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Top 10 Most Populous Asian Countries

Can you name the ten biggest Asian countries in terms of population?
Number displayed is the population within Asia only, not the total population
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Last updated: May 30, 2019
First submittedMay 22, 2016
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Population
Country
1,428 mil
China
1,369 mil
India
269.5 mil
Indonesia
204.6 mil
Pakistan
168.1 mil
Bangladesh
Population
Country
126.9 mil
Japan
108.1 mil
Philippines
97.4 mil
Vietnam
82.8 mil
Iran
71.0 mil
Turkey
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level 70
May 22, 2016
Easy points :P
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level 19
Jul 17, 2016
Same
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level 73
May 23, 2016
Until Jetpunk, I ALWAYS considered Russia to be part of Asia. Even when talking about population because 9/10 of the country is in Asia. But amazingly only 34 million people live in the Asian portion and for that reason I'm guessing it doesn't make the quiz.
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level 76
May 23, 2016
Exactly. Rounding the numbers, the divisions for land area and population are both around 25% / 75% - for land area, 75% is in Asia, and for population, 25% is in Asia.
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level 63
May 25, 2016
Russia certainly consider themselves more European (or Eastern European). It's historically and culturally European. They're a European country that took control of Siberia (because hardly anyone lives there and no one else really wanted it).
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level 49
Oct 12, 2016
They did want it. Siberia is the reason why Russia has been a major power ever since Ivan the Terrible. It was first the biggest source of furs during the Little Ice Age in the 1600s and it now provides more than 80% of gas and oil reserves. Siberia was indeed the reason that transformed Russia from an agriculture-based country to a trade and industrial behemoth.
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level 30
Oct 16, 2016
Maybe if they hadn't killed between 40-65 million of their own, the population would be higher, especially in Siberia, the Asian part, which ironically is where a lot of those people went.
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level 62
May 25, 2016
Tagline says European, yet it is about Asia
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level ∞
Oct 12, 2016
Fixed
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level 32
Jun 16, 2016
I was scared for a second. I almost forgot TURKEY!
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level 66
Oct 12, 2016
Same here. Got it with 3 seconds left.
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level 33
Feb 11, 2017
i almost forgot philippines six seconds left
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level 50
Jun 18, 2016
10/10 average score. Nice.
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level 60
Oct 12, 2016
If you count Turkey as part of Asia then you also must count Russia.
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level ∞
Oct 12, 2016
Why would we count Russia? The Asian population of Russia is no where near big enough to make the list. And, as noted, the Turkish population has been adjusted to remove its European part.
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level 33
Feb 11, 2017
evidently about 70 million people live in the asian part of turkey unlike russia's 30 million. 30 million is definetly more than 70 million.
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level 30
Feb 16, 2019
In fact, several other countries would have a Fun time on this list if this were “All Asian countries more populous than Siberia” or something like that. Things like Myanmar, Thailand, South Korea and Iraq all have more people.
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level 57
Feb 27, 2019
Definitely* less*
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level 54
Jun 28, 2019
@JackintheBox, *When you don't get sarcasm*
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level 44
Oct 12, 2016
Forgot turkey as I think of Turkey as an european country...
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level 58
Nov 7, 2017
It's not.
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level 58
Nov 7, 2017
Also a*
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level 17
Oct 12, 2016
Isn't Turkey part of the Middle East?
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level 65
Oct 12, 2016
Yes. But the Middle East is part of Asia.
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level 67
Sep 15, 2018
And the Middle East is only "the Middle East" if you're standing in Europe.
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level 30
Feb 16, 2019
Correction: the Middle East is MOSTLY Asia but contains Egypt, which is primarily in Africa and turkey, which contains a tiny portion of Europe
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level 22
Oct 12, 2016
had 3 seconds left
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level 44
Oct 13, 2016
Aye I agree was pretty easy
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level 50
Oct 19, 2016
I got 7/10, is that good for an American?
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level 33
Feb 11, 2017
no
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level 45
Feb 16, 2019
lol no i got them all in 20 seconds
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level 33
Mar 24, 2017
I won't be surprised if someday Turkey appear in a quizz being part of the Caribbean.
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level 54
Jun 26, 2019
I could go for some spicy Jerk Turk right about now.
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level 24
Jun 9, 2017
missed iran
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level 67
Jan 6, 2018
I'm surprised that Thailand isn't on this list.
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level 66
Jan 9, 2018
Me too, but the Thai population is 68.86M per me googling just now. Just missed the cut.
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level 43
Mar 27, 2018
turkey's population is wildly off. It is almost at 80m now, 79.51
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level 57
May 20, 2018
I think that's because a bit of Turkey is in Europe and that part of the population has been removed.
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level 57
Feb 27, 2019
Read the description
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level 47
Sep 15, 2018
Always somehow miss out Turkey in quizzes that involve Asia.
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level 43
Feb 16, 2019
32% thinks Turkey is Europe :D
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level 46
Feb 27, 2019
Got Pakistan to complete it with 0:17 remaining. I have now reached 952 points.
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level 21
Jun 26, 2019
To be honest, even though I live in Asia (Japan) I didn't think I would get all of the answers
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level 44
Jun 26, 2019
Turkey has a population of 82 million, while Iran's population hits 83 million in 2019.
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level 73
Jun 27, 2019
•Number displayed is the population within Asia only, not the total population
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level 49
Jun 27, 2019
4 billion in 10 countries. More than the other 180+ combined