Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2020 was 905,506, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2019 was 892,938, a 1.44% increase from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2018 was 880,254, a 1.45% increase from 2017.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2017 was 867,646, a 1.44% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
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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
Timor-Leste Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 905,506 68.68 1.40%
2019 892,938 69.05 1.43%
2018 880,254 69.42 1.44%
2017 867,646 69.79 1.43%
2016 855,331 70.15 1.39%
2015 843,507 70.51 1.35%
2014 832,215 70.87 1.31%
2013 821,383 71.22 1.28%
2012 810,912 71.57 1.28%
2011 800,591 71.92 1.30%
2010 790,263 72.27 1.30%
2009 780,050 72.61 1.30%
2008 769,956 72.95 1.36%
2007 759,579 73.29 1.49%
2006 748,362 73.63 1.67%
2005 735,988 73.96 1.92%
2004 722,016 74.29 2.09%
2003 707,084 74.66 2.12%
2002 692,218 75.02 1.88%
2001 679,344 75.38 1.42%
2000 669,792 75.74 0.81%
1999 664,371 76.09 0.30%
1998 662,362 76.44 0.09%
1997 661,787 76.79 0.31%
1996 659,712 77.13 0.86%
1995 654,071 77.47 1.54%
1994 644,058 77.80 2.14%
1993 630,429 78.13 2.56%
1992 614,502 78.46 2.66%
1991 598,393 78.79 2.43%
1990 584,039 79.16 2.03%
1989 572,329 79.63 1.80%
1988 562,102 80.09 1.64%
1987 552,949 80.55 1.61%
1986 544,095 81.00 1.67%
1985 535,091 81.44 1.82%
1984 525,466 81.87 1.88%
1983 515,705 82.29 1.66%
1982 507,199 82.71 1.05%
1981 501,891 83.12 0.17%
1980 501,024 83.52 -0.88%
1979 505,449 83.91 -1.73%
1978 514,246 84.30 -2.04%
1977 524,824 84.67 -1.63%
1976 533,443 85.04 -0.74%
1975 537,404 85.41 0.33%
1974 535,642 85.76 1.26%
1973 528,949 86.11 1.92%
1972 518,872 86.45 2.13%
1971 507,921 86.79 1.99%
1970 497,913 87.11 1.75%
1969 489,298 87.43 1.59%
1968 481,570 87.75 1.47%
1967 474,528 88.05 1.45%
1966 467,682 88.35 1.51%
1965 460,677 88.65 1.55%
1964 453,595 88.93 1.54%
1963 446,657 89.22 1.52%
1962 439,906 89.49 1.49%
1961 433,393 89.76 1.57%
1960 426,650 89.91 %