Malta 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.
  • Malta rural population for 2020 was 27,609, a 2.92% increase from 2019.
  • Malta rural population for 2019 was 26,826, a 2.73% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Malta Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 27,609 5.26 2.88%
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 %