๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Population of Southern Asia

2,049,313,461
Current Population of Southern Asia
21,600,505
Net population growth this year
320.16
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Southern Asia reached 2,049,313,461, of which 1,046,891,912 people are male and 1,002,421,549 female. The country has a population density of 320.1619 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 1.054% for the year. According to the latest data, Southern Asia is set to increase its population size by 21,600,505 people next year. Making the total population count of Southern Asia 2,049,313,461 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Southern Asia (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Southern Asia grown from 475,354,966 people to 2,049,313,461. An increase of the population size by 331.11% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 475,354,966 245,858,576 229,496,389 9,891,074 74.2642 2.081%
1951 485,404,839 251,133,812 234,271,027 10,208,672 75.8342 2.103%
1952 495,788,961 256,575,369 239,213,593 10,559,573 77.4565 2.13%
1953 506,436,835 262,146,499 244,290,336 10,736,174 79.12 2.12%
1954 517,494,378 267,920,610 249,573,768 11,378,912 80.8476 2.199%
1955 529,074,822 273,954,650 255,120,172 11,781,976 82.6568 2.227%
1956 541,043,557 280,183,111 260,860,446 12,155,494 84.5266 2.247%
1957 553,367,610 286,592,852 266,774,757 12,492,612 86.452 2.258%
1958 565,895,029 293,107,093 272,787,937 12,562,227 88.4091 2.22%
1959 578,876,187 299,851,232 279,024,954 13,400,088 90.4372 2.315%
1960 592,581,233 306,964,113 285,617,120 14,010,005 92.5783 2.364%
1961 606,778,375 314,330,007 292,448,369 14,384,279 94.7963 2.371%
1962 621,389,324 321,910,253 299,479,071 14,837,619 97.0789 2.388%
1963 636,408,634 329,702,677 306,705,956 15,200,999 99.4254 2.389%
1964 651,816,094 337,695,548 314,120,546 15,613,923 101.8325 2.396%
1965 667,316,054 345,733,333 321,582,721 15,385,997 104.254 2.306%
1966 682,780,745 353,750,314 329,030,432 15,543,385 106.6701 2.277%
1967 698,535,196 361,914,251 336,620,945 15,965,515 109.1314 2.286%
1968 714,888,762 370,387,976 344,500,786 16,741,617 111.6863 2.342%
1969 731,756,505 379,131,477 352,625,028 16,993,867 114.3215 2.322%
1970 748,848,902 388,006,706 360,842,195 17,190,927 116.9918 2.296%
1971 765,409,125 396,458,254 368,950,872 15,929,521 119.579 2.081%
1972 782,509,366 405,186,748 377,322,618 18,270,961 122.2505 2.335%
1973 801,065,567 414,827,606 386,237,961 18,841,440 125.1496 2.352%
1974 820,108,703 424,722,301 395,386,403 19,244,832 128.1246 2.347%
1975 839,449,733 434,751,807 404,697,927 19,437,229 131.1463 2.316%
1976 858,981,272 444,842,835 414,138,436 19,625,847 134.1977 2.285%
1977 879,075,980 455,203,838 423,872,142 20,563,569 137.337 2.339%
1978 899,845,846 465,891,334 433,954,512 20,976,163 140.5819 2.331%
1979 921,236,596 476,862,262 444,374,335 21,805,339 143.9237 2.367%
1980 943,513,733 488,259,249 455,254,483 22,748,933 147.4041 2.411%
1981 966,692,797 500,184,408 466,508,389 23,609,196 151.0253 2.442%
