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People > Rural population growth > Annual %: 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 United Arab Emirates 5.42% 2005
2 East Timor 4.82% 2005
3 Afghanistan 4% 2005
4 Eritrea 3.54% 2005
5 Uganda 3.4% 2005
6 Burundi 3.27% 2005
7 Niger 3.19% 2005
8 Iraq 3.18% 2005
9 Guinea-Bissau 3.01% 2005
10 Belize 2.97% 2005
11 Bhutan 2.95% 2005
12 Mauritania 2.79% 2005
13 Marshall Islands 2.75% 2005
14 Burkina Faso 2.68% 2005
15 Somalia 2.67% 2005
16 Chad 2.63% 2005
17 Yemen 2.6% 2005
18 Benin 2.58% 2005
19 Madagascar 2.47% 2005
20 Qatar 2.37% 2005
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.32% 2005
22 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.31% 2005
23 Syria 2.25% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 2.25% 2005
24 Sierra Leone 2.24% 2005
25 Equatorial Guinea 2.23% 2005
=26 Solomon Islands 2.22% 2005
=26 Mali 2.22% 2005
28 Kenya 2.08% 2005
29 Senegal 2.02% 2005
30 Congo, Republic of the 1.99% 2005
31 Cyprus 1.95% 2005
32 Papua New Guinea 1.93% 2005
33 Luxembourg 1.92% 2005
=34 Maldives 1.87% 2005
=34 Kuwait 1.87% 2005
36 Pakistan 1.86% 2005
=37 Laos 1.83% 2005
=37 French Polynesia 1.83% 2005
failed states average (profile) 1.8% 2005
39 Egypt 1.79% 2005
40 Malawi 1.66% 2005
41 Guatemala 1.65% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.59% 2005
42 Zambia 1.58% 2005
43 Ethiopia 1.57% 2005
44 Guinea 1.56% 2005
45 Saint Lucia 1.55% 2005
=46 Tajikistan 1.51% 2005
=46 Mongolia 1.51% 2005
48 Ireland 1.5% 2005
49 Angola 1.47% 2005
50 Vanuatu 1.46% 2005
51 Nepal 1.45% 2005
52 Togo 1.42% 2005
53 Honduras 1.41% 2005
54 Oman 1.37% 2005
=55 Tanzania 1.35% 2005
=55 Bangladesh 1.35% 2005
=55 Uzbekistan 1.35% 2005
58 Saudi Arabia 1.33% 2005
59 Spain 1.3% 2005
60 Israel 1.27% 2005
61 Cambodia 1.26% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1.21% 2005
62 Central African Republic 1.16% 2005
63 Comoros 1.1% 2005
=64 India 1.09% 2005
=64 Antigua and Barbuda 1.09% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.07% 2005
66 El Salvador 1.04% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.01% 2005
67 Turkmenistan 0.99% 2005
68 Sri Lanka 0.98% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.933% 2005
69 New Caledonia 0.92% 2005
70 Mauritius 0.9% 2005
71 Kyrgyzstan 0.87% 2005
72 Cote d'Ivoire 0.84% 2005
73 Grenada 0.82% 2005
74 Swaziland 0.78% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.742% 2005
=75 Azerbaijan 0.73% 2005
=75 Peru 0.73% 2005
=75 Mozambique 0.73% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.729% 2005
78 Federated States of Micronesia 0.72% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 0.712% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 0.696% 2005
79 Czech Republic 0.64% 2005
=80 Ghana 0.6% 2005
=80 Austria 0.6% 2005
82 Vietnam 0.59% 2005
=83 The Gambia 0.57% 2005
=83 Bolivia 0.57% 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 0.566% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 0.552% 2005
85 Samoa 0.54% 2005
86 Nigeria 0.52% 2005
87 Cape Verde 0.51% 2005
=88 Thailand 0.49% 2005
=88 Italy 0.49% 2005
=90 Colombia 0.42% 2005
=90 Kazakhstan 0.42% 2005
=92 Sudan 0.4% 2005
=92 Brunei 0.4% 2005
94 Haiti 0.39% 2005
95 Rwanda 0.38% 2005
96 Paraguay 0.36% 2005
97 Finland 0.34% 2005
98 Costa Rica 0.33% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 0.323% 2005
