Population Growth Rate by Country in 1974

In the year 1974, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.876% and global population grew with total of 74,942,542 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates with a rate of 10.376%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a population growth rate of 8.735%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with 8.058% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue with -4.98%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands with a population growth rate of -3.389%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea with -2.575% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.74%. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a population growth rate of 2.363%, and Asia with a 2.115% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Central America had the highest population growth rate of 2.935%. Closely followed by Eastern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.884%, and Southern Africa with a 2.873% 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 2.884%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.943%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1974

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 10.376% 50,999
2 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 8.735% 15,651
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 8.058% 15,414
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 6.969% 579
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 6.282% 1,633
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 6.012% 61,930
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 5.455% 408,145
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 5.327% 33,213
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 5.27% 14,259
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 5.246% 688
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 5.108% 35,321
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 4.863% 105,970
13 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 4.559% 298,493
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 4.525% 276
15 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 4.336% 3,381
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 4.125% 534,133
17 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 4.116% 5,411
18 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4.09% 30,860
19 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.608% 1,464
20 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.578% 560,725
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.448% 40,524
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 3.43% 5,293
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.421% 247,824
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.415% 1,787
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.366% 444,381
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.355% 228,203
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.324% 196,239
28 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 3.316% 4,488
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.303% 371,327
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 3.291% 11,215
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 3.244% 59,279
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.236% 847
33 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 3.194% 3,155
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 3.175% 38,899
35 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.153% 87,306
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3.094% 48,897
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 3.072% 288,829
38 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.043% 25,869
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 3.04% 1,731,017
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 3.027% 8,225
41 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.026% 102,201
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 3.019% 226,182
43 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 2.977% 186
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.967% 37,512
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.952% 17,562
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.935% 375,528
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.931% 934,844
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 2.924% 14,460
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.923% 4,061
50 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.919% 128,043
51 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 2.916% 393,489
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.902% 41,881
53 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.897% 5,566
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.896% 138,698
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.888% 1,910,286
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.884% 286,034
57 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.861% 218,300
58 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.829% 88,733
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.818% 138,400
60 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.789% 102,078
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.787% 192,600
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 2.778% 696,590
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.769% 199,215
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.768% 142,129
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.731% 44,418
66 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.718% 152,536
67 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.7% 66,387
68 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.687% 139,642
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 2.683% 173
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.673% 600,043
71 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.66% 1,626,875
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.643% 36,234
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2.638% 87,131
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 2.637% 393
75 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.632% 37,187
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.614% 44,191
77 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.586% 295,524
78 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 2.574% 1,687
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.562% 127,540
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.561% 52,701
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.549% 1,017,063
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.54% 153,644
83 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.54% 382,413
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.533% 3,241,073
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2.511% 64,917
86 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2.505% 108,769
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.497% 378,291
88 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.491% 65,949
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.471% 293,239
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.461% 415,911
91 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.456% 773,327
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.453% 1,789,536
93 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.446% 100,894
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.443% 276,878
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.42% 59,286
96 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2.417% 87,717
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.361% 2,506,042
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.346% 971,074
99 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.344% 93,364
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.335% 61,472
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.33% 68,670
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.288% 75,517
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.257% 13,762,883
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 2.257% 2,197
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.254% 112,990
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2.238% 61,951
107 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.236% 61,121
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.193% 502,155
109 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.178% 826,095
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.165% 295,034
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.157% 13,994
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.15% 85,993
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 2.147% 1,280
114 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.124% 825,424
115 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.119% 972,751
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 2.101% 4,155
117 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.088% 1,758
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2.024% 51
119 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2.01% 61,168
120 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 2.006% 3,054
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 1.98% 588,958
122 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.968% 44,060
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.952% 64,233
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.927% 115,996
125 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.896% 56,861
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 1.895% 307,750
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1.88% 16,910,317
128 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.826% 91,834
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 1.825% 644,610
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 1.816% 243,734
131 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.811% 352
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 1.788% 293,959
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.769% 116,175
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 1.73% 502
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.729% 440,035
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.723% 390
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.685% 98,211
138 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 1.633% 47,759
139 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 1.602% 9,074
140 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 1.594% 1,467
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.577% 165,200
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.576% 71,167
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 1.536% 47,755
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 1.527% 160
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.471% 29,047
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.47% 1,613
147 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.437% 7,304
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1.435% 31,602
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.43% 326,146
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 1.423% 101
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.418% 183,971
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.398% 191,707
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.395% 24,399
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.391% 2,994
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.386% 820
156 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 1.379% 487,368
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1.333% 1,714
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 1.331% 120,863
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.328% 13,813
160 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 1.319% 275,447
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.303% 11,420
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.302% 940
163 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 1.291% 131
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 1.238% 1,375,383
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 1.218% 592
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 1.158% 695
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 1.152% 108,407
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.106% 6,553
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.098% 6,074
170 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.09% 438
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 1.063% 7,839
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 1.062% 41,132
173 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 1.041% 48,805
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 1.022% 62
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 0.989% 39,390
176 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.974% 1,002
177 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.955% 320,740
178 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.938% 1,963,589
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.927% 30,939
180 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.887% 12,520
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.88% 15,857
182 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.88% 52
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.848% 2,557
184 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.842% 62,430
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.821% 71,690
186 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.808% 109,502
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.745% 18,449
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.745% 207
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.713% 67,298
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.696% 493
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.685% 375,235
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 0.665% 32,845
193 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.653% 57,574
194 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.649% 64,684
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 0.647% 44,751
196 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.635% 308,771
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.63% 2,212
198 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.627% 834,125
199 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.621% 323,708
200 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.619% 17,675
201 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.617% 24,574
202 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.599% 58
203 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.585% 61,230
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.566% 143
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.542% 1,722
206 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.502% 23,544
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.497% 1,222
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.477% 23,991
209 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.465% 29,516
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.441% 1,425
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.437% 35,791
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.436% 28
213 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.384% 17,508
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.326% 505
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.311% 165
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 0.243% 28
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 0.206% 676
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.192% 18,671
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.088% 49,604
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.068% 36
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.087% -68,107
222 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.132% -3
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR -0.176% -436
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria -0.177% -13,417
225 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -0.185% -3
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati -0.358% -218
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.363% -233
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -0.376% -367
229 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.404% -3
230 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.426% -54
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.429% -189
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname -0.536% -2,115
233 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus -1.143% -7,416
234 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara -2.211% -1,691
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea -2.575% -7,481
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -3.389% -662
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -4.98% -224

