Sudan 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.
  • Sudan rural population for 2020 was 28,391,086, a 1.92% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan rural population for 2019 was 27,856,005, a 1.96% increase from 2018.
  • Sudan rural population for 2018 was 27,320,645, a 2% increase from 2017.
  • Sudan rural population for 2017 was 26,785,833, a 2.04% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 898,024,053
Pakistan 138,797,696
Indonesia 118,597,107
Bangladesh 101,815,917
Nigeria 99,033,580
Vietnam 60,992,356
Egypt 58,552,675
Philippines 57,630,884
Kenya 38,718,025
Myanmar 37,466,040
Sudan 28,391,086
Sri Lanka 17,817,298
Uzbekistan 16,973,620
Morocco 13,460,542
Ukraine 13,413,416
Ghana 13,252,922
Cambodia 12,667,630
Cameroon 11,266,065
Angola 10,903,384
Zambia 10,179,380
Papua New Guinea 7,753,046
Lao PDR 4,635,257
Kyrgyz Republic 4,162,200
Honduras 4,124,378
Tunisia 3,596,642
Bolivia 3,487,551
Nicaragua 2,715,272
Mauritania 2,077,143
Congo, Rep. 1,775,225
El Salvador 1,722,476
Lesotho 1,520,399
Georgia 1,505,916
Moldova 1,496,110
West Bank and Gaza 1,118,249
Mongolia 1,027,515
Timor-Leste 905,506
Eswatini 879,741
Solomon Islands 517,425
Bhutan 445,097
Vanuatu 228,750
Djibouti 216,748
Cabo Verde 185,411
Micronesia 88,643
Sao Tome and Principe 56,206
Kiribati 53,041
Sudan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 28,391,086 64.75 1.90%
2019 27,856,005 65.06 1.94%
2018 27,320,645 65.36 1.98%
2017 26,785,833 65.63 2.02%
2016 26,251,090 65.88 2.05%
2015 25,717,183 66.11 2.10%
2014 25,183,364 66.31 2.14%
2013 24,650,654 66.49 2.16%
2012 24,124,603 66.65 2.15%
2011 23,611,109 66.79 2.13%
2010 23,114,414 66.91 2.08%
2009 22,637,497 67.01 2.05%
2008 22,177,545 67.08 2.06%
2007 21,724,978 67.13 2.10%
2006 21,272,630 67.19 2.20%
2005 20,810,453 67.24 2.33%
2004 20,332,034 67.29 2.45%
2003 19,840,480 67.35 2.52%
2002 19,346,739 67.40 2.51%
2001 18,867,051 67.45 2.44%
2000 18,412,002 67.51 2.33%
1999 17,988,339 67.56 2.24%
1998 17,589,092 67.61 2.26%
1997 17,195,815 67.66 2.44%
1996 16,781,639 67.72 2.74%
1995 16,328,524 67.77 3.11%
1994 15,828,380 67.82 3.46%
1993 15,290,319 67.87 2.26%
1992 14,948,058 68.90 1.96%
1991 14,657,436 70.16 1.89%
1990 14,383,366 71.39 1.72%
1989 14,138,102 72.59 1.58%
1988 13,915,957 73.76 1.51%
1987 13,707,988 74.89 1.57%
1986 13,494,808 76.00 1.74%
1985 13,262,683 77.06 1.93%
1984 13,009,364 78.10 2.08%
1983 12,740,961 79.10 2.78%
1982 12,391,190 79.62 3.23%
1981 11,996,858 79.83 3.26%
1980 11,611,921 80.04 3.29%
1979 11,236,567 80.25 3.32%
1978 10,869,545 80.45 3.33%
1977 10,513,212 80.66 3.31%
1976 10,170,515 80.86 3.27%
1975 9,843,666 81.06 3.20%
1974 9,533,732 81.26 3.13%
1973 9,239,852 81.45 2.57%
1972 9,005,668 82.06 2.40%
1971 8,792,454 82.78 2.41%
1970 8,582,851 83.48 2.43%
1969 8,376,836 84.15 2.44%
1968 8,174,879 84.80 2.44%
1967 7,977,445 85.43 2.44%
1966 7,784,820 86.04 2.44%
1965 7,597,269 86.63 2.43%
1964 7,414,798 87.19 2.42%
1963 7,237,348 87.74 2.41%
1962 7,064,678 88.26 2.40%
1961 6,896,808 88.77 2.39%
1960 6,733,766 89.25 %