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Population of planetos after the events of ASOIAF

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What will the population structure of Planetos be like after ASOIAF is finished? We should now what the population is now, before that question is answered.

 

Westeros

  • Which of Westeros regions have lost most people currently?

Currently in the Seven Kingdoms, i would say that the Riverlands has lost the most people due to warfare, famine and random acts of violence. It is the center of most of ASOIAF's conflict in Westeros up to this point. The region that has lost the highest proportion of people is likely beyond the wall! Following the Riverland, the Westerlands is probably the hardest hit region. It has been depleted of many men for House Lannisters conflicts, aswell as been raided and occupied. In third place i would put the North, which has lost many men fighting House Starks wars in the south. The North has also been the victim of Iron born raiding and ravaging of the western coast. The northern most part of the North has also been raided by wildlings.

  • Which of Westeros regions will lose the most people over the course of ASOIAF?

My guess in chronological order from highest loss to lowest loss, proportionally is.

1. North

2. Riverlands

3. Crownlands

4. Westerlands/ Reach

5. Iron Isles

6. Dorne

Essos

  • Which of Essos regions has the highest proportion currently?

My confident guess is

1. Slavers Bay

2. Lhazareen

  • Which of Essos regions will lose the highest proportion over the course of ASOIAF?

My guess is

1. Slavers Bay

2. Dothraki Grassland

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Well, it would depend of different events.

- Euron has taken a big fraction of the male population of the Iron Islands to war. Very few will ever return.

- Will King's Landing go kaboom when Dany attacks? then proportionally Crowlands will lose a very high fraction of the population.

- Will JonCon greyscale trigger a plague in the Stormlands?

- Which other catastrophes awaits to other regions in Westeros?

Otherwise, yes, the North and the Riverlands will continue to shoulder most of the population losses

In Essos, yes, Slaver's Bay will decline severely and Dany will take a big fraction of Dothraki to Westeros.

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7 hours ago, rotting sea cow said:

Well, it would depend of different events.

- Euron has taken a big fraction of the male population of the Iron Islands to war. Very few will ever return.

The Iron Isles are relativly isolated, and they seem not to be the first priority of the other kingdoms.

7 hours ago, rotting sea cow said:

- Will JonCon greyscale trigger a plague in the Stormlands?

A plague is likely to spread. Do we know if greyscale transmission is affected by climate? Does temperature, humidity have any effect? Anything else? I guess that humidity may increase greyscale transmission, due to it being transferred by human contact. Temperature does impact humidity to some extent, and therefore is likely a factor.

7 hours ago, rotting sea cow said:

In Essos, yes, Slaver's Bay will decline severely and Dany will take a big fraction of Dothraki to Westeros.

Women and children too? Seems like that is the status operandi for most Dothraki khalasars.

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It's unlikely for the Others to make it to Essos.  The continent of Westeros will take the biggest loss from the Others.  Most of the people will die.  The deaths in Essos will come about because the slaves will fight for freedom while the masters will fight to keep them enslaved.  Most of the deaths will be the masters and those who support them.  Thousands of mercenaries will die.  

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The North has roughly 5 million people. They have lost maybe 20k to date. 15500 with Robb and maybe 4k or so combined in the North itself.

That leaves 4.98 million people. Hardly a population crisis.

The realms that have suffered far more are the ones where the civilian population, farms and infrastructure have been heavily affected. The Riverlands, primarily where it would seem a hundred thousand or more people may have died to date. And even the West, where the Northmen have scoured large parts of the interior after the Batlle of Oxcross.

And soon the Reach with Euron and Aegon about to have an impact. And once greyscale starts spreading, well, then the South will really pile up their dead.

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45 minutes ago, Free Northman Reborn said:

The North has roughly 5 million people. They have lost maybe 20k to date. 15500 with Robb and maybe 4k or so combined in the North itself.

That leaves 4.98 million people. Hardly a population crisis.

The North might not have lost much population yet, but they are likely to take the highest hit from the others.

45 minutes ago, Free Northman Reborn said:

The realms that have suffered far more are the ones where the civilian population, farms and infrastructure have been heavily affected. The Riverlands, primarily where it would seem a hundred thousand or more people may have died to date. And even the West, where the Northmen have scoured large parts of the interior after the Batlle of Oxcross.

My take too.

45 minutes ago, Free Northman Reborn said:

And soon the Reach with Euron and Aegon about to have an impact. And once greyscale starts spreading, well, then the South will really pile up their dead.

Will greyscale stay in the South or will it spread northwards?

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10 hours ago, Skahaz mo Kandaq said:

It's unlikely for the Others to make it to Essos.  The continent of Westeros will take the biggest loss from the Others.  Most of the people will die.  The deaths in Essos will come about because the slaves will fight for freedom while the masters will fight to keep them enslaved.  Most of the deaths will be the masters and those who support them.  Thousands of mercenaries will die.  

Supposing Westeros is as devestated as you say, what may that lead too? Perhaps there will be a large migration of Valyrian speakers into Westeros? Maybe Westeros or parts of it will become part of the Free Cities cultural sphere? Allthough i doubt it, Westeros will probably end where it started.

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9 hours ago, Baelor 'Breakspear' said:

We don't even know the whole planetos. We don't a big part of Sothoryos and there be 1-3 even 4 continents we don't know of

Yes, but let's focus on what parts of Planetos we do know.

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