Population Growth Rate by Country in 2011

In the year 2011, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.24% and global population grew with total of 87,740,950 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman with a rate of 10.253%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait with a population growth rate of 7.959%, and ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with 5.586% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya with -11.988%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova with a population growth rate of -2.39%, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina with -1.833% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.53%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.677%, and Asia with a 1.136% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.311%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 2.8%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.754% 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 2.832%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.63%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2011

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 10.253% 328,508
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 7.959% 250,081
3 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 5.586% 100,757
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 4.936% 206,345
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 4.738% 485,188
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 4.603% 1,345,966
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 4.226% 48,362
8 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 3.802% 16,320
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 3.802% 1,230,914
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.758% 911,645
11 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.747% 647,492
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.565% 439,053
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.562% 63,122
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 3.475% 13,011
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 3.408% 1,050
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.4% 2,334,168
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 3.347% 316,466
18 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 3.339% 1,085
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.335% 475,682
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.21% 514,844
21 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3.143% 144,060
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 3.104% 62,018
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 3.086% 108,760
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 3.005% 534
25 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 3.0% 497,969
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.977% 707,358
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.927% 284,693
28 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.91% 741,370
29 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.901% 966,000
30 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.886% 1,339,291
31 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.859% 2,624,493
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.85% 431,588
33 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.824% 220,410
34 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 2.817% 588
35 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.812% 575,018
36 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.77% 4,582,485
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.766% 618,086
38 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.73% 351,516
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.683% 177,425
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.665% 42,884
41 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.637% 177,939
42 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.633% 5,724
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 2.578% 1,098,936
44 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.535% 268,066
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 2.522% 179,333
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.487% 1,380
47 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 2.475% 692
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.474% 13,700
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.473% 260,353
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.452% 642,514
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 2.413% 12,504
52 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.356% 5,920
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.351% 96,087
54 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.319% 2,068,330
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.296% 5,363
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 2.275% 12,988
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.27% 7,479
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 2.25% 25,046
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 2.239% 760
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 2.231% 672,778
61 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2.157% 167,914
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.137% 14,319
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 2.087% 3,883
64 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.034% 438,528
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.992% 3,956,294
66 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.98% 170,679
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.975% 293,021
68 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.972% 678,735
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.947% 41,544
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.917% 700,371
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1.901% 100,394
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.866% 17,485
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.858% 4,949
74 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.784% 95,639
75 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.782% 65,718
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.768% 1,702,785
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.755% 130,946
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.694% 46,475
79 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.669% 173,491
80 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.635% 249,100
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.634% 1,795
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.626% 474,586
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.591% 33,919
84 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.586% 1,488
85 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.571% 50,402
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.571% 351,324
87 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.555% 154,808
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.524% 198,504
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.523% 163
90 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.521% 441,893
91 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.474% 87,574
92 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 1.453% 160,329
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.45% 211,345
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.444% 92,633
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.436% 1,638,876
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1.421% 71,689
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.403% 236,685
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.386% 2,241
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.357% 446,446
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 1.353% 429
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.348% 74,859
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1.348% 16,958,678
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1.337% 5,664
104 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.335% 78,017
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.334% 124,817
106 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 1.324% 65,560
107 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 1.312% 973,274
108 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.302% 18
109 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.296% 377,130
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 1.293% 678,067
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 1.289% 127,660
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 1.283% 5,152
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.267% 3,131,754
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.252% 6,605
115 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 1.242% 282,228
116 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1.23% 57,549
117 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.22% 1,832,575
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 1.158% 1,004
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1.127% 4,260
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 1.124% 857,858
121 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.113% 52,690
122 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 1.096% 7,817
123 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.092% 6,029
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.076% 98
125 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.072% 84,844
126 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 1.069% 944,107
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 1.065% 91,308
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 1.065% 482,441
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1.049% 12,008
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.047% 359,496
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.027% 426,544
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 0.997% 17,942
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.994% 170,622
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.951% 198,349
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 0.937% 460,555
136 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.934% 311
137 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.919% 1,822,136
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.918% 86,925
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.89% 322
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.889% 262,095
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.889% 2,789,965
142 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 0.887% 1,742
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.842% 419,491
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.841% 852
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.841% 966
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.839% 530,836
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.802% 107
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.792% 16,143
149 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.735% 6,587
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.718% 10,192
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.71% 77,765
152 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0.707% 50,765
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 0.696% 491
154 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.661% 68
155 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.656% 28,722
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.653% 448,416
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.65% 8,820,645
158 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 0.642% 78,403
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.624% 1,075
160 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.579% 31
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.516% 5,709
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.515% 245
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.513% 85,644
164 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.506% 317,937
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.498% 1,421
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.484% 13,281
167 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.482% 25,976
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.444% 24,772
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.425% 19,336
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.4% 99,149
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.394% 33,035
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.39% 646
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.388% 376
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.383% 23,499
175 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.361% 83,639
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.361% 220
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.346% 1,106
178 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.316% 2,873
179 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.308% 144,035
180 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.302% 326
181 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.283% 77,242
182 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.275% 9,247
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.267% 735
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 0.257% 153,971
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 0.233% 1,472
186 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.21% 4,338
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.202% 2,595
188 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.178% 18,679
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.16% 135
190 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.152% 217,453
191 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.15% 161
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.139% 113,258
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.127% 6,855
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.112% 2,345
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.094% 60
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.08% 9,037
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.07% 48
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 0.031% 11,852
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.017% -70
200 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands -0.031% -15
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.113% -144,411
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.144% -81
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.215% -13
204 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.222% -21,557
205 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain -0.259% -3,140
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.261% -137
207 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.287% -30,364
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.308% -33,891
209 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.316% -143,645
210 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.336% -4,462
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.362% -10,496
212 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -0.387% -7
213 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.39% -38,777
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.403% -20
215 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.426% -32,477
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.427% -16,314
217 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.431% -18,741
218 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.463% -93,640
219 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.473% -15
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.521% -3,874
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.546% -16,005
222 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.593% -645
223 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.649% -685
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.686% -51,754
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.729% -2,841
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.795% -29,350
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) -0.864% -314
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1.064% -578
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.144% -23,770
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.209% -37,465
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -1.384% -733
232 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -1.527% -9
233 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -1.678% -306
234 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -1.83% -236
235 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -1.833% -68,593
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -2.39% -85,919
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya -11.988% -740,936

