Malta 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.
  • Malta rural population for 2019 was 26,751, a 2.45% increase from 2018.
  • Malta rural population for 2018 was 26,112, a 2.3% increase from 2017.
  • Malta rural population for 2017 was 25,525, a 1.55% increase from 2016.
  • Malta rural population for 2016 was 25,136, a 1.11% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,576,495
Germany 18,807,964
Italy 17,645,430
Poland 15,174,300
France 12,936,523
United Kingdom 10,926,089
Japan 10,482,515
South Korea 9,602,379
Spain 9,149,372
Canada 6,960,780
Saudi Arabia 5,460,690
Austria 3,682,651
Argentina 3,599,141
Australia 3,519,551
Portugal 3,515,838
Czech Republic 2,782,553
Hungary 2,770,367
Slovak Republic 2,523,654
Chile 2,341,903
Switzerland 2,242,404
Greece 2,208,848
Ireland 1,808,321
Croatia 1,739,182
Netherlands 1,408,121
Panama 1,356,355
UAE 1,290,785
Sweden 1,264,288
Slovenia 943,292
Norway 929,678
Lithuania 895,831
Finland 803,426
Oman 724,209
Denmark 698,575
Israel 678,907
New Zealand 658,140
Trinidad and Tobago 653,029
Latvia 607,846
Estonia 410,566
Cyprus 397,867
Belgium 224,973
Puerto Rico 205,163
Barbados 197,594
Bahrain 174,063
Uruguay 158,340
Channel Islands 118,978
French Polynesia 106,417
Brunei 95,574
New Caledonia 83,163
Antigua and Barbuda 73,318
Bahamas 65,698
Aruba 60,019
Luxembourg 54,408
Seychelles 41,863
Isle of Man 39,979
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,562
Liechtenstein 32,555
Faroe Islands 28,124
Malta 26,751
Qatar 22,996
Iceland 22,203
Curacao 17,175
British Virgin Islands 15,581
Andorra 9,269
Guam 8,601
Greenland 7,280
Northern Mariana Islands 4,744
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,444
Palau 3,517
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,536
San Marino 891
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 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
2019 26,751 5.32 2.42%
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 %