Which Has the Fastest Growing Population?

Population Growth Rate (%), 2017 or latest
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 179 countries in 2050, Niger ranked the highest in population growth rate with 3.78% followed by Zambia and Uganda. On the other end of the scale was Bulgaria with -1.03%, Lebanon with -1.01% and Moldova with -0.980%.

Average population growth rate reached -0.003% in 2050 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 723 % less than in the previous year and 3 % less than the average we have seen in the last 10 years.

Historically, average population growth rate reached an all time high of 2.11% in 1969 and an all time low of -0.003% in 2050. The average annual growth amounted to nan % since 1901.

Data for more countries are available at Population Growth Rate indicator page.