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People > Rural population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 780.44 million 2005
2 China 777.48 million 2005
South Asia average (profile) 202.33 million 2005
3 Indonesia 114.47 million 2005
4 Bangladesh 106.22 million 2005
5 Pakistan 101.41 million 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 83.48 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 82.7 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 78.6 million 2005
6 Nigeria 68.13 million 2005
7 Vietnam 61.18 million 2005
8 Ethiopia 59.86 million 2005
9 United States 56.91 million 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 54.35 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 44.61 million 2005
10 Japan 43.7 million 2005
11 Thailand 43.49 million 2005
12 Egypt 42.35 million 2005
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 39.08 million 2005
14 Russia 38.64 million 2005
15 Burma 35.06 million 2005
16 Philippines 30.98 million 2005
17 Brazil 29.45 million 2005
18 Tanzania 29.05 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 28.62 million 2005
19 Kenya 27.16 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 26.34 million 2005
20 Uganda 25.19 million 2005
21 Mexico 24.74 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.84 million 2005
22 Turkey 23.57 million 2005
23 Afghanistan 23.02 million 2005
24 Nepal 22.85 million 2005
25 Iran 22.59 million 2005
failed states average (profile) 21.6 million 2005
26 Sudan 21.45 million 2005
27 Germany 20.45 million 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 19.61 million 2005
28 South Africa 19.08 million 2005
29 Italy 18.99 million 2005
30 Sri Lanka 16.66 million 2005
31 Uzbekistan 16.56 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 15.35 million 2005
32 Yemen 15.25 million 2005
33 Ukraine 15.16 million 2005
34 Poland 14.46 million 2005
35 France 14.18 million 2005
36 Madagascar 13.62 million 2005
37 Mozambique 12.96 million 2005
38 Morocco 12.46 million 2005
39 Colombia 12.45 million 2005
40 Algeria 12.06 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 11.63 million 2005
41 Niger 11.61 million 2005
42 Ghana 11.54 million 2005
43 Cambodia 11.3 million 2005
44 Burkina Faso 10.81 million 2005
45 Malawi 10.67 million 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 10.21 million 2005
46 Spain 10.11 million 2005
47 Romania 10.02 million 2005
48 Cote d'Ivoire 9.98 million 2005
49 Iraq 9.54 million 2005
50 Syria 9.41 million 2005
51 Mali 9.4 million 2005
52 South Korea 9.27 million 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 9.19 million 2005
53 North Korea 8.64 million 2005
54 Zimbabwe 8.34 million 2005
55 Malaysia 8.29 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.74 million 2005
56 Peru 7.66 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 7.64 million 2005
57 Zambia 7.58 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.57 million 2005
58 Angola 7.44 million 2005
59 Cameroon 7.41 million 2005
60 Rwanda 7.29 million 2005
61 Chad 7.28 million 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 7.04 million 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.81 million 2005
62 Senegal 6.81 million 2005
63 Burundi 6.79 million 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 6.7 million 2005
64 Guatemala 6.65 million 2005
65 Kazakhstan 6.47 million 2005
66 Canada 6.43 million 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.36 million 2005
67 Guinea 6.3 million 2005
68 United Kingdom 6.2 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.92 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 5.8 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 5.57 million 2005
69 Somalia 5.33 million 2005
70 Haiti 5.22 million 2005
71 Papua New Guinea 5.1 million 2005
72 Benin 5.05 million 2005
73 Ecuador 4.92 million 2005
74 Tajikistan 4.9 million 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 4.87 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 4.71 million 2005
75 Laos 4.7 million 2005
76 Greece 4.55 million 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 4.55 million 2005
77 Portugal 4.47 million 2005
78 Saudi Arabia 4.39 million 2005
79 Azerbaijan 4.07 million 2005
80 Serbia and Montenegro 3.85 million 2005
81 Honduras 3.85 million 2005
82 Argentina 3.84 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.8 million 2005
83 Togo 3.68 million 2005
84 Eritrea 3.55 million 2005
85 Tunisia 3.48 million 2005
86 Hungary 3.4 million 2005
87 Kyrgyzstan 3.3 million 2005
88 Bolivia 3.29 million 2005
89 Sierra Leone 3.28 million 2005
90 Netherlands 3.23 million 2005
91 Dominican Republic 2.95 million 2005
