|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
Human footprint surprisingly outpaced by population and economic growth
E Science News - 8/23/2016 2:31:13 PM
Analysis in Journal Nature Communications says humanity's impact on terrestrial environment has fallen behind population and economic growth Urbanization ... "It is encouraging that countries with good governance structures and higher rates of urbanization ...
Human impact on environment may be slowing down: new study
Mongabay - 8/24/2016 6:33:25 PM
New maps show that between 1993 and 2009, human pressures on the environment did increase, but at much slower rates compared to population and economic growth. However ... increased by 23 percent and the world economy grew by 153 percent during this ...
Human impact on environment slowed despite economic growth
daily-sun.com - 8/24/2016 9:29:23 AM
The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, showed that while the global population ... to delink economic growth from environmental impact. "It is encouraging that countries with good governance structures and higher rates of urbanisation ...
35% Of The World Is Growing And So Is Commodity Demand
Seeking Alpha - 8/22/2016 11:33:27 AM
India was the world's seventh-largest economy in 2015, just behind France and ahead of Italy. The size of India's population and its growth rate put it ahead of other nations; India had the highest rate of economic growth for a country, at over 31 times ...
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 ...
Moderately good news: our ecological footprint doesn’t grow as fast as our population
zmescience.com - 8/23/2016 9:55:02 PM
despite a 23% growth in human population size over the same time period. Although it was extremely rare for the footprint to decrease, some encouraging trends were reported. Particularly, the rate of increase was smaller for wealthier countries.
Research and Markets - Global Seed Treatment Market CAGR Growth of 9.94% by 2020 - Trends, Technologies …
Yahoo Finance - 8/19/2016 1:10:04 PM
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the research team said: Advancement in the global seeds market will be a key trend for market growth ... population in India, China, and other Southeast Asian countries is most likely to grow at a higher rate ...
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 ...
Uganda on Track to Have World's Highest Population Growth
worldwatch.org - 8/20/2016 11:53:07 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 ...
The 20 Countries With The Highest Population Growth
worldatlas.com - 6/13/2016 11:55:01 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 ...
Population growth spurs food consumption gains in UAE
poandpo.com - 8/24/2016 11:09:36 AM
The increase in consumption reflects the UAE’s steadily growing population and tourism ... the FAS noted in the report. “The country has one of the highest per capita consumption rates of rice in the world. As incomes increase, people can afford ...
The effect of population growth on efficiency in food production
Food Magazine - 8/24/2016 1:29:47 AM
The global population has ... per cent in the developing world – which will mean increased supply of several products to help cope with the demand. Earnings in developing countries are expected to rise along with the growth and exceed so-called ...
Africa: Role of China in Bridging Yawning Infrastructure Gap
geeskaafrika.com - 8/24/2016 4:38:53 PM
The economic growth rate of the continent in the last few ... a fraction of the service found elsewhere in the developing world. The 48 countries of Sub-Saharan Africa (with a combined population of 800 million) generate roughly the same amount of power ...
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.
Anesthesia Machines Market Segments, Opportunity, Growth and Forecast By End-use Industry 2015-2025
emailwire.com - 8/24/2016 7:42:01 AM
With rapid technological advancement, aging population, and rise in the number of surgical procedures around the globe, the global anesthesia machine market is expected to have healthy growth rate in the ... Amongst the Asian countries, India and china ...