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People > Rural population > % of total population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rural population (% of total population). Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burundi 88.79% 2012
2 Papua New Guinea 87.43% 2012
3 Trinidad and Tobago 86.02% 2012
4 Liechtenstein 85.62% 2012
5 Sri Lanka 84.79% 2012
6 Malawi 84.15% 2012
7 Uganda 84% 2012
8 Saint Lucia 83.03% 2012
9 Ethiopia 82.72% 2012
10 Nepal 82.66% 2012
11 Niger 81.88% 2012
12 South Sudan 81.75% 2012
13 Rwanda 80.57% 2012
14 Samoa 80.31% 2012
15 Cambodia 79.81% 2012
16 Solomon Islands 79.08% 2012
17 Swaziland 78.75% 2012
18 Eritrea 78.17% 2012
19 Chad 78.08% 2012
20 Federated States of Micronesia 77.29% 2012
21 Tonga 76.44% 2012
22 Afghanistan 76.14% 2012
23 Kenya 75.6% 2012
24 Vanuatu 74.78% 2012
25 Tajikistan 73.39% 2012
26 Tanzania 72.79% 2012
27 Burkina Faso 72.65% 2012
28 Comoros 71.83% 2012
29 Lesotho 71.7% 2012
30 Guyana 71.51% 2012
31 East Timor 71.27% 2012
32 Bangladesh 71.11% 2012
33 Antigua and Barbuda 70.13% 2012
34 Channel Islands 68.64% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 68.54% 2012
35 Mozambique 68.53% 2012
36 India 68.34% 2012
37 Vietnam 68.32% 2012
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 67.89% 2012
39 Yemen 67.09% 2012
40 Madagascar 66.79% 2012
41 Burma 66.78% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 66.69% 2012
42 Sudan 66.61% 2012
43 Thailand 65.51% 2012
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 65.17% 2012
45 Laos 64.68% 2012
46 Kyrgyzstan 64.52% 2012
47 Mali 64.43% 2012
48 Guinea 64.06% 2012
49 Uzbekistan 63.71% 2012
50 Bhutan 63.66% 2012
51 Pakistan 63.45% 2012
52 Somalia 61.77% 2012
53 Togo 61.49% 2012
failed states average (profile) 61.11% 2012
54 Namibia 61.04% 2012
55 Zimbabwe 60.89% 2012
56 Central African Republic 60.65% 2012
57 Grenada 60.51% 2012
58 Zambia 60.39% 2012
59 Sierra Leone 60.36% 2012
60 Equatorial Guinea 60.31% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 60.05% 2012
61 Faeroe Islands 58.65% 2012
62 Mauritania 58.21% 2012
63 Mauritius 58.18% 2012
64 Maldives 57.77% 2012
65 Senegal 57.13% 2012
66 Egypt 56.3% 2012
67 Kiribati 55.93% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 55.64% 2012
68 Guinea-Bissau 55.43% 2012
69 Belize 55.41% 2012
70 Barbados 55.09% 2012
71 Benin 54.44% 2012
72 Aruba 53.03% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 52.8% 2012
73 Moldova 51.62% 2012
74 Liberia 51.44% 2012
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51.19% 2012
76 Turkmenistan 50.93% 2012
77 Philippines 50.88% 2012
78 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 50.3% 2012
79 Slovenia 50.1% 2012
80 Nigeria 49.77% 2012
81 Guatemala 49.76% 2012
82 Isle of Man 49.49% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.46% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 49.17% 2012
83 Tuvalu 49.02% 2012
84 Indonesia 48.55% 2012
85 French Polynesia 48.55% 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 48.43% 2012
86 China 48.22% 2012
87 Cote d'Ivoire 48% 2012
88 Jamaica 47.84% 2012
89 Ghana 47.48% 2012
90 Fiji 47.37% 2012
91 Cameroon 47.34% 2012
92 Honduras 47.27% 2012
93 Romania 47.15% 2012
94 Georgia 47.02% 2012
95 Kazakhstan 46.46% 2012
96 Azerbaijan 46.11% 2012
97 Seychelles 45.99% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 45.78% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 45.57% 2012
98 Albania 45.55% 2012
99 Haiti 45.36% 2012
100 Slovakia 45.27% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 43.77% 2012
101 Syria 43.54% 2012
102 Serbia 43.27% 2012
103 Morocco 42.59% 2012
104 The Gambia 42.24% 2012
105 Nicaragua 42.14% 2012
106 Croatia 41.89% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 41.5% 2012
107 Republic of Macedonia 40.56% 2012
108 Angola 40.09% 2012
