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Population growth rate (%)

See how world countries compare to each other in terms of Population growth rate. Follow the color coded map to visually see how Population growth rate is distributed between world countries. The darker the color, the higher the value. You can filter which regions to display in the table. When filters are used the two ranks are displayed: the one within the current filter set and the global rank.

The average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative. The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools, hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapid population growth can be seen as threatening by neighboring countries.

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# Country Value Last update
1 / 1 Flag of Qatar Qatar 4.93 2012 est.
2 / 2 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 4.36 2012 est.
3 / 3 Flag of Niger Niger 3.36 2012 est.
4 / 4 Flag of Uganda Uganda 3.30 2012 est.
5 / 5 Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 3.17 2012 est.
6 / 6 Flag of Gaza Strip Gaza Strip 3.11 2012 est.
7 / 7 Flag of Burundi Burundi 3.10 2012 est.
8 / 8 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 3.07 2012 est.
9 / 9 Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 3.06 2012 est.
10 / 10 Flag of Western Sahara Western Sahara 3.03 2012 est.
11 / 11 Flag of Mali Mali 3.02 2012 est.
12 / 12 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 2.90 2012 est.
13 / 13 Flag of Zambia Zambia 2.89 2012 est.
14 / 14 Flag of Benin Benin 2.88 2012 est.
15 / 15 Flag of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Republic of the 2.85 2012 est.
16 / 16 Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 2.85 2012 est.
17 / 17 Flag of Angola Angola 2.78 2012 est.
18 / 18 Flag of Malawi Malawi 2.76 2012 est.
19 / 19 Flag of Rwanda Rwanda 2.75 2012 est.
20 / 20 Flag of Togo Togo 2.75 2012 est.
21 / 21 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 2.68 2012 est.
22 / 22 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 2.65 2012 est.
23 / 23 Flag of Guinea Guinea 2.64 2012 est.
24 / 24 Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 2.61 2012 est.
25 / 25 Flag of Liberia Liberia 2.61 2012 est.
26 / 26 Flag of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the 2.58 2012 est.
27 / 27 Flag of Yemen Yemen 2.58 2012 est.
28 / 28 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 2.55 2012 est.
29 / 29 Flag of Senegal Senegal 2.53 2012 est.
30 / 30 Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 2.49 2012 est.
31 / 31 Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 2.44 2012 est.
32 / 32 Flag of Kenya Kenya 2.44 2012 est.
33 / 33 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 2.44 2012 est.
34 / 34 Flag of Eritrea Eritrea 2.42 2012 est.
35 / 35 Flag of Iraq Iraq 2.35 2012 est.
36 / 36 Flag of Gambia, The Gambia, The 2.34 2012 est.
37 / 37 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 2.32 2012 est.
38 / 38 Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 2.29 2012 est.
39 / 39 Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 2.28 2012 est.
40 / 40 Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 2.24 2012 est.
41 / 41 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 2.22 2012 est.
42 / 42 Flag of Ghana Ghana 2.20 2012 est.
43 / 43 Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 2.17 2012 est.
44 / 44 Flag of Anguilla Anguilla 2.15 2012 est.
45 / 45 Flag of Central African Republic Central African Republic 2.14 2012 est.
46 / 46 Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu 2.12 2012 est.
47 / 47 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 2.08 2012 est.
48 / 48 Flag of Comoros Comoros 2.06 2012 est.
49 / 49 Flag of West Bank West Bank 2.06 2012 est.
50 / 50 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 2.04 2012 est.
51 / 51 Flag of Oman Oman 2.04 2012 est.
52 / 52 Flag of Belize Belize 2.01 2012 est.
53 / 53 Flag of Libya Libya 2.01 2012 est.
54 / 54 Flag of Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe 2.00 2012 est.
55 / 55 Flag of Singapore Singapore 1.99 2012 est.
56 / 56 Flag of Chad Chad 1.98 2012 est.
57 / 57 Flag of Gabon Gabon 1.98 2012 est.
58 / 58 Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1.97 2012 est.
59 / 59 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 1.95 2012 est.
60 / 60 Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 1.94 2012 est.
61 / 61 Flag of Algeria Algeria 1.92 2012 est.
62 / 62 Flag of Egypt Egypt 1.92 2012 est.
63 / 63 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 1.88 2012 est.
64 / 64 Flag of Sudan Sudan 1.88 2012 est.
65 / 65 Flag of Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 1.87 2012 est.
66 / 66 Flag of Philippines Philippines 1.87 2012 est.
67 / 67 Flag of Honduras Honduras 1.84 2012 est.
68 / 68 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 1.82 2012 est.
69 / 69 Flag of Nepal Nepal 1.77 2012 est.
70 / 70 Flag of Brunei Brunei 1.69 2012 est.
71 / 71 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 1.69 2012 est.
72 / 72 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 1.66 2012 est.
73 / 73 Flag of Laos Laos 1.66 2012 est.