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1974

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.74% 11,125,521
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.363% 7,455,568
3 Asia 2.115% 49,639,103
4 Oceania 1.655% 351,111
5 Northern America 0.986% 2,290,544
6 Europe 0.606% 4,080,695

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1974

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Central America 2.935% 2,252,670
2 Eastern Africa 2.884% 3,567,060
3 Southern Africa 2.873% 812,764
4 Western Asia 2.722% 2,677,091
5 Middle Africa 2.682% 1,214,682
6 Northern Africa 2.656% 2,411,245
7 Western Africa 2.644% 3,119,770
8 Southern Asia 2.347% 19,244,832
9 South-Eastern Asia 2.338% 7,224,666
10 Central Asia 2.277% 810,281
11 Melanesia 2.266% 84,327
12 South America 2.255% 4,768,095
13 Polynesia 1.99% 8,956
14 Eastern Asia 1.815% 19,682,233
15 Micronesia 1.74% 4,953
16 Caribbean 1.592% 434,803
17 Australia/New Zealand 1.509% 252,875
18 Southern Europe 1.002% 1,325,876
19 Eastern Europe 0.734% 2,079,806
20 Northern Europe 0.306% 272,395
21 Western Europe 0.239% 402,618

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1974

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 2.884% 373,278
2 Low-income countries 2.615% 5,292,479
3 Lower-middle-income countries 2.354% 32,397,162
4 Middle-income countries 2.113% 60,733,974
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.892% 28,336,812
6 High-income countries 0.943% 8,542,811

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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