkmenistan 5,502,586 1.18 % 63,916 12 470,306 -5,000 2.34 26 49.8 % 0.1 %
38 State of Palestine 4,928,225 2.73 % 130,986 819 6,020 -8,750 4.28 19 71.4 % 0.1 %
39 Oman 4,741,305 1.87 % 86,834 15 309,889 242,200 2.88 29 71 % 0.1 %
40 Kuwait 4,099,932 2.32 % 92,786 230 17,818 103,500 2.15 31 88.3 % 0.1 %
41 Georgia 3,972,532 -0.18 % -7,249 57 69,450 -59,265 1.81 38 58.1 % 0.1 %
42 Mongolia 3,051,900 1.51 % 45,456 2 1,525,950 -3,000 2.68 27 70.7 % 0 %
43 Armenia 3,031,670 0.19 % 5,622 107 28,466 -1,975 1.55 35 61.7 % 0 %
44 Qatar 2,338,085 2.04 % 46,717 201 11,609 72,700 2.08 31 N.A. 0 %
45 Bahrain 1,418,895 1.58 % 22,066 1,867 760 5,983 2.1 30 86.4 % 0 %
46 Timor-Leste 1,237,251 2.15 % 26,006 83 14,871 -10,001 5.91 19 32.2 % 0 %
47 Cyprus 1,187,575 0.93 % 10,977 129 9,242 7,000 1.46 36 66.2 % 0 %
48 Bhutan 792,877 1.12 % 8,774 21 38,119 2,000 2.1 27 39.1 % 0 %
49 Macao 606,384 1.55 % 9,258 20,280 30 7,000 1.19 38 97.8 % 0 %
50 Brunei 434,448 1.3 % 5,574 82 5,272 420 1.9 31 77.4 % 0 %
51 Maldives 375,867 1.64 % 6,055 1,253 300 -11 2.18 26 45.1 % 0 %

Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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