Population Growth Rate by Country in 2042

In the year 2042, the world is projected to have a population growth rate of 0.608% and the global population will grow with a total of 56,607,561 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a rate of 3.148%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo with a population growth rate of 2.589%, and ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte with 2.441% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa with -1.018%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with a population growth rate of -0.998%, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena with -0.996% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate is projected to be Africa with a rate of 1.807%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 0.766%, and Northern America with a 0.309% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 2.388%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 1.913%, and Eastern Africa with a 1.858% 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 1.977%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a rate of only -0.075%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2042

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.148% 1,663,084
2 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.589% 4,638,992
3 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.441% 13,489
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 2.436% 964,733
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.376% 725,431
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.342% 717,424
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 2.299% 1,400,120
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.283% 222,874
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.238% 2,458,001
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2.117% 455,592
11 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2.109% 584,930
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2.08% 432,437
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 2.072% 1,119,525
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.04% 156,242
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2.002% 645,825
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 1.986% 877,071
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 1.96% 868,419
18 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 1.931% 1,466,473
19 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 1.924% 9,636
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.913% 1,399,342
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 1.909% 616,479
22 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.861% 250,116
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 1.856% 1,198,593
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.853% 655,331
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1.838% 166,348
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1.787% 8,311
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 1.777% 801,837
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 1.769% 18,991
29 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 1.737% 3,276,508
30 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 1.735% 5,767,494
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.711% 357,581
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1.704% 70,299
33 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.685% 131,998
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1.668% 131,072
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 1.649% 1,088,204
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 1.641% 334,648
37 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.586% 84,264
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.585% 39,416
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.565% 48,090
40 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.565% 772,216
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.563% 244,276
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.561% 5,104
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.536% 363,126
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.482% 49,923
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.447% 679,689
46 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.414% 194,441
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.41% 1,085,238
48 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.407% 4,670,419
49 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.395% 171,442
50 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.281% 43,996
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.254% 14,247
52 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.249% 3,636
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.23% 145,536
54 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.216% 1,788,334
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.193% 103,191
56 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.186% 9,265
57 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.181% 161,741
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.177% 2,032
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1.147% 159,001
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1.144% 17,447
61 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.097% 63,805
62 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1.063% 7
63 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.015% 34,776
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 0.996% 357,194
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.983% 41,376
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 0.982% 233,234
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 0.966% 222,134
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 0.936% 523,581
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 0.934% 145,194
70 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 0.919% 1,357,990
71 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 0.906% 121,240
72 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.878% 27,600
73 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 0.873% 373,565
74 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 0.871% 14,799
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 0.86% 12,180
76 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 0.845% 386,096
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.827% 19
78 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 0.823% 4,186
79 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 0.82% 116,729
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 0.799% 62,511
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 0.784% 67,545
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 0.765% 41,579
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 0.743% 69,011
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.719% 77,800
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.704% 19,429
86 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.698% 12,027
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 0.691% 56,437
88 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.691% 866
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 0.674% 55,259
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 0.66% 324
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 0.657% 5,514
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.644% 32,183
93 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.629% 252,958
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.626% 192,455
95 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 0.62% 132,465
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.605% 427,031
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.6% 4,192
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.594% 771
99 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 0.572% 1,945
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.556% 199,938
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 0.546% 2,989
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 0.534% 232,326
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.534% 4,024
104 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.521% 66
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 0.518% 101,496
106 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.506% 224,200
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 0.5% 23,936
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 0.493% 195,706
109 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.491% 70
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.488% 30,030
111 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 0.479% 166,847
112 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.478% 5,070
113 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.446% 61,941
114 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.444% 9
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.435% 7,074,323
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.43% 55,183
117 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 0.429% 850,831
118 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.418% 553
119 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.417% 2,946
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.409% 22,811
121 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.406% 234
122 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.403% 4,431
123 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.389% 44,886
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.377% 195
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.369% 1,144,686
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.368% 185,352
127 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.356% 333,607
128 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.355% 20,618
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.354% 679
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.307% 298,586
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.298% 28,485
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.295% 108
133 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.286% 1,054,314
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.28% 396,965
135 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.275% 944
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.267% 2,307
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.266% 93
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.256% 3,498
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.24% 183
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.234% 14,813
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.221% 255
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.2% 270
143 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.199% 986
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.195% 110,191
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.193% 114,545
146 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 0.188% 65
147 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.186% 10,543
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.181% 734
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.175% 124,299
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.169% 760
151 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.153% 162,936
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 0.123% 52
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 0.121% 1,062
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.119% 34
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 0.117% 24,085
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.114% 20
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.097% 198
158 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 0.095% 219,761
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 0.076% 9,225
160 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 0.071% 8
161 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.058% 6,078
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 0.056% 37
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 0.037% 32
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan -0.001% -68
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador -0.001% -94
166 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance -0.007% -4,940
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.009% -9
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore -0.029% -1,884
169 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands -0.066% -11,966
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra -0.091% -75
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria -0.099% -8,914
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.116% -1,979
173 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland -0.117% -6,490
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka -0.123% -27,412
175 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.129% -5
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.135% -102
177 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -0.15% -5,083
178 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.162% -168
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.2% -66
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.205% -66
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.205% -98
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea -0.206% -54,295
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.208% -107
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia -0.209% -382
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.214% -856
186 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago -0.253% -3,856
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.254% -204,946
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia -0.263% -5,393
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -0.271% -1,451
190 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.283% -386,145
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.313% -9,572
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -0.323% -51
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.326% -1,966
194 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.331% -151,338
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.341% -190
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados -0.349% -968
197 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand -0.355% -250,363
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.381% -10,139
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius -0.386% -4,918
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -0.388% -20,787
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.392% -13,735
202 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.393% -5,367,145
203 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.405% -29,378
204 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.418% -72
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.426% -23
206 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China -0.428% -100,269
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.432% -37,628
208 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.439% -42,374
209 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.455% -82,497
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.464% -9,238
211 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.47% -5,728
212 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.481% -44,078
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.481% -45,966
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.496% -271,288
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.498% -52,324
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy -0.502% -54
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.531% -1,849
218 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.568% -207,958
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.603% -601
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.616% -366
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.633% -308,614
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.666% -17,743
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.673% -19,541
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.684% -750,058
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.713% -18,715
226 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.751% -26,630
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.76% -266,997
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.77% -31
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -0.777% -18,057
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -0.809% -12,373
231 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.871% -54,085
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -0.924% -27,301
233 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -0.931% -782
234 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -0.978% -54,940
235 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -0.996% -42
236 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) -0.998% -431
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1.018% -368

