Population Growth Rate by Country in 1968

In the year 1968, the world experienced a population growth rate of 2.081% and global population grew with total of 73,801,371 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates with a rate of 16.608%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a population growth rate of 11.858%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with 9.076% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with -4.685%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a population growth rate of -3.892%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis with -3.222% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.588%. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a population growth rate of 2.53%, and Asia with a 2.498% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central America had the highest population growth rate of 3.134%. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a population growth rate of 3.019%, and Central Asia with a 2.913% 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 3.17%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 1.006%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1968

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 16.608% 35,391
2 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 11.858% 11,018
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 9.076% 61,778
4 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 8.073% 5,308
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 7.998% 428
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 7.938% 1,355
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 7.546% 1,584
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 7.527% 102,822
9 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 6.087% 3,445
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 5.18% 6,612
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 4.499% 7,443
12 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 4.417% 382
13 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 4.231% 5,193
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4.126% 231,207
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 4.108% 110,283
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 4.08% 83,164
17 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 4.04% 254
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.943% 418,421
19 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.915% 197,703
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.629% 34,585
21 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 3.561% 3,911
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.422% 313,338
23 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 3.385% 381,206
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.382% 12,020
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 3.318% 8,939
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.308% 92,842
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 3.294% 7,672
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.275% 193,637
29 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.27% 416,619
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 3.241% 1,528,702
31 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.23% 1,072
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.23% 130,133
33 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.227% 73,941
34 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 3.201% 8,964
35 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.199% 310,186
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 3.198% 1,367
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.165% 154,635
38 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.155% 336,649
39 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3.129% 114,566
40 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 3.077% 2,516
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 3.073% 646,897
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 3.066% 785
43 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 3.041% 3,137
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 3.038% 323,175
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 3.023% 31,928
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.989% 3,432
47 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 2.974% 1,652
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.969% 1,900,074
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.968% 3,444
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.951% 121,509
51 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.943% 38,731
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.937% 1,291
53 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.935% 76,984
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.928% 556,968
55 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.916% 60,611
56 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.907% 169,347
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2.9% 63,661
58 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.895% 41,456
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.88% 121,845
60 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.871% 970,542
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.859% 14,272
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.837% 364,304
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2.822% 80,686
64 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.812% 124,239
65 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.812% 49,392
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.799% 63,307
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.795% 175,261
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 2.792% 5,886
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.773% 745,121
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.769% 143,013
71 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.766% 19,702
72 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.755% 737,690
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 2.743% 21,405,634
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 2.729% 546
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 2.724% 387,292
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 2.724% 250
77 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.718% 1,525,551
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.717% 2,964,837
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.707% 129,501
80 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.676% 4,388
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.642% 382,775
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.638% 524,148
83 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.624% 932,819
84 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.594% 91,616
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.589% 31,855
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 2.583% 142
87 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.567% 88,396
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.566% 35,649
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.557% 5,881
90 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.556% 10,743
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.542% 2,330,024
92 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.538% 155,497
93 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.524% 855,065
94 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.517% 30,448
95 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 2.513% 1,302
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2.507% 60,568
97 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2.475% 15,776
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.469% 108,716
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 2.447% 349,169
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.434% 239,000
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.425% 204,104
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.413% 80,902
103 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.397% 795,876
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 2.388% 281,273
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.358% 241,631
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.356% 60,093
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 2.349% 611,767
108 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.333% 151,997
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 2.322% 275,030
110 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.311% 45,647
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.308% 41,995
112 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.306% 53,068
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 2.302% 421
114 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.285% 54,267
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 2.259% 1,195
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.255% 297,506
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.218% 178,235
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.209% 11,783,389
119 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 2.195% 11,104
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.181% 6,877
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 2.177% 113,385
122 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.174% 95,429
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 2.162% 675,085
124 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.159% 258,414
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2.152% 551
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.147% 25,430
127 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 2.134% 9,702
128 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.131% 1,133,620
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.124% 212
130 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.093% 840,395
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.028% 58,829
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 2.026% 1,016
133 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.951% 52,147
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1.945% 38,709
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.923% 126,027
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.921% 231,039
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 1.92% 1,602
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.917% 77,966
139 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.886% 66,520
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.885% 10,999
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 1.875% 369
142 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 1.86% 159,072
143 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.815% 81,906
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 1.814% 1,543
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 1.788% 83,297
146 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 1.787% 68,500
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.774% 9,485
148 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.747% 165,798
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 1.714% 1,146
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.712% 92,804
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.707% 13,722
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.692% 1,060
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.687% 1,261
154 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.657% 2,289
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.646% 9,440
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.55% 364
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.541% 356,176
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 1.516% 10,398
159 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.49% 308,823
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 1.486% 80
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.452% 86,722
162 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.436% 1,375
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.397% 22,505
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 1.388% 712
165 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 1.388% 127
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 1.3% 48,386
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.271% 1,867
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 1.266% 71
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.264% 41,214
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 1.244% 45,100
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 1.237% 1,271,418
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 1.228% 32,783
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.222% 70
174 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.197% 72,628
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.193% 21,623
176 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.187% 11,489
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.182% 2,382
178 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 1.168% 148,715
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.138% 1,143
180 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1.104% 14,731
181 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.05% 395
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.039% 5,401
183 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.013% 1,981,919
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.999% 31,428
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.996% 330,388
186 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.96% 187,253
187 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.96% 26,455
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.925% 21,790
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.923% 77,906
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 0.917% 509
191 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.914% 453,541
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.827% 2,597
193 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.823% 31,406
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.822% 14,088
195 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.816% 380,670
196 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.803% 56,869
197 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.786% 251,508
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.777% 48
199 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.775% 21,356
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.771% 520
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 0.745% 43,735
202 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.722% 4,568
203 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 0.683% 3,982
204 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.672% 60,771
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.651% 342,628
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 0.65% 72
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.625% 27,906
208 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.623% 49,435
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.619% 30,112
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 0.58% 1,877
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.557% 16,142
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.53% 411,416
213 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.507% 653,706
214 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.504% 22,442
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.482% 265,846
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.416% 1,401
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.369% 35,238
218 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.358% 36,704
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0.333% 8
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.309% 22,942
221 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.28% 12,960
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.265% 635
223 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.126% 12,285
224 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.044% 1
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.035% 2,996
226 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands -0.018% -1
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -0.025% -25
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.17% -101
229 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.481% -42,471
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -0.553% -1,759
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.555% -64
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine -1.171% -13,156
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -1.288% -69
234 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -2.695% -49
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -3.222% -1,539
236 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -3.892% -30
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -4.685% -489

