Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2019 was 136,637,556, a 1.66% increase from 2018.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2018 was 134,404,267, a 1.72% increase from 2017.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2017 was 132,134,976, a 1.76% increase from 2016.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2016 was 129,844,974, a 1.77% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 895,386,226
Pakistan 136,637,556
Indonesia 119,115,844
Bangladesh 102,058,744
Nigeria 98,156,651
Vietnam 61,129,966
Egypt 57,492,249
Philippines 57,140,712
Kenya 38,112,450
Myanmar 37,371,327
Sudan 27,856,005
Sri Lanka 17,750,912
Uzbekistan 16,644,921
Ukraine 13,549,456
Morocco 13,496,743
Ghana 13,168,802
Cambodia 12,561,921
Cameroon 11,135,124
Angola 10,764,270
Zambia 9,989,317
Papua New Guinea 7,613,275
Lao PDR 4,613,903
Honduras 4,119,684
Kyrgyz Republic 4,094,256
Tunisia 3,595,658
Bolivia 3,480,065
Nicaragua 2,699,365
Mauritania 2,058,875
El Salvador 1,758,851
Congo, Rep. 1,755,498
Georgia 1,523,906
Moldova 1,522,135
Lesotho 1,517,760
West Bank and Gaza 1,103,858
Mongolia 1,014,541
Timor-Leste 892,937
Eswatini 872,797
Solomon Islands 507,659
Bhutan 445,554
Vanuatu 223,730
Djibouti 215,011
Cabo Verde 185,906
Micronesia 87,852
Sao Tome and Principe 56,779
Kiribati 53,117
Pakistan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 136,637,556 63.09 1.65%
2018 134,404,267 63.33 1.70%
2017 132,134,976 63.56 1.75%
2016 129,844,974 63.77 1.76%
2015 127,581,406 63.97 1.76%
2014 125,349,873 64.18 1.77%
2013 123,148,456 64.39 1.79%
2012 120,968,850 64.59 1.81%
2011 118,801,037 64.80 1.84%
2010 116,631,399 65.00 1.88%
2009 114,454,984 65.21 1.92%
2008 112,275,602 65.41 1.95%
2007 110,103,932 65.61 1.97%
2006 107,953,132 65.82 1.99%
2005 105,829,500 66.02 1.99%
2004 103,741,796 66.22 2.00%
2003 101,684,618 66.42 2.04%
2002 99,630,010 66.62 2.12%
2001 97,542,768 66.82 2.23%
2000 95,395,819 67.02 2.35%
1999 93,179,311 67.22 2.47%
1998 90,904,566 67.42 2.50%
1997 88,662,973 67.65 2.49%
1996 86,480,356 67.91 2.47%
1995 84,371,245 68.16 2.43%
1994 82,349,795 68.42 2.39%
1993 80,404,597 68.67 2.38%
1992 78,510,965 68.92 2.42%
1991 76,630,022 69.17 2.51%
1990 74,733,493 69.42 2.60%
1989 72,817,260 69.67 2.68%
1988 70,891,610 69.92 2.76%
1987 68,964,166 70.17 2.83%
1986 67,043,052 70.41 2.88%
1985 65,138,833 70.66 2.94%
1984 63,251,625 70.90 3.00%
1983 61,384,677 71.14 3.03%
1982 59,554,314 71.38 3.02%
1981 57,783,345 71.62 2.87%
1980 56,147,611 71.93 2.76%
1979 54,619,364 72.29 2.70%
1978 53,164,632 72.63 2.63%
1977 51,783,143 72.98 2.57%
1976 50,468,639 73.32 2.51%
1975 49,216,643 73.66 2.45%
1974 48,027,193 74.00 2.37%
1973 46,901,157 74.33 2.33%
1972 45,819,812 74.65 2.36%
1971 44,750,684 74.92 2.35%
1970 43,712,945 75.18 2.34%
1969 42,702,168 75.45 2.33%
1968 41,718,793 75.71 2.32%
1967 40,763,376 75.97 2.30%
1966 39,838,465 76.23 2.26%
1965 38,946,650 76.49 2.23%
1964 38,086,223 76.74 2.20%
1963 37,257,254 77.00 2.16%
1962 36,460,661 77.25 2.11%
1961 35,700,093 77.50 1.85%
1960 35,044,390 77.90 %