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Population Growth for Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SPPOPGROWSSA)


2019: 2.66031  
Updated: Aug 20, 2020


Percent Change at Annual Rate,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  Percent Change at Annual Rate, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


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.

Nations that are included in this data series are listed at A developing nation is defined as one which falls within the lower or middle income bracket.

Source Indicator: SP.POP.GROW

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Population Growth for Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa [SPPOPGROWSSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, April 13, 2021.


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