Regions in the world by population (2020)

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
(2020)
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/Km²)
Area
(Km²)
Migrants
(net)
Fert.
Rate
Med.
Age
Urban
Pop %
World
Share
1 Asia 4,641,054,775 0.86 % 39,683,577150 31,033,131 -1,729,112 2.151942002 32 0 % 59.5 %
2 Africa 1,340,598,147 2.49 % 32,533,95245 29,648,481 -463,024 4.438374895 20 0 % 17.2 %
3 Europe 747,636,026 0.06 % 453,27534 22,134,900 1,361,011 1.609646027 43 0 % 9.6 %
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 653,962,331 0.9 % 5,841,37432 20,139,378 -521,499 2.044660431 31 0 % 8.4 %
5 Northern America 368,869,647 0.62 % 2,268,68320 18,651,660 1,196,400 1.75268862 39 0 % 4.7 %
6 Oceania 42,677,813 1.31 % 549,7785 8,486,460 156,226 2.357006916 33 0 % 0.5 %

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 %