Namibia 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.
  • Namibia rural population for 2020 was 1,218,801, a 0.2% decline from 2019.
  • Namibia rural population for 2019 was 1,221,269, a 0.17% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia rural population for 2018 was 1,223,367, a 0.15% decline from 2017.
  • Namibia rural population for 2017 was 1,225,218, a 0.15% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
Mexico 24,844,052
Iran 20,264,140
Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
Iraq 11,707,564
Algeria 11,518,353
Colombia 9,451,496
Romania 8,834,202
Guatemala 8,119,648
Kazakhstan 7,938,567
Malaysia 7,392,394
Peru 7,155,880
Ecuador 6,322,214
Azerbaijan 4,408,314
Venezuela 3,332,977
Serbia 3,008,808
Turkmenistan 2,863,849
Paraguay 2,697,309
Cuba 2,583,148
Belarus 1,928,364
Dominican Republic 1,894,044
Bulgaria 1,684,301
Bosnia 1,672,559
Libya 1,326,777
Jamaica 1,293,702
Namibia 1,218,801
Armenia 1,087,122
Albania 1,075,164
Costa Rica 979,547
Jordan 875,633
North Macedonia 864,978
Lebanon 755,918
Mauritius 749,824
Botswana 684,864
Guyana 575,871
Fiji 383,257
Equatorial Guinea 377,403
Maldives 320,709
Gabon 220,525
Belize 214,616
Montenegro 202,133
Suriname 198,581
Samoa 162,916
St. Lucia 149,031
Tonga 81,282
Grenada 71,408
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,110
Dominica 20,813
Marshall Islands 13,145
American Samoa 7,091
Tuvalu 4,243
Nauru 0
Namibia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,218,801 47.97 -0.20%
2019 1,221,269 48.96 -0.17%
2018 1,223,367 49.97 -0.15%
2017 1,225,218 51.00 -0.15%
2016 1,227,103 52.04 -0.17%
2015 1,229,212 53.10 -0.19%
2014 1,231,606 54.17 -0.18%
2013 1,233,878 55.24 -0.16%
2012 1,235,813 56.31 -0.11%
2011 1,237,147 57.36 0.01%
2010 1,237,085 58.38 0.08%
2009 1,236,116 59.40 0.15%
2008 1,234,264 60.40 0.18%
2007 1,232,041 61.40 0.17%
2006 1,229,905 62.39 0.13%
2005 1,228,272 63.37 0.08%
2004 1,227,324 64.33 0.04%
2003 1,226,892 65.29 0.05%
2002 1,226,335 66.23 0.21%
2001 1,223,717 67.10 0.83%
2000 1,213,623 67.63 0.96%
1999 1,202,054 68.15 1.09%
1998 1,189,027 68.67 1.22%
1997 1,174,646 69.18 1.33%
1996 1,159,108 69.68 1.44%
1995 1,142,550 70.19 1.53%
1994 1,125,166 70.68 1.64%
1993 1,106,872 71.18 1.80%
1992 1,087,108 71.66 2.13%
1991 1,064,203 72.08 2.63%
1990 1,036,616 72.34 2.97%
1989 1,006,313 72.61 3.28%
1988 973,860 72.86 3.44%
1987 940,944 73.12 3.36%
1986 909,843 73.38 3.08%
1985 882,245 73.63 2.70%
1984 858,775 73.89 2.33%
1983 838,975 74.14 2.03%
1982 822,075 74.39 1.87%
1981 806,866 74.65 1.78%
1980 792,594 74.93 1.75%
1979 778,833 75.22 1.70%
1978 765,683 75.51 1.73%
1977 752,561 75.79 1.85%
1976 738,738 76.07 2.05%
1975 723,731 76.35 2.31%
1974 707,181 76.63 2.57%
1973 689,227 76.90 2.74%
1972 670,580 77.17 2.76%
1971 652,327 77.44 2.65%
1970 635,243 77.71 2.27%
1969 620,955 78.15 2.11%
1968 608,015 78.61 2.01%
1967 595,945 79.07 1.96%
1966 584,380 79.52 1.96%
1965 573,020 79.97 1.97%
1964 561,833 80.40 1.95%
1963 550,964 80.83 1.93%
1962 540,422 81.25 1.90%
1961 530,236 81.67 1.84%
1960 520,570 82.09 %