Population Growth Rate by Country in 2023

In the year 2023, the world experienced a population growth rate of 0.914% and global population grew with total of 73,518,905 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic with a rate of 4.875%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a population growth rate of 3.726%, and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine with 3.676% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova with -3.593%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon with a population growth rate of -2.675%, and ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland with -2.201% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate was Africa with a rate of 2.339%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.174%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 0.754% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 3.031%. Closely followed by Eastern Africa with a population growth rate of 2.521%, and Western Africa with a 2.477% 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 2.695%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by High-income countries with a rate of only 0.135%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2023

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 4.875% 1,132,205
2 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.726% 1,013,494
3 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 3.676% 1,350,719
4 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.239% 3,312,485
5 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.077% 562,401
6 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3.069% 556,697
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 3.05% 710,369
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 3.03% 1,111,601
9 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.976% 9,998
10 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.937% 168,647
11 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.913% 1,964,416
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.813% 953,470
13 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.748% 1,334,722
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.724% 560,251
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.665% 1,125,604
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.648% 350,552
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.648% 128,769
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.647% 362,926
19 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.586% 740,864
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.586% 1,244,194
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.555% 534,722
22 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.555% 453,864
23 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.513% 3,179,602
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.512% 583,938
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.511% 724,879
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.458% 68,148
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.441% 7,620
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.39% 724,774
29 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.369% 5,301,280
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.354% 334,048
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.34% 40,125
32 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.332% 7,800
33 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.278% 206,272
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.273% 122,104
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.266% 319,342
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.246% 137,146
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.235% 1,016,972
38 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.2% 757,836
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.187% 16,195
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.173% 117,735
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 2.128% 354,553
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2.121% 186,412
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 2.12% 45,600
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.98% 1,090,983
45 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.962% 4,719,089
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.961% 565,532
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.953% 47,577
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.942% 4,503
49 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.907% 11,197
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.904% 649,500
51 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.863% 189,000
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.825% 15,546
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.803% 186,211
54 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.781% 66,759
55 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1.739% 9
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.691% 2,258
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.67% 44,687
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.659% 184,002
59 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.568% 166,068
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.549% 104,341
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.542% 1,738,397
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.51% 1,771,348
63 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.51% 70,138
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.507% 687,245
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.496% 137,269
66 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.488% 523,373
67 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.484% 38,658
68 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.458% 3,290
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.442% 178,634
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.44% 531,872
71 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1.425% 5,854
72 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.419% 19,304
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.403% 253,824
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.391% 15,809
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.38% 47,565
76 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.377% 97,041
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.357% 103,597
78 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.352% 60,415
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1.282% 83,518
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 1.272% 8,959
81 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.262% 86,565
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.215% 23
83 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.208% 141,631
84 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 1.122% 346,762
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.115% 76,808
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1.114% 25,959
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.083% 212,279
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 1.07% 366,962
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 1.066% 6,983
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 1.059% 179,494
91 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 1.033% 187,860
92 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1.026% 3,006
93 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1.017% 1,758,336
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 1.01% 424
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 0.997% 377,144
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.987% 261,081
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.964% 5,772
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.962% 330,507
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.931% 40,123
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.928% 1,037
101 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.927% 1,068
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.924% 13,202,270
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.905% 547,047
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.902% 102,195
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.898% 13,339
106 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.898% 5,599
107 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.878% 109,372
108 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.848% 914
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.843% 584
110 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.843% 326,967
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.835% 268
112 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.829% 106
113 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.829% 2,561
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.827% 2,295,467
115 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.815% 9,869
116 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.811% 42,413
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.805% 371
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.796% 75,750
119 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.779% 7,648
120 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.771% 20,954
121 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.756% 3,419
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.736% 656,538
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.734% 942,899
124 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.732% 40,082
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.726% 5,910
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.722% 394,258
127 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.717% 226
128 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.707% 6,619
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.702% 80
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.676% 1,170
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.675% 35,156
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.673% 8,482
133 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.663% 655,042
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.657% 33,211
135 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.64% 38,494
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.639% 253
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.636% 2,387
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.631% 55,486
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.631% 2,605
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.63% 4,959
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.626% 286,370
142 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.585% 62,122
143 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.576% 620
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.573% 723
145 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.573% 1,240,448
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.551% 520
147 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.539% 1,832,657
148 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.525% 450,700
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 0.502% 52,227
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.501% 31,907
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.486% 28,734
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.484% 251,893
153 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.472% 906
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.471% 128
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 0.458% 228
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.452% 330
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 0.379% 43,011
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.375% 238
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.337% 88,211
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.334% 226,472
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.324% 1,735
162 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.321% 171
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 0.32% 256
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.32% 576
165 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.304% 53,647
166 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 0.285% 9,288
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.275% 156
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0.273% 30
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.267% 58,354
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.256% 29,918
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.248% 210
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 0.232% 3,855
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.232% 3,560
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.211% 18,885
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.208% 33
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.205% 98
177 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.197% 127,740
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.181% 80
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.158% 6
180 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.148% 29,104
181 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.135% 23
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 0.132% 94,942
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.127% 502
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.119% 28,557
185 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.117% 331
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.116% 1,506
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 0.095% 31
188 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.092% 9,656
189 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0.081% 6,055
190 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.081% 4,493
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 0.019% 517
192 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 0.008% 277
193 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.006% -1
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.016% -439
195 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia -0.021% -449
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.025% -355,872
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.044% -36,529
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.054% -337
199 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.059% -20
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.072% -37,070
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.077% -82
202 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.09% -42,843
203 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -0.103% -2
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.149% -547
205 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.165% -171
206 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.167% -18,696
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.197% -126
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.205% -9
209 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.232% -23,806
210 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.266% -3,517
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.285% -5,954
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.288% -169,571
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.307% -8,700
214 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.346% -499,506
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.368% -38,106
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.385% -14,340
217 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.411% -24
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco -0.438% -159
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.458% -43,546
220 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.53% -61
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.536% -661,122
222 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.545% -21,855
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives -0.623% -3,247
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.633% -20,321
225 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.689% -680
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.84% -369
227 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.897% -64,127
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -0.963% -26,181
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.105% -20,225
230 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.223% -65
231 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -1.273% -85,136
232 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -1.638% -325,896
233 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -1.769% -179,658
234 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -1.804% -104,544
235 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -2.201% -903,079
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon -2.675% -143,225
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -3.593% -123,436

