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People > Population growth > Annual %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Annual population growth rate. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 East TimorEast Timor 5.36% 2005
2 United Arab EmiratesUAE 4.82% 2005
3 QatarQatar 4.52% 2005
4 EritreaEritrea 3.93% 2005
5 BurundiBurundi 3.58% 2005
6 UgandaUganda 3.52% 2005
7 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 3.48% 2005
8 BhutanBhutan 3.35% 2005
9 NigerNiger 3.34% 2005
10 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 3.29% 2005
11 SomaliaSomalia 3.25% 2005
12 BelizeBelize 3.2% 2005
13 BeninBenin 3.15% 2005
14 ChadChad 3.14% 2005
15 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 3.12% 2005
16 YemenYemen 3.12% 2005
17 KuwaitKuwait 3.04% 2005
18 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 2.99% 2005
19 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2.98% 2005
20 MaliMali 2.96% 2005
21 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 2.94% 2005
22 MauritaniaMauritania 2.92% 2005
23 IraqIraq 2.91% 1999
24 AngolaAngola 2.87% 2005
25 MadagascarMadagascar 2.69% 2005
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 2.66% 2005
26 The GambiaThe Gambia 2.63% 2005
27 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2.62% 2005
28 TogoTogo 2.58% 2005
29 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 2.53% 2005
30 MaldivesMaldives 2.46% 2005
31 SyriaSyria 2.45% 2005
32 GuatemalaGuatemala 2.44% 2005
33 CyprusCyprus 2.43% 2005
34 PakistanPakistan 2.41% 2005
35 SingaporeSingapore 2.39% 2005
36 SenegalSenegal 2.36% 2005
37 KenyaKenya 2.33% 2005
38 Cape VerdeCape Verde 2.32% 2005
39 JordanJordan 2.3% 2005
40 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 2.3% 2005
41 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 2.27% 2005
42 LaosLaos 2.26% 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 2.25% 2005
Failed states averageFailed states average 2.23% 2005
43 IrelandIreland 2.23% 2005
44 BruneiBrunei 2.2% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 2.2% 2005
45 HondurasHonduras 2.19% 2005
46 AfghanistanAfghanistan 2.17% 1989
47 NigeriaNigeria 2.17% 2005
48 MalawiMalawi 2.16% 2005
49 GuineaGuinea 2.15% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 2.15% 2005
50 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 2.14% 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 2.13% 2005
51 ComorosComoros 2.11% 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 2.09% 2005
52 GhanaGhana 2.05% 2005
53 NepalNepal 2.02% 2005
54 SudanSudan 1.98% 2005
55 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 1.98% 2005
56 CambodiaCambodia 1.96% 2005
57 LibyaLibya 1.95% 2005
58 VanuatuVanuatu 1.93% 2005
59 ParaguayParaguay 1.91% 2005
60 BoliviaBolivia 1.9% 2005
61 EgyptEgypt 1.9% 2005
62 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 1.9% 2005
63 MozambiqueMozambique 1.88% 2005
64 BangladeshBangladesh 1.86% 2005
65 TanzaniaTanzania 1.85% 2005
66 EthiopiaEthiopia 1.83% 2005
Hot countries averageHot countries average 1.81% 2005
67 MalaysiaMalaysia 1.8% 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 1.78% 2005
68 DjiboutiDjibouti 1.78% 2005
69 IsraelIsrael 1.77% 2005
70 CameroonCameroon 1.76% 2005
71 PanamaPanama 1.75% 2005
72 PhilippinesPhilippines 1.75% 2005
73 El SalvadorEl Salvador 1.74% 2005
74 Costa RicaCosta Rica 1.73% 2005
75 RwandaRwanda 1.73% 2005
76 VenezuelaVenezuela 1.71% 2005
77 GuamGuam 1.7% 2005
78 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 1.7% 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 1.66% 2005
79 SpainSpain 1.65% 2005
80 ZambiaZambia 1.64% 2005
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 1.62% 2005
81 IcelandIceland 1.59% 2005
82 GabonGabon 1.57% 2005
83 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 1.57% 2005
84 MongoliaMongolia 1.55% 2005
85 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 1.54% 2005
86 AlgeriaAlgeria 1.52% 2005
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 1.51% 2005
87 ColombiaColombia 1.51% 2005
88 BahrainBahrain 1.5% 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 1.49% 2005
89 PeruPeru 1.46% 2005
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 1.46% 2005
90 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 1.45% 2005
91 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 1.44% 2005
92 EcuadorEcuador 1.43% 2005
93 HaitiHaiti 1.43% 2005
94 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 1.4% 2005
95 IranIran 1.39% 2005
96 IndiaIndia 1.37% 2005
97 IndonesiaIndonesia 1.36% 2005
