Spain 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.
  • Spain rural population for 2021 was 8,965,568, a 1.36% decline from 2020.
  • Spain rural population for 2020 was 9,089,040, a 0.78% decline from 2019.
  • Spain rural population for 2019 was 9,160,656, a 0.53% decline from 2018.
  • Spain rural population for 2018 was 9,209,330, a 0.78% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,667,512
Italy 16,924,836
Poland 15,084,074
France 12,661,527
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,965,568
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,474,978
Austria 3,672,522
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,510,320
Portugal 3,414,362
Czech Republic 2,759,991
Hungary 2,694,979
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,340,642
Switzerland 2,261,756
Greece 2,128,861
Ireland 1,814,588
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,368,149
Netherlands 1,302,381
UAE 1,268,967
Sweden 1,225,108
Slovenia 939,156
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 887,542
Finland 798,226
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Oman 676,741
Trinidad and Tobago 655,867
Latvia 594,684
Estonia 406,552
Cyprus 402,894
Belgium 218,200
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 197,811
Bahrain 181,438
Uruguay 153,242
Channel Islands 120,897
French Polynesia 107,176
Brunei 94,691
New Caledonia 76,538
Antigua and Barbuda 74,658
Bahamas 66,027
Aruba 60,173
Luxembourg 53,222
Seychelles 41,693
Isle of Man 40,078
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,997
Liechtenstein 32,718
Faroe Islands 28,165
Malta 26,826
Iceland 22,546
Qatar 21,158
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,540
Andorra 9,392
Guam 8,484
Greenland 7,078
Northern Mariana Islands 4,697
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Palau 3,365
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,419
San Marino 809
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Spain Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,965,568 18.94 -1.37%
2020 9,089,040 19.19 -0.78%
2019 9,160,656 19.44 -0.53%
2018 9,209,330 19.68 -0.78%
2017 9,281,373 19.92 -0.96%
2016 9,371,187 20.16 -1.09%
2015 9,473,817 20.40 -1.23%
2014 9,590,865 20.63 -1.42%
2013 9,728,205 20.87 -1.43%
2012 9,868,179 21.10 -1.01%
2011 9,968,815 21.33 -0.72%
2010 10,041,047 21.56 -0.61%
2009 10,102,486 21.79 -0.18%
2008 10,120,932 22.02 0.53%
2007 10,067,486 22.26 0.79%
2006 9,988,509 22.50 0.63%
2005 9,925,418 22.74 0.64%
2004 9,862,593 22.98 0.67%
2003 9,796,815 23.22 0.76%
2002 9,722,744 23.47 0.61%
2001 9,663,982 23.66 0.35%
2000 9,630,000 23.74 0.11%
1999 9,619,750 23.82 0.07%
1998 9,613,419 23.90 0.08%
1997 9,606,162 23.98 0.08%
1996 9,598,296 24.06 0.08%
1995 9,590,975 24.14 0.10%
1994 9,581,167 24.23 0.14%
1993 9,567,936 24.31 0.18%
1992 9,550,559 24.39 0.15%
1991 9,535,852 24.47 -0.47%
1990 9,580,406 24.65 -0.81%
1989 9,658,018 24.87 -0.75%
1988 9,730,502 25.10 -0.69%
1987 9,797,703 25.33 -0.64%
1986 9,860,687 25.56 -0.60%
1985 9,920,133 25.79 -0.53%
1984 9,972,794 26.02 -0.48%
1983 10,020,407 26.25 -0.40%
1982 10,060,595 26.49 -0.29%
1981 10,089,484 26.72 -1.11%
1980 10,201,721 27.21 -1.48%
1979 10,353,322 27.84 -1.37%
1978 10,496,542 28.47 -1.27%
1977 10,631,094 29.12 -1.19%
1976 10,757,865 29.77 -1.14%
1975 10,881,129 30.43 -1.09%
1974 11,000,753 31.10 -1.06%
1973 11,118,088 31.78 -1.02%
1972 11,232,265 32.46 -1.01%
1971 11,346,103 33.15 -1.21%
1970 11,484,091 33.96 -1.59%
1969 11,668,253 34.89 -1.67%
1968 11,865,098 35.83 -1.32%
1967 12,022,749 36.79 -1.35%
1966 12,186,583 37.75 -1.52%
1965 12,373,341 38.72 -1.41%
1964 12,549,483 39.70 -1.47%
1963 12,735,859 40.69 -1.55%
1962 12,934,262 41.69 -1.46%
1961 13,124,738 42.70 -0.78%
1960 13,227,520 43.43 %