Population growth rate by country

Regional division on the basis of growth rate

On the basis of the growth rate of a population the world can be divided into the following three types of areas:

Areas of Low Growth Rate

Developed countries like the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and countries of western Europe have a low growth rate of population in these countries is due to low birth rates and low death rates. The difference between the birth rate and the death rate in these countries is the lowest.

Areas of Moderate Growth Rate

This category includes the developing countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Bolivia, Mongolia, Indonesia, and many other Africa and South American countries, where the growth rate of nearly 2 % is also included among these countries though the growth rate here has started declining.

Areas of High Growth Rate

Countries like Mexico, Iran, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Libya, Algeria, Sudan, Kenya, and Kuwait make this category.

In fact, most of the African countries with a growth rate of 3% fall in this category.

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.