Regions in the world by population (2019)

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
(2019)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Asia 4,584,807,072 0.87 % 39,673,978148 31,033,131 -1,552,652 2.150205 32 46.8 % 59.4 %
2 Africa 1,320,038,716 2.49 % 32,118,19845 29,648,481 -462,112 4.428769 20 41 % 17.1 %
3 Europe 743,102,600 0.06 % 454,59034 22,134,900 1,058,329 1.624648 43 74.5 % 9.6 %
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 658,305,557 0.97 % 6,293,55633 20,139,378 -334,703 2.035665 31 80.4 % 8.5 %
5 Northern America 366,496,802 0.73 % 2,652,31220 18,651,660 1,119,563 1.855299 39 83.8 % 4.8 %
6 Oceania 41,826,176 1.37 % 564,9645 8,486,460 171,575 2.336598 34 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
(2050)
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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