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Population growth rate

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Oman is the top country by population growth rate in the world. As of 2017, population growth rate in Oman was 4.7 %. The top 5 countries also includes Bahrain, Niger, Equatorial Guinea, and Angola.

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What is population growth rate?

Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.