Dominican 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.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2020 was 1,894,044, a 2.94% decline from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2019 was 1,951,483, a 2.97% decline from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2018 was 2,011,294, a 3% decline from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2017 was 2,073,501, a 3.03% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
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
Dominican Republic Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,894,044 17.46 -2.99%
2019 1,951,483 18.17 -3.02%
2018 2,011,294 18.93 -3.05%
2017 2,073,501 19.72 -3.07%
2016 2,138,191 20.56 -3.02%
2015 2,203,774 21.43 -2.96%
2014 2,269,885 22.33 -2.88%
2013 2,336,313 23.25 -2.82%
2012 2,403,083 24.20 -2.76%
2011 2,470,282 25.17 -2.97%
2010 2,544,677 26.25 -3.28%
2009 2,629,580 27.46 -3.18%
2008 2,714,469 28.70 -3.09%
2007 2,799,789 29.98 -2.98%
2006 2,884,525 31.29 -2.87%
2005 2,968,437 32.63 -2.74%
2004 3,051,042 34.00 -2.64%
2003 3,132,570 35.40 -2.00%
2002 3,195,871 36.63 -0.72%
2001 3,218,886 37.44 -0.65%
2000 3,240,025 38.25 -0.60%
1999 3,259,472 39.07 -0.54%
1998 3,276,981 39.89 -0.47%
1997 3,292,294 40.72 -0.39%
1996 3,305,090 41.56 -0.31%
1995 3,315,514 42.40 -0.23%
1994 3,323,050 43.25 0.16%
1993 3,317,653 43.96 1.24%
1992 3,276,931 44.23 1.27%
1991 3,235,552 44.50 1.29%
1990 3,193,949 44.77 1.32%
1989 3,152,194 45.05 1.34%
1988 3,110,236 45.32 1.37%
1987 3,068,040 45.59 1.40%
1986 3,025,369 45.86 1.44%
1985 2,982,078 46.13 1.48%
1984 2,938,190 46.40 1.52%
1983 2,893,814 46.68 1.57%
1982 2,848,818 46.95 0.82%
1981 2,825,427 47.60 -0.06%
1980 2,827,094 48.71 0.04%
1979 2,825,975 49.83 0.15%
1978 2,821,815 50.94 0.25%
1977 2,814,710 52.05 0.36%
1976 2,804,703 53.16 0.45%
1975 2,792,043 54.27 0.56%
1974 2,776,556 55.37 0.66%
1973 2,758,401 56.47 0.76%
1972 2,737,388 57.56 0.87%
1971 2,713,808 58.65 0.97%
1970 2,687,504 59.73 1.08%
1969 2,658,555 60.79 1.19%
1968 2,626,988 61.85 1.30%
1967 2,593,183 62.89 1.41%
1966 2,556,950 63.93 1.51%
1965 2,518,533 64.95 1.62%
1964 2,477,973 65.95 1.72%
1963 2,435,642 66.95 1.82%
1962 2,391,687 67.93 1.91%
1961 2,346,520 68.89 2.02%
1960 2,299,663 69.81 %