Asia Population

Population now

4,595,108,916
Male:2,349,613,463(51.13 %)
Female:2,245,493,110(48.87 %)
Births in 2021:49,124,619
Deaths in 2021:21,716,299

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:71.59 years
Female:75.62 years
Total:73.55 years
Median Age:31.27 years
Birth Rate:15.88
Death Rate:7.02
Growth Rate:1.26 %
Fertility Rate:2.09

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2021)
  • 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
19601697M867M830M1.050.54%32.9321.365.7346.1145.1847.1219.7421.03%53.75
19611715M876M839M1.040.91%31.8116.695.7846.6845.7547.6919.6421.50%54.32
19621744M891M853M1.041.63%38.9714.825.8347.3246.3848.3419.4521.92%55.26
19631786M912M874M1.041.84%41.2414.535.8848.1647.1949.2219.2122.31%56.57
19641827M933M894M1.041.66%39.4414.815.9149.1448.1150.2318.9922.71%57.88
19651870M955M915M1.041.81%38.8013.795.9350.2149.1351.3618.8522.82%59.25
19661917M979M938M1.041.81%37.2613.275.8851.3950.2552.5918.6622.94%60.73
19671964M1003M961M1.041.87%36.9212.875.8652.5351.3453.7618.5423.09%62.21
19682011M1027M984M1.041.97%37.3112.575.8053.5852.3854.8518.4723.23%63.71
19692063M1053M1010M1.041.97%36.5112.295.7054.5653.3455.8318.4523.42%65.34
19702114M1079M1035M1.042.03%36.0711.915.5755.4254.2156.6818.4823.60%66.98
19712167M1106M1061M1.042.01%34.8111.585.4156.2155.0257.4518.5023.78%68.66
19722219M1133M1086M1.041.98%34.2211.495.2256.9255.7658.1318.6024.00%70.30
19732270M1159M1111M1.042.00%33.3111.125.0257.5956.4558.7718.7324.27%71.92
19742321M1185M1136M1.041.88%31.8111.034.8158.2557.1359.4318.8824.61%73.54
19752371M1210M1160M1.041.85%30.8210.834.6158.9057.7760.0719.0424.86%75.09
19762417M1234M1183M1.041.77%29.3910.614.4259.5058.3560.7019.1925.14%76.58
19772464M1258M1206M1.041.81%28.8410.274.2660.0658.8761.3019.3425.42%78.05
19782511M1282M1229M1.041.88%28.399.864.1160.5759.3361.8619.5225.83%79.54
19792559M1307M1252M1.041.91%28.119.654.0161.0459.7462.4019.7126.38%81.07
19802608M1332M1276M1.041.94%28.129.573.9261.4560.1162.8819.9126.94%82.60
19812658M1357M1300M1.042.08%29.019.423.8561.8560.4563.3220.1327.52%84.19
19822711M1384M1326M1.042.13%29.359.373.8162.2260.8063.7420.3328.06%85.87
19832764M1412M1353M1.042.03%28.369.363.7762.5661.1164.1020.5228.55%87.57
19842817M1439M1378M1.042.05%28.029.203.7462.9061.4464.4620.7129.05%89.25
19852871M1466M1405M1.042.11%28.169.053.7063.2261.7664.7820.9329.55%90.96
19862927M1495M1432M1.042.18%28.368.933.6663.5562.0965.1021.0930.05%92.72
19872984M1525M1460M1.042.23%28.368.773.5963.8762.4065.4221.2730.55%94.54
19883042M1554M1488M1.042.22%27.668.593.5164.1562.6865.7221.4731.04%96.37
19893100M1584M1516M1.052.21%26.998.413.4164.4562.9666.0521.6831.54%98.19
19903157M1613M1543M1.052.18%26.468.333.3064.7463.2166.3721.9232.03%100.00
19913213M1642M1571M1.052.12%25.648.223.1965.0363.4666.7022.1332.55%101.79
19923268M1671M1597M1.052.07%24.808.083.0865.3163.7067.0322.4133.05%103.53
19933322M1698M1624M1.052.05%24.377.982.9865.5963.9567.3522.7333.56%105.23
19943376M1726M1650M1.052.06%23.927.822.8965.8864.2167.6923.0434.08%106.93
19953429M1753M1676M1.052.01%23.387.762.8266.1764.4868.0023.3434.60%108.61
19963481M1780M1701M1.052.01%23.007.652.7566.5064.7968.3523.7035.13%110.28
19973533M1806M1727M1.051.99%22.557.552.7066.8265.1168.6724.0135.65%111.92
19983584M1832M1752M1.051.93%21.947.482.6667.1465.4368.9924.3036.18%113.54
19993634M1857M1777M1.051.89%21.337.392.6267.4765.7869.2924.6036.71%115.12
20003683M1883M1801M1.051.85%20.897.322.5867.8166.1269.6224.9137.26%116.68
20013732M1908M1824M1.051.82%20.427.252.5468.1466.4769.9325.1537.92%118.21
20023779M1932M1847M1.051.79%20.037.192.5168.4666.7970.2425.4238.66%119.72
20033826M1957M1870M1.051.75%19.687.152.4868.7767.1170.5425.7239.40%121.21
20043873M1981M1892M1.051.75%19.447.082.4569.0967.4170.8626.0140.14%122.68
20053919M2005M1914M1.051.72%19.267.072.4269.3867.7071.1826.3040.88%124.14
20063965M2029M1936M1.051.67%18.967.112.3969.7068.0071.5226.5941.61%125.60
20074010M2053M1958M1.051.64%18.777.102.3670.0268.2971.8726.8742.32%127.05
20084056M2076M1980M1.051.62%18.567.092.3370.3468.5872.2327.1443.04%128.49
20094101M2100M2001M1.051.60%18.307.042.3070.6768.8772.6027.4243.76%129.92
20104146M2123M2023M1.051.56%17.987.012.2770.9869.1572.9527.7144.47%131.33
20114190M2145M2045M1.051.54%17.756.982.2471.2969.4373.2927.9845.12%132.73
20124233M2167M2066M1.051.53%17.576.952.2171.6169.7273.6428.2645.76%134.11
20134277M2189M2088M1.051.51%17.346.922.1971.9270.0173.9828.5546.40%135.48
20144320M2211M2109M1.051.50%17.246.902.1772.2170.2974.2828.8447.03%136.86
20154363M2233M2131M1.051.47%16.976.872.1672.4870.5574.5729.1847.68%138.23
20164407M2255M2152M1.051.48%17.056.872.1572.7370.7974.8129.5448.32%139.60
20174450M2276M2174M1.051.43%16.706.882.1372.9771.0275.0529.9048.96%140.96
20184491M2297M2194M1.051.33%16.076.892.1173.1871.2375.2530.2749.58%142.28
20194531M2317M2214M1.051.34%16.096.892.1273.1671.2275.2430.6150.20%143.54
20204570M2337M2233M1.051.25%15.857.032.0973.5771.6175.6430.9550.80%144.76
20214608M2356M2252M1.051.26%15.887.022.0973.5571.5975.6231.2751.39%145.96

