* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Population growth, percent, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 195 countries was 0.96 percent. The highest value was in Niger: 3.71 percent and the lowest value was in Ukraine: -14.26 percent. The indicator is available from 1961 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Population growth, 2022 Global rank Available data
Niger 3.71 1 1961 - 2022
Syria 3.69 2 1961 - 2022
Singapore 3.31 3 1961 - 2022
Kazakhstan 3.22 4 1961 - 2022
DR Congo 3.2 5 1961 - 2022
Chad 3.12 6 1961 - 2022
Angola 3.1 7 1961 - 2022
Mali 3.1 8 1961 - 2022
Somalia 3.07 9 1961 - 2022
Uganda 3 10 1961 - 2022
Tanzania 2.96 11 1961 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 2.93 12 1961 - 2022
Zambia 2.76 13 1961 - 2022
Mozambique 2.74 14 1961 - 2022
Benin 2.7 15 1961 - 2022
Burundi 2.66 16 1961 - 2022
Sudan 2.63 17 1961 - 2022
Cameroon 2.6 18 1961 - 2022
Mauritania 2.59 19 1961 - 2022
Senegal 2.57 20 1961 - 2022
Burkina Faso 2.56 21 1961 - 2022
Malawi 2.56 22 1961 - 2022
Ethiopia 2.54 23 1961 - 2022
Afghanistan 2.53 24 1961 - 2022
Iceland 2.51 25 1961 - 2022
Gambia 2.47 26 1961 - 2022
Ivory Coast 2.45 27 1961 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 2.44 28 1961 - 2022
Palestine 2.43 29 1991 - 2022
Malta 2.4 30 1961 - 2022
Guinea 2.39 31 1961 - 2022
Madagascar 2.38 32 1961 - 2022
Nigeria 2.38 33 1961 - 2022
Vanuatu 2.35 34 1961 - 2022
Togo 2.33 35 1961 - 2022
Rwanda 2.31 36 1961 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 2.29 37 1961 - 2022
R. of Congo 2.28 38 1961 - 2022
C.A. Republic 2.21 39 1961 - 2022
Iraq 2.19 40 1961 - 2022
Sierra Leone 2.17 41 1961 - 2022
G.-Bissau 2.15 42 1961 - 2022
Yemen 2.14 43 1961 - 2022
Liberia 2.08 44 1961 - 2022
Uzbekistan 2.08 45 1961 - 2022
Tajikistan 2.06 46 1961 - 2022
Gabon 2.02 47 1961 - 2022
Luxembourg 2.02 48 1961 - 2022
Zimbabwe 2.02 49 1961 - 2022
Israel 1.97 50 1961 - 2022
Ghana 1.94 51 1961 - 2022
Papua N.G. 1.92 52 1961 - 2022
Kenya 1.91 53 1961 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 1.9 54 1961 - 2022
Pakistan 1.89 55 1961 - 2022
Ireland 1.85 56 1961 - 2022
Comoros 1.83 57 1961 - 2022
Canada 1.82 58 1961 - 2022
Kiribati 1.81 59 1961 - 2022
Eritrea 1.74 60 1961 - 2022
Nepal 1.69 61 1961 - 2022
Samoa 1.64 62 1961 - 2022
Algeria 1.63 63 1961 - 2022
Botswana 1.6 64 1961 - 2022
Czechia 1.57 65 1961 - 2022
Egypt 1.57 66 1961 - 2022
Mongolia 1.5 67 1961 - 2022
Honduras 1.49 68 1961 - 2022
Philippines 1.46 69 1961 - 2022
Namibia 1.45 70 1961 - 2022
Guatemala 1.44 71 1961 - 2022
Nicaragua 1.42 72 1961 - 2022
Laos 1.4 73 1961 - 2022
Turkmenistan 1.39 74 1961 - 2022
Djibouti 1.37 75 1961 - 2022
Estonia 1.34 76 1961 - 2022
Panama 1.31 77 1961 - 2022
Belize 1.3 78 1961 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 1.27 79 1961 - 2022
Australia 1.24 80 1961 - 2022
Macao 1.24 81 1961 - 2022
Jordan 1.23 82 1961 - 2022
Oman 1.23 83 1961 - 2022
Bolivia 1.19 84 1961 - 2022
Haiti 1.19 85 1961 - 2022
Ecuador 1.14 86 1961 - 2022
Libya 1.14 87 1961 - 2022
Paraguay 1.14 88 1961 - 2022
Lithuania 1.09 89 1961 - 2022
Malaysia 1.08 90 1961 - 2022
Bangladesh 1.07 91 1961 - 2022
Cambodia 1.07 92 1961 - 2022
Lesotho 1.06 93 1961 - 2022
Morocco 1.02 94 1961 - 2022
Andorra 0.99 95 1961 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 0.99 96 1961 - 2022
