Gambia 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.
  • Gambia rural population for 2021 was 914,646, a 1.15% increase from 2020.
  • Gambia rural population for 2020 was 904,267, a 1.18% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia rural population for 2019 was 893,744, a 1.21% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia rural population for 2018 was 883,080, a 1.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 91,738,352
Democratic Republic of Congo 49,667,024
Tanzania 39,387,290
Uganda 35,082,057
Afghanistan 29,353,133
Nepal 23,440,813
Niger 20,921,148
Mozambique 20,060,734
Yemen 18,737,717
Madagascar 17,281,829
Malawi 16,171,024
Burkina Faso 14,781,404
Chad 12,892,432
Mali 11,538,012
Rwanda 10,944,098
Burundi 10,532,561
Zimbabwe 10,216,947
North Korea 9,670,882
South Sudan 9,046,601
Senegal 8,838,902
Somalia 8,714,542
Guinea 8,467,627
Syrian Arab Republic 8,018,648
Tajikistan 7,046,444
Benin 6,353,512
Haiti 4,851,662
Togo 4,802,246
Sierra Leone 4,610,280
Central African Republic 2,821,711
Liberia 2,456,817
Guinea-Bissau 1,116,239
Gambia 914,646
Comoros 625,358
Gambia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 914,646 36.78 1.14%
2020 904,267 37.42 1.17%
2019 893,744 38.07 1.20%
2018 883,080 38.73 1.23%
2017 872,299 39.40 1.26%
2016 861,416 40.08 1.28%
2015 850,447 40.77 1.31%
2014 839,409 41.47 1.33%
2013 828,292 42.18 1.35%
2012 817,158 42.90 1.36%
2011 806,086 43.62 1.38%
2010 795,069 44.34 1.37%
2009 784,221 45.06 1.38%
2008 773,508 45.79 1.39%
2007 762,840 46.52 1.44%
2006 751,941 47.25 1.51%
2005 740,689 47.98 1.59%
2004 728,987 48.71 1.67%
2003 716,915 49.45 1.45%
2002 706,583 50.32 1.41%
2001 696,696 51.23 1.41%
2000 686,948 52.13 1.40%
1999 677,371 53.04 1.41%
1998 667,881 53.94 1.43%
1997 658,426 54.85 1.46%
1996 648,888 55.74 1.50%
1995 639,203 56.64 1.53%
1994 629,482 57.53 1.57%
1993 619,691 58.41 1.39%
1992 611,143 59.48 1.60%
1991 601,459 60.59 2.01%
1990 589,487 61.69 2.53%
1989 574,778 62.77 3.03%
1988 557,648 63.85 3.33%
1987 539,376 64.91 3.32%
1986 521,765 65.95 3.02%
1985 506,236 66.98 2.56%
1984 493,417 67.99 2.12%
1983 483,081 68.99 1.92%
1982 473,911 69.89 1.86%
1981 465,199 70.74 1.96%
1980 456,183 71.59 2.12%
1979 446,634 72.42 2.22%
1978 436,834 73.23 2.29%
1977 426,949 74.03 2.29%
1976 417,281 74.81 2.23%
1975 408,088 75.57 2.16%
1974 399,371 76.33 2.11%
1973 391,019 77.06 1.55%
1972 385,007 78.19 1.45%
1971 379,473 79.37 1.49%
1970 373,864 80.50 1.54%
1969 368,157 81.59 1.58%
1968 362,394 82.63 1.57%
1967 356,746 83.62 1.52%
1966 351,357 84.57 1.43%
1965 346,362 85.47 1.31%
1964 341,849 86.32 1.20%
1963 337,777 87.14 1.64%
1962 332,267 87.47 1.75%
1961 326,511 87.67 1.77%
1960 320,772 87.87 %