Population Growth Rate by Country in 1962

In the year 1962, the world experienced a population growth rate of 2.1% and global population grew with total of 65,646,359 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a rate of 12.064%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with a population growth rate of 10.752%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with 9.405% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis with -1.709%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta with a population growth rate of -0.581%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat with -0.57% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Latin America and the Caribbean with a rate of 2.762%. Closely followed by Africa with a population growth rate of 2.448%, and Asia with a 2.428% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central Asia had the highest population growth rate of 3.523%. Closely followed by Central America with a population growth rate of 3.196%, and Southern Africa with a 2.96% 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 3.464%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 1.199%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1962

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 12.064% 5,437
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 10.752% 40,625
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 9.405% 298
4 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 8.856% 3,504
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 7.367% 811
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 7.159% 2,687
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 5.402% 8,041
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 4.935% 6,232
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 4.638% 4,351
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 4.546% 42,480
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 4.505% 4,194
12 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 4.505% 223
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 4.473% 1,518
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 4.28% 88,546
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 4.019% 7,476
16 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 3.917% 353,963
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.892% 325,440
18 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.872% 154,786
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.83% 58,790
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.767% 10,859
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.702% 6,417
22 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 3.609% 1,667
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 3.56% 1,234
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 3.546% 51,307
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.543% 157,955
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 3.534% 416,203
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.522% 80,540
28 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.46% 302,864
29 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 3.438% 59,025
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 3.414% 80,859
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.352% 250,739
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.326% 545
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3.316% 67,612
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 3.29% 1,272,491
35 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 3.264% 7,228
36 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 3.261% 2,833
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3.26% 59,592
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 3.257% 143,709
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 3.252% 33,989
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 3.234% 113,857
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 3.221% 298
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 3.207% 319,380
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.188% 105,936
44 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 3.174% 13,575
45 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 3.136% 12,302
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 3.122% 664
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.113% 126,041
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 3.091% 59,089
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 3.085% 514,856
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.076% 24,136
51 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 3.07% 271,373
52 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3.06% 52,350
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 3.041% 253,092
54 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 3.035% 857,111
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 3.033% 1,621,598
56 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.033% 57,673
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3.031% 133
58 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 3.031% 36,256
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 3.019% 528,421
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.0% 146,833
61 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.969% 110,177
62 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.958% 2,295,150
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.935% 127,560
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.928% 315,937
65 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.923% 235,802
66 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.91% 309,695
67 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.902% 63,930
68 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.894% 141,523
69 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.879% 994,013
70 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.879% 1,969
71 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.876% 6,713
72 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2.839% 94,565
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 2.831% 2,021
74 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.825% 781
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.818% 97,611
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.816% 849,856
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.8% 632,968
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.796% 24,773
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.767% 11,685
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.767% 2,468
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.76% 2,576,325
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.731% 792,810
83 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 2.709% 3,255
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.704% 335,369
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 2.656% 16,062
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.655% 29,532
87 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.629% 748,727
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.625% 422,245
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.613% 2,513
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.601% 138,975
91 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.592% 78,353
92 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.582% 75,836
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.551% 583,025
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.526% 3,543
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.523% 1,249
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.512% 2,420
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.48% 29,614
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 2.475% 674,083
99 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.467% 49,067
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2.463% 548
101 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 2.451% 16,287,841
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.448% 92,995
103 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.426% 25,269
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 2.407% 247,083
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.393% 174,226
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.35% 24,407
107 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.347% 73,267
108 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.347% 1,130,234
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 2.345% 130,717
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 2.341% 16,616
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.324% 51,635
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 2.318% 1,018
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.313% 10,803,621
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.285% 12,256
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.282% 121,009
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 2.28% 277,748
117 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.277% 8,220
118 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.258% 47,024
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 2.224% 383
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 2.222% 504,422
121 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2.218% 55,137
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 2.188% 71,983
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 2.163% 125,200
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.162% 213
125 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 2.149% 349
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 2.139% 962
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.113% 12,971
128 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.1% 983,374
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 2.098% 158,892
130 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.084% 80,533
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.082% 147,027
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.068% 182
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 2.062% 1,555
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.05% 183,901
135 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 2.034% 172,616
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.007% 57,951
137 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.992% 11,099
138 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.978% 209,081
139 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1.965% 98
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.96% 3,970
141 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.949% 61,357
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.938% 5,378
143 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 1.915% 152
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 1.894% 5,491
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.89% 32,928
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.86% 199,207
147 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.855% 345,484
148 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.852% 74,988
149 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.851% 106,517
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.845% 16,261
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 1.821% 61,669
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.815% 3,311
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 1.804% 75,806
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.795% 42,774
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.774% 64,608
156 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.731% 1,509
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.687% 18,734
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 1.687% 41,269
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 1.674% 43,405
160 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.672% 28,537
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.626% 341,869
162 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 1.593% 135
163 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.589% 7,680
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 1.573% 4,731
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.531% 180,374
166 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.522% 2,768,410
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.486% 44,472
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.478% 72,788
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 1.47% 833
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.465% 1,979
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 1.434% 79,200
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.43% 316
173 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.428% 32
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.366% 75,070
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 1.348% 825
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.337% 762
177 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 1.302% 153,629
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.265% 6,650
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.254% 6,088
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 1.211% 532,115
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.203% 7,105
182 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 1.19% 30,861
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1.188% 26,254
184 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 1.168% 100,441
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.167% 408
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1.164% 14,525
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 1.159% 34,215
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.155% 19,446
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.137% 1,067
190 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 1.13% 48,364
191 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 1.129% 1,387,249
192 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 1.112% 336,559
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.11% 772
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 1.075% 53
195 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 1.061% 329,487
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.048% 6,302
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 1.025% 60
198 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 1.017% 474,296
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.008% 642
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.964% 459
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.961% 925,330
202 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.961% 64,497
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.959% 3,066
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.945% 40,003
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.929% 452
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.914% 878
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.842% 13,697
208 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.815% 65,550
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.797% 591,451
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.79% 11,836
211 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.774% 28,153
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.766% 384,307
213 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.739% 31,639
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.734% 134
215 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.731% 40
216 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.708% 132,863
217 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.704% 31,640
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.699% 32,497
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.627% 57,897
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.62% 329,866
221 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.616% 46,744
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.613% 43,676
223 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.535% 29
224 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.477% 11
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.462% 1,084
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.352% 9,906
227 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.267% 5
228 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.228% 18
229 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.212% 20,355
230 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.2% 20,108
231 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.087% 7,718
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.071% 6,086
233 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.053% 3
234 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.109% -1
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.57% -68
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -0.581% -1,950
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -1.709% -947