99 Cuba 0.3% 2005
=100 Greece 0.28% 2005
=100 Burma 0.28% 2005
=102 Canada 0.26% 2005
=102 Namibia 0.26% 2005
=104 Netherlands Antilles 0.24% 2005
=104 Armenia 0.24% 2005
=104 Guyana 0.24% 2005
107 Seychelles 0.21% 2005
=108 New Zealand 0.2% 2005
=108 Iceland 0.2% 2005
110 Romania 0.16% 2005
111 Jordan 0.15% 2005
=112 Slovakia 0.13% 2005
=112 Lebanon 0.13% 2005
=112 Sao Tome and Principe 0.13% 2005
115 Tonga 0.11% 2005
=116 Ecuador 0.1% 2005
=116 Sweden 0.1% 2005
118 Slovenia 0.09% 2005
119 United Kingdom 0.07% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.0393% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 0.00538% 2005
=120 Estonia -0.02% 2005
=120 Trinidad and Tobago -0.02% 2005
122 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.03% 2005
123 South Africa -0.04% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) -0.0516% 2005
124 Mexico -0.06% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) -0.0667% 2005
Christian countries average (profile) -0.0763% 2005
125 Jamaica -0.08% 2005
126 Zimbabwe -0.09% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -0.0957% 2005
127 Tunisia -0.12% 2005
128 Germany -0.14% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) -0.155% 2005
129 Belgium -0.16% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) -0.182% 2005
=130 France -0.19% 2005
=130 Fiji -0.19% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) -0.204% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) -0.204% 2005
132 Russia -0.22% 2005
European Union average (profile) -0.236% 2005
133 Iran -0.24% 2005
=134 Cameroon -0.25% 2005
=134 Poland -0.25% 2005
=136 Libya -0.26% 2005
=136 North Korea -0.26% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) -0.3% 2005
138 Turkey -0.3% 2005
Europe average (profile) -0.335% 2005
139 Japan -0.34% 2005
140 Latvia -0.35% 2005
141 Nicaragua -0.36% 2005
142 Algeria -0.37% 2005
143 Lithuania -0.38% 2005
=144 Lesotho -0.4% 2005
=144 Croatia -0.4% 2005
146 Denmark -0.42% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) -0.447% 2005
147 Kiribati -0.45% 2005
148 Norway -0.46% 2005
149 Philippines -0.48% 2005
150 Liberia -0.49% 2005
=151 Serbia and Montenegro -0.51% 2005
=151 Australia -0.51% 2005
=151 Moldova -0.51% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) -0.571% 2005
=154 Dominica -0.58% 2005
=154 Morocco -0.58% 2005
156 Albania -0.73% 2005
157 Suriname -0.75% 2005
158 Georgia -0.76% 2005
159 South Korea -0.8% 2005
160 United States -0.82% 2005
161 Argentina -0.83% 2005
162 China -0.89% 2005
=163 Barbados -0.93% 2005
=163 Guam -0.93% 2005
165 Indonesia -0.97% 2005
166 Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.98% 2005
167 Switzerland -1.04% 2005
=168 Portugal -1.05% 2005
=168 Uruguay -1.05% 2005
170 Dominican Republic -1.18% 2005
171 Hungary -1.2% 2005
172 Ukraine -1.21% 2005
173 Bulgaria -1.26% 2005
174 Greenland -1.47% 2005
175 Malaysia -1.51% 2005
176 Panama -1.61% 2005
177 Chile -1.65% 2005
178 The Bahamas -1.94% 2005
179 Belarus -2.07% 2005
180 Djibouti -2.17% 2005
181 Botswana -2.19% 2005
182 Brazil -2.38% 2005
183 Gabon -2.61% 2005
184 Netherlands -3.14% 2005
185 Venezuela -5.03% 2005
186 Virgin Islands -5.43% 2005
187 Malta -7.23% 2005
188 Bahrain -8.81% 2005
189 Puerto Rico -21.88% 2005
190 Hong Kong -67.06% 1994
191 Macau -67.99% 1999

Citation

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