Eritrea 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.
  • Eritrea rural population for 2011 was 2,064,300, a 0.44% increase from 2010.
  • Eritrea rural population for 2010 was 2,055,236, a 0.7% increase from 2009.
  • Eritrea rural population for 2009 was 2,040,896, a 0.96% increase from 2008.
  • Eritrea rural population for 2008 was 2,021,436, a 0.71% increase from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Eritrea Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2011 2,064,300 64.23 0.44%
2010 2,055,236 64.83 0.70%
2009 2,040,896 65.42 0.96%
2008 2,021,436 66.00 0.71%
2007 2,007,172 66.98 1.22%
2006 1,982,894 67.95 1.80%
2005 1,947,592 68.90 2.51%
2004 1,899,406 69.84 3.16%
2003 1,840,344 70.76 3.45%
2002 1,777,902 71.66 3.15%
2001 1,722,741 72.55 2.34%
2000 1,682,929 73.41 1.27%
1999 1,661,614 74.27 0.28%
1998 1,656,969 75.10 -0.57%
1997 1,666,414 75.91 -1.10%
1996 1,684,844 76.71 -1.36%
1995 1,707,967 77.49 -1.62%
1994 1,735,815 78.25 -1.85%
1993 1,768,183 78.99 -1.75%
1992 1,799,437 79.71 -1.27%
1991 1,822,377 80.41 -0.51%
1990 1,831,651 81.10 0.41%
1989 1,824,206 81.76 1.27%
1988 1,801,115 82.41 1.94%
1987 1,766,568 83.04 2.25%
1986 1,727,187 83.65 2.28%
1985 1,688,181 84.24 2.24%
1984 1,650,812 84.82 2.62%
1983 1,608,107 85.06 2.67%
1982 1,565,801 85.25 2.67%
1981 1,524,511 85.43 2.69%
1980 1,483,983 85.61 2.69%
1979 1,444,628 85.79 2.63%
1978 1,407,083 85.97 2.59%
1977 1,371,071 86.14 2.58%
1976 1,336,153 86.32 2.59%
1975 1,302,038 86.49 2.60%
1974 1,268,676 86.66 2.59%
1973 1,236,199 86.83 2.58%
1972 1,204,683 86.99 2.56%
1971 1,174,189 87.16 2.54%
1970 1,144,745 87.32 2.51%
1969 1,116,390 87.48 2.48%
1968 1,089,068 87.64 2.46%
1967 1,062,647 87.80 2.21%
1966 1,039,438 88.17 2.23%
1965 1,016,537 88.53 2.26%
1964 993,869 88.89 2.27%
1963 971,567 89.23 2.27%
1962 949,795 89.56 2.23%
1961 928,810 89.89 2.17%
1960 908,853 90.20 %