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
India's poverty rate lowest among nations with poor population: World Bank
Economic Times - 10/5/2015 9:12:46 AM
According to the report, the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 per cent of the global population in 2015 ... poverty were due to strong growth rates in developing countries in recent years ...
World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank
Firstpost - 10/5/2015 11:07:18 AM
New York: The number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10% of the ... global population in 2012. The global development lender attributed the continued fall in poverty to strong economic growth rates in emerging ...
World Bank says India’s poverty rate lowest among nations with poor populations
businessinsider.in - 10/5/2015 12:54:41 PM
The report has also stated that the number of poor people across the world is likely to go down by 10% of the global population this year ... in poverty were because of strong growth rates in developing countries, investment in people's education, health ...
World Bank: Extreme poverty 'to fall below 10%'
BBC - 10/5/2015 10:41:39 PM
1999: 1,747 billion = 29% of world's population. 2012: 902 million = 12.8% of ... The World Bank says the downward trend is due to strong growth rates in developing countries and investments in education, health, and social safety nets.
World's 'extremely poor' to fall below 10 percent of global population: World Bank
Reuters - 10/4/2015 9:16:56 PM
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10 percent of the world's population in 2015 ... in poverty to strong economic growth rates in emerging markets, particularly ...
World poverty rate to fall below 10% for the first time
CNN Money - 10/5/2015 3:32:09 PM
Global poverty rates are improving ... more entrenched in countries that are either conflict ridden or too dependent on commodity exports. "There is some turbulence ahead," said World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu. "The economic growth outlook is ...
India's poverty rate lowest, says World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 10/5/2015 8:15:30 AM
the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 per cent of the global population in 2015. "India was home to the largest number of poor in 2012, but its poverty rate is one of the lowest among those countries ...
World poverty to drop below 10% for first time
France 24 - 10/5/2015 8:18:29 PM
The rate of extreme poverty is likely ... history that can end extreme poverty,” the World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim said. Kim put the reductions in poverty down to strong growth rates in developing countries and investment in education, health ...
Demographics are shaping the world’s economies, and migrants help
CITY A.M. - 10/1/2015 8:34:34 AM
The US will be doomed to low growth of 2 per cent a year ... and is one of the most ethnically homogenous countries in the world. Outsiders aren’t welcomed, even though the country has an ageing population and a workforce in dire need of revitalising.
World's "extremely poor" to fall below 10% of global population: World Bank
Daily News and Analysis - 10/5/2015 4:26:26 AM
Extreme poverty has long been defined as living on or below $1.25 a day, but the World ... 12.8% of the global population in 2012. The global development lender attributed the continued fall in poverty to strong economic growth rates in emerging markets ...
World Bank: Poverty rate to fall below key level
The Rakyat Post - 10/5/2015 10:17:12 AM
In 2012, that number stood at 902 million, or about 13% of the world population. It stood at 29% in 1999. Kim said the continuing decline in extreme poverty is the result of dynamic economic growth in developing ... some African countries have seen ...
Extreme poverty rate set to fall below 10% by end of 2015
unmultimedia.org - 10/5/2015 8:47:07 PM
That's down from 902 million people or 12.8 per cent of the global population in 2012. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that the reductions in poverty were due to strong growth rates in developing countries in recent years. But he said there ...
World Bank: Poverty really can be over – and there's not far to go
Christian Today - 10/5/2015 3:17:50 PM
It hasn't, so far, got much media traction, but the World Bank released an extraordinary piece of news yesterday. By the end of this year, for the first time in history, less than 10 per cent of the world's population ... given rate of economic growth ...
Less Than 10% of Globe In “Extreme Poverty”: World Bank
Value Walk - 10/5/2015 10:52:59 AM
... of "extreme poverty", less than 10% of the world's population is poor. The World Bank report notes that the trend is mainly related to strong economic growth rates in developing countries and continued investments in education, health, and social ...
Extreme poverty likely to drop below 10% – World Bank
Euronews - 10/5/2015 2:27:44 PM
"This is the best story in the world today" Fewer than 10% of the world’s population will live ... in cost of living across countries. The change was calculated as an adjustment in purchasing power parity exchange rates (PPP). Francisco Ferreira Senior ...