Greenland 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.
  • Greenland rural population for 2020 was 7,169, a 1.52% decline from 2019.
  • Greenland rural population for 2019 was 7,280, a 1.44% decline from 2018.
  • Greenland rural population for 2018 was 7,386, a 2.07% decline from 2017.
  • Greenland rural population for 2017 was 7,542, a 1.84% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Greenland Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 7,169 12.72 -1.54%
2019 7,280 12.95 -1.45%
2018 7,386 13.18 -2.09%
2017 7,542 13.43 -1.85%
2016 7,683 13.67 -1.72%
2015 7,816 13.93 -2.16%
2014 7,987 14.19 -2.16%
2013 8,161 14.45 -2.98%
2012 8,408 14.80 -3.10%
2011 8,673 15.25 -2.44%
2010 8,887 15.62 -0.85%
2009 8,963 15.91 -1.87%
2008 9,132 16.21 -2.27%
2007 9,342 16.52 -2.24%
2006 9,554 16.83 -2.13%
2005 9,760 17.14 -1.57%
2004 9,914 17.42 -1.12%
2003 10,026 17.66 -1.09%
2002 10,136 17.91 -0.90%
2001 10,228 18.15 -1.10%
2000 10,341 18.40 -0.49%
1999 10,392 18.52 -0.67%
1998 10,462 18.65 -0.49%
1997 10,513 18.77 -0.49%
1996 10,565 18.90 -0.87%
1995 10,657 19.10 -0.50%
1994 10,710 19.30 -0.48%
1993 10,762 19.50 -1.22%
1992 10,894 19.70 -1.71%
1991 11,082 19.97 -1.84%
1990 11,288 20.30 -1.11%
1989 11,414 20.64 -0.74%
1988 11,499 20.98 -0.36%
1987 11,541 21.33 -0.51%
1986 11,600 21.68 -1.07%
1985 11,725 22.04 -0.67%
1984 11,804 22.40 -0.47%
1983 11,860 22.76 -0.44%
1982 11,912 23.13 -0.63%
1981 11,987 23.50 0.00%
1980 11,987 23.88 -0.38%
1979 12,033 24.26 -0.76%
1978 12,125 24.65 -1.98%
1977 12,367 25.03 -1.95%
1976 12,611 25.38 -0.73%
1975 12,703 25.61 -0.72%
1974 12,795 25.85 0.10%
1973 12,782 26.09 0.53%
1972 12,715 26.33 1.39%
1971 12,540 26.57 -0.85%
1970 12,647 27.26 -1.24%
1969 12,805 28.52 -1.04%
1968 12,939 29.81 -0.86%
1967 13,051 31.15 -0.88%
1966 13,166 32.51 -1.07%
1965 13,308 33.95 -0.20%
1964 13,335 35.47 -1.04%
1963 13,474 37.02 -0.25%
1962 13,508 38.59 -0.27%
1961 13,545 40.19 0.51%
1960 13,476 41.47 %