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
World Food and Population Growth
The People's Voice - 4/28/2016 5:44:15 AM
Even as total fertility rates (TFRs) decline in many countries around the world, the world's total human population ... near exponential growth of absolute global human population numbers poses for all great and small living things on Earth in our time.
These countries could see exploding growth
The Business Insider - 4/28/2016 8:03:15 PM
How do you spot a nation with high potential for economic growth ... rates than many other frontier markets – they fall behind in this area. Out of 189 countries, Kuwait and Lebanon were ranked 101st and 123rd in “ease of doing business” by the World ...
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 ...
World Malaria Day: Funds dwindling after 'success'
CNN - 4/25/2016 3:49:06 PM
According to a separate report from The Lancet, between 2000 and 2009 the global malaria aid budget grew by 28.3%, but since 2010, it's fallen to a negative growth rate of -0.9%. As the world ... population. According to the report, in "success story ...
South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth - World Bank
Reuters - 4/28/2016 2:48:17 PM
South Asia is best placed to lure these businesses with its lower wages and expanding young population ... rates in the world of about 32 percent, compared with East Asia's 62 percent, the report said. MORE WOMEN WORKERS, FEWER CHILDREN Countries with ...
The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Project - 4/2/2015 1:43:28 PM
all of the world’s major religious groups are poised for at least some growth in absolute numbers in the coming decades. The global Buddhist population is expected to be fairly stable because of low fertility rates and aging populations in countries such ...
World Occupational Health And Safety Day: Expert Bemoans Ghana’s Weak Laws
Modern Ghana - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
The World Occupational ... bemoaned the high rate at which workers in the country are losing theirlives as a result of lack of proper occupational safety management. According to him, Ghana’s economy is growing steadily, with growth been driven by ...
India to be 2nd largest smartphone mkt by 2017
SahilOnline - 4/23/2016 11:40:56 AM
According to the report on global technology and telecom, the country’s smartphone market will grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23% through ... India will grow nearly five times faster than the world's largest smartphone market China ...
The Countries With the Fastest Growing Populations
Fox Business - 8/2/2011 4:12:39 PM
The world s ... effects of the growth will be. Using their analysis, together with data on the local economy, health care, infant mortality rate, and fertility rate, 24/7 Wall St. identified the countries with the fastest growing populations.
Population Growth Will Exacerbate Problems in Some Developing Countries
News Week - 6/16/2015 10:34:18 AM
“While population growth is only one of many factors affecting the welfare of nations, it is no coincidence that countries with the slowest growing populations in the world today enjoy higher standards of living than countries with rapid rates of ...
China commends India's GDP growth; says keen to invest more
Deccan Herald - 4/24/2016 8:40:48 AM
China has complimented India for "doing a good job" in maintaining an impressive growth rate despite a global ... On RIC, Wang said the three countries together account for over 40 per cent of world's population and they should step up strategic ...
World Diaper Market: 5.34% CAGR Driven by Adult Population and APAC to 2020
PR Newswire - 4/15/2016 10:17:22 AM
The global diaper market is expected to post a steady growth rate over the next five years with the current adult and growing aging population across the world being one of the ... especially in developing countries, is low Internet penetration.
Abidjan regains it glamour Spurred by Côte d’Ivoire’s current economic growth, the city is turning a corner
moroccoworldnews.com - 4/27/2016 12:54:56 PM
A growing number of foreign travellers are once again flocking to the city, attracted by the country’s economic performance. In 2015 Côte d’Ivoire posted an economic growth rate of about 8%, according to the World Bank. The economy is forecast to ...
Demographics Will Power The World's New Growth Leader: India
Forbes - 2/25/2015 6:29:32 PM
The country will soon have 20% of the world’s working-age population, and boasts a birthrate of 2.5 children per woman. The statistics are staggering ... to keep pace with its explosive population growth. Not only does India have a lot of young people ...