Population Growth Rate by Country in 1966

In the year 1966, the world experienced a population growth rate of 2.03% and global population grew with total of 69,138,347 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a rate of 12.105%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with a population growth rate of 9.484%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with 8.326% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with -6.006%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis with a population growth rate of -2.711%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta with -1.0% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Latin America and the Caribbean with a rate of 2.626%. Closely followed by Africa with a population growth rate of 2.53%, and Asia with a 2.378% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central America had the highest population growth rate of 3.19%. Closely followed by Central Asia with a population growth rate of 3.104%, and Southern Africa with a 3.0% 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 3.262%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 1.041%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1966

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 12.105% 8,838
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 9.484% 53,587
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 8.326% 377
4 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 8.293% 4,614
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 7.442% 1,082
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 7.398% 86,717
7 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 6.94% 3,448
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 5.399% 6,200
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 4.836% 8,824
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 4.68% 236
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 4.471% 1,822
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 4.424% 4,981
13 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 4.41% 6,673
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 4.378% 108,029
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.976% 389,729
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.894% 181,852
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.86% 199,676
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.782% 4,111
19 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 3.686% 69,374
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 3.662% 7,955
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 3.65% 1,458
22 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 3.585% 3,666
23 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 3.562% 374,199
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.48% 654
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.396% 11,277
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 3.366% 356
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.361% 88,240
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.359% 287,315
29 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 3.304% 446,466
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 3.294% 1,455,008
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 3.267% 8,240
32 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.25% 325,364
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.223% 28,610
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.219% 121,580
35 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.202% 177,426
36 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.176% 988
37 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.132% 67,341
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.131% 143,661
39 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 3.127% 51,734
40 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 3.105% 8,164
41 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.094% 281,688
42 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 3.087% 60,432
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 3.082% 1,613
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 3.077% 608,982
45 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 3.056% 3,302
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 3.049% 121,573
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 3.013% 81,253
48 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.998% 2,307
49 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.988% 357,970
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.987% 29,713
51 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.985% 40,312
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.981% 1,796,202
53 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.98% 298,365
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 2.97% 5,910
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 2.968% 716
56 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.966% 945,683
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2.952% 61,121
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.929% 113,677
59 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.917% 160,284
60 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.914% 100,347
61 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.908% 71,961
62 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.887% 120,463
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.878% 516,313
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.876% 730,484
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.872% 348,328
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.857% 35,487
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.838% 138,572
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.829% 532,172
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.808% 60,240
70 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 2.778% 2,707
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.774% 32,340
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.754% 12,989
73 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.735% 87,323
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.715% 10,827
75 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.697% 2,346,118
76 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 2.687% 12,960
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.685% 159,403
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.678% 87,466
79 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.673% 900,806
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.654% 364,637
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2.642% 60,642
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 2.638% 295,350
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.634% 847,304
84 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.625% 1,396,409
85 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.625% 4,082
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 2.62% 352,222
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.615% 244,247
88 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.588% 17,461
89 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.584% 86,642
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 2.574% 2,054
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 2.57% 127,682
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 2.553% 222
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 2.529% 18,789,683
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.52% 33,264
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.519% 2,608,174
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 2.516% 477
97 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.515% 28,933
98 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.512% 794,009
99 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.488% 631,477
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.467% 103,378
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 2.455% 1,210
102 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.441% 142,302
103 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.41% 52,912
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.405% 192,831
105 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.358% 255
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 2.354% 265,989
107 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.354% 903,658
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 2.352% 701,769
109 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2.349% 44,796
110 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.344% 106,636
111 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2.322% 14,109
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2.312% 566
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 2.311% 574,249
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.298% 55,939
115 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 2.286% 3,040
116 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.252% 51,163
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.248% 219,898
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.219% 6,690
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.198% 277,240
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.176% 37,856
121 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.174% 135,383
122 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2.166% 79,794
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.164% 40,872
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.156% 165,774
125 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.155% 1,099,515
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.138% 89,874
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.13% 10,882,616
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 2.125% 1,022
129 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.088% 239,512
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.08% 199
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.073% 23,542
132 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 2.047% 8,941
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.045% 4,486
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 2.018% 127,130
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 2.013% 15,591
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 1.971% 1,614
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.963% 227,605
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 1.962% 161,451
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 1.939% 54,066
140 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.927% 49,517
141 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 1.88% 153
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 1.87% 12,400
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.858% 72,780
144 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.833% 62,310
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.829% 366,701
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 1.819% 81,711
147 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.812% 78,859
148 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.796% 164,567
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.722% 8,890
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.702% 863
151 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.702% 45,694
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.678% 3,281
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.655% 291
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.629% 85,423
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.618% 981
156 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 1.586% 83
157 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.582% 1,471
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 1.578% 95
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.571% 352,056
160 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.556% 37
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 1.547% 1,000
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.523% 8,464
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 1.492% 54,025
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 1.45% 51,181
165 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.445% 13,616
166 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1.423% 77
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 1.396% 36,302
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 1.384% 263
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.378% 80,042
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.373% 1,964
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 1.345% 671
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.315% 20,612
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 1.252% 3,849
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.249% 906
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 1.243% 3,950
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.239% 21,917
177 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 1.196% 148,610
178 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.156% 68,397
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.146% 422
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.137% 1,116
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.118% 5,690
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.098% 34,984
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.088% 592
184 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 1.071% 347,585
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 1.065% 518,453
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1.043% 13,624
187 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.023% 1,962,866
188 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.019% 57
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 1.013% 31,229
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.994% 22,968
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.986% 3,285
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.972% 59
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.959% 635
194 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.955% 25,851
195 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.946% 433,516
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.917% 15,443
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.893% 62,213
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.863% 271,954
199 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.853% 5,312
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.85% 40,760
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.835% 433,115
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.825% 64,516
203 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.816% 73
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.807% 810,452
205 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.8% 30,025
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.799% 35,171
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.781% 463
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.765% 56,017
209 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.757% 62,877
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.752% 575,947
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 0.747% 43,251
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.725% 64,667
213 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.682% 867,969
214 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.677% 29,816
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 0.671% 3,856
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.637% 35
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.571% 311,812
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.565% 131
219 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.561% 107,834
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.543% 51,418
221 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.486% 22,247
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.482% 13,831
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.389% 384
224 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.346% 35,165
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.331% 790
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.262% 25,511
227 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.088% 5
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.043% -3,671
229 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.087% -2
230 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.255% -22,656
231 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -0.369% -7
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine -0.535% -6,142
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau -0.558% -3,181
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.558% -65
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -1.0% -3,231
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -2.711% -1,374
237 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -6.006% -52

