Colombia 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.
  • Colombia rural population for 2020 was 9,451,496, a 0.64% decline from 2019.
  • Colombia rural population for 2019 was 9,512,141, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Colombia rural population for 2018 was 9,545,848, a 0.19% decline from 2017.
  • Colombia rural population for 2017 was 9,563,831, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
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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
Colombia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 9,451,496 18.58 -0.64%
2019 9,512,141 18.90 -0.35%
2018 9,545,848 19.22 -0.19%
2017 9,563,831 19.55 -0.20%
2016 9,582,981 19.89 -0.35%
2015 9,616,282 20.24 -0.54%
2014 9,668,302 20.59 -0.69%
2013 9,735,691 20.94 -0.80%
2012 9,813,668 21.30 -0.80%
2011 9,892,834 21.67 -0.73%
2010 9,965,274 22.04 -0.65%
2009 10,029,830 22.41 -0.58%
2008 10,088,363 22.80 -0.51%
2007 10,140,105 23.18 -0.45%
2006 10,185,476 23.58 -0.39%
2005 10,225,220 23.98 -0.32%
2004 10,258,117 24.38 -0.25%
2003 10,283,437 24.79 -0.18%
2002 10,301,818 25.20 -0.12%
2001 10,313,978 25.62 -0.07%
2000 10,320,832 26.04 -0.02%
1999 10,323,159 26.47 0.02%
1998 10,320,766 26.90 0.08%
1997 10,312,933 27.34 0.14%
1996 10,298,708 27.78 0.19%
1995 10,279,222 28.22 0.26%
1994 10,252,814 28.67 0.31%
1993 10,220,684 29.13 0.36%
1992 10,183,917 29.59 0.39%
1991 10,144,715 30.05 0.42%
1990 10,102,573 30.52 0.43%
1989 10,059,227 30.99 0.45%
1988 10,013,913 31.47 0.47%
1987 9,966,624 31.95 0.51%
1986 9,915,878 32.43 0.43%
1985 9,873,711 32.97 0.15%
1984 9,859,106 33.61 0.20%
1983 9,839,489 34.27 0.25%
1982 9,815,124 34.93 0.29%
1981 9,786,593 35.59 0.33%
1980 9,754,662 36.26 0.36%
1979 9,719,758 36.94 0.40%
1978 9,681,264 37.62 0.43%
1977 9,639,782 38.31 0.45%
1976 9,596,422 39.00 0.46%
1975 9,552,560 39.69 0.47%
1974 9,507,862 40.39 0.45%
1973 9,465,377 41.11 0.43%
1972 9,424,702 41.86 0.52%
1971 9,375,897 42.61 0.65%
1970 9,314,830 43.37 0.80%
1969 9,240,439 44.12 0.95%
1968 9,153,306 44.88 1.08%
1967 9,055,426 45.65 1.19%
1966 8,948,303 46.41 1.28%
1965 8,834,569 47.18 1.31%
1964 8,719,182 47.97 0.08%
1963 8,712,030 49.42 0.22%
1962 8,692,946 50.86 0.33%
1961 8,664,637 52.30 0.42%
1960 8,628,131 53.73 %