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1962

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.762% 6,413,947
2 Africa 2.448% 7,302,439
3 Asia 2.428% 42,753,407
4 Oceania 2.041% 337,858
5 Northern America 1.553% 3,116,199
6 Europe 0.926% 5,722,509

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1962

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central Asia 3.523% 893,767
2 Central America 3.196% 1,687,566
3 Southern Africa 2.96% 586,004
4 Western Asia 2.89% 2,028,751
5 South-Eastern Asia 2.757% 6,276,035
6 Micronesia 2.718% 5,750
7 South America 2.712% 4,273,727
8 Eastern Africa 2.707% 2,383,073
9 Polynesia 2.586% 8,820
10 Melanesia 2.457% 68,944
11 Northern Africa 2.444% 1,646,501
12 Southern Asia 2.388% 14,837,619
13 Eastern Asia 2.292% 18,717,235
14 Middle Africa 2.247% 759,071
15 Western Africa 2.158% 1,927,790
16 Caribbean 2.072% 452,654
17 Australia/New Zealand 1.927% 254,344
18 Eastern Europe 1.042% 2,707,226
19 Western Europe 0.939% 1,455,431
20 Southern Europe 0.835% 1,000,780
21 Northern Europe 0.672% 559,072

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1962

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 3.464% 306,923
2 Lower-middle-income countries 2.421% 25,161,831
3 Middle-income countries 2.406% 52,260,977
4 Upper-middle-income countries 2.393% 27,099,146
5 Low-income countries 2.365% 3,528,332
6 High-income countries 1.199% 9,550,127

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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