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Population growth rate

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In 2017, population growth rate in Iceland was 1.7 %. In the ranking by population growth rate including 195 countries, Iceland has the 53rd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Hungary and the Ireland. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with population growth rate of 1.6 % in 2017, Iceland has 8.62 % percent higher population growth rate.

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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.