Liberia 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.
  • Liberia rural population for 2019 was 2,388,948, a 1.48% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia rural population for 2018 was 2,354,022, a 1.54% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia rural population for 2017 was 2,318,339, a 1.6% increase from 2016.
  • Liberia rural population for 2016 was 2,281,744, a 1.67% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ethiopia 88,290,020
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Tanzania 37,993,578
Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Liberia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,388,948 48.39 1.47%
2018 2,354,022 48.85 1.53%
2017 2,318,339 49.30 1.59%
2016 2,281,744 49.75 1.66%
2015 2,244,165 50.18 1.71%
2014 2,206,040 50.60 1.77%
2013 2,167,288 51.02 1.90%
2012 2,126,432 51.42 2.14%
2011 2,081,317 51.81 2.46%
2010 2,030,782 52.19 2.89%
2009 1,972,985 52.56 3.30%
2008 1,908,991 52.91 3.48%
2007 1,843,745 53.26 3.26%
2006 1,784,590 53.60 2.75%
2005 1,736,141 53.95 1.96%
2004 1,702,470 54.29 1.25%
2003 1,681,274 54.64 1.09%
2002 1,663,087 54.98 1.74%
2001 1,634,319 55.33 3.02%
2000 1,585,707 55.67 4.75%
1999 1,512,163 56.01 6.38%
1998 1,418,701 56.35 7.30%
1997 1,318,863 56.70 6.79%
1996 1,232,250 57.04 10.91%
1995 1,104,935 54.04 8.64%
1994 1,013,489 51.02 6.61%
1993 948,638 47.99 5.22%
1992 900,350 44.98 4.95%
1991 856,858 42.00 -7.70%
1990 925,400 44.58 -7.15%
1989 993,941 47.19 -6.71%
1988 1,062,887 49.81 -6.04%
1987 1,129,048 52.43 -5.10%
1986 1,188,086 55.04 -4.00%
1985 1,236,534 57.63 -2.71%
1984 1,270,508 60.17 -0.08%
1983 1,271,490 61.81 1.71%
1982 1,249,932 62.83 2.02%
1981 1,224,921 63.84 1.94%
1980 1,201,356 64.83 1.71%
1979 1,180,956 65.82 1.55%
1978 1,162,774 66.79 1.42%
1977 1,146,391 67.75 1.40%
1976 1,130,508 68.69 1.45%
1975 1,114,203 69.62 1.50%
1974 1,097,651 70.53 1.48%
1973 1,081,545 71.42 1.46%
1972 1,065,920 72.29 1.43%
1971 1,050,830 73.14 1.40%
1970 1,036,190 73.98 1.37%
1969 1,022,048 74.79 1.34%
1968 1,008,394 75.59 1.31%
1967 995,232 76.38 1.30%
1966 982,401 77.14 1.29%
1965 969,835 77.89 1.28%
1964 957,538 78.62 1.26%
1963 945,528 79.34 1.26%
1962 933,680 80.03 1.27%
1961 921,941 80.71 1.28%
1960 910,229 81.37 %