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
Why UAE, Qatar have world's highest jobs-to-population rate
Emirates247 - 7/7/2015 4:32:57 AM
Only 1.3 billion actually have a good job, which means that the real unemployment rate in the world is more than 50 per cent. Gallup uses a Payroll to Population (P2P) metric that provides important information about the health of a country’s economy and ...
The World Cup of Income Inequality
Investor Place - 7/6/2015 3:25:33 PM
but is slated to experience relatively low population growth, for obvious reasons. India and Sub-Saharan Africa, on the other hand, will enjoy the combination of both types of growth in coming years. When it comes to investing in these countries ...
Muslim growth rate has dipped: Owaisi
Times of India - 7/6/2015 5:48:43 PM
MEERUT: "Going by the current growth rate, it seems the Muslim population will take at least 250 years to ... "I have the right to travel anywhere in the country without having to explain." Owaisi, however, admitted that his party will contest the 2017 ...
Robert J. Samuelson: Massive debt and little growth create a global debt trap
Deseret News - 7/6/2015 6:00:03 AM
WASHINGTON — We have the Greeks to thank for an elementary tutorial in what ails the world economy ... reasonable interest rates), this isn't necessarily true. Countries can dampen domestic consumption and rely on export-led growth to take up the ...
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 ...
Iran optimistic of leap in growth once out from under sanctions
Euronews - 7/6/2015 6:24:30 PM
the Iranian Central Bank figures the country could see growth of at least two per cent, clearly including consumer enthusiasm, for everything from luxury to more ordinary goods. Café owner Mahdi said: “I don’t expect the dollar exchange rate to dive ...
How the world’s populations are changing, in one map
Washington Post - 10/30/2013 11:58:59 PM
you'll see that birth rates there are pretty low, typically quite close to zero. That's bad news; while too-fast population growth is bad, countries do want some growth, and after centuries of booms, the Western world is seeing that growth slow.
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.
World’s Biggest City Throws Final Festival Before Decline
Bloomberg - 7/6/2015 10:27:53 PM
Now the games are returning to mark the end of that growth ... in the world. Now, the greater Tokyo area accounts for 38 percent of Japan’s economy. Yet the fertility-rate within the national capital is the lowest in the nation and its population ...
Mideast Internet usage to grow six-fold by 2019
Trade Arabia - 7/7/2015 5:44:32 AM
Internet usage in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) will grow six-fold by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate of 44 per cent ... 3.9 billion Internet users (more than 51 percent of the world’s population), up from 2.8 billion in 2014, the report ...
Gulf population growth rate highest in world
Gulf News - 4/7/2002 11:57:39 PM
The Middle East, particularly the Gulf, has long been a region characterised by high rates of population growth ... to a World Health Report 2001 issued recently by WHO. Despite the decline, fertility rates are still high in some Gulf countries.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Market To 2020 - A Crowded Market Characterized By Modest Growth
The Street - 7/6/2015 6:31:40 PM
by considering the recorded clinical trial failure rates- Observe the potential growth patterns expected for the RA market over the forecast period, and identify which countries are expected to make the biggest contribution to this growth Read the full ...
Can Celgene Corporation's Superior Earnings Growth Continue?
The Motley Fool - 7/6/2015 7:57:34 PM
When combined with terrific operational excellence, earnings have been able to grow at a mouth-watering 28% rate over that ... marketed and sold in that country. It can take a long time for a drug to be rolled out around the world, and as new markets ...
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 ...
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 ...