Population Growth Rate by Country in 1976

In the year 1976, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.768% and global population grew with total of 73,239,539 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon with a rate of 22.955%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with a population growth rate of 19.908%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates with 14.629% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia with -6.755%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue with a population growth rate of -4.91%, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands with -3.371% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.836%. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a population growth rate of 2.294%, and Asia with a 1.94% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Asia had the highest population growth rate of 3.359%. Closely followed by Northern Africa with a population growth rate of 3.093%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.912% 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 2.972%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.824%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1976

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 22.955% 701,727
2 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 19.908% 12,799
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 14.629% 89,688
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 9.809% 22,474
5 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 7.615% 16,059
6 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 6.576% 626
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 6.536% 76,369
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 6.258% 43,854
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 5.692% 1,667
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 5.18% 125,015
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 5.167% 39,589
12 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 5.099% 424,090
13 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 5.045% 15,134
14 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4.806% 39,596
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 4.775% 787,760
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 4.643% 671
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 4.554% 304
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 4.283% 2,427
19 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 4.109% 577,899
20 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 3.908% 3,310
21 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.789% 1,656
22 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.722% 265,796
23 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.599% 605,892
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3.437% 237
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.435% 266,470
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.34% 934
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 3.312% 12,060
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 3.293% 5,435
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 3.248% 6,627
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.247% 235,901
31 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 3.225% 215
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.216% 385,811
33 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 3.208% 3,379
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 3.202% 320,765
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.185% 449,180
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 3.164% 9,137
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 3.163% 4,566
38 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 3.146% 104,916
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 3.144% 39,499
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 3.137% 16,481
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 3.09% 19,523
42 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 3.081% 90,793
43 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 3.079% 2,162,476
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.076% 110,427
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.049% 191,744
46 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 3.039% 246,022
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3.0% 163,121
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 2.992% 58,186
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.98% 237,012
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.975% 151,119
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 2.97% 4,379
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.958% 39,680
53 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 2.938% 420,316
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2.912% 77
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 2.912% 1,760,335
56 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.909% 394,643
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.896% 980,129
58 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.887% 134,172
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.88% 302,613
60 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.868% 1,854,122
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.848% 43,545
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.816% 36,632
63 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.772% 152,129
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.759% 47,417
65 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.744% 200,400
66 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.74% 162,467
67 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.653% 319,494
68 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.65% 39,471
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 2.641% 699,363
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.623% 56,861
71 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.613% 863,854
72 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.6% 23,443
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.589% 37,368
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.573% 1,118,731
75 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.567% 194,993
76 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.567% 66,553
77 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 2.564% 253
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.547% 131,945
79 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.531% 1,218,829
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.52% 596,044
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.482% 295,625
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.48% 44,112
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.474% 129,525
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.469% 3,320,656
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.469% 68,707
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.468% 106,940
87 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.435% 40,554
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.435% 432,408
89 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.432% 2,142
90 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.429% 384,400
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.425% 83,917
92 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2.391% 91,048
93 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 2.357% 3,316
94 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.352% 60,448
95 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2.351% 107,181
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.347% 2,611,735
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.328% 15,799
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2.302% 66,672
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2.302% 62,452
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.271% 86,992
101 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 2.267% 949,359
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2.263% 78,466
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.253% 118,127
104 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.226% 882,611
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.202% 138,029
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.198% 14,012,805
107 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 2.197% 1,507
108 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.157% 306,948
109 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.156% 61,572
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.152% 1,643,931
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.129% 508,977
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.123% 859,900
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2.118% 88,235
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 2.114% 4,356
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 2.092% 2,125
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 2.09% 631
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.044% 253,987
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 2.033% 317
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.026% 128,499
120 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.018% 2,693
121 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 1.988% 11,662
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 1.934% 598,475
123 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.907% 99,583
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 1.844% 76,775
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 1.839% 310,107
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.819% 56,609
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.816% 62,042
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.81% 55,587
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.792% 1,114
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 1.791% 249,132
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.775% 120,843
132 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.742% 2,754
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.718% 1,949
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.672% 337
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 1.654% 179
136 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.624% 9,903
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.614% 378
138 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 1.6% 48,320
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.589% 417,824
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.578% 95,026
141 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 1.547% 113
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.519% 70,775
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.502% 162,301
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1.496% 13,898,799
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 1.491% 47,781
146 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 1.491% 1,415
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 1.468% 249,296
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 1.429% 149
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1.427% 25,669
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.409% 365
151 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.402% 7,335
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.39% 185,542
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 1.389% 129,637
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1.345% 30,433
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.34% 12,064
156 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 1.329% 284,977
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 1.298% 473,152
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.292% 784
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.285% 13,718
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.252% 25,401
161 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.238% 290,231
162 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.165% 7,560
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 1.077% 6,089
164 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 1.061% 383,566
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 1.06% 7,987
166 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 1.049% 50,199
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.049% 147,208
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 1.037% 1,178,596
169 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.025% 421
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 1.024% 40,487
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.021% 23,659
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 1.016% 90,287
173 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.989% 338,440
174 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.92% 1,961,428
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.919% 31,229
176 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 0.917% 37,234
177 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.911% 16,711
178 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.86% 64,843
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.854% 2,797
180 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.824% 79,124
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.802% 1,767
182 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.798% 2,449
183 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.786% 11,286
184 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.785% 47
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.772% 2,485
186 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.77% 806
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.738% 12
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 0.697% 34,906
189 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.695% 936,569
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.692% 195
191 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.69% 94,917
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.69% 342
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.688% 508
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.672% 64,283
195 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.666% 19,254
196 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.662% 20,704
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.645% 16,192
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.598% 429
199 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.591% 59,641
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.59% 2,098
201 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.516% 1,281
202 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 0.503% 53,195
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.503% 278,449
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 0.487% 1,609
205 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.477% 234,482
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.47% 29
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.462% 30
208 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 0.449% 39,988
209 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.449% 18,095
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.446% 273
211 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.42% 221,223
212 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.389% 17,899
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.313% 15,872
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.242% 377
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.224% 18,454
216 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.217% 10,260
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.17% 91
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 0.113% 13
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.104% 10,156
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.067% 43
221 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.0% 0
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.0% -37
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom -0.042% -23,751
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey -0.047% -25
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR -0.094% -233
226 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.175% -4
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.195% -152,654
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.338% -148
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -0.423% -409
230 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland -0.587% -36,971
231 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.63% -79
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati -0.648% -391
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname -0.814% -3,167
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea -2.685% -7,411
235 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -3.371% -614
236 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -4.91% -199
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia -6.755% -425,879