92 Austria 2.8 million 2005
93 El Salvador 2.77 million 2005
94 Cuba 2.76 million 2005
95 Belarus 2.72 million 2005
96 Czech Republic 2.71 million 2005
97 Turkmenistan 2.6 million 2005
98 Central African Republic 2.5 million 2005
99 Paraguay 2.45 million 2005
100 Australia 2.4 million 2005
101 Slovakia 2.36 million 2005
102 Bulgaria 2.32 million 2005
103 Moldova 2.24 million 2005
104 Georgia 2.14 million 2005
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.12 million 2005
106 Nicaragua 2.11 million 2005
107 Finland 2.04 million 2005
108 Chile 2.02 million 2005
109 Croatia 1.93 million 2005
110 Switzerland 1.84 million 2005
111 Mauritania 1.83 million 2005
112 Venezuela 1.75 million 2005
113 Albania 1.71 million 2005
114 Costa Rica 1.66 million 2005
115 Ireland 1.64 million 2005
116 Congo, Republic of the 1.59 million 2005
117 Lesotho 1.46 million 2005
118 Sweden 1.43 million 2005
119 Liberia 1.38 million 2005
120 Namibia 1.32 million 2005
121 Jamaica 1.24 million 2005
122 Trinidad and Tobago 1.15 million 2005
123 Lithuania 1.14 million 2005
124 Guinea-Bissau 1.12 million 2005
125 Mongolia 1.11 million 2005
126 Armenia 1.08 million 2005
127 United Arab Emirates 1.06 million 2005
128 Norway 1.04 million 2005
129 Slovenia 980,245 2005
130 Jordan 968,721 2005
131 Panama 943,598.6 2005
132 Libya 889,724.7 2005
133 Swaziland 858,429 2005
134 Denmark 779,900.8 2005
135 Botswana 751,858.5 2005
136 Latvia 740,761 2005
137 Oman 731,589.6 2005
138 East Timor 717,020.8 2005
139 Mauritius 716,113.8 2005
140 The Gambia 699,373.4 2005
141 Israel 581,582.4 2005
142 Bhutan 565,971.2 2005
143 New Zealand 565,648.2 2005
144 Guyana 539,374.5 2005
145 Lebanon 479,293.6 2005
146 Fiji 417,071.3 2005
147 Estonia 415,944.9 2005
148 Solomon Islands 396,525.9 2005
149 Comoros 378,308.4 2005
150 Equatorial Guinea 307,650.1 2005
151 Belgium 293,402.2 2005
152 Uruguay 277,055.8 2005
153 Cyprus 232,644.6 2005
154 Maldives 231,755.4 2005
155 Gabon 226,949.9 2005
156 Cape Verde 216,406.6 2005
157 Vanuatu 161,695.8 2005
158 Belize 150,860.6 2005
159 Samoa 143,547.6 2005
160 Barbados 127,500 2005
161 French Polynesia 123,939.3 2005
162 Saint Lucia 119,308.7 2005
163 Suriname 117,251.1 2005
164 Djibouti 110,237.8 2005
165 Brunei 99,062.03 2005
166 Puerto Rico 93,889.3 2005
167 Federated States of Micronesia 85,848.4 2005
168 New Caledonia 85,116.05 2005
169 Luxembourg 78,554.05 2005
170 Tonga 77,756.36 2005
171 Grenada 73,911 2005
172 Sao Tome and Principe 65,739.66 2005
173 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 64,406.59 2005
174 Netherlands Antilles 54,066.18 2005
175 Kiribati 52,074 2005
176 Antigua and Barbuda 50,416.68 2005
177 Kuwait 43,102.58 2005
178 Seychelles 39,796.88 2005
179 Qatar 37,390.73 2005
180 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32,544 2005
181 The Bahamas 31,014.05 2005
182 Bahrain 25,431.6 2005
183 Iceland 21,366 2005
184 Marshall Islands 21,067.61 2005
185 Dominica 19,512 2005
186 Malta 18,964.5 2005
187 Guam 10,178.1 2005
188 Greenland 9,735.88 2005
189 Virgin Islands 6,305.06 2005
190 Hong Kong 6,035.4 1994
191 Macau 87.71 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Rural population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://148.251.51.235/country-info/stats/People/Rural-population

People > Rural population: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about People > Rural population

  • India ranked first for rural population amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Macau has ranked last for rural population since 1964.
  • Indonesia ranked first for rural population amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Ethiopia ranked first for rural population amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for rural population amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for rural population amongst Europe in 2005.
  • China ranked first for rural population amongst Cold countries in 2005.
  • Germany ranked first for rural population amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Nigeria ranked first for rural population amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • Philippines ranked first for rural population amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Brazil ranked first for rural population amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.

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How can I get the data of one country of different years in one time? From this page I can only get the data of one year of different countries. Thanks a lot.

Posted on 18 Aug 2009

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