Subregions in Asia by population (2017)

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# Region Population
(2017)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Southern Asia 1,870,460,803 1.28 % 23,693,322 292 6,399,113 -1,316,161 2.56 26 35.1 % 24.9 %
2 Eastern Asia 1,624,853,705 0.38 % 6,075,980 141 11,556,570 -196,000 1.55 38 63.1 % 21.6 %
3 South-Eastern Asia 647,589,953 1.09 % 6,970,650 149 4,340,415 -288,389 2.35 29 48.8 % 8.6 %
4 Western Asia 266,169,673 1.68 % 4,407,442 55 4,804,507 602,726 2.91 26 69.7 % 3.5 %
5 Central Asia 69,241,030 1.38 % 943,297 18 3,934,149 -58,308 2.7 27 39.9 % 0.9 %

World Population by Region in 1950

#RegionPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
1 Asia 1,394,017,757 55.2 %
2 Europe 549,089,107 21.7 %
3 Africa 228,901,723 9.1 %
4 Northern America 171,614,868 6.8 %
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 168,843,911 6.7 %
6 Oceania 12,681,946 0.5 %

World Population by Region in 2050

#RegionPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
1 Asia 5,266,848,432 54.2 %
2 Africa 2,477,536,324 25.5 %
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 784,247,223 8.1 %
4 Europe 706,792,824 7.3 %
5 Northern America 433,113,731 4.5 %
6 Oceania 56,609,460 0.6 %
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