Eswatini 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.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2020 was 879,741, a 0.8% increase from 2019.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2019 was 872,799, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2018 was 865,852, a 0.79% increase from 2017.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2017 was 859,072, a 0.75% increase 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
Eswatini Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 879,741 75.83 0.79%
2019 872,799 76.02 0.80%
2018 865,852 76.20 0.79%
2017 859,072 76.38 0.75%
2016 852,662 76.54 0.69%
2015 846,797 76.70 0.62%
2014 841,535 76.85 0.55%
2013 836,880 77.00 0.50%
2012 832,679 77.15 0.48%
2011 828,678 77.30 0.39%
2010 825,465 77.52 0.41%
2009 822,050 77.74 0.43%
2008 818,487 77.96 0.42%
2007 815,051 78.17 0.73%
2006 809,087 78.09 0.70%
2005 803,457 77.96 0.58%
2004 798,800 77.83 0.51%
2003 794,753 77.70 0.53%
2002 790,531 77.58 0.70%
2001 784,989 77.45 0.98%
2000 777,340 77.31 1.30%
1999 767,280 77.18 1.61%
1998 755,040 77.05 1.87%
1997 741,050 76.92 1.41%
1996 730,668 77.28 1.43%
1995 720,281 77.71 1.54%
1994 709,243 78.14 1.68%
1993 697,435 78.57 1.83%
1992 684,770 78.98 2.02%
1991 671,083 79.39 2.23%
1990 656,277 79.80 2.45%
1989 640,371 80.20 2.66%
1988 623,584 80.59 2.82%
1987 606,229 80.98 2.93%
1986 588,713 81.36 2.99%
1985 571,384 81.73 3.02%
1984 554,392 82.10 3.04%
1983 537,777 82.47 3.05%
1982 521,635 82.82 3.04%
1981 506,021 83.18 3.02%
1980 490,986 83.52 2.97%
1979 476,607 83.86 2.92%
1978 462,904 84.20 2.85%
1977 449,892 84.53 2.66%
1976 438,071 84.96 1.91%
1975 429,773 86.00 1.93%
1974 421,570 86.97 1.93%
1973 413,529 87.88 1.95%
1972 405,558 88.74 1.99%
1971 397,548 89.54 2.07%
1970 389,398 90.30 2.17%
1969 381,048 91.00 2.24%
1968 372,589 91.66 2.26%
1967 364,249 92.27 2.19%
1966 356,350 92.84 1.90%
1965 349,642 93.51 1.72%
1964 343,666 94.12 1.57%
1963 338,300 94.69 1.47%
1962 333,348 95.20 1.48%
1961 328,462 95.67 1.55%
1960 323,408 96.09 %