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1976

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.836% 12,182,552
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.294% 7,584,596
3 Asia 1.94% 47,406,638
4 Oceania 1.229% 268,116
5 Northern America 0.951% 2,252,139
6 Europe 0.521% 3,545,498

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1976

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Western Asia 3.359% 3,498,314
2 Northern Africa 3.093% 2,980,959
3 Eastern Africa 2.912% 3,814,584
4 Central America 2.799% 2,276,444
5 Southern Africa 2.734% 818,375
6 Western Africa 2.722% 3,390,178
7 Middle Africa 2.47% 1,178,456
8 Southern Asia 2.285% 19,625,847
9 Central Asia 2.268% 844,880
10 Melanesia 2.224% 86,556
11 South-Eastern Asia 2.22% 7,177,154
12 South America 2.213% 4,893,611
13 Polynesia 1.949% 9,122
14 Micronesia 1.54% 4,526
15 Caribbean 1.472% 414,541
16 Eastern Asia 1.452% 16,260,443
17 Australia/New Zealand 0.978% 167,912
18 Southern Europe 0.857% 1,154,889
19 Eastern Europe 0.731% 2,102,261
20 Northern Europe 0.167% 148,873
21 Western Europe 0.083% 139,475

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1976

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 2.972% 407,141
2 Low-income countries 2.587% 5,513,767
3 Lower-middle-income countries 2.371% 34,203,821
4 Middle-income countries 1.995% 59,724,367
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.645% 25,520,546
6 High-income countries 0.824% 7,594,264

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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