74 / 74 Flag of Somalia Somalia 1.60 2012 est.
75 / 75 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 1.58 2012 est.
76 / 76 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 1.57 2012 est.
77 / 77 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 1.55 2012 est.
78 / 78 Flag of Israel Israel 1.54 2012 est.
79 / 79 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 1.54 2012 est.
80 / 80 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1.52 2012 est.
81 / 81 Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia 1.49 2012 est.
82 / 82 Flag of Botswana Botswana 1.48 2012 est.
83 / 83 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 1.47 2012 est.
84 / 84 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 1.47 2012 est.
85 / 85 Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde 1.43 2012 est.
86 / 86 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 1.42 2012 est.
87 / 87 Flag of Aruba Aruba 1.41 2012 est.
88 / 88 Flag of Panama Panama 1.41 2012 est.
89 / 89 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1.31 2012 est.
90 / 90 Flag of India India 1.31 2012 est.
91 / 91 Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica 1.29 2012 est.
92 / 92 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 1.28 2012 est.
93 / 93 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 1.26 2012 est.
94 / 94 Flag of Iran Iran 1.25 2012 est.
95 / 95 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1.24 2012 est.
96 / 96 Flag of Kiribati Kiribati 1.23 2012 est.
97 / 97 Flag of Suriname Suriname 1.22 2012 est.
98 / 98 Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 1.20 2012 est.
99 / 99 Flag of Turkey Turkey 1.20 2012 est.
100 / 100 Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 1.18 2012 est.
101 / 101 Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island 1.14 2010 est.
102 / 102 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 1.14 2012 est.
103 / 103 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 1.14 2012 est.
104 / 104 Flag of Australia Australia 1.13 2012 est.
105 / 105 Flag of Colombia Colombia 1.13 2012 est.
106 / 106 Flag of Ireland Ireland 1.11 2012 est.
107 / 107 Flag of Mexico Mexico 1.09 2012 est.
108 / 108 Flag of Burma Burma 1.07 2012 est.
109 / 109 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 1.07 2012 est.
110 / 110 Flag of Morocco Morocco 1.05 2012 est.
111 / 111 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 1.05 2012 est.
112 / 112 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 1.03 2012 est.
113 / 113 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1.02 2012 est.
114 / 114 Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia 1.02 2012 est.
115 / 115 Flag of Peru Peru 1.02 2012 est.
116 / 116 Flag of Argentina Argentina 1.00 2012 est.
117 / 117 Flag of San Marino San Marino 0.98 2012 est.
118 / 118 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 0.96 2012 est.
119 / 119 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 0.94 2012 est.
120 / 120 Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 0.92 2012 est.
121 / 121 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 0.92 2012 est.
122 / 122 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 0.91 2012 est.
123 / 123 Flag of Bahamas, The Bahamas, The 0.90 2012 est.
124 / 124 Flag of United States United States 0.90 2012 est.
125 / 125 Flag of Haiti Haiti 0.89 2012 est.
126 / 126 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 0.89 2012 est.
127 / 127 Flag of Chile Chile 0.88 2012 est.
128 / 128 Flag of Isle of Man Isle of Man 0.88 2012 est.
129 / 129 Flag of Macau Macau 0.87 2012 est.
130 / 130 Flag of Brazil Brazil 0.86 2012 est.
131 / 131 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 0.86 2012 est.
132 / 132 Flag of Jersey Jersey 0.83 2012 est.
133 / 133 Flag of Namibia Namibia 0.82 2012 est.
134 / 134 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.81 2012 est.
135 / 135 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0.80 2012 est.
136 / 136 Flag of Canada Canada 0.78 2012 est.
137 / 137 Flag of Fiji Fiji 0.77 2012 est.
138 / 138 Flag of Tuvalu Tuvalu 0.73 2012 est.
139 / 139 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 0.71 2012 est.
140 / 140 Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 0.71 2012 est.
141 / 141 Flag of Iceland Iceland 0.67 2012 est.
142 / 142 Flag of Spain Spain 0.65 2012 est.
143 / 143 Flag of Nauru Nauru 0.61 2012 est.
144 / 144 Flag of Samoa Samoa 0.60 2012 est.
145 / 145 Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 0.57 2012 est.
146 / 146 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 0.55 2012 est.
147 / 147 Flag of Grenada Grenada 0.54 2012 est.
148 / 148 Flag of Korea, North Korea, North 0.54 2012 est.
149 / 149 Flag of Thailand Thailand 0.54 2012 est.
150 / 150 Flag of France France 0.50 2012 est.
151 / 151 Flag of China China 0.48 2012 est.
152 / 152 Flag of Montserrat Montserrat 0.48 2012 est.
153 / 153 Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 0.45 2012 est.
154 / 154 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 0.45 2012 est.
155 / 155 Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong 0.42 2012 est.
156 / 156 Flag of Guernsey Guernsey 0.41 2012 est.
