Population Growth Rate by Country in 2004

In the year 2004, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.27% and global population grew with total of 82,262,850 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain with a rate of 8.18%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands with a population growth rate of 4.885%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan with 4.568% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau with -5.371%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with a population growth rate of -3.913%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique with -2.292% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.523%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.559%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 1.258% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.218%. Closely followed by Melanesia with a population growth rate of 2.866%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.821% population growth.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that Low-income countries has the highest population growth rate of 2.807%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.653%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2004

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 8.18% 68,140
2 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4.885% 1,117
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 4.568% 334,191
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 4.522% 37,358
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 4.504% 179,830
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 4.462% 428,866
7 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 4.31% 14,011
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 4.206% 675
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 3.875% 2,981
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.873% 7,501
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 3.846% 273,792
12 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.572% 477,451
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.545% 665,402
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3.522% 356,279
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3.407% 120,705
16 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 3.324% 755
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.307% 421,673
18 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 3.238% 203,732
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 3.173% 1,437
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.16% 353,506
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 3.156% 424,264
22 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.088% 1,692,312
23 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 3.066% 23,847
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.038% 846,306
25 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 3.021% 238,500
26 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 3.008% 8,185
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 3.002% 1,044,498
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.925% 533,762
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.915% 46,996
30 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.909% 789,687
31 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.905% 160,716
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.902% 90,595
33 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.859% 2,152,375
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.813% 39,861
35 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.757% 463,356
36 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.745% 1,052,906
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 2.744% 13,047
38 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 2.72% 491,834
39 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.7% 3,692,845
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.687% 333,488
41 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.668% 553,238
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.662% 583,044
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 2.657% 146,996
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.624% 516,707
45 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.622% 230,541
46 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.618% 145,693
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.613% 148,583
48 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2.577% 71,213
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.57% 605,181
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.514% 268,932
51 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.51% 3,958
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2.485% 195
53 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.457% 181,389
54 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.436% 5,175
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.382% 32,080
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 2.364% 773
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 2.355% 50,709
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2.349% 15,266
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 2.348% 594,802
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.305% 664,427
61 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.297% 426,009
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.253% 77,970
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.253% 10,630
64 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 2.25% 21,281
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.23% 3,805,554
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 2.213% 284,429
67 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.193% 90,242
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.186% 64,419
69 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 2.126% 502,924
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.037% 182,518
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 2.034% 81,989
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 2.029% 1,952
73 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.012% 1,559,977
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.977% 1,672,912
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.929% 11,213
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.925% 62,436
77 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.899% 46,870
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.89% 128,545
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.815% 119,721
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.804% 18,375
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.777% 231,343
82 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.761% 32,732
83 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 1.757% 6,333
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.734% 159,772
85 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 1.728% 742,244
86 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.728% 233,847
87 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 1.723% 3,166
88 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.696% 444,686
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1.65% 18,748,412
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 1.638% 1,131,489
91 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.636% 146,629
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.633% 2,266,166
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 1.626% 194
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1.62% 4,893
95 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.569% 3,745
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1.549% 70,869
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 1.504% 432
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1.492% 63,463
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.477% 1,534,956
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 1.473% 3,934
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.455% 11,904
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.441% 468,496
103 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.413% 411
104 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 1.41% 587,253
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.376% 1,996
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 1.374% 931,558
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.372% 6,281
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.353% 4,643
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 1.352% 122,218
110 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.34% 64,580
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.338% 77,183
112 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.309% 53,425
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.308% 392,835
114 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.304% 1,105
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.302% 6,334
116 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.278% 335,275
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.256% 123
118 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 1.252% 601
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.225% 2,768,803
120 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.214% 23,535
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.214% 1,090
122 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.17% 63,010
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.162% 59,692
124 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.162% 302,124
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.155% 230,148
126 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.142% 61,859
127 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 1.135% 2,095,755
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.133% 96,978
129 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.116% 9,199
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.112% 878
131 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.091% 5,568
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.031% 3,013
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.03% 398,175
134 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 1.021% 840,601
135 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.999% 2,936,485
136 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.98% 156,987
137 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.975% 304
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.974% 41,581
139 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.961% 8,331
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.954% 266,105
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.953% 462,568
142 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.945% 97,247
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.934% 298,115
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.927% 180,638
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.916% 721
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.88% 302
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.852% 797
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.848% 401,484
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.841% 21,346
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.81% 528,999
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 0.773% 119,909
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.752% 435,082
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 0.73% 34
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.72% 58,803
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.718% 1,180
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.689% 50,856
157 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.678% 407,824
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.675% 161,584
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.662% 725
160 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.659% 21
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.639% 7,992
162 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.63% 28,938
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.63% 377,811
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.622% 8,062,078
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.613% 6,531
166 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.596% 626
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.583% 7,939
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 0.571% 69,393
169 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.564% 58,969
170 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.512% 46,141
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.497% 13,233
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.447% 101,580
173 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.42% 68,057
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.406% 255
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.397% 1,621
176 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.396% 7,907
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.373% 20,178
178 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.369% 990
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 0.363% 173,337
180 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0.359% 24,831
181 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.323% 16,884
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.318% 522
183 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 0.311% 585
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.294% 137
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.244% 146
186 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.234% 24,574
187 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.225% 34
188 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.213% 23,913
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.2% 114
190 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.169% 17,300
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.163% 112
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.161% 3,335
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.128% 162,787
194 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.123% 4,078
195 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 0.116% 23
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 0.112% 711
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.102% 6,151
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.031% 1,663
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 0.008% 905
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.047% -357
201 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.051% -19,626
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.068% -54,948
203 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru -0.126% -13
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -0.149% -81
205 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.2% -20,203
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.266% -10,144
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco -0.276% -89
208 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.327% -14,526
209 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.371% -29,201
210 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.375% -541,367
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.391% -7,161
212 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) -0.396% -441
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho -0.478% -9,488
214 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.479% -539
215 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.541% -578
216 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.551% -7,511
217 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.568% -35
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.606% -18,592
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.613% -353
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.63% -49,535
221 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.643% -64,289
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.709% -28,263
223 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.727% -343,809
224 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.791% -5
225 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.947% -201,597
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.99% -30,307
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.998% -40,373
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -1.264% -5,167
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.356% -30,694
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.394% -47,714
231 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -1.482% -61,414
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.88% -106
233 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -2.06% -306
234 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -2.063% -39
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -2.292% -9,400
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -3.913% -2,813
237 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -5.371% -81

