The world is divided into 7 continents and each is separated by geographical divisions and many other factors like language spoken, culture, religion etc. Here’s a list of the largest continents in terms of population.
The biggest continent in the world is Asia. This continent has a total of 47 countries and a total population of 416452000. Asia spreads over an area of 43820000 sq km. The next largest continent in the world in terms of its population is Africa.
Africa is home to 57 countries and a total population of 1022234000. The third largest continent in the world is Europe which has a total population of 738199000. This population resides in the 50 countries of this continent.
North America is the 4th largest continent in the world as it has a population of 542056000 which is distributed in the 23 countries that it has. South America comes next with a population of 392555000 and 12 countries in total.
South America covers an area of 17840000 sq km. Australia is the 6th largest continent in the world which is due to the fact that it covers an area of 29127000 and has 3 countries. Antarctica is last on this list because it has no living inhabitants on it.