World Population by Region

The animation uses data from the UN Population Division to show share of global population for six regions.

The last 60 years saw the rise of China, while the rest of the century will see Africa quickly moving towards becoming the most populated region on earth. Have a look at Europe disappearing!

Enjoy the chart!

Professionally I am the lead researcher at KPMG Demographics in Melbourne. Personally I share my favorite maps and charts on Twitter daily as @simongerman600.