Israel 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.
  • Israel rural population for 2019 was 678,907, a 0.8% 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.
  • Israel rural population for 2016 was 661,802, a 0.98% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
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
2019 678,907 7.50 0.80%
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 %