Population Growth Rate by Country in 1985

In the year 1985, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.784% and global population grew with total of 86,733,518 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) with a rate of 15.764%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with a population growth rate of 10.555%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with 8.466% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue with -6.78%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands with a population growth rate of -1.639%, and ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with -0.974% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.832%. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a population growth rate of 1.998%, and Asia with a 1.968% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Micronesia had the highest population growth rate of 3.271%. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a population growth rate of 3.076%, and Eastern Africa with a 3.028% 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 2.595%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.717%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1985

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 15.764% 2,472
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 10.555% 3,379
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 8.466% 1,613
4 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 6.686% 90,441
5 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 6.277% 252
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 5.82% 5,058
7 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 5.72% 3,905
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 5.243% 21,006
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 5.211% 19,712
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 5.178% 71,421
11 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 4.797% 17,547
12 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4.562% 587,940
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 4.547% 125,082
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4.282% 410
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 4.171% 78,778
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 4.144% 883
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 4.025% 266,848
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 3.993% 11,487
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.984% 1,552
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 3.955% 27,775
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 3.86% 1,531
22 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 3.836% 423,369
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3.787% 288,712
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 3.751% 259
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 3.748% 32,077
26 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 3.72% 5,587
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.636% 707,278
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.6% 358,920
29 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 3.576% 3,473,055
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.57% 15,507
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 3.56% 262,571
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3.55% 222,422
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 3.55% 1,555
34 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 3.521% 40,091
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.491% 6,645
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 3.474% 1,642,027
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.454% 344,138
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.439% 776,117
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.438% 362,404
40 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 3.424% 452
41 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 3.41% 7,573
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 3.402% 752,978
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 3.387% 9,387
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.369% 292,761
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.204% 118,047
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 3.083% 302,237
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 3.067% 102,311
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 3.063% 1,033,848
49 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.025% 217,399
50 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.024% 33,060
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.005% 200,936
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.987% 14,472
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.984% 61,533
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.936% 65,755
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.932% 51,190
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.92% 129,021
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.897% 437,718
58 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.892% 890,748
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.887% 230,343
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.887% 126,662
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.831% 184,616
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.825% 424,804
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2.819% 131,364
64 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.81% 1,131,865
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.809% 99,312
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.788% 287,048
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.788% 104,321
68 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.762% 1,382,052
69 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 2.761% 2,429
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.743% 76,022
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.74% 23,467
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.715% 10,198
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.709% 214,908
74 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.691% 87,378
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2.689% 43,466
76 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 2.668% 481,951
77 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.663% 2,225,882
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.652% 198,238
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2.629% 109,936
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.624% 358
81 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.6% 49,379
82 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.596% 451,769
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.564% 49,215
84 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.523% 233,451
85 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 2.514% 209
86 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.492% 2,391,558
87 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.479% 3,300
88 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.449% 4,593
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.436% 134,760
90 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.375% 1,301,847
91 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.353% 1,407,183
92 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.349% 463,779
93 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 2.348% 88,365
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2.344% 62,965
95 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2.329% 109,604
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.303% 514,453
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.294% 3,749
98 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 2.289% 16,648
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.282% 311,553
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.273% 398,735
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.26% 49,656
102 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.254% 84,507
103 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.245% 111,497
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.236% 17,444,826
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 2.227% 2,777
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.221% 39,693
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.21% 1,474
108 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.196% 38,018
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.162% 1,063,073
110 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.156% 74,320
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.14% 627,663
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.131% 2,272
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.115% 135,715
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.114% 134,992
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.11% 2,885,557
116 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 2.053% 171
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 2.046% 3,392,262
118 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 2.045% 127,712
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.986% 4,884
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1.975% 63,716
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.963% 248,933
122 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 1.955% 95,323
123 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.951% 11,689
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 1.949% 6,975
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 1.921% 708,533
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 1.892% 957,135
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.881% 3,004
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.859% 152,186
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.84% 32
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.835% 1,374,094
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 1.791% 88,600
132 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.759% 343,369
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.741% 268,349
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 1.727% 272,126
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.696% 11,570
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.692% 116,562
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.656% 67,309
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.625% 11,886
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.585% 2,104
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1.568% 16,629,068
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.547% 13,924
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.511% 457,700
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.485% 183,047
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 1.469% 283,902
145 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 1.428% 77,258
146 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.426% 17,105
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 1.387% 223,242
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.385% 371
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.368% 215,869
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.344% 5,205
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.34% 386
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 1.324% 546,032
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.32% 13,536
154 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 1.319% 257,274
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 1.293% 4,508
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.289% 4,382
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 1.193% 37,830
158 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.179% 30,107
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1.133% 25,966
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.038% 819
161 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.026% 2,412,252
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.992% 97,569
163 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.954% 122
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.952% 245,995
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.943% 502
166 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 0.935% 208
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 0.917% 39,456
168 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.917% 418
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.885% 483
170 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.879% 29,926
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.856% 2,987
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 0.838% 27,655
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.836% 84,847
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.775% 28,471
175 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.753% 279,837
176 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.746% 90
177 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.739% 46
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 0.729% 38,916
179 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 0.72% 31,563
180 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.711% 1,016,373
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.705% 392
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.678% 460
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.668% 672
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.665% 1,607
185 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.623% 63,148
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.608% 9,270
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.6% 12,013
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.599% 30,804
189 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.558% 26,818
190 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.547% 16,551
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.516% 625,378
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.513% 74,508
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 0.485% 2,930
194 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.482% 535
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.476% 12,638
196 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.47% 258,805
197 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.446% 28,844
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.371% 13,006
199 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.365% 7,130
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.361% 24
201 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.346% 16,966
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.334% 10,925
203 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.331% 127,232
204 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.321% 13,315
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.295% 190
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.291% 1,066
207 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.274% 139,339
208 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.27% 21,379
209 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.261% 58,780
210 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 0.236% 241
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.231% 19,364
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.212% 546
213 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.158% 15,749
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.133% 103,036
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.126% 71,259
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 0.108% 11,303
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.059% 5,841
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.048% 3,655
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.023% 2,381
220 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.02% 19
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.017% 9,440
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark -0.026% -1,334
223 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao -0.105% -164
224 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa -0.169% -281
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man -0.213% -137
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.306% -27,281
227 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.344% -36,253
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.396% -44
229 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.403% -9
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.471% -135
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.491% -3,792
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.504% -328
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.507% -363
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.586% -247
235 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.974% -7
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -1.639% -273
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -6.78% -193

