Mali 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.
  • Mali rural population for 2021 was 11,538,012, a 1.58% increase from 2020.
  • Mali rural population for 2020 was 11,358,895, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • Mali rural population for 2019 was 11,178,338, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Mali rural population for 2018 was 10,997,181, a 1.67% 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
Mali Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 11,538,012 55.32 1.56%
2020 11,358,895 56.09 1.60%
2019 11,178,338 56.86 1.63%
2018 10,997,181 57.64 1.66%
2017 10,816,442 58.43 1.66%
2016 10,638,599 59.22 1.65%
2015 10,464,833 60.01 1.62%
2014 10,296,679 60.80 1.60%
2013 10,133,439 61.60 1.61%
2012 9,971,363 62.40 1.68%
2011 9,805,378 63.20 1.79%
2010 9,631,736 64.00 1.92%
2009 9,448,765 64.80 2.04%
2008 9,258,084 65.60 2.13%
2007 9,062,928 66.39 2.17%
2006 8,868,445 67.17 2.15%
2005 8,679,681 67.94 2.12%
2004 8,497,557 68.70 2.08%
2003 8,322,339 69.45 2.04%
2002 8,154,360 70.19 1.98%
2001 7,994,384 70.93 1.92%
2000 7,842,473 71.64 1.83%
1999 7,700,591 72.35 1.73%
1998 7,568,599 73.05 1.90%
1997 7,426,019 73.57 1.95%
1996 7,282,265 74.03 1.98%
1995 7,139,495 74.48 2.05%
1994 6,994,729 74.93 2.10%
1993 6,849,548 75.38 2.06%
1992 6,709,792 75.81 1.88%
1991 6,584,504 76.25 1.61%
1990 6,479,226 76.68 1.28%
1989 6,397,008 77.10 0.98%
1988 6,334,403 77.52 0.82%
1987 6,282,966 77.93 0.70%
1986 6,239,180 78.45 0.85%
1985 6,186,173 78.99 1.10%
1984 6,118,335 79.51 1.32%
1983 6,038,243 80.03 1.47%
1982 5,950,391 80.53 1.49%
1981 5,862,298 81.03 1.42%
1980 5,779,585 81.52 1.32%
1979 5,703,768 81.99 1.25%
1978 5,632,917 82.46 1.20%
1977 5,565,610 82.92 1.22%
1976 5,498,301 83.35 1.26%
1975 5,429,300 83.76 1.30%
1974 5,359,282 84.16 1.31%
1973 5,289,359 84.55 1.30%
1972 5,220,918 84.93 1.25%
1971 5,156,160 85.30 1.16%
1970 5,096,544 85.67 1.07%
1969 5,042,518 86.03 0.98%
1968 4,993,544 86.38 0.90%
1967 4,948,752 86.73 0.85%
1966 4,906,696 87.06 0.82%
1965 4,866,419 87.39 0.80%
1964 4,827,559 87.71 0.78%
1963 4,790,256 88.03 0.76%
1962 4,753,792 88.34 0.76%
1961 4,717,606 88.64 0.77%
1960 4,681,243 88.93 %