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
These Are The Top 10 Most Populous Countries In Africa Right Now!! December ranking…
howafrica.com - 12/7/2016 2:34:21 PM
Africa is the second-most-populous continent in the world. More than 1.1 billion people ... As on July 1, 2014, 87,952,991 lived in this country. At the current growth rate, the population of Ethiopia may double in the next 26 years.
Demographic dividend: An opportunity to accelerate growth
opinion.bdnews24.com - 11/24/2016 11:53:48 PM
In 1978, population was declared as the number one problem for the country. All subsequent plans laid ... have come to an end by the 1930s but for the Second World War. The population growth rate had increased sharply during the 1930s, reaching a decadal ...
Economic growth in the United States: A tale of two countries
equitablegrowth.org - 12/7/2016 4:40:13 AM
The rise of economic inequality is one of the most hotly debated issues today in the United States and indeed in the world ... s a tale of two countries. For the 117 million U.S. adults in the bottom half of the income distribution, growth has been ...
The Economy Of Germany
worldatlas.com - 12/8/2016 5:17:49 PM
The low population growth is attributed to low birth rates especially among the highly educated. Other problems include low investments levels. Germany has plans to reduce the overreliance on nuclear energy for renewable sources of energy. The primary ...
World Bank lauds Ethiopia’s economic growth in a report
Nazret - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
“Economic growth remained at a respectable 8% in 2015/16, which is impressive especially compared to previous drought situations which often resulted in economic contraction,” said Carolyn Turk, World Bank Country ... real exchange rate led to a ...
Why achieving SDG Goal 8 on Decent Work and Economic Growth is critical for Kenya
news.trust.org - 12/8/2016 9:18:12 AM
With an increasing youthful population, Africa stands at a special place in the Agenda, considering that much of the rest of the world population is ageing ... been experiencing exceptional economic growth rates, even above the sub Saharan Africa average.
Qatar expected to have 912,000 cars by 2020
Gulf Times - 12/8/2016 7:40:58 PM
The UAE is expected to see a compound annual growth rate ... Qatar's population is set to grow at a CAGR of 3.1% between 2015 and 2020, Alpen Capital said an increasing population base is expected to further support demand for automobiles in the country.
Water Treatment Chemicals Market Expected to Reach USD 26 Billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 5%
EIN News Desk World News Report - 12/5/2016 2:15:15 PM
The rising population in ... Market is the increasing world population, which fuels the demand for treated water. This is further stimulated by the increased industrial activities. The market is expected to have higher growth rate as compared to the ...
'India's oil demand to more than double to 10 million bpd by 2040'
Economic Times - 12/5/2016 7:58:51 PM
"Its vibrant economy currently enjoys the fastest growth in the world with a rate ... barrels per day - a rate that surpasses China," he said addressing the Petrotech conference here. The growth is being generated by the country's transition to modern ...
Union minister Giriraj Singh calls for mass sterilisation to control population
Hindustan Times - 12/4/2016 12:57:42 PM
Union minister Giriraj Singh said India has 16% of world’s population ... (sterilisation) in the country. The minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises had advocated sterilisation to control population growth at a function in his ...
5 Key Travel Markets to Watch for Online Booking Growth
Skift - 12/8/2016 5:57:46 AM
Online travel sales are continuing to outpace the industry’s overall growth rates. Countries such ... which examines a country’s digital readiness. This is partially due to the sheer size of its population as well as the rapid pace in which consumers ...
Sprawl Will Cost India $1.8 Trillion Per Year by 2050
CityLab - 12/5/2016 5:42:50 PM
Indian cities, like several others around the world, are growing in a concerning manner: They’re expanding outward at a rate that outpaces their population ... the country stands to add 6 percent of its GDP to its bottom line if it adopted smart growth ...
This War-Torn Country’s Economy Is Expected to Grow by 7.2% This Year
FORTUNE - 11/28/2016 6:23:57 AM
According to CNBC, citing data from the World Bank, Iraq’s economy is expected to grow by 7.2% this year, more than twice the average growth rate in the Middle East. Yet, the country has many ... and also not to cause the population to be dependent ...
Halal Pharmaceuticals Market Analysis, Segments, Growth and Value Chain 2016-2026
satprnews.com - 12/8/2016 1:07:16 PM
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 ...
Fertility Rates Keep Dropping, And It's Going To Hit The Economy Hard
zerohedge.com - 11/30/2016 3:29:47 AM
Initially, reduced child dependency rates were actually beneficial to economic growth. By delaying childbirth ... Today, 46% of the world’s population lives in countries that are below the average global replacement rate of 2.1 children per woman.