Sudan Rural Population 1960-2024

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.
  • Sudan rural population for 2022 was 30,020,115, a 2.09% increase from 2021.
  • Sudan rural population for 2021 was 29,406,434, a 2.2% increase from 2020.
  • Sudan rural population for 2020 was 28,773,881, a 2.29% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan rural population for 2019 was 28,128,529, a 2.47% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Sudan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 30,020,115 64.04 2.07%
2021 29,406,434 64.41 2.17%
2020 28,773,881 64.75 2.27%
2019 28,128,529 65.06 2.44%
2018 27,449,745 65.36 2.78%
2017 26,698,171 65.63 2.88%
2016 25,941,285 65.88 2.77%
2015 25,233,439 66.11 2.80%
2014 24,537,222 66.31 2.50%
2013 23,931,299 66.49 2.09%
2012 23,435,408 66.65 1.92%
2011 22,989,899 66.79 1.82%
2010 22,575,727 66.91 2.23%
2009 22,077,570 67.01 2.61%
2008 21,509,684 67.08 2.68%
2007 20,939,875 67.13 2.71%
2006 20,379,811 67.19 2.57%
2005 19,863,084 67.24 2.35%
2004 19,401,615 67.29 2.18%
2003 18,984,148 67.35 2.14%
2002 18,582,119 67.40 2.21%
2001 18,176,461 67.45 2.36%
2000 17,752,987 67.51 2.48%
1999 17,317,927 67.56 2.31%
1998 16,922,204 67.61 2.24%
1997 16,546,562 67.66 2.37%
1996 16,158,567 67.72 2.35%
1995 15,783,575 67.77 2.47%
1994 15,397,830 67.82 2.33%
1993 15,042,863 67.87 0.25%
1992 15,005,807 68.90 -0.31%
1991 15,051,924 70.16 -0.03%
1990 15,056,784 71.39 0.11%
1989 15,039,711 72.59 -0.31%
1988 15,085,919 73.76 -0.43%
1987 15,151,252 74.89 0.25%
1986 15,113,469 76.00 0.48%
1985 15,040,537 77.06 0.48%
1984 14,967,944 78.10 1.00%
1983 14,818,403 79.10 2.62%
1982 14,434,741 79.62 3.81%
1981 13,894,578 79.83 4.03%
1980 13,345,705 80.04 4.03%
1979 12,818,040 80.25 4.01%
1978 12,313,980 80.45 4.01%
1977 11,829,991 80.66 3.94%
1976 11,373,351 80.86 3.88%
1975 10,940,703 81.06 3.89%
1974 10,523,434 81.26 3.55%
1973 10,156,731 81.45 2.62%
1972 9,894,067 82.06 2.40%
1971 9,659,533 82.78 2.33%
1970 9,437,247 83.48 2.24%
1969 9,228,230 84.15 2.26%
1968 9,022,106 84.80 2.30%
1967 8,817,113 85.43 2.30%
1966 8,616,580 86.04 2.38%
1965 8,413,894 86.63 2.55%
1964 8,201,892 87.19 2.52%
1963 7,997,399 87.74 2.45%
1962 7,803,630 88.26 2.46%
1961 7,614,066 88.77 2.42%
1960 7,431,700 89.25 %