Population growth in phil.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Population growth rate (%) Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Philippines 2.07 2.03 1.99 1.92 1.88 1.84 1.8 1.76 1.99 1.96 1.93 1.9Definition of Population growth rate: The average annual percent change in thepopulation, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balanceof migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative.The growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed ona country by the changing needs of its people for infrastructure (e.g., schools,hospitals, housing, roads), resources (e.g., food, water, electricity), and jobs. Rapidpopulation growth can be seen as threatening by neighboring countries.