Jordan 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.
  • Jordan rural population for 2018 was 898,132, a 0.74% decline from 2017.
  • Jordan rural population for 2017 was 904,867, a 0.21% decline from 2016.
  • Jordan rural population for 2016 was 906,816, a 0.43% increase from 2015.
  • Jordan rural population for 2015 was 902,935, a 1.23% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Jordan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 898,132 9.02 -0.75%
2017 904,867 9.25 -0.22%
2016 906,816 9.49 0.43%
2015 902,935 9.74 1.22%
2014 892,005 10.00 -3.80%
2013 926,596 10.88 -3.12%
2012 955,937 11.82 -2.79%
2011 983,026 12.83 -2.73%
2010 1,010,225 13.91 -2.80%
2009 1,038,952 15.07 -2.87%
2008 1,069,230 16.31 -3.09%
2007 1,102,743 17.63 -3.34%
2006 1,140,190 19.03 -3.67%
2005 1,182,820 20.52 -2.25%
2004 1,209,741 21.68 2.60%
2003 1,178,750 21.69 2.11%
2002 1,154,112 21.70 1.84%
2001 1,133,049 21.72 1.77%
2000 1,113,118 21.73 1.73%
1999 1,094,006 21.74 1.70%
1998 1,075,562 21.76 1.89%
1997 1,055,430 21.77 2.36%
1996 1,030,816 21.78 3.03%
1995 1,000,047 21.79 1.85%
1994 981,746 22.26 0.20%
1993 979,803 23.32 0.89%
1992 971,109 24.41 1.09%
1991 960,619 25.55 0.86%
1990 952,414 26.71 0.40%
1989 948,583 27.91 -0.01%
1988 948,700 29.13 -0.33%
1987 951,878 30.39 -0.37%
1986 955,397 31.69 -0.18%
1985 957,132 33.00 0.08%
1984 956,407 34.35 0.22%
1983 954,282 35.72 0.29%
1982 951,533 37.12 0.18%
1981 949,861 38.54 -0.07%
1980 950,508 39.97 0.61%
1979 944,741 41.02 2.07%
1978 925,412 41.35 1.85%
1977 908,446 41.68 1.82%
1976 892,075 42.02 1.94%
1975 874,914 42.35 2.07%
1974 857,002 42.69 2.22%
1973 838,220 43.02 2.59%
1972 816,780 43.36 3.27%
1971 790,468 43.69 4.21%
1970 757,881 44.03 5.46%
1969 717,604 44.37 6.77%
1968 670,633 44.70 7.67%
1967 621,142 45.04 7.70%
1966 575,119 45.39 6.90%
1965 536,784 45.74 5.50%
1964 508,052 46.09 4.10%
1963 487,666 46.44 3.09%
1962 472,836 46.79 1.99%
1961 463,501 47.59 1.12%
1960 458,349 49.12 2.14%