Population Growth Rate by Country in 2009

In the year 2009, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.265% and global population grew with total of 87,290,704 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates with a rate of 11.055%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a population growth rate of 7.821%, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain with 5.799% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with -5.152%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with a population growth rate of -3.074%, and ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with -2.154% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.584%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.885%, and Asia with a 1.175% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.286%. Closely followed by Eastern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.81%, and Western Africa with a 2.758% 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 2.871%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.731%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2009

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 11.055% 882,694
2 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 7.821% 125,879
3 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 5.799% 68,379
4 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 5.659% 492,690
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 5.179% 144,758
6 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 4.997% 212,705
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 4.783% 49,912
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 4.316% 398,313
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4.056% 1,159
10 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 3.799% 15,116
11 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.714% 595,612
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.709% 834,816
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.69% 1,051,011
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 3.649% 712
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.576% 476,226
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.54% 12,354
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 3.457% 575
18 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3.406% 170,656
19 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.395% 390,244
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.354% 55,459
21 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 3.347% 905
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.239% 486,828
23 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.19% 2,050,194
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.157% 956,211
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 3.113% 58,456
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 3.052% 835,725
27 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 3.023% 222,433
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.941% 269,741
29 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.941% 706,755
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.94% 460,003
31 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.918% 916,396
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.913% 113,739
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.904% 415,222
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 2.902% 1,171,341
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.897% 611,798
36 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.872% 179,763
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.852% 550,870
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.827% 1,487
39 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.8% 2,428,626
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.795% 92,872
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.741% 902,908
42 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.73% 4,274,893
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.71% 608,089
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.708% 330,185
45 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.702% 8,489
46 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.669% 170,765
47 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.631% 5,428
48 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.617% 262,852
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 2.602% 14,128
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.576% 39,341
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.517% 627,984
52 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.483% 291,252
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.447% 245,194
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 2.41% 781
55 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.406% 5,767
56 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 2.367% 516,571
57 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.351% 1,033,471
58 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.332% 90,914
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.305% 12,165
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.297% 4,091
61 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 2.274% 4,322,366
62 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2.269% 200
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.187% 99,834
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.177% 4,865
65 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.115% 437,344
66 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2.112% 174,795
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.068% 13,288
68 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 2.061% 21,960
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.056% 42,134
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.05% 130,368
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 2.048% 18,456
72 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.984% 148,202
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.962% 279,776
74 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.96% 1,675,749
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.927% 2,043
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.924% 542,836
77 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.894% 58,394
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.837% 646,589
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1.82% 123,423
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.81% 392,146
81 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.807% 1,679,853
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.802% 64,155
83 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.755% 47,352
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.748% 125,823
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.734% 8,634
86 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.706% 171,443
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 1.684% 218
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.677% 18,630
89 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.672% 246,454
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.621% 83,980
91 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.608% 156,429
92 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.594% 4,094
93 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.591% 448,202
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.547% 1,408
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 1.536% 555
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.52% 2,386
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.506% 93,795
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.489% 1,259
99 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.474% 30,481
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 1.468% 5,728
101 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.458% 84,125
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.457% 206,223
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.45% 5,335
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.424% 77,114
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 1.418% 437
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.393% 145
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1.38% 16,890,457
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 1.375% 1,021,967
109 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.374% 389,117
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 1.355% 66
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1.325% 60,447
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 1.323% 955,669
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.322% 35,255
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 1.317% 127,084
115 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 1.304% 405
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.301% 213,459
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.288% 412,754
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.276% 116,342
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1.262% 62,505
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.259% 3,034,454
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.232% 1,368,659
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 1.228% 1,218
123 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 1.222% 59,003
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.155% 146,396
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 1.152% 589,544
126 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 1.131% 501,240
127 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 1.128% 7,867
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.126% 6,082
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.126% 378,250
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 1.108% 919
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.084% 1,031
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.084% 83,812
133 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 1.069% 924,077
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.064% 1,561,502
135 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.064% 45,765
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.042% 59,441
137 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.029% 173,230
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.025% 416,879
139 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.996% 5,137
140 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.988% 106,515
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.941% 1,830,403
142 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.928% 304
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.919% 188,141
144 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.889% 2,744,057
145 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.863% 7,620
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.838% 299
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.822% 511,511
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.82% 76,242
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.812% 11
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.74% 362,727
151 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.711% 206,287
152 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 0.711% 1,374
153 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.704% 477,375
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.698% 75,353
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.695% 787
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.683% 9,143,966
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.677% 1,149
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.669% 13,440
159 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.662% 35
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.646% 29,089
161 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.639% 8,954
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.612% 2,542
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.578% 359,076
164 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0.572% 40,596
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.559% 11,426
166 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.523% 1,477
167 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.52% 241,116
168 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.506% 136,828
169 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.476% 78,753
170 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.47% 25,100
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.465% 114,294
172 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.452% 4,077
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.447% 266,186
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.445% 4,874
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.431% 11,723
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.42% 23,230
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 0.405% 196,930
178 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.402% 41,898
179 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.374% 1,022
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.37% 22,565
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.355% 215
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.29% 3,709
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.256% 121
184 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.247% 8,264
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.193% 16,081
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.186% 3,883
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.181% 41,664
188 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.174% 186
189 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.173% 9,339
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.143% 576
191 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.127% 49,001
192 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.118% 75
193 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 0.103% 10,902
194 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.092% 131,478
195 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.061% 6,916
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.056% 45,632
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 0.022% 28,716
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.016% 11
199 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.009% -10
200 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands -0.01% -5
201 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru -0.029% -3
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.046% -292
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.066% -4
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam -0.117% -192
205 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.151% -15,125
206 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.171% -2,283
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.174% -19,200
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.241% -136
209 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.25% -8
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.259% -25,227
211 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.273% -11,955
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.301% -5,416
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -0.373% -200
214 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.374% -171,602
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.416% -3,124
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.452% -1,782
217 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.454% -499
218 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.46% -35,389
219 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.502% -18,769
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.503% -38,395
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland -0.549% -1,749
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.586% -17,377
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.589% -22,713
224 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -0.606% -11
225 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.616% -126,002
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.658% -19,289
227 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) -0.772% -833
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.961% -532
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.135% -24,125
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.319% -41,944
231 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -1.482% -279
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -1.665% -62,413
233 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -1.703% -66,024
234 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -1.889% -253
235 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -2.154% -13
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra -3.074% -2,270
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -5.152% -2,939

