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 2020 was 18,519,540, a 1.24% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen rural population for 2019 was 18,292,399, a 1.31% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen rural population for 2018 was 18,056,196, a 1.38% increase from 2017.
  • Yemen rural population for 2017 was 17,809,825, a 1.47% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Yemen Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 18,519,540 62.09 1.23%
2019 18,292,399 62.73 1.30%
2018 18,056,196 63.36 1.37%
2017 17,809,825 63.98 1.46%
2016 17,552,294 64.61 1.55%
2015 17,282,713 65.22 1.64%
2014 17,000,893 65.84 1.74%
2013 16,707,993 66.44 1.82%
2012 16,407,307 67.04 1.88%
2011 16,102,499 67.64 1.91%
2010 15,797,168 68.22 1.95%
2009 15,492,678 68.81 1.98%
2008 15,188,992 69.38 2.01%
2007 14,886,906 69.95 2.04%
2006 14,586,861 70.51 2.06%
2005 14,289,134 71.06 2.10%
2004 13,992,663 71.61 2.13%
2003 13,697,868 72.15 2.16%
2002 13,405,792 72.69 2.17%
2001 13,118,575 73.21 2.18%
2000 12,836,230 73.73 2.15%
1999 12,563,621 74.25 2.14%
1998 12,297,591 74.76 2.26%
1997 12,022,814 75.26 2.57%
1996 11,718,130 75.75 3.02%
1995 11,369,910 76.24 3.52%
1994 10,976,995 76.78 3.99%
1993 10,547,871 77.36 4.37%
1992 10,096,729 77.94 4.44%
1991 9,658,523 78.51 4.22%
1990 9,258,970 79.07 3.86%
1989 8,908,270 79.62 3.51%
1988 8,600,895 80.15 3.23%
1987 8,327,515 80.68 3.12%
1986 8,071,380 81.19 3.25%
1985 7,813,475 81.63 3.36%
1984 7,555,369 82.01 3.35%
1983 7,306,670 82.38 3.32%
1982 7,068,093 82.75 3.26%
1981 6,841,619 83.11 3.16%
1980 6,628,789 83.47 3.07%
1979 6,428,512 83.82 2.98%
1978 6,239,763 84.16 2.83%
1977 6,065,834 84.50 2.59%
1976 5,910,837 84.83 2.28%
1975 5,777,578 85.16 1.93%
1974 5,667,061 85.48 1.60%
1973 5,577,109 85.79 1.35%
1972 5,502,219 86.10 1.23%
1971 5,435,003 86.40 1.21%
1970 5,369,660 86.70 1.01%
1969 5,315,706 87.19 1.04%
1968 5,260,809 87.65 1.06%
1967 5,205,368 88.11 1.07%
1966 5,150,223 88.55 1.05%
1965 5,096,204 88.97 1.05%
1964 5,042,799 89.39 1.07%
1963 4,989,088 89.78 1.08%
1962 4,935,554 90.17 1.07%
1961 4,882,907 90.54 1.06%
1960 4,831,654 90.90 %