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1966

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.626% 6,798,376
2 Africa 2.53% 8,340,593
3 Asia 2.378% 46,344,656
4 Oceania 2.012% 361,636
5 Northern America 1.1% 2,332,131
6 Europe 0.776% 4,960,955

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1966

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central America 3.19% 1,915,696
2 Central Asia 3.104% 899,474
3 Southern Africa 3.0% 669,736
4 Western Asia 2.878% 2,262,563
5 Eastern Africa 2.775% 2,730,305
6 Polynesia 2.616% 9,939
7 South-Eastern Asia 2.537% 6,418,553
8 Northern Africa 2.534% 1,883,357
9 South America 2.526% 4,423,023
10 Melanesia 2.374% 73,219
11 Eastern Asia 2.344% 21,220,681
12 Middle Africa 2.314% 856,595
13 Southern Asia 2.277% 15,543,385
14 Western Africa 2.255% 2,200,600
15 Micronesia 2.205% 5,179
16 Caribbean 1.941% 459,657
17 Australia/New Zealand 1.914% 273,299
18 Western Europe 0.885% 1,422,735
19 Southern Europe 0.826% 1,025,491
20 Eastern Europe 0.727% 1,955,845
21 Northern Europe 0.651% 556,884

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1966

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 3.262% 330,581
2 Low-income countries 2.506% 4,124,988
3 Upper-middle-income countries 2.36% 29,593,446
4 Middle-income countries 2.336% 55,999,457
5 Lower-middle-income countries 2.31% 26,406,011
6 High-income countries 1.041% 8,683,320

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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