WPP 2017 – part 1

The world per region. One can see the strides that Africa is making, where especially the middle part is growing superfast.

Location 2010 2015 2017 2020 2025
World 6,958,169,159 7,383,008,820 7,550,262,101 7,795,482,309 8,185,613,757
Africa 1,049,446,344 1,194,369,908 1,256,268,025 1,352,622,189 1,522,250,093
Eastern Africa 346,987,498 399,458,026 422,036,243 457,439,680 520,131,276
Middle Africa 131,351,399 153,742,724 163,494,885 178,959,265 206,960,724
Northern Africa 204,310,190 225,135,657 233,603,574 246,049,308 266,010,349
Southern Africa 59,016,093 63,419,639 65,143,204 67,595,044 71,396,228
Western Africa 307,781,164 352,613,862 371,990,119 402,578,892 457,751,516
Asia 4,194,425,212 4,419,897,601 4,504,428,373 4,623,454,191 4,799,909,855
Eastern Asia 1,595,828,675 1,635,150,365 1,648,164,577 1,663,618,587 1,677,633,109
South-Central Asia 1,768,530,742 1,892,013,476 1,939,824,232 2,009,437,029 2,118,731,996
South-Eastern Asia 597,327,771 634,609,846 648,780,040 669,016,297 700,416,811
Western Asia 232,738,024 258,123,914 267,659,524 281,382,278 303,127,939
Europe 737,163,580 740,813,959 742,073,853 743,390,045 742,543,943
Eastern Europe 294,540,681 293,243,708 292,454,364 290,776,392 286,798,893
Northern Europe 100,313,727 103,097,292 104,199,623 105,863,133 108,409,349
Southern Europe 153,943,085 152,440,653 151,989,290 151,553,054 150,249,775
Western Europe 188,366,087 192,032,306 193,430,576 195,197,466 197,085,926
Latin America and the Caribbean 597,561,530 632,380,831 645,593,253 664,473,538 693,281,878
Caribbean 41,724,731 43,309,611 43,883,319 44,679,436 45,881,495
Central America 160,556,595 172,635,109 177,316,317 184,127,254 194,811,929
South America 395,280,204 416,436,111 424,393,617 435,666,848 452,588,454
Northern America 342,936,927 356,003,541 361,207,811 369,158,557 382,552,713
Oceania 36,635,566 39,542,980 40,690,786 42,383,789 45,075,275

Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017). World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision.