Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2020 was 60,992,356, a 0.23% decline from 2019.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2019 was 61,129,967, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2018 was 61,226,806, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2017 was 61,288,919, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Vietnam Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 60,992,356 62.66 -0.23%
2019 61,129,967 63.37 -0.16%
2018 61,226,806 64.08 -0.10%
2017 61,288,919 64.79 -0.06%
2016 61,325,121 65.49 -0.03%
2015 61,343,887 66.19 0.00%
2014 61,342,809 66.89 0.03%
2013 61,322,435 67.57 0.06%
2012 61,288,018 68.25 0.06%
2011 61,250,158 68.92 0.06%
2010 61,210,533 69.58 0.06%
2009 61,171,855 70.24 0.08%
2008 61,122,439 70.87 0.08%
2007 61,071,589 71.50 0.09%
2006 61,019,404 72.11 0.09%
2005 60,962,273 72.72 0.10%
2004 60,899,167 73.32 0.12%
2003 60,827,503 73.91 0.15%
2002 60,734,164 74.49 0.21%
2001 60,607,743 75.06 0.29%
2000 60,433,047 75.63 0.37%
1999 60,211,898 76.18 0.59%
1998 59,859,289 76.63 0.74%
1997 59,419,570 77.04 0.87%
1996 58,905,349 77.44 1.02%
1995 58,305,809 77.83 1.19%
1994 57,614,403 78.23 1.36%
1993 56,837,441 78.61 1.50%
1992 55,993,703 78.99 1.59%
1991 55,112,806 79.37 1.64%
1990 54,216,353 79.74 1.68%
1989 53,312,725 80.11 2.00%
1988 52,257,844 80.25 2.12%
1987 51,160,329 80.31 2.16%
1986 50,068,689 80.38 2.19%
1985 48,984,722 80.44 2.22%
1984 47,908,849 80.50 2.24%
1983 46,847,246 80.57 2.24%
1982 45,808,241 80.63 2.22%
1981 44,801,906 80.69 2.18%
1980 43,834,215 80.75 2.12%
1979 42,914,362 80.83 2.04%
1978 42,047,318 80.92 2.01%
1977 41,208,734 81.02 2.02%
1976 40,385,818 81.12 2.05%
1975 39,567,940 81.22 2.08%
1974 38,752,740 81.32 2.12%
1973 37,940,859 81.41 2.17%
1972 37,125,652 81.51 2.25%
1971 36,300,749 81.60 2.34%
1970 35,461,723 81.70 2.09%
1969 34,729,516 82.09 2.20%
1968 33,972,764 82.47 2.30%
1967 33,199,238 82.85 2.38%
1966 32,419,328 83.22 2.43%
1965 31,642,129 83.58 2.47%
1964 30,871,662 83.94 2.50%
1963 30,107,982 84.29 2.54%
1962 29,352,917 84.63 2.58%
1961 28,605,758 84.97 2.61%
1960 27,867,551 85.30 %