Population Growth Rate by Country in 2029

In the year 2029, the world is projected to have a population growth rate of 0.822% and the global population will grow with a total of 69,667,876 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a rate of 3.633%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo with a population growth rate of 3.096%, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic with 3.04% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon with -1.167%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena with a population growth rate of -1.13%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa with -1.003% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate is projected to be Africa with a rate of 2.192%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 1.036%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 0.627% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 2.867%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 2.34%, and Eastern Africa with a 2.334% 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 2.463%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a rate of only 0.138%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2029

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.633% 1,234,083
2 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 3.096% 3,829,415
3 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3.04% 209,531
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 2.921% 814,556
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.878% 624,138
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.841% 620,314
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 2.795% 1,220,754
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 2.725% 792,123
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.673% 2,131,315
10 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.641% 10,485
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.6% 1,036,742
12 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.529% 1,439,994
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.519% 143,227
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.508% 603,566
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.472% 395,387
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.454% 378,402
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 2.433% 592,388
18 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.417% 498,478
19 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.386% 793,332
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 2.379% 1,169,474
21 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.369% 791,470
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 2.338% 628,685
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2.304% 1,283,388
24 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 2.255% 3,291,914
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2.225% 71,032
26 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 2.22% 5,702,109
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 2.214% 771,245
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.208% 7,922
29 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 2.186% 8,366
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 2.162% 351,772
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 2.159% 150,312
32 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2.155% 222,677
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 2.096% 41,044
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 2.088% 127,972
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2.059% 126,715
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 2.058% 1,064,556
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2.057% 330,020
38 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 2.012% 787,348
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 2.002% 16,802
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.991% 48,514
41 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.945% 81,697
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.934% 363,831
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.9% 188,377
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.893% 1,172,003
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.888% 4,911
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.881% 231,938
47 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.798% 4,839,526
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.774% 48,354
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.76% 670,742
50 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.613% 10,519
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.608% 15,183
52 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.607% 180,648
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.587% 181,451
54 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.528% 43,801
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.445% 2,118
56 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.437% 1,772,505
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.398% 40,971
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.373% 271,002
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.372% 137,201
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1.36% 157,320
61 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.343% 3,294
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 1.328% 1,696,428
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.322% 97,006
64 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1.291% 19,054
65 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 1.291% 173,656
66 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.287% 26
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1.268% 15,614
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1.236% 5,500
69 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.212% 484,387
70 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.204% 60,588
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1.192% 15,380
72 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.167% 369,675
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1.16% 88,203
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1.141% 93,865
75 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1.122% 53,990
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 1.102% 542,584
77 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 1.081% 409,687
78 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 1.078% 135,431
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 1.054% 7,964
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1.032% 75,851
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.028% 38,021
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 1.004% 210,110
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 0.984% 68,575
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 0.968% 114,344
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 0.958% 70,147
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.948% 23,491
87 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 0.945% 182,533
88 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.926% 336,860
89 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.902% 296,094
90 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.9% 5
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.898% 5,683
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.893% 572,440
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 0.875% 318,436
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.868% 242,617
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.866% 1,022
96 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.856% 1,041
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 0.853% 152,895
98 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 0.853% 2,645
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 0.845% 375
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 0.841% 1,538,299
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.803% 5,553
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.803% 909
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.799% 12,479
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 0.795% 317,337
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.775% 11,651,329
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.771% 34,917
107 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.76% 309,321
108 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.746% 4,884
109 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.732% 7,168
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.724% 86,121
111 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.722% 348
112 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.691% 19,595
113 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.669% 6,862
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.669% 1,941,241
115 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.667% 38,073
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.654% 64,977
117 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.648% 2,091
118 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.639% 34,919
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.617% 80,294
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.611% 817,295
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.606% 439
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.601% 197
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.593% 1,066
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.582% 4,757
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.582% 69
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.577% 2,717
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.565% 75
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.562% 302,295
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.553% 262,021
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.544% 308,658
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.543% 2,320
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.541% 28,343
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.533% 28,819
134 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.502% 6,552
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.497% 4,195
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.496% 458,425
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.494% 436,895
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.494% 1,920
139 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.494% 44,991
140 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.48% 29,855
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.48% 1,682,282
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.474% 158
143 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.473% 51,832
144 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.466% 476,457
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.43% 26,149
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.421% 172
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.421% 938,745
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.419% 407
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.418% 463
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.411% 8
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.399% 518
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.385% 759
153 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.37% 201
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.37% 103
155 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.357% 23,320
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 0.356% 38,014
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.347% 225
158 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.337% 13
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 0.308% 230
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 0.298% 152
161 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.297% 58,928
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.274% 189,017
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 0.23% 3,884
164 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.23% 103
165 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 0.223% 39,914
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 0.214% 174
167 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.206% 24,365
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0.173% 317
169 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.156% 101,873
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.146% 125
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 0.145% 579
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 0.143% 31,678
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0.134% 35,630
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 0.132% 716
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0.117% 13
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.116% 20
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 0.102% 9,232
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 0.095% 46
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 0.081% 13
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 0.08% 408
181 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.08% 83
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 0.041% 630
183 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 0.024% 1,341
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.021% 12
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 0.014% 3,419
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 0.003% 8
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 0.001% 15
188 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand -0.004% -2,571
189 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -0.005% -160
190 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -0.013% -1,354
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco -0.033% -12
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.043% -14
193 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.071% -8
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.075% -25
195 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.077% -5,806
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.127% -105,622
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -0.135% -7,493
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia -0.138% -2,915
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.141% -2,920
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.149% -929
201 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.156% -2,218,213
202 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.158% -74,455
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.167% -4,618
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.175% -5,567
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.175% -4,919
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.185% -94,991
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.194% -704
208 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.234% -42
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.254% -267
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.27% -29,818
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.272% -7,619
212 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.273% -8,932
213 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.279% -28,201
214 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.288% -111,625
215 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.294% -416,459
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.314% -11,528
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.316% -199
218 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.317% -60,487
219 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.328% -31,688
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.352% -203,477
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.409% -41,316
222 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.425% -5,510
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.44% -19
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.451% -41,678
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.465% -14,541
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.546% -31
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.586% -698,506
228 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.598% -23,163
229 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.682% -46,889
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.696% -268,472
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -0.819% -21,118
232 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.844% -795
233 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.878% -55,732
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -1.002% -17,221
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1.003% -417
236 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.13% -56
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon -1.167% -55,576

