Ethiopia Rural Population 1960-2023

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.
  • Ethiopia rural population for 2022 was 95,420,799, a 1.93% increase from 2021.
  • Ethiopia rural population for 2021 was 93,611,468, a 2.01% increase from 2020.
  • Ethiopia rural population for 2020 was 91,766,343, a 2.08% increase from 2019.
  • Ethiopia rural population for 2019 was 89,898,498, a 2.09% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 95,420,799
Democratic Republic of Congo 52,636,799
Tanzania 41,471,864
Uganda 34,889,566
Afghanistan 30,181,937
Nepal 23,994,819
Niger 21,780,401
Yemen 20,491,585
Mozambique 20,379,448
Madagascar 17,801,970
Malawi 16,736,441
Burkina Faso 15,446,047
Chad 13,458,554
Mali 12,327,741
Rwanda 11,335,329
Zimbabwe 11,033,499
Burundi 11,031,286
North Korea 9,667,582
Syrian Arab Republic 9,564,966
Somalia 9,269,665
Senegal 8,816,497
Guinea 8,638,804
South Sudan 8,638,206
Tajikistan 7,169,192
Benin 6,738,656
Togo 4,962,262
Sierra Leone 4,833,746
Haiti 4,770,701
Central African Republic 3,173,417
Liberia 2,488,813
Eritrea 2,113,713
Guinea-Bissau 1,157,198
Gambia 978,162
Comoros 586,880
Ethiopia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 95,420,799 77.34 1.91%
2021 93,611,468 77.83 1.99%
2020 91,766,343 78.31 2.06%
2019 89,898,498 78.78 2.07%
2018 88,055,633 79.24 2.10%
2017 86,222,946 79.69 2.17%
2016 84,375,675 80.13 2.17%
2015 82,563,655 80.57 2.16%
2014 80,796,875 81.00 2.18%
2013 79,050,945 81.43 2.24%
2012 77,298,928 81.84 2.31%
2011 75,534,019 82.27 2.35%
2010 73,782,698 82.68 2.33%
2009 72,085,216 83.09 2.32%
2008 70,429,747 83.49 2.37%
2007 68,781,680 83.88 2.59%
2006 67,020,970 84.10 2.59%
2005 65,307,159 84.30 2.61%
2004 63,626,355 84.50 2.64%
2003 61,966,689 84.69 2.68%
2002 60,328,366 84.88 2.71%
2001 58,716,476 85.07 2.70%
2000 57,151,370 85.26 2.74%
1999 55,606,839 85.45 2.81%
1998 54,064,410 85.63 2.85%
1997 52,546,899 85.81 2.92%
1996 51,035,417 85.99 3.00%
1995 49,529,255 86.17 3.05%
1994 48,040,845 86.37 3.05%
1993 46,599,725 86.63 3.07%
1992 45,189,719 86.88 3.78%
1991 43,511,981 87.13 3.93%
1990 41,835,381 87.38 3.30%
1989 40,476,895 87.62 3.44%
1988 39,106,501 87.86 3.53%
1987 37,748,717 88.09 3.05%
1986 36,613,743 88.32 2.61%
1985 35,672,013 88.55 2.48%
1984 34,799,621 88.77 2.26%
1983 34,021,669 88.98 2.48%
1982 33,189,509 89.19 3.59%
1981 32,018,465 89.39 2.25%
1980 31,307,646 89.59 0.32%
1979 31,208,557 89.79 1.23%
1978 30,826,307 89.98 1.45%
1977 30,382,798 90.17 1.69%
1976 29,873,696 90.36 2.28%
1975 29,201,670 90.54 2.20%
1974 28,566,785 90.72 2.36%
1973 27,900,519 90.90 2.46%
1972 27,222,630 91.07 2.50%
1971 26,551,634 91.24 2.57%
1970 25,877,134 91.41 2.60%
1969 25,211,779 91.58 2.59%
1968 24,566,736 91.74 2.58%
1967 23,941,417 91.90 2.34%
1966 23,388,038 92.16 2.32%
1965 22,851,430 92.41 2.41%
1964 22,306,205 92.66 2.37%
1963 21,783,164 92.90 2.33%
1962 21,281,301 93.13 2.29%
1961 20,799,944 93.35 2.23%
1960 20,341,194 93.57 %