Egypt Rural Population 1960-2023

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 2022 was 63,300,985, a 1.39% increase from 2021.
  • Egypt rural population for 2021 was 62,430,223, a 1.53% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt rural population for 2020 was 61,488,326, a 1.65% increase from 2019.
  • Egypt rural population for 2019 was 60,487,813, a 1.76% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Egypt Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 63,300,985 57.03 1.39%
2021 62,430,223 57.14 1.52%
2020 61,488,326 57.22 1.64%
2019 60,487,813 57.27 1.75%
2018 59,439,309 57.30 1.90%
2017 58,320,229 57.30 2.04%
2016 57,144,318 57.27 2.18%
2015 55,912,672 57.22 2.30%
2014 54,641,528 57.16 2.44%
2013 53,325,312 57.11 2.41%
2012 52,056,284 57.05 2.36%
2011 50,844,031 57.00 2.24%
2010 49,717,297 56.98 2.06%
2009 48,702,261 56.96 1.99%
2008 47,742,896 56.94 1.99%
2007 46,800,560 56.92 1.94%
2006 45,900,052 56.93 1.87%
2005 45,051,576 56.97 1.90%
2004 44,202,513 57.02 1.95%
2003 43,348,470 57.07 2.01%
2002 42,487,020 57.11 2.01%
2001 41,641,310 57.16 1.98%
2000 40,826,565 57.20 1.99%
1999 40,022,265 57.25 2.03%
1998 39,216,826 57.30 2.06%
1997 38,415,544 57.34 2.20%
1996 37,581,314 57.32 2.39%
1995 36,694,488 57.19 2.42%
1994 35,816,132 57.05 2.48%
1993 34,939,362 56.92 2.53%
1992 34,066,634 56.79 2.56%
1991 33,206,080 56.66 2.65%
1990 32,338,853 56.52 2.80%
1989 31,445,801 56.39 2.90%
1988 30,546,134 56.26 2.96%
1987 29,656,133 56.12 2.86%
1986 28,821,270 56.05 2.71%
1985 28,051,094 56.06 2.73%
1984 27,296,776 56.08 2.73%
1983 26,562,565 56.09 2.68%
1982 25,860,340 56.11 2.59%
1981 25,200,334 56.13 2.57%
1980 24,561,314 56.14 2.56%
1979 23,941,536 56.16 2.48%
1978 23,355,260 56.17 2.40%
1977 22,800,416 56.19 2.04%
1976 22,339,861 56.34 1.58%
1975 21,989,246 56.71 1.56%
1974 21,648,382 57.07 1.52%
1973 21,321,060 57.44 1.52%
1972 20,999,184 57.80 1.53%
1971 20,680,063 58.16 1.58%
1970 20,355,462 58.52 1.67%
1969 20,017,838 58.88 1.75%
1968 19,671,086 59.24 1.82%
1967 19,315,739 59.60 1.89%
1966 18,954,602 59.96 1.95%
1965 18,587,851 60.31 2.02%
1964 18,216,867 60.67 2.05%
1963 17,846,748 61.02 2.06%
1962 17,482,967 61.38 2.05%
1961 17,128,203 61.73 1.95%
1960 16,798,156 62.14 %