Mexico 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.
  • Mexico rural population for 2021 was 24,728,980, a 0.46% decline from 2020.
  • Mexico rural population for 2020 was 24,844,052, a 0.42% decline from 2019.
  • Mexico rural population for 2019 was 24,948,670, a 0.37% decline from 2018.
  • Mexico rural population for 2018 was 25,041,299, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 529,465,517
Russia 35,956,189
Thailand 33,462,385
Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
Kazakhstan 8,015,101
Malaysia 7,310,403
Peru 7,172,274
Ecuador 6,375,273
Azerbaijan 4,385,166
Venezuela 3,351,303
Serbia 2,966,839
Turkmenistan 2,875,551
Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Mexico Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 24,728,980 18.98 -0.46%
2020 24,844,052 19.27 -0.42%
2019 24,948,670 19.56 -0.37%
2018 25,041,299 19.84 -0.32%
2017 25,121,419 20.13 -0.27%
2016 25,188,376 20.42 -0.22%
2015 25,242,937 20.72 -0.16%
2014 25,283,004 21.01 -0.11%
2013 25,311,373 21.30 -0.06%
2012 25,325,354 21.60 0.00%
2011 25,324,581 21.89 0.05%
2010 25,311,523 22.19 0.12%
2009 25,281,882 22.48 0.16%
2008 25,241,503 22.78 0.18%
2007 25,196,552 23.08 0.18%
2006 25,151,867 23.38 0.15%
2005 25,114,752 23.69 0.11%
2004 25,086,720 24.00 0.08%
2003 25,067,242 24.32 0.07%
2002 25,050,042 24.64 0.08%
2001 25,029,404 24.96 0.12%
2000 24,999,903 25.28 0.34%
1999 24,916,146 25.56 0.48%
1998 24,795,977 25.81 0.53%
1997 24,666,036 26.07 0.57%
1996 24,525,617 26.33 0.47%
1995 24,411,767 26.63 0.23%
1994 24,355,750 27.02 0.29%
1993 24,285,143 27.40 0.36%
1992 24,199,051 27.79 0.41%
1991 24,100,877 28.18 0.45%
1990 23,991,787 28.58 0.29%
1989 23,923,232 29.04 0.25%
1988 23,863,374 29.54 0.31%
1987 23,789,328 30.04 0.38%
1986 23,699,543 30.54 0.45%
1985 23,592,872 31.05 0.53%
1984 23,467,921 31.56 0.61%
1983 23,325,872 32.08 0.68%
1982 23,167,962 32.60 0.75%
1981 22,994,745 33.13 0.81%
1980 22,809,154 33.66 0.41%
1979 22,716,207 34.35 0.44%
1978 22,615,772 35.07 0.52%
1977 22,497,997 35.79 0.62%
1976 22,358,911 36.51 0.72%
1975 22,198,596 37.24 0.83%
1974 22,014,636 37.98 0.94%
1973 21,809,336 38.72 1.03%
1972 21,585,027 39.47 1.10%
1971 21,347,845 40.22 1.16%
1970 21,101,548 40.98 1.14%
1969 20,862,642 41.77 1.14%
1968 20,626,692 42.59 1.18%
1967 20,385,099 43.41 1.22%
1966 20,137,480 44.24 1.26%
1965 19,886,184 45.07 1.29%
1964 19,631,924 45.90 1.30%
1963 19,377,440 46.74 1.33%
1962 19,121,717 47.57 1.36%
1961 18,863,464 48.41 1.40%
1960 18,601,508 49.25 %