Regions in the world by population (2018)

Click on each region to view current estimates (live population clock), historical data, list of subregions and countries within the region, and projected figures. Below you will also find what the population for each region was in 1950 and what it will be (as estimated) in 2050.

# Region Population
(2018)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Asia 4,545,133,094 0.9 % 40,704,721146 31,033,131 -1,096,905 2.20322714 30 49.6 % 59.5 %
2 Africa 1,287,920,518 2.52 % 31,652,49343 29,648,481 -655,581 4.72435504 19 40.6 % 16.9 %
3 Europe 742,648,010 0.08 % 574,15734 22,134,900 810,747 1.60310021 42 74.3 % 9.7 %
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 652,012,001 0.99 % 6,418,74832 20,139,378 -368,531 2.14151813 29 80.2 % 8.5 %
5 Northern America 363,844,490 0.73 % 2,636,67920 18,651,660 1,128,272 1.85124187 38 83.5 % 4.8 %
6 Oceania 41,261,212 1.4 % 570,4265 8,486,460 181,999 2.41230014 33 70.3 % 0.5 %

World Population by Region in 1950

#RegionPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
1 Asia 1,404,061,590 55.4 %
2 Europe 549,375,019 21.7 %
3 Africa 228,670,019 9 %
4 Northern America 172,602,624 6.8 %
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 168,917,693 6.7 %
6 Oceania 12,647,776 0.5 %

World Population by Region in 2050

#RegionPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
1 Asia 5,256,927,499 53.8 %
2 Africa 2,527,556,761 25.9 %
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 779,841,201 8 %
4 Europe 715,721,014 7.3 %
5 Northern America 434,654,823 4.4 %
6 Oceania 57,121,455 0.6 %
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