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
Population Growth Extremes: Doublers and Decliners
Inter Press Service - 9/23/2016 11:38:27 AM
By 2050, however, due to the doublers’ rapid rates of demographic growth that proportion is expected to increase to 18 percent of the world’s projected population of nearly 10 billion people. Among the doublers the country with the most rapid increase ...
Family planning : India’s population growth halves, but women still shoulder all responsibility
Financial Express - 9/27/2016 1:46:43 AM
The flux of family planning initiatives and awareness programmes pushed by the government have helped halve India’s population growth rate in the last 40 years—as per the World Bank ... With the country expected to overtake China in terms of population ...
Global Pet Food Ingredients Market Growth to be Pivoted on Growing Pet Population Across the World, says TMR
MENAFN - 9/26/2016 8:17:26 PM
A steady and unmistakable rise in the pet population across the world has been identified as a leading driver for the growing sales of pet food ingredients. With family sizes shrinking in traditionally large-family centric societies in countries such as ...
India Growing 8% a Year Seen by Citi Helping Oil, Gold Demand
Bloomberg - 9/26/2016 4:46:52 AM
India has become the center of the world’s oil demand growth and the country’s economic growth will affect global commodities, Citigroup Inc. said in a research note. The world’s second-largest country by population ... double-digit rates as car ...
The countries where the rich are getting richer
The Independent - 9/27/2016 12:09:30 PM
The number of ultra wealthy people in the world has reached a record high ... In 2015, billionaires saw their wealth grow 5.4 per cent - more than double the rate of global economic growth - while collectively other tiers saw their wealth shrink by ...
Incomes declining or stagnant for the vast majority in “rich” countries
jagadees.wordpress.com - 9/25/2016 9:05:45 AM
These countries, whose total population is 800 million, account for half of the world’s economic output ... only deepen if current economic trends continue. Should the rate of economic growth fail to increase, McKinsey predicts that 70 to 80 percent ...
Women’s Reproductive Rights – an International Perspective on Population Control (Part 1)
jjlinternational.com - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
This is not only evident in these countries but also in more developed countries ... The Changing Faces of Population Control (2002), since 1965, the world’s annual population growth rate has fallen from 2.04 percent to 1.33 percent.
The world's fastest-growing population needs our help
Devex - 9/22/2016 1:05:32 PM
The 21st Largest Country is the fastest-growing in the world, expanding by 9.75 percent in the past year. At this rate, the population would become the world’s fifth largest by 2030. Such growth demonstrates the scale of conflicts around the world as ...
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 ...
Global Medical Electronics Market 2016: Industry Growth, Research, Future Outlook to 2022
qwtjlive.com - 9/27/2016 2:11:11 PM
The increasing population and growing awareness about wellness have also contributed to the growth ... company and country reports. We feature large repository of latest industry reports, leading and niche company profiles, and market statistics released ...
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 ...
After Paris: China Stokes Global Coal Growth
paradigmsanddemographics.blogspot.com - 9/27/2016 6:40:13 AM
... world’s oil demand growth and the country’s economic growth will affect global commodities, Citigroup Inc. said in a research note. The world’s second-largest country by population after China will see its economy expand at about 8 percent a ...
Uganda on Track to Have World's Highest Population Growth
worldwatch.org - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 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 ...
Reality check: How are countries taking care of their ageing populations?
Weekly Blitz - 9/19/2016 12:54:46 PM
As fertility rates decline and life expectancy increases ... 2010 and is expected to become 81 years by the end of the century. Nearly 60% of the world’s over 60 population resides in the Asia Pacific region and this number is expected to more than ...
Africa: Population Growth Extremes - Doublers and Decliners
AllAfrica - 9/27/2016 9:53:29 AM
By 2050, however, due to the doublers' rapid rates of demographic growth that proportion is expected to increase to 18 percent of the world's projected population of nearly 10 billion people. Among the doublers the country with the most rapid increase is ...