Marshall Islands 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.
  • Marshall Islands rural population for 2020 was 13,145, a 0.99% decline from 2019.
  • Marshall Islands rural population for 2019 was 13,277, a 1.04% decline from 2018.
  • Marshall Islands rural population for 2018 was 13,417, a 1.09% decline from 2017.
  • Marshall Islands rural population for 2017 was 13,565, a 1.14% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Marshall Islands Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 13,145 22.21 -1.00%
2019 13,277 22.58 -1.05%
2018 13,417 22.97 -1.10%
2017 13,565 23.37 -1.15%
2016 13,722 23.77 -1.25%
2015 13,895 24.19 -1.29%
2014 14,076 24.62 -1.33%
2013 14,264 25.05 -1.39%
2012 14,463 25.50 -1.46%
2011 14,675 25.96 -1.50%
2010 14,897 26.43 -1.60%
2009 15,137 26.91 -1.61%
2008 15,382 27.39 -1.55%
2007 15,622 27.87 -1.25%
2006 15,818 28.37 -0.82%
2005 15,948 28.86 -0.30%
2004 15,996 29.36 0.16%
2003 15,970 29.87 0.38%
2002 15,910 30.38 0.16%
2001 15,885 30.90 -0.39%
2000 15,947 31.42 -1.00%
1999 16,107 31.95 -0.94%
1998 16,259 32.29 -1.20%
1997 16,455 32.62 -1.14%
1996 16,643 32.94 -0.87%
1995 16,788 33.27 -0.51%
1994 16,874 33.60 -0.21%
1993 16,910 33.94 0.20%
1992 16,876 34.27 0.74%
1991 16,751 34.61 1.41%
1990 16,517 34.95 2.12%
1989 16,171 35.29 2.49%
1988 15,774 35.78 2.37%
1987 15,404 36.53 2.69%
1986 14,995 37.29 2.76%
1985 14,587 38.06 2.72%
1984 14,196 38.83 2.73%
1983 13,814 39.60 2.59%
1982 13,461 40.39 2.50%
1981 13,128 41.17 2.92%
1980 12,750 41.70 4.99%
1979 12,129 41.23 4.66%
1978 11,577 40.76 4.45%
1977 11,073 40.30 4.60%
1976 10,575 39.83 4.89%
1975 10,070 39.37 5.36%
1974 9,544 38.91 4.85%
1973 9,092 38.79 -1.48%
1972 9,228 41.32 -1.33%
1971 9,352 43.90 -1.41%
1970 9,485 46.51 -1.62%
1969 9,640 49.14 -1.84%
1968 9,819 51.77 -1.83%
1967 10,000 54.40 0.35%
1966 9,965 55.87 0.56%
1965 9,909 57.34 0.87%
1964 9,823 58.79 1.23%
1963 9,703 60.22 1.24%
1962 9,583 61.64 0.96%
1961 9,491 63.04 0.41%
1960 9,452 64.42 %