Puerto Rico 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.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2020 was 205,025, a 0.07% decline from 2019.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2019 was 205,163, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2018 was 205,077, a 3.83% decline from 2017.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2017 was 213,251, a 2.16% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Puerto Rico Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 205,025 6.42 -0.07%
2019 205,163 6.42 0.04%
2018 205,077 6.42 -3.91%
2017 213,251 6.41 -2.18%
2016 217,959 6.40 -1.59%
2015 221,453 6.38 -1.33%
2014 224,429 6.35 -1.08%
2013 226,867 6.31 -0.51%
2012 228,028 6.27 -0.46%
2011 229,075 6.23 -0.32%
2010 229,804 6.18 0.45%
2009 228,763 6.12 0.41%
2008 227,833 6.06 0.36%
2007 227,018 6.00 0.37%
2006 226,182 5.94 0.52%
2005 225,002 5.89 0.81%
2004 223,184 5.83 0.99%
2003 220,995 5.78 1.00%
2002 218,792 5.72 1.09%
2001 216,410 5.67 1.17%
2000 213,889 5.61 -1.30%
1999 216,681 5.70 -1.87%
1998 220,778 5.84 -1.81%
1997 224,814 5.98 -1.45%
1996 228,098 6.12 -1.25%
1995 230,967 6.27 -1.46%
1994 234,354 6.42 -1.44%
1993 237,755 6.58 -1.52%
1992 241,390 6.73 -1.72%
1991 245,572 6.89 -1.64%
1990 249,641 7.06 -12.69%
1989 283,432 8.09 -16.13%
1988 333,043 9.59 -15.87%
1987 390,306 11.34 -15.47%
1986 455,619 13.36 -15.05%
1985 529,615 15.68 -14.54%
1984 612,522 18.32 -14.05%
1983 704,908 21.29 -13.41%
1982 806,057 24.59 -12.71%
1981 915,308 28.23 -11.92%
1980 1,031,210 32.17 -3.83%
1979 1,071,511 33.82 -1.22%
1978 1,084,657 34.66 -1.11%
1977 1,096,732 35.51 -0.92%
1976 1,106,837 36.36 -0.70%
1975 1,114,666 37.23 -0.48%
1974 1,119,990 38.10 -0.21%
1973 1,122,324 38.99 -0.09%
1972 1,123,324 39.87 -0.25%
1971 1,126,145 40.77 -0.58%
1970 1,132,645 41.67 -1.70%
1969 1,152,118 42.92 -2.33%
1968 1,179,241 44.30 -2.47%
1967 1,208,703 45.69 -2.22%
1966 1,235,821 47.08 -1.74%
1965 1,257,467 48.48 -1.29%
1964 1,273,815 49.87 -0.81%
1963 1,284,223 51.28 -0.50%
1962 1,290,658 52.67 -0.53%
1961 1,297,458 54.07 -0.78%
1960 1,307,582 55.45 %