Liberia 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.
  • Liberia rural population for 2020 was 2,423,184, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • 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 2,318,337, a 1.6% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ethiopia 90,022,234
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Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Liberia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 2,423,184 47.91 1.42%
2019 2,388,948 48.39 1.47%
2018 2,354,022 48.85 1.53%
2017 2,318,337 49.30 1.59%
2016 2,281,744 49.75 1.66%
2015 2,244,165 50.18 1.71%
2014 2,206,042 50.60 1.77%
2013 2,167,289 51.02 1.90%
2012 2,126,433 51.42 2.14%
2011 2,081,318 51.81 2.46%
2010 2,030,782 52.19 2.89%
2009 1,972,982 52.56 3.30%
2008 1,908,992 52.91 3.48%
2007 1,843,745 53.26 3.26%
2006 1,784,590 53.60 2.75%
2005 1,736,140 53.95 1.96%
2004 1,702,472 54.29 1.25%
2003 1,681,272 54.64 1.09%
2002 1,663,086 54.98 1.74%
2001 1,634,320 55.33 3.02%
2000 1,585,702 55.67 4.75%
1999 1,512,160 56.01 6.38%
1998 1,418,696 56.35 7.30%
1997 1,318,868 56.70 6.79%
1996 1,232,251 57.04 10.91%
1995 1,104,933 54.04 8.64%
1994 1,013,488 51.02 6.61%
1993 948,639 47.99 5.23%
1992 900,345 44.98 4.95%
1991 856,859 42.00 -7.70%
1990 925,402 44.58 -7.14%
1989 993,940 47.19 -6.71%
1988 1,062,891 49.81 -6.04%
1987 1,129,046 52.43 -5.10%
1986 1,188,088 55.04 -4.00%
1985 1,236,535 57.63 -2.71%
1984 1,270,506 60.17 -0.08%
1983 1,271,493 61.81 1.71%
1982 1,249,929 62.83 2.02%
1981 1,224,925 63.84 1.94%
1980 1,201,350 64.83 1.71%
1979 1,180,958 65.82 1.55%
1978 1,162,777 66.79 1.42%
1977 1,146,401 67.75 1.40%
1976 1,130,506 68.69 1.45%
1975 1,114,204 69.62 1.50%
1974 1,097,650 70.53 1.48%
1973 1,081,544 71.42 1.46%
1972 1,065,920 72.29 1.43%
1971 1,050,832 73.14 1.40%
1970 1,036,190 73.98 1.37%
1969 1,022,046 74.79 1.34%
1968 1,008,396 75.59 1.31%
1967 995,230 76.38 1.30%
1966 982,396 77.14 1.29%
1965 969,836 77.89 1.28%
1964 957,541 78.62 1.26%
1963 945,523 79.34 1.26%
1962 933,682 80.03 1.27%
1961 921,942 80.71 1.28%
1960 910,227 81.37 %