Asia Population

Population now

4,546,224,395
Male:2,325,681,036(51.15 %)
Female:2,220,543,839(48.85 %)
Births in 2020:4,510,967
Deaths in 2020:2,060,776

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:71.32 years
Female:75.16 years
Total:73.18 years
Median Age:31.01 years
Birth Rate:15.87
Death Rate:7.25
Growth Rate:1.19 %
Fertility Rate:2.08

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Asia Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19601695M866M829M1.040.54%32.9621.385.7246.0945.1847.0919.8221.03%53.68
19611713M875M838M1.040.91%31.8416.715.7846.6745.7647.6719.7221.50%54.26
19621742M890M853M1.041.63%39.0114.835.8447.3346.4048.3319.5221.91%55.19
19631784M911M873M1.041.84%41.2814.525.8948.1647.1949.1919.2722.31%56.50
19641825M932M893M1.041.67%39.4814.805.9349.1548.1450.2219.0522.71%57.81
19651868M954M914M1.041.82%38.8413.775.9450.2449.1851.3718.9022.82%59.18
19661915M977M937M1.041.82%37.2913.235.8851.4750.3452.6418.7022.94%60.66
19671962M1001M960M1.041.88%36.9512.825.8552.6251.4553.8418.5823.09%62.14
19682009M1025M984M1.041.98%37.3412.515.7853.7052.5154.9418.5223.23%63.64
19692060M1051M1009M1.041.99%36.5312.225.6754.6853.4755.9418.5023.42%65.27
19702112M1078M1034M1.042.05%36.0911.855.5455.5654.3656.8018.5223.59%66.91
19712165M1105M1060M1.042.03%34.8211.515.3856.3555.1857.5718.5523.77%68.60
19722217M1131M1086M1.042.00%34.2311.425.1957.0655.9258.2518.6524.00%70.24
19732268M1158M1111M1.042.01%33.3111.055.0057.7356.6158.8918.7724.26%71.85
19742320M1184M1136M1.041.90%31.8110.964.7958.4057.2959.5418.9324.60%73.48
19752369M1209M1160M1.041.86%30.8210.764.5959.0557.9460.1919.0824.86%75.04
19762416M1233M1183M1.041.79%29.3910.554.4159.6458.5260.8119.2225.13%76.53
19772462M1257M1206M1.041.82%28.8410.214.2560.2159.0461.4119.3825.42%78.00
19782509M1281M1229M1.041.90%28.409.804.1160.7159.4961.9819.5525.83%79.49
19792558M1306M1252M1.041.93%28.129.594.0161.1859.9062.5019.7426.37%81.03
19802606M1330M1276M1.041.95%28.139.523.9261.5860.2662.9819.9426.94%82.57
19812656M1356M1301M1.042.10%29.029.373.8661.9760.6163.4220.1527.52%84.15
19822710M1383M1327M1.042.15%29.369.333.8262.3460.9463.8320.3528.06%85.84
19832763M1410M1353M1.042.05%28.389.323.7862.6761.2464.1920.5328.55%87.54
19842816M1437M1379M1.042.06%28.049.163.7563.0161.5664.5420.7329.05%89.22
19852870M1465M1406M1.042.13%28.189.013.7163.3361.8864.8620.9429.54%90.93
19862926M1493M1433M1.042.19%28.388.903.6663.6562.2165.1921.1030.04%92.70
19872984M1523M1461M1.042.25%28.378.733.6063.9862.5365.5121.2930.54%94.52
19883042M1553M1489M1.042.24%27.678.553.5264.2762.8365.8021.4831.04%96.36
19893099M1582M1517M1.042.22%26.998.373.4264.5863.1366.1221.7031.53%98.19
19903156M1611M1545M1.042.19%26.458.303.3164.8863.4166.4421.9332.03%99.99
19913212M1640M1572M1.042.13%25.638.183.2065.1863.6866.7622.1432.54%101.76
19923267M1668M1599M1.042.08%24.788.053.0965.4663.9467.0922.4133.05%103.48
19933320M1695M1625M1.042.06%24.347.952.9865.7464.2067.4022.7233.55%105.17
19943373M1722M1651M1.042.06%23.887.802.8866.0464.4767.7323.0234.07%106.85
19953425M1749M1676M1.042.01%23.337.742.8066.3364.7368.0423.3234.59%108.51
19963478M1776M1702M1.042.01%22.957.632.7366.6665.0468.4023.6735.12%110.17
19973530M1802M1727M1.041.99%22.497.532.6667.0065.3768.7423.9935.64%111.81
19983581M1828M1753M1.041.94%21.887.452.6167.3465.7169.0824.3036.18%113.43
19993630M1853M1777M1.041.88%21.257.372.5667.6966.0869.4124.6136.71%115.01
20003679M1879M1801M1.041.85%20.827.302.5368.0666.4569.7824.9337.26%116.56
20013728M1903M1824M1.041.81%20.347.232.4968.4266.8270.1225.2037.93%118.09
20023775M1928M1847M1.041.78%19.957.182.4668.7767.1770.4625.4838.67%119.59
20033822M1952M1869M1.041.75%19.617.142.4469.1167.5170.7925.7739.40%121.07
20043868M1977M1891M1.051.74%19.387.082.4169.4367.8471.1226.0740.14%122.53
20053914M2001M1913M1.051.71%19.217.082.3969.7468.1371.4326.3740.89%123.98
20063959M2024M1935M1.051.66%18.947.132.3670.0468.4271.7626.6541.61%125.43
20074005M2048M1957M1.051.64%18.777.122.3470.3368.6972.0826.9342.33%126.86
20084050M2071M1978M1.051.61%18.587.132.3170.6268.9572.3927.2143.06%128.29
20094095M2095M2000M1.051.59%18.357.082.2870.9069.2172.7127.4943.77%129.71
20104139M2118M2022M1.051.56%18.067.062.2571.1669.4372.9927.7844.48%131.13
20114184M2141M2043M1.051.53%17.847.052.2271.4069.6673.2628.0545.14%132.54
20124228M2163M2065M1.051.52%17.687.022.2171.6569.8873.5328.3345.77%133.93
20134272M2186M2086M1.051.50%17.477.002.1871.8870.0973.7828.6146.41%135.33
20144316M2208M2108M1.051.49%17.376.982.1672.1070.3074.0228.9047.04%136.72
20154360M2231M2129M1.051.45%17.106.972.1572.3070.4974.2429.2447.68%138.11
20164404M2253M2150M1.051.40%16.887.032.1372.4970.6774.4429.6048.32%139.50
20174447M2275M2172M1.051.35%16.617.082.1272.6670.8374.6129.9648.96%140.88
20184487M2296M2191M1.051.29%16.367.142.1172.8370.9974.7930.3349.58%142.13
20194525M2315M2210M1.051.24%16.117.202.1073.0171.1674.9830.6850.19%143.35
20204562M2334M2229M1.051.19%15.877.252.0873.1871.3275.1631.0150.79%144.53

