Madagascar 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.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2020 was 17,020,562, a 1.56% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2019 was 16,758,457, a 1.6% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2018 was 16,495,096, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2017 was 16,231,649, a 1.65% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
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
Madagascar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 17,020,562 61.47 1.55%
2019 16,758,457 62.14 1.58%
2018 16,495,096 62.81 1.61%
2017 16,231,649 63.48 1.64%
2016 15,968,245 64.14 1.66%
2015 15,705,380 64.81 1.68%
2014 15,443,362 65.47 1.70%
2013 15,182,444 66.12 1.73%
2012 14,921,523 66.77 1.77%
2011 14,659,785 67.42 1.81%
2010 14,396,229 68.06 1.86%
2009 14,130,776 68.70 1.91%
2008 13,863,557 69.33 1.96%
2007 13,595,108 69.96 2.01%
2006 13,324,747 70.58 2.06%
2005 13,053,179 71.19 2.11%
2004 12,780,590 71.79 2.60%
2003 12,452,039 72.06 2.64%
2002 12,127,386 72.34 2.68%
2001 11,806,901 72.61 2.71%
2000 11,490,691 72.88 2.75%
1999 11,178,708 73.15 2.78%
1998 10,871,726 73.41 2.80%
1997 10,571,360 73.68 2.80%
1996 10,279,932 73.94 2.77%
1995 9,999,288 74.20 2.73%
1994 9,729,871 74.46 2.66%
1993 9,474,786 74.75 2.24%
1992 9,265,245 75.32 2.21%
1991 9,062,323 75.88 2.20%
1990 8,865,310 76.43 2.18%
1989 8,674,496 76.98 2.16%
1988 8,489,531 77.51 2.14%
1987 8,309,613 78.04 2.16%
1986 8,132,416 78.56 2.18%
1985 7,956,902 79.07 2.22%
1984 7,782,246 79.57 2.25%
1983 7,608,844 80.06 2.28%
1982 7,437,082 80.54 2.30%
1981 7,267,861 81.01 2.31%
1980 7,101,895 81.48 2.32%
1979 6,939,376 81.93 2.33%
1978 6,779,886 82.38 2.33%
1977 6,623,754 82.82 2.33%
1976 6,471,010 83.25 2.33%
1975 6,321,830 83.67 2.27%
1974 6,180,072 84.13 2.26%
1973 6,041,883 84.59 2.26%
1972 5,907,127 85.04 2.24%
1971 5,776,207 85.47 2.23%
1970 5,649,046 85.90 2.28%
1969 5,521,592 86.25 2.26%
1968 5,398,426 86.59 2.23%
1967 5,279,476 86.93 2.21%
1966 5,164,149 87.25 2.14%
1965 5,055,044 87.62 2.11%
1964 4,949,357 87.99 2.09%
1963 4,846,779 88.34 2.08%
1962 4,747,183 88.69 2.06%
1961 4,650,484 89.03 2.04%
1960 4,556,693 89.36 %