Youth in Asia

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Youth in Asia constituted the largest youth population by region in 2015, numbering 718 million.[1] The United Nations defines youth as persons aged 15 to 24 years.[2] The number of youth in Asia is projected to decline to 619 million by 2060.


  1. ^ "Population Facts: Youth population trends and sustainable development" (PDF). UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Youth - Definition - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization".