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This is a list of all major regions' population.

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Regional and continental (sub)totals in 2016Edit

World population by continent, 2019

  Asia (59.69%)
  Africa (16.36%)
  Europe (9.94%)
  North America (7.79%)
  South America (5.68%)
  Oceania (0.539999%)
  Antarctica (0.000001%)
Rank Continent Population
2018
±% p.a.
2010–2016
% of world pop.
World 7,576,600,514 1.17% 100%
1 Asia 4,581,757,408 1.04% 59.69%
2 Africa 1,216,130,000 2.57% 16.36%
3 Europe 738,849,000 0.08% 9.94%
4 North America 579,024,000 0.96% 7.79%
5 South America 422,535,000 1.04% 5.68%
6 Oceania 38,304,000 1.47% 0.54%
7 Antarctica N/A N/A <N/A
Rank Supercontinent Population
2013
±% p.a.
2010–2013
% of world pop.
World 7,123,815,000 1.17% 100%
1 Afro-Eurasia 6,151,810,000 1.21% 85.90%
2 Americas 972,005,000 1.03% 13.57%
Rank Region Population
2013
±% p.a.
2010–2013
% of world pop.
World 7,632,819,325 1.17% 100%
1 Southern Asia 1,749,046,000 1.32% 22.91%
2 Eastern Asia 1,620,807,000 0.57% 21.23%
3 Southeastern Asia 618,793,000 1.20% 8.11%
4 South America 406,740,000 1.06% 5.33%
5 Eastern Africa 373,202,000 2.89% 4.89%
6 Northern America 355,361,000 0.85% 4.66%
7 Western Africa 331,255,000 2.78% 4.34%
8 Eastern Europe 294,162,000 0.23% 3.85%
9 Western Asia 245,707,000 1.98% 3.22%
10 Northern Africa 210,002,000 1.70% 2.75%
11 Western Europe 192,060,000 0.25% 2.52%
12 Central America 167,387,000 1.40% 2.19%
13 Southern Europe 155,827,000 0.24% 2.04%
14 Middle Africa 135,750,000 2.79% 1.78%
15 Northern Europe 100,404,000 0.54% 1.32%
16 Central Asia 64,370,000 1.43% 0.84%
17 Southern Africa 60,425,000 0.91% 0.79%
18 Caribbean 42,517,000 0.71% 0.56%
19 Oceania 38,304,000 1.47% 0.50%

Regional and continental (sub)totals from 1950 to 2016Edit

AfricaEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 228,902,000—    
1960 284,887,000+2.21%
1970 365,626,000+2.53%
1980 477,965,000+2.72%
1990 631,614,000+2.83%
2000 814,063,000+2.57%
2010 1,044,107,000+2.52%
2016 1,225,080,510+2.70%

AmericasEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 340,459,000—    
1960 425,357,000+2.25%
1970 519,522,000+2.02%
1980 619,252,000+1.77%
1990 727,522,000+1.62%
2000 840,614,000+1.46%
2010 943,952,000+1.17%
2016 997,642,449+0.93%

North AmericaEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 226,719,000—    
1960 276,291,000+2.00%
1970 326,036,000+1.67%
1980 376,390,000+1.45%
1990 429,653,000+1.33%
2000 490,818,000+1.34%
2010 546,867,000+1.09%
2016 577,184,405+0.90%

South AmericaEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 113,739,000—    
1960 149,066,000+2.74%
1970 193,486,000+2.64%
1980 242,862,000+2.30%
1990 297,869,000+2.06%
2000 349,796,000+1.62%
2010 397,085,000+1.28%
2016 420,458,044+0.96%

AsiaEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 1,394,018,000—    
1960 1,686,698,000+1.92%
1970 2,120,430,000+2.31%
1980 2,625,584,000+2.16%
1990 3,202,475,000+2.01%
2000 3,714,470,000+1.49%
2010 4,169,850,000+1.16%
2016 4,462,676,731+1.14%

EuropeEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 549,089,000—    
1960 605,619,000+0.98%
1970 657,221,000+0.82%
1980 693,859,000+0.54%
1990 721,086,000+0.39%
2000 726,407,000+0.07%
2010 735,395,000+0.12%
2016 741,447,158+0.14%

OceaniaEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 12,682,000—    
1960 15,784,000+2.21%
1970 19,688,000+2.23%
1980 22,972,000+1.55%
1990 26,971,000+1.62%
2000 31,068,000+1.42%
2010 36,411,000+1.60%
2016 39,901,000+1.54%

WorldEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1950 2,525,149,000—    
1960 3,018,344,000+1.80%
1970 3,682,488,000+2.01%
1980 4,439,632,000+1.89%
1990 5,309,668,000+1.81%
2000 6,126,622,000+1.44%
2010 6,929,725,000+1.24%
2016 7,466,964,280+1.25%

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