Central African Republic 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.
  • Central African Republic rural population for 2019 was 2,763,121, a 0.98% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic rural population for 2018 was 2,736,177, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
  • Central African Republic rural population for 2017 was 2,712,576, a 0.67% increase from 2016.
  • Central African Republic rural population for 2016 was 2,694,569, a 0.41% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ethiopia 88,290,020
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Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Central African Republic Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,763,121 58.23 0.98%
2018 2,736,177 58.64 0.87%
2017 2,712,576 59.02 0.67%
2016 2,694,569 59.38 0.41%
2015 2,683,456 59.72 0.12%
2014 2,680,335 60.04 -0.13%
2013 2,683,755 60.34 -0.20%
2012 2,689,000 60.61 -0.02%
2011 2,689,403 60.87 0.35%
2010 2,680,140 61.10 0.78%
2009 2,659,224 61.31 1.19%
2008 2,627,864 61.49 1.51%
2007 2,588,535 61.66 1.69%
2006 2,545,255 61.81 1.75%
2005 2,501,010 61.93 1.80%
2004 2,456,469 62.03 1.88%
2003 2,410,834 62.12 1.93%
2002 2,364,848 62.20 2.00%
2001 2,318,073 62.28 2.09%
2000 2,270,207 62.36 2.16%
1999 2,221,731 62.44 2.22%
1998 2,173,051 62.53 2.29%
1997 2,123,868 62.61 2.38%
1996 2,073,865 62.69 2.49%
1995 2,022,829 62.77 2.63%
1994 1,970,388 62.85 2.75%
1993 1,917,002 62.93 2.77%
1992 1,864,703 63.01 2.64%
1991 1,816,166 63.09 2.40%
1990 1,773,154 63.18 2.07%
1989 1,736,841 63.26 1.59%
1988 1,709,461 63.46 1.23%
1987 1,688,525 63.79 1.34%
1986 1,665,996 64.13 1.64%
1985 1,638,886 64.47 2.02%
1984 1,606,041 64.80 2.35%
1983 1,568,681 65.14 2.57%
1982 1,528,896 65.47 2.58%
1981 1,489,958 65.80 2.42%
1980 1,454,346 66.13 2.20%
1979 1,422,632 66.45 2.02%
1978 1,394,120 66.78 1.83%
1977 1,368,847 67.10 1.65%
1976 1,346,487 67.43 1.06%
1975 1,332,257 68.03 0.40%
1974 1,326,962 68.96 0.23%
1973 1,323,877 69.87 0.17%
1972 1,321,680 70.76 0.23%
1971 1,318,621 71.64 0.41%
1970 1,313,224 72.51 0.64%
1969 1,304,883 73.36 0.84%
1968 1,293,930 74.19 0.99%
1967 1,281,226 75.00 1.09%
1966 1,267,278 75.75 1.05%
1965 1,254,064 76.48 0.98%
1964 1,241,803 77.20 0.93%
1963 1,230,329 77.90 0.88%
1962 1,219,522 78.58 0.83%
1961 1,209,392 79.25 0.79%
1960 1,199,833 79.90 %