Congo, Dem. Rep. Rural Population 1960-2020

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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. rural population for 2019 was 47,694,888, a 2.15% increase from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. rural population for 2018 was 46,691,418, a 2.21% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. rural population for 2017 was 45,680,986, a 2.27% increase from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. rural population for 2016 was 44,667,920, a 2.31% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
Tanzania 37,993,578
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
Congo, Dem. Rep. Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 47,694,888 54.95 2.13%
2018 46,691,418 55.54 2.19%
2017 45,680,986 56.12 2.24%
2016 44,667,920 56.69 2.29%
2015 43,657,626 57.26 2.33%
2014 42,652,338 57.82 2.37%
2013 41,654,276 58.37 2.40%
2012 40,665,644 58.92 2.43%
2011 39,689,944 59.46 2.45%
2010 38,729,919 59.99 2.46%
2009 37,787,008 60.51 2.47%
2008 36,865,328 61.02 2.47%
2007 35,966,551 61.53 2.45%
2006 35,094,791 62.03 2.43%
2005 34,251,599 62.52 2.42%
2004 33,433,394 63.00 2.40%
2003 32,641,873 63.47 2.33%
2002 31,890,437 63.95 2.21%
2001 31,194,279 64.41 2.05%
2000 30,561,318 64.88 1.84%
1999 30,004,334 65.34 1.66%
1998 29,511,727 65.80 1.61%
1997 29,039,013 66.26 1.79%
1996 28,523,784 66.71 2.13%
1995 27,923,430 67.16 2.57%
1994 27,215,036 67.61 2.98%
1993 26,415,728 68.05 3.25%
1992 25,571,491 68.49 3.25%
1991 24,752,630 68.93 3.05%
1990 24,009,322 69.37 2.75%
1989 23,357,737 69.80 2.49%
1988 22,783,645 70.23 2.26%
1987 22,275,032 70.65 2.12%
1986 21,807,026 71.07 2.07%
1985 21,361,194 71.49 2.01%
1984 20,937,045 71.90 2.13%
1983 20,496,219 72.16 2.09%
1982 20,072,031 72.42 2.12%
1981 19,651,013 72.67 2.20%
1980 19,223,024 72.93 2.33%
1979 18,780,873 73.18 2.45%
1978 18,326,222 73.43 2.54%
1977 17,867,486 73.68 2.54%
1976 17,418,722 73.93 2.49%
1975 16,989,647 74.18 2.42%
1974 16,583,480 74.43 2.36%
1973 16,196,037 74.67 2.34%
1972 15,822,224 74.91 2.35%
1971 15,454,513 75.15 2.41%
1970 15,086,720 75.39 2.48%
1969 14,717,459 75.63 2.53%
1968 14,349,203 75.87 2.56%
1967 13,986,317 76.10 2.55%
1966 13,634,816 76.33 2.49%
1965 13,299,425 76.57 2.42%
1964 12,981,466 76.80 2.35%
1963 12,679,560 77.02 2.29%
1962 12,391,980 77.25 2.26%
1961 12,115,620 77.48 2.23%
1960 11,847,891 77.70 2.07%