Population Growth Rate by Country in 1959

In the year 1959, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.703% and global population grew with total of 50,594,048 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with a rate of 10.794%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with a population growth rate of 9.358%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with 8.339% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat with -2.444%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population growth rate of -2.357%, and ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands with -2.146% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Latin America and the Caribbean with a rate of 2.745%. Closely followed by Africa with a population growth rate of 2.345%, and Oceania with a 2.235% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central Asia had the highest population growth rate of 3.381%. Closely followed by Central America with a population growth rate of 2.969%, and South-Eastern Asia with a 2.906% 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 3.682%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 1.245%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1959

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 10.794% 29,601
2 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 9.358% 2,814
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 8.339% 725
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 5.784% 46,399
5 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 5.765% 1,958
6 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 5.63% 139
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 5.485% 6,925
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 5.392% 4,369
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 4.622% 5,048
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4.411% 67,835
11 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4.334% 129,360
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 4.31% 1,326
13 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 4.295% 1,179,198
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 4.148% 1,238
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 4.035% 73,656
16 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 3.848% 13,553
17 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 3.807% 168
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.76% 5,815
19 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.692% 290,374
20 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 3.646% 47,317
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.559% 266,070
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3.541% 65,084
23 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.493% 71,902
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 3.472% 312,590
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.441% 8,921
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 3.408% 52,747
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 3.407% 361,540
28 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.405% 121,901
29 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.399% 2,786
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3.394% 136
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.39% 18,785
32 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 3.371% 272,527
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3.34% 55,274
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 3.336% 106,431
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 3.318% 31,370
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 3.317% 1,918
37 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 3.311% 2,601
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.307% 45,613
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 3.257% 217,903
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 3.227% 2,679
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 3.214% 128,526
42 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 3.201% 3,515
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 3.188% 12,412
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 3.131% 783,882
45 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 3.121% 1,297
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.114% 94,151
47 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 3.092% 2,191,672
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.08% 113,664
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 3.077% 1,632
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.072% 124,000
51 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 3.068% 466,627
52 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3.049% 87,821
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.038% 21,740
54 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.032% 52,652
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.026% 451
56 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 3.02% 958,818
57 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.013% 134,739
58 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 2.989% 3,841
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 2.985% 1,050,163
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.964% 225,368
61 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.935% 99,671
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.926% 216,515
63 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.926% 59,059
64 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 2.918% 1,911
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.916% 50,930
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2.915% 62,661
67 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.898% 286,280
68 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.893% 233,910
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.877% 114,519
70 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.875% 31,468
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.847% 762,077
72 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.843% 277,487
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.837% 733,074
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.819% 89,706
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.808% 321,526
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 2.806% 2,572
77 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.793% 125,427
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 2.764% 84,303
79 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.762% 1,735
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.748% 1,346,439
81 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.746% 699
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.724% 10,591
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 2.711% 7,306
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 2.706% 229
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.687% 51,936
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.662% 554,177
87 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.659% 3,459
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.653% 2,283,077
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 2.627% 17,330
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.62% 21,394
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.611% 2,325
92 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.603% 70,415
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.569% 127,001
94 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.567% 676,325
95 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.545% 71,199
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 2.54% 408,842
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.536% 26,099
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.512% 5,420
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 2.496% 20,643
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.407% 1,079,414
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.405% 1,992
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 2.391% 228,401
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.391% 23,111
104 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.387% 355,806
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.378% 1,093
106 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.372% 43,879
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.367% 2,117
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.361% 26,212
109 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.351% 499,008
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.318% 82,001
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.304% 7,769
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.261% 9,854,871
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 2.257% 257,115
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 2.257% 122,290
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.25% 46,701
116 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.237% 392,083
117 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.214% 21,504
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 2.17% 461,251
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.167% 150,134
120 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 2.161% 329
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.15% 3,698
122 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.147% 10,774
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.147% 216,143
124 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 2.114% 668
125 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 2.078% 165,668
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.061% 230,055
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 2.057% 146,446
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.051% 74,490
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 2.041% 5,801
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.04% 189
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 2.022% 349
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.983% 11,387
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 1.976% 99,364
134 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 1.97% 109
135 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 1.96% 863,190
136 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.96% 45,755
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 1.955% 1,387
138 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.942% 34
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 1.94% 62,082
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 1.937% 52,182
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.919% 1,042
142 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.916% 73,343
143 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.91% 56,756
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.907% 308
145 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.875% 794
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.848% 3,534
147 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.825% 182,176
148 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.815% 9,563
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.785% 3,680
150 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.766% 96,113
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 1.741% 69,275
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 1.737% 147,073
153 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.733% 28,601
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.714% 4,504
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.703% 58,866
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 1.684% 947
157 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.675% 27,206
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.657% 9,611
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 1.654% 87,156
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.629% 326,165
161 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.629% 2,823,188
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.594% 16,847
163 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.588% 35,947
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.585% 105,820
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 1.575% 457,726
166 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 1.52% 118
167 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 1.461% 615,734
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.447% 6,681
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 1.441% 58,550
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.419% 66,935
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1.418% 587
172 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.413% 476
173 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 1.392% 34,474
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.371% 6,399
175 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 1.349% 1,592,746
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 1.347% 152,755
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 1.337% 37,937
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.33% 38,147
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.328% 70,051
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 1.328% 33,161
181 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.246% 65,588
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1.224% 26,028
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 1.155% 95,748
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.141% 16,491
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.128% 18,290
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.05% 5,333
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.015% 22
188 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 1.014% 458,564
189 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 1.002% 183,148
190 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.961% 289,668
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.958% 895,992
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.956% 442
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.949% 15,044
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.939% 203
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.919% 569
196 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.858% 35,659
197 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.838% 36,811
198 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.836% 29,695
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.826% 40
200 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.82% 64,144
201 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.802% 18
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 0.797% 538
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.797% 39
204 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.761% 31,815
205 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.718% 64,997
206 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.698% 53
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.697% 632
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.693% 58
209 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.689% 37
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.677% 57,167
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.657% 476,886
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.654% 29,783
213 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.648% 4,224,317
214 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.642% 41,920
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.631% 310,738
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.625% 1,952
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.62% 46,218
218 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.573% 6,917
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.538% 281,164
220 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.522% 46,190
221 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.509% 1,177
222 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.501% 49,820
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 0.485% 2,788
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.45% 31,539
225 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.374% 20
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.319% 30,363
227 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.313% 7,326
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.281% 946
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.161% 35
230 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.0% 0
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.241% -48
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland -0.512% -14,453
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -0.625% -36
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man -1.481% -734
235 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -2.146% -193
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR -2.357% -4,268
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -2.444% -301