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1985

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.832% 15,733,627
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.998% 8,036,273
3 Asia 1.968% 57,289,883
4 Oceania 1.422% 351,352
5 Northern America 1.018% 2,659,187
6 Europe 0.376% 2,663,196

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1985

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Micronesia 3.271% 12,178
2 Southern Africa 3.076% 1,178,240
3 Eastern Africa 3.028% 5,156,101
4 Middle Africa 2.928% 1,800,493
5 Western Africa 2.674% 4,284,069
6 Northern Africa 2.645% 3,314,724
7 Western Asia 2.643% 3,514,377
8 Southern Asia 2.403% 25,605,863
9 Central Asia 2.28% 1,036,351
10 Melanesia 2.248% 106,659
11 South-Eastern Asia 2.176% 8,653,678
12 South America 2.065% 5,560,283
13 Central America 2.009% 2,028,779
14 Eastern Asia 1.456% 18,479,614
15 Caribbean 1.403% 447,211
16 Australia/New Zealand 1.19% 226,794
17 Polynesia 1.073% 5,721
18 Eastern Europe 0.517% 1,566,584
19 Southern Europe 0.306% 433,954
20 Western Europe 0.278% 476,513
21 Northern Europe 0.204% 186,145

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1985

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 2.595% 457,357
2 Low-income countries 2.557% 6,809,112
3 Lower-middle-income countries 2.4% 43,112,864
4 Middle-income countries 2.017% 72,368,839
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.633% 29,255,975
6 High-income countries 0.717% 7,098,210

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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