Greenland 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.
  • 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.
  • Greenland rural population for 2016 was 7,683, a 1.7% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,576,495
Germany 18,807,964
Italy 17,645,430
Poland 15,174,300
France 12,936,523
United Kingdom 10,926,089
Japan 10,482,515
South Korea 9,602,379
Spain 9,149,372
Canada 6,960,780
Saudi Arabia 5,460,690
Austria 3,682,651
Argentina 3,599,141
Australia 3,519,551
Portugal 3,515,838
Czech Republic 2,782,553
Hungary 2,770,367
Slovak Republic 2,523,654
Chile 2,341,903
Switzerland 2,242,404
Greece 2,208,848
Ireland 1,808,321
Croatia 1,739,182
Netherlands 1,408,121
Panama 1,356,355
UAE 1,290,785
Sweden 1,264,288
Slovenia 943,292
Norway 929,678
Lithuania 895,831
Finland 803,426
Oman 724,209
Denmark 698,575
Israel 678,907
New Zealand 658,140
Trinidad and Tobago 653,029
Latvia 607,846
Estonia 410,566
Cyprus 397,867
Belgium 224,973
Puerto Rico 205,163
Barbados 197,594
Bahrain 174,063
Uruguay 158,340
Channel Islands 118,978
French Polynesia 106,417
Brunei 95,574
New Caledonia 83,163
Antigua and Barbuda 73,318
Bahamas 65,698
Aruba 60,019
Luxembourg 54,408
Seychelles 41,863
Isle of Man 39,979
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,562
Liechtenstein 32,555
Faroe Islands 28,124
Malta 26,751
Qatar 22,996
Iceland 22,203
Curacao 17,175
British Virgin Islands 15,581
Andorra 9,269
Guam 8,601
Greenland 7,280
Northern Mariana Islands 4,744
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,444
Palau 3,517
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,536
San Marino 891
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Greenland Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
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 %