Spain 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.
  • Spain rural population for 2020 was 9,086,766, a 0.8% decline from 2019.
  • Spain rural population for 2019 was 9,160,400, a 0.53% decline from 2018.
  • Spain rural population for 2018 was 9,209,330, a 0.78% decline from 2017.
  • Spain rural population for 2017 was 9,281,373, a 0.96% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Spain Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 9,086,766 19.19 -0.81%
2019 9,160,400 19.44 -0.53%
2018 9,209,330 19.68 -0.78%
2017 9,281,373 19.92 -0.96%
2016 9,371,187 20.16 -1.09%
2015 9,473,817 20.40 -1.23%
2014 9,590,865 20.63 -1.42%
2013 9,728,205 20.87 -1.43%
2012 9,868,179 21.10 -1.01%
2011 9,968,815 21.33 -0.72%
2010 10,041,047 21.56 -0.61%
2009 10,102,486 21.79 -0.18%
2008 10,120,932 22.02 0.53%
2007 10,067,486 22.26 0.79%
2006 9,988,509 22.50 0.63%
2005 9,925,418 22.74 0.64%
2004 9,862,593 22.98 0.67%
2003 9,796,815 23.22 0.76%
2002 9,722,744 23.47 0.61%
2001 9,663,982 23.66 0.35%
2000 9,630,000 23.74 0.11%
1999 9,619,750 23.82 0.07%
1998 9,613,419 23.90 0.08%
1997 9,606,162 23.98 0.08%
1996 9,598,296 24.06 0.08%
1995 9,590,975 24.14 0.10%
1994 9,581,167 24.23 0.14%
1993 9,567,936 24.31 0.18%
1992 9,550,559 24.39 0.15%
1991 9,535,852 24.47 -0.47%
1990 9,580,406 24.65 -0.81%
1989 9,658,018 24.87 -0.75%
1988 9,730,502 25.10 -0.69%
1987 9,797,703 25.33 -0.64%
1986 9,860,687 25.56 -0.60%
1985 9,920,133 25.79 -0.53%
1984 9,972,794 26.02 -0.48%
1983 10,020,407 26.25 -0.40%
1982 10,060,595 26.49 -0.29%
1981 10,089,484 26.72 -1.11%
1980 10,201,721 27.21 -1.48%
1979 10,353,322 27.84 -1.37%
1978 10,496,542 28.47 -1.27%
1977 10,631,094 29.12 -1.19%
1976 10,757,865 29.77 -1.14%
1975 10,881,129 30.43 -1.09%
1974 11,000,753 31.10 -1.06%
1973 11,118,088 31.78 -1.02%
1972 11,232,265 32.46 -1.01%
1971 11,346,103 33.15 -1.21%
1970 11,484,091 33.96 -1.59%
1969 11,668,253 34.89 -1.67%
1968 11,865,098 35.83 -1.32%
1967 12,022,749 36.79 -1.35%
1966 12,186,583 37.75 -1.52%
1965 12,373,341 38.72 -1.41%
1964 12,549,483 39.70 -1.47%
1963 12,735,859 40.69 -1.55%
1962 12,934,262 41.69 -1.46%
1961 13,124,738 42.70 -0.78%
1960 13,227,520 43.43 %