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1959

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.745% 5,868,770
2 Africa 2.345% 6,510,489
3 Oceania 2.235% 346,492
4 Asia 1.717% 28,723,515
5 Northern America 1.685% 3,217,223
6 Europe 0.988% 5,927,559

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1959

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central Asia 3.381% 772,427
2 Central America 2.969% 1,427,918
3 South-Eastern Asia 2.906% 6,088,662
4 Melanesia 2.781% 72,143
5 South America 2.779% 4,032,705
6 Western Asia 2.761% 1,783,030
7 Eastern Africa 2.572% 2,091,159
8 Southern Africa 2.516% 458,736
9 Northern Africa 2.469% 1,545,902
10 Micronesia 2.462% 4,814
11 Polynesia 2.415% 7,637
12 Southern Asia 2.315% 13,400,088
13 Australia/New Zealand 2.112% 261,898
14 Middle Africa 2.096% 664,157
15 Western Africa 2.089% 1,750,535
16 Caribbean 1.988% 408,147
17 Eastern Europe 1.292% 3,232,282
18 Eastern Asia 0.838% 6,679,308
19 Western Europe 0.831% 1,252,792
20 Southern Europe 0.818% 957,934
21 Northern Europe 0.594% 484,551

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1959

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 3.682% 293,172
2 Lower-middle-income countries 2.414% 23,345,792
3 Low-income countries 2.23% 3,103,729
4 Middle-income countries 1.831% 37,637,833
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.313% 14,292,041
6 High-income countries 1.245% 9,559,314

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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