Malta Rural Population 1960-2023

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.
  • Malta rural population for 2022 was 26,825, a 0.32% decline from 2021.
  • Malta rural population for 2021 was 26,912, a 0.64% decline from 2020.
  • Malta rural population for 2020 was 27,086, a 0.97% increase from 2019.
  • Malta rural population for 2019 was 26,826, a 2.73% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,793,519
Italy 16,681,796
Poland 14,974,307
France 12,561,983
United Kingdom 10,448,880
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,902,107
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,288
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,510,274
Portugal 3,385,528
Czech Republic 2,697,096
Hungary 2,657,928
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,272,064
Greece 2,075,584
Ireland 1,822,006
Croatia 1,610,240
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,398
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 933,093
Lithuania 893,387
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,690
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,177
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 592,511
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 408,688
Belgium 215,535
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 76,599
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 52,836
Seychelles 41,629
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 26,825
Iceland 22,945
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Malta Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 26,825 5.13 -0.32%
2021 26,912 5.19 -0.64%
2020 27,086 5.26 0.96%
2019 26,826 5.32 2.70%
2018 26,112 5.39 2.27%
2017 25,525 5.45 1.54%
2016 25,136 5.52 1.10%
2015 24,861 5.59 1.19%
2014 24,566 5.65 0.80%
2013 24,370 5.72 0.23%
2012 24,315 5.79 -0.30%
2011 24,389 5.86 -0.75%
2010 24,572 5.93 -0.70%
2009 24,744 6.00 -0.44%
2008 24,853 6.07 -0.53%
2007 24,985 6.14 -0.83%
2006 25,194 6.22 -1.85%
2005 25,664 6.36 -3.04%
2004 26,456 6.59 -3.00%
2003 27,263 6.84 -3.00%
2002 28,094 7.10 -2.91%
2001 28,923 7.36 -2.89%
2000 29,771 7.63 -3.00%
1999 30,677 7.92 -3.03%
1998 31,621 8.21 -2.95%
1997 32,568 8.51 -2.83%
1996 33,504 8.82 -1.97%
1995 34,172 9.05 -0.52%
1994 34,350 9.17 -0.28%
1993 34,446 9.28 -0.20%
1992 34,516 9.39 -0.17%
1991 34,576 9.50 1.48%
1990 34,068 9.62 -0.22%
1989 34,143 9.74 -0.23%
1988 34,222 9.85 -0.38%
1987 34,352 9.97 -0.52%
1986 34,530 10.09 0.89%
1985 34,224 10.17 1.68%
1984 33,654 10.18 -0.07%
1983 33,677 10.19 1.33%
1982 33,232 10.20 2.06%
1981 32,555 10.21 0.65%
1980 32,345 10.22 0.97%
1979 32,033 10.22 0.93%
1978 31,738 10.23 0.96%
1977 31,434 10.24 0.30%
1976 31,339 10.25 0.42%
1975 31,207 10.26 0.66%
1974 31,003 10.27 -0.15%
1973 31,051 10.28 -0.17%
1972 31,104 10.28 -0.16%
1971 31,154 10.29 -0.07%
1970 31,176 10.30 -0.63%
1969 31,373 10.31 -1.25%
1968 31,769 10.32 -0.98%
1967 32,083 10.30 -0.56%
1966 32,264 10.24 -0.54%
1965 32,438 10.18 -0.16%
1964 32,491 10.11 0.21%
1963 32,423 10.05 0.18%
1962 32,364 9.99 0.19%
1961 32,301 9.93 0.21%
1960 32,234 9.87 %