Malta 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.
  • Malta rural population for 2021 was 26,826, a 0.96% decline from 2020.
  • Malta rural population for 2020 was 27,086, a 0.97% increase from 2019.
  • Malta rural population for 2019 was 26,826, a 2.73% increase from 2018.
  • Malta rural population for 2018 was 26,112, a 2.3% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,667,512
Italy 16,924,836
Poland 15,084,074
France 12,661,527
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,965,568
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,474,978
Austria 3,672,522
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,510,320
Portugal 3,414,362
Czech Republic 2,759,991
Hungary 2,694,979
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,340,642
Switzerland 2,261,756
Greece 2,128,861
Ireland 1,814,588
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,368,149
Netherlands 1,302,381
UAE 1,268,967
Sweden 1,225,108
Slovenia 939,156
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 887,542
Finland 798,226
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Oman 676,741
Trinidad and Tobago 655,867
Latvia 594,684
Estonia 406,552
Cyprus 402,894
Belgium 218,200
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 197,811
Bahrain 181,438
Uruguay 153,242
Channel Islands 120,897
French Polynesia 107,176
Brunei 94,691
New Caledonia 76,538
Antigua and Barbuda 74,658
Bahamas 66,027
Aruba 60,173
Luxembourg 53,222
Seychelles 41,693
Isle of Man 40,078
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,997
Liechtenstein 32,718
Faroe Islands 28,165
Malta 26,826
Iceland 22,546
Qatar 21,158
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,540
Andorra 9,392
Guam 8,484
Greenland 7,078
Northern Mariana Islands 4,697
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Palau 3,365
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,419
San Marino 809
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Malta Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 26,826 5.19 -0.96%
2020 27,086 5.26 0.96%
2019 26,826 5.32 2.70%
2018 26,112 5.39 2.27%
2017 25,525 5.45 1.54%
2016 25,136 5.52 1.10%
2015 24,861 5.59 1.19%
2014 24,566 5.65 0.80%
2013 24,370 5.72 0.23%
2012 24,315 5.79 -0.30%
2011 24,389 5.86 -0.75%
2010 24,572 5.93 -0.70%
2009 24,744 6.00 -0.44%
2008 24,853 6.07 -0.53%
2007 24,985 6.14 -0.83%
2006 25,194 6.22 -1.85%
2005 25,664 6.36 -3.04%
2004 26,456 6.59 -3.00%
2003 27,263 6.84 -3.00%
2002 28,094 7.10 -2.91%
2001 28,923 7.36 -2.89%
2000 29,771 7.63 -3.00%
1999 30,677 7.92 -3.03%
1998 31,621 8.21 -2.95%
1997 32,568 8.51 -2.83%
1996 33,504 8.82 -1.97%
1995 34,172 9.05 -0.52%
1994 34,350 9.17 -0.28%
1993 34,446 9.28 -0.20%
1992 34,516 9.39 -0.17%
1991 34,576 9.50 1.48%
1990 34,068 9.62 -0.22%
1989 34,143 9.74 -0.23%
1988 34,222 9.85 -0.38%
1987 34,352 9.97 -0.52%
1986 34,530 10.09 0.89%
1985 34,224 10.17 1.68%
1984 33,654 10.18 -0.07%
1983 33,677 10.19 1.33%
1982 33,232 10.20 2.06%
1981 32,555 10.21 0.65%
1980 32,345 10.22 0.97%
1979 32,033 10.22 0.93%
1978 31,738 10.23 0.96%
1977 31,434 10.24 0.30%
1976 31,339 10.25 0.42%
1975 31,207 10.26 0.66%
1974 31,003 10.27 -0.15%
1973 31,051 10.28 -0.17%
1972 31,104 10.28 -0.16%
1971 31,154 10.29 -0.07%
1970 31,176 10.30 -0.63%
1969 31,373 10.31 -1.25%
1968 31,769 10.32 -0.98%
1967 32,083 10.30 -0.56%
1966 32,264 10.24 -0.54%
1965 32,438 10.18 -0.16%
1964 32,491 10.11 0.21%
1963 32,423 10.05 0.18%
1962 32,364 9.99 0.19%
1961 32,301 9.93 0.21%
1960 32,234 9.87 %