Netherlands 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.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2020 was 1,354,130, a 3.9% decline from 2019.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2019 was 1,409,098, a 3.91% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Netherlands Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,354,130 7.76 -3.98%
2019 1,409,098 8.12 -3.99%
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 %