Norway 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.
  • Norway rural population for 2019 was 929,678, a 1.41% decline from 2018.
  • Norway rural population for 2018 was 942,971, a 1.43% decline from 2017.
  • Norway rural population for 2017 was 956,662, a 1.29% decline from 2016.
  • Norway rural population for 2016 was 969,171, a 1.22% 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
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Norway Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 929,678 17.38 -1.42%
2018 942,971 17.75 -1.44%
2017 956,662 18.13 -1.30%
2016 969,171 18.52 -1.22%
2015 981,114 18.91 -1.09%
2014 991,897 19.31 -0.95%
2013 1,001,397 19.71 -0.86%
2012 1,010,038 20.13 -0.75%
2011 1,017,612 20.55 -0.41%
2010 1,021,756 20.90 -0.12%
2009 1,022,966 21.19 -0.09%
2008 1,023,926 21.47 -0.10%
2007 1,024,994 21.77 -0.26%
2006 1,027,679 22.05 -0.43%
2005 1,032,150 22.33 -0.55%
2004 1,037,818 22.60 -0.79%
2003 1,046,082 22.92 -0.93%
2002 1,055,893 23.27 -0.98%
2001 1,066,238 23.62 -1.00%
2000 1,076,934 23.98 -1.21%
1999 1,090,090 24.43 -1.51%
1998 1,106,670 24.97 -1.59%
1997 1,124,372 25.52 -1.07%
1996 1,136,431 25.94 -0.55%
1995 1,142,673 26.21 -0.75%
1994 1,151,241 26.55 -0.90%
1993 1,161,607 26.94 -0.86%
1992 1,171,688 27.34 -0.88%
1991 1,181,991 27.74 -0.63%
1990 1,189,479 28.04 -0.11%
1989 1,190,803 28.17 -0.04%
1988 1,191,327 28.30 0.08%
1987 1,190,337 28.43 0.01%
1986 1,190,196 28.56 -0.10%
1985 1,191,357 28.69 -0.15%
1984 1,193,177 28.82 -0.17%
1983 1,195,222 28.95 -0.12%
1982 1,196,662 29.08 -0.08%
1981 1,197,646 29.21 -0.48%
1980 1,203,419 29.46 -1.24%
1979 1,218,456 29.92 -1.21%
1978 1,233,268 30.39 -1.16%
1977 1,247,652 30.86 -1.10%
1976 1,261,514 31.33 -1.05%
1975 1,274,846 31.81 -0.96%
1974 1,287,119 32.30 -0.88%
1973 1,298,447 32.78 -0.79%
1972 1,308,707 33.28 -0.71%
1971 1,318,056 33.77 -1.74%
1970 1,341,169 34.60 -3.56%
1969 1,389,753 36.12 -3.36%
1968 1,437,289 37.66 -3.24%
1967 1,484,675 39.23 -3.14%
1966 1,532,017 40.82 -3.07%
1965 1,579,815 42.43 -2.98%
1964 1,627,578 44.06 -2.90%
1963 1,675,534 45.70 -2.79%
1962 1,722,919 47.35 -2.63%
1961 1,768,874 49.00 -1.38%
1960 1,793,484 50.08 %