People Facts - Population Charts and Tables  
 
   
 
 
  Population Growth by Country 1970 - 2000  
   
 
 RankCountry Name1970 ('000s)2000 ('000s)-100%1000% Growth
 1United Arab Emirates
2493,219 1,190.98%
 2Qatar
113640 464.98%
 3Northern Mariana Islands
1270 464.01%
 4Mayotte
37157 328.86%
 5Cayman Islands
1038 281.76%
 6Western Sahara
89336 277.30%
 7Djibouti
180669 272.10%
 8French Guiana
48173 257.43%
 9Saudi Arabia
6,10921,312 248.86%
 10Turks and Caicos Islands
619 243.08%
 11Andorra
2065 233.07%
 12Gaza Strip
3431,130 229.90%
 13Oman
7792,432 212.43%
 14Jordan
1,5034,688 211.89%
 15Cote d‘Ivoire
5,50416,885 206.79%
 16Bahrain
220655 198.28%
 17Botswana
5841,680 187.62%
 18West Bank
6901,980 186.99%
 19Kenya
11,27230,606 171.51%
 20Gambia, The
5021,357 170.19%
 21Solomon Islands
163434 166.09%
 22Kuwait
7481,972 163.85%
 23Syria
6,25816,471 163.20%
 24Malawi
4,48911,802 162.88%
 25Yemen
6,62817,407 162.64%
 26Congo, Republic of the
1,1833,104 162.47%
 27Niger
4,18210,951 161.87%
 28Maldives
115300 161.83%
 29Libya
1,9995,125 156.38%
 30Brunei
128325 155.03%
 31Togo
1,9644,992 154.15%
 32Benin
2,6206,619 152.66%
 33Swaziland
4551,144 151.33%
 34Namibia
7651,893 147.61%
 35Sudan
13,78834,109 147.39%
 36Uganda
9,74323,956 145.88%
 37Congo, Democratic Republic of the
21,39552,445 145.13%
 38Marshall Islands
2253 144.41%
 39Tanzania
13,84233,712 143.55%
 40Zambia
4,25210,345 143.32%
 41Iraq
9,41422,679 140.92%
 42Gabon
5151,236 140.28%
 43Iran
28,93368,632 137.21%
 44Nicaragua
2,0534,866 137.08%
 45Honduras
2,6836,359 137.02%
 46Madagascar
6,76615,742 132.67%
 47Pakistan
65,706152,429 131.99%
 48Comoros
236545 130.75%
 49Guinea
3,6438,350 129.20%
 50Virgin Islands, British
1023 129.03%
 51Cameroon
6,72715,343 128.09%
 52Angola
5,60612,683 126.25%
 53Ghana
8,78919,752 124.73%
 54Costa Rica
1,7363,883 123.71%
 55Nigeria
55,590124,207 123.43%
 56Rwanda
3,7698,398 122.82%
 57Vanuatu
85190 122.32%
 58Senegal
4,3189,469 119.30%
 59Paraguay
2,4775,418 118.76%
 60Algeria
13,93230,429 118.41%
 61Venezuela
10,75823,493 118.37%
 62Central African Republic
1,8273,980 117.79%
 63Ethiopia
29,67364,165 116.24%
 64Zimbabwe
5,51511,820 114.34%
 65Mongolia
1,2482,664 113.51%
 66Chad
3,7277,943 113.10%
 67Malaysia
10,91023,151 112.20%
 68Tajikistan
2,9396,230 112.00%
 69American Samoa
2758 111.87%
 70Israel
2,9036,115 110.60%
 71Papua New Guinea
2,2884,813 110.34%
 72Philippines
38,68081,222 109.98%
 73Uzbekistan
11,94025,042 109.73%
 74Guatemala
5,28711,085 109.65%
 75Ecuador
5,93912,446 109.55%
 76Nepal
11,91924,818 108.23%
 77French Polynesia
114236 106.90%
 78Guinea-Bissau
6201,279 106.26%
 79Burkina Faso
5,62611,588 105.96%
 80Somalia
3,6677,501 104.54%
 81Belize
122248 103.17%
 82Turkmenistan
2,1814,385 101.05%
 83South Africa
22,74045,064 98.17%
 84Bangladesh
67,403132,151 96.06%
 85Bhutan
309606 95.91%
 86Singapore
2,0754,063 95.87%
 87Peru
13,19325,797 95.54%
 88Eritrea
2,1534,197 94.98%
 89Burundi
3,5136,823 94.24%
 90Egypt
33,57465,159 94.07%
 91Mauritania
1,2892,501 93.95%
 92Mozambique
9,30417,997 93.42%
 93Mali
5,52510,621 92.24%
 94Dominican Republic
4,4238,469 91.49%
 95Sao Tome and Principe
74141 91.07%
 96Laos
2,8455,397 89.73%
 97Micronesia, Federated States of
57108 89.58%
 98Panama
1,5312,900 89.38%
 99Mexico
52,77599,927 89.34%
 100New Caledonia
112211 88.56%
 101Bolivia
4,3468,195 88.56%
 102Turkey
35,75867,329 88.29%
 103Anguilla
611 87.31%
 104Tunisia
5,0999,508 86.48%
 105Liberia
1,3972,601 86.22%
 106Vietnam
42,57779,178 85.97%
 107Brazil
95,684176,320 84.27%
 108Haiti
4,6058,413 82.69%
 109Equatorial Guinea
270491 81.74%
 110Colombia