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
20224644M2374M2270M1.051.14%15.407.192.0673.8971.9375.9631.5951.97%147.13
20234680M2392M2288M1.051.09%15.177.272.0574.0672.0976.1331.9352.55%148.26
20244715M2409M2305M1.051.03%14.947.352.0474.2272.2576.2932.2753.11%149.36
20254748M2426M2322M1.040.98%14.717.432.0374.3872.4276.4532.6253.67%150.42
20264780M2442M2339M1.040.93%14.537.532.0274.5372.5776.6132.9354.23%151.43
20274811M2457M2354M1.040.88%14.367.632.0174.6972.7376.7733.2354.77%152.42
20284841M2471M2370M1.040.83%14.187.732.0074.8472.8876.9233.5255.31%153.36
20294870M2485M2384M1.040.79%14.007.831.9975.0073.0377.0833.8155.85%154.27
20304897M2499M2399M1.040.74%13.827.931.9875.1573.1977.2434.1056.37%155.14
20314924M2511M2412M1.040.70%13.698.051.9775.3073.3477.3834.3656.90%155.97
20324949M2523M2425M1.040.66%13.558.171.9675.4473.4877.5234.6357.41%156.77
20334973M2535M2438M1.040.62%13.418.281.9575.5973.6377.6634.8957.92%157.53
20344995M2545M2450M1.040.58%13.268.401.9475.7373.7777.8135.1658.43%158.25
20355017M2556M2461M1.040.54%13.128.521.9375.8873.9277.9535.4358.93%158.93
20365037M2565M2472M1.040.50%13.018.651.9376.0274.0678.0935.6659.43%159.58
20375057M2574M2482M1.040.47%12.908.781.9276.1574.2078.2335.9059.92%160.19
20385075M2583M2492M1.040.44%12.798.901.9176.2974.3478.3636.1560.41%160.77
20395092M2591M2501M1.040.40%12.679.031.9176.4374.4978.5036.3960.89%161.31
20405108M2598M2510M1.040.37%12.559.161.9076.5774.6378.6336.6461.36%161.82
20415123M2605M2518M1.030.34%12.469.281.8976.7174.7778.7636.8661.83%162.29
20425137M2611M2526M1.030.31%12.369.411.8876.8474.9178.8937.0862.30%162.73
20435150M2617M2533M1.030.29%12.279.531.8876.9875.0579.0237.3062.75%163.14
20445161M2622M2539M1.030.26%12.179.661.8777.1175.1979.1537.5363.21%163.50
20455172M2627M2545M1.030.24%12.089.781.8777.2575.3379.2837.7563.67%163.83
20465181M2631M2550M1.030.21%11.999.901.8677.3875.4779.4037.9664.13%164.13
20475189M2635M2555M1.030.19%11.9110.011.8677.5175.6179.5238.1764.58%164.39
20485196M2638M2559M1.030.17%11.8210.131.8577.6475.7579.6438.3965.04%164.61
20495202M2640M2562M1.030.15%11.7410.251.8577.7775.8979.7738.6065.49%164.80
20505207M2642M2565M1.030.12%11.6510.361.8477.9076.0279.8938.8265.94%164.95

