Mexico 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.
  • Mexico rural population for 2022 was 23,843,271, a 0.87% decline from 2021.
  • Mexico rural population for 2021 was 24,053,703, a 0.93% decline from 2020.
  • Mexico rural population for 2020 was 24,278,613, a 0.75% decline from 2019.
  • Mexico rural population for 2019 was 24,461,683, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 514,596,570
Russia 35,708,054
Thailand 33,777,188
Brazil 26,795,765
Mexico 23,843,271
Iran 20,537,534
Turkey 19,609,710
South Africa 18,965,399
Iraq 12,746,359
Algeria 11,328,186
Colombia 9,311,387
Romania 8,627,368
Kazakhstan 8,243,190
Guatemala 8,216,182
Malaysia 7,393,781
Peru 7,249,838
Ecuador 6,377,754
Azerbaijan 4,357,959
Venezuela 3,289,223
Turkmenistan 2,990,694
Serbia 2,915,423
Cuba 2,533,843
Paraguay 2,521,216
Dominican Republic 1,813,679
Belarus 1,811,720
Bosnia 1,621,904
Bulgaria 1,528,155
Libya 1,273,772
Jamaica 1,215,546
Namibia 1,181,955
Armenia 1,012,841
Albania 1,004,807
Costa Rica 930,373
Jordan 922,394
North Macedonia 841,220
Mauritius 747,287
Botswana 730,591
Guyana 590,192
Lebanon 589,488
Equatorial Guinea 435,309
Fiji 388,373
Maldives 306,227
Gabon 221,340
Belize 217,242
Suriname 208,236
Montenegro 196,160
Samoa 183,207
St. Lucia 145,594
Tonga 82,147
Grenada 79,192
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 47,946
Dominica 20,585
Marshall Islands 8,929
American Samoa 5,669
Tuvalu 3,900
Nauru 0
Mexico Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 23,843,271 18.70 -0.88%
2021 24,053,703 18.98 -0.93%
2020 24,278,613 19.27 -0.75%
2019 24,461,683 19.56 -0.60%
2018 24,609,311 19.84 -0.49%
2017 24,731,228 20.13 -0.35%
2016 24,817,871 20.42 -0.29%
2015 24,889,051 20.72 -0.23%
2014 24,947,049 21.01 -0.15%
2013 24,984,089 21.30 -0.05%
2012 24,997,489 21.60 0.04%
2011 24,986,399 21.89 0.08%
2010 24,965,313 22.19 0.01%
2009 24,963,911 22.48 -0.08%
2008 24,983,933 22.78 -0.05%
2007 24,996,326 23.08 0.01%
2006 24,994,407 23.38 0.05%
2005 24,981,414 23.69 0.13%
2004 24,950,113 24.00 0.17%
2003 24,908,767 24.32 0.19%
2002 24,860,923 24.64 0.23%
2001 24,803,845 24.96 0.26%
2000 24,740,449 25.28 0.48%
1999 24,622,214 25.56 0.65%
1998 24,463,227 25.81 0.70%
1997 24,293,764 26.07 0.74%
1996 24,114,740 26.33 0.64%
1995 23,960,696 26.63 0.43%
1994 23,858,142 27.02 0.48%
1993 23,743,407 27.40 0.52%
1992 23,620,450 27.79 0.55%
1991 23,491,814 28.18 0.58%
1990 23,356,516 28.58 0.23%
1989 23,303,090 29.04 -0.00%
1988 23,303,123 29.54 0.04%
1987 23,294,746 30.04 0.06%
1986 23,279,683 30.54 0.14%
1985 23,247,758 31.05 0.22%
1984 23,195,539 31.56 0.31%
1983 23,124,084 32.08 0.38%
1982 23,036,938 32.60 0.43%
1981 22,937,148 33.13 0.64%
1980 22,790,243 33.66 0.55%
1979 22,664,334 34.35 0.79%
1978 22,485,721 35.07 0.92%
1977 22,280,637 35.79 0.95%
1976 22,070,619 36.51 0.97%
1975 21,857,444 37.24 1.06%
1974 21,626,906 37.98 1.13%
1973 21,384,912 38.72 1.19%
1972 21,132,523 39.47 1.23%
1971 20,873,764 40.22 1.28%
1970 20,608,055 40.98 1.27%
1969 20,348,490 41.77 1.28%
1968 20,089,375 42.59 1.34%
1967 19,821,057 43.41 1.40%
1966 19,544,984 44.24 1.46%
1965 19,261,585 45.07 1.51%
1964 18,972,250 45.90 1.52%
1963 18,685,643 46.74 1.53%
1962 18,402,411 47.57 1.52%
1961 18,124,373 48.41 1.46%
1960 17,860,929 49.25 %