Sweden 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.
  • Sweden rural population for 2020 was 1,244,794, a 1.48% decline from 2019.
  • Sweden rural population for 2019 was 1,263,481, a 1.21% decline from 2018.
  • Sweden rural population for 2018 was 1,278,923, a 1.07% decline from 2017.
  • Sweden rural population for 2017 was 1,292,817, a 0.91% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Sweden Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,244,794 12.02 -1.49%
2019 1,263,481 12.29 -1.21%
2018 1,278,923 12.57 -1.08%
2017 1,292,817 12.85 -0.91%
2016 1,304,687 13.15 -0.99%
2015 1,317,697 13.45 -1.19%
2014 1,333,506 13.75 -1.24%
2013 1,350,197 14.06 -1.37%
2012 1,368,886 14.38 -1.48%
2011 1,389,318 14.70 -0.87%
2010 1,401,467 14.94 -0.17%
2009 1,403,890 15.10 -0.18%
2008 1,406,363 15.25 -0.25%
2007 1,409,904 15.41 -0.28%
2006 1,413,835 15.57 -0.15%
2005 1,415,927 15.68 0.01%
2004 1,415,762 15.74 0.00%
2003 1,415,759 15.80 -0.03%
2002 1,416,123 15.87 -0.06%
2001 1,417,037 15.93 -0.01%
2000 1,417,231 15.97 -0.01%
1999 1,417,437 16.00 -0.10%
1998 1,418,811 16.03 -0.12%
1997 1,420,501 16.06 -0.12%
1996 1,422,163 16.09 -0.40%
1995 1,427,846 16.18 -0.42%
1994 1,433,808 16.33 -0.23%
1993 1,437,168 16.48 -0.36%
1992 1,442,280 16.64 -0.35%
1991 1,447,374 16.80 0.06%
1990 1,446,443 16.90 0.77%
1989 1,435,311 16.90 0.67%
1988 1,425,767 16.90 0.46%
1987 1,419,229 16.90 0.33%
1986 1,414,501 16.90 0.23%
1985 1,411,215 16.90 0.17%
1984 1,408,886 16.90 0.09%
1983 1,407,607 16.90 0.05%
1982 1,406,969 16.90 0.06%
1981 1,406,165 16.90 0.04%
1980 1,405,560 16.91 -0.22%
1979 1,408,598 16.98 -0.20%
1978 1,411,486 17.06 -0.12%
1977 1,413,241 17.13 -0.06%
1976 1,414,069 17.20 -0.05%
1975 1,414,834 17.27 -0.83%
1974 1,426,605 17.48 -1.49%
1973 1,448,019 17.80 -1.59%
1972 1,471,273 18.11 -1.47%
1971 1,493,090 18.44 -2.14%
1970 1,525,398 18.97 -2.93%
1969 1,570,746 19.71 -3.12%
1968 1,620,513 20.48 -3.23%
1967 1,673,745 21.27 -2.98%
1966 1,724,430 22.09 -2.86%
1965 1,774,455 22.94 -2.92%
1964 1,827,003 23.85 -3.08%
1963 1,884,124 24.78 -3.21%
1962 1,945,521 25.73 -3.17%
1961 2,008,215 26.71 -2.50%
1960 2,059,029 27.51 %