Israel 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.
  • Israel rural population for 2020 was 683,249, a 0.63% increase from 2019.
  • Israel rural population for 2019 was 678,959, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • Israel rural population for 2018 was 673,494, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
  • Israel rural population for 2017 was 667,787, a 0.9% increase 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
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Israel Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 683,249 7.41 0.63%
2019 678,959 7.50 0.81%
2018 673,494 7.58 0.85%
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 %