Population Growth Rate by Country in 1986

In the year 1986, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.817% and global population grew with total of 89,931,935 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) with a rate of 14.107%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with a population growth rate of 9.754%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with 8.047% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue with -5.3%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan with a population growth rate of -1.329%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar with -0.709% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.844%. Closely followed by Asia with a population growth rate of 2.008%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 1.949% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.446%. Closely followed by Micronesia with a population growth rate of 3.236%, and Middle Africa with a 3.104% 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 2.605%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.725%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1986

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 14.107% 2,568
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 9.754% 3,456
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 8.047% 1,665
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 7.282% 106,901
5 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 6.228% 89,873
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 6.165% 26,147
7 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 6.091% 4,411
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 5.748% 5,293
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 5.678% 242
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 4.568% 131,532
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 4.552% 18,081
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 4.463% 2,035
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4.438% 598,267
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 4.184% 289,036
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4.096% 409
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 4.039% 12,094
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 4.038% 79,459
18 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 4.021% 15,372
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 4.019% 307,884
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 3.979% 883
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 3.894% 1,578
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 3.841% 1,583
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 3.821% 33,966
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 3.798% 27,725
25 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 3.783% 433,682
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.706% 189,644
27 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3.689% 239,682
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 3.656% 262
29 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 3.586% 5,586
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.584% 16,134
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.568% 7,037
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3.55% 280,770
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.533% 364,985
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.523% 710,159
35 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 3.5% 3,520,888
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 3.486% 1,215,891
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 3.479% 41,027
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 3.403% 7,819
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.401% 370,982
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 3.378% 1,652,126
41 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.362% 346,592
42 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 3.34% 456
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 3.265% 9,353
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 3.262% 746,317
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3.254% 292,296
46 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.218% 36,297
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.199% 516,604
48 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.144% 733,173
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 3.112% 314,678
50 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.041% 470,979
51 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.025% 224,093
52 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.024% 959,414
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.02% 208,100
54 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 3.007% 103,412
55 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3.001% 144,002
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.988% 113,547
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2.987% 98,805
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.979% 463,492
59 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.969% 63,084
60 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.96% 14,773
61 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.958% 134,637
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.917% 195,743
63 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.911% 1,206,824
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.909% 52,299
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.885% 66,518
66 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.859% 129,086
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.839% 109,251
68 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.836% 50,345
69 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.798% 101,746
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.78% 294,316
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.769% 92,393
72 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.765% 226,942
73 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 2.757% 511,662
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.756% 10,638
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.754% 24,247
76 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.713% 1,394,888
77 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.695% 76,749
78 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 2.692% 2,433
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2.689% 115,512
80 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.667% 102,490
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.664% 217,093
82 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.634% 51,359
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.613% 200,577
84 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.606% 465,365
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.595% 51,122
86 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.578% 2,211,985
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2.574% 42,726
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.551% 144,678
89 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 2.545% 217
90 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.518% 3,437
91 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.509% 238,118
92 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.416% 4,643
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.405% 1,642
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2.402% 115,780
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.354% 328,924
96 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2.346% 64,500
97 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 2.326% 89,602
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.31% 323
99 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.307% 1,412,405
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.304% 1,292,509
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.276% 459,874
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.273% 2,233,736
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.25% 3,761
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.246% 2,447
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.235% 17,828,992
106 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.231% 50,134
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 2.211% 347,599
108 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.197% 393,976
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 2.193% 2,795
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 2.175% 39,739
111 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.167% 76,354
112 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.136% 640,019
113 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.112% 137,714
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.095% 137,338
115 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 2.061% 131,404
116 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.058% 1,033,351
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 2.034% 464,283
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 2.03% 2,834,792
119 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.997% 397,145
120 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 1.959% 98,763
121 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.957% 3,186
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.948% 3,294,896
123 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.935% 4,853
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 1.931% 7,044
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.907% 162
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 1.866% 92,741
127 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.856% 11,339
128 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 1.851% 13,745
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.831% 12,713
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 1.818% 937,172
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 1.794% 674,109
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.746% 1,330,625
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1.71% 18,432,021
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.704% 119,411
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.7% 141,689
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.659% 68,559
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.631% 210,532
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.571% 11,677
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.547% 14,145
140 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 1.547% 84,964
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.544% 193,166
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.511% 464,729
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.493% 2,013
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 1.485% 291,200
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.482% 237,366
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 1.449% 605,966
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 1.398% 228,072
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.384% 376
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 1.332% 4,707
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.324% 5,196
151 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1.321% 16,062
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.282% 4,412
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.25% 12,983
154 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 1.227% 242,554
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.2% 31,005
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.172% 342
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.142% 298,304
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.103% 713
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.079% 860
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 1.053% 45,721
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 1.028% 32,976
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 1.011% 557
163 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.991% 128
164 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.987% 454
165 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.977% 2,320,950
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.962% 95,600
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.955% 513
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.938% 21,716
169 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.891% 1,283,806
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.86% 88,024
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.85% 31,480
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.841% 2,961
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.802% 1,952
174 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.8% 27,479
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.79% 96
176 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.765% 523
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 0.749% 24,917
178 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 0.73% 11,212
179 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.723% 73,770
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 0.72% 38,694
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.671% 376
182 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 0.647% 28,574
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.636% 2,342
184 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.629% 235,439
185 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.593% 38,564
186 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.582% 13
187 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.573% 17,424
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 0.558% 14,887
189 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.558% 35
190 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.542% 79,145
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.538% 10,832
192 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.519% 26,876
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.509% 34
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 0.508% 3,084
195 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 0.495% 23,900
196 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.484% 268,259
197 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.479% 15,706
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.458% 557,170
199 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.455% 8
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 0.398% 89
201 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.392% 16,329
202 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.386% 430
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.354% 6,934
204 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.351% 179,341
205 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.306% 15,029
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.291% 226,063
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.29% 24,392
208 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.288% 65,138
209 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.286% 110,543
210 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.231% 18,309
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.193% 6,795
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.152% 86,470
213 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.144% 372
214 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.125% 12,519
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.088% 8,720
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.087% 6,615
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.028% 27
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.023% 1,168
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.008% -4,263
220 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa -0.013% -21
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -0.016% -1,672
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -0.038% -38
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.062% -40
224 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao -0.126% -197
225 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.23% -234
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.255% -22,673
227 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -0.321% -53
228 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.359% -37,712
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.379% -42
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.533% -345
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.56% -399
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.59% -4,534
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.625% -262
234 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.702% -5
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.709% -202
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan -1.329% -138,863
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -5.3% -142

