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
Why UAE, Qatar have world's highest jobs-to-population rate
Emirates247 - 7/7/2015 4:32:57 AM
Only 1.3 billion actually have a good job, which means that the real unemployment rate in the world is more than 50 per cent. Gallup uses a Payroll to Population (P2P) metric that provides important information about the health of a country’s economy and ...
World Breast Pumps Industry
The Street - 7/7/2015 9:43:45 PM
World Population by Geographic Region (2000-2050)(In Millions) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8Table 3: 25 Countries with the Highest Population Worldwide:2007, 2010 & 2015E II-9Breast Pump Innovations & Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-9MIT ...
The World Cup of Income Inequality
Investor Place - 7/6/2015 3:25:33 PM
but is slated to experience relatively low population growth, for obvious reasons. India and Sub-Saharan Africa, on the other hand, will enjoy the combination of both types of growth in coming years. When it comes to investing in these countries ...
Robert J. Samuelson: Lack Of Growth, Not Debt, Is Greece's Problem
Investors Business Daily - 7/7/2015 9:07:58 PM
We have the Greeks to thank for an elementary tutorial in what ails the world ... growth, and weaker growth increases the debt. When only a few countries are over-indebted (meaning they cannot borrow from private markets at reasonable interest rates ...
Muslim growth rate has dipped: Owaisi
Times of India - 7/6/2015 5:48:43 PM
MEERUT: "Going by the current growth rate, it seems the Muslim population will take at least 250 years to ... "I have the right to travel anywhere in the country without having to explain." Owaisi, however, admitted that his party will contest the 2017 ...
World Bank rates Malawi as world’s lowest Gross National Income: 51 years of independence
Nyasa Times - 7/7/2015 9:33:36 AM
As Malawi celebrates 51 years of independence from Great Britain on Monday 6 July, the World Bank has stated in its latest global rankings based on per capita Gross National Income (GNI) that the country has ... well-being of a population.
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 ...
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.
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.
World’s Biggest City Throws Final Festival Before Decline
Bloomberg - 7/6/2015 10:27:53 PM
Now the games are returning to mark the end of that growth ... in the world. Now, the greater Tokyo area accounts for 38 percent of Japan’s economy. Yet the fertility-rate within the national capital is the lowest in the nation and its population ...
Gulf population growth rate highest in world
Gulf News - 4/7/2002 11:57:39 PM
The Middle East, particularly the Gulf, has long been a region characterised by high rates of population growth ... to a World Health Report 2001 issued recently by WHO. Despite the decline, fertility rates are still high in some Gulf countries.
World Leaders Await Outcome of Key Summit on Greece Crisis
Voice of America - 7/7/2015 7:10:26 AM
Most markets around the world, including ... otherwise the country won't recover, otherwise the government won't work better, otherwise the economy won't start turning," he said. "And if the government and population reject difficult measures, then we ...
World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry
The Business Journal - 7/7/2015 8:17:51 PM
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World ... A Major Growth Driving Factor II-4 Aging Population Statistics - Opportunity Indicators II-5 Table 1: Life Expectancy at Birth for Select Countries ...
World population growth rate continues to plummet
Mongabay - 5/1/2005 11:53:40 PM
In contrast, the United States -- which has the highest fertility rate of rich countries -- is projected to be the seventh largest contributor to world population growth over the next five decades. Because of its low and declining rate of population growth ...
UN 'concerned' by world population growth trends
BBC - 2/2/2011 11:57:51 PM
The world population growth rate must slow down significantly to avoid reaching ... figure potentially could double to 14 billion by 2100 if action is not taken. Even countries with intermediate fertility need to reduce it to replacement level or below ...