Population Growth Rate by Country in 2022

In the year 2022, the world experienced a population growth rate of 0.839% and global population grew with total of 66,893,679 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova with a rate of 13.749%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland with a population growth rate of 8.136%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia with 7.233% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine with -18.35%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon with a population growth rate of -2.339%, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria with -1.524% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.337%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.198%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 0.673% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.024%. Closely followed by Eastern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.516%, and Western Africa with a 2.488% 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 2.692%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a rate of only 0.256%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2022

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 13.749% 449,306
2 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 8.136% 3,240,923
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 7.233% 408,036
4 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 5.595% 557,521
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 4.843% 1,071,325
6 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 4.034% 792,987
7 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.725% 976,239
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.225% 3,192,708
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.093% 548,105
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.054% 689,847
11 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3.041% 535,038
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.032% 1,078,830
13 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 3.003% 9,791
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.926% 1,916,300
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.827% 157,697
16 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.817% 1,330,776
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.737% 902,201
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.717% 543,874
19 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.695% 347,413
20 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.674% 357,002
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.666% 1,096,562
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.638% 124,930
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.614% 1,225,410
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.596% 724,649
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.539% 518,147
26 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.539% 439,564
27 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.525% 3,114,669
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.521% 571,508
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.488% 7,576
30 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.486% 700,103
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.447% 66,204
32 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.391% 5,225,561
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.375% 703,262
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.37% 328,495
35 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.366% 7,731
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.353% 39,402
37 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.305% 203,929
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.298% 316,629
39 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.29% 120,212
40 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.274% 135,744
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.247% 999,905
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.224% 16,109
43 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.222% 748,586
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.143% 113,656
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.142% 184,336
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.135% 44,953
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 2.054% 335,190
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.991% 47,571
49 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.97% 11,349
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.957% 4,449
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.953% 1,055,216
52 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.952% 4,602,501
53 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.934% 192,512
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.92% 642,729
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.858% 188,413
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.799% 15,057
57 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.795% 508,075
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.76% 2,309
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.727% 45,426
60 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.71% 62,981
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.602% 719,266
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.586% 549,209
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.585% 105,108
64 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.545% 1,714,594
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.545% 1,785,370
66 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.533% 167,263
67 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.496% 544,538
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.495% 135,152
69 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.493% 155,809
70 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.488% 3,308
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.472% 50,016
72 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.443% 66,034
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.439% 19,296
74 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.422% 98,796
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.395% 105,010
76 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.389% 35,661
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.374% 15,403
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.359% 242,412
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.355% 87,141
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.329% 58,597
81 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1.296% 5,251
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 1.295% 9,003
83 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.229% 150,288
84 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.19% 137,905
85 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.15% 351,258
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.136% 7,354
87 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.106% 74,994
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.105% 75,286
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.101% 373,645
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.069% 20
91 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.062% 191,108
92 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.061% 3,075
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.057% 204,992
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.041% 174,473
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.038% 1,777,557
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 1.034% 430
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 1.033% 387,003
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.002% 262,315
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.999% 23,025
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.992% 42,346
101 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.979% 5
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.956% 304
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.945% 106,108
104 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.931% 118
105 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.921% 1,052
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.913% 1,010
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.91% 625
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.898% 13,214
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.892% 5,293
110 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.858% 917
111 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.857% 2,624
112 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.85% 326,962
113 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.833% 43,209
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.825% 494,171
115 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.81% 275,753
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.807% 3,625
117 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.805% 7,841
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.802% 75,735
119 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.801% 21,584
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.787% 89
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.776% 4,793
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.77% 241
123 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.768% 94,840
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.759% 347
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.753% 959,983
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.744% 403,124
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.736% 40,000
128 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.71% 6,600
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.705% 8,817
130 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.702% 8,433
131 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.702% 689,146
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.69% 1,185
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.686% 34,441
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.685% 9,706,711
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.666% 262
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.664% 587,856
137 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.662% 39,575
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.658% 2,453
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.652% 2,674
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.651% 56,908
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.643% 1,770,100
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.636% 4,980
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.613% 769
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.601% 63,356
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.587% 550
146 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.585% 499,216
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 0.55% 56,928
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.533% 4,307
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.531% 27,532
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.529% 240,762
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 0.529% 262
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 0.526% 59,357
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.486% 28,569
154 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.482% 921
155 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.467% 1,580,756
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.454% 977,448
157 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.45% 17
158 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.432% 463
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.426% 115
160 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.398% 25,194
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.39% 247
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.378% 275
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.363% 94,599
164 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.356% 189
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.351% 198
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.342% 1,822
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 0.341% 272
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.34% 229,261
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.328% 52
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.328% 170,394
171 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.313% 54,922
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.296% 64,518
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.276% 4,225
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.262% 30,502
175 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.259% 5
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.253% 43
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 0.235% 3,907
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.222% 19,802
179 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0.219% 24
180 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.205% 132,172
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.204% 97
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.202% 171
183 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.201% 6,526
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.158% 113,557
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.147% 48
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.138% 390
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.131% 31,207
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.117% 211
189 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.115% 22,610
190 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.09% 4,965
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.052% 670
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 0.046% 2
193 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 0.039% 7
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.032% 14
195 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.01% 353
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 0.005% 110
197 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.005% -76,098
198 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.008% -568
199 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.027% -38,404
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.051% -26,431
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.051% -17
202 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -0.067% -7,038
203 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.074% -35,161
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.083% -329
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.114% -3,228
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.137% -859
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.137% -113,892
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.138% -506
209 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.15% -16,788
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.162% -104
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.198% -5,514
212 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.221% -22,714
213 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.232% -3,076
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.239% -254
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.278% -163,852
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.313% -29,887
217 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.315% -327
218 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.341% -20
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.389% -11,064
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives -0.436% -2,284
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.472% -9,885
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.475% -49,282
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.477% -17,867
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco -0.505% -184
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.527% -653,236
226 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.537% -21,627
227 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.7% -81
228 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.754% -750
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.774% -25,037
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.784% -347
231 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.042% -56
232 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -1.114% -80,451
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.116% -20,654
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -1.354% -37,226
235 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -1.524% -103,336
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon -2.339% -128,396
237 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -18.35% -7,264,930

