Israel Rural Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Israel rural population for 2018 was 673,570, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
  • Israel rural population for 2017 was 667,787, a 0.9% increase from 2016.
  • Israel rural population for 2016 was 661,802, a 0.98% increase from 2015.
  • Israel rural population for 2015 was 655,408, a 1.03% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 58,052,589
Germany 18,814,687
Italy 17,864,696
Poland 15,169,392
France 13,100,025
United Kingdom 11,038,502
Japan 10,608,200
South Korea 9,573,693
Spain 9,194,767
Canada 6,888,871
Saudi Arabia 5,444,563
Austria 3,689,480
Argentina 3,617,403
Portugal 3,576,922
Australia 3,495,933
Hungary 2,798,659
Czech Republic 2,784,782
Slovak Republic 2,520,550
Chile 2,329,158
Greece 2,246,588
Switzerland 2,231,590
Ireland 1,787,546
Croatia 1,760,609
Netherlands 1,466,360
Panama 1,348,754
UAE 1,298,061
Sweden 1,279,923
Norway 943,401
Slovenia 939,807
Lithuania 901,605
Finland 806,629
Oman 746,686
Denmark 702,998
Israel 673,570
New Zealand 657,686
Trinidad and Tobago 650,676
Latvia 613,758
Estonia 411,059
Cyprus 394,717
Belgium 228,327
Puerto Rico 205,193
Barbados 197,361
Bahrain 168,134
Uruguay 160,944
Channel Islands 117,791
French Polynesia 105,979
Brunei 95,963
New Caledonia 83,278
Antigua and Barbuda 72,601
Bahamas 65,462
Aruba 59,897
Luxembourg 54,811
Seychelles 41,907
Isle of Man 39,863
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,302
Liechtenstein 32,474
Faroe Islands 28,097
Malta 26,053
Qatar 24,062
Iceland 21,876
Curacao 17,352
British Virgin Islands 15,580
Andorra 9,193
Guam 8,653
Greenland 7,386
Northern Mariana Islands 4,768
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,578
Palau 3,594
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,600
San Marino 937
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Israel Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 673,570 7.58 0.86%
2017 667,787 7.66 0.90%
2016 661,802 7.74 0.97%
2015 655,408 7.82 1.03%
2014 648,712 7.90 1.00%
2013 642,262 7.97 0.98%
2012 636,004 8.04 1.00%
2011 629,651 8.11 1.04%
2010 623,153 8.17 1.06%
2009 616,589 8.24 1.65%
2008 606,484 8.30 1.04%
2007 600,185 8.36 1.05%
2006 593,922 8.42 1.03%
2005 587,811 8.48 1.03%
2004 581,761 8.54 1.03%
2003 575,782 8.61 1.08%
2002 569,619 8.67 1.29%
2001 562,318 8.73 1.63%
2000 553,243 8.80 1.92%
1999 542,736 8.86 1.82%
1998 532,971 8.93 1.56%
1997 524,715 8.99 1.77%
1996 515,524 9.06 1.77%
1995 506,480 9.13 1.59%
1994 498,490 9.23 1.50%
1993 491,062 9.33 1.58%
1992 483,355 9.44 2.38%
1991 471,986 9.54 4.93%
1990 449,271 9.64 2.02%
1989 440,279 9.75 0.62%
1988 437,537 9.85 0.59%
1987 434,978 9.96 0.54%
1986 432,651 10.06 0.48%
1985 430,581 10.17 0.70%
1984 427,587 10.28 0.23%
1983 426,592 10.39 -1.22%
1982 431,841 10.71 -1.31%
1981 437,534 11.06 -1.19%
1980 442,751 11.42 -0.77%
1979 446,180 11.79 -0.58%
1978 448,778 12.16 -1.03%
1977 453,431 12.55 -0.88%
1976 457,418 12.95 -0.89%
1975 461,484 13.36 -0.81%
1974 465,216 13.78 -0.11%
1973 465,705 14.21 0.98%
1972 461,151 14.65 -1.22%
1971 466,826 15.21 -0.69%
1970 470,041 15.81 -0.49%
1969 472,346 16.42 -1.16%
1968 477,855 17.05 -1.66%
1967 485,865 17.70 0.60%
1966 482,947 18.37 -1.14%
1965 488,508 19.06 -0.15%
1964 489,258 19.77 0.33%
1963 487,647 20.50 0.10%
1962 487,171 21.25 1.27%
1961 481,028 22.02 -1.73%
1960 489,438 23.15 -1.42%