Maldives 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.
  • Maldives rural population for 2020 was 320,709, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • Maldives rural population for 2019 was 317,311, a 2.22% increase from 2018.
  • Maldives rural population for 2018 was 310,413, a 3.16% increase from 2017.
  • Maldives rural population for 2017 was 300,916, a 3.67% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Maldives Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 320,709 59.33 1.07%
2019 317,311 59.76 2.20%
2018 310,413 60.19 3.11%
2017 300,916 60.62 3.60%
2016 290,277 61.05 3.73%
2015 279,640 61.47 3.79%
2014 269,250 61.89 3.89%
2013 258,976 62.32 3.85%
2012 249,195 62.73 3.64%
2011 240,285 63.15 3.30%
2010 232,480 63.57 2.78%
2009 226,096 63.98 2.21%
2008 221,146 64.39 1.80%
2007 217,191 64.80 1.69%
2006 213,542 65.21 0.85%
2005 211,738 66.25 0.76%
2004 210,135 67.51 0.98%
2003 208,087 68.75 1.10%
2002 205,806 69.96 1.04%
2001 203,683 71.14 0.84%
2000 201,987 72.29 1.34%
1999 199,305 72.87 1.35%
1998 196,623 73.25 1.22%
1997 194,239 73.62 1.28%
1996 191,771 73.99 1.46%
1995 188,987 74.36 2.14%
1994 184,980 74.41 2.52%
1993 180,373 74.35 2.73%
1992 175,519 74.29 2.89%
1991 170,524 74.22 2.99%
1990 165,495 74.16 2.98%
1989 160,631 74.19 3.04%
1988 155,815 74.27 3.17%
1987 150,952 74.35 3.28%
1986 146,078 74.43 3.38%
1985 141,224 74.51 2.88%
1984 137,220 75.05 2.75%
1983 133,501 75.74 2.80%
1982 129,809 76.43 2.74%
1981 126,298 77.10 2.60%
1980 123,056 77.75 2.38%
1979 120,158 78.39 2.18%
1978 117,564 79.02 1.55%
1977 115,761 80.04 1.16%
1976 114,424 81.40 1.42%
1975 112,812 82.70 1.75%
1974 110,853 83.92 2.03%
1973 108,627 85.06 2.21%
1972 106,254 86.14 2.16%
1971 103,982 87.16 1.99%
1970 101,929 88.11 2.50%
1969 99,412 88.30 2.21%
1968 97,238 88.48 2.02%
1967 95,297 88.66 2.28%
1966 93,152 88.61 2.40%
1965 90,941 88.54 2.44%
1964 88,753 88.60 2.60%
1963 86,474 88.66 2.68%
1962 84,189 88.71 2.68%
1961 81,960 88.77 2.63%
1960 79,831 88.83 %