Guyana 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.
  • Guyana rural population for 2020 was 575,871, a 0.35% increase from 2019.
  • Guyana rural population for 2019 was 573,860, a 0.37% increase from 2018.
  • Guyana rural population for 2018 was 571,744, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Guyana rural population for 2017 was 569,491, a 0.42% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guyana Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 575,871 73.21 0.35%
2019 573,860 73.31 0.37%
2018 571,744 73.39 0.39%
2017 569,491 73.46 0.42%
2016 567,091 73.52 0.46%
2015 564,516 73.56 0.49%
2014 561,734 73.59 0.52%
2013 558,831 73.60 0.51%
2012 555,966 73.60 0.45%
2011 553,493 73.60 0.66%
2010 549,827 73.37 0.55%
2009 546,814 73.13 0.44%
2008 544,391 72.90 0.37%
2007 542,368 72.66 0.35%
2006 540,481 72.42 0.36%
2005 538,560 72.18 0.39%
2004 536,453 71.94 0.42%
2003 534,215 71.69 0.34%
2002 532,390 71.48 0.07%
2001 532,032 71.39 -0.08%
2000 532,455 71.31 -0.27%
1999 533,904 71.22 -0.42%
1998 536,155 71.13 -0.43%
1997 538,473 71.04 -0.25%
1996 539,804 70.95 0.06%
1995 539,479 70.86 0.44%
1994 537,101 70.77 0.75%
1993 533,065 70.69 0.86%
1992 528,479 70.60 0.68%
1991 524,908 70.51 0.29%
1990 523,414 70.42 -0.18%
1989 524,345 70.33 -0.55%
1988 527,228 70.24 -0.77%
1987 531,329 70.15 -0.79%
1986 535,549 70.06 -0.65%
1985 539,053 69.97 -0.49%
1984 541,691 69.88 -0.35%
1983 543,592 69.79 -0.17%
1982 544,491 69.70 0.07%
1981 544,118 69.60 0.33%
1980 542,300 69.51 0.38%
1979 540,236 69.60 0.63%
1978 536,818 69.71 0.85%
1977 532,279 69.81 0.94%
1976 527,298 69.92 0.94%
1975 522,339 70.03 0.92%
1974 517,540 70.14 0.93%
1973 512,761 70.25 0.94%
1972 507,956 70.36 1.00%
1971 502,912 70.47 1.08%
1970 497,504 70.58 1.23%
1969 491,410 70.63 1.33%
1968 484,905 70.67 1.45%
1967 477,908 70.71 1.64%
1966 470,153 70.75 1.87%
1965 461,462 70.79 2.12%
1964 451,785 70.83 2.36%
1963 441,229 70.87 2.60%
1962 429,923 70.91 2.79%
1961 418,096 70.95 2.95%
1960 405,936 70.99 %