Yemen 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.
  • Yemen rural population for 2022 was 20,491,585, a 1.1% increase from 2021.
  • Yemen rural population for 2021 was 20,268,538, a 1.11% increase from 2020.
  • Yemen rural population for 2020 was 20,045,810, a 1.3% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen rural population for 2019 was 19,788,293, a 1.44% 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
Yemen Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 20,491,585 60.81 1.09%
2021 20,268,538 61.45 1.11%
2020 20,045,810 62.09 1.29%
2019 19,788,293 62.73 1.43%
2018 19,508,253 63.36 1.50%
2017 19,217,203 63.98 1.60%
2016 18,912,762 64.61 1.67%
2015 18,599,346 65.22 1.78%
2014 18,271,388 65.84 1.89%
2013 17,928,441 66.44 1.96%
2012 17,580,686 67.04 2.01%
2011 17,230,684 67.64 2.05%
2010 16,881,310 68.22 2.08%
2009 16,533,799 68.81 2.13%
2008 16,185,896 69.38 2.18%
2007 15,837,529 69.95 2.23%
2006 15,488,437 70.51 2.20%
2005 15,151,322 71.06 2.03%
2004 14,847,192 71.61 1.91%
2003 14,566,420 72.15 1.91%
2002 14,290,346 72.69 1.94%
2001 14,015,499 73.21 2.02%
2000 13,735,499 73.73 2.10%
1999 13,449,693 74.25 2.15%
1998 13,163,136 74.76 2.21%
1997 12,875,480 75.26 2.28%
1996 12,585,518 75.75 2.48%
1995 12,277,186 76.24 2.78%
1994 11,940,947 76.78 2.94%
1993 11,595,353 77.36 3.02%
1992 11,249,970 77.94 3.07%
1991 10,909,772 78.51 3.11%
1990 10,575,574 79.07 3.14%
1989 10,248,331 79.62 3.17%
1988 9,928,495 80.15 3.23%
1987 9,613,119 80.68 3.21%
1986 9,309,023 81.19 3.27%
1985 9,009,105 81.63 3.33%
1984 8,713,807 82.01 3.27%
1983 8,433,665 82.38 3.19%
1982 8,169,223 82.75 3.10%
1981 7,919,734 83.11 3.03%
1980 7,682,994 83.47 2.95%
1979 7,459,648 83.82 2.84%
1978 7,250,637 84.16 2.75%
1977 7,054,047 84.50 2.69%
1976 6,866,895 84.83 2.62%
1975 6,689,563 85.16 2.54%
1974 6,521,981 85.48 2.46%
1973 6,363,750 85.79 2.40%
1972 6,212,762 86.10 2.34%
1971 6,069,046 86.40 2.26%
1970 5,933,407 86.70 1.95%
1969 5,818,710 87.19 1.86%
1968 5,711,385 87.65 1.78%
1967 5,610,793 88.11 1.72%
1966 5,515,212 88.55 1.65%
1965 5,425,010 88.97 1.58%
1964 5,339,744 89.39 1.48%
1963 5,261,519 89.78 1.41%
1962 5,187,771 90.17 1.46%
1961 5,112,550 90.54 1.47%
1960 5,038,095 90.90 %