Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2020 was 2,715,272, a 0.59% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2019 was 2,699,365, a 0.66% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2018 was 2,681,761, a 0.72% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2017 was 2,662,543, a 0.78% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 898,024,053
Pakistan 138,797,696
Indonesia 118,597,107
Bangladesh 101,815,917
Nigeria 99,033,580
Vietnam 60,992,356
Egypt 58,552,675
Philippines 57,630,884
Kenya 38,718,025
Myanmar 37,466,040
Sudan 28,391,086
Sri Lanka 17,817,298
Uzbekistan 16,973,620
Morocco 13,460,542
Ukraine 13,413,416
Ghana 13,252,922
Cambodia 12,667,630
Cameroon 11,266,065
Angola 10,903,384
Zambia 10,179,380
Papua New Guinea 7,753,046
Lao PDR 4,635,257
Kyrgyz Republic 4,162,200
Honduras 4,124,378
Tunisia 3,596,642
Bolivia 3,487,551
Nicaragua 2,715,272
Mauritania 2,077,143
Congo, Rep. 1,775,225
El Salvador 1,722,476
Lesotho 1,520,399
Georgia 1,505,916
Moldova 1,496,110
West Bank and Gaza 1,118,249
Mongolia 1,027,515
Timor-Leste 905,506
Eswatini 879,741
Solomon Islands 517,425
Bhutan 445,097
Vanuatu 228,750
Djibouti 216,748
Cabo Verde 185,411
Micronesia 88,643
Sao Tome and Principe 56,206
Kiribati 53,041
Nicaragua Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 2,715,272 40.99 0.59%
2019 2,699,365 41.24 0.65%
2018 2,681,761 41.48 0.72%
2017 2,662,543 41.70 0.77%
2016 2,641,994 41.91 0.82%
2015 2,620,293 42.11 0.84%
2014 2,598,376 42.30 0.86%
2013 2,576,243 42.50 0.87%
2012 2,554,002 42.69 0.88%
2011 2,531,635 42.89 0.89%
2010 2,509,179 43.08 0.90%
2009 2,486,611 43.28 0.92%
2008 2,463,918 43.48 0.92%
2007 2,441,294 43.67 0.93%
2006 2,418,775 43.87 0.92%
2005 2,396,560 44.07 1.02%
2004 2,372,265 44.22 1.03%
2003 2,347,953 44.37 1.05%
2002 2,323,434 44.52 1.09%
2001 2,298,178 44.67 1.15%
2000 2,271,811 44.82 1.22%
1999 2,244,172 44.96 1.29%
1998 2,215,387 45.11 1.37%
1997 2,185,143 45.26 1.47%
1996 2,153,290 45.41 1.57%
1995 2,119,675 45.56 1.47%
1994 2,088,802 45.82 1.54%
1993 2,056,898 46.09 1.62%
1992 2,023,825 46.37 1.65%
1991 1,990,736 46.65 1.64%
1990 1,958,384 46.93 1.60%
1989 1,927,279 47.20 1.58%
1988 1,897,117 47.48 1.59%
1987 1,867,220 47.76 1.66%
1986 1,836,518 48.04 1.77%
1985 1,804,285 48.32 1.90%
1984 1,770,269 48.59 2.02%
1983 1,734,850 48.87 2.13%
1982 1,698,230 49.15 2.22%
1981 1,660,918 49.43 2.30%
1980 1,623,225 49.71 2.36%
1979 1,585,290 49.99 2.44%
1978 1,547,118 50.27 2.50%
1977 1,508,981 50.54 2.53%
1976 1,471,309 50.82 2.54%
1975 1,434,361 51.10 2.55%
1974 1,398,264 51.38 2.55%
1973 1,363,126 51.66 2.54%
1972 1,328,915 51.94 2.54%
1971 1,295,634 52.22 1.63%
1970 1,274,735 52.97 1.42%
1969 1,256,779 53.84 1.43%
1968 1,238,907 54.71 1.45%
1967 1,221,107 55.57 1.48%
1966 1,203,179 56.44 1.52%
1965 1,185,036 57.29 1.56%
1964 1,166,667 58.15 1.60%
1963 1,148,184 59.00 2.18%
1962 1,123,377 59.52 2.35%
1961 1,097,314 59.97 2.40%
1960 1,071,309 60.42 %