Growth Rate of Population, Annual (Percentage)
Definition :

Annual population growth rate. 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.

Explanation :

The records of 2010 may not be consistent with previous years as they reflect provisional data taken from the 2010 Revision of the UN World Population Prospects.