Madagascar 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.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2019 was 16,758,458, a 1.6% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2018 was 16,495,131, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2017 was 16,231,667, a 1.65% increase from 2016.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2016 was 15,968,251, a 1.67% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
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
Madagascar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 16,758,458 62.14 1.58%
2018 16,495,131 62.81 1.61%
2017 16,231,667 63.48 1.64%
2016 15,968,251 64.14 1.66%
2015 15,705,385 64.81 1.68%
2014 15,443,355 65.47 1.70%
2013 15,182,440 66.12 1.73%
2012 14,921,523 66.77 1.77%
2011 14,659,783 67.42 1.81%
2010 14,396,229 68.06 1.86%
2009 14,130,778 68.70 1.91%
2008 13,863,555 69.33 1.96%
2007 13,595,115 69.96 2.01%
2006 13,324,750 70.58 2.06%
2005 13,053,180 71.19 2.11%
2004 12,780,594 71.79 2.60%
2003 12,452,040 72.06 2.64%
2002 12,127,383 72.34 2.68%
2001 11,806,900 72.61 2.71%
2000 11,490,691 72.88 2.75%
1999 11,178,706 73.15 2.78%
1998 10,871,726 73.41 2.80%
1997 10,571,355 73.68 2.80%
1996 10,279,926 73.94 2.77%
1995 9,999,286 74.20 2.73%
1994 9,729,871 74.46 2.66%
1993 9,474,780 74.75 2.24%
1992 9,265,243 75.32 2.21%
1991 9,062,330 75.88 2.20%
1990 8,865,299 76.43 2.18%
1989 8,674,500 76.98 2.16%
1988 8,489,530 77.51 2.14%
1987 8,309,614 78.04 2.16%
1986 8,132,418 78.56 2.18%
1985 7,956,904 79.07 2.22%
1984 7,782,249 79.57 2.25%
1983 7,608,842 80.06 2.28%
1982 7,437,075 80.54 2.30%
1981 7,267,866 81.01 2.31%
1980 7,101,899 81.48 2.32%
1979 6,939,372 81.93 2.33%
1978 6,779,889 82.38 2.33%
1977 6,623,759 82.82 2.33%
1976 6,471,008 83.25 2.33%
1975 6,321,825 83.67 2.27%
1974 6,180,078 84.13 2.26%
1973 6,041,877 84.59 2.26%
1972 5,907,128 85.04 2.24%
1971 5,776,205 85.47 2.23%
1970 5,649,046 85.90 2.28%
1969 5,521,593 86.25 2.26%
1968 5,398,423 86.59 2.23%
1967 5,279,473 86.93 2.21%
1966 5,164,152 87.25 2.14%
1965 5,055,047 87.62 2.11%
1964 4,949,357 87.99 2.09%
1963 4,846,779 88.34 2.08%
1962 4,747,188 88.69 2.06%
1961 4,650,490 89.03 2.04%
1960 4,556,698 89.36 %