Eritrea Rural Population 1960-2020

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 2,064,302, a 0.44% increase from 2010.
  • Eritrea rural population for 2010 was 2,055,234, 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 2,021,434, 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 2,064,302 64.23 0.44%
2010 2,055,234 64.83 0.70%
2009 2,040,896 65.42 0.96%
2008 2,021,434 66.00 0.71%
2007 2,007,170 66.98 1.22%
2006 1,982,891 67.95 1.80%
2005 1,947,596 68.90 2.51%
2004 1,899,402 69.84 3.16%
2003 1,840,344 70.76 3.45%
2002 1,777,901 71.66 3.15%
2001 1,722,742 72.55 2.34%
2000 1,682,931 73.41 1.28%
1999 1,661,609 74.27 0.28%
1998 1,656,964 75.10 -0.57%
1997 1,666,404 75.91 -1.10%
1996 1,684,842 76.71 -1.36%
1995 1,707,963 77.49 -1.62%
1994 1,735,811 78.25 -1.85%
1993 1,768,179 78.99 -1.75%
1992 1,799,439 79.71 -1.27%
1991 1,822,378 80.41 -0.51%
1990 1,831,655 81.10 0.41%
1989 1,824,203 81.76 1.27%
1988 1,801,113 82.41 1.94%
1987 1,766,569 83.04 2.25%
1986 1,727,180 83.65 2.28%
1985 1,688,177 84.24 2.24%
1984 1,650,817 84.82 2.62%
1983 1,608,109 85.06 2.67%
1982 1,565,800 85.25 2.67%
1981 1,524,515 85.43 2.70%
1980 1,483,977 85.61 2.69%
1979 1,444,634 85.79 2.63%
1978 1,407,081 85.97 2.59%
1977 1,371,069 86.14 2.58%
1976 1,336,150 86.32 2.59%
1975 1,302,039 86.49 2.60%
1974 1,268,673 86.66 2.59%
1973 1,236,209 86.83 2.58%
1972 1,204,690 86.99 2.56%
1971 1,174,185 87.16 2.54%
1970 1,144,743 87.32 2.51%
1969 1,116,391 87.48 2.48%
1968 1,089,070 87.64 2.46%
1967 1,062,645 87.80 2.21%
1966 1,039,438 88.17 2.23%
1965 1,016,538 88.53 2.25%
1964 993,876 88.89 2.27%
1963 971,563 89.23 2.27%
1962 949,792 89.56 2.23%
1961 928,817 89.89 2.17%
1960 908,856 90.20 2.10%