Senegal 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.
  • Senegal rural population for 2019 was 8,530,658, a 1.89% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal rural population for 2018 was 8,372,370, a 1.95% increase from 2017.
  • Senegal rural population for 2017 was 8,212,362, a 1.99% increase from 2016.
  • Senegal rural population for 2016 was 8,052,124, a 2.02% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
Tanzania 37,993,578
Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Senegal Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 8,530,658 52.35 1.87%
2018 8,372,370 52.81 1.93%
2017 8,212,362 53.26 1.97%
2016 8,052,124 53.70 2.00%
2015 7,892,486 54.14 2.02%
2014 7,734,300 54.56 2.05%
2013 7,577,712 54.98 2.05%
2012 7,424,301 55.40 2.04%
2011 7,274,429 55.81 2.03%
2010 7,128,542 56.23 2.01%
2009 6,986,715 56.64 1.99%
2008 6,849,042 57.05 1.96%
2007 6,715,981 57.47 1.93%
2006 6,587,601 57.88 1.89%
2005 6,463,985 58.29 1.86%
2004 6,344,870 58.69 1.82%
2003 6,230,218 59.10 1.98%
2002 6,107,797 59.39 2.20%
2001 5,975,095 59.54 2.16%
2000 5,847,288 59.68 2.13%
1999 5,724,297 59.82 2.10%
1998 5,605,486 59.97 2.11%
1997 5,488,479 60.11 2.18%
1996 5,370,088 60.25 2.29%
1995 5,248,338 60.39 2.44%
1994 5,121,992 60.54 2.57%
1993 4,991,916 60.68 2.69%
1992 4,859,576 60.82 2.75%
1991 4,727,905 60.96 2.77%
1990 4,598,875 61.10 2.77%
1989 4,473,039 61.25 2.78%
1988 4,350,268 61.39 2.47%
1987 4,244,334 61.73 2.44%
1986 4,141,881 62.09 2.46%
1985 4,041,408 62.45 2.47%
1984 3,942,787 62.81 2.47%
1983 3,846,661 63.17 2.44%
1982 3,754,103 63.52 2.35%
1981 3,666,881 63.88 2.23%
1980 3,586,123 64.23 2.07%
1979 3,512,712 64.58 1.92%
1978 3,445,787 64.93 1.85%
1977 3,382,596 65.28 1.90%
1976 3,319,056 65.63 1.52%
1975 3,268,833 66.31 1.59%
1974 3,217,138 67.06 1.78%
1973 3,160,484 67.81 1.92%
1972 3,100,398 68.55 1.98%
1971 3,039,688 69.28 1.97%
1970 2,980,253 70.00 1.89%
1969 2,924,449 70.75 1.89%
1968 2,869,803 71.49 1.88%
1967 2,816,479 72.22 1.88%
1966 2,764,090 72.94 1.89%
1965 2,712,401 73.65 1.89%
1964 2,661,657 74.34 1.88%
1963 2,612,181 75.03 1.87%
1962 2,563,711 75.70 1.87%
1961 2,516,110 76.36 1.88%
1960 2,469,197 77.00 %