51% World population in Asia

More than half the world’s population lives inside this circle

As of May last year, this highlighted area over south and eastern Asia contains just over half the world’s population (51 percent). That circle encompasses China, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Burma, Thailand, South Korea, Nepal, Malaysia, North Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia and Bhutan. “I’m glad I’ve moved to these parts,” wrote Reddit user Valeriepieris, who posted the map.