1982 990,543,919 512,432,088 478,111,831 24,093,047 154.7515 2.432%
1983 1,014,966,310 524,873,517 490,092,793 24,751,736 158.567 2.439%
1984 1,039,974,092 537,608,638 502,365,453 25,263,827 162.474 2.429%
1985 1,065,408,936 550,552,326 514,856,610 25,605,863 166.4476 2.403%
1986 1,091,082,237 563,614,488 527,467,748 25,740,737 170.4585 2.359%
1987 1,116,913,347 576,758,492 540,154,855 25,921,484 174.4941 2.321%
1988 1,143,116,373 590,088,853 553,027,519 26,484,567 178.5878 2.317%
1989 1,169,792,436 603,667,069 566,125,368 26,867,560 182.7553 2.297%
1990 1,197,106,333 617,587,164 579,519,169 27,760,235 187.0226 2.319%
1991 1,224,471,444 631,556,095 592,915,350 26,969,987 191.2978 2.203%
1992 1,251,762,449 645,506,443 606,256,006 27,612,022 195.5614 2.206%
1993 1,278,935,512 659,432,365 619,503,147 26,734,105 199.8066 2.09%
1994 1,306,143,247 673,423,520 632,719,726 27,681,364 204.0573 2.119%
1995 1,333,672,552 687,603,995 646,068,557 27,377,245 208.3581 2.053%
1996 1,361,005,680 701,700,144 659,305,536 27,289,011 212.6284 2.005%
1997 1,388,488,520 715,870,017 672,618,502 27,676,670 216.922 1.993%
1998 1,416,310,769 730,200,039 686,110,730 27,967,828 221.2686 1.975%
1999 1,444,349,601 744,631,493 699,718,108 28,109,836 225.6491 1.946%
2000 1,472,489,876 759,099,684 713,390,192 28,170,714 230.0454 1.913%
2001 1,500,989,505 773,709,972 727,279,534 28,828,544 234.4979 1.921%
2002 1,529,397,261 788,217,098 741,180,163 27,986,968 238.936 1.83%
2003 1,557,312,779 802,454,402 754,858,376 27,844,068 243.2972 1.788%
2004 1,584,764,674 816,444,818 768,319,857 27,059,723 247.586 1.708%
2005 1,611,446,502 829,989,613 781,456,888 26,303,931 251.7545 1.632%
2006 1,637,168,644 842,942,274 794,226,370 25,140,354 255.773 1.536%
2007 1,661,774,032 855,255,773 806,518,259 24,070,422 259.6171 1.449%
2008 1,686,027,478 867,328,028 818,699,449 24,436,469 263.4062 1.449%
2009 1,710,734,316 879,615,757 831,118,559 24,977,207 267.2661 1.46%
2010 1,735,919,999 892,203,169 843,716,830 25,394,161 271.2008 1.463%
2011 1,761,240,975 904,860,356 856,380,618 25,247,790 275.1567 1.434%
2012 1,786,031,180 917,238,115 868,793,066 24,332,620 279.0296 1.362%
2013 1,810,142,829 929,272,472 880,870,358 23,890,678 282.7966 1.32%
2014 1,833,991,975 941,188,032 892,803,944 23,807,614 286.5225 1.298%
2015 1,857,336,021 952,716,348 904,619,673 22,880,477 290.1695 1.232%
2016 1,880,378,880 963,972,317 916,406,562 23,205,241 293.7694 1.234%
2017 1,903,436,593 975,297,523 928,139,071 22,910,187 297.3717 1.204%
2018 1,926,062,366 986,441,635 939,620,732 22,341,359 300.9065 1.16%
2019 1,948,009,379 997,230,640 950,778,740 21,552,666 304.3353 1.106%
2020 1,969,617,892 1,007,857,149 961,760,743 21,664,360 307.7112 1.1%
2021 1,989,452,478 1,017,572,502 971,879,976 18,004,812 310.8099 0.905%
2022 2,007,549,714 1,026,357,867 981,191,846 18,189,659 313.6372 0.906%
2023 2,027,578,876 1,036,169,127 991,409,748 21,868,665 316.7663 1.079%
2024 2,049,313,461 1,046,891,912 1,002,421,549 21,600,505 320.1619 1.054%

