Netherlands 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.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2019 was 1,408,121, a 3.98% decline from 2018.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2018 was 1,466,411, a 4.07% decline from 2017.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2017 was 1,528,626, a 4.15% decline from 2016.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2016 was 1,594,889, a 4.19% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Netherlands Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,408,121 8.12 -4.06%
2018 1,466,411 8.51 -4.16%
2017 1,528,626 8.92 -4.24%
2016 1,594,889 9.37 -4.28%
2015 1,664,686 9.83 -4.35%
2014 1,738,782 10.31 -4.40%
2013 1,817,063 10.81 -5.10%
2012 1,912,076 11.41 -5.66%
2011 2,023,367 12.12 -5.50%
2010 2,137,737 12.87 -5.86%
2009 2,266,647 13.71 -5.75%
2008 2,400,728 14.60 -5.35%
2007 2,532,774 15.46 -5.46%
2006 2,674,876 16.36 -5.81%
2005 2,834,761 17.37 -5.99%
2004 3,009,850 18.49 -5.80%
2003 3,189,732 19.66 -5.59%
2002 3,373,027 20.89 -5.32%
2001 3,557,438 22.17 -3.81%
2000 3,695,515 23.21 -2.53%
1999 3,790,157 23.97 -2.54%
1998 3,887,534 24.75 -2.55%
1997 3,988,053 25.55 -2.62%
1996 4,093,839 26.36 -2.64%
1995 4,203,458 27.19 -2.57%
1994 4,313,040 28.04 -2.43%
1993 4,418,916 28.90 -2.29%
1992 4,521,389 29.78 -2.20%
1991 4,622,058 30.67 -1.29%
1990 4,682,215 31.32 -0.54%
1989 4,707,697 31.70 -0.62%
1988 4,737,105 32.09 -0.57%
1987 4,764,231 32.49 -0.58%
1986 4,791,802 32.88 -0.65%
1985 4,822,960 33.28 -0.73%
1984 4,858,219 33.68 -0.79%
1983 4,896,872 34.08 -0.80%
1982 4,936,304 34.49 -0.71%
1981 4,971,706 34.90 -0.34%
1980 4,988,512 35.26 -0.08%
1979 4,992,711 35.57 -0.18%
1978 5,001,864 35.88 -0.25%
1977 5,014,415 36.19 -0.27%
1976 5,027,799 36.50 -0.07%
1975 5,031,535 36.82 0.04%
1974 5,029,686 37.13 -0.07%
1973 5,033,026 37.45 -0.02%
1972 5,033,943 37.77 0.17%
1971 5,025,388 38.09 0.53%
1970 4,998,580 38.34 0.77%
1969 4,960,471 38.52 0.69%
1968 4,926,402 38.70 0.57%
1967 4,898,433 38.88 0.67%
1966 4,865,910 39.06 0.84%
1965 4,825,313 39.25 0.91%
1964 4,781,723 39.43 0.87%
1963 4,740,078 39.61 0.89%
1962 4,698,192 39.80 0.96%
1961 4,653,157 39.98 0.65%
1960 4,623,139 40.25 %