As ofthere are about 1. Within the second half of this century, Muslims are expected to become the world's largest religious group. The Pew Research Center estimates that byIslam will overtake Christianity, due to faster birth rate 2.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. There are, as everyone knows, a lot of people in China; around 1.
Asia is the largest and most populous of earth's continents and its located in both the northern and eastern hemispheres. It also has the highest growth rate today, and its population almost quadrupled during the 20th century. The estimated population for Asia in is 4.
The Asia Population Live counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Asia delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithmwhich processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division. The Population of Asia - chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from to Population : Overall total population both sexes and all ages in the region as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division.
The rate is projected to fall below the replacement fertility rate 2. Between andthe number of people ages 80 and older is expected to increase from million to million. Starting inthere are projected to be more people ages 65 and older than under age 15 — the first time this will be the case.
Although a vast majority are Han Chinesethe group represents virtually all ethnic groups in China. At the end of the 19th century, the Chinese government realized that the overseas Chinese could be an asset, a source of foreign investment, and a bridge to overseas knowledge; thus, it began to recognize the use of the term Huaqiao. Literally, it means Tang peoplea reference to Tang dynasty China when it was ruling China proper.
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The world population will reach 9. Social Media Kit. PRB estimates the worldwide total fertility rate TFR, or average births per woman over their lifetime at 2.
To view this map at a higher resolution to see countries and data with detail, click here. The economist Max Roser from Our World in Data argues that this familiarity with the world map may lead to complacency in understanding global matters. To get around the challenges of relying on the standard world map, Roser instead has made a population cartogram based on population figures. A cartogram is a visualization in which statistical information is shown in diagrammatic form.