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
Demographic Dividends Of The Past And Headwinds That Will Shape US Growth In The Trump Era
Seeking Alpha - 1/23/2017 1:02:49 PM
One of Donald Trump's signature campaign promises is a 4 percent growth ... working-age population to those of working age. Here are the World Bank data and projections for the US dependency ratio: During the transition from a high-birth-rate, high-death ...
SDGs to Reduce Population Growth - SocialEarth SocialEarth
socialearth.org - 1/20/2017 3:19:24 AM
According to IIASA World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz, “The future of world population growth matters for our efforts ... increasing female education on lowering birth rates in developing countries, and the health target that includes ...
Kuwait healthcare sector to grow 7.5% up to 2020
Saudi Gazette - 1/23/2017 9:16:45 PM
KUWAIT — Population ... times the rate of utilization or consumption of the service or product less country inflation) is estimated to have risen by 8.4% in 2016 while the same was 8% for 2015. Hence, we have considered the 2016 growth rates for the ...
Aging and urban divergence
www.brookings.edu - 1/24/2017 6:35:05 AM
First, global population growth is slowing due to declining fertility rates and an aging population. Second, the pace of rural-to-urban migration is waning in many regions. A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), Urban world: Meeting the ...
Global Growth: Democratic Capitalism's Coming Waterloo
The Huffington Post - 1/23/2017 8:19:29 PM
Eras in which population growth furthered the public ... especially since well over half of the world's population cannot earn a modern (European equivalent) lifestyle. Human population is growing at a net rate of 80 million people annually.
Net Migration and Economic Growth Around the World
angrybearblog.com - 1/12/2017 10:59:52 AM
This post uses data from the World ... by Population from 2012. I then compared that to the 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 ...
Sluggish world growth derailing UN plan to end poverty
Yahoo News - 1/17/2017 4:16:03 PM
The world economy expanded by just 2.2 percent in 2016 - the slowest rate of growth since the 2009 recession ... Nearly 35 percent of the population in the least developed countries may remain in extreme poverty unless there is a surge in growth rates ...
Dar sees five percent growth rate by fiscal year 2017-end
Business Recorder - 1/21/2017 7:14:26 AM
KARACHI: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Friday said with the government's positive measures all major microeconomic indicators are moving in the right direction and the ... Pakistan's current population growth needs some 7 percent GDP rate to create new ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
China's online population hits 731 million; Alibaba, Tencent drive growth
Canal CNC Arauca - 1/23/2017 4:44:44 PM
The number of Internet users in China, which is already the highest in the world, has hit a record high of ... canister's design is based on modern fermenters. The growth rate of Chinas netizen population has stabilised after almost 10 years of exponential ...
The Growth Story
Pakistan Today - 1/23/2017 4:44:44 PM
The World Bank in a recent report ... This is an extremely worrisome issue, when combined with the low levels of education and high population growth rates in the country. It can actually prove to be a severe drag on economic growth in the long term.
How Europe is slowly dying despite an increasing world population
Daily Telegraph - 2/16/2015 8:24:36 AM
Despite a world population growth rate of 1.2 per cent - according to UN data from 2010, revised in 2012 - the West is seeing lower population rates, usually below 10 per cent and birth rates substantially lower compared to developing countries.
Uganda on Track to Have World's Highest Population Growth
worldwatch.org - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
Uganda’s current growth rate is 3.1 percent, while the world average is 1.2 percent. The Ugandan government’s lack of commitment to family planning is the main reason for the country’s extraordinary population growth, says Haub. The PRB study ...