Population Growth Rate by Country in 1957

In the year 1957, the world experienced a population growth rate of 2.054% and global population grew with total of 58,708,347 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with a rate of 9.339%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with a population growth rate of 8.75%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with 7.766% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat with -2.195%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population growth rate of -1.979%, and ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands with -1.773% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Latin America and the Caribbean with a rate of 2.701%. Closely followed by Asia with a population growth rate of 2.359%, and Oceania with a 2.292% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central Asia had the highest population growth rate of 3.189%. Closely followed by South-Eastern Asia with a population growth rate of 2.864%, and Central America with a 2.822% population growth.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that No income group available has the highest population growth rate of 3.796%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 1.234%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1957

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 9.339% 2,330
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 8.75% 641
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 7.766% 17,330
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 6.428% 45,612
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 5.939% 131
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 5.911% 4,277
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 5.229% 5,930
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4.939% 69,164
9 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4.586% 125,096
10 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 4.439% 1,117,348
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 4.207% 4,207
12 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 4.013% 1,239
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 3.978% 1,126
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.961% 1,090
15 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 3.937% 12,835
16 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.813% 278,085
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 3.776% 63,759
18 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 3.606% 43,518
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 3.551% 146
20 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 3.481% 344,942
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.457% 17,883
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.445% 4,957
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 3.444% 289,483
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3.431% 58,815
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 3.351% 99,975
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 3.345% 1,664
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.338% 233,238
28 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.321% 2,545
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.307% 8,012
30 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.255% 62,645
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 3.234% 2,517
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3.228% 50,022
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 3.222% 202,167
34 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3.208% 86,806
35 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 3.197% 46,307
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 3.197% 750,993
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 3.197% 281
38 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.156% 105,856
39 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 3.15% 11,507
40 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 3.144% 2,316
41 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 3.087% 779,057
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 3.078% 2,051,952
43 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 3.075% 233,161
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.072% 106,599
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.038% 86,367
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 3.032% 906,103
47 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.01% 49,197
48 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 3.008% 3,101
49 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 3.003% 1,174
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 2.999% 113,998
51 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.994% 428,933
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 2.991% 112,403
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.978% 495,725
54 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.969% 226,797
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.952% 38,239
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 2.947% 84,853
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2.934% 19,775
58 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.93% 93,838
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 2.924% 110
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.917% 55,529
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.916% 48,093
62 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 2.88% 1,780
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.87% 206,023
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 2.87% 121,023
65 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 2.857% 3,462
66 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.856% 199,481
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.855% 25,381
68 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.829% 264,077
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 2.823% 1,533
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.822% 305,634
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.812% 259,406
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.806% 105,637
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 2.806% 932,622
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.78% 83,634
75 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.769% 28,646
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 2.755% 297,575
77 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.753% 116,965
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.735% 669,120
79 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.718% 49,757
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.705% 2,284
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 2.678% 21,011
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.673% 9,846
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 2.651% 2,300
84 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.643% 1,573
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 2.637% 6,739
86 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.603% 628
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 2.574% 206
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.567% 3,167
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.549% 1,186,631
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.547% 2,080,775
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.537% 119,175
92 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.528% 67,293
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.52% 631,921
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.515% 64,691
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.504% 4,124
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.501% 19,402
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 2.499% 15,666
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2.497% 50,908
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 2.475% 379,164
100 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.436% 23,847
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 2.429% 125,726
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.419% 479,126
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.413% 4,957
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.41% 22,206
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 2.385% 15,026,203
106 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.363% 1,866
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.343% 7,543
108 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.324% 41,027
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.297% 24,359
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2.296% 51,330
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.293% 45,458
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 2.272% 331
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.247% 9,366,417
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.246% 320,093
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.241% 1,914
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.241% 984
117 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.231% 955,086
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.201% 74,417
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 2.176% 198,523
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.167% 208,977
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.147% 229,803
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 2.135% 434,827
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 2.107% 160,996
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 2.089% 324
125 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.058% 9,902
126 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.056% 19,140
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 2.044% 139,705
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 2.035% 5,555
129 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.955% 68,209
130 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 1.936% 59,601
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.922% 1,004
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 1.921% 49,832
133 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.913% 32
134 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 1.903% 807,022
135 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.903% 70,091
136 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 1.901% 577
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.887% 3,473
138 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.874% 53,608
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 1.845% 1,000
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 1.816% 87,905
141 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.81% 174,405
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 1.808% 1,235
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 1.8% 505,276
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.795% 9,922
145 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.716% 2,864,135
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.709% 330,952
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 1.701% 91
148 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.695% 8,626
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.682% 26,419
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 1.677% 66,008
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.671% 352
152 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.67% 46,595
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.663% 55,571
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.659% 4,215
155 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.647% 86,629
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 1.644% 109,853
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.635% 26,097
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 1.606% 81,963
159 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.592% 652
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 1.572% 60,513
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 1.529% 125,553
162 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 1.529% 1,751,681
163 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 1.522% 312,020
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 1.475% 246
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.467% 32,238
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1.463% 588
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.453% 14,886
168 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 1.436% 588,351
169 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.427% 8,026
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.389% 90,192
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.383% 6,277
172 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.356% 444
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.352% 6,070
174 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 1.348% 32,756
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.331% 61,127
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 1.303% 143,971
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.302% 2,602
178 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.278% 65,568
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.274% 65,567
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 1.265% 34,961
181 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1.242% 59
182 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 1.202% 28,997
183 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 1.163% 208,035
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1.13% 23,478
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.126% 15,897
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.039% 16,475
187 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1.02% 15,855
188 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.989% 75,883
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.966% 3,214
190 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.958% 77,653
191 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.919% 32,085
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 0.912% 4,542
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.91% 75,678
194 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.905% 20
195 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.893% 10,635
196 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.893% 396,116
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 0.893% 128
198 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.891% 263,508
199 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.885% 38,275
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.88% 535
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.846% 70
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.821% 753,874
203 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.792% 32,634
204 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.791% 60
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.786% 32,140
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 0.772% 513
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.762% 346
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.718% 38
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.671% 30,117
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.631% 564
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.605% 44,500
212 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.597% 38,449
213 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.593% 52,969
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.577% 54,379
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.54% 262,757
216 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.54% 47,247
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.535% 276,325
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.517% 1,596
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 0.496% 2,825
220 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.461% 22
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.448% 321,608
222 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.396% 21
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.372% 853
224 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.339% 7,898
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0.329% 7
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.299% 20,855
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.281% 61
228 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.221% 21,747
229 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.218% 2
230 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.186% 14
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -0.017% -1
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.09% -18
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland -0.525% -14,998
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man -1.364% -695
235 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -1.773% -166
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR -1.979% -3,744
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -2.195% -284

