Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2021 was 37,570,619, a 0.28% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2020 was 37,466,040, a 0.25% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2019 was 37,371,328, a 0.23% increase from 2018.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2018 was 37,284,851, a 0.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Myanmar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 37,570,619 68.55 0.28%
2020 37,466,040 68.86 0.25%
2019 37,371,328 69.15 0.23%
2018 37,284,851 69.42 0.24%
2017 37,195,873 69.68 0.29%
2016 37,088,142 69.92 0.37%
2015 36,951,313 70.14 0.47%
2014 36,779,554 70.35 0.55%
2013 36,578,284 70.54 0.58%
2012 36,366,969 70.73 0.56%
2011 36,165,092 70.93 0.50%
2010 35,984,778 71.12 0.43%
2009 35,831,023 71.31 0.38%
2008 35,696,199 71.49 0.36%
2007 35,569,172 71.68 0.39%
2006 35,431,678 71.87 0.46%
2005 35,270,383 72.05 0.53%
2004 35,082,987 72.24 0.60%
2003 34,871,846 72.43 0.68%
2002 34,636,064 72.61 0.75%
2001 34,376,109 72.79 0.82%
2000 34,093,700 72.98 0.91%
1999 33,784,689 73.16 1.00%
1998 33,449,900 73.34 1.04%
1997 33,103,114 73.52 1.04%
1996 32,759,940 73.70 1.00%
1995 32,432,745 73.88 0.95%
1994 32,127,159 74.05 0.91%
1993 31,837,670 74.23 0.91%
1992 31,549,823 74.41 0.98%
1991 31,242,543 74.58 1.10%
1990 30,900,946 74.76 1.24%
1989 30,520,475 74.93 1.37%
1988 30,105,929 75.10 1.49%
1987 29,662,019 75.28 1.58%
1986 29,197,232 75.45 1.66%
1985 28,717,893 75.62 1.73%
1984 28,224,611 75.79 1.81%
1983 27,718,444 75.96 2.03%
1982 27,160,549 76.01 2.13%
1981 26,588,409 76.02 2.16%
1980 26,019,721 76.03 2.18%
1979 25,458,585 76.04 2.20%
1978 24,904,794 76.05 2.22%
1977 24,358,904 76.06 2.24%
1976 23,819,884 76.07 2.26%
1975 23,288,307 76.08 2.28%
1974 22,764,066 76.09 2.29%
1973 22,249,369 76.10 1.92%
1972 21,825,837 76.39 1.81%
1971 21,433,572 76.79 1.84%
1970 21,043,536 77.17 1.86%
1969 20,656,370 77.55 1.87%
1968 20,272,895 77.93 1.88%
1967 19,895,818 78.30 1.87%
1966 19,527,998 78.67 1.84%
1965 19,171,926 79.03 1.81%
1964 18,828,838 79.39 1.77%
1963 18,498,507 79.74 1.74%
1962 18,178,559 80.09 1.74%
1961 17,865,699 80.43 1.74%
1960 17,557,802 80.77 %