Population Growth Rate by Country in 2040

In the year 2040, the world is projected to have a population growth rate of 0.642% and the global population will grow with a total of 59,006,078 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a rate of 3.217%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo with a population growth rate of 2.673%, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali with 2.512% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa with -1.073%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena with a population growth rate of -1.067%, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria with -0.971% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate is projected to be Africa with a rate of 1.87%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 0.801%, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a 0.354% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 2.471%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 1.982%, and Eastern Africa with a 1.93% 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 2.046%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a rate of only -0.042%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2040

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.217% 1,594,276
2 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.673% 4,543,543
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 2.512% 946,594
4 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.478% 13,033
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.452% 713,427
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.433% 710,357
7 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.403% 223,898
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 2.391% 1,389,047
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.31% 2,424,373
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.177% 578,263
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.172% 432,756
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.169% 447,142
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.159% 1,118,488
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.113% 155,226
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.071% 641,512
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 2.057% 872,697
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2.026% 862,561
18 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 2.02% 1,474,589
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 1.985% 616,663
20 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 1.977% 9,520
21 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.96% 1,379,347
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.937% 659,660
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 1.924% 1,196,353
24 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.92% 248,517
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1.91% 166,509
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1.849% 8,293
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 1.845% 803,197
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 1.816% 18,802
29 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 1.814% 5,819,355
30 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 1.799% 3,274,976
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1.791% 71,375
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.773% 357,902
33 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.749% 132,402
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1.74% 132,105
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 1.725% 1,100,567
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 1.7% 335,324
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.666% 40,100
38 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.662% 85,517
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.649% 249,491
40 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.643% 785,274
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.636% 48,705
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.635% 5,178
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.612% 369,393
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.53% 50,029
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.504% 685,938
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.491% 1,114,257
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.488% 198,695
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.473% 175,900
49 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.469% 4,739,874
50 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.317% 44,069
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.306% 14,462
52 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.292% 3,666
53 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.27% 1,821,861
54 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.252% 9,552
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.251% 144,354
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.248% 166,734
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.231% 103,972
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1.226% 166,009
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1.207% 17,986
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.186% 1,999
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 1.13% 396,992
62 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.096% 62,370
63 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.076% 36,096
64 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1.065% 24
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 1.037% 233,822
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.005% 41,488
67 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 0.985% 150,173
68 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 0.982% 1,424,582
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 0.977% 227,393
70 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 0.967% 127,060
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 0.949% 521,222
72 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0.935% 6
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 0.933% 15,567
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 0.928% 12,913
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 0.905% 406,086
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 0.888% 4,442
77 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 0.886% 372,832
78 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 0.867% 121,261
79 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.866% 26,756
80 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.846% 17
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 0.837% 70,952
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 0.836% 64,345
83 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 0.819% 43,856
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 0.799% 73,053
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 0.749% 60,327
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.748% 20,335
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.738% 911
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 0.731% 354
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.726% 12,332
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.721% 35,527
91 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 0.719% 58,124
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.694% 73,963
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 0.683% 5,659
94 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.678% 269,401
95 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 0.663% 139,877
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.649% 4,483
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.649% 197,025
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.648% 451,500
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.642% 823
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 0.614% 2,061
101 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.588% 209,144
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 0.571% 110,708
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 0.57% 244,940
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.565% 4,210
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.562% 246,261
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 0.555% 3,010
107 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 0.543% 187,209
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 0.54% 212,027
109 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.526% 5,515
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.525% 74
111 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.514% 31,300
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 0.503% 23,865
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.485% 7,824,345
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 0.479% 942,270
115 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.479% 627
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.475% 60,388
117 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.469% 3,280
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.458% 63,131
119 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.455% 4,963
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.439% 24,309
121 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.439% 55
122 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.431% 221
123 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.426% 243
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.417% 1,285,951
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.407% 774
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.405% 202,516
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.388% 22,367
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.387% 44,352
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.383% 356,195
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.337% 475,349
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.333% 2,862
132 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.332% 1,133
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.324% 312,356
134 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.315% 1,155,027
135 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.314% 29,813
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.296% 103
137 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.279% 3,792
138 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.276% 95
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.261% 198
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.255% 16,079
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.253% 291
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.252% 1,240
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.25% 140,479
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.244% 13,789
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.239% 87
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.238% 140,832
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.229% 1,024
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.225% 302
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.218% 882
150 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.203% 23
151 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.193% 204,810
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.187% 132,261
153 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.174% 35,884
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.166% 1,452
155 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.161% 46
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.149% 343,528
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.134% 272
158 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.12% 21
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.119% 50
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.108% 72
161 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.103% 12,455
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 0.09% 9,933
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0.073% 73
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.063% 55
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 0.05% 3,354
166 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 0.048% 3,056
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.035% 3,714
168 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 0.022% 14,771
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.027% -455
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra -0.032% -26
171 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands -0.032% -5,725
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka -0.073% -16,296
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria -0.077% -6,977
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.099% -75
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.104% -54
176 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland -0.105% -5,824
177 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -0.115% -3,908
178 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.12% -125
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.141% -563
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.146% -70
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.154% -51
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia -0.167% -305
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea -0.172% -45,523
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago -0.201% -3,075
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.232% -9
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.237% -192,667
187 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia -0.241% -4,978
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.247% -80
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -0.251% -1,351
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -0.252% -40
191 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.257% -14
192 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.289% -132,940
193 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados -0.293% -818
194 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.296% -406,092
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.296% -1,795
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.3% -168
197 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand -0.301% -213,697
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius -0.317% -4,076
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.336% -10,350
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.349% -9,377
201 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.358% -4,925,639
202 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.358% -26,150
203 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China -0.358% -84,412
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -0.369% -19,908
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.388% -13,670
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.391% -68
207 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.405% -39,402
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.426% -8,560
209 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.438% -38,504
210 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.44% -80,455
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.444% -1,561
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.453% -43,671
213 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.459% -48,765
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.462% -255,194
215 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.464% -5,711
216 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.474% -43,802
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy -0.497% -54
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.541% -545
219 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.543% -201,234
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.547% -329
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.573% -282,492
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.585% -15,787
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.647% -17,212
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.648% -19,048
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.677% -752,913
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.711% -29
227 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.729% -26,266
228 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.737% -262,910
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) -0.773% -340
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -0.787% -18,576
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -0.825% -12,814
232 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.856% -54,078
233 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.897% -27,011
234 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.898% -768
235 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.971% -55,588
236 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.067% -46
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1.073% -396

