Africa is big, it is so big that it could contain China, the US, India, the EU and Japan. Africa currently has ca. 1 billion inhabitants. This number is expected to grow to 1.76 billion by 2050. In comparison: EU now has 500 million, US 330 million, China 1.40 billion, India 1.20 billion, Japan 127 million or 3.38 billion in total.
[wikipedia.org] – World population