98 BrazilBrazil 1.35% 2005
99 The BahamasThe Bahamas 1.34% 2005
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 1.31% 1999
100 LiberiaLiberia 1.31% 2005
101 OmanOman 1.3% 2005
102 TurkeyTurkey 1.29% 2005
103 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.29% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 1.25% 2005
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 1.23% 2005
104 KiribatiKiribati 1.21% 2005
105 TajikistanTajikistan 1.19% 2005
106 AustraliaAustralia 1.18% 2005
107 UzbekistanUzbekistan 1.16% 2005
108 VietnamVietnam 1.16% 2005
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 1.16% 2005
109 MoroccoMorocco 1.15% 2005
110 South AfricaSouth Africa 1.14% 2005
111 MauritiusMauritius 1.11% 2005
112 NamibiaNamibia 1.09% 2005
113 ChileChile 1.06% 2005
114 LebanonLebanon 1.03% 2005
115 BurmaBurma 1.03% 2005
116 MexicoMexico 1.01% 2005
117 SeychellesSeychelles 1.01% 2005
118 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1% 2005
119 SwazilandSwaziland 0.99% 2005
120 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 0.98% 2005
121 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 0.98% 2005
122 ArgentinaArgentina 0.97% 2005
123 TunisiaTunisia 0.97% 2005
124 CanadaCanada 0.96% 2005
125 United StatesUnited States 0.96% 2005
126 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.92% 2005
127 Hong KongHong Kong 0.88% 2005
128 KazakhstanKazakhstan 0.88% 2005
129 ThailandThailand 0.84% 2005
130 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.84% 2005
131 FijiFiji 0.82% 2005
132 DominicaDominica 0.75% 2005
133 LuxembourgLuxembourg 0.75% 2005
134 ItalyItaly 0.74% 2005
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 0.721% 2005
135 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 0.72% 2005
136 AustriaAustria 0.72% 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 0.712% 2005
137 GrenadaGrenada 0.71% 2005
138 MaltaMalta 0.7% 2005
139 UruguayUruguay 0.69% 2005
140 NorwayNorway 0.68% 2005
141 SamoaSamoa 0.67% 2005
142 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.66% 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 0.656% 2005
143 MacauMacau 0.64% 2005
144 ChinaChina 0.64% 2005
145 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0.64% 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 0.623% 2005
146 SurinameSuriname 0.62% 2005
147 FranceFrance 0.58% 2005
148 AlbaniaAlbania 0.58% 2005
149 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.56% 2005
150 BelgiumBelgium 0.55% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 0.55% 2005
151 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 0.52% 2005
152 NicaraguaNicaragua 0.52% 2005
Cold countries averageCold countries average 0.472% 2005
153 JamaicaJamaica 0.47% 2005
154 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.46% 2005
155 PortugalPortugal 0.45% 2005
156 South KoreaSouth Korea 0.44% 2005
157 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.44% 2005
European Union averageEuropean Union average 0.399% 2005
158 GreeceGreece 0.38% 2005
159 BermudaBermuda 0.36% 2005
160 SwedenSweden 0.36% 2005
NATO countries averageNATO average 0.351% 2005
161 FinlandFinland 0.34% 2005
Europe averageEurope average 0.329% 2005
162 TongaTonga 0.32% 2005
163 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 0.3% 2005
164 DenmarkDenmark 0.27% 2005
165 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 0.27% 2005
166 BarbadosBarbados 0.25% 2005
167 NetherlandsNetherlands 0.23% 2005
168 CubaCuba 0.22% 2005
169 SloveniaSlovenia 0.18% 2005
170 GuyanaGuyana 0.13% 2005
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 0.126% 2005
171 SlovakiaSlovakia 0.08% 2005
172 GreenlandGreenland 0.04% 2005
173 JapanJapan 0.01% 2005
174 CroatiaCroatia 0.01% 2005
175 PolandPoland -0.04% 2005
176 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ -0.06% 2005
177 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands -0.06% 2005
178 GermanyGermany -0.06% 2005
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average -0.136% 2005
179 LesothoLesotho -0.18% 2005
180 HungaryHungary -0.2% 2005
181 EstoniaEstonia -0.21% 2005
182 BotswanaBotswana -0.23% 2005
183 RomaniaRomania -0.23% 2005
184 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ -0.25% 2005
185 MoldovaMoldova -0.29% 2005
186 ArmeniaArmenia -0.32% 2005
187 BelarusBelarus -0.5% 2005
188 RussiaRussia -0.51% 2005
189 BulgariaBulgaria -0.53% 2005
190 LatviaLatvia -0.53% 2005
191 LithuaniaLithuania -0.62% 2005
192 UkraineUkraine -0.77% 2005
193 GeorgiaGeorgia -0.97% 2005

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