The world population data is based on the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom by the Heritage Foundation. The total world population stands at 7.42 billion people at the time of this study.
The total population of this region stands at 433 million people (or 5.8% of the world's population). Egypt is the most populous country in this region, with a population of 94.8 million people.
Iran is second with 81.4 million people. Algeria takes third with a population of 41.5 million people.