Peru 0.99 97 1961 - 2022
Turkey 0.98 98 1961 - 2022
Austria 0.96 99 1961 - 2022
Tuvalu 0.96 100 1961 - 2022
Netherlands 0.95 101 1961 - 2022
Argentina 0.93 102 1961 - 2022
Micronesia 0.91 103 1961 - 2022
Norway 0.9 104 1961 - 2022
Cape Verde 0.88 105 1961 - 2022
Belgium 0.86 106 1961 - 2022
South Africa 0.84 107 1961 - 2022
Suriname 0.82 108 1961 - 2022
Brunei 0.81 109 1961 - 2022
Switzerland 0.81 110 1961 - 2022
UA Emirates 0.81 111 1961 - 2022
Denmark 0.79 112 1961 - 2022
Swaziland 0.79 113 1961 - 2022
Tonga 0.79 114 1961 - 2022
Spain 0.76 115 1961 - 2022
Tunisia 0.76 116 1961 - 2022
Liechtenstein 0.74 117 1961 - 2022
Vietnam 0.73 118 1961 - 2022
Germany 0.72 119 1961 - 2022
Burma 0.71 120 1961 - 2022
Iran 0.71 121 1961 - 2022
Colombia 0.69 122 1961 - 2022
India 0.68 123 1961 - 2022
Sweden 0.68 124 1961 - 2022
Grenada 0.66 125 1961 - 2022
Bhutan 0.64 126 1961 - 2022
Indonesia 0.64 127 1961 - 2022
Mexico 0.63 128 1961 - 2022
Bahrain 0.61 129 1961 - 2022
Cyprus 0.59 130 1961 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 0.58 131 1961 - 2022
Chile 0.57 132 1961 - 2022
Fiji 0.56 133 1961 - 2022
Costa Rica 0.52 134 1961 - 2022
Guyana 0.52 135 1961 - 2022
Bahamas 0.51 136 1961 - 2022
Brazil 0.46 137 1961 - 2022
Portugal 0.46 138 1961 - 2022
Dominica 0.45 139 1961 - 2022
Maldives 0.45 140 1961 - 2022
Kuwait 0.44 141 1961 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 0.38 142 1961 - 2022
USA 0.38 143 1961 - 2022
North Korea 0.37 144 1961 - 2022
Venezuela 0.36 145 1961 - 2022
El Salvador 0.35 146 1961 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 0.35 147 1961 - 2022
France 0.31 148 1961 - 2022
Finland 0.27 149 1961 - 2022
Qatar 0.26 150 1961 - 2022
New Zealand 0.25 151 1961 - 2022
Slovenia 0.19 152 1961 - 2022
Palau 0.17 153 1961 - 2022
Barbados 0.15 154 1961 - 2022
Thailand 0.13 155 1961 - 2022
Saint Lucia 0.11 156 1961 - 2022
Sri Lanka 0.11 157 1961 - 2022
Georgia 0.1 158 1961 - 2022
Russia 0.07 159 1961 - 2022
Azerbaijan 0.04 160 1961 - 2022
China -0.01 161 1961 - 2022
Jamaica -0.01 162 1961 - 2022
Gibraltar -0.06 163 1961 - 2022
UK -0.08 164 1961 - 2022
Aruba -0.09 165 1961 - 2022
Uruguay -0.1 166 1961 - 2022
South Korea -0.23 167 1961 - 2022
San Marino -0.25 168 1961 - 2022
Latvia -0.27 169 1961 - 2022
Slovakia -0.28 170 1961 - 2022
Mauritius -0.3 171 1961 - 2022
Montenegro -0.32 172 1961 - 2022
Italy -0.33 173 1961 - 2022
Bermuda -0.36 174 1961 - 2022
North Macedonia -0.36 175 1961 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... -0.37 176 1961 - 2022
Armenia -0.38 177 1961 - 2022
Romania -0.39 178 1961 - 2022
N. Caledonia -0.43 179 1961 - 2022
Japan -0.44 180 1961 - 2022
Monaco -0.59 181 1961 - 2022
Croatia -0.61 182 1961 - 2022
Hungary -0.69 183 1961 - 2022
Belarus -0.8 184 1961 - 2022
Hong Kong -0.91 185 1961 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. -1.15 186 1961 - 2022
Albania -1.22 187 1961 - 2022
Puerto Rico -1.26 188 1961 - 2022
Greece -1.36 189 1961 - 2022
Lebanon -1.86 190 1961 - 2022
Moldova -2.22 191 1961 - 2022
Poland -2.48 192 1961 - 2022
Serbia -2.52 193 1961 - 2022
Bulgaria -6.19 194 1961 - 2022
Ukraine -14.26 195 1961 - 2022



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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