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Asia
(1,773 words)

Demographics

Population

4,623,454,000

Population density

150/sq. km (380/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.90% (per 1,000: births 15.15, deaths 7.44)

Under 15 years

24%

Urban dwellers

51% (2.00% p.a.)

Largest city

Tokyo, Japan (37,393,000)

Largest language

Mandarin Chinese (21%)

Largest people

Han Chinese, Mandarin (20%)

Socioeconomics

Development Index (max 100)

69.9

Corruption Index (max 100)

61

Income per capita (US$)

$12,552

Education

62%

Adult literacy

84%

Internet users

42%

Health

Physicians per 1…

Cite this page
“Asia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_01ASI>
First published online: 2020



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