Belize 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.
  • Belize rural population for 2021 was 217,840, a 1.5% increase from 2020.
  • Belize rural population for 2020 was 214,616, a 1.56% increase from 2019.
  • Belize rural population for 2019 was 211,313, a 1.63% increase from 2018.
  • Belize rural population for 2018 was 207,916, a 1.71% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Belize Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 217,840 53.80 1.49%
2020 214,616 53.98 1.55%
2019 211,313 54.13 1.62%
2018 207,916 54.28 1.70%
2017 204,418 54.40 1.79%
2016 200,796 54.51 1.89%
2015 197,044 54.59 1.99%
2014 193,168 54.67 2.09%
2013 189,164 54.72 2.19%
2012 185,069 54.75 2.29%
2011 180,877 54.77 2.38%
2010 176,621 54.77 2.48%
2009 172,289 54.76 2.55%
2008 167,948 54.74 2.60%
2007 163,633 54.72 2.64%
2006 159,374 54.70 2.65%
2005 155,201 54.69 2.63%
2004 151,171 54.67 2.63%
2003 147,250 54.65 2.68%
2002 143,358 54.64 2.86%
2001 139,316 54.62 3.12%
2000 135,036 54.60 3.76%
1999 130,048 54.42 4.11%
1998 124,811 54.21 4.23%
1997 119,644 54.00 4.03%
1996 114,919 53.79 3.58%
1995 110,880 53.58 2.98%
1994 107,622 53.36 2.43%
1993 105,042 53.15 2.08%
1992 102,877 52.94 2.06%
1991 100,784 52.73 2.26%
1990 98,531 52.54 2.56%
1989 96,038 52.35 2.82%
1988 93,368 52.15 3.02%
1987 90,589 51.96 3.14%
1986 87,789 51.77 3.15%
1985 85,066 51.58 3.19%
1984 82,399 51.39 3.23%
1983 79,778 51.20 3.19%
1982 77,270 51.01 2.99%
1981 74,992 50.82 2.73%
1980 72,973 50.63 2.31%
1979 71,305 50.46 1.97%
1978 69,911 50.31 1.75%
1977 68,695 50.15 1.67%
1976 67,555 49.99 1.72%
1975 66,404 49.83 1.80%
1974 65,221 49.67 1.86%
1973 64,016 49.51 1.99%
1972 62,755 49.35 2.19%
1971 61,393 49.20 2.44%
1970 59,915 49.04 2.98%
1969 58,158 48.76 3.36%
1968 56,235 48.45 3.58%
1967 54,257 48.14 3.67%
1966 52,301 47.83 3.65%
1965 50,427 47.52 3.57%
1964 48,659 47.21 3.52%
1963 46,976 46.90 3.47%
1962 45,375 46.59 3.47%
1961 43,827 46.28 3.48%
1960 42,326 45.97 %