Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2020 was 56,206, a 1.01% decline from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2019 was 56,777, a 1.08% decline from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2018 was 57,394, a 1.13% decline from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2017 was 58,050, a 1.19% decline 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
Sao Tome and Principe Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 56,206 25.65 -1.01%
2019 56,777 26.40 -1.08%
2018 57,394 27.20 -1.14%
2017 58,050 28.03 -1.19%
2016 58,747 28.91 -1.25%
2015 59,485 29.83 -1.29%
2014 60,258 30.79 -1.33%
2013 61,065 31.79 -1.31%
2012 61,869 32.84 -1.20%
2011 62,619 33.94 -0.95%
2010 63,217 35.05 -0.65%
2009 63,627 36.18 -0.37%
2008 63,863 37.32 -0.20%
2007 63,991 38.48 -0.18%
2006 64,108 39.65 -0.31%
2005 64,304 40.84 -0.48%
2004 64,612 42.03 -0.64%
2003 65,026 43.23 -0.78%
2002 65,534 44.45 -0.78%
2001 66,044 45.62 -0.33%
2000 66,261 46.58 -0.40%
1999 66,529 47.53 -0.48%
1998 66,847 48.49 -0.48%
1997 67,168 49.45 -0.41%
1996 67,445 50.41 -0.29%
1995 67,642 51.37 -0.12%
1994 67,725 52.33 0.03%
1993 67,705 53.28 0.21%
1992 67,564 54.24 0.36%
1991 67,324 55.21 0.22%
1990 67,178 56.35 0.46%
1989 66,867 57.49 0.69%
1988 66,407 58.62 0.81%
1987 65,869 59.74 0.76%
1986 65,372 60.85 0.57%
1985 65,003 61.95 0.29%
1984 64,818 63.04 0.04%
1983 64,795 64.11 -0.06%
1982 64,834 65.17 0.26%
1981 64,666 66.14 1.48%
1980 63,716 66.52 1.90%
1979 62,515 66.89 2.28%
1978 61,105 67.26 2.52%
1977 59,583 67.63 2.49%
1976 58,120 68.00 2.24%
1975 56,831 68.36 1.89%
1974 55,767 68.72 1.58%
1973 54,895 69.08 1.43%
1972 54,114 69.44 1.55%
1971 53,284 69.80 1.37%
1970 52,558 70.48 0.49%
1969 52,301 72.14 0.95%
1968 51,805 73.74 1.14%
1967 51,217 75.28 0.84%
1966 50,789 76.75 0.14%
1965 50,718 78.17 -0.77%
1964 51,111 79.52 -1.55%
1963 51,907 80.81 -1.88%
1962 52,892 82.03 -1.59%
1961 53,741 83.20 -0.41%
1960 53,960 83.93 %