Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2022 was 440,632, a 0.56% decline from 2021.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2021 was 443,105, a 0.56% decline from 2020.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2020 was 445,612, a 0.56% decline from 2019.
  • Bhutan rural population for 2019 was 448,104, a 0.52% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Bhutan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 440,632 56.31 -0.56%
2021 443,105 56.99 -0.56%
2020 445,612 57.68 -0.56%
2019 448,104 58.39 -0.52%
2018 450,437 59.11 -0.44%
2017 452,410 59.83 -0.38%
2016 454,145 60.57 -0.36%
2015 455,790 61.32 -0.30%
2014 457,145 62.08 -0.21%
2013 458,114 62.85 -0.16%
2012 458,857 63.63 -0.14%
2011 459,492 64.42 -0.12%
2010 460,046 65.21 -0.08%
2009 460,398 65.99 -0.02%
2008 460,496 66.76 0.04%
2007 460,301 67.53 0.12%
2006 459,756 68.29 0.40%
2005 457,925 69.04 0.41%
2004 456,066 70.17 0.77%
2003 452,565 71.31 0.93%
2002 448,376 72.43 1.09%
2001 443,498 73.52 1.26%
2000 437,951 74.58 1.42%
1999 431,766 75.62 1.13%
1998 426,900 76.62 0.60%
1997 424,362 77.60 0.52%
1996 422,169 78.54 0.71%
1995 419,196 79.46 0.09%
1994 418,838 80.35 -0.98%
1993 422,967 81.21 -5.72%
1992 447,882 82.04 -4.88%
1991 470,285 82.84 0.72%
1990 466,925 83.61 1.70%
1989 459,068 84.36 1.98%
1988 450,069 85.07 2.07%
1987 440,829 85.76 2.17%
1986 431,381 86.42 2.24%
1985 421,825 87.06 2.31%
1984 412,184 87.67 2.38%
1983 402,472 88.26 2.45%
1982 392,745 88.82 2.51%
1981 383,008 89.35 2.60%
1980 373,183 89.87 2.68%
1979 363,308 90.36 2.76%
1978 353,402 90.83 2.82%
1977 343,577 91.28 2.84%
1976 333,941 91.71 2.86%
1975 324,524 92.12 2.87%
1974 315,333 92.52 2.89%
1973 306,351 92.89 2.91%
1972 297,574 93.25 2.91%
1971 289,031 93.59 2.93%
1970 280,694 93.91 2.94%
1969 272,572 94.22 2.92%
1968 264,733 94.51 2.88%
1967 257,210 94.79 2.85%
1966 249,985 95.06 2.81%
1965 243,058 95.31 2.76%
1964 236,443 95.55 2.70%
1963 230,136 95.78 2.67%
1962 224,083 96.00 2.54%
1961 218,460 96.21 2.39%
1960 213,309 96.40 %