Chad 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.
  • Chad rural population for 2019 was 12,234,603, a 2.74% increase from 2018.
  • Chad rural population for 2018 was 11,908,736, a 2.8% increase from 2017.
  • Chad rural population for 2017 was 11,584,239, a 2.88% increase from 2016.
  • Chad rural population for 2016 was 11,259,517, a 2.98% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
Tanzania 37,993,578
Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Chad Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 12,234,603 76.72 2.70%
2018 11,908,736 76.94 2.76%
2017 11,584,239 77.14 2.84%
2016 11,259,517 77.32 2.93%
2015 10,933,889 77.49 3.04%
2014 10,606,748 77.63 3.14%
2013 10,279,144 77.75 3.21%
2012 9,953,951 77.86 3.26%
2011 9,634,896 77.95 3.28%
2010 9,324,459 78.02 3.27%
2009 9,024,544 78.07 3.27%
2008 8,734,270 78.10 3.28%
2007 8,452,339 78.13 3.35%
2006 8,173,916 78.17 3.47%
2005 7,895,466 78.20 3.61%
2004 7,615,703 78.23 3.74%
2003 7,336,495 78.27 3.82%
2002 7,061,879 78.30 3.82%
2001 6,797,517 78.33 3.74%
2000 6,547,741 78.36 3.64%
1999 6,313,650 78.40 3.54%
1998 6,093,971 78.43 3.45%
1997 5,887,391 78.46 3.38%
1996 5,691,580 78.49 3.34%
1995 5,504,857 78.53 3.28%
1994 5,327,195 78.56 3.21%
1993 5,158,718 78.59 2.99%
1992 5,006,893 78.77 2.92%
1991 4,862,676 78.98 2.93%
1990 4,722,240 79.19 2.96%
1989 4,584,377 79.40 2.98%
1988 4,449,678 79.61 2.95%
1987 4,320,156 79.81 2.85%
1986 4,198,718 80.02 2.68%
1985 4,087,582 80.22 2.49%
1984 3,986,967 80.42 2.31%
1983 3,895,962 80.62 2.15%
1982 3,813,266 80.82 2.01%
1981 3,737,238 81.02 1.92%
1980 3,666,304 81.21 1.81%
1979 3,600,468 81.41 1.72%
1978 3,539,229 81.60 0.71%
1977 3,514,282 82.59 0.81%
1976 3,485,820 83.53 0.97%
1975 3,452,138 84.43 1.18%
1974 3,411,773 85.30 1.37%
1973 3,365,396 86.12 1.49%
1972 3,315,461 86.90 1.46%
1971 3,267,383 87.69 1.40%
1970 3,222,112 88.43 1.29%
1969 3,180,799 89.14 1.21%
1968 3,142,567 89.80 1.16%
1967 3,106,318 90.44 1.18%
1966 3,069,771 91.03 1.26%
1965 3,031,382 91.59 1.35%
1964 2,990,794 92.12 1.58%
1963 2,943,945 92.47 1.67%
1962 2,895,290 92.76 1.67%
1961 2,847,305 93.04 1.65%
1960 2,800,651 93.31 %