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People > Urban and rural > Rural population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total population living in rural areas by country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 811.84 million 2008
2 China 649.39 million 2012
3 Indonesia 119.32 million 2010
4 Bangladesh 111.61 million 2011
5 Pakistan 97.05 million 2007
6 Ethiopia 66 million 2008
7 Vietnam 60.42 million 2012
8 United States 59.49 million 2010
9 Nigeria 56.7 million 1991
10 Egypt 47.17 million 2012
11 Thailand 44.48 million 2012
12 Burma 42.22 million 2012
13 Russia 37.38 million 2011
14 Philippines 35.23 million 1990
15 Tanzania 34.22 million 2013
16 Brazil 29.83 million 2010
17 Italy 26.45 million 1961
18 Uganda 26.14 million 2009
19 Kenya 26.12 million 2009
20 Mexico 26.05 million 2010
21 Iran 23.64 million 2012
22 Nepal 21.97 million 2011
23 Turkey 21.2 million 2011
24 Afghanistan 19.43 million 2012
25 South Africa 19.21 million 2011
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 18.74 million 1985
27 Yemen 17.45 million 2012
28 Uzbekistan 15.71 million 2001
29 Poland 15.12 million 2011
30 Sri Lanka 14.46 million 2001
31 France 14.4 million 1999
32 Ukraine 14.25 million 2012
33 Mozambique 14.1 million 2007
34 Spain 13.9 million 2001
35 Morocco 13.44 million 2013
36 Madagascar 12.97 million 2004
37 United Kingdom 12.86 million 2001
38 Niger 12.75 million 2012
39 Algeria 12.13 million 1998
40 Ghana 12.11 million 2010
41 Japan 11.9 million 2010
42 Malawi 11.76 million 2008
43 Cambodia 11.68 million 2013
44 Mali 11.25 million 2009
45 Colombia 11.25 million 2013
46 Burkina Faso 11.21 million 2008
47 Iraq 9.93 million 2007
48 Syria 9.83 million 2011
49 Romania 9.63 million 2011
50 South Korea 9.45 million 2012
51 Cameroon 9.31 million 2010
52 Rwanda 9.15 million 2011
53 Zimbabwe 8.65 million 2008
54 Malaysia 8.21 million 2010
55 North Korea 8.02 million 1993
56 Zambia 7.98 million 2010
57 Peru 7.42 million 2013
58 Kazakhstan 7.35 million 2009
59 Guinea 7.33 million 2008
60 Burundi 7.24 million 2008
61 Senegal 6.75 million 2011
62 Canada 6.33 million 2011
63 Tajikistan 5.67 million 2011
64 Netherlands 5.53 million 2011
65 Haiti 5.26 million 2012
66 Benin 4.99 million 2011
67 Ecuador 4.79 million 2010
68 Papua New Guinea 4.5 million 2000
69 Somalia 4.49 million 2002
70 Azerbaijan 4.25 million 2010
71 Portugal 4.12 million 2011
72 Laos 4.09 million 2005
73 Guatemala 4.07 million 1981
74 Australia 3.93 million 2011
75 Togo 3.86 million 2010
76 Honduras 3.78 million 2007
77 Sierra Leone 3.55 million 2012
78 Bolivia 3.53 million 2011
79 Kyrgyzstan 3.5 million 2012
80 Venezuela 3.49 million 2011
81 Tunisia 3.48 million 2004
82 Argentina 3.48 million 2013
83 Chad 3.32 million 1972
84 Dominican Republic 3.25 million 2013
85 Hungary 3.03 million 2011
86 Serbia 2.97 million 2011
87 Czech Republic 2.82 million 2012
88 Cuba 2.78 million 2011
89 Greece 2.73 million 2001
90 Austria 2.66 million 2001
91 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.65 million 1991
92 Paraguay 2.63 million 2008
93 Eritrea 2.58 million 1990
94 Nicaragua 2.48 million 2009
95 Slovakia 2.46 million 2011
96 Belarus 2.32 million 2011
97 Chile 2.27 million 2013
