Countries with negative population growth rate

The world population reached the 1 billion mark in the early 19th century. Now it is approximately 7.9 billion (October 2021). In just two centuries, the human population has grown 7.9 times. With the current growth rate, it may reach the 10 billion mark in the 2050s. However, there are some countries that have a negative population growth rate. Mass Migration, low birth rate, high death rate, low fertility, etc. account for this decrease in population. The following is a list of all the countries with a decreasing population.

Countries with negative population growth rate

CountryContinentPopulation decline rate (%)
1AlbaniaEurope-0.6
2BelarusEurope-0.2
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe-0.6
4BulgariaEurope-0.7
5CroatiaEurope-0.4
6CubaCaribbean islands, North America-0.1
7GeorgiaEurope-0.2
8GreeceEurope-0.1
9HungaryEurope-0.2
10ItalyEurope-0.3
11JapanAsia-0.3
12LatviaEurope-0.6
13LebanonAsia-0.4
14MoldovaEurope-1.7
15RomaniaEurope-0.4
16RussiaAsia and Europe (transcontinental)-0.2
17SerbiaEurope-0.5
18SingaporeAsia-0.3
19UkraineEurope-0.6
20VenezuelaSouth America-0.3

Disclaimer: The stats will change with time.


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