Liberia 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.
  • Liberia rural population for 2021 was 2,456,817, a 1.39% increase from 2020.
  • Liberia rural population for 2020 was 2,423,184, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • Liberia rural population for 2019 was 2,388,948, a 1.48% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia rural population for 2018 was 2,354,022, a 1.54% 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
Liberia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,456,817 47.43 1.38%
2020 2,423,184 47.91 1.42%
2019 2,388,948 48.39 1.47%
2018 2,354,022 48.85 1.53%
2017 2,318,337 49.30 1.59%
2016 2,281,744 49.75 1.66%
2015 2,244,165 50.18 1.71%
2014 2,206,042 50.60 1.77%
2013 2,167,289 51.02 1.90%
2012 2,126,433 51.42 2.14%
2011 2,081,318 51.81 2.46%
2010 2,030,782 52.19 2.89%
2009 1,972,982 52.56 3.30%
2008 1,908,992 52.91 3.48%
2007 1,843,745 53.26 3.26%
2006 1,784,590 53.60 2.75%
2005 1,736,140 53.95 1.96%
2004 1,702,472 54.29 1.25%
2003 1,681,272 54.64 1.09%
2002 1,663,086 54.98 1.74%
2001 1,634,320 55.33 3.02%
2000 1,585,702 55.67 4.75%
1999 1,512,160 56.01 6.38%
1998 1,418,696 56.35 7.30%
1997 1,318,868 56.70 6.79%
1996 1,232,251 57.04 10.91%
1995 1,104,933 54.04 8.64%
1994 1,013,488 51.02 6.61%
1993 948,639 47.99 5.23%
1992 900,345 44.98 4.95%
1991 856,859 42.00 -7.70%
1990 925,402 44.58 -7.14%
1989 993,940 47.19 -6.71%
1988 1,062,891 49.81 -6.04%
1987 1,129,046 52.43 -5.10%
1986 1,188,088 55.04 -4.00%
1985 1,236,535 57.63 -2.71%
1984 1,270,506 60.17 -0.08%
1983 1,271,493 61.81 1.71%
1982 1,249,929 62.83 2.02%
1981 1,224,925 63.84 1.94%
1980 1,201,350 64.83 1.71%
1979 1,180,958 65.82 1.55%
1978 1,162,777 66.79 1.42%
1977 1,146,401 67.75 1.40%
1976 1,130,506 68.69 1.45%
1975 1,114,204 69.62 1.50%
1974 1,097,650 70.53 1.48%
1973 1,081,544 71.42 1.46%
1972 1,065,920 72.29 1.43%
1971 1,050,832 73.14 1.40%
1970 1,036,190 73.98 1.37%
1969 1,022,046 74.79 1.34%
1968 1,008,396 75.59 1.31%
1967 995,230 76.38 1.30%
1966 982,396 77.14 1.29%
1965 969,836 77.89 1.28%
1964 957,541 78.62 1.26%
1963 945,523 79.34 1.26%
1962 933,682 80.03 1.27%
1961 921,942 80.71 1.28%
1960 910,227 81.37 %