* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Population growth, percent, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 195 countries was 1.21 percent.The highest value was in Malta: 4.12 percent and the lowest value was in Moldova: -1.72 percent. The indicator is available from 1961 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
4.12
3.77
3.62
3.41
3.27
3.22
3.14
3.08
2.97
2.96
2.94
2.90
2.89
2.89
2.87
2.82
2.79
2.71
2.70
2.69
2.65
2.64
2.61
2.55
2.54
2.54
2.54
2.54
2.53
2.51
2.49
2.49
2.42
2.42
2.41
2.40
2.39
2.39
2.30
2.30
2.30
2.25
2.25
2.17
2.13
2.09
2.08
2.07
2.06
1.98
1.96
1.93
1.92
1.92
1.89
1.85
1.84
1.84
1.83
1.79
1.78
1.77
1.72
1.63
1.61
1.61
1.60
1.58
1.55
1.54
1.52
1.50
1.49
1.47
1.47
1.47
1.41
1.40
1.38
1.38
1.38
1.35
1.29
1.29
1.29
1.27
1.26
1.24
1.23
1.22
1.22
1.20
1.20
1.17
1.14
1.11
1.09
1.09
1.08
1.07
1.07
1.06
1.06
1.05
1.04
1.01
1.00
1.00
0.99
0.97
0.96
0.96
0.92
0.90
0.90
0.86
0.85
0.85
0.83
0.80
0.73
0.73
0.72
0.72
0.71
0.71
0.67
0.67
0.59
0.58
0.57
0.56
0.55
0.53
0.50
0.50
0.48
0.46
0.46
0.46
0.44
0.44
0.43
0.42
0.39
0.35
0.35
0.32
0.32
0.31
0.31
0.31
0.29
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.24
0.22
0.21
0.19
0.19
0.18
0.16
0.15
0.14
0.12
0.09
0.02
0.01
0.00
0.00
-0.02
-0.04
-0.04
-0.05
-0.06
-0.17
-0.20
-0.21
-0.22
-0.28
-0.29
-0.31
-0.34
-0.34
-0.44
-0.44
-0.45
-0.53
-0.57
-0.58
-0.61
-0.64
-0.70
-1.72
-1.72
-0.3
1.2
2.7
4.12



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.
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