Brazil 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.
  • Brazil rural population for 2021 was 27,140,788, a 1.23% decline from 2020.
  • Brazil rural population for 2020 was 27,477,555, a 1.19% decline from 2019.
  • Brazil rural population for 2019 was 27,807,885, a 1.16% decline from 2018.
  • Brazil rural population for 2018 was 28,133,824, a 1.13% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 529,465,517
Russia 35,956,189
Thailand 33,462,385
Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
Kazakhstan 8,015,101
Malaysia 7,310,403
Peru 7,172,274
Ecuador 6,375,273
Azerbaijan 4,385,166
Venezuela 3,351,303
Serbia 2,966,839
Turkmenistan 2,875,551
Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Brazil Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 27,140,788 12.68 -1.23%
2020 27,477,555 12.93 -1.20%
2019 27,807,885 13.18 -1.17%
2018 28,133,824 13.43 -1.13%
2017 28,454,529 13.69 -1.12%
2016 28,776,239 13.96 -1.11%
2015 29,096,331 14.23 -1.10%
2014 29,416,964 14.51 -1.08%
2013 29,735,221 14.79 -1.04%
2012 30,046,545 15.08 -1.02%
2011 30,356,010 15.37 -0.99%
2010 30,658,541 15.67 -0.90%
2009 30,936,531 15.96 -0.87%
2008 31,206,854 16.25 -0.84%
2007 31,470,391 16.55 -0.79%
2006 31,719,371 16.86 -0.73%
2005 31,950,579 17.17 -0.66%
2004 32,162,492 17.48 -0.60%
2003 32,356,591 17.80 -0.54%
2002 32,532,199 18.12 -0.48%
2001 32,687,356 18.45 -0.57%
2000 32,874,567 18.81 -2.21%
1999 33,609,034 19.50 -2.12%
1998 34,328,880 20.22 -2.03%
1997 35,033,639 20.95 -1.93%
1996 35,718,094 21.70 -1.55%
1995 36,276,253 22.39 -1.50%
1994 36,824,175 23.10 -1.44%
1993 37,359,884 23.82 -1.38%
1992 37,879,934 24.56 -1.32%
1991 38,382,111 25.31 -1.23%
1990 38,857,061 26.08 -1.15%
1989 39,305,246 26.86 -1.06%
1988 39,724,495 27.66 -0.97%
1987 40,113,249 28.47 -0.87%
1986 40,461,769 29.30 -0.76%
1985 40,768,903 30.14 -0.63%
1984 41,025,668 30.99 -0.52%
1983 41,239,803 31.86 -0.42%
1982 41,413,021 32.74 -0.35%
1981 41,556,701 33.63 -0.29%
1980 41,678,056 34.53 -0.26%
1979 41,786,718 35.45 -0.21%
1978 41,875,321 36.38 -0.17%
1977 41,947,038 37.31 -0.13%
1976 42,000,525 38.26 -0.10%
1975 42,040,548 39.21 -0.06%
1974 42,064,666 40.17 -0.02%
1973 42,074,670 41.15 0.03%
1972 42,061,773 42.12 0.10%
1971 42,020,991 43.11 0.20%
1970 41,936,390 44.09 0.35%
1969 41,791,621 45.06 0.45%
1968 41,605,172 46.03 0.54%
1967 41,382,996 47.01 0.64%
1966 41,120,610 47.98 0.73%
1965 40,822,183 48.96 0.83%
1964 40,484,458 49.94 0.92%
1963 40,112,607 50.92 1.00%
1962 39,711,702 51.90 1.06%
1961 39,294,349 52.88 1.07%
1960 38,876,458 53.86 %