Population Growth Rate by Country in 2014

In the year 2014, the world experienced a population growth rate of 1.205% and global population grew with total of 88,453,242 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan with a rate of 11.389%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar with a population growth rate of 9.059%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon with 6.135% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic with -5.782%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau with a population growth rate of -2.744%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) with -2.14% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.592%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.683%, and Asia with a 1.066% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.263%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 2.691%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.635% 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 2.523%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.539%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2014

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 11.389% 984,956
2 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 9.059% 200,467
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 6.135% 384,827
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 4.519% 18,830
5 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 4.144% 54,321
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 3.985% 51,606
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 3.941% 1,289,220
8 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.887% 9,317
9 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.795% 735,144
10 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 3.789% 151,881
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.657% 991,967
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 3.522% 1,232
13 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.448% 472,295
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3.44% 457,758
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.393% 2,579,865
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 3.336% 471
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 3.292% 345,499
18 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 3.255% 725,742
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.229% 63,503
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3.222% 507,004
21 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 3.148% 1,164,859
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.145% 551,934
23 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 3.125% 1,587,725
24 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.067% 1,114,503
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 3.045% 792,729
26 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 3.004% 545,713
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.955% 313,626
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.932% 64,174
29 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.906% 13,888
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.821% 1,036,530
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.78% 458,057
32 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.78% 771,572
33 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.737% 382,409
34 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.708% 2,700,835
35 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 2.668% 1,043
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.647% 101,708
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.614% 45,560
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.603% 630,215
39 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.591% 4,647,289
40 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2.579% 218,294
41 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.577% 592,531
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 2.548% 575
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.544% 15,199
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.512% 183,104
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.506% 284,001
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.438% 174,098
47 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.396% 6,466
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 2.392% 13,299
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.386% 117,991
50 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.383% 270,911
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 2.38% 670,981
52 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2.333% 194,228
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 2.303% 1,841,638
54 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 2.266% 2,166,154
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 2.262% 1,347
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.256% 98,841
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 2.244% 1,028,257
58 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 2.24% 245
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.229% 5,604
60 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 2.187% 1,708,451
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 2.173% 301,070
62 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 2.158% 7,602
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 2.156% 15,404
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 2.151% 9,604
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 2.148% 1,490
66 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2.1% 70
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.07% 60,077
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.993% 772,625
69 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.969% 632,644
70 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.953% 23,144
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1.944% 87,864
72 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.934% 43,723
73 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.869% 3,692
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 1.855% 670
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.846% 290,130
76 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.828% 166,843
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.826% 103,392
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 1.806% 10,912
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 1.791% 980,052
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.767% 138,969
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.75% 39,242
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.743% 17,243
83 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.742% 67,743
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.7% 98,867
85 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.677% 75,692
86 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.628% 495,577
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.62% 98,798
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1.611% 89,721
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.588% 173,385
90 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.58% 1,600,627
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.541% 471,681
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.478% 140
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.473% 235,006
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.465% 343,717
95 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.454% 151,380
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.444% 1,660
97 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.443% 89,583
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.416% 86,228
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.402% 246,607
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.383% 210,349
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.352% 2,814,679
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.343% 89,870
103 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 1.325% 384
104 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.308% 3,673
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1.286% 125,305
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.279% 437,929
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 1.265% 1,240
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 1.227% 62
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.225% 1,910,051
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 1.21% 124,422
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 1.207% 1,432,831
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1.202% 15,712,562
113 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 1.2% 98,258
114 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 1.174% 10,740
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 1.17% 4,874
116 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.148% 346,687
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 1.138% 2,915,483
118 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 1.135% 6,200
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 1.128% 128,906
120 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 1.104% 56,715
121 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 1.099% 333,485
122 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1.061% 51,409
123 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 1.056% 963,015
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1.055% 22,107
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.042% 3,415
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 1.042% 101,535
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.039% 183,834
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 1.019% 436,467
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 1.016% 1,707
130 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.0% 5,696
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.986% 7,264
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.963% 3,746
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.936% 82,673
134 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.929% 433,602
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 0.909% 459,599
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.902% 77,087
137 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 0.897% 1,810
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.891% 315,408
139 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.863% 10,162
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.86% 1,014
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.86% 1,750,319
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.841% 38,869
143 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.816% 2,629,365
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.814% 415,744
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.805% 718
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.779% 289
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.763% 758
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 0.751% 41
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.724% 469,168
150 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0.705% 51,806
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.691% 7,778
152 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.691% 2,001
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.678% 75,726
154 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.667% 9,678
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.665% 9,209,773
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.662% 686
157 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.539% 91,362
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.517% 361,460
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.515% 129,338
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.509% 3,826
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.483% 102,642
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.474% 26,801
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.471% 823
164 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.403% 110,728
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.402% 438
166 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.399% 253,450
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.385% 90,145
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.378% 23,443
169 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.376% 20,519
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 0.37% 1,421
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.367% 10,218
172 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.313% 10,609
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.295% 495
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 0.281% 201
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 0.279% 93
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.266% 217,532
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.229% 141
178 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.219% 608
179 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.218% 4
180 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 0.217% 313,586
181 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.214% 1,962
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.203% 66
183 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 0.187% 6,224
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0.147% 3,088
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.138% 67
186 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.121% 2,508
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.106% 1,373
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 0.094% 5,102
189 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.085% 8,975
190 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 0.074% 8,436
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 0.057% 5,523
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.027% 13
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.006% -39
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.041% -15,717
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.066% -1,892
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.083% -50,107
197 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.112% -20
198 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.135% -62,908
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.138% -5,206
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.171% -217,578
201 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu -0.184% -20
202 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.193% -2,542
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.2% -12
204 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.223% -21,960
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.27% -151
206 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.301% -22,744
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.313% -198
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man -0.315% -264
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.344% -9,943
210 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.365% -72,971
211 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.378% -404
212 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.434% -195,965
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga -0.449% -479
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.489% -53,105
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.492% -1,974
216 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.503% -52,340
217 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -0.528% -3
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait -0.584% -21,983
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -0.584% -104
220 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.608% -26,034
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.609% -316
222 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.627% -648
223 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic -0.745% -35,757
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.834% -61,517
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) -0.905% -319
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -0.97% -19,502
227 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.999% -123
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.057% -31,669
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -1.352% -48,293
230 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan -1.449% -162,425
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1.576% -823
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -1.741% -61,977
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -1.93% -973
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -1.948% -65,021
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -2.14% -38,048
236 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -2.744% -41
237 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic -5.782% -1,160,202

