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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Uganda 3.09% 2009
3 Burkina Faso 2.85% 2009
4 Rwanda 2.47% 2009
5 Burundi 2.46% 2009
6 Liberia 2.45% 2009
7 Benin 2.42% 2009
8 Eritrea 2.37% 2009
9 Tanzania 2.32% 2009
10 Comoros 2.3% 2009
11 Equatorial Guinea 2.29% 2009
12 Kenya 2.26% 2009
13 Zambia 2.25% 2009
14 Ethiopia 2.22% 2009
15 Madagascar 2.17% 2009
16 Senegal 2.16% 2009
17 Malawi 2.15% 2009
18 Guinea-Bissau 2.1% 2009
19 Chad 2.02% 2009
20 Mauritania 1.98% 2009
21 Sierra Leone 1.91% 2009
22 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.76% 2009
23 Central African Republic 1.64% 2009
24 Guinea 1.63% 2009
25 Somalia 1.59% 2009
26 Mali 1.54% 2009
27 Togo 1.23% 2009
28 Swaziland 1.08% 2009
=29 Mozambique 1.02% 2009
=29 Cote d'Ivoire 1.02% 2009
31 Namibia 1% 2009
32 Nigeria 0.89% 2009
33 The Gambia 0.73% 2009
34 Sudan 0.64% 2009
35 Ghana 0.57% 2009
36 Angola 0.51% 2009
37 Mauritius 0.4% 2009
38 Cameroon 0.33% 2009
39 Seychelles 0.1% 2009
40 South Africa 0.06% 2009
41 Lesotho -0.12% 2009
42 Zimbabwe -0.29% 2009
43 Botswana -0.42% 2009
44 Cape Verde -0.47% 2009
45 Sao Tome and Principe -0.5% 2009
=46 Djibouti -1.45% 2009
=46 Gabon -1.45% 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/People/Density-and-urbanisation/Rural-population-growth/Annual-%

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