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Population Annual Growth Rates

ANNUAL RATE OF POPULATION GROWTH (%)

The population growth rate per country is derived from total population change from one year to another. Sources include the United Nations, census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices and Eurostat.

The 2021 world population is estimated to grow at a rate of approximatly 1.05% per year (down from 1.12% four years ago). The current average population increase is estimated to be 81 million people per year.

Data source: United Nations, Washington D.C., Eurostat, Luxembourg and World Economics Research, London



Population Growth Rate: All Countries Latest Data: 2021
Albania -0.2%
Algeria 1.7%
Angola 3.2%
Argentina 0.9%
Australia 1.1%
Austria 0.4%
Bahrain 2.7%
Bangladesh 1.0%
Belarus -0.1%
Belgium 0.4%
Benin 2.7%
Bolivia 1.4%
Botswana 1.9%
Brazil 0.7%
Bulgaria -0.7%
Burkina Faso 2.8%
Burundi 3.1%
Cambodia 1.4%
Cameroon 2.6%
Canada 0.9%
Cape Verde 1.1%
Central Africa Republic 1.9%
Chad 3.0%
Chile 0.5%
China 0.3%
Colombia 0.8%
Comoro Islands 2.2%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 2.5%
Congo, Rep. 3.1%
Costa Rica 0.9%
Cote d'Ivoire 2.6%
Croatia -0.6%
Czech Republic 0.1%
Denmark 0.4%
Dominican Republic 1.0%
Ecuador 1.4%
Egypt 1.9%
El Salvador 0.5%
Estonia -0.1%
Eswatini 1.1%
Ethiopia 2.5%
Finland 0.1%
France 0.2%
Gabon 2.4%
Gambia 2.9%
Germany 0.1%
Ghana 2.1%
Greece -0.5%
Guatemala 1.9%
Guinea 2.8%
Guinea-Bissau 2.4%
Honduras 1.6%
Hong Kong 0.7%
Hungary -0.3%
India 1.0%
Indonesia 1.0%
Ireland 0.9%
Israel 1.6%
Italy -0.2%
Japan -0.3%
Jordan 0.6%
Kenya 2.3%
Korea, South 0.1%
Kuwait 1.4%
Lao PDR 1.4%
Latvia -1.0%
Lesotho 0.8%
Lithuania -1.2%
Madagascar 2.7%
Malaysia 1.3%
Mali 3.0%
Mauritania 2.7%
Mauritius 0.1%
Mexico 1.0%
Mongolia 1.6%
Morocco 1.2%
Mozambique 2.9%
Namibia 1.8%
Netherlands 0.2%
New Zealand 0.8%
Nicaragua 1.2%
Niger 3.8%
Nigeria 2.6%
Norway 0.8%
Oman 2.3%
Pakistan 2.0%
Panama 1.5%
Paraguay 1.2%
Peru 1.2%
Philippines 1.3%
Poland -0.1%
Portugal -0.3%
Qatar 1.7%
Romania -0.6%
Russia 0.0%
Rwanda 2.5%
Saudi Arabia 1.5%
Senegal 2.7%
Sierra Leone 2.1%
Singapore 0.8%
Slovak Republic 0.0%
Slovenia 0.0%
South Africa 1.2%
Spain 0.0%
Sri Lanka 0.4%
Sudan 2.4%
Sweden 0.6%
Switzerland 0.7%
Tanzania 3.0%
Thailand 0.2%
Togo 2.4%
Trinidad & Tobago 0.3%
Tunisia 1.0%
Turkey 0.8%
Uganda 3.0%
Ukraine -0.6%
United Arab Emirates 1.0%
United Kingdom 0.5%
United States 0.6%
Uruguay 0.3%
Vietnam 0.9%
Yemen 2.2%
Zambia 2.9%

See: Pre-2020 data for individual countries by using country lists





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