Asia Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20214599M2352M2247M1.051.13%15.647.332.0773.3571.4875.3331.3351.38%145.68
20224634M2370M2264M1.051.08%15.417.402.0673.5271.6375.5131.6651.96%146.80
20234668M2387M2282M1.051.03%15.187.482.0573.6871.7975.6832.0052.53%147.88
20244701M2403M2298M1.050.98%14.957.552.0473.8571.9475.8632.3453.10%148.93
20254733M2419M2315M1.050.93%14.727.622.0374.0172.1076.0332.6853.66%149.95
20264764M2434M2330M1.040.88%14.547.722.0274.1772.2576.1933.0054.21%150.92
20274794M2449M2345M1.040.84%14.367.822.0174.3272.3976.3533.3154.75%151.87
20284823M2463M2360M1.040.79%14.187.922.0074.4772.5476.5133.6055.29%152.77
20294850M2476M2374M1.040.75%14.008.021.9974.6272.6976.6733.9055.83%153.64
20304877M2489M2388M1.040.70%13.818.111.9874.7872.8376.8334.1856.35%154.48
20314902M2501M2401M1.040.66%13.688.231.9874.9272.9776.9834.4356.88%155.29
20324926M2513M2414M1.040.62%13.558.351.9775.0673.1077.1334.6857.39%156.06
20334950M2524M2426M1.040.58%13.428.471.9675.2173.2477.2834.9357.91%156.79
20344972M2534M2437M1.040.55%13.288.591.9575.3573.3877.4335.1858.41%157.50
20354993M2544M2449M1.040.51%13.148.711.9475.5073.5177.5835.4358.92%158.17
20365013M2554M2459M1.040.48%13.058.831.9475.6473.6577.7235.6659.42%158.81
20375032M2563M2469M1.040.45%12.958.961.9375.7773.7977.8635.8959.91%159.42
20385051M2571M2479M1.040.42%12.859.081.9275.9173.9278.0036.1160.40%159.99
20395068M2579M2488M1.040.38%12.759.211.9276.0574.0678.1436.3460.88%160.54
20405084M2587M2497M1.040.36%12.659.331.9176.1974.1978.2936.5861.36%161.05
20415099M2594M2505M1.040.33%12.579.451.9176.3274.3378.4236.7861.83%161.54
20425114M2600M2513M1.030.30%12.499.581.9076.4674.4678.5636.9962.29%161.99
20435127M2606M2521M1.030.28%12.409.701.9076.5974.6078.6937.2162.75%162.41
20445139M2612M2527M1.030.25%12.329.821.8976.7374.7378.8337.4263.21%162.80
20455150M2617M2533M1.030.23%12.239.941.8876.8674.8678.9737.6563.67%163.15
20465160M2621M2539M1.030.21%12.1410.051.8877.0075.0079.1037.8564.13%163.47
20475169M2625M2544M1.030.19%12.0610.171.8777.1375.1379.2338.0564.59%163.75
20485177M2628M2549M1.030.16%11.9710.281.8777.2675.2779.3638.2665.04%164.00
20495184M2631M2553M1.030.14%11.8810.391.8777.4075.4079.4938.4765.50%164.21
20505189M2633M2556M1.030.12%11.7910.511.8677.5375.5379.6238.6965.95%164.38

