Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2021 was 2,729,410, a 0.52% increase from 2020.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Nicaragua Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,729,410 40.72 0.52%
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 %