Zimbabwe 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.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2020 was 10,070,822, a 1.44% increase from 2019.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2019 was 9,928,166, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2018 was 9,788,215, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2017 was 9,647,147, a 1.56% 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
Zimbabwe Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 10,070,822 67.76 1.43%
2019 9,928,166 67.79 1.42%
2018 9,788,215 67.79 1.45%
2017 9,647,147 67.76 1.55%
2016 9,499,100 67.70 1.68%
2015 9,340,770 67.62 1.84%
2014 9,170,486 67.50 1.98%
2013 8,990,946 67.35 2.05%
2012 8,808,921 67.17 1.97%
2011 8,637,262 66.99 1.81%
2010 8,482,590 66.80 1.63%
2009 8,345,714 66.62 1.46%
2008 8,224,975 66.44 1.28%
2007 8,120,405 66.26 1.10%
2006 8,031,622 66.07 0.93%
2005 7,957,336 65.89 0.75%
2004 7,897,803 65.71 0.60%
2003 7,850,870 65.52 0.40%
2002 7,819,901 65.42 -0.38%
2001 7,849,507 65.83 -0.27%
2000 7,870,531 66.24 -0.12%
1999 7,880,199 66.65 0.03%
1998 7,877,709 67.06 0.20%
1997 7,861,984 67.47 0.37%
1996 7,832,792 67.87 0.55%
1995 7,789,871 68.27 0.73%
1994 7,732,882 68.67 0.94%
1993 7,660,670 69.06 1.11%
1992 7,575,964 69.50 0.95%
1991 7,504,690 70.26 1.29%
1990 7,408,262 71.01 1.67%
1989 7,285,389 71.75 2.04%
1988 7,138,255 72.48 2.34%
1987 6,973,054 73.19 2.54%
1986 6,798,451 73.90 2.64%
1985 6,621,364 74.59 2.71%
1984 6,444,299 75.26 2.78%
1983 6,267,911 75.93 2.82%
1982 6,093,703 76.57 2.92%
1981 5,918,258 77.11 2.86%
1980 5,751,245 77.63 2.75%
1979 5,595,342 78.15 2.62%
1978 5,450,526 78.66 2.55%
1977 5,313,470 79.15 2.57%
1976 5,178,904 79.64 2.66%
1975 5,043,093 80.13 2.79%
1974 4,904,573 80.60 2.82%
1973 4,768,363 81.13 2.90%
1972 4,632,183 81.64 2.92%
1971 4,499,064 82.15 2.89%
1970 4,370,982 82.64 2.84%
1969 4,248,534 83.12 2.68%
1968 4,136,075 83.69 2.65%
1967 4,028,102 84.27 2.66%
1966 3,922,210 84.84 2.71%
1965 3,817,492 85.38 2.76%
1964 3,713,677 85.91 2.79%
1963 3,611,339 86.42 2.82%
1962 3,510,800 86.92 3.08%
1961 3,404,373 87.18 3.10%
1960 3,300,515 87.39 %