Population Growth Rate by Country in 2021

In the year 2021, the world experienced a population growth rate of 0.818% and global population grew with total of 64,726,329 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a rate of 3.7%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte with a population growth rate of 3.286%, and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda with 3.186% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands with -3.311%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa with a population growth rate of -2.616%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) with -1.931% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.352%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.246%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 0.594% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 2.991%. Closely followed by Eastern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.565%, and Western Africa with a 2.487% 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 2.624%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by No income group available with a rate of only -1.02%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2021

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.7% 934,270
2 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.286% 10,382
3 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 3.186% 1,460,838
4 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.17% 3,039,479
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.164% 1,091,597
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.138% 539,044
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.138% 687,368
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3.099% 528,822
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.992% 1,902,528
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.8% 545,226
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.752% 882,692
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.731% 354,936
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.647% 1,208,595
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.624% 329,314
15 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.607% 439,894
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.6% 707,168
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.6% 574,649
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.579% 513,001
19 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.56% 3,079,128
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.544% 117,400
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.538% 41,483
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.498% 65,949
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 2.488% 530,438
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.418% 664,484
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.412% 326,374
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.399% 962,056
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.382% 688,861
28 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.369% 5,054,217
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.364% 16,734
30 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.358% 203,810
31 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.343% 7,477
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.325% 312,991
33 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.288% 133,492
34 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 2.244% 673,923
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.232% 6,640
36 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.207% 185,818
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.204% 113,148
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2.184% 212,934
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.171% 44,736
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 2.137% 11,254
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.125% 925,153
42 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.066% 681,359
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.053% 48,056
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.019% 104,875
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.994% 318,836
46 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.99% 197,950
47 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 1.97% 526
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.958% 642,949
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1.936% 215,825
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.867% 2,406
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.865% 988,530
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.855% 15,239
53 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 1.84% 830
54 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.835% 4,094
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.834% 4,242,991
56 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.796% 3,928
57 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.781% 64,458
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 1.722% 187
59 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.673% 9,460
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.655% 731,247
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 1.655% 1,308
62 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.621% 21,412
63 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.594% 1,741,257
64 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.594% 543,198
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.588% 141,348
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.581% 86,281
67 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 1.559% 195
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.542% 100,651
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.528% 51,151
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.512% 162,519
71 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.504% 38,063
72 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.491% 153,219
73 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.48% 38,320
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.439% 9,202
75 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.43% 90,690
76 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.415% 96,908
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.398% 103,825
78 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.38% 1,571,992
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.373% 15,179
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1.331% 6,943
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 1.324% 67,913
82 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1.308% 5,232
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.298% 24
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.297% 228,437
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.288% 56,030
86 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.21% 215,418
87 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.196% 136,948
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1.194% 1,309
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 1.183% 8,119
90 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.177% 78,896
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.171% 78,842
92 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 1.164% 392,481
93 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.151% 138,988
94 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 1.134% 127
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1.127% 25,717
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.112% 1,882,686
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.104% 183,165
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.058% 355,051
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 1.057% 544,530
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 1.041% 115,787
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.036% 372,310
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.032% 198,073
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 1.018% 198,487
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.014% 375,769
105 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.009% 45,620
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.99% 156
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.966% 101,144
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.966% 250,334
109 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.896% 1,014
110 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.877% 5,156
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.869% 10,366
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.868% 5,319
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.857% 509,090
114 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.828% 8,004
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.816% 3,632
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.814% 76,233
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.802% 313
118 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.782% 833
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.777% 38,724
120 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.768% 748,509
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.76% 1,296
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.758% 666,419
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.754% 514
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.746% 91,502
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.746% 632,459
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.722% 2,674
127 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.721% 764
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.712% 271,668
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.711% 886
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.676% 9,511,950
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.668% 359,319
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.638% 4,957
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.631% 1,726,196
134 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.615% 1,870
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.576% 537
136 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.572% 252
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.518% 375
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.509% 26,212
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.504% 58,519
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.504% 637,992
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.5% 29,681
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.5% 226,314
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.498% 4,010
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.474% 41,223
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.469% 27,473
146 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.465% 5,784
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.465% 997,102
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.441% 248
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.429% 6,538
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 0.426% 1,226
151 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.418% 22,596
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.405% 341
153 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.403% 213
154 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.402% 3,713
155 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.398% 69,715
156 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.398% 124
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.387% 100,416
158 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.384% 730
159 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 0.376% 178,550
160 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.372% 14
161 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.364% 1,483
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.358% 226
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.337% 226,531
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.323% 4,721
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 0.322% 33,236
166 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.305% 19,255
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 0.3% 54
168 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.298% 1,003,710
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.243% 52,887
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.171% 15,268
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.171% 481
172 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 0.159% 102
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.15% 35,758
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.112% 201
175 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.109% 78,296
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 0.092% 2,593
177 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.09% 58,196
178 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.082% 4,542
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 0.067% 71
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 0.044% 36,469
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.036% 759
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.034% 439
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.011% 5
184 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 0.004% 63,843
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.004% -2,228
186 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -0.056% -3
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.068% -268
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.11% -693
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait -0.114% -4,828
190 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.145% -10,859
191 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.153% -15,762
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -0.159% -27
193 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.166% -2,202
194 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -0.213% -7,285
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.248% -9,322
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.249% -123
197 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.249% -29
198 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -0.252% -26,491
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.272% -89
200 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar -0.291% -7,810
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -0.301% -16,374
202 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.357% -21
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.371% -142,083
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.408% -241,859
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.423% -13,767
206 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.424% -442
207 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.437% -42,478
208 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.453% -153
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.455% -9,578
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.48% -13,714
211 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.502% -502
212 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.51% -740,478
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.511% -8,499
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.536% -668,441
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.555% -15,495
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.562% -2,071
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.59% -56,539
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -0.62% -12
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.636% -71,575
220 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.681% -131,574
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco -0.681% -250
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.685% -71,506
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.86% -26,327
224 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.906% -394,436
225 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.934% -37,929
226 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.964% -70,355
227 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -1.08% -304,417
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -1.268% -56
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.291% -35,965
230 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See -1.369% -7
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.381% -25,882
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon -1.384% -77,388
233 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -1.518% -104,493
234 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -1.522% -49,796
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) -1.931% -617
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -2.616% -1,178
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -3.311% -1,392

