Libya 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.
  • Libya rural population for 2020 was 1,326,777, a 0.16% decline from 2019.
  • Libya rural population for 2019 was 1,328,855, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Libya rural population for 2018 was 1,328,901, a 0.05% increase from 2017.
  • Libya rural population for 2017 was 1,328,187, a 0.01% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Libya Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,326,777 19.31 -0.16%
2019 1,328,855 19.61 -0.00%
2018 1,328,901 19.90 0.05%
2017 1,328,187 20.18 -0.01%
2016 1,328,296 20.46 -0.17%
2015 1,330,517 20.73 -0.37%
2014 1,335,456 20.99 -0.54%
2013 1,342,695 21.24 -0.59%
2012 1,350,682 21.49 -0.48%
2011 1,357,131 21.72 -0.23%
2010 1,360,264 21.95 0.06%
2009 1,359,476 22.16 0.31%
2008 1,355,219 22.37 0.53%
2007 1,348,091 22.56 0.67%
2006 1,339,087 22.75 0.75%
2005 1,329,043 22.92 0.84%
2004 1,317,963 23.08 0.93%
2003 1,305,765 23.23 1.01%
2002 1,292,673 23.37 1.06%
2001 1,279,055 23.50 1.09%
2000 1,265,159 23.61 1.11%
1999 1,251,237 23.72 1.13%
1998 1,237,196 23.81 1.20%
1997 1,222,487 23.89 1.34%
1996 1,206,264 23.95 1.53%
1995 1,188,008 24.01 1.69%
1994 1,168,082 24.06 1.85%
1993 1,146,653 24.11 1.99%
1992 1,124,029 24.17 2.09%
1991 1,100,752 24.22 2.17%
1990 1,077,089 24.28 2.24%
1989 1,053,273 24.33 2.31%
1988 1,029,199 24.39 2.44%
1987 1,004,415 24.44 2.62%
1986 978,478 24.50 2.85%
1985 951,013 24.55 2.73%
1984 925,438 24.70 -1.33%
1983 937,829 25.95 -1.04%
1982 947,620 27.23 -0.86%
1981 955,757 28.55 -0.74%
1980 962,812 29.91 -0.68%
1979 969,398 31.30 -0.60%
1978 975,209 32.74 -0.49%
1977 979,991 34.20 -0.32%
1976 983,152 35.69 -0.13%
1975 984,387 37.22 0.10%
1974 983,377 38.76 -0.04%
1973 983,775 40.47 -3.35%
1972 1,017,298 43.71 -2.92%
1971 1,047,405 47.01 -2.49%
1970 1,073,783 50.33 -2.09%
1969 1,096,469 53.65 -1.69%
1968 1,115,207 56.93 -1.35%
1967 1,130,346 60.16 -1.01%
1966 1,141,771 63.30 -0.70%
1965 1,149,772 66.33 -0.20%
1964 1,152,065 69.08 2.37%
1963 1,125,050 70.00 2.28%
1962 1,099,698 70.91 2.21%
1961 1,075,664 71.80 2.16%
1960 1,052,665 72.68 %