Population Comparison: China, EU, USA, and Japan

Below we compare the population and GDP figures of the top 4 economies (or economic regions) in the world according to 2017 nominal GDP figures: China, the European Union, the United States of America, and Japan.

EntityPopulation
(2019)
Area
(Km²)
Density
(P/Km²)
World Population
Share
GDP
(trillion $ 2017)
China 1,433,783,686 9,388,211 153 18.6 % $ 12.24
E.U. 444,986,729 3,997,838 111 5.8 % $ 17.28
U.S.A. 329,064,917 9,147,420 36 4.3 % $ 19.39
Japan 126,860,301 364,555 348 1.6 % $ 4.87

Notes

  • G.D.P. figures show nominal GDP in trillions of US dollars according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  • Population figures show the medium-fertility variant estimates according to the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision.