|Rank||Country||Population growth rate (%)|
|21||United Arab Emirates||2.71|
|27||Turks and Caicos Islands||2.58|
|30||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||2.5|
|36||British Virgin Islands||2.36|
|46||Central African Republic||2.13|
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
Philippine population growth slows as contraceptives spread
US News and World Report - 5/25/2016 9:08:27 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' annual population growth rate has slowed as more people in the ... The Philippines is the 12th most populous country in the world, according to United Nations data. Its population will reach 103.48 million ...
Contraceptives slowed growth of population
BusinessMirror. - 5/25/2016 3:35:00 PM
The country’s annual population-growth rate has slowed, as more people in the predominantly ... The Philippines is the 12th- most populous country in the world, according to United Nations data. Its population will reach 103.48 million by the end of ...
Discover the key factor of medical robots market growth in the emerging countries like Europe and Asia Pacific by 2020
Whatech - 5/27/2016 4:29:54 PM
and the Rest of the World (RoW). In the coming years, the medical robotics market is expected to witness the highest growth rate in Asia-Pacific. High growth in this region can be attributed to the rise in aging population, growing adoption of medical ...
RIP this Britain: With academic objectivity, Oxford Professor and population expert DAVID COLEMAN says white Britons could be in the minority by the 2060s - or sooner
Daily Mail - 5/27/2016 7:50:20 PM
Rapid population growth, driven by the highest immigration in our ... Between 2013 and 2014, the population increased by 491,000 — one of the fastest rates of any industrial country. That is not all. Women born overseas contributed 27 per cent of all ...
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 ...
Abortion Rates Have Not Reduced in Nigeria, Other Developing Countries, Study Says
This Day Live - 5/28/2016 4:35:52 PM
Despite abortion rates declining significantly across most developed regions between 1990 and 2014, Nigeria and other developing countries ... of abortions per year increased as a result of population growth. Globally, the annual number of abortions ...
London population expected to surge as north loses workers
The Guardian - 5/25/2016 2:30:35 PM
Tower Hamlets in London will have the fastest-growing population in England between now and 2024, according to the Office for National Statistics ... than the country as a whole. The population is also ageing with all regions seeing a faster growth ...
Contraceptive advertisements pulled off the air in Pakistan
The Hindu - 5/28/2016 6:44:43 PM
Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, with a population growth rate of 1.92 percent, according to the government. Its population is projected to increase to more than 227 million by 2025. “Reduction in population growth is one of the ...
Pakistan bans airing of 'undesired' contraceptive advertisements
Reuters - 5/28/2016 11:56:42 AM
Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, with a population growth rate of 1.92 percent, according to the government. Its population is projected to increase to more than 227 million by 2025. "Reduction in population growth is one of the ...
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 ...
What's so scary about falling population, growth and prices?
m.stltoday.com - 5/15/2016 11:53:38 PM
Elsewhere in the developed world though, very low interest rates have not succeeded in spurring a strong revival in investment. If population growth is waning and credit no longer works as an accelerant, the problem may not be just with our tools ...
We must always monitor population growth. Always.
The World Outline - 10/9/2013 11:30:47 AM
In its latest projections from June this year, the Population Division of the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs predicts that world ... population growth; that is, richer countries have lower population growth rates.
The mirage of inclusive growth
The Hindu Business Line - 5/27/2016 4:44:13 PM
In the age we live in, the process of securing a persistent rate of higher economic growth ... sections of population, relevant for developing economies. So, there is a strong need for policymakers in India and across the developing world to give a fresh ...
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.
Africa to Record Largest Population Growth Over Next 40 Years
Voice of America - 9/12/2013 11:12:42 AM
DAKAR— A new report predicts that sub-Saharan Africa will record the ... the population of Niger is still expected to nearly quadruple by 2050, according to Haub. In the past, population growth in many African countries was slowed by high rates of ...