Senegal 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.
  • Senegal rural population for 2020 was 8,686,416, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal rural population for 2019 was 8,530,657, a 1.89% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal rural population for 2018 was 8,372,351, a 1.95% increase from 2017.
  • Senegal rural population for 2017 was 8,212,348, a 1.99% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Senegal Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 8,686,416 51.88 1.81%
2019 8,530,657 52.35 1.87%
2018 8,372,351 52.81 1.93%
2017 8,212,348 53.26 1.97%
2016 8,052,117 53.70 2.00%
2015 7,892,481 54.14 2.02%
2014 7,734,305 54.56 2.05%
2013 7,577,717 54.98 2.05%
2012 7,424,300 55.40 2.04%
2011 7,274,432 55.81 2.03%
2010 7,128,539 56.23 2.01%
2009 6,986,719 56.64 1.99%
2008 6,849,041 57.05 1.96%
2007 6,715,979 57.47 1.93%
2006 6,587,604 57.88 1.89%
2005 6,463,989 58.29 1.86%
2004 6,344,872 58.69 1.82%
2003 6,230,220 59.10 1.98%
2002 6,107,794 59.39 2.20%
2001 5,975,094 59.54 2.16%
2000 5,847,286 59.68 2.13%
1999 5,724,294 59.82 2.10%
1998 5,605,488 59.97 2.11%
1997 5,488,478 60.11 2.18%
1996 5,370,095 60.25 2.29%
1995 5,248,332 60.39 2.44%
1994 5,121,991 60.54 2.57%
1993 4,991,909 60.68 2.69%
1992 4,859,573 60.82 2.75%
1991 4,727,910 60.96 2.77%
1990 4,598,874 61.10 2.77%
1989 4,473,035 61.25 2.78%
1988 4,350,266 61.39 2.47%
1987 4,244,329 61.73 2.44%
1986 4,141,883 62.09 2.46%
1985 4,041,410 62.45 2.47%
1984 3,942,785 62.81 2.47%
1983 3,846,658 63.17 2.44%
1982 3,754,099 63.52 2.35%
1981 3,666,879 63.88 2.23%
1980 3,586,118 64.23 2.07%
1979 3,512,714 64.58 1.92%
1978 3,445,790 64.93 1.85%
1977 3,382,590 65.28 1.90%
1976 3,319,054 65.63 1.52%
1975 3,268,833 66.31 1.59%
1974 3,217,138 67.06 1.78%
1973 3,160,485 67.81 1.92%
1972 3,100,393 68.55 1.98%
1971 3,039,682 69.28 1.97%
1970 2,980,256 70.00 1.89%
1969 2,924,451 70.75 1.89%
1968 2,869,806 71.49 1.88%
1967 2,816,482 72.22 1.88%
1966 2,764,088 72.94 1.89%
1965 2,712,404 73.65 1.89%
1964 2,661,659 74.34 1.88%
1963 2,612,181 75.03 1.87%
1962 2,563,708 75.70 1.87%
1961 2,516,111 76.36 1.88%
1960 2,469,203 77.00 %