Portugal 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.
  • Portugal rural population for 2019 was 3,515,838, a 1.73% decline from 2018.
  • Portugal rural population for 2018 was 3,577,639, a 1.74% decline from 2017.
  • Portugal rural population for 2017 was 3,640,950, a 1.82% decline from 2016.
  • Portugal rural population for 2016 was 3,708,283, a 1.88% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Portugal Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 3,515,838 34.24 -1.74%
2018 3,577,639 34.79 -1.75%
2017 3,640,950 35.35 -1.83%
2016 3,708,283 35.91 -1.90%
2015 3,779,248 36.49 -1.99%
2014 3,855,050 37.06 -2.10%
2013 3,936,962 37.65 -2.10%
2012 4,020,561 38.24 -1.95%
2011 4,099,817 38.83 -1.68%
2010 4,169,291 39.43 -1.47%
2009 4,231,103 40.04 -1.40%
2008 4,290,949 40.64 -1.35%
2007 4,349,078 41.25 -1.28%
2006 4,404,945 41.86 -1.28%
2005 4,461,605 42.48 -1.25%
2004 4,517,810 43.09 -1.19%
2003 4,571,864 43.71 -1.04%
2002 4,619,439 44.33 -0.85%
2001 4,658,665 44.96 -0.72%
2000 4,692,296 45.60 -0.73%
1999 4,726,461 46.26 -0.84%
1998 4,766,554 46.91 -0.89%
1997 4,809,043 47.57 -0.93%
1996 4,853,841 48.23 -0.99%
1995 4,901,898 48.89 -0.99%
1994 4,950,901 49.55 -1.05%
1993 5,003,363 50.21 -1.18%
1992 5,062,834 50.87 -1.37%
1991 5,132,609 51.53 -1.30%
1990 5,199,759 52.09 -1.22%
1989 5,263,530 52.61 -1.14%
1988 5,323,719 53.13 -1.09%
1987 5,381,914 53.66 -1.00%
1986 5,435,735 54.18 -0.87%
1985 5,483,117 54.70 -0.67%
1984 5,520,219 55.22 -0.55%
1983 5,550,813 55.74 -0.46%
1982 5,576,561 56.26 -0.30%
1981 5,593,505 56.78 0.10%
1980 5,587,795 57.22 0.38%
1979 5,566,724 57.62 0.38%
1978 5,545,792 58.02 0.39%
1977 5,524,194 58.42 0.38%
1976 5,503,181 58.82 2.17%
1975 5,385,244 59.22 3.13%
1974 5,219,177 59.62 0.73%
1973 5,181,155 60.02 -0.62%
1972 5,213,556 60.41 -0.80%
1971 5,255,663 60.80 -1.07%
1970 5,312,077 61.20 -1.52%
1969 5,393,520 61.59 -1.53%
1968 5,476,514 61.98 -1.05%
1967 5,534,506 62.36 -1.25%
1966 5,604,196 62.75 -1.36%
1965 5,681,173 63.13 -1.01%
1964 5,738,993 63.52 -0.54%
1963 5,770,307 63.90 -0.19%
1962 5,781,154 64.28 0.14%
1961 5,773,339 64.66 0.21%
1960 5,761,501 65.05 %