Fastest Growing and Shrinking Countries

List the top 25 fastest and 25 of the slowest growing countries in the world.
The Economist: Pocket World in Figures
*Includes territories!
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Ranking
% Growth
Country
1. Growing
15.24%
Qatar
2. Growing
12.26%
United Arab Emirates
3. Growing
11.09%
Bahrain
4. Growing
4.54%
Liberia
5. Growing
3.79%
Kuwait
6. Growing
3.54%
Niger
7. Growing
3.52%
Singapore
8. Growing
3.24%
Uganda
9. Growing
3.16%
Eritrea
10. Growing
3.08%
Mali
11. Growing
3.05%
Yemen
12. Growing
3.00%
Malawi
13. Growing
2.97%
Burkina Faso
14. Growing
2.96%
Benin
15. Growing
2.94%
Jordan
16. Growing
2.94%
Madagascar
17. Growing
2.93%
Iraq
18. Growing
2.92%
Angola
19. Growing
2.90%
Burundi
20. Growing
2.88%
Tanzania
21. Growing
2.87%
Rwanda
22. Growing
2.84%
Equatorial Guinea
23. Growing
2.79%
Gambia
24. Growing
2.78%
Congo
25. Growing
2.75%
Chad
Ranking
% Growth
Country
1. Shrinking
-1.06%
Moldova
2. Shrinking
-0.64%
Bulgaria
3. Shrinking
-0.64%
Ukraine
4. Shrinking
-0.57%
Georgia
5. Shrinking
-0.55%
Lithuania
6. Shrinking
-0.47%
Belarus
7. Shrinking
-0.47%
Latvia
8. Shrinking
-0.26%
Romania
9. Shrinking
-0.21%
Hungary
10. Shrinking
-0.18%
Croatia
11. Shrinking
-0.18%
Puerto Rico
12. Shrinking
-0.12%
Russia
13. Shrinking
-0.11%
Bosnia
14. Shrinking
-0.07%
Estonia
15. Shrinking
-0.06%
Germany
16. Shrinking
-0.06%
Virgin Islands
17. Slow Growth
0%
Serbia
18. Slow Growth
0%
Zimbabwe
19. Slow Growth
0.01%
Cuba
20. Slow Growth
0.02%
Japan
21. Slow Growth
0.04%
Greenland
22. Slow Growth
0.06%
Poland
23. Slow Growth
0.15%
Montenegro
24. Slow Growth
0.17%
Armenia
25. Slow Growth
0.17%
Slovakia
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Level 49
Jul 23, 2012
Since when are Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Greenland "countries"?
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Level 11
Jul 31, 2012
"*Includes territories!"
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Level 49
Feb 7, 2018
what about territories such as the Falkland islands?
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Level 81
Feb 26, 2013
growing in terms of what? Landmass? Population? Economy?
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Level 49
Feb 7, 2018
Yeah dude its landmass!