Statements that can be derived from Southern Asia's population data

  • Southern Asia has a population of 2,049,313,461 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Southern Asia's population is equivalent to 25.62% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Southern Asia's population will grow with 21,600,505 people.
  • In 2024, 1,215,904 more people will emigrate from Southern Asia than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Southern Asia is 27.45 years.
  • In Southern Asia there are 320.16 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 27.77 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Southern Asia.
  • In Southern Asia, 1,046,891,912 of the total population are male, and 1,002,421,549 are female.

Future Population of Southern Asia (2024 - 2100)

Southern Asia's population is set to incease in the future from 2,049,313,461 people to 2,433,582,888 people. An increase of the population size by 411.95% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 2,049,313,461 1,046,891,912 1,002,421,549 21,600,505 320.1619 1.054%
2025 2,070,793,737 1,057,459,504 1,013,334,232 21,360,047 323.5177 1.031%
2026 2,091,964,668 1,067,844,320 1,024,120,348 20,981,816 326.8253 1.003%
2027 2,112,816,596 1,078,042,055 1,034,774,542 20,722,040 330.0829 0.981%
2028 2,133,356,046 1,088,056,035 1,045,300,012 20,356,861 333.2918 0.954%
2029 2,153,529,472 1,097,860,080 1,055,669,391 19,989,990 336.4435 0.928%
2030 2,173,354,461 1,107,465,242 1,065,889,218 19,659,988 339.5407 0.905%
2031 2,192,800,022 1,116,857,100 1,075,942,923 19,231,135 342.5786 0.877%
2032 2,211,864,324 1,126,038,189 1,085,826,136 18,897,469 345.557 0.854%
2033 2,230,534,922 1,135,005,320 1,095,529,603 18,443,727 348.4739 0.827%
2034 2,248,773,700 1,143,739,458 1,105,034,242 18,033,827 351.3234 0.802%
2035 2,266,587,439 1,152,245,472 1,114,341,967 17,593,651 354.1064 0.776%
2036 2,283,942,418 1,160,507,231 1,123,435,188 17,116,309 356.8177 0.749%
2037 2,300,837,294 1,168,524,379 1,132,312,915 16,673,440 359.4572 0.725%
2038 2,317,299,589 1,176,314,317 1,140,985,272 16,251,151 362.0291 0.701%
2039 2,333,275,155 1,183,852,435 1,149,422,719 15,699,979 364.5249 0.673%
2040 2,348,732,104 1,191,121,960 1,157,610,144 15,213,919 366.9397 0.648%
2041 2,363,696,048 1,198,136,349 1,165,559,700 14,713,971 369.2775 0.623%
2042 2,378,188,321 1,204,908,828 1,173,279,493 14,270,574 371.5417 0.6%
2043 2,392,189,270 1,211,428,823 1,180,760,447 13,731,324 373.729 0.574%
2044 2,405,658,749 1,217,677,167 1,187,981,582 13,207,633 375.8333 0.549%
2045 2,418,630,987 1,223,676,744 1,194,954,243 12,736,845 377.86 0.527%
2046 2,431,117,794 1,229,433,161 1,201,684,633 12,236,768 379.8108 0.503%
2047 2,443,084,102 1,234,928,347 1,208,155,755 11,695,848 381.6802 0.479%
2048 2,454,556,608 1,240,178,448 1,214,378,160 11,249,164 383.4726 0.458%
2049 2,465,514,868 1,245,172,418 1,220,342,449 10,667,355 385.1846 0.433%
2050 2,475,946,953 1,249,903,114 1,226,043,840 10,196,817 386.8144 0.412%
2051 2,485,888,749 1,254,390,565 1,231,498,184 9,686,774 388.3676 0.39%
2052 2,495,356,387 1,258,644,383 1,236,712,004 9,248,502 389.8467 0.371%
2053 2,504,321,282 1,262,648,478 1,241,672,805 8,681,288 391.2473 0.347%
2054 2,512,795,305 1,266,409,721 1,246,385,585 8,266,759 392.5711 0.329%
2055 2,520,837,172 1,269,958,847 1,250,878,325 7,816,974 393.8275 0.31%
