Gambia 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.
  • Gambia rural population for 2019 was 893,748, a 1.21% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia rural population for 2018 was 883,084, a 1.24% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia rural population for 2017 was 872,296, a 1.26% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia rural population for 2016 was 861,418, a 1.29% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Gambia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 893,748 38.07 1.20%
2018 883,084 38.73 1.23%
2017 872,296 39.40 1.25%
2016 861,418 40.08 1.28%
2015 850,447 40.77 1.31%
2014 839,411 41.47 1.33%
2013 828,293 42.18 1.35%
2012 817,154 42.90 1.36%
2011 806,088 43.62 1.38%
2010 795,067 44.34 1.37%
2009 784,222 45.06 1.38%
2008 773,507 45.79 1.39%
2007 762,841 46.52 1.44%
2006 751,942 47.25 1.51%
2005 740,687 47.98 1.59%
2004 728,988 48.71 1.67%
2003 716,915 49.45 1.45%
2002 706,582 50.32 1.41%
2001 696,698 51.23 1.41%
2000 686,945 52.13 1.40%
1999 677,379 53.04 1.41%
1998 667,882 53.94 1.43%
1997 658,428 54.85 1.46%
1996 648,888 55.74 1.50%
1995 639,202 56.64 1.53%
1994 629,478 57.53 1.57%
1993 619,692 58.41 1.39%
1992 611,142 59.48 1.60%
1991 601,461 60.59 2.01%
1990 589,486 61.69 2.53%
1989 574,781 62.77 3.03%
1988 557,650 63.85 3.33%
1987 539,384 64.91 3.32%
1986 521,769 65.95 3.02%
1985 506,234 66.98 2.56%
1984 493,421 67.99 2.12%
1983 483,081 68.99 1.92%
1982 473,913 69.89 1.86%
1981 465,198 70.74 1.96%
1980 456,179 71.59 2.11%
1979 446,633 72.42 2.22%
1978 436,831 73.23 2.29%
1977 426,950 74.03 2.29%
1976 417,277 74.81 2.23%
1975 408,084 75.57 2.16%
1974 399,371 76.33 2.11%
1973 391,022 77.06 1.55%
1972 385,008 78.19 1.45%
1971 379,481 79.37 1.49%
1970 373,869 80.50 1.54%
1969 368,157 81.59 1.57%
1968 362,405 82.63 1.57%
1967 356,751 83.62 1.52%
1966 351,357 84.57 1.43%
1965 346,363 85.47 1.31%
1964 341,849 86.32 1.20%
1963 337,783 87.14 1.64%
1962 332,274 87.47 1.75%
1961 326,519 87.67 1.78%
1960 320,770 87.87 %