Bangladesh 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.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2021 was 101,534,935, a 0.28% decline from 2020.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2020 was 101,815,917, a 0.24% decline from 2019.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2019 was 102,058,752, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • Bangladesh rural population for 2018 was 102,261,195, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Bangladesh Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 101,534,935 61.05 -0.28%
2020 101,815,917 61.82 -0.24%
2019 102,058,752 62.60 -0.20%
2018 102,261,195 63.37 -0.16%
2017 102,425,423 64.14 -0.13%
2016 102,554,027 64.92 -0.09%
2015 102,647,880 65.69 -0.05%
2014 102,699,980 66.47 -0.01%
2013 102,713,719 67.24 0.02%
2012 102,694,469 68.01 0.03%
2011 102,662,598 68.78 0.04%
2010 102,621,005 69.54 0.05%
2009 102,571,998 70.29 0.07%
2008 102,502,134 71.03 0.12%
2007 102,377,369 71.76 0.23%
2006 102,143,880 72.48 0.38%
2005 101,761,476 73.19 0.54%
2004 101,213,793 73.89 0.69%
2003 100,515,443 74.57 0.83%
2002 99,681,804 75.24 0.95%
2001 98,742,534 75.90 1.22%
2000 97,543,372 76.41 1.45%
1999 96,143,151 76.80 1.52%
1998 94,689,053 77.18 1.59%
1997 93,198,942 77.56 1.63%
1996 91,691,647 77.94 1.66%
1995 90,186,119 78.31 1.67%
1994 88,692,991 78.67 1.68%
1993 87,214,526 79.03 1.72%
1992 85,728,266 79.39 1.79%
1991 84,207,910 79.74 1.77%
1990 82,732,561 80.19 1.83%
1989 81,231,057 80.67 1.94%
1988 79,669,386 81.14 2.02%
1987 78,072,449 81.61 2.08%
1986 76,468,807 82.06 2.09%
1985 74,884,079 82.50 2.09%
1984 73,332,669 82.94 2.09%
1983 71,816,132 83.37 2.10%
1982 70,325,055 83.79 2.12%
1981 68,847,431 84.20 1.52%
1980 67,812,236 85.15 1.34%
1979 66,906,786 86.30 1.48%
1978 65,921,448 87.37 1.53%
1977 64,919,777 88.37 1.45%
1976 63,984,864 89.30 1.27%
1975 63,174,588 90.16 1.02%
1974 62,532,050 90.97 1.09%
1973 61,852,502 91.45 1.14%
1972 61,148,407 91.78 1.31%
1971 60,353,981 92.10 1.67%
1970 59,355,313 92.41 2.13%
1969 58,106,649 92.70 2.54%
1968 56,648,678 92.99 2.85%
1967 55,059,474 93.27 2.95%
1966 53,461,266 93.53 2.88%
1965 51,945,145 93.79 2.75%
1964 50,536,565 94.04 2.66%
1963 49,212,399 94.27 2.57%
1962 47,961,797 94.50 2.54%
1961 46,757,464 94.72 2.62%
1960 45,548,012 94.87 %