109 North Korea 39.53% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 39.26% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 39.22% 2012
110 Poland 39.16% 2012
111 Portugal 38.42% 2012
112 New Caledonia 38.39% 2012
113 Greece 38.29% 2012
114 Botswana 37.75% 2012
115 South Africa 37.57% 2012
116 Paraguay 37.56% 2012
117 Ireland 37.49% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 37.03% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 36.93% 2012
118 Sao Tome and Principe 36.69% 2012
119 Cape Verde 36.68% 2012
120 Montenegro 36.52% 2012
121 Republic of the Congo 35.92% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 35.85% 2012
122 Armenia 35.84% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 35.6% 2012
123 Costa Rica 34.9% 2012
124 El Salvador 34.75% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 34.03% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 33.6% 2012
125 Iraq 33.53% 2012
126 Tunisia 33.47% 2012
127 Bolivia 32.78% 2012
128 Lithuania 32.77% 2012
129 Dominica 32.7% 2012
130 Latvia 32.29% 2012
131 Austria 32.12% 2012
132 Ecuador 32.02% 2012
133 Italy 31.42% 2012
134 Ukraine 30.92% 2012
135 Iran 30.77% 2012
136 Mongolia 30.65% 2012
137 Estonia 30.43% 2012
138 Hungary 30.09% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 30.07% 2012
Europe average (profile) 29.96% 2012
139 Suriname 29.88% 2012
140 Dominican Republic 29.79% 2012
141 Cyprus 29.29% 2012
Western Europe average (profile) 29% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 28.07% 2012
142 Marshall Islands 27.85% 2012
143 Turkey 27.67% 2012
European Union average (profile) 27.63% 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 26.79% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 26.76% 2012
144 Malaysia 26.64% 2012
145 Czech Republic 26.58% 2012
146 Bulgaria 26.36% 2012
147 Oman 26.31% 2012
148 Algeria 26.29% 2012
149 Switzerland 26.22% 2012
150 Russia 26% 2012
151 European Union 25.93% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 25.93% 2012
152 Germany 25.93% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 25.54% 2012
153 Cuba 24.83% 2012
154 Belarus 24.57% 2012
155 Colombia 24.43% 2012
156 Panama 24.22% 2012
157 Brunei 23.68% 2012
158 Djibouti 22.84% 2012
159 Spain 22.43% 2012
160 Peru 22.42% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 22.23% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 22.13% 2012
161 Libya 22.09% 2012
162 Mexico 21.61% 2012
163 Norway 20.35% 2012
164 United Kingdom 20.24% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 19.46% 2012
165 Canada 19.23% 2012
166 Saudi Arabia 17.5% 2012
167 United States 17.38% 2012
168 Jordan 17.05% 2012
169 South Korea 16.53% 2012
170 Netherlands 16.48% 2012
171 Finland 16.18% 2012
172 The Bahamas 15.55% 2012
173 United Arab Emirates 15.38% 2012
174 Palau 15.14% 2012
175 Brazil 15.13% 2012
176 Greenland 15.07% 2012
177 Sweden 14.64% 2012
178 Luxembourg 14.36% 2012
179 France 13.74% 2012
180 New Zealand 13.71% 2012
181 Gabon 13.54% 2012
182 Andorra 13.25% 2012
183 Denmark 12.93% 2012
184 Lebanon 12.64% 2012
185 Bahrain 11.24% 2012
186 Australia 10.66% 2012
187 Chile 10.65% 2012
188 Northern Mariana Islands 8.43% 2012
189 Japan 8.27% 2012
190 Israel 8.06% 2012
191 Uruguay 7.36% 2012
192 Argentina 7.36% 2012
193 Guam 6.76% 2012
194 American Samoa 6.57% 2012
195 Venezuela 6.3% 2012
196 Iceland 6.17% 2012
197 Turks and Caicos Islands 5.93% 2012
198 San Marino 5.86% 2012
199 Malta 5.02% 2012
200 Belgium 2.49% 2012
201 Kuwait 1.73% 2012
202 Qatar 1.11% 2012
203 Puerto Rico 1.04% 2012
=204 Monaco 0.0 2012
=204 Hong Kong 0.0 2012
=204 Macau 0.0 2012
=204 Bermuda 0.0 2012
=204 Cayman Islands 0.0 2012
=204 Singapore 0.0 2012

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"Countries Compared by People > Rural population > % of total population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Rural-population/%-of-total-population

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