Germany 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.
  • Germany rural population for 2019 was 18,807,964, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Germany rural population for 2018 was 18,809,664, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • Germany rural population for 2017 was 18,795,376, a 0.21% increase from 2016.
  • Germany rural population for 2016 was 18,755,733, a 0.7% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,576,495
Germany 18,807,964
Italy 17,645,430
Poland 15,174,300
France 12,936,523
United Kingdom 10,926,089
Japan 10,482,515
South Korea 9,602,379
Spain 9,149,372
Canada 6,960,780
Saudi Arabia 5,460,690
Austria 3,682,651
Argentina 3,599,141
Australia 3,519,551
Portugal 3,515,838
Czech Republic 2,782,553
Hungary 2,770,367
Slovak Republic 2,523,654
Chile 2,341,903
Switzerland 2,242,404
Greece 2,208,848
Ireland 1,808,321
Croatia 1,739,182
Netherlands 1,408,121
Panama 1,356,355
UAE 1,290,785
Sweden 1,264,288
Slovenia 943,292
Norway 929,678
Lithuania 895,831
Finland 803,426
Oman 724,209
Denmark 698,575
Israel 678,907
New Zealand 658,140
Trinidad and Tobago 653,029
Latvia 607,846
Estonia 410,566
Cyprus 397,867
Belgium 224,973
Puerto Rico 205,163
Barbados 197,594
Bahrain 174,063
Uruguay 158,340
Channel Islands 118,978
French Polynesia 106,417
Brunei 95,574
New Caledonia 83,163
Antigua and Barbuda 73,318
Bahamas 65,698
Aruba 60,019
Luxembourg 54,408
Seychelles 41,863
Isle of Man 39,979
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,562
Liechtenstein 32,555
Faroe Islands 28,124
Malta 26,751
Qatar 22,996
Iceland 22,203
Curacao 17,175
British Virgin Islands 15,581
Andorra 9,269
Guam 8,601
Greenland 7,280
Northern Mariana Islands 4,744
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,444
Palau 3,517
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,536
San Marino 891
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Germany Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 18,807,964 22.62 -0.01%
2018 18,809,664 22.69 0.08%
2017 18,795,376 22.74 0.21%
2016 18,755,733 22.78 0.70%
2015 18,624,547 22.80 0.82%
2014 18,472,108 22.81 0.37%
2013 18,403,327 22.82 0.23%
2012 18,361,215 22.83 0.14%
2011 18,334,806 22.84 -2.70%
2010 18,836,498 23.03 -1.00%
2009 19,025,087 23.23 -1.09%
2008 19,234,290 23.43 -1.03%
2007 19,432,962 23.62 -0.97%
2006 19,622,894 23.82 -0.94%
2005 19,809,155 24.02 -0.89%
2004 19,986,263 24.22 -0.85%
2003 20,157,322 24.42 -0.77%
2002 20,313,617 24.63 -0.66%
2001 20,447,486 24.83 -0.65%
2000 20,581,651 25.04 -0.69%
1999 20,723,743 25.24 -0.75%
1998 20,880,191 25.45 -0.80%
1997 21,048,482 25.66 -0.66%
1996 21,188,909 25.87 -0.52%
1995 21,300,002 26.08 -0.52%
1994 21,410,142 26.29 -0.46%
1993 21,508,871 26.50 0.14%
1992 21,478,393 26.64 0.42%
1991 21,388,515 26.73 0.17%
1990 21,353,187 26.88 0.34%
1989 21,281,747 27.02 0.86%
1988 21,099,829 27.00 -0.21%
1987 21,144,436 27.16 -0.65%
1986 21,282,187 27.38 0.39%
1985 21,199,425 27.29 0.63%
1984 21,066,224 27.06 0.25%
1983 21,014,164 26.90 -0.25%
1982 21,066,192 26.89 -0.53%
1981 21,178,760 27.01 -0.38%
1980 21,260,046 27.16 -0.00%
1979 21,260,524 27.21 -0.17%
1978 21,295,639 27.27 -0.29%
1977 21,357,951 27.33 -0.43%
1976 21,451,007 27.38 -0.64%
1975 21,588,023 27.44 -0.58%
1974 21,713,675 27.50 -0.17%
1973 21,750,209 27.55 0.11%
1972 21,726,668 27.61 0.27%
1971 21,667,597 27.67 -0.03%
1970 21,673,217 27.73 0.11%
1969 21,650,322 27.79 0.56%
1968 21,528,785 27.85 0.22%
1967 21,482,504 27.92 0.23%
1966 21,433,533 27.98 0.61%
1965 21,304,018 28.05 0.63%
1964 21,171,231 28.11 0.57%
1963 21,050,022 28.17 0.70%
1962 20,903,401 28.24 0.65%
1961 20,768,071 28.30 -0.33%
1960 20,836,712 28.62 %