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1968

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.588% 8,978,319
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.53% 6,896,371
3 Asia 2.498% 51,033,895
4 Oceania 1.86% 347,066
5 Northern America 1.059% 2,293,205
6 Europe 0.656% 4,252,515

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1968

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central America 3.134% 2,005,316
2 Southern Africa 3.019% 715,909
3 Central Asia 2.913% 896,618
4 Eastern Africa 2.906% 3,026,933
5 Western Asia 2.883% 2,400,167
6 South-Eastern Asia 2.554% 6,798,867
7 Eastern Asia 2.552% 24,196,625
8 Northern Africa 2.527% 1,976,136
9 South America 2.413% 4,440,009
10 Middle Africa 2.383% 924,676
11 Southern Asia 2.342% 16,741,617
12 Melanesia 2.335% 75,412
13 Western Africa 2.287% 2,334,665
14 Polynesia 2.266% 9,035
15 Micronesia 2.093% 5,125
16 Caribbean 1.834% 451,046
17 Australia/New Zealand 1.742% 257,494
18 Southern Europe 0.708% 892,861
19 Western Europe 0.702% 1,146,791
20 Eastern Europe 0.636% 1,733,809
21 Northern Europe 0.553% 479,054

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1968

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 3.17% 342,611
2 Low-income countries 2.621% 4,543,796
3 Upper-middle-income countries 2.449% 32,156,749
4 Middle-income countries 2.404% 60,347,412
5 Lower-middle-income countries 2.354% 28,190,663
6 High-income countries 1.006% 8,567,552

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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