The first official census in the Philippines was carried out in 1877 and recorded a population of 5,567,685. By 2009, the Philippines has become the world’s 12th most populous nation, with a population of over 92 million. It is estimated that half of the population resides on the island of Luzon. There are about 11 million Filipinos […]
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Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.6% of the Earth’s total surface area (or 29.9% of its land area) and with approximately 4 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world’s current human population. During the 20th century Asia’s population nearly quadrupled. […]
This is a list of countries by population. The list includes independent countries and inhabited dependent territories. Also given, as a percentage, is each country’s population compared to the population of the world, which is currently about 6,897,500,000.