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The rural population of the World

3.4B Number in 2018

The population of rural of World increased from 2,295 million in 1969 to 3,396 million in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 0.80 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 3,396,031,144.00 0.11 %
2017 3,392,453,531.00 0.14 %
2016 3,387,712,056.00 0.16 %
2015 3,382,164,140.00 0.18 %
2014 3,376,137,849.00 0.21 %
2013 3,369,151,766.00 0.22 %
2012 3,361,620,252.00 0.23 %
2011 3,353,843,060.00 0.21 %
2010 3,346,699,804.00 0.17 %
2009 3,340,879,034.00 0.20 %
2008 3,334,261,612.00 0.22 %
2007 3,327,093,875.00
Urban 4.2B Number in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 162 timeseries
Asia 63 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 63 timeseries
Europe 128 timeseries
Middle East 48 timeseries
North America 64,941,460 Number in 2018 WB
Oceania 41 timeseries
South America 36 timeseries
Southeast Asia 38 timeseries
Country (Number in 2018)

India is the top country by the population of rural in the world. As of 2018, the population of rural in India was 892 million that accounts for 26.34 % of the world's the population of rural. The top 5 countries (others are China, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Bangladesh) account for 53.64 % of it. The world's total the population of rural was estimated at 3,388 million in 2018.

