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Eastern eurasia, southeastern asia, western europe, right of the mississippi - More population where civilizations are, which allows for more job diversity and healthcare and food and technology - India and China have a history of stable civilization and have good access to resources - Population is like compound interest - Other ancient civilizations failed (like egypt) didnt see a population surge because of their unfavorable location or discontinuous civilization - Europe and the US grew fast because of the industrial and scientific revolution happened there first (which is why they didnt need the history of civilization). Medical improvements helped dramatically - All places now have civilization and access to medical stuff which is why many places are growing, but the cultural and physical landscape is not the same everywhere, which is why there are differences - East Asia biggest = 1.5 billion people, south asia = 1.4 billion, sub saharan africa = 700 million, SE asia = 600 million, middle east = 550 million, south america = 500 million, western europe = 400 million, north america = 340 million, eastern europe = 200 million, russia = 145 million, japan = 127 million, mexico = 115 million, central asia = 100 million, turkey = 70 million, central america = 45 million, carribean = 40 million, australia = 23 million - Some regions are growing and some regions are shrinking, so the data is far from stagnant - Demographic transition model explains population growth/decay
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