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2042

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 1.807% 39,253,193
2 Oceania 0.766% 419,135
3 Northern America 0.309% 1,277,935
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.303% 2,229,545
5 Asia 0.291% 15,175,314
6 Europe -0.243% -1,747,561

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2042

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 2.388% 8,117,272
2 Western Africa 1.913% 12,828,264
3 Eastern Africa 1.858% 13,693,752
4 Northern Africa 1.189% 4,071,226
5 Melanesia 1.184% 197,383
6 Central Asia 0.999% 966,942
7 Western Asia 0.96% 3,590,759
8 Southern Africa 0.664% 542,679
9 Polynesia 0.618% 5,200
10 Southern Asia 0.6% 14,270,574
11 Australia/New Zealand 0.583% 213,073
12 Micronesia 0.554% 3,479
13 Central America 0.421% 864,098
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.377% 2,909,908
15 South America 0.269% 1,299,343
16 Northern Europe 0.175% 195,999
17 Caribbean 0.139% 66,104
18 Western Europe -0.096% -188,872
19 Eastern Europe -0.411% -1,104,524
20 Eastern Asia -0.413% -6,562,869
21 Southern Europe -0.458% -650,164

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2042

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 1.977% 23,311,791
2 Lower-middle-income countries 0.823% 34,824,219
3 No income group available 0.493% 176,080
4 Middle-income countries 0.484% 32,895,315
5 High-income countries 0.017% 224,375
6 Upper-middle-income countries -0.075% -1,928,904

Data Information

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Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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