|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
Slow Growth: A Tale Of 2 Theories
Seeking Alpha - 5/29/2015 7:56:42 AM
Summers lists six important and potentially long-lasting changes in our economy that have led to lower demand: 1) a debt overhang and lower demand for leveraged investing, 2) a declining rate of population ... home country. But slow economic growth is ...
World’s Growing Population Spurring Demand for WIRT; Market to Swell by 43%
University Chronicle - 5/28/2015 1:34:19 PM
older cities with rapid population growth are susceptible to water infrastructure issues because their systems tend to be aged and stressed. “The population of the world has been growing at an average annual rate of close to 1.6% from 1950 to 2014 ...
Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism
Arabian Business - 5/29/2015 5:19:13 AM
It’s the fastest growing sector of tourism in the world and countries are slowing beginning to tap into it. Halal tourism will grow at a rate ... growth strategy research and advisory company, DinarStandard, says Malaysia, where 60 percent of the ...
Know how and why India leads the world’s Internet user growth across all platforms
businessinsider.in - 5/28/2015 12:08:25 PM
The global Internet user growth ... rates are slowing down. But there's no stopping India. The country is leading in both fronts. It added a substantial 33% users, and a titanic 55% smartphone users to the numbers. India, Brazil, and China are leading the ...
Dangers faced by a country of old people
freemalaysiatoday.com - 5/29/2015 4:57:44 AM
Instead of simply urging Malaysians to raise larger families, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Karim should have explained how an ageing population ... future of the country.” She said that at current rates of growth, Malaysia ...
Germany has lowest birth rate in the world, study shows
Deutsche Welle - 5/29/2015 12:28:42 PM
The publishers say that women's participation in the labor market is key to ensuring country's growth. Germany has ... of having the lowest birth rate in the world could be damaging as Germany's working-age population will shrink from its current 61 ...
Russia's population politics
American Thinker - 5/29/2015 6:16:29 AM
In 2006-2012 Russia recorded the fastest increase in total fertility rate (TFR) in Europe, and the second fastest in the world ... Russia’s population data over the past decade raises serious question. We have no idea as to what this country’s real ...
Rising Mobile Broadband Accessibility and Usage Impacting Global Social and Economic Growth
Tech Zone 360 - 5/28/2015 5:37:42 PM
The organization found that ICT growth ... developing countries. Mobile broadband coverage has rapidly expanded with 47 percent global penetration this year, a 12-fold increase since 2007. The ITU also found that 69 percent of the world population will ...
How the world’s populations are changing, in one map
Washington Post - 10/30/2013 11:58:59 PM
you'll see that birth rates there are pretty low, typically quite close to zero. That's bad news; while too-fast population growth is bad, countries do want some growth, and after centuries of booms, the Western world is seeing that growth slow.
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 ...
New cancer cases rise globally, but death rates are declining in many countries
Phys.org - 5/28/2015 3:43:10 PM
New cases of virtually all types of cancer are rising in countries globally - regardless of income - but the death rates from cancer are falling ... threefold during this period due in part to population growth and aging. For women, similar factors ...
Population growth rate in Egypt 4 times that of developed countries
Daily News Egypt - 12/29/2014 9:08:24 AM
This number is double the rate of population growth in developing countries ... into a serious crisis that would lead Egypt to be one of the poorest countries in the whole world, regardless of the huge amounts of natural resources it has.
Myanmar's population grows at slower pace: census
China - 5/29/2015 12:28:42 PM
Myanmar's population, which grew slower at 0.89 percent per year, is less than half of the 1970s rate, according to the main result ... adding that the urban population across the country represented 30 percent of the total, while the rural population ...
Cancer Is More Common in Developed Countries but Still Hits Developing World Hard
Healthline Networks - 5/29/2015 2:20:15 AM
Using a new method for tallying the global health burden of cancer, researchers confirm that cancer rates are rising. More new cases and more lost healthy years of life occur in developing countries. Cancer deprived people around the world of 196.3 million ...
Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty
Arab News - 5/28/2015 1:12:51 PM
Countries in East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean showed the most progress in reducing hunger, thanks in part to economic growth that didn ... in much of the developing world — even though the world’s population had grown by 1.9 billion people ...