Asia Facts, Population Count, Statistics & News (2022)

Last Updated on: July 24th, 2021

Asia Statistics and Facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting Asia facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Asia Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 17.2 million square miles (44.6 million square kilometers)
  • Population Count: 4.555 billion (2018)
  • Top Languages Spoken: Chinese, Hindi, English, Russian, Indonesian, Arabic, Bangla, Japanese
  • Number of Recognized Countries: 48

Asia Time Zone(s):

Time zone Offset
Arabia Daylight Time UTC +4
Afghanistan Time UTC +4:30
Alma-Ata Time UTC +6
Armenia Summer Time UTC +5
Armenia Time UTC +4
Anadyr Summer Time UTC +12
Anadyr Time UTC +12
Aqtobe Time UTC +5
Arabia Standard Time UTC +3
Azerbaijan Summer Time UTC +5
Azerbaijan Time UTC +4
Brunei Darussalam Time UTC +8
Bangladesh Standard Time UTC +6
Bhutan Time UTC +6
Choibalsan Summer Time UTC +9
Choibalsan Time UTC +8
China Standard Time UTC +8
Eastern European Summer Time UTC +3
Eastern European Time UTC +2
Georgia Standard Time UTC +4
Gulf Standard Time UTC +4
Hong Kong Time UTC +8
Hovd Summer Time UTC +8
Hovd Time UTC +7
Indochina Time UTC +7
Israel Daylight Time UTC +3
Iran Daylight Time UTC +4:30
Irkutsk Summer Time UTC +9
Irkutsk Time UTC +8
Iran Standard Time UTC +3:30
Israel Standard Time UTC +2
India Standard Time UTC +5:30
Japan Standard Time UTC +9
Kyrgyzstan Time UTC +6
Krasnoyarsk Summer Time UTC +8
Krasnoyarsk Time UTC +7
Korea Standard Time UTC +9
Magadan Summer Time UTC +12
Magadan Time UTC +11
Myanmar Time UTC +6:30
Moscow Standard Time UTC +3
Maldives Time UTC +5
Malaysia Time UTC +8
Novosibirsk Summer Time UTC +7
Novosibirsk Time UTC +6
Nepal Time UTC +5:45
Omsk Summer Time UTC +7
Omsk Standard Time UTC +6
Oral Time UTC +5
Kamchatka Summer Time UTC +12
Kamchatka Time UTC +12
Philippine Time UTC +8
Pakistan Standard Time UTC +5
Pyongyang Time UTC +8:30
Qyzylorda Time UTC +6
Sakhalin Time UTC +11
Singapore Time UTC +8
Srednekolymsk Time UTC +11
Tajikistan Time UTC +5
East Timor Time UTC +9
Turkmenistan Time UTC +5
Turkey Time UTC +3
Ulaanbaatar Summer Time UTC +9
Ulaanbaatar Time UTC +8
Uzbekistan Time UTC +5
Vladivostok Summer Time UTC +11
Vladivostok Time UTC +10
Western Indonesian Time UTC +7
Eastern Indonesian Time UTC +9
Central Indonesian Time UTC +8
Yakutsk Summer Time UTC +10
Yakutsk Time UTC +9
Yekaterinburg Summer Time UTC +6
Yekaterinburg Time UTC +5

Asia Statistics

Number of South Asians that live in informal settlements:

130 million

Number of children in South Asia:

627 million

Last updated 2016

Annual growth in APAC air passengers:

4.7% annually

Last updated 2016


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Asia stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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