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2023

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.339% 34,154,839
2 Oceania 1.174% 535,037
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.754% 5,013,850
4 Asia 0.681% 32,344,720
5 Northern America 0.57% 2,159,630
6 Europe -0.093% -689,171

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2023

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 3.031% 6,125,349
2 Eastern Africa 2.521% 12,225,972
3 Western Africa 2.477% 10,892,941
4 Melanesia 1.74% 219,831
5 Northern Africa 1.606% 4,244,357
6 Western Asia 1.448% 4,315,934
7 Central Asia 1.423% 1,112,511
8 Southern Asia 1.079% 21,868,665
9 Micronesia 0.965% 5,253
10 Southern Africa 0.962% 666,220
11 Australia/New Zealand 0.958% 303,494
12 Polynesia 0.885% 6,459
13 Central America 0.882% 1,593,164
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.862% 5,922,327
15 South America 0.722% 3,176,325
16 Caribbean 0.547% 244,361
17 Northern Europe 0.327% 349,234
18 Western Europe 0.131% 256,224
19 Eastern Asia -0.053% -874,717
20 Southern Europe -0.258% -390,203
21 Eastern Europe -0.314% -904,426

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2023

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.695% 20,422,492
2 No income group available 1.954% 576,814
3 Lower-middle-income countries 1.302% 45,201,195
4 Middle-income countries 0.847% 50,823,134
5 Upper-middle-income countries 0.222% 5,621,939
6 High-income countries 0.135% 1,696,465

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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