Euro Area 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.
  • Euro Area rural population for 2020 was 77,294,466, a 0.82% decline from 2019.
  • Euro Area rural population for 2019 was 77,933,636, a 0.95% decline from 2018.
  • Euro Area rural population for 2018 was 78,678,852, a 0.74% decline from 2017.
  • Euro Area rural population for 2017 was 79,263,240, a 0.71% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
World 3,398,794,081
South Asia 1,209,159,239
East Asia & Pacific 924,467,848
Sub-Saharan Africa 667,403,145
OECD members 260,249,446
Latin America & Caribbean 123,154,930
European Union 112,143,460
Euro Area 77,294,466
North America 64,126,774
Euro Area Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 77,294,466 22.54 -0.82%
2019 77,933,636 22.77 -0.95%
2018 78,678,852 23.01 -0.74%
2017 79,263,240 23.23 -0.71%
2016 79,832,862 23.45 -0.61%
2015 80,325,459 23.66 -0.58%
2014 80,797,367 23.87 -0.49%
2013 81,191,581 24.07 -0.51%
2012 81,607,036 24.28 -0.66%
2011 82,147,549 24.49 -1.14%
2010 83,090,938 24.72 -0.69%
2009 83,669,555 24.95 -0.58%
2008 84,159,853 25.18 -0.41%
2007 84,503,086 25.40 -0.38%
2006 84,822,684 25.63 -0.46%
2005 85,210,812 25.87 -0.42%
2004 85,568,129 26.11 -0.39%
2003 85,899,021 26.36 -0.40%
2002 86,247,231 26.61 -0.42%
2001 86,612,989 26.85 -0.38%
2000 86,939,738 27.06 -0.37%
1999 87,258,649 27.25 -0.39%
1998 87,596,729 27.42 -0.41%
1997 87,959,451 27.59 -0.39%
1996 88,302,202 27.77 -0.37%
1995 88,632,130 27.94 -0.38%
1994 88,966,847 28.12 -0.36%
1993 89,284,086 28.30 -0.17%
1992 89,435,631 28.47 -0.06%
1991 89,487,459 28.62 -0.10%
1990 89,581,316 28.78 -0.05%
1989 89,626,560 28.93 0.06%
1988 89,576,086 29.03 -0.21%
1987 89,766,915 29.19 -0.30%
1986 90,037,145 29.36 -0.05%
1985 90,086,534 29.45 0.01%
1984 90,077,538 29.50 -0.06%
1983 90,135,360 29.57 -0.17%
1982 90,286,263 29.68 -0.25%
1981 90,511,823 29.84 -0.41%
1980 90,886,983 30.08 -0.36%
1979 91,218,804 30.32 -0.38%
1978 91,570,824 30.56 -0.39%
1977 91,929,727 30.80 -0.39%
1976 92,285,115 31.05 -0.27%
1975 92,530,747 31.27 -0.29%
1974 92,800,136 31.52 -0.38%
1973 93,153,524 31.82 -0.34%
1972 93,471,340 32.13 -0.36%
1971 93,809,035 32.47 -0.64%
1970 94,414,752 32.86 -0.69%
1969 95,073,455 33.27 -0.58%
1968 95,630,141 33.69 -0.79%
1967 96,393,008 34.19 -0.86%
1966 97,230,581 34.73 -0.74%
1965 97,956,101 35.28 -0.65%
1964 98,600,853 35.83 -0.62%
1963 99,215,566 36.39 -0.58%
1962 99,791,926 36.94 -0.39%
1961 100,180,420 37.43 -0.36%
1960 100,538,024 37.91 %