More People in Asia + Africa

1 billion people live in the Americas, 1 billion in Europe, 1 billion in Africa and 4 billion in Asia. The pin code of the world is, therefore, 1114.

Population experts at the United Nations predict that fast population growth will stop by the end of this century. The population of the world will then stabilize at approximately 11 billion people. The Americas will probably remain with about 1 billion people.  Europe is also predicted to stabilize at 1 billion people. Africa is expected to increase to 4 billion, and Asia to 5 billion people.

The people in North America and Western Europe have dominated the world for a long time. In the future, they will represent less than 10% of the world population. Africa and Asia will be home to 80% of the of the people on Earth.

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How world population is distributed in regions.

Hans Rosling explains how the 7 billion people of the world are distributed across regions.