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2029

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 2.192% 36,682,090
2 Oceania 1.036% 504,745
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.627% 4,346,236
4 Asia 0.551% 27,170,795
5 Northern America 0.509% 1,991,385
6 Europe -0.139% -1,027,375

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2029

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 2.867% 6,917,967
2 Western Africa 2.34% 11,893,451
3 Eastern Africa 2.334% 13,097,815
4 Melanesia 1.552% 216,432
5 Northern Africa 1.409% 4,076,774
6 Western Asia 1.271% 4,110,225
7 Central Asia 1.145% 966,026
8 Southern Africa 0.945% 696,083
9 Southern Asia 0.928% 19,989,990
10 Micronesia 0.833% 4,785
11 Australia/New Zealand 0.83% 277,536
12 Polynesia 0.781% 5,992
13 Central America 0.761% 1,445,449
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.7% 5,037,035
15 South America 0.594% 2,717,418
16 Caribbean 0.399% 183,369
17 Northern Europe 0.27% 294,399
18 Western Europe 0.061% 120,466
19 Eastern Asia -0.178% -2,932,482
20 Southern Europe -0.297% -441,685
21 Eastern Europe -0.354% -1,000,555

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2029

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.463% 21,795,678
2 No income group available 1.173% 380,299
3 Lower-middle-income countries 1.117% 41,654,936
4 Middle-income countries 0.718% 45,188,260
5 High-income countries 0.182% 2,303,639
6 Upper-middle-income countries 0.138% 3,533,324

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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