Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2021 was 444,481, a 0.14% decline from 2020.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2020 was 445,097, a 0.1% decline from 2019.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2019 was 445,555, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2018 was 445,886, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Bhutan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 444,481 56.99 -0.14%
2020 445,097 57.68 -0.10%
2019 445,555 58.39 -0.07%
2018 445,886 59.11 -0.05%
2017 446,093 59.83 -0.03%
2016 446,238 60.57 -0.03%
2015 446,354 61.32 -0.01%
2014 446,402 62.08 0.00%
2013 446,390 62.85 -0.00%
2012 446,410 63.63 -0.04%
2011 446,587 64.42 -0.09%
2010 446,995 65.21 -0.14%
2009 447,629 65.99 -0.17%
2008 448,394 66.76 -0.13%
2007 448,995 67.53 0.01%
2006 448,928 68.29 0.24%
2005 447,860 69.04 -0.08%
2004 448,220 70.17 0.11%
2003 447,725 71.31 0.34%
2002 446,187 72.43 0.54%
2001 443,798 73.52 0.68%
2000 440,790 74.58 0.87%
1999 436,980 75.62 1.04%
1998 432,443 76.62 1.00%
1997 428,124 77.60 0.66%
1996 425,293 78.54 0.11%
1995 424,832 79.46 -0.60%
1994 427,391 80.35 -1.19%
1993 432,511 81.21 -1.38%
1992 438,514 82.04 -0.99%
1991 442,888 82.84 -0.21%
1990 443,813 83.61 0.75%
1989 440,479 84.36 1.61%
1988 433,464 85.07 2.23%
1987 423,923 85.76 2.44%
1986 413,692 86.42 2.33%
1985 404,184 87.06 2.10%
1984 395,796 87.67 1.95%
1983 388,166 88.26 1.87%
1982 380,966 88.82 1.95%
1981 373,595 89.35 2.15%
1980 365,658 89.87 2.37%
1979 357,099 90.36 2.53%
1978 348,181 90.83 2.66%
1977 339,047 91.28 2.73%
1976 329,907 91.71 2.75%
1975 320,955 92.12 2.76%
1974 312,233 92.52 2.76%
1973 303,737 92.89 2.78%
1972 295,424 93.25 2.80%
1971 287,272 93.59 2.85%
1970 279,204 93.91 2.89%
1969 271,243 94.22 2.92%
1968 263,437 94.51 2.91%
1967 255,888 94.79 2.83%
1966 248,738 95.06 2.71%
1965 242,088 95.31 2.56%
1964 235,981 95.55 2.40%
1963 230,386 95.78 2.29%
1962 225,172 96.00 2.25%
1961 220,171 96.21 2.26%
1960 215,255 96.40 %