Highest City Population in Asia (mid 2021)

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,357,4168,336,599
2DelhiIndia30,888,54410,927,986
3ShanghaiChina27,553,49222,315,474
4DhakaBangladesh21,499,47810,356,500
5BeijingChina20,754,38711,716,620
6MumbaiIndia20,583,54912,691,836
7OsakaJapan19,128,7452,592,413
8KarachiPakistan16,339,06011,624,219
9ChongqingChina16,214,4137,457,600
10IstanbulTurkey15,341,06514,804,116
11CalcuttaIndia14,933,2534,631,392
12ManilaPhilippines14,081,4501,600,000
13TianjinChina13,726,63711,090,314
14GuangzhouChina13,525,57611,071,424
15LahorePakistan12,946,1436,310,888
16BangaloreIndia12,621,0725,104,047
17ShenzhenChina12,514,77910,358,381
18MadrasIndia11,148,2494,328,063
19JakartaIndonesia10,867,3538,540,121
20BangkokThailand10,662,5375,104,476
21HyderabadIndia10,181,9203,597,816
22SeoulSouth Korea9,966,3579,968,000
23NagoyaJapan9,561,4002,191,279
24ChengduChina9,249,4667,415,590
25TehranIran9,218,2537,153,309
26NanjingChina9,046,4057,165,292
27Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,760,4503,467,331
28WuhanChina8,437,5118,473,000
29XianChina8,184,963360,000
30AhmadabadIndia8,189,2513,719,710
31Kuala LumpurMalaysia8,140,6791,453,975
32HangzhouChina7,778,9656,241,971
33SuratIndia7,389,7762,894,504
34DongguanChina7,437,5427,452,000
35FoshanChina7,380,7123,600,000
36RiyadhSaudi Arabia7,336,4094,205,961
37ShenyangChina7,323,3956,255,921
38BaghdadIraq7,264,1807,216,000
39PoonaIndia6,749,18048,837
40HarbinChina6,480,3245,878,939
41SingaporeSingapore5,973,2703,547,809
42DalianChina5,724,0814,087,733
43QingdaoChina5,701,9113,718,835
44KitakyushuJapan5,520,272997,536
45JinanChina5,463,3954,335,989
46ZhengzhouChina5,448,5514,253,913
47YangonMyanmar [Burma]5,392,4264,477,638
48AnkaraTurkey5,183,7973,517,182
49ChattogramBangladesh5,095,8683,920,222
50Ha NoiVietnam4,810,2651,431,270

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