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, 2012See also: Population growth rate map
Kerala to become 'zero population growth' state
Times of India - 3/28/2015 1:27:55 PM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With Kerala registering the lowest growth rate of population in the last one ... However, the state's density of population is much higher than that of the country. As per the figures of 2011 Census, the density of population in the ...
Population growth in Florida, development in Alachua County
Independent Florida Alligator - 3/30/2015 4:00:03 AM
Recent population estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau placed six Florida cities in the top 20 fastest-growing metro areas in the country ... measure the growth of an economy or region. Alachua County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state ...
10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism
The Huffington Post - 1/31/2012 6:38:53 AM
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 ...
Still Moving to Texas: The 2014 Metropolitan Population Estimates
Heartlander Magazine - 3/30/2015 5:11:38 AM
Austin, as has often been the case since the moderation of growth in Las Vegas during the last decade, has by far the largest population growth rate, at 3.0% ... of its residents to other parts of the country. New York's net domestic migration loss ...
Education and export reforms keys to Indonesian growth revival
bangkokpost.com - 3/30/2015 5:18:47 AM
For a start, the OECD said, Indonesia must improve the quality of its education and to prepare its young population and future ... helping improve the growth rate. Edimon Ginting, the deputy country director for the ADB in Indonesia, said that higher ...
Dawn - 3/30/2015 1:44:02 AM
The workers’ remittances sent to Uzbekistan play a pivotal role in country’s economic development and well-being of its population ... growth of world economy and stagnation and recession in many countries, Uzbekistan has achieved steadily high rates ...
Population growth rate in Egypt 4 times that of developed countries
Daily News Egypt - 12/29/2014 9:08:24 AM
This number is double the rate of population growth in developing countries ... into a serious crisis that would lead Egypt to be one of the poorest countries in the whole world, regardless of the huge amounts of natural resources it has.
IMF: China One of the World’s Most Unequal Countries
China Digital Times - 3/29/2015 6:24:24 AM
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper on fiscal policy and income inequality in China and other developing countries shows that China is “one of the most unequal countries in the world ... aimed at higher growth rates.
After decades of growth, population falls in Monroe, Pike
Pocono Record - 3/28/2015 6:14:15 PM
But rapid population growth fed by new residents from nearby metropolitan centers —many of them making the most extreme job commutes in the country — is over ... the highest percentage growth rates, at more than 3 percent.
Japanese Pharmaceutical Market Value Edging Towards $80 Billion by 2020
The Business Journal - 3/29/2015 1:41:03 PM
Japan's pharmaceutical market value is set to grow at a tepid Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.3% from $72.8 billion in 2013 to reach $79.8 billion by 2020, driven by new product launches and the healthcare burden of the country's aging population ...
World population growth rate continues to plummet
Mongabay - 5/1/2005 11:53:40 PM
In contrast, the United States -- which has the highest fertility rate of rich countries -- is projected to be the seventh largest contributor to world population growth over the next five decades. Because of its low and declining rate of population growth ...
What’s Supporting Continued Growth in the Generics Market?
Yahoo Finance - 3/28/2015 6:04:06 AM
From 2013 to 2018, it’s expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate ... Developed countries’ governments are trying to reduce their healthcare cost. The cost is increasing sharply due to an aging population and rising incidences of ...
US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable
The Herald Bulletin - 3/28/2015 5:56:57 AM
Yet the generally sluggish pace of the U.S. recovery masks a sign of strength: This growth spurt has proved to be one of the most durable since World War II ... shrank at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the first quarter as the country was hit by a ...
President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only
Business Recorder - 3/28/2015 11:40:33 AM
BOAO: Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the country should not focus on its economic growth rate only, reiterating China's push for a more sustainable, higher-quality expansion. Chinese leaders have announced an economic growth target of ...