Yemen 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.
  • Yemen rural population for 2019 was 18,292,399, a 1.31% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen rural population for 2018 was 18,056,198, a 1.38% increase from 2017.
  • Yemen rural population for 2017 was 17,809,832, a 1.47% increase from 2016.
  • Yemen rural population for 2016 was 17,552,294, a 1.56% 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
Yemen Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 18,292,399 62.73 1.30%
2018 18,056,198 63.36 1.37%
2017 17,809,832 63.98 1.46%
2016 17,552,294 64.61 1.55%
2015 17,282,718 65.22 1.64%
2014 17,000,891 65.84 1.74%
2013 16,707,991 66.44 1.82%
2012 16,407,308 67.04 1.88%
2011 16,102,500 67.64 1.91%
2010 15,797,168 68.22 1.95%
2009 15,492,675 68.81 1.98%
2008 15,188,990 69.38 2.01%
2007 14,886,906 69.95 2.04%
2006 14,586,859 70.51 2.06%
2005 14,289,129 71.06 2.10%
2004 13,992,664 71.61 2.13%
2003 13,697,867 72.15 2.16%
2002 13,405,797 72.69 2.17%
2001 13,118,578 73.21 2.18%
2000 12,836,231 73.73 2.15%
1999 12,563,615 74.25 2.14%
1998 12,297,594 74.76 2.26%
1997 12,022,808 75.26 2.57%
1996 11,718,130 75.75 3.02%
1995 11,369,911 76.24 3.52%
1994 10,976,992 76.78 3.99%
1993 10,547,867 77.36 4.37%
1992 10,096,727 77.94 4.44%
1991 9,658,521 78.51 4.22%
1990 9,258,974 79.07 3.86%
1989 8,908,263 79.62 3.51%
1988 8,600,893 80.15 3.23%
1987 8,327,515 80.68 3.12%
1986 8,071,385 81.19 3.25%
1985 7,813,479 81.63 3.36%
1984 7,555,374 82.01 3.35%
1983 7,306,676 82.38 3.32%
1982 7,068,093 82.75 3.26%
1981 6,841,623 83.11 3.16%
1980 6,628,785 83.47 3.07%
1979 6,428,507 83.82 2.98%
1978 6,239,755 84.16 2.83%
1977 6,065,837 84.50 2.59%
1976 5,910,835 84.83 2.28%
1975 5,777,575 85.16 1.93%
1974 5,667,058 85.48 1.60%
1973 5,577,115 85.79 1.35%
1972 5,502,220 86.10 1.23%
1971 5,435,001 86.40 1.21%
1970 5,369,664 86.70 1.01%
1969 5,315,700 87.19 1.04%
1968 5,260,803 87.65 1.06%
1967 5,205,369 88.11 1.06%
1966 5,150,229 88.55 1.05%
1965 5,096,209 88.97 1.05%
1964 5,042,798 89.39 1.07%
1963 4,989,087 89.78 1.08%
1962 4,935,554 90.17 1.07%
1961 4,882,909 90.54 1.06%
1960 4,831,658 90.90 %