Greenland Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 6,954, a 1.75% decline from 2021.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,793,519
Italy 16,681,796
Poland 14,974,307
France 12,561,983
United Kingdom 10,448,880
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,902,107
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,288
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,510,274
Portugal 3,385,528
Czech Republic 2,697,096
Hungary 2,657,928
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,272,064
Greece 2,075,584
Ireland 1,822,006
Croatia 1,610,240
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,398
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 933,093
Lithuania 893,387
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,690
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,177
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 592,511
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 408,688
Belgium 215,535
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 76,599
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 52,836
Seychelles 41,629
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 26,825
Iceland 22,945
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Greenland Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 6,954 12.27 -1.77%
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 %