The Future Of Europe’s Population Image credit: Willy Barton/Shutterstock.com. This decrease in population is not unique to the Baltic states, but is also projected to hit numerous other countries. Sources: International Data Base, International Programs Center, CIA... [...] Serbia: The population is projected to drop from 8.7 million in 2020 to 7.1 million in 2050, an 18.9% decline. 8 1A population shift to Africa: Africa’s population is projected to increase the most and make up a greater share of the global population by 2050. In 2018, for the first time in history, persons aged 65 … The “population growth rate” is the rate at which the number of individuals in a population increases in a given time period, expressed as a fraction of the initial population. Europe is the only region anticipated to have a lower population in 2050 as compared with 2017. Population Pyramids: Northern Europe - 2050. This statistic shows the total population of the EU member states in 2019, with a forecast for 2050, sorted by country. Growth regions. The shares of Europe and Asia in the global population are expected to decrease, while the Americas will hold steady. Other indicators visualized on maps: (In English only, for now) Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19) Europe's Muslim population will likely double by 2050 even if European countries stop accepting refugees, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. By 2050, one in four persons living in Europe and Northern America could be aged 65 or over. The table below shows that from 2020 to 2050, the bulk of the world's population growth is predicted to take place in Africa: of the additional 1.9 billion people projected between 2020 and 2050, 1.2 billion will be added in Africa, 0.7 billion in Asia and zero in the rest of the world. Projected population growth rate in European countries, 2017 to 2050: Population Pyramids: Southern Europe - 2050. Projected population change in European countries from 2017 to 2050. Other indicators visualized on maps: (In English only, for now) Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19) In 2019, Germany was the leading EU country in terms of population. According to recent findings, Europe will lose roughly thirty million people of working age by 2050. European Countries by population (2020) Click on each country to view current estimates (live population clock), historical data, list of countries, and projected figures. India is expected to pass China in population in 2024, China's population is projected to stay stable and then to slowly fall, while India's is rising.