|Rank||Country||Population growth rate (%)|
|6||Turks and Caicos Islands||3.17|
|10||United Arab Emirates||3.06|
|15||Congo, Republic of the||2.85|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||2.58|
|30||British Virgin Islands||2.44|
|42||Central African Republic||2.14|
|50||Sao Tome and Principe||2|
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, 2012See also: Population growth rate map
Study Says Curbing Population Growth Won’t Help Address Climate Change
Think Progress - 10/31/2014 2:50:23 PM
These included benign attempts to empower women around the world with greater access ... environmental movement. At any rate, what happened before and what we can do going forward are two different things. Population growth trends for the rest of the ...
India’s passenger vehicle and two-wheeler market steer towards a double digit growth: Report
Economic Times - 10/31/2014 4:13:18 AM
According to the report, the Indian passenger vehicle market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR ... and high net worth individual (HNI) population. "We have done studies across 140 countries and we have found a very strong co ...
Want To Save The World? Doctors Say The Answer Is To Stop Having More Than Two Children!
The Inquisitr - 10/31/2014 7:58:11 PM
But if you look carefully at projections and fertility rates across the world, the population is on track to stabilize this century, almost certainly by 2050.” “In 97 countries, the average [woman] now has fewer than two children. You need about 2.1 ...
New Hampshire sees a massive spike in job growth, problem? It's all going to immigrants
Catholic Online - 10/31/2014 5:06:23 PM
Analyzing the data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey, the CIS shows that since 2000, 71% of job growth in New Hampshire for people ... the number of foreign workers allowed into the country in the future," Camarota said.
The World Misery Index: 109 Countries
The Huffington Post - 10/31/2014 1:31:39 PM
Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. Through a simple sum of the former three rates, minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth, I constructed a misery index that ...
The Experiment That Will Blow Up The World
Seeking Alpha - 10/31/2014 5:20:42 PM
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s remedy to reflate the world’s third-largest economy ... Hence, Japan’s money supply growth has recently decline to a mere 4.3% year-on-year, as the rate of contraction in outstanding fiduciary media (i.e ...
APNewsBreak: Egypt's birth rate dramatically rises
Associated Press - 10/27/2014 2:26:30 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's fertility rate ... concerns for the Arab world's most populous country, whose economy has been staggering since its 2011 revolt. The survey, conducted jointly with Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population and a U.S. Agency for ...
Did Russia Really Boost Its Birthrate by Promising New Mothers Prize Money and Refrigerators?
Slate - 10/13/2014 6:32:10 PM
Russia is hardly the only country with worries about population decline—birthrates are falling below the replacement fertility rate in nearly every industrialized country in the world ... Russia’s to make population growth a major public priority.
Economic growth remains vigorous
Yakima Herald - 11/1/2014 8:29:49 AM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on ... purchases with helping pull the country out of the worst downturn since ...
China manufacturing growth slows in October
Channel News Asia - 11/1/2014 1:44:46 PM
BEIJING: Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said Saturday (Nov 1), as the world's second-largest economy expands ... the National Bureau of Statistics said. The figure was lower than the 51.1 recorded in September and compared ...
Colorado, Denver both ranked in top 10 for job growth
9News - 10/31/2014 4:52:04 PM
So nicely, in fact, that both were ranked in the top 10 in the country for job ... from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, looks at job growth in the first three quarters of 2014 across all 50 states and cities with a population of one million or more.
China’s Oct factory growth unexpectedly hits 5-month low
Gulf News - 11/1/2014 11:00:08 AM
reinforcing views the country’s growth outlook is hazy at best. The official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) eased to 50.8 in October from September’s 51.1, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday, but above the 50-point level that ...
China manufacturing growth falls in October
Highlands Today - 11/1/2014 4:26:26 AM
The same figure was reported by the government's National Bureau of Statistics, which surveys 3,000 businesses of all sizes across the country ... continues to produce jobs. The World Bank has warned that growth could decline to close to 7 percent next ...
Can 11 billion people survive on this planet? (Wait, 11 billion?)
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 10/4/2014 11:57:48 PM
The running estimate for total world population was that ... particularly in poorer countries, making it harder to respond to infectious disease epidemics,” said Adrian Raftery, UW professor of statistics and sociology and corresponding author.
Germany: 25 years later and no looking back
CNN - 10/18/2014 6:30:24 AM
(CNN)-- Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth ... 5.3% unemployment rate is the second lowest in the EU. Germany exports more merchandise than any other country aside from China, and its share of total world trade is larger ...