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India 892,321,651 WB
China 568,902,350 WB
Pakistan 134,404,267 WB
Indonesia 119,578,640 WB
Bangladesh 102,248,095 WB
Nigeria 97,263,561 WB
Ethiopia 86,546,264 WB
Viet Nam 61,223,241 WB
United States of America 58,052,589 WB
Philippines 56,624,705 WB
Egypt 56,392,783 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 46,691,418 WB
Kenya 37,501,479 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 37,296,263 WB
Myanmar 37,284,905 WB
Russian Federation 36,938,703 WB
Thailand 34,749,671 WB
Uganda 32,566,140 WB
Brazil 28,133,826 WB
Afghanistan 27,695,286 WB
Sudan 27,320,646 WB
Mexico 25,041,300 WB
Nepal 22,543,325 WB
Iran 20,533,504 WB
Turkey 20,462,214 WB
South Africa 19,439,954 WB
Mozambique 18,880,955 WB
Germany 18,814,687 WB
Niger 18,756,694 WB
Yemen 18,056,198 WB
Italy 17,864,696 WB
Sri Lanka 17,666,251 WB
Madagascar 16,495,131 WB
Uzbekistan 16,320,173 WB
Poland 15,169,392 WB
Malawi 15,070,382 WB
Burkina Faso 13,952,879 WB
Ukraine 13,675,909 WB
Morocco 13,527,860 WB
France 13,100,025 WB
Ghana 13,079,667 WB
Cambodia 12,449,295 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 12,339,325 WB
Chad 11,908,736 WB
Algeria 11,558,343 WB
Iraq 11,348,289 WB
United Kingdom 11,038,502 WB
Cameroon 11,000,836 WB
Mali 10,997,144 WB
Angola 10,625,055 WB
Japan 10,608,200 WB
Rwanda 10,184,652 WB
Zambia 9,800,136 WB
Zimbabwe 9,788,355 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 9,734,737 WB
Burundi 9,719,003 WB
Republic of Korea 9,573,693 WB
Colombia 9,543,470 WB
Spain 9,194,767 WB
Romania 8,958,400 WB
South Sudan 8,822,993 WB
Guatemala 8,442,112 WB
Senegal 8,372,370 WB
Somalia 8,258,837 WB
Guinea 7,927,783 WB
Kazakhstan 7,780,671 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 7,749,502 WB
Malaysia 7,555,510 WB
Papua New Guinea 7,472,950 WB
Peru 7,067,386 WB
Canada 6,888,871 WB
Tajikistan 6,631,416 WB
Ecuador 6,180,950 WB
Benin 6,051,242 WB
Saudi Arabia 5,444,563 WB
Haiti 4,974,507 WB
Togo 4,599,184 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 4,589,697 WB
Sierra Leone 4,432,882 WB
Azerbaijan 4,406,442 WB
Honduras 4,113,430 WB
Kyrgyzstan 4,019,944 WB
Austria 3,689,480 WB
Argentina 3,617,403 WB
Tunisia 3,591,574 WB
Portugal 3,576,922 WB
Australia 3,495,933 WB
Bolivia 3,471,223 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3,404,373 WB
Serbia 3,065,693 WB
Turkmenistan 2,832,249 WB
Hungary 2,798,659 WB
Czech Republic 2,784,782 WB
Central African Republic 2,736,177 WB
Nicaragua 2,681,765 WB
Paraguay 2,672,175 WB
Cuba 2,603,577 WB
Slovakia 2,520,550 WB
Liberia 2,354,022 WB
Chile 2,329,158 WB
Greece 2,246,588 WB
Switzerland 2,231,590 WB
Eritrea 2,064,302 in 2011 WB
Mauritania 2,039,970 WB
Republic of Moldova 2,034,309 WB
Belarus 2,030,347 WB
Dominican Republic 2,011,297 WB
El Salvador 1,796,332 WB
Ireland 1,787,546 WB
Croatia 1,760,609 WB
Bulgaria 1,755,492 WB
Congo 1,735,045 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,720,299 WB
Georgia 1,543,440 WB
Lesotho 1,514,630 WB
Netherlands 1,466,360 WB
Panama 1,348,754 WB
Libya 1,328,901 WB
Jamaica 1,300,904 WB
United Arab Emirates 1,298,061 WB
Sweden 1,279,923 WB
Namibia 1,223,344 WB
Albania 1,137,407 WB
Palestine 1,089,088 WB
Armenia 1,087,759 WB
Guinea Bissau 1,061,609 WB
Costa Rica 1,032,885 WB
Mongolia 1,000,359 WB
Norway 943,401 WB
Slovenia 939,807 WB
Lithuania 901,605 WB
Jordan 898,132 WB
Gambia 883,084 WB
Timor-Leste 880,252 WB
North Macedonia 875,613 WB
Eswatini 865,789 WB
Finland 806,629 WB
Lebanon 781,257 WB
Mauritius 749,148 WB
Oman 746,686 WB
Denmark 702,998 WB
Botswana 688,726 WB
Israel 673,570 WB
New Zealand 657,686 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 650,676 WB
Latvia 613,758 WB
Comoros 591,240 WB
Guyana 571,742 WB
Solomon Islands 497,811 WB
Bhutan 445,885 WB
Estonia 411,059 WB
Cyprus 394,717 WB
Fiji 386,541 WB
Equatorial Guinea 364,641 WB
Maldives 310,408 WB
Belgium 228,327 WB
Gabon 225,279 WB
Vanuatu 218,708 WB
Djibouti 213,101 WB
Belize 207,916 WB
Montenegro 206,538 WB
Puerto Rico 205,193 WB
Barbados 197,361 WB
Suriname 195,491 WB
Cabo Verde 186,338 WB
Bahrain 168,134 WB
Uruguay 160,944 WB
Samoa 160,350 WB
Saint Lucia 147,916 WB
Brunei Darussalam 95,963 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 87,067 WB
Tonga 79,327 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 72,601 WB
Grenada 71,027 WB
Bahamas 65,462 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 57,393 WB
Luxembourg 54,811 WB
Kiribati 53,224 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52,683 WB
Seychelles 41,907 WB
Saint Kitts and Nevis 36,302 WB
Liechtenstein 32,474 WB
Malta 26,053 WB
Qatar 24,062 WB
Iceland 21,876 WB
Dominica 21,142 WB
Marshall Islands 13,417 WB
Andorra 9,193 WB
Tuvalu 4,329 WB
Palau 3,594 WB
San Marino 937 WB
Hong Kong 0 WB
Kuwait 0 WB
Macau 0 WB
Monaco 0 WB
Nauru 0 WB
Singapore 0 WB

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