Turkey 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.
  • Turkey rural population for 2020 was 20,152,820, a 0.88% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey rural population for 2019 was 20,331,795, a 0.66% decline from 2018.
  • Turkey rural population for 2018 was 20,467,276, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Turkey rural population for 2017 was 20,567,887, a 0.39% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
Mexico 24,844,052
Iran 20,264,140
Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
Iraq 11,707,564
Algeria 11,518,353
Colombia 9,451,496
Romania 8,834,202
Guatemala 8,119,648
Kazakhstan 7,938,567
Malaysia 7,392,394
Peru 7,155,880
Ecuador 6,322,214
Azerbaijan 4,408,314
Venezuela 3,332,977
Serbia 3,008,808
Turkmenistan 2,863,849
Paraguay 2,697,309
Cuba 2,583,148
Belarus 1,928,364
Dominican Republic 1,894,044
Bulgaria 1,684,301
Bosnia 1,672,559
Libya 1,326,777
Jamaica 1,293,702
Namibia 1,218,801
Armenia 1,087,122
Albania 1,075,164
Costa Rica 979,547
Jordan 875,633
North Macedonia 864,978
Lebanon 755,918
Mauritius 749,824
Botswana 684,864
Guyana 575,871
Fiji 383,257
Equatorial Guinea 377,403
Maldives 320,709
Gabon 220,525
Belize 214,616
Montenegro 202,133
Suriname 198,581
Samoa 162,916
St. Lucia 149,031
Tonga 81,282
Grenada 71,408
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,110
Dominica 20,813
Marshall Islands 13,145
American Samoa 7,091
Tuvalu 4,243
Nauru 0
Turkey Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 20,152,820 23.90 -0.88%
2019 20,331,795 24.37 -0.66%
2018 20,467,276 24.86 -0.49%
2017 20,567,887 25.36 -0.39%
2016 20,648,276 25.87 -0.36%
2015 20,723,127 26.39 -0.33%
2014 20,792,434 26.92 -0.31%
2013 20,855,963 27.47 -0.31%
2012 20,921,702 28.03 -0.39%
2011 21,003,302 28.60 -0.47%
2010 21,101,400 29.18 -0.58%
2009 21,224,537 29.76 -0.69%
2008 21,371,345 30.35 -0.76%
2007 21,533,496 30.95 -0.74%
2006 21,692,773 31.55 -0.67%
2005 21,837,753 32.16 -0.57%
2004 21,962,832 32.78 -0.50%
2003 22,072,538 33.40 -0.42%
2002 22,166,359 34.03 -0.37%
2001 22,249,031 34.66 -0.22%
2000 22,297,861 35.26 0.06%
1999 22,284,560 35.78 0.11%
1998 22,260,829 36.30 0.14%
1997 22,229,784 36.82 0.17%
1996 22,192,812 37.35 0.18%
1995 22,152,914 37.88 0.19%
1994 22,110,413 38.41 0.21%
1993 22,063,826 38.95 0.24%
1992 22,010,799 39.48 0.28%
1991 21,949,400 40.02 -0.22%
1990 21,998,460 40.80 -1.41%
1989 22,310,364 42.10 -1.28%
1988 22,598,101 43.41 -1.16%
1987 22,862,045 44.74 -1.01%
1986 23,094,222 46.07 -1.16%
1985 23,364,165 47.55 -1.65%
1984 23,752,035 49.37 -1.44%
1983 24,095,968 51.19 -1.23%
1982 24,394,849 53.00 -1.08%
1981 24,658,598 54.81 -0.26%
1980 24,723,291 56.22 1.51%
1979 24,353,976 56.65 1.50%
1978 23,991,798 57.07 1.50%
1977 23,633,978 57.49 1.53%
1976 23,274,980 57.91 1.43%
1975 22,943,412 58.41 1.20%
1974 22,669,160 59.08 1.25%
1973 22,386,719 59.74 1.29%
1972 22,098,709 60.40 1.32%
1971 21,809,214 61.06 1.23%
1970 21,541,693 61.77 1.04%
1969 21,318,334 62.60 1.07%
1968 21,092,248 63.42 1.09%
1967 20,864,188 64.24 1.12%
1966 20,632,554 65.05 1.27%
1965 20,371,869 65.77 1.55%
1964 20,057,992 66.32 1.57%
1963 19,745,555 66.86 1.59%
1962 19,433,905 67.40 1.62%
1961 19,121,884 67.94 1.62%
1960 18,814,431 68.49 %