Population Growth Rate by Country in 1990

In the year 1990, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.746% and global population grew with total of 92,831,020 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with a rate of 11.258%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with a population growth rate of 6.923%, and ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte with 6.055% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with -71.689%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia with a population growth rate of -30.275%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan with -2.826% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.651%. Closely followed by Asia with a population growth rate of 1.897%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 1.889% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.199%. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.883%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.881% 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 2.41%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.707%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1990

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 11.258% 64,909
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 6.923% 1,927
3 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 6.055% 5,609
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 5.703% 108,331
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 5.454% 235,842
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 5.127% 178,422
7 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 5.032% 90,789
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 5.0% 1,301
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 4.963% 2,768,426
10 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4.724% 553
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 4.355% 276,667
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 4.199% 4,783
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 4.134% 35,302
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4.107% 657,251
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 4.074% 86,536
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 4.029% 41,919
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 3.874% 345,150
18 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 3.829% 512,066
19 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 3.812% 197
20 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3.809% 453,559
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 3.721% 17,322
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 3.675% 12,870
23 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 3.61% 1,728,095
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 3.56% 1,907
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.513% 48,092
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 3.512% 292
27 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 3.465% 541
28 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.421% 1,231,103
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.374% 781,353
30 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 3.351% 14,801
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.333% 394,229
32 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 3.316% 5,920
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3.306% 315,314
34 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 3.296% 17,053
35 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 3.268% 3,771,507
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.231% 7,268
37 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.208% 564,106
38 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.112% 260,464
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3.108% 874
40 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3.091% 86,834
41 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 3.091% 105,011
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 3.089% 8,090
43 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 3.074% 295
44 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 3.056% 156,869
45 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 3.035% 346,928
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3.018% 374,483
47 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.992% 9,697
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.987% 354,858
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.953% 59,228
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.942% 39,460
51 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2.933% 88,648
52 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.926% 113,390
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.922% 112,913
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2.898% 139,166
55 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.885% 217,383
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 2.884% 1,150,042
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.858% 500,563
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2.824% 121,847
59 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.801% 141,516
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.754% 65,702
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.729% 247,878
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.72% 26,735
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2.681% 99,717
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2.675% 108,583
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 2.652% 1,268
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.645% 11,404
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 2.628% 265,788
68 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.628% 2,501,729
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.621% 239,279
70 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.599% 681,070
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.59% 400,016
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2.546% 80,415
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.543% 498,744
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.528% 194,292
75 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.513% 1,437,913
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.503% 106,064
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 2.485% 1,633
78 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.478% 3,739
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2.471% 133,863
80 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.458% 179,901
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 2.457% 4,356
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 2.419% 617,214
83 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2.411% 114,528
84 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.41% 2,900
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 2.41% 1,483,602
86 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2.408% 475,558
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 2.401% 18,200
88 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.367% 13,220
89 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 2.337% 98,804
90 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 2.286% 238,891
91 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 2.283% 469,701
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 2.243% 1,033
93 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 2.217% 339
94 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 2.205% 487,455
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 2.18% 183,983
96 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.174% 46,738
97 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.169% 126,370
98 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 2.154% 1,441,310
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.145% 1,611
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 2.139% 2,292,146
101 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.133% 3,895
102 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 2.131% 52,211
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 2.125% 18,494,842
104 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 2.116% 4,467
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2.102% 149,816
106 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 2.102% 685,255
107 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 2.087% 148,065
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 2.068% 7,539
109 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 2.051% 142,057
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.029% 111,257
111 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 2.022% 13,324
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 2.006% 1,639,266
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 1.979% 177,008
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.915% 5,182
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.913% 254,541
116 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 1.862% 1,011,420
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.841% 169
118 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 1.838% 1,812
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.832% 39,592
120 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 1.832% 98,338
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1.818% 65,325
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1.8% 35,373
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 1.8% 2,489
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 1.773% 2,671,586
125 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.764% 372,134
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.747% 3,181,522
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.73% 425,007
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1.73% 31,116
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 1.73% 61,513
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1.723% 19,874,519
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.66% 1,143
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 1.648% 6,168
133 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 1.646% 909,299
134 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.618% 215,852
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 1.606% 771
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.563% 15,221
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.504% 111,702
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 1.498% 600,616
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 1.494% 310,743
140 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.47% 340
141 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 1.459% 85,195
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.443% 470,989
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 1.406% 5,510
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 1.401% 403
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.397% 238,234
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.389% 61,052
147 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1.385% 3,436,186
148 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.374% 379,933
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.365% 10,760
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 1.353% 1,926
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.322% 5,041
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1.271% 13,858
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 1.257% 216,338
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 1.252% 723
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 1.193% 526,217
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 1.156% 198
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.148% 77,050
158 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 1.063% 143
159 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 1.029% 24
160 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.968% 122
161 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.965% 34,213
162 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.957% 7,472
163 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.946% 672
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.938% 3,429
165 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.919% 97,688
166 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.887% 182,660
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.872% 89,842
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.866% 66,532
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.814% 2,075
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 0.805% 135,782
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.785% 238
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.771% 9,761
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.765% 18,299
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.752% 3,104
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.736% 610
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.672% 100,472
177 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.612% 352
178 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.584% 18,195
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 0.581% 3,609
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.572% 453,956
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.531% 45,429
182 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0.49% 31
183 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.483% 24,106
184 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.427% 631,581
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.421% 237,284
186 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.394% 16,691
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.371% 12,945
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 0.358% 16,056
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.338% 35,204
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.312% 385,498
191 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.308% 304
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 0.304% 10,007
193 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.295% 112,151
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.281% 14,770
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 0.271% 10,254
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.27% 5,356
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.266% 152,081
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.26% 25,885
199 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 0.247% 11,107
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.23% 11,823
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.162% 90
202 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 0.151% 78,040
203 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 0.151% 254
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.131% 2,670
205 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.109% 123
206 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 0.105% 106
207 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 0.103% 8,227
208 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 0.093% 21,232
209 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.093% 242
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.082% 46,304
211 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.081% 31,422
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.063% 62
213 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.004% -62
214 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.025% -2,587
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -0.035% -3,629
216 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.094% -4,585
217 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.195% -19,562
218 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao -0.229% -356
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -0.283% -7,610
220 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia -0.39% -27,299
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.458% -290
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.461% -40,399
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq -0.471% -83,243
224 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -0.484% -32
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.789% -5,895
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.793% -551
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.901% -366
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.944% -102
229 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -1.143% -8
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -1.217% -65,597
231 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands -1.251% -594
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -1.263% -32
233 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -1.318% -22
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -1.442% -394
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan -2.826% -302,256
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia -30.275% -663,941
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait -71.689% -1,151,827

