How demographic and socio-economic developments are changing the most populous continent on Earth
By Ruth Müller, Theresa Damm and Reiner Klingholz
Asia, with its more than four billion inhabitants, will soon become the world's largest market. However, the fifty countries differ considerably regarding their potentials. This study clusters them into six groups with similar characteristics regarding population, living conditions, economics, politics and the environment. Twenty states are analysed in separate chapters.