(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
North Korea: Population growth, percent
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for North Korea during that period was 1.41 percent with a minimum of 0.47 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 2.9 percent in 1969.
The latest value from 2018 is 0.47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 194
countries is 1.28 percent.
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Definition: Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.