Sweden 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.
  • Sweden rural population for 2019 was 1,264,288, a 1.14% 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.
  • Sweden rural population for 2016 was 1,304,687, a 0.99% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,576,495
Germany 18,807,964
Italy 17,645,430
Poland 15,174,300
France 12,936,523
United Kingdom 10,926,089
Japan 10,482,515
South Korea 9,602,379
Spain 9,149,372
Canada 6,960,780
Saudi Arabia 5,460,690
Austria 3,682,651
Argentina 3,599,141
Australia 3,519,551
Portugal 3,515,838
Czech Republic 2,782,553
Hungary 2,770,367
Slovak Republic 2,523,654
Chile 2,341,903
Switzerland 2,242,404
Greece 2,208,848
Ireland 1,808,321
Croatia 1,739,182
Netherlands 1,408,121
Panama 1,356,355
UAE 1,290,785
Sweden 1,264,288
Slovenia 943,292
Norway 929,678
Lithuania 895,831
Finland 803,426
Oman 724,209
Denmark 698,575
Israel 678,907
New Zealand 658,140
Trinidad and Tobago 653,029
Latvia 607,846
Estonia 410,566
Cyprus 397,867
Belgium 224,973
Puerto Rico 205,163
Barbados 197,594
Bahrain 174,063
Uruguay 158,340
Channel Islands 118,978
French Polynesia 106,417
Brunei 95,574
New Caledonia 83,163
Antigua and Barbuda 73,318
Bahamas 65,698
Aruba 60,019
Luxembourg 54,408
Seychelles 41,863
Isle of Man 39,979
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,562
Liechtenstein 32,555
Faroe Islands 28,124
Malta 26,751
Qatar 22,996
Iceland 22,203
Curacao 17,175
British Virgin Islands 15,581
Andorra 9,269
Guam 8,601
Greenland 7,280
Northern Mariana Islands 4,744
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,444
Palau 3,517
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,536
San Marino 891
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
2019 1,264,288 12.29 -1.15%
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 %