Bulgaria 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.
  • Bulgaria rural population for 2019 was 1,719,734, a 2.05% decline from 2018.
  • Bulgaria rural population for 2018 was 1,755,697, a 2.05% decline from 2017.
  • Bulgaria rural population for 2017 was 1,792,408, a 2.04% decline from 2016.
  • Bulgaria rural population for 2016 was 1,829,783, a 1.99% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa 19,408,553
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Bulgaria Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,719,734 24.65 -2.07%
2018 1,755,697 24.99 -2.07%
2017 1,792,408 25.33 -2.06%
2016 1,829,783 25.67 -2.01%
2015 1,866,995 26.01 -1.93%
2014 1,903,435 26.35 -1.84%
2013 1,938,841 26.69 -1.82%
2012 1,974,416 27.03 -1.82%
2011 2,010,650 27.36 -1.86%
2010 2,048,433 27.70 -1.87%
2009 2,087,198 28.04 -1.85%
2008 2,126,239 28.38 -1.91%
2007 2,167,172 28.72 -1.93%
2006 2,209,465 29.07 -1.95%
2005 2,252,963 29.42 -1.94%
2004 2,297,078 29.77 -1.94%
2003 2,342,006 30.12 -1.96%
2002 2,388,453 30.48 -3.34%
2001 2,469,539 30.83 -2.85%
2000 2,541,005 31.10 -1.21%
1999 2,571,814 31.32 -1.27%
1998 2,604,686 31.55 -1.37%
1997 2,640,661 31.77 -1.31%
1996 2,675,519 31.99 -1.22%
1995 2,708,267 32.22 -1.14%
1994 2,739,354 32.44 -1.04%
1993 2,767,905 32.67 -1.63%
1992 2,813,472 32.94 -2.10%
1991 2,873,111 33.28 -2.01%
1990 2,931,350 33.62 -2.82%
1989 3,015,064 33.97 -2.17%
1988 3,081,354 34.31 -0.89%
1987 3,108,935 34.65 -0.85%
1986 3,135,449 35.00 -1.19%
1985 3,172,930 35.41 -1.38%
1984 3,216,973 35.90 -1.14%
1983 3,253,796 36.40 -1.11%
1982 3,290,185 36.90 -1.05%
1981 3,325,011 37.40 -1.00%
1980 3,358,522 37.90 -1.90%
1979 3,423,053 38.78 -2.13%
1978 3,496,879 39.67 -2.13%
1977 3,572,033 40.57 -1.68%
1976 3,632,541 41.47 -1.86%
1975 3,700,908 42.44 -1.95%
1974 3,773,605 43.48 -1.71%
1973 3,838,830 44.53 -1.81%
1972 3,909,118 45.58 -1.83%
1971 3,981,375 46.64 -1.70%
1970 4,049,527 47.70 -1.96%
1969 4,129,877 48.97 -1.78%
1968 4,204,219 50.23 -1.78%
1967 4,279,849 51.50 -1.80%
1966 4,357,529 52.77 -2.11%
1965 4,450,351 54.25 -2.48%
1964 4,561,889 56.01 -2.27%
1963 4,666,744 57.77 -2.15%
1962 4,768,184 59.51 -1.96%
1961 4,862,618 61.22 -1.75%
1960 4,948,578 62.90 %