Italy Rural Population 1960-2020

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.
  • Italy rural population for 2019 was 17,645,430, a 1.21% decline from 2018.
  • Italy rural population for 2018 was 17,861,881, a 1.17% decline from 2017.
  • Italy rural population for 2017 was 18,073,840, a 1.11% decline from 2016.
  • Italy rural population for 2016 was 18,276,159, a 1.12% decline 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 36,554
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
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Italy Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 17,645,430 29.26 -1.22%
2018 17,861,881 29.56 -1.18%
2017 18,073,840 29.86 -1.11%
2016 18,276,159 30.15 -1.13%
2015 18,483,353 30.44 -1.05%
2014 18,679,287 30.73 -0.03%
2013 18,685,173 31.02 0.21%
2012 18,645,458 31.32 -0.49%
2011 18,737,779 31.56 -0.20%
2010 18,774,936 31.67 -0.06%
2009 18,787,007 31.79 0.09%
2008 18,770,433 31.91 0.29%
2007 18,715,453 32.03 0.14%
2006 18,689,801 32.14 -0.07%
2005 18,702,115 32.26 0.13%
2004 18,678,509 32.38 0.28%
2003 18,626,218 32.50 0.08%
2002 18,611,507 32.62 -0.16%
2001 18,640,786 32.72 -0.13%
2000 18,664,484 32.78 -0.14%
1999 18,690,180 32.84 -0.17%
1998 18,721,181 32.90 -0.15%
1997 18,749,929 32.96 -0.13%
1996 18,774,128 33.02 -0.15%
1995 18,802,959 33.08 -0.18%
1994 18,836,766 33.14 -0.16%
1993 18,867,028 33.20 -0.12%
1992 18,889,575 33.26 -0.04%
1991 18,897,182 33.29 0.13%
1990 18,872,760 33.27 0.14%
1989 18,845,634 33.25 0.14%
1988 18,820,178 33.23 0.11%
1987 18,799,765 33.21 0.07%
1986 18,786,528 33.19 0.07%
1985 18,774,185 33.17 0.09%
1984 18,757,445 33.15 0.08%
1983 18,741,940 33.13 0.10%
1982 18,723,830 33.11 -0.07%
1981 18,737,650 33.16 -0.47%
1980 18,826,343 33.36 -0.39%
1979 18,899,110 33.56 -0.30%
1978 18,956,292 33.76 -0.23%
1977 19,000,219 33.96 -0.16%
1976 19,031,129 34.16 -0.09%
1975 19,047,865 34.36 0.01%
1974 19,045,214 34.56 0.07%
1973 19,031,041 34.76 0.10%
1972 19,012,262 34.96 -0.26%
1971 19,060,905 35.25 -0.88%
1970 19,229,471 35.73 -0.81%
1969 19,385,021 36.21 -0.76%
1968 19,532,729 36.69 -0.69%
1967 19,667,348 37.18 -0.58%
1966 19,781,807 37.67 -0.52%
1965 19,884,509 38.16 -0.44%
1964 19,972,523 38.65 -0.46%
1963 20,063,620 39.15 -0.53%
1962 20,171,158 39.65 -0.57%
1961 20,287,312 40.14 -0.56%
1960 20,400,656 40.64 0.78%