21,43038,910 81.57%
 111India
555,0431,006,300 81.30%
 112Afghanistan
12,43122,461 80.69%
 113Guam
86155 79.63%
 114Lesotho
1,0671,916 79.58%
 115Morocco
15,90928,113 76.71%
 116Kiribati
4985 74.08%
 117Indonesia
122,889213,829 74.00%
 118Myanmar (Burma)
27,38647,439 73.22%
 119Tuvalu
610 72.61%
 120Virgin Islands, US
63109 71.15%
 121Wallis and Futuna
915 68.57%
 122Hong Kong S.A.R.
3,9596,659 68.19%
 123Cambodia
7,39412,351 67.04%
 124Thailand
37,09161,904 66.90%
 125Bahamas, The
170283 65.91%
 126Macau S.A.R.
261432 65.18%
 127Korea, North
13,91222,785 63.78%
 128Azerbaijan
5,1698,463 63.73%
 129Kyrgyzstan
2,9644,851 63.68%
 130Palau
1219 62.37%
 131El Salvador
3,6045,850 62.32%
 132Reunion
445721 62.08%
 133Chile
9,36915,156 61.77%
 134Cape Verde
269430 59.98%
 135Lebanon
2,3833,791 59.10%
 136Argentina
23,96237,336 55.81%
 137Liechtenstein
2133 55.18%
 138Fiji
521805 54.50%
 139China
820,4031,263,638 54.03%
 140Aruba
5990 52.43%
 141Taiwan
14,59822,183 51.95%
 142Sri Lanka
12,53219,041 51.95%
 143Australia
12,66019,053 50.50%
 144Cyprus
615920 49.64%
 145Saint Lucia
103153 49.27%
 146Nauru
710 47.18%
 147Albania
2,1573,158 46.45%
 148Seychelles
5479 46.30%
 149Korea, South
32,24146,839 45.28%
 150Isle of Man
5376 44.02%
 151Canada
21,75031,100 42.99%
 152Mauritius
8301,186 42.97%
 153Montenegro
514732 42.34%
 154San Marino
1927 41.12%
 155Puerto Rico
2,7223,814 40.15%
 156Iceland
204281 37.70%
 157United States
205,052282,172 37.61%
 158Sierra Leone
2,7893,809 36.56%
 159Jamaica
1,9442,616 34.56%
 160New Zealand
2,8283,802 34.45%
 161Monaco
2432 34.12%
 162Guadeloupe
321426 33.01%
 163Netherlands Antilles
158210 32.70%
 164Trinidad and Tobago
9551,252 31.08%
 165Cuba
8,54311,072 29.61%
 166Ireland
2,9503,822 29.56%
 167Luxembourg
339439 29.37%
 168Macedonia
1,5742,015 27.95%
 169Saint Helena
627.38%
 170Martinique
325415 27.35%
 171Jersey
6987 26.63%
 172Suriname
373464 24.44%
 173Samoa
142176 23.80%
 174Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
88108 23.26%
 175Greenland
4657 22.53%
 176Netherlands
13,03215,930 22.24%
 177Japan
104,345126,776 21.50%
 178Armenia
2,5203,043 20.75%
 179Tonga
83100 20.49%
 180France
50,78761,137 20.38%
 181Greece
8,79310,559 20.09%
 182Slovenia
1,6762,011 19.98%
 183Bermuda
5363 19.89%
 184Spain
33,87640,589 19.81%
 185Malta
326390 19.77%
 186Kazakhstan
13,10615,687 19.69%
 187Slovakia
4,5245,400 19.37%
 188Poland
32,52638,654 18.84%
 189Faeroe Islands
3946 18.64%
 190Saint Pierre and Miquelon
517.06%
 191Lithuania
3,1383,654 16.47%
 192Moldova
3,5954,180 16.29%
 193Guernsey
5362 16.26%
 194Switzerland
6,2677,267 15.96%
 195Norway
3,8774,492 15.86%
 196Antigua and Barbuda
6675 14.82%
 197Barbados
239274 14.63%
 198Portugal
9,04410,336 14.28%
 199Uruguay
2,8243,220 14.03%
 200Russia
130,245146,710 12.64%
 201Finland
4,6065,169 12.21%
 202Belarus
9,02710,034 11.15%
 203Sweden
8,0438,924 10.95%
 204Romania
20,25322,447 10.84%
 205Guyana
715786 9.90%
 206Bosnia and Herzegovina
3,7034,035 8.98%
 207Austria
7,4678,113 8.66%
 208Denmark
4,9295,337 8.29%
 209Italy
53,66157,784 7.68%
 210Grenada
95102 6.50%
 211Belgium
9,63810,264 6.49%
 212United Kingdom
55,63259,140 6.31%
 213Germany
77,78382,184 5.66%
 214Croatia
4,2054,411 4.89%
 215Czech Republic
9,79510,270 4.85%
 216Ukraine
47,23649,005 3.75%
 217Georgia
4,6944,777 1.76%
 218Estonia
1,3631,380 1.22%
 219Latvia
2,3612,376 0.64%
 220Dominica
7171 0.08%
 221Saint Kitts and Nevis
4646 -0.99%
 222Hungary
10,33710,147 -1.83%
 223Gibraltar
2927 -4.79%
 224Serbia
8,1677,604 -6.89%
 225Bulgaria
8,4907,818 -7.90%
 226Cook Islands
2116 -21.71%
 227Montserrat
12-65.91%