Population Growth Rate by Country in 2048

In the year 2048, the world is projected to have a population growth rate of 0.495% and the global population will grow with a total of 47,635,584 people.

The country with the highest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with a rate of 2.897%. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo with a population growth rate of 2.35%, and ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte with 2.216% population growth.

The country with the lowest annual population growth rate is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) with -1.388%. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena with a population growth rate of -1.087%, and ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands with -1.045% population decline.

The geographic region with the highest population growth rate is projected to be Africa with a rate of 1.622%. Closely followed by Oceania with a population growth rate of 0.663%, and Northern America with a 0.212% population growth.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Middle Africa had the highest population growth rate of 2.162%. Closely followed by Western Africa with a population growth rate of 1.712%, and Eastern Africa with a 1.661% 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 1.784%. While the lowest population growth rate was recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a rate of only -0.217%.

Countries with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2048

Rank Country Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.897% 1,834,521
2 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2.35% 4,880,959
3 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 2.216% 14,091
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 2.167% 985,591
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2.132% 745,546
6 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.099% 734,601
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 2.072% 1,438,598
8 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 2.028% 2,531,226
9 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1.988% 220,590
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 1.95% 611,129
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 1.947% 473,272
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 1.85% 1,124,993
13 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1.82% 13
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.819% 156,455
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 1.805% 421,773
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 1.805% 652,838
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 1.802% 891,764
18 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 1.782% 883,602
19 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 1.753% 1,431,174
20 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 1.736% 9,706
21 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1.718% 257,113
22 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 1.712% 1,450,332
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 1.689% 607,141
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 1.646% 1,180,354
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1.642% 165,011
26 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 1.641% 644,280
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1.635% 8,431
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 1.619% 808,876
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 1.598% 18,973
30 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 1.563% 3,255,266
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 1.517% 5,559,020
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 1.516% 348,913
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1.48% 127,852
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1.478% 67,103
35 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1.466% 126,246
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 1.462% 327,292
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 1.454% 1,052,748
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1.367% 37,153
39 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1.366% 79,335
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 1.363% 4,866
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1.361% 45,669
42 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 1.342% 722,878
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 1.322% 340,540
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 1.305% 222,095
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.296% 47,465
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 1.266% 645,272
47 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 1.217% 4,370,079
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 1.204% 1,001,690
49 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 1.197% 159,025
50 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1.178% 175,054
51 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.154% 42,644
52 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 1.145% 3,584
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1.134% 144,066
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 1.103% 13,451
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 1.062% 1,962
56 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.032% 63,988
57 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 1.014% 1,594,582
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1.012% 93,583
59 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1.012% 147,898
60 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.004% 8,383
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 0.964% 15,668
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 0.915% 230,088
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 0.914% 134,770
64 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 0.832% 30,135
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.829% 36,859
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 0.827% 488,323
67 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 0.799% 26,410
68 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 0.778% 1,209,355
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 0.776% 187,987
70 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 0.775% 126,761
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 0.744% 280,969
72 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 0.736% 103,457
73 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 0.733% 329,478
74 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 0.726% 12,938
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 0.697% 78,752
76 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 0.691% 102,808
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 0.686% 10,179
78 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 0.66% 3,509
79 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 0.65% 310,766
80 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 0.621% 55,773
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 0.619% 50,563
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 0.619% 35,077
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 0.619% 81
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 0.586% 56,687
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 0.58% 5,059
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 0.566% 16,216
87 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 0.56% 10,018
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 0.548% 174,690
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 0.544% 46,219
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 0.528% 686
91 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 0.496% 206,423
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 0.495% 664
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 0.479% 40,554
94 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 0.466% 102,958
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 0.458% 333,994
96 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 0.458% 11
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 0.454% 2,568
98 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 0.45% 166,880
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 0.449% 3,242
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 0.443% 225
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 0.438% 3,396
102 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 0.428% 1,501
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 0.414% 188,300
104 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 0.401% 25,345
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 0.399% 178,339
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 0.379% 154,442
107 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0.376% 55
108 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 0.373% 220
109 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 0.367% 43,426
110 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 0.356% 3,872
111 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 0.355% 126,703
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 0.352% 70,764
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 0.35% 131
114 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 0.333% 47,367
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 0.304% 617,087
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 0.303% 14,901
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 0.303% 39,750
118 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 0.3% 2,167
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 0.288% 4,779,478
120 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 0.288% 6
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 0.279% 15,870
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 0.263% 134,862
123 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 0.257% 347
124 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 0.252% 14,911
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 0.251% 12,907
126 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 0.241% 2,703
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 0.236% 22,896
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 0.236% 182
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 0.228% 217,705
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 0.228% 120
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 0.219% 427
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 0.21% 664,410
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 0.198% 2,741
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 0.197% 194,471
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 0.197% 12,676
136 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 0.187% 700,782
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 0.121% 43
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 0.104% 74,648
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 0.101% 138
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 0.101% 145,015
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 0.093% 108
142 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 0.091% 16
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 0.079% 322
144 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 0.077% 8,151
145 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 0.075% 260
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 0.074% 44,031
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 0.06% 526
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 0.058% 62,194
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 0.05% 28,395
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 0.038% 11
151 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 0.031% 63
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 0.024% 1,366
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 0.02% 99
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 0.005% 21
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -0.005% -44
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein -0.012% -5
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile -0.015% -3,039
158 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium -0.022% -2,642
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil -0.029% -66,517
160 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands -0.034% -12
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man -0.038% -33
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey -0.083% -55
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance -0.089% -58,694
164 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -0.105% -12
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador -0.141% -9,358
166 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands -0.151% -27,183
167 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland -0.157% -8,590
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -0.16% -159
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria -0.177% -15,870
170 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore -0.192% -12,217
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan -0.212% -23,114
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -0.238% -7,171
173 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -0.258% -8,641
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -0.263% -196
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -0.282% -133
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea -0.283% -73,377
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka -0.284% -62,279
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -0.285% -1,497
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -0.289% -11
180 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.29% -297
181 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -0.307% -410,757
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany -0.314% -249,558
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra -0.333% -270
184 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia -0.339% -6,845
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia -0.372% -667
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -0.374% -118
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -0.375% -2,218
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -0.383% -1,502
189 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago -0.386% -5,772
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau -0.387% -65
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -0.389% -6,543
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -0.389% -212
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -0.418% -21,874
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -0.433% -14,789
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -0.434% -67
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -0.451% -228
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -0.46% -11,962
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados -0.461% -1,245
199 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary -0.467% -41,516
200 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -0.473% -40,135
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino -0.476% -154
202 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -0.484% -85,231
203 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain -0.484% -216,163
204 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia -0.518% -6,131
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand -0.52% -357,122
206 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR -0.527% -37,165
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius -0.533% -6,609
208 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal -0.544% -50,992
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -0.565% -10,908
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -0.574% -7,621,727
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -0.577% -53,445
212 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China -0.585% -132,871
213 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -0.607% -214,600
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly -0.625% -330,676
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -0.644% -65,419
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan -0.687% -723,113
217 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon -0.688% -36
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy -0.743% -77
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -0.747% -20,776
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -0.749% -16,641
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -0.749% -2,513
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -0.769% -736
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -0.792% -451
224 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -0.795% -26,930
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -0.804% -11,714
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea -0.863% -402,442
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -0.87% -291,224
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -0.881% -22,048
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -0.903% -22,951
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -0.904% -309
231 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia -0.907% -53,360
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -0.963% -37
233 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -1.001% -52,991
234 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -1.043% -29,062
235 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -1.045% -828
236 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -1.087% -43
237 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) -1.388% -556

Regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2048

Rank Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Africa 1.622% 39,053,269
2 Oceania 0.663% 378,597
3 Northern America 0.212% 888,383
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.166% 1,238,401
5 Asia 0.156% 8,234,734
6 Europe -0.305% -2,157,800

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2048

Rank Sub-Region Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Middle Africa 2.162% 8,421,007
2 Western Africa 1.712% 12,802,016
3 Eastern Africa 1.661% 13,602,866
4 Northern Africa 1.035% 3,788,722
5 Melanesia 1.022% 181,950
6 Central Asia 0.858% 878,766
7 Western Asia 0.799% 3,150,000
8 Southern Africa 0.518% 438,658
9 Australia/New Zealand 0.502% 189,601
10 Polynesia 0.497% 4,323
11 Southern Asia 0.458% 11,249,164
12 Micronesia 0.421% 2,723
13 Central America 0.25% 522,826
14 South-Eastern Asia 0.242% 1,905,581
15 South America 0.144% 704,667
16 Northern Europe 0.115% 130,007
17 Caribbean 0.023% 10,908
18 Western Europe -0.168% -327,529
19 Eastern Europe -0.442% -1,157,348
20 Eastern Asia -0.58% -8,948,777
21 Southern Europe -0.583% -802,930

Income Groups with the Highest Population Growth Rate in 2048

Rank Income Group Growth Rate Population Change +/-
1 Low-income countries 1.784% 23,543,702
2 Lower-middle-income countries 0.684% 30,303,242
3 No income group available 0.369% 134,973
4 Middle-income countries 0.355% 24,763,030
5 High-income countries -0.063% -806,121
6 Upper-middle-income countries -0.217% -5,540,212

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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