2056 2,528,424,297 1,273,284,440 1,255,139,857 7,357,276 395.0128 0.291%
2057 2,535,543,616 1,276,382,352 1,259,161,265 6,881,363 396.1251 0.271%
2058 2,542,199,460 1,279,254,391 1,262,945,069 6,430,324 397.1649 0.253%
2059 2,548,364,212 1,281,890,016 1,266,474,197 5,899,181 398.128 0.231%
2060 2,554,037,754 1,284,292,233 1,269,745,521 5,447,901 399.0144 0.213%
2061 2,559,226,622 1,286,460,122 1,272,766,500 4,929,836 399.8251 0.193%
2062 2,563,940,368 1,288,403,045 1,275,537,324 4,497,657 400.5615 0.175%
2063 2,568,200,803 1,290,132,896 1,278,067,908 4,023,212 401.2271 0.157%
2064 2,571,974,896 1,291,630,063 1,280,344,833 3,524,975 401.8167 0.137%
2065 2,575,238,962 1,292,887,564 1,282,351,398 3,003,157 402.3266 0.117%
2066 2,577,980,690 1,293,901,104 1,284,079,586 2,480,298 402.755 0.096%
2067 2,580,216,222 1,294,674,934 1,285,541,288 1,990,767 403.1042 0.077%
2068 2,581,955,824 1,295,212,630 1,286,743,194 1,488,436 403.376 0.058%
2069 2,583,207,426 1,295,520,965 1,287,686,461 1,014,768 403.5716 0.039%
2070 2,583,951,689 1,295,588,165 1,288,363,523 473,758 403.6878 0.018%
2071 2,584,163,434 1,295,401,576 1,288,761,859 -50,267 403.7209 -0.002%
2072 2,583,865,963 1,294,977,032 1,288,888,931 -544,676 403.6744 -0.021%
2073 2,583,122,054 1,294,349,404 1,288,772,650 -943,143 403.5582 -0.037%
2074 2,581,931,118 1,293,514,981 1,288,416,138 -1,438,727 403.3722 -0.056%
2075 2,580,269,822 1,292,459,282 1,287,810,539 -1,883,866 403.1126 -0.073%
2076 2,578,163,128 1,291,199,422 1,286,963,707 -2,329,521 402.7835 -0.09%
2077 2,575,610,826 1,289,734,444 1,285,876,382 -2,775,084 402.3847 -0.108%
2078 2,572,603,208 1,288,055,146 1,284,548,062 -3,240,152 401.9149 -0.126%
2079 2,569,191,388 1,286,185,657 1,283,005,732 -3,583,487 401.3818 -0.139%
2080 2,565,402,970 1,284,138,866 1,281,264,104 -3,993,350 400.79 -0.156%
2081 2,561,201,121 1,281,894,995 1,279,306,126 -4,410,348 400.1335 -0.172%
2082 2,556,677,261 1,279,500,379 1,277,176,882 -4,637,372 399.4268 -0.181%
2083 2,551,898,325 1,276,987,150 1,274,911,175 -4,920,499 398.6802 -0.193%
2084 2,546,820,404 1,274,331,718 1,272,488,687 -5,235,344 397.8868 -0.206%
2085 2,541,430,598 1,271,524,565 1,269,906,033 -5,544,269 397.0448 -0.218%
2086 2,535,732,702 1,268,567,059 1,267,165,644 -5,851,522 396.1546 -0.231%
2087 2,529,763,765 1,265,479,256 1,264,284,508 -6,086,352 395.2221 -0.241%
2088 2,523,590,284 1,262,288,624 1,261,301,660 -6,260,611 394.2576 -0.248%
2089 2,517,221,229 1,259,001,337 1,258,219,891 -6,477,499 393.2626 -0.257%
2090 2,510,619,266 1,255,600,421 1,255,018,844 -6,726,427 392.2312 -0.268%
2091 2,503,761,947 1,252,068,483 1,251,693,464 -6,988,209 391.1599 -0.279%
2092 2,496,667,135 1,248,418,362 1,248,248,773 -7,201,416 390.0515 -0.288%
2093 2,489,355,594 1,244,663,592 1,244,692,002 -7,421,667 388.9092 -0.298%
2094 2,481,866,020 1,240,823,560 1,241,042,460 -7,557,480 387.7391 -0.305%
2095 2,474,235,580 1,236,917,920 1,237,317,660 -7,703,401 386.547 -0.311%
2096 2,466,427,746 1,232,926,076 1,233,501,670 -7,912,266 385.3272 -0.321%
2097 2,458,435,102 1,228,841,772 1,229,593,330 -8,073,022 384.0785 -0.328%
2098 2,450,275,408 1,224,672,610 1,225,602,798 -8,246,365 382.8037 -0.337%
2099 2,441,985,494 1,220,440,008 1,221,545,485 -8,333,465 381.5086 -0.341%
2100 2,433,582,888 1,216,152,896 1,217,429,992 -8,471,747 380.1959 -0.348%

