Rankings – Countries and Territories of Asia

Here is the ranking of the countries and territories of Asia, by size of population and in descending order, with the rank indicated. The figures are the most recent that we found on the official statistical sites of the countries.

There are currently 54 countries and territories (including Kurdistan) in Asia, of which 48 are represented at the United Nations.

RankCountryPopulationAreaDensity
194Abkhazia246,313 inhab.8,653 km²28.47 inhab./km²
47Afghanistan31,575,018 inhab.652,864 km²48.36 inhab./km²
141Armenia2,969,942 inhab.29,743 km²99.85 inhab./km²
203Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)147,906 inhab.11,433 km²12.94 inhab./km²
92Azerbaijan9,967,730 inhab.86,573 km²115.14 inhab./km²
158Bahrain1,592,087 inhab.778 km²2,046.38 inhab./km²
8Bangladesh173,548,302 inhab.147,570 km²1,176.04 inhab./km²
144Bhutan2,788,599 inhab.38,394 km²72.63 inhab./km²
181Brunei425,383 inhab.5,765 km²73.79 inhab./km²
71Cambodia16,754,937 inhab.181,035 km²92.55 inhab./km²
1China1,394,112,547 inhab.9,596,961 km²145.27 inhab./km²
163East Timor1,261,407 inhab.14,954 km²84.35 inhab./km²
135Georgia3,729,631 inhab.57,178 km²65.23 inhab./km²
104Hong Kong7,448,885 inhab.1,110 km²6,710.71 inhab./km²
2India1,358,408,567 inhab.3,287,469 km²413.21 inhab./km²
4Indonesia268,674,755 inhab.1,913,579 km²140.40 inhab./km²
19Iran81,920,730 inhab.1,629,771 km²50.27 inhab./km²
38Iraq38,124,182 inhab.435,052 km²89.63 inhab./km²
100Israel8,793,520 inhab.20,517 km²428.60 inhab./km²
10Japan126,330,302 inhab.377,972 km²334.23 inhab./km²
88Jordan10,305,560 inhab.88,794 km²116.06 inhab./km²
65Kazakhstan18,177,465 inhab.2,724,222 km²6.67 inhab./km²
32Kurdistan44,000,000 inhab.503,000 km²87.48 inhab./km²
130Kuwait4,727,665 inhab.17,818 km²265.33 inhab./km²
114Kyrgyzstan6,256,730 inhab.199,949 km²31.29 inhab./km²
106Laos7,230,665 inhab.236,800 km²30.53 inhab./km²
111Lebanon6,629,166 inhab.10,389 km²638.09 inhab./km²
172Macau663,419 inhab.31 km²21,539.58 inhab./km²
44Malaysia32,549,402 inhab.330,345 km²98.53 inhab./km²
178Maldives512,038 inhab.131 km²3,908.69 inhab./km²
139Mongolia3,229,638 inhab.1,564,116 km²2.06 inhab./km²
26Myanmar (Burma)53,343,778 inhab.676,577 km²78.84 inhab./km²
48Nepal29,704,501 inhab.147,181 km²201.82 inhab./km²
53North Korea25,617,841 inhab.123,138 km²208.04 inhab./km²
131Oman4,669,227 inhab.309,550 km²15.08 inhab./km²
6Pakistan212,761,108 inhab.796,096 km²267.25 inhab./km²
124Palestine5,091,819 inhab.6,020 km²845.82 inhab./km²
12Philippines107,558,661 inhab.300,439 km²358.00 inhab./km²
145Qatar2,743,932 inhab.11,651 km²235.51 inhab./km²
42Saudi Arabia33,413,660 inhab.2,149,690 km²15.54 inhab./km²
117Singapore5,638,679 inhab.719 km²7,842.39 inhab./km²
27South Korea51,425,792 inhab.100,356 km²512.43 inhab./km²
218South Ossetia-Alania57,652 inhab.3,900 km²14.78 inhab./km²
59Sri Lanka21,670,721 inhab.65,610 km²330.30 inhab./km²
54Syria25,297,296 inhab.185,180 km²136.61 inhab./km²
58Taiwan23,584,865 inhab.36,197 km²651.57 inhab./km²
98Tajikistan8,931,496 inhab.142,627 km²62.62 inhab./km²
20Thailand68,863,629 inhab.513,115 km²134.21 inhab./km²
18Turkey82,003,882 inhab.783,562 km²104.66 inhab./km²
102Turkmenistan8,481,200 inhab.491,210 km²17.27 inhab./km²
94United Arab Emirates9,541,615 inhab.83,600 km²114.13 inhab./km²
43Uzbekistan32,653,885 inhab.448,970 km²72.73 inhab./km²
15Vietnam96,395,051 inhab.331,231 km²291.02 inhab./km²
41Yemen34,232,322 inhab.527,968 km²64.84 inhab./km²