Sweden 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.
  • Sweden rural population for 2022 was 1,206,837, a 1.49% decline from 2021.
  • Sweden rural population for 2021 was 1,225,108, a 1.58% decline from 2020.
  • Sweden rural population for 2020 was 1,244,794, a 1.48% decline from 2019.
  • Sweden rural population for 2019 was 1,263,481, a 1.21% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,730,526
Italy 16,705,485
Poland 14,679,358
France 12,568,575
United Kingdom 10,448,877
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,932,638
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,012
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,513,869
Portugal 3,395,541
Czech Republic 2,734,517
Hungary 2,646,824
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,273,624
Greece 2,048,160
Ireland 1,836,398
Croatia 1,610,908
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,248
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 934,533
Lithuania 892,957
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,579
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,676
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 591,254
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 409,926
Belgium 215,837
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 74,507
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 53,025
Seychelles 49,874
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 27,220
Iceland 22,951
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
St. Martin (French part) 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Macao 0
Hong Kong 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Sweden Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,206,837 11.51 -1.50%
2021 1,225,108 11.76 -1.59%
2020 1,244,794 12.02 -1.49%
2019 1,263,481 12.29 -1.21%
2018 1,278,923 12.57 -1.08%
2017 1,292,817 12.85 -0.91%
2016 1,304,687 13.15 -0.99%
2015 1,317,697 13.45 -1.19%
2014 1,333,506 13.75 -1.24%
2013 1,350,197 14.06 -1.37%
2012 1,368,886 14.38 -1.48%
2011 1,389,318 14.70 -0.87%
2010 1,401,467 14.94 -0.17%
2009 1,403,890 15.10 -0.18%
2008 1,406,363 15.25 -0.25%
2007 1,409,904 15.41 -0.28%
2006 1,413,835 15.57 -0.15%
2005 1,415,927 15.68 0.01%
2004 1,415,762 15.74 0.00%
2003 1,415,759 15.80 -0.03%
2002 1,416,123 15.87 -0.06%
2001 1,417,037 15.93 -0.01%
2000 1,417,231 15.97 -0.01%
1999 1,417,437 16.00 -0.10%
1998 1,418,811 16.03 -0.12%
1997 1,420,501 16.06 -0.12%
1996 1,422,163 16.09 -0.40%
1995 1,427,846 16.18 -0.42%
1994 1,433,808 16.33 -0.23%
1993 1,437,168 16.48 -0.36%
1992 1,442,280 16.64 -0.35%
1991 1,447,374 16.80 0.06%
1990 1,446,443 16.90 0.77%
1989 1,435,311 16.90 0.67%
1988 1,425,767 16.90 0.46%
1987 1,419,229 16.90 0.33%
1986 1,414,501 16.90 0.23%
1985 1,411,215 16.90 0.17%
1984 1,408,886 16.90 0.09%
1983 1,407,607 16.90 0.05%
1982 1,406,969 16.90 0.06%
1981 1,406,165 16.90 0.04%
1980 1,405,560 16.91 -0.22%
1979 1,408,598 16.98 -0.20%
1978 1,411,486 17.06 -0.12%
1977 1,413,241 17.13 -0.06%
1976 1,414,069 17.20 -0.05%
1975 1,414,834 17.27 -0.83%
1974 1,426,605 17.48 -1.49%
1973 1,448,019 17.80 -1.59%
1972 1,471,273 18.11 -1.47%
1971 1,493,090 18.44 -2.14%
1970 1,525,398 18.97 -2.93%
1969 1,570,746 19.71 -3.12%
1968 1,620,513 20.48 -3.23%
1967 1,673,745 21.27 -2.98%
1966 1,724,430 22.09 -2.86%
1965 1,774,455 22.94 -2.92%
1964 1,827,003 23.85 -3.08%
1963 1,884,124 24.78 -3.21%
1962 1,945,521 25.73 -3.17%
1961 2,008,215 26.71 -2.50%
1960 2,059,029 27.51 0.00%