Madagascar Rural Population 1960-2024

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.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2022 was 17,801,970, a 1.27% increase from 2021.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2021 was 17,578,693, a 1.32% increase from 2020.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2020 was 17,348,887, a 1.4% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2019 was 17,108,814, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 95,420,799
Democratic Republic of Congo 52,636,799
Tanzania 41,471,864
Uganda 34,889,566
Afghanistan 30,181,937
Nepal 23,994,819
Niger 21,780,401
Yemen 20,491,585
Mozambique 20,379,448
Madagascar 17,801,970
Malawi 16,736,441
Burkina Faso 15,446,047
Chad 13,458,554
Mali 12,327,741
Rwanda 11,335,329
Zimbabwe 11,033,499
Burundi 11,031,286
North Korea 9,667,582
Syrian Arab Republic 9,564,966
Somalia 9,269,665
Senegal 8,816,497
Guinea 8,638,804
South Sudan 8,638,206
Tajikistan 7,169,192
Benin 6,738,656
Togo 4,962,262
Sierra Leone 4,833,746
Haiti 4,770,701
Central African Republic 3,173,417
Liberia 2,488,813
Eritrea 2,113,713
Guinea-Bissau 1,157,198
Gambia 978,162
Comoros 586,880
Madagascar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 17,801,970 60.12 1.26%
2021 17,578,693 60.79 1.32%
2020 17,348,887 61.47 1.39%
2019 17,108,814 62.14 1.45%
2018 16,862,044 62.81 1.49%
2017 16,611,902 63.48 1.54%
2016 16,357,965 64.14 1.56%
2015 16,105,131 64.81 1.58%
2014 15,853,231 65.47 1.63%
2013 15,596,906 66.12 1.69%
2012 15,335,247 66.77 1.76%
2011 15,067,128 67.42 1.85%
2010 14,790,589 68.06 1.93%
2009 14,507,231 68.70 1.99%
2008 14,222,078 69.33 2.01%
2007 13,938,903 69.96 2.05%
2006 13,656,474 70.58 2.06%
2005 13,377,395 71.19 2.08%
2004 13,102,048 71.79 2.54%
2003 12,772,847 72.06 2.56%
2002 12,450,597 72.34 2.59%
2001 12,132,721 72.61 2.63%
2000 11,818,373 72.88 2.67%
1999 11,506,670 73.15 2.73%
1998 11,196,321 73.41 2.78%
1997 10,888,948 73.68 2.82%
1996 10,586,612 73.94 2.83%
1995 10,291,455 74.20 2.82%
1994 10,005,073 74.46 2.76%
1993 9,732,395 74.75 2.34%
1992 9,507,775 75.32 2.30%
1991 9,291,826 75.88 2.28%
1990 9,082,470 76.43 2.24%
1989 8,880,862 76.98 2.21%
1988 8,686,718 77.51 2.18%
1987 8,499,066 78.04 2.15%
1986 8,318,057 78.56 2.14%
1985 8,142,119 79.07 2.15%
1984 7,968,548 79.57 2.17%
1983 7,797,622 80.06 2.20%
1982 7,627,841 80.54 2.24%
1981 7,459,026 81.01 2.28%
1980 7,290,604 81.48 2.34%
1979 7,121,766 81.93 2.39%
1978 6,953,460 82.38 2.42%
1977 6,786,889 82.82 2.45%
1976 6,622,304 83.25 2.49%
1975 6,459,734 83.67 2.46%
1974 6,303,040 84.13 2.48%
1973 6,148,402 84.59 2.51%
1972 5,995,965 85.04 2.52%
1971 5,846,812 85.47 2.48%
1970 5,703,546 85.90 2.49%
1969 5,563,340 86.25 2.43%
1968 5,429,650 86.59 2.38%
1967 5,302,077 86.93 2.33%
1966 5,179,740 87.25 2.24%
1965 5,064,891 87.62 2.22%
1964 4,953,633 87.99 2.22%
1963 4,844,953 88.34 2.21%
1962 4,738,864 88.69 2.21%
1961 4,635,063 89.03 2.22%
1960 4,533,437 89.36 %