List of regional organizations by population

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The following is a list of regional organizations by population in 2007.

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Entities Date formed Population  %[1] Notes
World 7,302,446,600 100% Population clock
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 1989 2,700,000,000 40.95% 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 29.15% Membership overlap with European Union, European Economic Area, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, African Union, Arab League, 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
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2001 1,519,750,955 23.05% Membership overlap with CIS and Eurasian Economic Community, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 1985 1,467,255,669 22.25% Membership overlap with Economic Cooperation Organization, Commonwealth of Nations
Organization of American States 1908 910,720,588 13.81% 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
NATO 1949 880,978,798 13.36% 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 12.89% Membership overlap with Arab League, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Commonwealth of Nations, La Francophonie, Latin Union
Association of Southeast Asian Nations 1967 558,812,200 8.47% Membership overlap with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Small Islands Developing States
European Union 1957 500,900,000 7.6% Membership overlap with NATO, Commonwealth of Nations, European Economic Area Eurostat data [2]
European Economic Area 1994 500,017,119 7.58% Membership overlap with European Union, European Free Trade Association, Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie
North American Free Trade Agreement 1994 457,284,932 6.93% Membership overlap with Mercosur/Mercosul, Commonwealth of Nations, NATO, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, CAFTA-DR, Organization of American States
Economic Cooperation Organization 1985 405,139,000 6.14% Membership overlap with South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Union of South American Nations 2005 379,782,748 5.76% Membership overlap with Mercosur/Mercosul, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Latin Union, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, RIO Group, Association of Caribbean States
OPEC 1960 369,814,472 5.61% 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
Arab League 1945 339,510,535 5.15% Membership overlap with African Union, La Francophonie
Commonwealth of Independent States 1991 277,983,490 4.22% Membership overlap with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Mercosur/Mercosul 1991 265,212,435 4.02% 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
Collective Security Treaty Organisation 1994 210,000,000 3.18% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Independent States, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Eurasian Economic Community 2001 205,693,649 3.12% Membership overlap with Commonwealth of Independent States and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Central American Integration System 1993 51,152,936 0.78% 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
Association of Caribbean States 1994 237,000,000 0% 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
Caribbean Community 1973 16,743,693 0% 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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ of World Population
  2. ^ Eurostat population demography data as of 1 January 2006, extrapolated to 1 January 2007

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