Egypt Rural Population 1960-2022

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.
  • Egypt rural population for 2021 was 59,571,123, a 1.74% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt rural population for 2020 was 58,552,675, a 1.84% increase from 2019.
  • Egypt rural population for 2019 was 57,492,251, a 1.95% increase from 2018.
  • Egypt rural population for 2018 was 56,392,787, a 2.06% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Egypt Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 59,571,123 57.14 1.72%
2020 58,552,675 57.22 1.83%
2019 57,492,251 57.27 1.93%
2018 56,392,787 57.30 2.04%
2017 55,256,782 57.30 2.14%
2016 54,087,949 57.27 2.24%
2015 52,891,004 57.22 2.30%
2014 51,687,644 57.16 2.35%
2013 50,485,245 57.11 2.36%
2012 49,307,345 57.05 2.31%
2011 48,181,673 57.00 2.15%
2010 47,158,184 56.98 2.02%
2009 46,215,187 56.96 1.90%
2008 45,346,377 56.94 1.81%
2007 44,531,290 56.92 1.74%
2006 43,761,874 56.93 1.69%
2005 43,028,047 56.97 1.73%
2004 42,292,174 57.02 1.75%
2003 41,558,215 57.07 1.78%
2002 40,825,823 57.11 1.80%
2001 40,097,157 57.16 1.82%
2000 39,373,718 57.20 1.85%
1999 38,652,676 57.25 1.89%
1998 37,930,100 57.30 1.92%
1997 37,210,525 57.34 2.05%
1996 36,455,819 57.32 2.25%
1995 35,646,336 57.19 2.24%
1994 34,857,600 57.05 2.24%
1993 34,084,668 56.92 2.28%
1992 33,315,709 56.79 2.37%
1991 32,533,880 56.66 2.51%
1990 31,728,330 56.52 2.66%
1989 30,894,789 56.39 2.80%
1988 30,040,278 56.26 2.91%
1987 29,179,300 56.12 2.85%
1986 28,360,599 56.05 2.66%
1985 27,615,427 56.06 2.63%
1984 26,899,856 56.08 2.59%
1983 26,211,764 56.09 2.55%
1982 25,552,098 56.11 2.50%
1981 24,920,007 56.13 2.46%
1980 24,314,574 56.14 2.41%
1979 23,736,543 56.16 2.35%
1978 23,186,227 56.17 2.29%
1977 22,661,196 56.19 2.00%
1976 22,212,344 56.34 1.60%
1975 21,860,828 56.71 1.56%
1974 21,521,546 57.07 1.54%
1973 21,192,272 57.44 1.55%
1972 20,867,343 57.80 1.59%
1971 20,538,110 58.16 1.67%
1970 20,198,541 58.52 1.76%
1969 19,845,412 58.88 1.86%
1968 19,479,867 59.24 1.94%
1967 19,105,998 59.60 1.99%
1966 18,729,438 59.96 2.02%
1965 18,355,374 60.31 2.04%
1964 17,985,249 60.67 2.06%
1963 17,618,184 61.02 2.09%
1962 17,254,179 61.38 2.12%
1961 16,892,632 61.73 2.06%
1960 16,548,613 62.14 %