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
Net Migration and Economic Growth Around the World – 1958 to the Present
angrybearblog.com - 1/15/2017 7:43:02 AM
Net migration is defined by the World Bank as the number of immigrants (coming into a country ... the percentage of the population that had migrated over 34 years, and compared that to the growth rate from the following year to 2015, which is a period ...
Population growth slows in U.S.
m.arkansasonline.com - 1/8/2017 8:05:39 AM
In some countries in Europe, the rate of growth is below replacement levels: The population is set to experience a decline ... specifically the period immediately after World War I when fertility declines accelerated throughout the Western world on a ...
Why Trump Can’t Make It 1981 Again
nytimes.com - 1/14/2017 3:00:52 PM
With the United States population growth rate falling — last year to ... is nostalgia for a bygone era. The postwar world grew accustomed to the rapid growth made possible by the baby boom. Not every country with rapid population growth enjoyed a steady ...
Study: 8 people have same wealth as world's poorest half
USA Today - 1/16/2017 12:18:02 AM
although it also can increase inequality within countries at the same time, Martins says. For example, he points to the emergence of China and India, which together account for about a third of the world's population with economic growth rates of 6% to 7%.
Does Immigration Boost Growth? A Look at Data From Around the World
nakedcapitalism.com - 1/13/2017 9:18:28 AM
Originally published at Angry Bear This post uses data from the World Bank ... annualized growth in PPP GDP per capita from 2012 to 2015. In other words, I looked at the Net Migration as a share of the Population in 2012 and the growth rate in the ...
2017: The Year When the World Economy Starts Coming Apart
resilience.org - 1/13/2017 10:51:31 AM
For a while, the economy would expand, but eventually a mismatch would arise between resources and population ... China can no longer be expected to pull the world economy forward. China’s economic growth rate is likely to be lower, for many reasons.
World Bank Global GDP Growth Forecast A Reason For Cautious Optimism
Forbes - 1/11/2017 6:43:21 AM
If global GDP were to return to GDP growth rates prior to the financial meltdown ... mean slower GDP growth and extreme poverty would then come down to 9% of the world’s population. Hopefully, PEOTUS Trump realizes the huge impact he could have on ...
World Bank projects 3,8 percent GDP growth rate for Zimbabwe in 2017
financialgazette.co.zw - 1/11/2017 1:52:51 PM
THE World Bank has projected a 3,8 percent economic growth rate for Zimbabwe in 2017, a figure 1,8 percentage points lower than June projections but more optimistic than the 1,7 percent the country ... barely above population growth, and by 3,6 percent ...
Recession May Hit New Zealand In 2017, But At A Five-Year Horizon Real Economic Growth Is About 2% Per Year
talkmarkets.com - 1/16/2017 7:06:03 AM
The original macroeconomic model for real GDP growth in developed countries was formulated in 2006 in the paper “GDP growth rate and population” published in the ECINEQ WPS. The model links the rate of growth in rGDPpc, g(t) = dln(rGDPpc)/dt ...
Population Growth By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
The population of the world has now surpassed 7 billion people, and it continues to increase at an alarming rate. Growth rates tend to vary from considerably from country to country, and, ironically, developing countries tend to experience higher rates of ...
Global Growth Edges Up to 2.7 Percent Despite Weak Investment
The World Bank - 1/9/2017 11:56:31 PM
A protracted period of uncertainty could prolong the slow growth in investment that is holding back low, middle, and high income countries ... of global GDP and about three-quarters of the world’s population and the world’s poor.
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 ...
Unemployment rate in sub-Sahara Africa forecast to be 7.2% in 2017
Ghana Business News - 1/15/2017 1:40:57 PM
Sub-Saharan Africa’s unemployment rate is forecast to stand at 7.2 per cent in 2017, unchanged from 2016, according to the latest World Employment ... force growth. The regional unemployment rate does not convey the considerable cross-country heterogeneity.
Data: Ohio population grew by less than 1 percent
Idaho Statesman - 1/15/2017 7:57:21 AM
Federal data shows that the state of Ohio's population is growing slowly, with a population growth of less than 1 percent ... to gain international migration or immigrants from other countries. It ranked 17th in receiving immigration per capita since ...
eMarketer Sees Digital Video Growth Leveling Off in Western Europe
eMarketer - 1/16/2017 6:30:16 AM
Digital video viewer penetration rates in Western Europe ... low government investment. Italy's population tends to skew older as well. The Nordic countries—Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden—have seen large growth in digital video viewership because ...