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2040

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 1.87% 39,155,230
2 Oceania 0.801% 431,184
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.354% 2,592,975
4 Northern America 0.341% 1,400,777
5 Asia 0.33% 17,082,673
6 Europe -0.229% -1,656,761

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2040

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 2.471% 8,001,358
2 Western Africa 1.982% 12,787,956
3 Eastern Africa 1.93% 13,695,549
4 Melanesia 1.246% 202,632
5 Northern Africa 1.227% 4,100,381
6 Central Asia 1.02% 967,237
7 Western Asia 1.013% 3,713,370
8 Southern Africa 0.707% 569,986
9 Polynesia 0.657% 5,454
10 Southern Asia 0.648% 15,213,919
11 Australia/New Zealand 0.607% 219,392
12 Micronesia 0.597% 3,706
13 Central America 0.478% 972,624
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.426% 3,258,129
15 South America 0.319% 1,536,299
16 Northern Europe 0.186% 207,452
17 Caribbean 0.177% 84,052
18 Western Europe -0.073% -143,983
19 Eastern Asia -0.379% -6,069,982
20 Eastern Europe -0.412% -1,115,129
21 Southern Europe -0.422% -605,101

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2040

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 2.046% 23,171,215
2 Lower-middle-income countries 0.869% 36,165,824
3 No income group available 0.557% 196,774
4 Middle-income countries 0.521% 35,097,346
5 High-income countries 0.042% 540,743
6 Upper-middle-income countries -0.042% -1,068,478

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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