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
3 African Countries Among World’s Most Powerful Economies By 2050, Says PwC
AFKinside - 2/19/2017 12:56:27 AM
The world economy could more than double in size by 2050, far outstripping population ... ranked 32 countries by their projected global GDP by purchasing power parity. Purchasing power parity is the notion that, in the long run, exchange rates should ...
Population Growth By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 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 ...
Editorial: Growth rate prompts questions about future
Free Lance-Star - 2/19/2017 5:06:59 AM
The United States’ population grew only 0.76 percent in ... It should be noted that “those people” in other, less-affluent countries aren’t exactly overrunning the world, either. The growth rate for the planet as a whole is slowing, with the ...
Ballooning population fuels nightmare in Africa
The Sudbury Star - 2/22/2017 5:46:23 AM
For the first time in six years, there is famine in the world: a real, United Nations-declared famine ... better off than those of most Asians. But Asia's annual population growth rate was two per cent then and is down to one per cent now, while Africa's ...
These 30 economies will be the most powerful in the world by 2030 – including South Africa
businesstech.co.za - 2/11/2017 11:43:01 AM
Professional services firm PwC has released a report detailing its predictions of the most powerful economies in the world by 2030 and 2050. PPP is the notion that, in the long run, exchange rates should ... outstripping population growth, due to ...
Three African countries listed among world’s most powerful economies by 2050
Medafrica Times - 2/18/2017 9:04:24 AM
It determines the economic productivity and standards of living among countries across a certain period. According to the report, the world economy could more than double in size by 2050, far outstripping population growth, due to continued technology ...
Drug Screening Market Expecting Worldwide Growth by 2021 – Persistence Market Research
Medgadget - 2/20/2017 2:02:40 PM
Asia is expected to exhibit a high growth rate in the ... in developed countries, increase in government funding and initiatives for drug testing, growing awareness about drug screening in developed nations, and rising world population are some of the ...
India the global growth engine
thehansindia.com - 2/20/2017 2:16:59 PM
Global growth is estimated to have slowed in ... India is the 7th largest country by area and 2nd by population. It is the 12th largest economy at market exchange rate and 4thlargest by Purchasing power parity (PPP). India's pool of entrepreneurial ...
Below replacement birth rates in China and Japan colour their future population grey
dailycommercialnews.com - 2/10/2017 5:53:27 AM
Turning first to Japan, according to its just released census, the population of the world ... the birth rate in Japan (currently 1.4) has consistently remained below the 2.1 level which is necessary for sustained population growth.
Uganda Economic Update: Step by Step – Let’s Solve the Finance Puzzle to Accelerate Growth and Shared Prosperity
satprnews.com - 2/9/2017 1:36:56 AM
KAMPALA, February 7, 2017 – Today, the World Bank launched its new Economic Update ... this rate of growth is far below the over 10 percent required for the country to outpace the population growth rate and realise its development aspirations to achieve ...
Amid War, Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
The Foundry - 2/21/2017 8:49:31 PM
Among the 10 countries in the world with the fewest men per women ... still below the replacement fertility rate of at least 2.1 needed for zero population growth in developed countries. And despite the uptick in fertility rate since 2000, total Ukrainian ...
10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism
The Huffington Post - 1/31/2012 6:41:52 PM
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 Plethysmograph Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022
rnrmarketresearch.com - 2/16/2017 4:49:04 AM
Figure USA Plethysmograph Revenue (Value) and Growth Rate (2012-2022) Figure Canada Plethysmograph ... Table North America Plethysmograph Sales by Countries (2012-2017) Table North America Plethysmograph Sales Market Share by Countries (2012-2017) Figure ...
Not Nearly Enough Growth To Keep Growing
Seeking Alpha - 2/19/2017 8:27:25 AM
As the first graph below shows, there was still growth post-Gold Standard, but the rate of growth ... China's core population is essentially peaking this year and beginning a decades long decline (not unlike the world. The chart below shows total Chinese ...
India’s Air Pollution Rivals China’s as World’s Deadliest
New York Times - 2/14/2017 4:18:38 PM
He cited the confluence of rapid industrialization, population growth ... the rate of increase of about 20 percent was slower than the rate of the population rise during that time. That’s because of improved health care in many parts of the world ...