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.
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Country Rural population (% of total population) Rank Year

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Data published by
World Bank – World Development Indicators

Data publisher's source
World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.


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Variable time span
1960 : 2020