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2011

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.53% 27,386,041
2 Oceania 1.677% 632,775
3 Asia 1.136% 48,500,934
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.122% 6,699,426
5 Northern America 0.904% 3,149,427
6 Europe 0.186% 1,372,347

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2011

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.311% 4,572,001
2 Western Africa 2.8% 9,002,402
3 Eastern Africa 2.754% 9,706,661
4 Melanesia 2.533% 247,852
5 Western Asia 2.154% 5,250,640
6 Northern Africa 1.58% 3,329,595
7 Central Asia 1.574% 1,016,990
8 Central America 1.48% 2,344,395
9 Southern Asia 1.434% 25,247,790
10 Australia/New Zealand 1.421% 380,046
11 Southern Africa 1.296% 775,382
12 South-Eastern Asia 1.244% 7,555,709
13 South America 1.022% 4,058,326
14 Caribbean 0.712% 296,705
15 Northern Europe 0.687% 689,530
16 Eastern Asia 0.592% 9,429,805
17 Polynesia 0.468% 3,218
18 Western Europe 0.385% 726,069
19 Micronesia 0.321% 1,659
20 Southern Europe 0.089% 137,201
21 Eastern Europe -0.061% -180,453

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2011

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.832% 15,582,361
2 Lower-middle-income countries 1.564% 46,140,760
3 No income group available 1.332% 394,441
4 Middle-income countries 1.212% 64,273,266
5 Upper-middle-income countries 0.77% 18,132,506
6 High-income countries 0.63% 7,490,882

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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