Gambia 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.
  • Gambia rural population for 2022 was 978,162, a 0.75% increase from 2021.
  • Gambia rural population for 2021 was 970,908, a 0.81% increase from 2020.
  • Gambia rural population for 2020 was 963,137, a 0.84% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia rural population for 2019 was 955,107, a 0.87% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Gambia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 978,162 36.15 0.74%
2021 970,908 36.78 0.80%
2020 963,137 37.42 0.84%
2019 955,107 38.07 0.86%
2018 946,916 38.73 0.92%
2017 938,210 39.40 1.01%
2016 928,783 40.08 1.10%
2015 918,647 40.77 1.18%
2014 907,830 41.47 1.28%
2013 896,270 42.18 1.37%
2012 884,072 42.90 1.43%
2011 871,540 43.62 1.46%
2010 858,949 44.34 1.48%
2009 846,337 45.06 1.52%
2008 833,608 45.79 1.52%
2007 821,006 46.52 1.53%
2006 808,569 47.25 1.49%
2005 796,645 47.98 1.43%
2004 785,347 48.71 1.40%
2003 774,436 49.45 1.10%
2002 765,937 50.32 1.06%
2001 757,848 51.23 1.12%
2000 749,418 52.13 1.17%
1999 740,689 53.04 1.24%
1998 731,569 53.94 1.27%
1997 722,310 54.85 1.30%
1996 712,979 55.74 1.33%
1995 703,532 56.64 1.40%
1994 693,720 57.53 1.64%
1993 682,456 58.41 1.78%
1992 670,430 59.48 2.10%
1991 656,514 60.59 2.25%
1990 641,935 61.69 2.26%
1989 627,572 62.77 2.28%
1988 613,446 63.85 2.27%
1987 599,676 64.91 2.26%
1986 586,291 65.95 2.24%
1985 573,329 66.98 2.21%
1984 560,805 67.99 2.15%
1983 548,875 68.99 2.20%
1982 536,922 69.89 2.15%
1981 525,519 70.74 2.14%
1980 514,407 71.59 2.16%
1979 503,396 72.42 2.13%
1978 492,805 73.23 2.09%
1977 482,601 74.03 2.07%
1976 472,701 74.81 2.03%
1975 463,200 75.57 1.99%
1974 454,060 76.33 2.01%
1973 445,006 77.06 1.52%
1972 438,274 78.19 1.44%
1971 432,024 79.37 1.49%
1970 425,650 80.50 1.55%
1969 419,116 81.59 1.61%
1968 412,433 82.63 1.65%
1967 405,672 83.62 1.67%
1966 398,947 84.57 1.70%
1965 392,215 85.47 1.77%
1964 385,324 86.32 1.83%
1963 378,330 87.14 2.40%
1962 369,373 87.47 2.53%
1961 360,145 87.67 2.52%
1960 351,176 87.87 %