157 / 157 Flag of Italy Italy 0.38 2012 est.
158 / 158 Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 0.38 2012 est.
159 / 159 Flag of Malta Malta 0.36 2012 est.
160 / 160 Flag of Palau Palau 0.36 2012 est.
161 / 161 Flag of Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna 0.36 2012 est.
162 / 162 Flag of Barbados Barbados 0.35 2012 est.
163 / 163 Flag of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 0.35 2012 est.
164 / 164 Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 0.33 2012 est.
165 / 165 Flag of Norway Norway 0.33 2012 est.
166 / 166 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 0.30 2012 est.
167 / 167 Flag of Taiwan Taiwan 0.29 2012 est.
168 / 168 Flag of Albania Albania 0.28 2012 est.
169 / 169 Flag of Andorra Andorra 0.27 2012 est.
170 / 170 Flag of Gibraltar Gibraltar 0.27 2012 est.
171 / 171 Flag of Denmark Denmark 0.24 2012 est.
172 / 172 Flag of Guam Guam 0.24 2012 est.
173 / 173 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 0.24 2012 est.
174 / 174 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 0.24 2012 est.
175 / 175 Flag of Dominica Dominica 0.22 2012 est.
176 / 176 Flag of Korea, South Korea, South 0.20 2012 est.
177 / 177 Flag of Tonga Tonga 0.19 2012 est.
178 / 178 Flag of Portugal Portugal 0.18 2012 est.
179 / 179 Flag of Sweden Sweden 0.17 2012 est.
180 / 180 Flag of Armenia Armenia 0.11 2012 est.
181 / 181 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 0.10 2012 est.
182 / 182 Flag of Finland Finland 0.07 2012 est.
183 / 183 Flag of Belgium Belgium 0.06 2012 est.
184 / 184 Flag of Greece Greece 0.06 2012 est.
185 / 185 Flag of Greenland Greenland 0.04 2012 est.
186 / 186 Flag of Austria Austria 0.03 2012 est.
187 / 187 Flag of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 0.01 2009 est.
188 / 188 Flag of Norfolk Island Norfolk Island 0.01 2012 est.
189 / 189 Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0.00 2010 est.
190 / 190 Flag of Holy See (Vatican City) Holy See (Vatican City) 0.00 2012 est.
191 / 191 Flag of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands 0.00 2012 est.
192 / 192 Flag of Russia Russia -0.01 2012 est.
193 / 193 Flag of Tokelau Tokelau -0.01 2012 est.
194 / 194 Flag of Niue Niue -0.03 2012 est.
195 / 195 Flag of Svalbard Svalbard -0.03 2012 est.
196 / 196 Flag of Monaco Monaco -0.07 2012 est.
197 / 197 Flag of Japan Japan -0.08 2012 est.
198 / 198 Flag of Poland Poland -0.08 2012 est.
199 / 199 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.09 2012 est.
200 / 200 Flag of Croatia Croatia -0.09 2012 est.
201 / 201 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago -0.09 2012 est.
202 / 202 Flag of Cuba Cuba -0.12 2012 est.
203 / 203 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic -0.13 2012 est.
204 / 204 Flag of Maldives Maldives -0.13 2012 est.
205 / 205 Flag of Belarus Belarus -0.18 2012 est.
206 / 206 Flag of Hungary Hungary -0.18 2012 est.
207 / 207 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia -0.19 2012 est.
208 / 208 Flag of Germany Germany -0.20 2012 est.
209 / 209 Flag of Romania Romania -0.26 2012 est.
210 / 210 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania -0.28 2012 est.
211 / 211 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.31 2012 est.
212 / 212 Flag of Georgia Georgia -0.33 2012 est.
213 / 213 Flag of Guyana Guyana -0.33 2012 est.
214 / 214 Flag of Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States of -0.34 2012 est.
215 / 215 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon -0.38 2012 est.
216 / 216 Flag of South Africa South Africa -0.41 2012 est.
217 / 217 Flag of American Samoa American Samoa -0.44 2012 est.
218 / 218 Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico -0.44 2012 est.
219 / 219 Flag of Serbia Serbia -0.46 2012 est.
220 / 220 Flag of Virgin Islands Virgin Islands -0.50 2012 est.
221 / 221 Flag of Latvia Latvia -0.60 2012 est.
222 / 222 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro -0.63 2012 est.
223 / 223 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine -0.63 2012 est.
224 / 224 Flag of Estonia Estonia -0.65 2012 est.
225 / 225 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria -0.80 2012 est.
226 / 226 Flag of Syria Syria -0.80 2012 est.
227 / 227 Flag of Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands -0.96 2012 est.
228 / 228 Flag of Jordan Jordan -0.97 2012 est.
229 / 229 Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon -0.98 2012 est.
230 / 230 Flag of Moldova Moldova -1.01 2012 est.
231 / 231 Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands -3.14 2012 est.