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2004

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.523% 22,822,394
2 Oceania 1.559% 518,857
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.258% 6,930,316
4 Asia 1.217% 47,852,947
5 Northern America 0.992% 3,234,934
6 Europe 0.124% 903,401

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2004

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.218% 3,542,060
2 Melanesia 2.866% 231,613
3 Eastern Africa 2.821% 8,156,917
4 Western Africa 2.741% 7,261,963
5 Western Asia 2.037% 4,179,310
6 Northern Africa 1.806% 3,345,576
7 Southern Asia 1.708% 27,059,723
8 Central America 1.537% 2,204,019
9 South-Eastern Asia 1.294% 7,185,322
10 Central Asia 1.21% 708,002
11 South America 1.201% 4,421,251
12 Australia/New Zealand 1.181% 283,573
13 Southern Africa 0.931% 515,878
14 Caribbean 0.77% 305,046
15 Southern Europe 0.723% 1,077,589
16 Polynesia 0.684% 4,523
17 Eastern Asia 0.57% 8,720,590
18 Northern Europe 0.513% 491,593
19 Western Europe 0.324% 596,055
20 Micronesia -0.161% -851
21 Eastern Europe -0.422% -1,261,836

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2004

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.807% 12,615,211
2 No income group available 1.724% 459,118
3 Lower-middle-income countries 1.698% 44,830,745
4 Middle-income countries 1.269% 61,822,767
5 Upper-middle-income countries 0.762% 16,992,022
6 High-income countries 0.653% 7,365,754

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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