Mali 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.
  • Mali rural population for 2020 was 11,358,895, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • Mali rural population for 2019 was 11,178,338, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Mali rural population for 2018 was 10,997,181, a 1.67% increase from 2017.
  • Mali rural population for 2017 was 10,816,442, a 1.67% 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
Mali Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 11,358,895 56.09 1.60%
2019 11,178,338 56.86 1.63%
2018 10,997,181 57.64 1.66%
2017 10,816,442 58.43 1.66%
2016 10,638,599 59.22 1.65%
2015 10,464,833 60.01 1.62%
2014 10,296,679 60.80 1.60%
2013 10,133,439 61.60 1.61%
2012 9,971,363 62.40 1.68%
2011 9,805,378 63.20 1.79%
2010 9,631,736 64.00 1.92%
2009 9,448,765 64.80 2.04%
2008 9,258,084 65.60 2.13%
2007 9,062,928 66.39 2.17%
2006 8,868,445 67.17 2.15%
2005 8,679,681 67.94 2.12%
2004 8,497,557 68.70 2.08%
2003 8,322,339 69.45 2.04%
2002 8,154,360 70.19 1.98%
2001 7,994,384 70.93 1.92%
2000 7,842,473 71.64 1.83%
1999 7,700,591 72.35 1.73%
1998 7,568,599 73.05 1.90%
1997 7,426,019 73.57 1.95%
1996 7,282,265 74.03 1.98%
1995 7,139,495 74.48 2.05%
1994 6,994,729 74.93 2.10%
1993 6,849,548 75.38 2.06%
1992 6,709,792 75.81 1.88%
1991 6,584,504 76.25 1.61%
1990 6,479,226 76.68 1.28%
1989 6,397,008 77.10 0.98%
1988 6,334,403 77.52 0.82%
1987 6,282,966 77.93 0.70%
1986 6,239,180 78.45 0.85%
1985 6,186,173 78.99 1.10%
1984 6,118,335 79.51 1.32%
1983 6,038,243 80.03 1.47%
1982 5,950,391 80.53 1.49%
1981 5,862,298 81.03 1.42%
1980 5,779,585 81.52 1.32%
1979 5,703,768 81.99 1.25%
1978 5,632,917 82.46 1.20%
1977 5,565,610 82.92 1.22%
1976 5,498,301 83.35 1.26%
1975 5,429,300 83.76 1.30%
1974 5,359,282 84.16 1.31%
1973 5,289,359 84.55 1.30%
1972 5,220,918 84.93 1.25%
1971 5,156,160 85.30 1.16%
1970 5,096,544 85.67 1.07%
1969 5,042,518 86.03 0.98%
1968 4,993,544 86.38 0.90%
1967 4,948,752 86.73 0.85%
1966 4,906,696 87.06 0.82%
1965 4,866,419 87.39 0.80%
1964 4,827,559 87.71 0.78%
1963 4,790,256 88.03 0.76%
1962 4,753,792 88.34 0.76%
1961 4,717,606 88.64 0.77%
1960 4,681,243 88.93 %