Brazil 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.
  • Brazil rural population for 2020 was 27,477,555, a 1.19% decline from 2019.
  • Brazil rural population for 2019 was 27,807,885, a 1.16% decline from 2018.
  • Brazil rural population for 2018 was 28,133,824, a 1.13% decline from 2017.
  • Brazil rural population for 2017 was 28,454,529, a 1.12% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
Mexico 24,844,052
Iran 20,264,140
Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
Iraq 11,707,564
Algeria 11,518,353
Colombia 9,451,496
Romania 8,834,202
Guatemala 8,119,648
Kazakhstan 7,938,567
Malaysia 7,392,394
Peru 7,155,880
Ecuador 6,322,214
Azerbaijan 4,408,314
Venezuela 3,332,977
Serbia 3,008,808
Turkmenistan 2,863,849
Paraguay 2,697,309
Cuba 2,583,148
Belarus 1,928,364
Dominican Republic 1,894,044
Bulgaria 1,684,301
Bosnia 1,672,559
Libya 1,326,777
Jamaica 1,293,702
Namibia 1,218,801
Armenia 1,087,122
Albania 1,075,164
Costa Rica 979,547
Jordan 875,633
North Macedonia 864,978
Lebanon 755,918
Mauritius 749,824
Botswana 684,864
Guyana 575,871
Fiji 383,257
Equatorial Guinea 377,403
Maldives 320,709
Gabon 220,525
Belize 214,616
Montenegro 202,133
Suriname 198,581
Samoa 162,916
St. Lucia 149,031
Tonga 81,282
Grenada 71,408
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,110
Dominica 20,813
Marshall Islands 13,145
American Samoa 7,091
Tuvalu 4,243
Nauru 0
Brazil Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 27,477,555 12.93 -1.20%
2019 27,807,885 13.18 -1.17%
2018 28,133,824 13.43 -1.13%
2017 28,454,529 13.69 -1.12%
2016 28,776,239 13.96 -1.11%
2015 29,096,331 14.23 -1.10%
2014 29,416,964 14.51 -1.08%
2013 29,735,221 14.79 -1.04%
2012 30,046,545 15.08 -1.02%
2011 30,356,010 15.37 -0.99%
2010 30,658,541 15.67 -0.90%
2009 30,936,531 15.96 -0.87%
2008 31,206,854 16.25 -0.84%
2007 31,470,391 16.55 -0.79%
2006 31,719,371 16.86 -0.73%
2005 31,950,579 17.17 -0.66%
2004 32,162,492 17.48 -0.60%
2003 32,356,591 17.80 -0.54%
2002 32,532,199 18.12 -0.48%
2001 32,687,356 18.45 -0.57%
2000 32,874,567 18.81 -2.21%
1999 33,609,034 19.50 -2.12%
1998 34,328,880 20.22 -2.03%
1997 35,033,639 20.95 -1.93%
1996 35,718,094 21.70 -1.55%
1995 36,276,253 22.39 -1.50%
1994 36,824,175 23.10 -1.44%
1993 37,359,884 23.82 -1.38%
1992 37,879,934 24.56 -1.32%
1991 38,382,111 25.31 -1.23%
1990 38,857,061 26.08 -1.15%
1989 39,305,246 26.86 -1.06%
1988 39,724,495 27.66 -0.97%
1987 40,113,249 28.47 -0.87%
1986 40,461,769 29.30 -0.76%
1985 40,768,903 30.14 -0.63%
1984 41,025,668 30.99 -0.52%
1983 41,239,803 31.86 -0.42%
1982 41,413,021 32.74 -0.35%
1981 41,556,701 33.63 -0.29%
1980 41,678,056 34.53 -0.26%
1979 41,786,718 35.45 -0.21%
1978 41,875,321 36.38 -0.17%
1977 41,947,038 37.31 -0.13%
1976 42,000,525 38.26 -0.10%
1975 42,040,548 39.21 -0.06%
1974 42,064,666 40.17 -0.02%
1973 42,074,670 41.15 0.03%
1972 42,061,773 42.12 0.10%
1971 42,020,991 43.11 0.20%
1970 41,936,390 44.09 0.35%
1969 41,791,621 45.06 0.45%
1968 41,605,172 46.03 0.54%
1967 41,382,996 47.01 0.64%
1966 41,120,610 47.98 0.73%
1965 40,822,183 48.96 0.83%
1964 40,484,458 49.94 0.92%
1963 40,112,607 50.92 1.00%
1962 39,711,702 51.90 1.06%
1961 39,294,349 52.88 1.07%
1960 38,876,458 53.86 %