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2009

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.584% 26,567,465
2 Oceania 1.885% 687,017
3 Asia 1.175% 49,036,223
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.093% 6,383,101
5 Northern America 0.912% 3,122,242
6 Europe 0.203% 1,494,656

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2009

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.286% 4,248,126
2 Eastern Africa 2.81% 9,360,975
3 Western Africa 2.758% 8,387,892
4 Melanesia 2.677% 248,537
5 Western Asia 2.555% 5,952,826
6 Northern Africa 1.914% 3,889,999
7 Australia/New Zealand 1.687% 437,911
8 Central Asia 1.55% 970,957
9 Southern Asia 1.46% 24,977,207
10 Central America 1.341% 2,063,011
11 South-Eastern Asia 1.27% 7,519,684
12 Southern Africa 1.165% 680,473
13 South America 1.031% 4,010,573
14 Caribbean 0.752% 309,517
15 Northern Europe 0.663% 656,234
16 Eastern Asia 0.611% 9,615,549
17 Polynesia 0.436% 2,972
18 Western Europe 0.357% 668,421
19 Southern Europe 0.246% 377,049
20 Eastern Europe -0.07% -207,048
21 Micronesia -0.464% -2,403

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2009

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.871% 14,926,084
2 Lower-middle-income countries 1.569% 44,878,625
3 No income group available 1.408% 405,565
4 Middle-income countries 1.224% 63,380,274
5 Upper-middle-income countries 0.799% 18,501,649
6 High-income countries 0.731% 8,578,781

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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