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1986

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.844% 16,253,963
2 Asia 2.008% 59,610,311
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.949% 7,995,174
4 Oceania 1.508% 377,926
5 Northern America 0.993% 2,620,178
6 Europe 0.433% 3,074,383

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1986

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Southern Africa 3.446% 1,363,666
2 Micronesia 3.236% 12,444
3 Middle Africa 3.104% 1,967,585
4 Eastern Africa 3.001% 5,267,810
5 Western Asia 2.819% 3,851,518
6 Western Africa 2.634% 4,332,559
7 Northern Africa 2.583% 3,322,343
8 Central Asia 2.501% 1,164,215
9 Southern Asia 2.359% 25,740,737
10 Melanesia 2.187% 106,075
11 South-Eastern Asia 2.111% 8,576,750
12 South America 2.022% 5,558,915
13 Central America 1.932% 1,989,792
14 Eastern Asia 1.574% 20,277,091
15 Caribbean 1.381% 446,467
16 Australia/New Zealand 1.312% 253,072
17 Polynesia 1.175% 6,335
18 Eastern Europe 0.607% 1,848,034
19 Western Europe 0.366% 630,426
20 Southern Europe 0.269% 383,625
21 Northern Europe 0.233% 212,298

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1986

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 2.605% 471,250
2 Low-income countries 2.584% 7,058,283
3 Lower-middle-income countries 2.361% 43,422,627
4 Middle-income countries 2.053% 75,177,731
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.742% 31,755,104
6 High-income countries 0.725% 7,224,671

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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