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1957

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.701% 5,470,440
2 Asia 2.359% 37,822,973
3 Oceania 2.292% 339,719
4 Africa 2.223% 5,901,882
5 Northern America 1.83% 3,361,596
6 Europe 0.989% 5,811,737

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1957

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central Asia 3.189% 682,504
2 South-Eastern Asia 2.864% 5,664,892
3 Central America 2.822% 1,282,125
4 Melanesia 2.785% 68,320
5 South America 2.768% 3,800,958
6 Western Asia 2.718% 1,662,645
7 Northern Africa 2.459% 1,466,864
8 Southern Africa 2.445% 424,411
9 Eastern Africa 2.304% 1,786,332
10 Polynesia 2.301% 6,938
11 Southern Asia 2.258% 12,492,612
12 Eastern Asia 2.25% 17,320,320
13 Micronesia 2.227% 4,154
14 Australia/New Zealand 2.191% 260,307
15 Western Africa 2.015% 1,621,492
16 Middle Africa 1.979% 602,783
17 Caribbean 1.963% 387,357
18 Eastern Europe 1.411% 3,433,866
19 Southern Europe 0.776% 894,380
20 Western Europe 0.676% 1,003,359
21 Northern Europe 0.596% 480,132

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1957

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 3.796% 280,358
2 Lower-middle-income countries 2.358% 21,748,309
3 Middle-income countries 2.357% 46,416,564
4 Upper-middle-income countries 2.357% 24,668,255
5 Low-income countries 2.083% 2,780,484
6 High-income countries 1.234% 9,230,941

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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