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
How Does Diversity Affect Economic Growth? A Look at Data on Immigration, Tax Rates and Real GDP per Capita
angrybearblog.com - 10/23/2016 11:24:20 AM
immigration from countries with advanced economies whose population resembles the US correlates ... The quadratic form allows us to find a tax rate that maximizes growth rates if the real world has such a thing (which, happily, it does as we will see ...
Japan Offers Lessons For Investors About Deflation
Forbes - 10/24/2016 4:59:36 PM
Policy decisions by central banks – such as an accommodative monetary policy which is designed to stimulate economic growth by lowering short-term interest rates ... world, Japan faces demographic challenges. Japan’s working age population peaked ...
Population growth gives Australians misleading picture of economy
News.com.au - 10/16/2016 7:17:56 PM
WE’RE always told how lucky Australia is compared to other countries but one expert says we ... “If there’s faster population growth, you can have a faster rate of growth of prospective customers.” As Mr Aird notes in his report: “More people ...
Growth Is Real Only If It Is Inclusive
Inter Press Service - 10/24/2016 3:26:32 PM
The country has been able to reduce its extreme poverty rate to 12.9 percent in fiscal ... according to the World Bank. The reduction has been possible due to the country’s growth spurt by 1 percentage point every decade. With 7.1 percent growth of ...
Uganda: Two Million Babies Added Onto Uganda's Population Every Year
AllAfrica - 10/22/2016 10:56:54 AM
This announcement coincided with the timing of a global report which shows that the world population will also ... indicators with those of other countries in Africa and Asia that have lower population growth rates and says Uganda's high population growth ...
Dawn - 10/24/2016 2:04:49 AM
Its per-capita income was estimated at $1,316 in 2015-16 which is expected to increase by 11.39pc to $1,466 in 2016-17, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Although around 47m population ... the growth target at 7pc for the FY17, the country ...
Urban world: Meeting the demographic challenge in cities
mckinsey.com - 10/24/2016 6:29:40 AM
The days of easy growth ... population to decline in 17 percent of large cities in developed regions and in 8 percent of all large cities. In the developed world, the urban population in Canada and the United States grew at a compound annual rate of ...
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 ...
State of World Population 2016 report: The future depends on today’s 10 year old girl
Blog Watch - 10/24/2016 7:55:34 AM
Early Marriages – In some parts of the world, a 10-year old ... at age 17 or younger in developing countries. When a girl is married, she will likely be taken out of school.” Look at this slide showing the statistics in the Philippine setting.
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 ...
Nigeria Misses Out In Air Passenger Growth Projection For African Nations
ghanastar.com - 10/20/2016 9:40:31 AM
Growing population ... world’s largest aviation market (defined by traffic to, from and within the country) around 2029. India will displace the United Kingdom (UK) for third place in 2026, while Indonesia enters the top 10 at the expense of Italy ...
Middle East’s Migrant Population More Than Doubles Since 2005
Dubai Chronicle - 10/23/2016 4:36:19 AM
The rapid rise in the number of people looking for safe havens and new livelihoods has over the past decade transformed the Middle East into the world ... countries, accounts for the majority (60%) of the growth in the Middle East’s migrant population ...
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.
A commitment to strengthening Niger's agriculture sector
Devex - 10/24/2016 3:55:10 PM
As the world wrestles with a response to the refugee ... In the Sahel — the region encompassing the southern edge of the Sahara desert — rapid population growth is further complicated by high rates of poverty, a changing climate, and security threats ...
Uganda on Track to Have World's Highest Population Growth
worldwatch.org - 10/12/2016 11:54:41 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 ...