Brazil Rural Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 2018 was 28,133,826, a 1.13% decline from 2017.
  • Brazil rural population for 2017 was 28,454,530, a 1.12% decline from 2016.
  • Brazil rural population for 2016 was 28,776,240, a 1.1% decline from 2015.
  • Brazil rural population for 2015 was 29,096,333, a 1.09% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 568,902,350
Russia 36,938,703
Thailand 34,749,671
Brazil 28,133,826
Mexico 25,041,300
Iran 20,533,504
Turkey 20,462,214
South Africa 19,439,954
Algeria 11,558,343
Iraq 11,348,289
Colombia 9,543,470
Romania 8,954,816
Guatemala 8,442,112
Kazakhstan 7,778,939
Malaysia 7,555,510
Peru 7,067,386
Ecuador 6,180,950
Azerbaijan 4,405,319
Venezuela 3,404,373
Serbia 3,065,922
Turkmenistan 2,832,249
Paraguay 2,672,175
Cuba 2,603,577
Belarus 2,029,943
Dominican Republic 2,011,297
Bulgaria 1,755,697
Bosnia 1,720,299
Libya 1,328,901
Jamaica 1,300,904
Namibia 1,223,344
Albania 1,137,407
Armenia 1,087,759
Costa Rica 1,032,885
Jordan 898,132
North Macedonia 875,613
Lebanon 781,257
Mauritius 749,148
Botswana 688,726
Guyana 571,742
Fiji 386,541
Equatorial Guinea 364,641
Maldives 310,408
Gabon 225,279
Belize 207,916
Montenegro 206,498
Suriname 195,491
Samoa 160,350
St. Lucia 147,916
Tonga 79,327
Grenada 71,027
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,683
Dominica 21,142
Marshall Islands 13,417
American Samoa 7,126
Tuvalu 4,329
Nauru 0
Brazil Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 28,133,826 13.43 -1.13%
2017 28,454,530 13.69 -1.12%
2016 28,776,240 13.96 -1.11%
2015 29,096,333 14.23 -1.10%
2014 29,416,963 14.51 -1.08%
2013 29,735,220 14.79 -1.04%
2012 30,046,546 15.08 -1.02%
2011 30,356,009 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 32,162,493 17.48 -0.60%
2003 32,356,592 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 35,033,638 20.95 -1.93%
1996 35,718,095 21.70 -1.55%
1995 36,276,255 22.39 -1.50%
1994 36,824,174 23.10 -1.44%
1993 37,359,882 23.82 -1.38%
1992 37,879,933 24.56 -1.32%
1991 38,382,112 25.31 -1.23%
1990 38,857,060 26.08 -1.15%
1989 39,305,246 26.86 -1.06%
1988 39,724,495 27.66 -0.97%
1987 40,113,248 28.47 -0.87%
1986 40,461,768 29.30 -0.76%
1985 40,768,902 30.14 -0.63%
1984 41,025,668 30.99 -0.52%
1983 41,239,805 31.86 -0.42%
1982 41,413,018 32.74 -0.35%
1981 41,556,701 33.63 -0.29%
1980 41,678,055 34.53 -0.26%
1979 41,786,718 35.45 -0.21%
1978 41,875,319 36.38 -0.17%
1977 41,947,038 37.31 -0.13%
1976 42,000,523 38.26 -0.10%
1975 42,040,546 39.21 -0.06%
1974 42,064,668 40.17 -0.02%
1973 42,074,670 41.15 0.03%
1972 42,061,771 42.12 0.10%
1971 42,020,987 43.11 0.20%
1970 41,936,390 44.09 0.35%
1969 41,791,624 45.06 0.45%
1968 41,605,172 46.03 0.54%
1967 41,382,995 47.01 0.64%
1966 41,120,611 47.98 0.73%
1965 40,822,181 48.96 0.83%
1964 40,484,457 49.94 0.92%
1963 40,112,612 50.92 1.00%
1962 39,711,701 51.90 1.06%
1961 39,294,352 52.88 1.07%
1960 38,876,453 53.86 1.00%