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List of regional organizations by population

The following is a list of regional organizations by population in 2018.

List

Flag/Logo Entities Date formed Population %[a] Notes
World 7,643,292,470 100% Population Clock
Asia Cooperation Dialogue 2002 4,317,290,284 56.48% Membership overlap with ASEAN, SAARC
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership 2015 3,400,000,000 44.48% A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) scheme of the 10 ASEAN Member States and its FTA Partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and New Zealand) to be concluded by the end of 2015
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2001 3,247,750,955 44.47% Membership overlap with CIS and Eurasian Economic Community, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
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BRICS 2008 3,040,000,000 39.77% An association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 1989 2,700,000,000 3.53% Membership overlap with Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, Eurasian Economic Community, North American Free Trade Agreement, NATO, OPEC, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Mercosur/Mercosul, Union of South American Nations, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States,
Commonwealth of Nations 1931 1,921,974,000 25.15% Membership overlap with European Union, European Economic Area, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, African Union, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, Union of South American Nations, Caribbean Community, CARIFORUM, NATO, and Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Small Island Developing States
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 1985 1,713,870,000 23.46% Membership overlap with Economic Cooperation Organization, Commonwealth of Nations
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Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe 1975 1,200,000,000 15.7% Membership overlap with EU, NATO
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Organization of American States 1908 910,720,588 11.92% Membership overlap with NATO, North American Free Trade Agreement, Mercosur/Mercosul, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Union of South American States, CAFTA-DR, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, RIO Group, Caribbean Community, Association of Caribbean States
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NATO 1949 880,978,798 11.53% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Nations, European Union, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, North American Free Trade Agreement, Organization of American States)
African Union 2002 850,000,000 11.12% Membership overlap with Arab League, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Commonwealth of Nations, La Francophonie, Latin Union
Council of Europe 1949 820,000,000 10.73% Membership overlap with
Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance 1948 754,901,942 9.88% Membership overlap with Organization of American States
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Community of Latin American and Caribbean States 2010 652,012,001 8.53% Membership overlap with Organization of American States
ASEAN 1967 558,812,200 7.31% Membership overlap with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Small Islands Developing States
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Latin American Integration Association 1980 515,722,726 6.75% Membership overlap with Organization of American States
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European Union 1957 512,596,400 6.55% Membership overlap with NATO, Commonwealth of Nations, European Economic Area[2]
European Economic Area 1994 500,017,119 6.54% Membership overlap with European Union, European Free Trade Association, Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie
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North American Free Trade Agreement 1994 457,284,932 5.98% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Nations, NATO, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, CAFTA-DR, Organization of American States
Economic Cooperation Organization 1985 405,139,000 5.3% Membership overlap with South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
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Arab League 1945 404,034,810 6.13% Membership overlap with African Union, La Francophonie
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Union of South American Nations 2005 379,782,748 4.97% Membership overlap with Mercosur/Mercosul, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Latin Union, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, RIO Group, Association of Caribbean States
Flag of OPEC.svg
OPEC 1960 369,814,472 4.84% Membership overlap with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, Organization of American States, African Union, Economic Cooperation Organization, Union of South American Nations, Arab League, Mercosur or Mercosul
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation 1992 330,000,000[3] 4.32% Membership overlap with
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Commonwealth of Independent States 1991 277,983,490 3.64% Membership overlap with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
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Mercosur/Mercosul 1991 265,212,435 3.47% Membership overlap with Union of South American Nations, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Unions of South American Nations, Latin Union, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, RIO Group, Organization of American States
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Association of Caribbean States 1994 237,000,000 3.1% An economic zone of Central American plus Caribbean states along with northern South America. Membership overlap with Latin Union, La Francophonie, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, Union of South American Nations, Caribbean Community, CARIFORUM, RIO Group, CAFTA-DR, Organization of American States
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Pacific Alliance 2012 218,536,683 2.86% Membership overlap with Organization of American States
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Collective Security Treaty Organisation 1994 210,000,000 2.75% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Independent States, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
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Eurasian Economic Union 2001 205,693,649 2.69% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Independent States and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Visegrád Group logo.svg
Visegrád Group 1991 64,320,833 0.84% Membership overlap with EU
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GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development 1999 62,140,327 0.81% Membership overlap with EU
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Central American Integration System 1993 51,152,936 0.67% An economic and political organization of eight Central American states Membership overlap with Latin Union, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, Union of South American Nations, Association of Caribbean States, RIO Group, CAFTA-DR, Organization of American States
Benelux Logo.svg
Benelux 1948 29,300,000 0.38% Membership overlap with EU
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Nordic Council 1953 25,880,000 0.34% Membership overlap with EU
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Central European Free Trade Agreement 1992 21,907,354 0.29% Membership overlap with
Flag of CARICOM.svg
CARICOM 1973 18,095,201 0.24% An economic organization made up of fifteen full members, (fourteen independent countries + one British overseas territory.) Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Nations, La Francophonie, Small Islands Developing States, CARIFORUM, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, Union of South American Nations, Association of Caribbean States, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, RIO Group, Central American Integration System, Organization of American States

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Percentage of world population

References

  1. ^ Logo of first meeting
  2. ^ Eurostat data Archived 6 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine Eurostat population demography data as of 1 January 2006, extrapolated to 1 January 2007
  3. ^ [www.dailysabah.com]

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