Greenland 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.
  • Greenland rural population for 2021 was 7,078, a 1.27% decline from 2020.
  • Greenland rural population for 2020 was 7,169, a 1.52% decline from 2019.
  • Greenland rural population for 2019 was 7,280, a 1.44% decline from 2018.
  • Greenland rural population for 2018 was 7,386, a 2.07% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Greenland Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 7,078 12.49 -1.28%
2020 7,169 12.72 -1.54%
2019 7,280 12.95 -1.45%
2018 7,386 13.18 -2.09%
2017 7,542 13.43 -1.85%
2016 7,683 13.67 -1.72%
2015 7,816 13.93 -2.16%
2014 7,987 14.19 -2.16%
2013 8,161 14.45 -2.98%
2012 8,408 14.80 -3.10%
2011 8,673 15.25 -2.44%
2010 8,887 15.62 -0.85%
2009 8,963 15.91 -1.87%
2008 9,132 16.21 -2.27%
2007 9,342 16.52 -2.24%
2006 9,554 16.83 -2.13%
2005 9,760 17.14 -1.57%
2004 9,914 17.42 -1.12%
2003 10,026 17.66 -1.09%
2002 10,136 17.91 -0.90%
2001 10,228 18.15 -1.10%
2000 10,341 18.40 -0.49%
1999 10,392 18.52 -0.67%
1998 10,462 18.65 -0.49%
1997 10,513 18.77 -0.49%
1996 10,565 18.90 -0.87%
1995 10,657 19.10 -0.50%
1994 10,710 19.30 -0.48%
1993 10,762 19.50 -1.22%
1992 10,894 19.70 -1.71%
1991 11,082 19.97 -1.84%
1990 11,288 20.30 -1.11%
1989 11,414 20.64 -0.74%
1988 11,499 20.98 -0.36%
1987 11,541 21.33 -0.51%
1986 11,600 21.68 -1.07%
1985 11,725 22.04 -0.67%
1984 11,804 22.40 -0.47%
1983 11,860 22.76 -0.44%
1982 11,912 23.13 -0.63%
1981 11,987 23.50 0.00%
1980 11,987 23.88 -0.38%
1979 12,033 24.26 -0.76%
1978 12,125 24.65 -1.98%
1977 12,367 25.03 -1.95%
1976 12,611 25.38 -0.73%
1975 12,703 25.61 -0.72%
1974 12,795 25.85 0.10%
1973 12,782 26.09 0.53%
1972 12,715 26.33 1.39%
1971 12,540 26.57 -0.85%
1970 12,647 27.26 -1.24%
1969 12,805 28.52 -1.04%
1968 12,939 29.81 -0.86%
1967 13,051 31.15 -0.88%
1966 13,166 32.51 -1.07%
1965 13,308 33.95 -0.20%
1964 13,335 35.47 -1.04%
1963 13,474 37.02 -0.25%
1962 13,508 38.59 -0.27%
1961 13,545 40.19 0.51%
1960 13,476 41.47 %