Mali 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.
  • Mali rural population for 2019 was 11,178,343, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Mali rural population for 2018 was 10,997,144, a 1.67% increase from 2017.
  • Mali rural population for 2017 was 10,816,422, a 1.67% increase from 2016.
  • Mali rural population for 2016 was 10,638,588, a 1.66% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Mali Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 11,178,343 56.86 1.63%
2018 10,997,144 57.64 1.66%
2017 10,816,422 58.43 1.66%
2016 10,638,588 59.22 1.65%
2015 10,464,836 60.01 1.62%
2014 10,296,683 60.80 1.60%
2013 10,133,445 61.60 1.61%
2012 9,971,367 62.40 1.68%
2011 9,805,377 63.20 1.79%
2010 9,631,736 64.00 1.92%
2009 9,448,766 64.80 2.04%
2008 9,258,083 65.60 2.13%
2007 9,062,934 66.39 2.17%
2006 8,868,445 67.17 2.15%
2005 8,679,686 67.94 2.12%
2004 8,497,551 68.70 2.08%
2003 8,322,341 69.45 2.04%
2002 8,154,358 70.19 1.98%
2001 7,994,382 70.93 1.92%
2000 7,842,471 71.64 1.83%
1999 7,700,590 72.35 1.73%
1998 7,568,597 73.05 1.90%
1997 7,426,023 73.57 1.95%
1996 7,282,262 74.03 1.98%
1995 7,139,490 74.48 2.05%
1994 6,994,719 74.93 2.10%
1993 6,849,550 75.38 2.06%
1992 6,709,792 75.81 1.88%
1991 6,584,503 76.25 1.61%
1990 6,479,224 76.68 1.28%
1989 6,397,004 77.10 0.98%
1988 6,334,400 77.52 0.82%
1987 6,282,968 77.93 0.70%
1986 6,239,182 78.45 0.85%
1985 6,186,174 78.99 1.10%
1984 6,118,333 79.51 1.32%
1983 6,038,245 80.03 1.47%
1982 5,950,390 80.53 1.49%
1981 5,862,300 81.03 1.42%
1980 5,779,587 81.52 1.32%
1979 5,703,763 81.99 1.25%
1978 5,632,913 82.46 1.20%
1977 5,565,610 82.92 1.22%
1976 5,498,307 83.35 1.26%
1975 5,429,297 83.76 1.30%
1974 5,359,283 84.16 1.31%
1973 5,289,356 84.55 1.30%
1972 5,220,913 84.93 1.25%
1971 5,156,165 85.30 1.16%
1970 5,096,547 85.67 1.07%
1969 5,042,514 86.03 0.98%
1968 4,993,543 86.38 0.90%
1967 4,948,758 86.73 0.85%
1966 4,906,692 87.06 0.82%
1965 4,866,410 87.39 0.80%
1964 4,827,561 87.71 0.78%
1963 4,790,252 88.03 0.76%
1962 4,753,793 88.34 0.76%
1961 4,717,603 88.64 0.77%
1960 4,681,248 88.93 %