Population Density of Southern Asia

Today, Southern Asia has a population density of 320.1619 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 74.2642 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 320.1619 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Southern Asia is projected to reach a population density of 380.1959 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Southern Asia's Population

The population growth rate of Southern Asia currently stands at 1.054% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.148 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Southern Asia will decrease to 1.054%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Southern Asia's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.348% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.081%
1960 2.364%
1970 2.296%
1980 2.411%
1990 2.319%
2000 1.913%
2010 1.463%
2020 1.1%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.905%
2040 0.648%
2050 0.412%
2060 0.213%
2070 0.018%
2080 -0.156%
2090 -0.268%
2100 -0.348%
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Life Expectancy of Southern Asia

Today, Southern Asia has an average life expectancy of 71.8737 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 40.4972 years since the 1950 to 71.8737 years in 2024. In the future, Southern Asia is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 84.3025 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 40,497
1960 44,924
1970 48,098
1980 53,763
1990 58,693
2000 63,018
2010 66,881
2020 69,837
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 73,231
2040 75,271
2050 77,126
2060 78,816
2070 80,351
2080 81,770
2090 83,074
2100 84,302
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Migration to and from Southern Asia

In 2024 Southern Asia will see net migrations of -1,215,904 people. This means that 1,215,904 more people will emigrate from Southern Asia than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Southern Asia was -1,216,354.

Net Migration for Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 160,840
1960 68,127
1970 -302,823
1980 -288,172
1990 609,834
2000 -479,587
2010 -1,603,057
2020 -458,821
Year Net Migration
2030 -1,208,120
2040 -1,213,665
2050 -1,212,761
2060 -1,212,761
2070 -1,212,761
2080 -1,212,761
2090 -1,212,761
2100 -1,212,761
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Births in Southern Asia

In 2024, Southern Asia will see 35,996,258 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Southern Asia in 2022, when the country saw 36,030,230 new borns.

Births Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 21,048,911
1960 25,867,477
1970 30,553,002
1980 35,963,593
1990 39,909,701
2000 41,049,968
2010 39,513,592
2020 36,099,030
Year Births
2030 35,511,296
2040 33,886,582
2050 31,877,625
2060 30,294,215
2070 28,532,306
2080 26,546,288
2090 25,035,310
2100 23,343,172
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Deaths in Southern Asia

In 2024, 13,179,854 people will die in Southern Asia. That is an increase of Southern Asia's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 16,624,225 deaths.

Deaths Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 11,318,665
1960 11,925,561
1970 13,059,251
1980 12,926,490
1990 12,759,318
2000 12,399,697
2010 12,516,426
2020 13,975,974
Year Births
2030 14,643,208
2040 17,459,037
2050 20,468,040
2060 23,633,573
2070 26,845,787
2080 29,326,876
2090 30,549,003
2100 30,602,169
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Median Age in Southern Asia

The median age of Southern Asia has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Southern Asia will reach 45.1613 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 19.7536
1960 18.959
1970 17.9816
1980 18.5415
1990 19.2923
2000 20.7587
2010 23.1603
2020 26.2186
Year Median Age
2030 29.4934
2040 32.9011
2050 36.0187
2060 38.6553
2070 40.7597
2080 42.5618
2090 44.0094
2100 45.1613
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Fertility Rate in Southern Asia

The fertility rate of Southern Asia has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Southern Asia will reach 1.7424 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 5.9135
1960 6.1232
1970 5.868
1980 5.1649
1990 4.3516
2000 3.4847
2010 2.7367
2020 2.2505
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.0797
2040 1.986
2050 1.9249
2060 1.8649
2070 1.8194
2080 1.7805
2090 1.7644
2100 1.7424
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Infant Mortality Rate in Southern Asia

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Southern Asia while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Southern Asia has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 193.7489. Today, Southern Asia has a much better infant mortality rate of 27.7695 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Southern Asia is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 4.8382 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Southern Asia Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 193.7489
1960 163.5256
1970 144.5184
1980 117.4225
1990 91.3657
2000 68.7657
2010 47.7762
2020 31.1504
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 23.233
2040 17.5277
2050 13.561
2060 10.8135
2070 8.6668
2080 7.0844
2090 5.8424
2100 4.8382
View Detailed Infant Mortality Rate Data for Southern Asia

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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