Countries with the highest population growth rate 2017

The 20 countries with the highest population growth rate in 2017 (compared to the previous year)

Countries with the highest population growth rate 2017 This statistic shows the 20 countries with the highest population growth rate in 2017. In South Sudan, the population grew by about 3.83 percent compared to the previous year, making it the country with the highest population growth rate in 2017.
The global population

Today, the global population amounts to around 7 billion people, i.e. the total number of living humans on Earth. More than half of the global population is living in Asia, while one quarter of the global population resides in Africa. High fertility rates in Africa and Asia, a decline in the mortality rates and an increase in the median age of the world population all contribute to the global population growth. Statistics show that the global population is subject to increase by almost 4 billion people by 2100. The global population growth is a direct result of people living longer because of better living conditions and a healthier nutrition.

Three out of five of the most populous countries in the world are located in Asia. Ultimately the highest population growth rate is also found there, the country with the highest population growth rate is Lebanon. This could be due to a low infant mortality rate in Lebanon or the ever -expanding tourism sector. More importantly, Lebanon is also the country with the highest net migration rate in the world.
Show more

The 20 countries with the highest population growth rate in 2017 (compared to the previous year)

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Population growth compared to the previous year
South Sudan3.83%
Angola3.52%
Malawi3.31%
Burundi3.25%
Uganda3.2%
Niger3.19%
Mali3.02%
Burkina Faso3%
Zambia2.93%
Ethiopia2.85%
Tanzania2.75%
Benin2.71%
Western Sahara2.7%
Togo2.64%
Guinea2.61%
Cameroon2.56%
Iraq2.55%
Madagascar2.5%
Liberia2.5%
Mozambique2.46%
Population growth compared to the previous year
South Sudan3.83%
Angola3.52%
Malawi3.31%
Burundi3.25%
Uganda3.2%
Niger3.19%
Mali3.02%
Burkina Faso3%
Zambia2.93%
Ethiopia2.85%
Tanzania2.75%
Benin2.71%
Western Sahara2.7%
Togo2.64%
Guinea2.61%
Cameroon2.56%
Iraq2.55%
Madagascar2.5%
Liberia2.5%
Mozambique2.46%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment

Description

Source

More information

This statistic shows the 20 countries with the highest population growth rate in 2017. In South Sudan, the population grew by about 3.83 percent compared to the previous year, making it the country with the highest population growth rate in 2017.
The global population

Today, the global population amounts to around 7 billion people, i.e. the total number of living humans on Earth. More than half of the global population is living in Asia, while one quarter of the global population resides in Africa. High fertility rates in Africa and Asia, a decline in the mortality rates and an increase in the median age of the world population all contribute to the global population growth. Statistics show that the global population is subject to increase by almost 4 billion people by 2100. The global population growth is a direct result of people living longer because of better living conditions and a healthier nutrition.

Three out of five of the most populous countries in the world are located in Asia. Ultimately the highest population growth rate is also found there, the country with the highest population growth rate is Lebanon. This could be due to a low infant mortality rate in Lebanon or the ever -expanding tourism sector. More importantly, Lebanon is also the country with the highest net migration rate in the world.
Show more
Release date
August 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
According to the source, all values are estimates.
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Global economy
Global economy

All Information
in one Presentation

Global economy

Everything On "Global economy" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Global economy"
  • Gross domestic product and economic growth
  • Unemployment
  • Inflation
  • Global trade
  • Global economic indicators
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.