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2014

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.592% 30,327,021
2 Oceania 1.683% 668,758
3 Asia 1.066% 47,070,590
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 1.036% 6,390,695
5 Northern America 0.823% 2,944,412
6 Europe 0.142% 1,051,766

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2014

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.263% 4,970,904
2 Western Africa 2.691% 9,386,377
3 Eastern Africa 2.635% 10,093,679
4 Melanesia 2.333% 245,594
5 Northern Africa 2.139% 4,783,159
6 Western Asia 1.996% 5,184,265
7 Southern Africa 1.75% 1,092,902
8 Central Asia 1.678% 1,138,671
9 Australia/New Zealand 1.499% 419,409
10 Southern Asia 1.298% 23,807,614
11 Central America 1.29% 2,129,584
12 South-Eastern Asia 1.135% 7,145,968
13 South America 0.979% 4,004,818
14 Northern Europe 0.649% 664,011
15 Eastern Asia 0.604% 9,794,072
16 Caribbean 0.603% 256,293
17 Western Europe 0.433% 827,673
18 Polynesia 0.32% 2,226
19 Micronesia 0.293% 1,529
20 Eastern Europe -0.034% -99,965
21 Southern Europe -0.221% -339,953

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2014

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.523% 15,004,092
2 Lower-middle-income countries 1.481% 45,742,083
3 Middle-income countries 1.209% 66,569,107
4 No income group available 1.175% 361,527
5 Upper-middle-income countries 0.862% 20,827,024
6 High-income countries 0.539% 6,518,516

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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