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2021

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.352% 32,783,625
2 Oceania 1.246% 554,264
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.594% 3,899,708
4 Asia 0.587% 27,571,987
5 Northern America 0.34% 1,275,707
6 Europe -0.182% -1,358,963

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2021

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 2.991% 5,690,695
2 Eastern Africa 2.565% 11,827,821
3 Western Africa 2.487% 10,406,882
4 Melanesia 1.863% 227,100
5 Northern Africa 1.657% 4,236,672
6 Central Asia 1.509% 1,145,546
7 Western Asia 1.264% 3,662,791
8 Australia/New Zealand 1.025% 318,247
9 Southern Africa 0.914% 621,556
10 Southern Asia 0.905% 18,004,812
11 South-Eastern Asia 0.767% 5,181,078
12 Polynesia 0.762% 5,467
13 Central America 0.689% 1,223,285
14 Micronesia 0.645% 3,450
15 South America 0.575% 2,496,497
16 Caribbean 0.407% 179,926
17 Northern Europe 0.341% 361,724
18 Western Europe 0.148% 288,655
19 Eastern Asia -0.025% -422,240
20 Southern Europe -0.216% -328,069
21 Eastern Europe -0.577% -1,681,273

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2021

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.624% 18,843,368
2 Lower-middle-income countries 1.134% 38,505,874
3 Middle-income countries 0.746% 44,166,303
4 Upper-middle-income countries 0.225% 5,660,429
5 High-income countries 0.161% 2,011,029
6 No income group available -1.02% -294,371

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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