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1990

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.651% 16,916,829
2 Asia 1.897% 60,915,443
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.889% 8,361,696
4 Oceania 1.857% 496,521
5 Northern America 1.384% 3,816,592
6 Europe 0.322% 2,323,939

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1990

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.199% 2,298,123
2 Southern Africa 2.883% 1,304,012
3 Eastern Africa 2.881% 5,674,318
4 Melanesia 2.608% 138,177
5 Western Africa 2.457% 4,492,141
6 Southern Asia 2.319% 27,760,235
7 Northern Africa 2.229% 3,148,235
8 Central America 2.124% 2,362,323
9 South-Eastern Asia 1.974% 8,698,848
10 Micronesia 1.938% 8,350
11 South America 1.859% 5,522,445
12 Central Asia 1.766% 900,115
13 Australia/New Zealand 1.679% 343,245
14 Eastern Asia 1.562% 21,417,294
15 Western Asia 1.414% 2,138,951
16 Caribbean 1.396% 476,928
17 Polynesia 1.185% 6,749
18 Western Europe 0.551% 966,861
19 Northern Europe 0.293% 269,614
20 Eastern Europe 0.278% 862,420
21 Southern Europe 0.157% 225,044

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 1990

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 No income group available 2.41% 482,061
2 Low-income countries 2.392% 7,243,658
3 Lower-middle-income countries 2.285% 46,081,526
4 Middle-income countries 1.963% 77,847,270
5 Upper-middle-income countries 1.629% 31,765,744
6 High-income countries 0.707% 7,258,031

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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