Highest City Population in Asia (mid 2020)

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,411,2698,336,599
2DelhiIndia29,903,00910,927,986
3ShanghaiChina26,735,68922,315,474
4DhakaBangladesh20,691,95410,356,500
5BeijingChina20,276,83411,716,620
6MumbaiIndia20,312,69712,691,836
7OsakaJapan19,190,2282,592,413
8KarachiPakistan15,940,45711,624,219
9ChongqingChina15,646,6877,457,600
10IstanbulTurkey15,093,43714,804,116
11CalcuttaIndia14,808,6784,631,392
12ManilaPhilippines13,825,5671,600,000
13TianjinChina13,505,05111,090,314
14GuangzhouChina13,156,72111,071,424
15LahorePakistan12,444,5256,310,888
16ShenzhenChina12,257,82710,358,381
17BangaloreIndia12,133,8745,104,047
18MadrasIndia10,857,9084,328,063
19JakartaIndonesia10,713,0198,540,121
20BangkokThailand10,456,7915,104,476
21HyderabadIndia9,889,6043,597,816
22SeoulSouth Korea9,962,5659,963,000
23NagoyaJapan9,543,3012,191,279
24ChengduChina9,064,6657,415,590
25TehranIran9,082,3697,153,309
26NanjingChina8,716,0757,165,292
27Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,501,5233,467,331
28WuhanChina8,321,9388,365,000
29AhmadabadIndia7,976,3563,719,710
30XianChina7,879,644360,000
31Kuala LumpurMalaysia7,902,6121,453,975
32HangzhouChina7,553,2676,241,971
33Hong KongHong Kong7,523,2077,012,738
34DongguanChina7,394,9517,408,000
35FoshanChina7,296,5523,600,000
36RiyadhSaudi Arabia7,161,4054,205,961
37ShenyangChina7,154,3206,255,921
38SuratIndia7,049,7252,894,504
39BaghdadIraq7,070,0567,144,000
40PoonaIndia6,552,01148,837
41HarbinChina6,327,4095,878,939
42SingaporeSingapore5,905,8573,547,809
43QingdaoChina5,567,3693,718,835
44DalianChina5,548,8404,087,733
45KitakyushuJapan5,533,785997,536
46JinanChina5,292,5804,335,989
47YangonMyanmar [Burma]5,293,7234,477,638
48ZhengzhouChina5,239,4864,253,913
49AnkaraTurkey5,074,5033,517,182
50ChittagongBangladesh4,974,3283,920,222

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