Libya Rural Population 1960-2024

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.
  • Libya rural population for 2022 was 1,273,772, a 0.49% decline from 2021.
  • Libya rural population for 2021 was 1,280,107, a 0.37% decline from 2020.
  • Libya rural population for 2020 was 1,284,810, a 0.25% decline from 2019.
  • Libya rural population for 2019 was 1,288,001, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkey 19,609,710
South Africa 18,965,399
Iraq 12,746,359
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Paraguay 2,521,216
Dominican Republic 1,813,679
Belarus 1,811,720
Bosnia 1,621,904
Bulgaria 1,528,155
Libya 1,273,772
Jamaica 1,215,546
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Suriname 208,236
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Grenada 79,192
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Libya Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,273,772 18.70 -0.50%
2021 1,280,107 19.01 -0.37%
2020 1,284,810 19.31 -0.25%
2019 1,288,001 19.61 -0.07%
2018 1,288,951 19.90 0.13%
2017 1,287,324 20.18 0.15%
2016 1,285,337 20.46 0.13%
2015 1,283,650 20.73 0.29%
2014 1,279,982 20.99 0.66%
2013 1,271,500 21.24 0.80%
2012 1,261,318 21.49 -6.37%
2011 1,344,248 21.72 -5.82%
2010 1,424,862 21.95 1.08%
2009 1,409,609 22.16 1.17%
2008 1,393,162 22.37 1.26%
2007 1,375,706 22.56 1.24%
2006 1,358,762 22.75 1.53%
2005 1,338,066 22.92 1.91%
2004 1,312,746 23.08 1.93%
2003 1,287,666 23.23 1.91%
2002 1,263,279 23.37 1.88%
2001 1,239,735 23.50 1.83%
2000 1,217,201 23.61 1.46%
1999 1,199,555 23.72 1.15%
1998 1,185,818 23.81 1.26%
1997 1,170,974 23.89 1.42%
1996 1,154,502 23.95 1.60%
1995 1,136,219 24.01 1.73%
1994 1,116,696 24.06 1.87%
1993 1,095,974 24.11 2.00%
1992 1,074,224 24.17 2.11%
1991 1,051,756 24.22 2.23%
1990 1,028,612 24.28 2.33%
1989 1,004,881 24.33 2.44%
1988 980,699 24.39 2.54%
1987 956,078 24.44 2.68%
1986 930,837 24.50 2.87%
1985 904,499 24.55 2.70%
1984 880,443 24.70 -0.88%
1983 888,251 25.95 -0.09%
1982 889,086 27.23 0.07%
1981 888,449 28.55 0.27%
1980 886,031 29.91 0.48%
1979 881,808 31.30 0.66%
1978 876,027 32.74 0.78%
1977 869,246 34.20 0.90%
1976 861,471 35.69 1.00%
1975 852,909 37.22 0.95%
1974 844,819 38.76 0.15%
1973 843,540 40.47 -4.20%
1972 879,753 43.71 -4.53%
1971 920,567 47.01 -4.28%
1970 960,870 50.33 -3.93%
1969 999,367 53.65 -3.58%
1968 1,035,780 56.93 -3.25%
1967 1,070,010 60.16 -2.89%
1966 1,101,348 63.30 -2.37%
1965 1,127,726 66.33 -1.19%
1964 1,141,206 69.08 2.20%
1963 1,116,362 70.00 2.52%
1962 1,088,595 70.91 2.49%
1961 1,061,794 71.80 2.35%
1960 1,037,091 72.68 %