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Sparsely populated countries Compared by People > Density and urbanisation > Rural population growth > Annual %

DEFINITION: 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 Niger 3.81% 2009
2 Saudi Arabia 2.91% 2009
3 Papua New Guinea 2.36% 2009
4 Belize 2.31% 2009
5 Zambia 2.25% 2009
6 Solomon Islands 2.03% 2009
7 Chad 2.02% 2009
8 Oman 1.99% 2009
9 Mauritania 1.98% 2009
10 Central African Republic 1.64% 2009
11 Iceland 1.6% 2009
12 Somalia 1.59% 2009
13 Mali 1.54% 2009
14 Libya 1.17% 2009
15 Namibia 1% 2009
16 Norway 0.98% 2009
17 Canada 0.77% 2009
18 Mongolia 0.75% 2009
19 Sudan 0.64% 2009
20 Angola 0.51% 2009
21 Turkmenistan 0.45% 2009
=22 Australia 0.43% 2009
=22 New Caledonia 0.43% 2009
24 Bolivia 0.38% 2009
25 Kazakhstan 0.32% 2009
26 Paraguay 0.24% 2009
27 New Zealand 0.2% 2009
28 Russia -0.03% 2009
29 Guyana -0.21% 2009
30 Bhutan -0.26% 2009
31 Algeria -0.35% 2009
32 Finland -0.36% 2009
33 Botswana -0.42% 2009
34 Suriname -0.47% 2009
35 Uruguay -0.98% 2009
36 Gabon -1.45% 2009
37 Argentina -1.55% 2009
38 Greenland -1.87% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Density and urbanisation > Rural population growth > Annual %. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanisation Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/People/Density-and-urbanisation/Rural-population-growth/Annual-%

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