Bangladesh Rural Population 1960-2024

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. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2022 was 103,206,552, a 0.19% decline from 2021.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2021 was 103,398,765, a 0.1% decline from 2020.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2020 was 103,504,655, a 0.1% decline from 2019.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2019 was 103,604,879, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Bangladesh Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 103,206,552 60.29 -0.19%
2021 103,398,765 61.05 -0.10%
2020 103,504,655 61.82 -0.10%
2019 103,604,879 62.60 -0.11%
2018 103,723,251 63.37 -0.05%
2017 103,777,884 64.14 0.05%
2016 103,727,348 64.92 0.04%
2015 103,681,684 65.69 0.02%
2014 103,659,677 66.47 0.09%
2013 103,566,785 67.24 0.13%
2012 103,432,288 68.01 0.12%
2011 103,307,619 68.78 0.12%
2010 103,188,230 69.54 0.06%
2009 103,121,684 70.29 -0.17%
2008 103,295,671 71.03 -0.14%
2007 103,436,270 71.76 0.05%
2006 103,381,656 72.48 0.24%
2005 103,135,334 73.19 0.57%
2004 102,546,176 73.89 0.74%
2003 101,791,806 74.57 0.85%
2002 100,932,171 75.24 0.98%
2001 99,943,164 75.90 1.23%
2000 98,716,621 76.41 1.40%
1999 97,345,170 76.80 1.42%
1998 95,976,181 77.18 1.39%
1997 94,656,064 77.56 1.31%
1996 93,427,236 77.94 1.28%
1995 92,240,429 78.31 1.40%
1994 90,956,547 78.67 1.46%
1993 89,639,380 79.03 1.46%
1992 88,338,922 79.39 1.40%
1991 87,113,513 79.74 1.38%
1990 85,920,630 80.19 1.53%
1989 84,617,727 80.67 1.54%
1988 83,322,746 81.14 1.59%
1987 82,005,073 81.61 1.68%
1986 80,640,812 82.06 1.84%
1985 79,170,095 82.50 2.03%
1984 77,577,298 82.94 2.18%
1983 75,903,705 83.37 2.27%
1982 74,198,745 83.79 2.26%
1981 72,541,510 84.20 1.49%
1980 71,465,356 85.15 1.10%
1979 70,685,915 86.30 1.11%
1978 69,903,397 87.37 1.23%
1977 69,050,363 88.37 1.23%
1976 68,206,648 89.30 1.26%
1975 67,352,819 90.16 1.49%
1974 66,357,702 90.97 1.98%
1973 65,059,802 91.45 2.20%
1972 63,645,712 91.78 1.06%
1971 62,973,800 92.10 0.89%
1970 62,413,407 92.41 2.19%
1969 61,061,258 92.70 2.57%
1968 59,510,197 92.99 2.70%
1967 57,922,993 93.27 2.72%
1966 56,367,905 93.53 2.70%
1965 54,866,714 93.79 2.73%
1964 53,388,436 94.04 2.75%
1963 51,938,875 94.27 2.77%
1962 50,522,339 94.50 2.77%
1961 49,144,396 94.72 2.76%
1960 47,808,572 94.87 %