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2022

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.337% 33,336,095
2 Oceania 1.198% 539,393
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.673% 4,442,245
4 Asia 0.604% 28,545,207
5 Northern America 0.506% 1,907,792
6 Europe -0.252% -1,877,054

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2022

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.024% 5,929,155
2 Eastern Africa 2.516% 11,898,184
3 Western Africa 2.488% 10,674,293
4 Melanesia 1.788% 221,928
5 Northern Africa 1.626% 4,227,748
6 Central Asia 1.478% 1,138,962
7 Western Asia 1.468% 4,311,173
8 Micronesia 0.995% 5,363
9 Australia/New Zealand 0.974% 305,524
10 Polynesia 0.909% 6,578
11 Southern Asia 0.906% 18,189,659
12 Southern Africa 0.884% 606,716
13 Central America 0.879% 1,573,574
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.804% 5,476,921
15 South America 0.602% 2,628,478
16 Caribbean 0.541% 240,193
17 Northern Europe 0.323% 343,707
18 Western Europe 0.096% 187,846
19 Eastern Asia -0.034% -571,508
20 Southern Europe -0.273% -413,785
21 Eastern Europe -0.689% -1,994,822

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2022

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.692% 19,856,412
2 No income group available 1.794% 519,546
3 Lower-middle-income countries 0.938% 32,175,727
4 Middle-income countries 0.648% 38,630,635
5 High-income countries 0.631% 7,887,086
6 Upper-middle-income countries 0.256% 6,454,908

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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