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Sparsely populated countries Compared by People > Population growth rate

DEFINITION: The average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative. The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools, hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapid population growth can be seen as threatening by neighboring countries.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 4.85% 2013
2 South Sudan 4.23% 2013
3 Niger 3.32% 2013
4 Mali 3.01% 2013
5 Western Sahara 2.96% 2013
6 Zambia 2.89% 2013
7 Angola 2.78% 2013
8 Mauritania 2.29% 2013
9 Central African Republic 2.14% 2013
10 Solomon Islands 2.12% 2013
11 Oman 2.06% 2013
12 Belize 1.97% 2013
=13 French Guiana 1.96% 2006
=13 Gabon 1.96% 2013
15 Chad 1.95% 2013
16 Algeria 1.9% 2013
17 Papua New Guinea 1.89% 2013
18 Sudan 1.83% 2013
19 Somalia 1.67% 2013
20 Bolivia 1.63% 2013
21 Saudi Arabia 1.51% 2013
22 New Caledonia 1.45% 2013
23 Mongolia 1.44% 2013
24 Botswana 1.35% 2013
25 Paraguay 1.23% 2013
26 Kazakhstan 1.2% 2013
=27 Suriname 1.15% 2013
=27 Turkmenistan 1.15% 2013
=27 Bhutan 1.15% 2013
30 Christmas Island 1.12% 2013
31 Australia 1.11% 2013
32 Argentina 0.98% 2013
33 New Zealand 0.85% 2013
34 Canada 0.77% 2013
35 Namibia 0.75% 2013
36 Iceland 0.66% 2013
37 Norway 0.33% 2013
38 Uruguay 0.25% 2013
39 Finland 0.06% 2013
40 Greenland 0.03% 2013
41 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 0.011% 2009
42 Pitcairn Islands 0.0 2013
43 Russia -0.02% 2013
44 Niue -0.03% 2013
45 Guyana -0.21% 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Population growth rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/People/Population-growth-rate

Sparsely populated countries Compared by People > Population growth rate

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