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People > Rural population per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rural population is calculated as the difference between the total population and the urban population. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Afghanistan 926.13 2005
2 Nepal 903.27 2005
3 Trinidad and Tobago 883.62 2005
4 Niger 880.79 2005
5 Uganda 876.78 2005
6 Burundi 874.19 2005
7 Bhutan 870.17 2005
8 Sri Lanka 848.2 2005
9 Cambodia 845.96 2005
10 Solomon Islands 844.92 2005
11 Papua New Guinea 836.33 2005
12 Malawi 825.39 2005
13 Laos 812.31 2005
14 Federated States of Micronesia 808.38 2005
15 Burkina Faso 805.19 2005
16 Samoa 797.81 2005
17 Mali 786.79 2005
18 Ethiopia 785.84 2005
19 Guinea-Bissau 785.63 2005
20 Maldives 778.81 2005
21 Swaziland 777.11 2005
South Asia average (profile) 774.55 2005
22 Rwanda 773.47 2005
23 Vanuatu 772.28 2005
24 Tonga 770.17 2005
25 Kenya 759.1 2005
26 Lesotho 757.67 2005
27 Yemen 757.14 2005
28 Tanzania 748.32 2005
29 Madagascar 744.63 2005
30 Vietnam 742.48 2005
31 Bangladesh 742.13 2005
32 Eritrea 730.83 2005
33 East Timor 729.33 2005
34 Chad 727.2 2005
35 Democratic Republic of the Congo 723.25 2005
36 Saint Lucia 721.3 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 720.79 2005
37 Tajikistan 719.95 2005
38 Grenada 717.92 2005
39 Guyana 708.93 2005
40 Burma 698.68 2005
41 India 692.4 2005
42 Sudan 679.1 2005
43 Togo 664.39 2005
44 Thailand 663.3 2005
45 Saint Kitts and Nevis 662.28 2005
46 Zambia 661.25 2005
47 Guinea 657.81 2005
48 Zimbabwe 656.08 2005
failed states average (profile) 652.66 2005
49 Namibia 650.35 2005
50 Pakistan 641.94 2005
51 Sierra Leone 639.98 2005
52 Kyrgyzstan 639.62 2005
53 Uzbekistan 633.01 2005
54 Central African Republic 632.03 2005
55 Comoros 629.74 2005
56 Somalia 629.7 2005
57 Moldova 623.52 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 621.39 2005
58 Benin 617.78 2005
59 Mozambique 617.03 2005
60 Antigua and Barbuda 610.63 2005
61 Senegal 604.07 2005
62 China 596.36 2005
63 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 592.25 2005
64 Egypt 589.97 2005
65 Mauritania 581.33 2005
66 Mauritius 576 2005
67 Kiribati 575.61 2005
68 Cote d'Ivoire 574.03 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 573.04 2005
69 Haiti 563.55 2005
70 Honduras 558.72 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 556 2005
71 Belize 554.8 2005
72 Turkmenistan 547.68 2005
73 Bosnia and Herzegovina 546.81 2005
74 Ghana 539.79 2005
75 Albania 534.65 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 530.2 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 524.81 2005
76 Guatemala 524.67 2005
77 Syria 517.82 2005
78 Indonesia 509.93 2005
79 Equatorial Guinea 509.65 2005
80 Fiji 507.09 2005
81 Georgia 490.38 2005
82 Slovenia 490.01 2005
83 Nigeria 488.1 2005
84 The Gambia 486.84 2005
85 French Polynesia 486.26 2005
86 Azerbaijan 484.78 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 482.33 2005
87 Seychelles 480.06 2005
88 Jamaica 469.73 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 468 2005
89 Barbados 466.06 2005
90 Romania 463 2005
91 El Salvador 455.52 2005
92 Cape Verde 452.12 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 450.87 2005
93 Angola 449.98 2005
94 Slovakia 438 2005
95 Mongolia 437.71 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 436.35 2005
96 Croatia 435.13 2005
97 Kazakhstan 426.97 2005
98 Sao Tome and Principe 425.18 2005
99 Portugal 424 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 420.84 2005
100 Liberia 420.73 2005
101 Paraguay 414.61 2005
102 Morocco 413.58 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 412.9 2005
103 Greece 410 2005
104 Cameroon 408.55 2005
105 Marshall Islands 404.69 2005
106 South Africa 404.32 2005
107 Botswana 400.82 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 398.44 2005
108 Ireland 394.92 2005
109 Finland 389 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 388.35 2005
110 Nicaragua 387.01 2005
111 Costa Rica 383.63 2005
112 Poland 379 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 372.52 2005
113 New Caledonia 363.13 2005
114 North Korea 362.62 2005
115 Philippines 360.98 2005
116 Armenia 359.17 2005
117 Ecuador 357.18 2005
118 Algeria 355.04 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 353.05 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 352.34 2005
119 Bolivia 351.39 2005
120 Iraq 348.29 2005
121 Turkey 347.86 2005
122 Tunisia 347 2005
123 Japan 342 2005
124 Austria 340.23 2005
125 Hungary 337 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 334.63 2005
126 Lithuania 334 2005
127 Italy 324 2005
128 Iran 322.03 2005
129 Latvia 322 2005
130 Ukraine 321.8 2005
131 Malaysia 320.72 2005
132 Dominican Republic 316.06 2005
Europe average (profile) 315.56 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 315.21 2005
133 Estonia 309 2005
134 Bulgaria 300 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 294.7 2005
European Union average (profile) 290.42 2005
135 Oman 290.05 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 289.66 2005
136 Colombia 288.27 2005
137 Belarus 281.24 2005
138 Panama 280.34 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 278.27 2005
139 Dominica 276.6 2005
140 Peru 276.42 2005
141 Russia 269.93 2005
142 Brunei 269.33 2005
143 Czech Republic 264.96 2005
144 United Arab Emirates 254.58 2005
145 Germany 248 2005
146 Switzerland 248 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 245.24 2005
147 Cuba 244.51 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 244.08 2005
148 Suriname 234.73 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 233.29 2005
149 Spain 233 2005
150 Norway 226 2005
151 Cyprus 225.3 2005
152 France 224.51 2005
153 Mexico 223.44 2005
154 Canada 198.92 2005
155 Netherlands 198 2005
156 South Korea 192.62 2005
157 United States 192.58 2005
158 Jordan 179.03 2005
159 Saudi Arabia 177.91 2005
160 Greenland 171 2005
161 Luxembourg 168.88 2005
162 Gabon 164.52 2005
163 Libya 159.04 2005
164 Brazil 158.22 2005
165 Sweden 157.9 2005
166 Denmark 143.91 2005
167 Djibouti 141.95 2005
168 New Zealand 136.83 2005
169 Chile 123.68 2005
170 Lebanon 120.22 2005
171 Australia 117.62 2005
172 United Kingdom 103 2005
173 Argentina 99.25 2005
174 The Bahamas 94.24 2005
175 Israel 83.92 2005
176 Uruguay 83.32 2005
177 Iceland 72 2005
178 Venezuela 65.63 2005
179 Guam 64.26 2005
180 Malta 46.96 2005
181 Qatar 45.53 2005
182 Bahrain 28.91 2005
183 Belgium 28 2005
184 Puerto Rico 24.57 2005
185 Kuwait 18.77 2005
186 Hong Kong 1 1994
187 Macau 0.206 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Rural population per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Rural-population-per-1000

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