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.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Population growth rate map
3 African Countries Among World’s Most Powerful Economies By 2050, Says PwC
AFKinside - 2/19/2017 12:56:27 AM
The world economy could more than double in size by 2050, far outstripping population ... ranked 32 countries by their projected global GDP by purchasing power parity. Purchasing power parity is the notion that, in the long run, exchange rates should ...
Population to reach 1.42 billion by 2020
english.sina.com - 2/8/2017 12:19:23 AM
According to the plan released on the website of the National Health and Family Planning Commission on Monday, the annual natural population growth rate will be around ... China remains the most populous country in the world," said Song Jian, a professor ...
Editorial: Growth rate prompts questions about future
Free Lance-Star - 2/19/2017 5:06:59 AM
The United States’ population grew only 0.76 percent in ... It should be noted that “those people” in other, less-affluent countries aren’t exactly overrunning the world, either. The growth rate for the planet as a whole is slowing, with the ...
Halal Pharmaceuticals Market To Increase at Steady Growth Rate
openpr.com - 2/21/2017 10:19:35 AM
Competent religious local regulatory bodies in countries generally provide a better segregation ... which is higher than the growth rate of the world population (1.1% per annum). Increasing awareness among Muslims regarding wellness and medicines is ...
Three African countries listed among world’s most powerful economies by 2050
Medafrica Times - 2/18/2017 9:04:24 AM
It determines the economic productivity and standards of living among countries across a certain period. According to the report, the world economy could more than double in size by 2050, far outstripping population growth, due to continued technology ...
These 30 economies will be the most powerful in the world by 2030 – including South Africa
businesstech.co.za - 2/11/2017 11:43:01 AM
Professional services firm PwC has released a report detailing its predictions of the most powerful economies in the world by 2030 and 2050. PPP is the notion that, in the long run, exchange rates should ... outstripping population growth, due to ...
Population size and growth in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census
Exchange Magazine - 2/9/2017 1:04:08 PM
However, the country's population growth has not been constant over those ... After the Second World War, however, immigration levels rose again, and fertility rates increased considerably, leading to the baby boom. As a result, Canada's population growth ...
Drug Screening Market Expecting Worldwide Growth by 2021 – Persistence Market Research
Medgadget - 2/20/2017 2:02:40 PM
Asia is expected to exhibit a high growth rate in the ... in developed countries, increase in government funding and initiatives for drug testing, growing awareness about drug screening in developed nations, and rising world population are some of the ...
Q&A: The World Bank's Makhtar Diop on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa
Devex - 2/15/2017 2:08:36 PM
Makhtar Diop, World Bank's ... to work with African countries to make energy more available and affordable, as a way of addressing the shortage of power supply on the continent. An improved power supply can help rebound growth rates, as more countries ...
Below replacement birth rates in China and Japan colour their future population grey
dailycommercialnews.com - 2/10/2017 5:53:27 AM
Turning first to Japan, according to its just released census, the population of the world ... the birth rate in Japan (currently 1.4) has consistently remained below the 2.1 level which is necessary for sustained population growth.
Uganda Economic Update: Step by Step – Let’s Solve the Finance Puzzle to Accelerate Growth and Shared Prosperity
satprnews.com - 2/9/2017 1:36:56 AM
KAMPALA, February 7, 2017 – Today, the World Bank launched its new Economic Update ... this rate of growth is far below the over 10 percent required for the country to outpace the population growth rate and realise its development aspirations to achieve ...
10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism
The Huffington Post - 1/31/2012 6:41:52 PM
2011 marked the announcement that the world's population had reached 7 billion ... (having more immigration than emigration). Internal growth rates are strongly predicted by factors like the country's age distribution, desired family size, life expectancy ...
Diabetic Nephropathy Market to Record an Impressive Growth Rate of US $3,145.9 Million by 2020 - PMR Report
sbwire.com - 2/21/2017 12:46:55 AM
Globally, the diabetic nephropathy market is witnessing significant growth due to increasing prevalence of diabetes and obesity in different regions of the world ... due to the rise in a diabetic population in various countries such as Japan and the ...
Global Plethysmograph Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022
rnrmarketresearch.com - 2/16/2017 4:49:04 AM
Figure USA Plethysmograph Revenue (Value) and Growth Rate (2012-2022) Figure Canada Plethysmograph ... Table North America Plethysmograph Sales by Countries (2012-2017) Table North America Plethysmograph Sales Market Share by Countries (2012-2017) Figure ...
India’s Air Pollution Rivals China’s as World’s Deadliest
New York Times - 2/14/2017 4:18:38 PM
He cited the confluence of rapid industrialization, population growth ... the rate of increase of about 20 percent was slower than the rate of the population rise during that time. That’s because of improved health care in many parts of the world ...