Madagascar 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.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2021 was 17,281,829, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2020 was 17,020,562, a 1.56% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2019 was 16,758,457, a 1.6% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar rural population for 2018 was 16,495,096, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Madagascar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 17,281,829 60.79 1.52%
2020 17,020,562 61.47 1.55%
2019 16,758,457 62.14 1.58%
2018 16,495,096 62.81 1.61%
2017 16,231,649 63.48 1.64%
2016 15,968,245 64.14 1.66%
2015 15,705,380 64.81 1.68%
2014 15,443,362 65.47 1.70%
2013 15,182,444 66.12 1.73%
2012 14,921,523 66.77 1.77%
2011 14,659,785 67.42 1.81%
2010 14,396,229 68.06 1.86%
2009 14,130,776 68.70 1.91%
2008 13,863,557 69.33 1.96%
2007 13,595,108 69.96 2.01%
2006 13,324,747 70.58 2.06%
2005 13,053,179 71.19 2.11%
2004 12,780,590 71.79 2.60%
2003 12,452,039 72.06 2.64%
2002 12,127,386 72.34 2.68%
2001 11,806,901 72.61 2.71%
2000 11,490,691 72.88 2.75%
1999 11,178,708 73.15 2.78%
1998 10,871,726 73.41 2.80%
1997 10,571,360 73.68 2.80%
1996 10,279,932 73.94 2.77%
1995 9,999,288 74.20 2.73%
1994 9,729,871 74.46 2.66%
1993 9,474,786 74.75 2.24%
1992 9,265,245 75.32 2.21%
1991 9,062,323 75.88 2.20%
1990 8,865,310 76.43 2.18%
1989 8,674,496 76.98 2.16%
1988 8,489,531 77.51 2.14%
1987 8,309,613 78.04 2.16%
1986 8,132,416 78.56 2.18%
1985 7,956,902 79.07 2.22%
1984 7,782,246 79.57 2.25%
1983 7,608,844 80.06 2.28%
1982 7,437,082 80.54 2.30%
1981 7,267,861 81.01 2.31%
1980 7,101,895 81.48 2.32%
1979 6,939,376 81.93 2.33%
1978 6,779,886 82.38 2.33%
1977 6,623,754 82.82 2.33%
1976 6,471,010 83.25 2.33%
1975 6,321,830 83.67 2.27%
1974 6,180,072 84.13 2.26%
1973 6,041,883 84.59 2.26%
1972 5,907,127 85.04 2.24%
1971 5,776,207 85.47 2.23%
1970 5,649,046 85.90 2.28%
1969 5,521,592 86.25 2.26%
1968 5,398,426 86.59 2.23%
1967 5,279,476 86.93 2.21%
1966 5,164,149 87.25 2.14%
1965 5,055,044 87.62 2.11%
1964 4,949,357 87.99 2.09%
1963 4,846,779 88.34 2.08%
1962 4,747,183 88.69 2.06%
1961 4,650,484 89.03 2.04%
1960 4,556,693 89.36 %