Subregions in Asia by population (2020)

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# Region Population
(2020)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Southern Asia 1,940,369,612 1.16 % 22,158,231303 6,400,127 -1,298,073 2.396024288 28 0 % 24.9 %
2 Eastern Asia 1,678,089,619 0.33 % 5,478,521145 11,560,456 -207,054 1.653370926 39 0 % 21.5 %
3 South-Eastern Asia 668,619,840 1 % 6,608,034154 4,340,700 -363,035 2.222571413 30 0 % 8.6 %
4 Western Asia 279,636,754 1.57 % 4,311,94158 4,805,058 194,912 2.652639778 28 0 % 3.6 %
5 Central Asia 74,338,950 1.54 % 1,126,85019 3,926,790 -55,863 2.750748414 28 0 % 1 %

World Population by Region in 1950

#RegionPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
1 Asia 1,404,909,021 55.4 %
2 Europe 549,328,883 21.7 %
3 Africa 227,794,136 9 %
4 Northern America 172,602,624 6.8 %
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 168,820,620 6.7 %
6 Oceania 12,975,865 0.5 %

World Population by Region in 2050

#RegionPopulation
(2050)
World
Share
1 Asia 5,290,263,118 54.3 %
2 Africa 2,489,275,458 25.6 %
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 762,432,366 7.8 %
4 Europe 710,486,313 7.3 %
5 Northern America 425,200,368 4.4 %
6 Oceania 57,376,367 0.6 %