Israel 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.
  • Israel rural population for 2021 was 686,007, a 0.42% increase from 2020.
  • Israel rural population for 2020 was 683,115, a 0.61% increase from 2019.
  • Israel rural population for 2019 was 678,959, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • Israel rural population for 2018 was 673,494, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Israel Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 686,007 7.33 0.42%
2020 683,115 7.41 0.61%
2019 678,959 7.50 0.81%
2018 673,494 7.58 0.85%
2017 667,787 7.66 0.90%
2016 661,802 7.74 0.97%
2015 655,408 7.82 1.03%
2014 648,712 7.90 1.00%
2013 642,262 7.97 0.98%
2012 636,004 8.04 1.00%
2011 629,651 8.11 1.04%
2010 623,153 8.17 1.06%
2009 616,589 8.24 1.65%
2008 606,484 8.30 1.04%
2007 600,185 8.36 1.05%
2006 593,922 8.42 1.03%
2005 587,811 8.48 1.03%
2004 581,761 8.54 1.03%
2003 575,782 8.61 1.08%
2002 569,619 8.67 1.29%
2001 562,318 8.73 1.63%
2000 553,243 8.80 1.92%
1999 542,736 8.86 1.82%
1998 532,971 8.93 1.56%
1997 524,715 8.99 1.77%
1996 515,524 9.06 1.77%
1995 506,480 9.13 1.59%
1994 498,490 9.23 1.50%
1993 491,062 9.33 1.58%
1992 483,355 9.44 2.38%
1991 471,986 9.54 4.93%
1990 449,271 9.64 2.02%
1989 440,279 9.75 0.62%
1988 437,537 9.85 0.59%
1987 434,978 9.96 0.54%
1986 432,651 10.06 0.48%
1985 430,581 10.17 0.70%
1984 427,587 10.28 0.23%
1983 426,592 10.39 -1.22%
1982 431,841 10.71 -1.31%
1981 437,534 11.06 -1.19%
1980 442,751 11.42 -0.77%
1979 446,180 11.79 -0.58%
1978 448,778 12.16 -1.03%
1977 453,431 12.55 -0.88%
1976 457,418 12.95 -0.89%
1975 461,484 13.36 -0.81%
1974 465,216 13.78 -0.11%
1973 465,705 14.21 0.98%
1972 461,151 14.65 -1.22%
1971 466,826 15.21 -0.69%
1970 470,041 15.81 -0.49%
1969 472,346 16.42 -1.16%
1968 477,855 17.05 -1.66%
1967 485,865 17.70 0.60%
1966 482,947 18.37 -1.14%
1965 488,508 19.06 -0.15%
1964 489,258 19.77 0.33%
1963 487,647 20.50 0.10%
1962 487,171 21.25 1.27%
1961 481,028 22.02 -1.73%
1960 489,438 23.15 %