The current population of Africa is 1,320,038,540 as of Thursday, November 14, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
Africa population is equivalent to 16.72% of the total world population.
Africa ranks number 2 among regions of the world (roughly equivalent to "continents"), ordered by population.
The population density in Africa is 44 per Km2 (114 people per mi2).
The total land area is 29,648,481 Km2 (11,447,338 sq. miles)
43.4 % of the population is urban (567,387,619 people in 2019)
The median age in Africa is 19.4 years.