98 El Salvador 2.13 million 2013
99 Georgia 2.1 million 2011
100 Moldova 2.08 million 2010
101 Switzerland 2.08 million 2011
102 Bulgaria 2.01 million 2011
103 Croatia 1.97 million 2001
104 Central African Republic 1.96 million 2003
105 Turkmenistan 1.93 million 1989
106 Liberia 1.84 million 2008
107 Ireland 1.72 million 2011
108 Finland 1.69 million 2011
109 Mauritania 1.55 million 2000
110 Lesotho 1.44 million 2006
111 Sweden 1.42 million 1990
112 Albania 1.29 million 2012
113 Jamaica 1.24 million 2011
114 Panama 1.24 million 2010
115 Namibia 1.23 million 2001
116 Costa Rica 1.17 million 2011
117 Jordan 1.11 million 2012
118 Armenia 1.11 million 2011
119 Slovenia 1.03 million 2011
120 Mongolia 1.02 million 2010
121 Norway 1.02 million 2001
122 Lithuania 1.01 million 2011
123 Libya 895,928 1984
124 Lebanon 848,295 1970
125 Swaziland 842,036 2013
126 Denmark 826,897 1981
127 Republic of Macedonia 807,427 1997
128 Botswana 772,797 2006
129 Mauritius 751,209 2011
130 East Timor 750,323 2010
131 Palestine 741,515 2013
132 United Arab Emirates 721,588 2005
133 Trinidad and Tobago 683,191 1960
134 Oman 682,159 2010
135 Latvia 666,120 2011
136 Israel 656,114 2011
137 New Zealand 609,500 2012
138 Guyana 558,654 1976
139 Gambia 491,469 1980
140 Bhutan 460,165 2013
141 Comoros 414,795 2003
142 Solomon Islands 413,840 2009
143 Fiji 411,000 2010
144 Estonia 409,501 2011
145 Hong Kong 371,950 1986
146 Gabon 340,549 2002
147 Cyprus 274,216 2011
148 Puerto Rico 232,533 2010
149 Equatorial Guinea 224,270 1991
150 Barbados 220,875 1960
151 Montenegro 220,765 2011
152 Cape Verde 199,092 2011
153 Maldives 195,275 2006
154 Uruguay 194,115 2012
155 Guadeloupe 192,511 1961
156 Vanuatu 176,828 2009
157 Belize 171,827 2010
158 Suriname 163,897 2004
159 Belgium 155,404 2009
160 Samoa 146,296 2011
161 Saint Lucia 113,848 2001
162 Luxembourg 107,376 1970
163 Brunei 94,145 2001
164 New Caledonia 91,625 2008
165 Tonga 78,333 2006
166 Grenada 75,579 1960
167 Bahrain 75,166 2001
168 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 62,733 2004
169 Sao Tome and Principe 62,586 2001
170 Virgin Islands 58,839 1980
171 Kiribati 52,222 2005
172 The Bahamas 45,785 2000
173 Western Sahara 45,352 1970
174 Antigua and Barbuda 42,980 1970
175 Martinique 42,539 2006
176 Saint Kitts and Nevis 41,114 1960
177 Seychelles 38,886 1977
178 French Guiana 38,500 2006
179 Guernsey 37,726 1981
180 Liechtenstein 36,149 2010
181 Jersey 31,946 1951
182 American Samoa 31,174 1990
183 Faeroe Islands 30,994 2008
184 Andorra 18,657 1988
185 Isle of Man 17,518 1986
186 Northern Mariana Islands 10,317 1995
187 Guam 9,440 2010
188 Greenland 8,616 2012
189 Cook Islands 7,878 1996
190 Macau 7,223 1970
191 Tuvalu 5,069 2002
192 Iceland 4,601 2011
193 Palau 4,508 2005
194 San Marino 4,203 2000
195 Niue 3,945 1971
196 Turks and Caicos Islands 3,436 1975
197 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 703 1962
198 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 493 1991
199 Malta 418 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Urban and rural > Rural population", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Urban-and-rural/Rural-population

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