Colombia 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.
  • Colombia rural population for 2021 was 9,361,143, a 0.96% decline from 2020.
  • Colombia rural population for 2020 was 9,451,496, a 0.64% decline from 2019.
  • Colombia rural population for 2019 was 9,512,141, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Colombia rural population for 2018 was 9,545,848, a 0.19% 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
Colombia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 9,361,143 18.26 -0.96%
2020 9,451,496 18.58 -0.64%
2019 9,512,141 18.90 -0.35%
2018 9,545,848 19.22 -0.19%
2017 9,563,831 19.55 -0.20%
2016 9,582,981 19.89 -0.35%
2015 9,616,282 20.24 -0.54%
2014 9,668,302 20.59 -0.69%
2013 9,735,691 20.94 -0.80%
2012 9,813,668 21.30 -0.80%
2011 9,892,834 21.67 -0.73%
2010 9,965,274 22.04 -0.65%
2009 10,029,830 22.41 -0.58%
2008 10,088,363 22.80 -0.51%
2007 10,140,105 23.18 -0.45%
2006 10,185,476 23.58 -0.39%
2005 10,225,220 23.98 -0.32%
2004 10,258,117 24.38 -0.25%
2003 10,283,437 24.79 -0.18%
2002 10,301,818 25.20 -0.12%
2001 10,313,978 25.62 -0.07%
2000 10,320,832 26.04 -0.02%
1999 10,323,159 26.47 0.02%
1998 10,320,766 26.90 0.08%
1997 10,312,933 27.34 0.14%
1996 10,298,708 27.78 0.19%
1995 10,279,222 28.22 0.26%
1994 10,252,814 28.67 0.31%
1993 10,220,684 29.13 0.36%
1992 10,183,917 29.59 0.39%
1991 10,144,715 30.05 0.42%
1990 10,102,573 30.52 0.43%
1989 10,059,227 30.99 0.45%
1988 10,013,913 31.47 0.47%
1987 9,966,624 31.95 0.51%
1986 9,915,878 32.43 0.43%
1985 9,873,711 32.97 0.15%
1984 9,859,106 33.61 0.20%
1983 9,839,489 34.27 0.25%
1982 9,815,124 34.93 0.29%
1981 9,786,593 35.59 0.33%
1980 9,754,662 36.26 0.36%
1979 9,719,758 36.94 0.40%
1978 9,681,264 37.62 0.43%
1977 9,639,782 38.31 0.45%
1976 9,596,422 39.00 0.46%
1975 9,552,560 39.69 0.47%
1974 9,507,862 40.39 0.45%
1973 9,465,377 41.11 0.43%
1972 9,424,702 41.86 0.52%
1971 9,375,897 42.61 0.65%
1970 9,314,830 43.37 0.80%
1969 9,240,439 44.12 0.95%
1968 9,153,306 44.88 1.08%
1967 9,055,426 45.65 1.19%
1966 8,948,303 46.41 1.28%
1965 8,834,569 47.18 1.31%
1964 8,719,182 47.97 0.08%
1963 8,712,030 49.42 0.22%
1962 8,692,946 50.86 0.33%
1961 8,664,637 52.30 0.42%
1960 8,628,131 53.73 %