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
peakoil.com - 9/25/2016 3:03:40 PM
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 ...
Growth rate steady as Israel’s population reaches 8.58 million
St. Louis Jewish Light - 9/27/2016 3:05:28 AM
The growth rate, 2 percent, was similar to previous years, according to an annual report released Tuesday by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics. The country’s Jewish population, which makes up nearly three quarters of the country at 6.419 ...
Family planning : India’s population growth halves, but women still shoulder all responsibility
Financial Express - 9/27/2016 6:50:21 PM
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 ...
A Targeted ETF to Capture Emerging Market Growth
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 9/27/2016 3:01:17 PM
The developing world make up 85% of global population and 50% of global GDP. There is a much larger younger population in emerging countries than developed countries. The emerging markets are also characterized by faster growth rates. Lastly, after the ...
China growth to fall below 3% by 2030, ASEAN-4 to hold steady -- JCER
asia.nikkei.com - 9/28/2016 12:55:26 AM
TOKYO -- China's growth will ... that the country attract foreign investment by nurturing manufacturers, boosting exports and creating jobs for the expanding working-age population. Joining the high-income group According to the World Bank, Malaysia ...
Teva Expects Significant Value Addition from Growth Markets
Market Realist - 9/27/2016 6:04:25 AM
With more than 6 billion people living in growth markets, the total value of the generic industry in these markets has been increasing at a strong CAGR (compound average growth rate ... According to the World Population Ageing: 1950–2050 UN (United ...
UAE- Combined wealth of world's ultra rich hits record $30t
MENAFN - 9/28/2016 6:17:33 AM
wealth across the world increased by 0.8 per cent to 30 trillion - a record high, and by 2020, the wealth of these ultra rich is expected to grow to 46.2 trillion at a compound annual growth rate of nine per cent, with the ultra rich population expected to ...
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.
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 ...
Annual growth of 5.2% in global aviation by 2029
tornosnews.gr - 9/27/2016 5:38:46 PM
Airports Council International has released the latest edition of the World Airport ... regional and country levels based on internationally comparable airport traffic data. Both absolute figures and compounded annual growth rates are presented over ...
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 ...
Excessive air pollution impacts 92% of world’s population, says WHO
Canadian Manufacturing - 9/27/2016 10:03:38 PM
Dora noted, for example, that doctors could advise their patients about higher risks of heart disease in some countries, or how solar lamps could substitute for kerosene lamps that are used in many parts of the developing world. He said WHO has no evidence ...
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 ...