Tonga 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.
  • Tonga rural population for 2020 was 81,282, a 1.16% increase from 2019.
  • Tonga rural population for 2019 was 80,351, a 1.29% increase from 2018.
  • Tonga rural population for 2018 was 79,328, a 1.22% increase from 2017.
  • Tonga rural population for 2017 was 78,369, a 0.92% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tonga Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 81,282 76.90 1.15%
2019 80,351 76.89 1.28%
2018 79,328 76.87 1.22%
2017 78,369 76.83 0.91%
2016 77,656 76.78 0.43%
2015 77,323 76.73 -0.17%
2014 77,456 76.67 -0.67%
2013 77,973 76.62 -0.88%
2012 78,660 76.57 -0.79%
2011 79,281 76.56 -0.48%
2010 79,661 76.61 0.01%
2009 79,653 76.67 0.43%
2008 79,315 76.72 0.71%
2007 78,751 76.77 0.79%
2006 78,133 76.82 0.76%
2005 77,543 76.85 0.65%
2004 77,038 76.87 0.59%
2003 76,587 76.90 0.53%
2002 76,179 76.93 0.51%
2001 75,791 76.96 0.49%
2000 75,419 76.99 0.46%
1999 75,071 77.02 0.41%
1998 74,761 77.05 0.39%
1997 74,469 77.07 0.33%
1996 74,225 77.10 0.26%
1995 74,029 77.14 0.20%
1994 73,880 77.17 0.15%
1993 73,769 77.20 0.12%
1992 73,678 77.23 0.12%
1991 73,589 77.26 0.14%
1990 73,485 77.30 0.19%
1989 73,344 77.33 0.23%
1988 73,175 77.36 0.25%
1987 72,994 77.39 0.11%
1986 72,917 77.50 -0.10%
1985 72,987 77.73 -0.18%
1984 73,119 77.96 -0.23%
1983 73,286 78.18 -0.18%
1982 73,416 78.41 -0.04%
1981 73,449 78.63 0.20%
1980 73,300 78.85 0.47%
1979 72,954 79.07 0.75%
1978 72,412 79.28 0.92%
1977 71,752 79.50 0.98%
1976 71,055 79.63 0.98%
1975 70,359 79.66 0.80%
1974 69,798 79.69 0.68%
1973 69,326 79.72 0.69%
1972 68,848 79.75 0.93%
1971 68,208 79.78 1.31%
1970 67,317 79.81 1.74%
1969 66,159 79.84 2.14%
1968 64,758 79.87 2.51%
1967 63,151 79.90 2.67%
1966 61,490 80.09 2.70%
1965 59,851 80.50 3.07%
1964 58,042 80.90 3.45%
1963 56,076 81.30 3.58%
1962 54,104 81.69 3.40%
1961 52,296 82.07 2.97%
1960 50,767 82.45 %