Bangladesh Rural Population 1960-2021

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 2020 was 101,815,917, a 0.24% decline from 2019.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2019 was 102,058,752, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2018 was 102,261,195, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2017 was 102,425,423, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 898,024,053
Pakistan 138,797,696
Indonesia 118,597,107
Bangladesh 101,815,917
Nigeria 99,033,580
Vietnam 60,992,356
Egypt 58,552,675
Philippines 57,630,884
Kenya 38,718,025
Myanmar 37,466,040
Sudan 28,391,086
Sri Lanka 17,817,298
Uzbekistan 16,973,620
Morocco 13,460,542
Ukraine 13,413,416
Ghana 13,252,922
Cambodia 12,667,630
Cameroon 11,266,065
Angola 10,903,384
Zambia 10,179,380
Papua New Guinea 7,753,046
Lao PDR 4,635,257
Kyrgyz Republic 4,162,200
Honduras 4,124,378
Tunisia 3,596,642
Bolivia 3,487,551
Nicaragua 2,715,272
Mauritania 2,077,143
Congo, Rep. 1,775,225
El Salvador 1,722,476
Lesotho 1,520,399
Georgia 1,505,916
Moldova 1,496,110
West Bank and Gaza 1,118,249
Mongolia 1,027,515
Timor-Leste 905,506
Eswatini 879,741
Solomon Islands 517,425
Bhutan 445,097
Vanuatu 228,750
Djibouti 216,748
Cabo Verde 185,411
Micronesia 88,643
Sao Tome and Principe 56,206
Kiribati 53,041
Bangladesh Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 101,815,917 61.82 -0.24%
2019 102,058,752 62.60 -0.20%
2018 102,261,195 63.37 -0.16%
2017 102,425,423 64.14 -0.13%
2016 102,554,027 64.92 -0.09%
2015 102,647,880 65.69 -0.05%
2014 102,699,980 66.47 -0.01%
2013 102,713,719 67.24 0.02%
2012 102,694,469 68.01 0.03%
2011 102,662,598 68.78 0.04%
2010 102,621,005 69.54 0.05%
2009 102,571,998 70.29 0.07%
2008 102,502,134 71.03 0.12%
2007 102,377,369 71.76 0.23%
2006 102,143,880 72.48 0.38%
2005 101,761,476 73.19 0.54%
2004 101,213,793 73.89 0.69%
2003 100,515,443 74.57 0.83%
2002 99,681,804 75.24 0.95%
2001 98,742,534 75.90 1.22%
2000 97,543,372 76.41 1.45%
1999 96,143,151 76.80 1.52%
1998 94,689,053 77.18 1.59%
1997 93,198,942 77.56 1.63%
1996 91,691,647 77.94 1.66%
1995 90,186,119 78.31 1.67%
1994 88,692,991 78.67 1.68%
1993 87,214,526 79.03 1.72%
1992 85,728,266 79.39 1.79%
1991 84,207,910 79.74 1.77%
1990 82,732,561 80.19 1.83%
1989 81,231,057 80.67 1.94%
1988 79,669,386 81.14 2.02%
1987 78,072,449 81.61 2.08%
1986 76,468,807 82.06 2.09%
1985 74,884,079 82.50 2.09%
1984 73,332,669 82.94 2.09%
1983 71,816,132 83.37 2.10%
1982 70,325,055 83.79 2.12%
1981 68,847,431 84.20 1.52%
1980 67,812,236 85.15 1.34%
1979 66,906,786 86.30 1.48%
1978 65,921,448 87.37 1.53%
1977 64,919,777 88.37 1.45%
1976 63,984,864 89.30 1.27%
1975 63,174,588 90.16 1.02%
1974 62,532,050 90.97 1.09%
1973 61,852,502 91.45 1.14%
1972 61,148,407 91.78 1.31%
1971 60,353,981 92.10 1.67%
1970 59,355,313 92.41 2.13%
1969 58,106,649 92.70 2.54%
1968 56,648,678 92.99 2.85%
1967 55,059,474 93.27 2.95%
1966 53,461,266 93.53 2.88%
1965 51,945,145 93.79 2.75%
1964 50,536,565 94.04 2.66%
1963 49,212,399 94.27 2.57%
1962 47,961,797 94.50 2.54%
1961 46,757,464 94.72 2.62%
1960 45,548,012 94.87 %