Namibia 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.
  • Namibia rural population for 2021 was 1,215,922, a 0.24% decline from 2020.
  • Namibia rural population for 2020 was 1,218,801, a 0.2% decline from 2019.
  • Namibia rural population for 2019 was 1,221,269, a 0.17% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia rural population for 2018 was 1,223,367, a 0.15% 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
Namibia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,215,922 47.00 -0.24%
2020 1,218,801 47.97 -0.20%
2019 1,221,269 48.96 -0.17%
2018 1,223,367 49.97 -0.15%
2017 1,225,218 51.00 -0.15%
2016 1,227,103 52.04 -0.17%
2015 1,229,212 53.10 -0.19%
2014 1,231,606 54.17 -0.18%
2013 1,233,878 55.24 -0.16%
2012 1,235,813 56.31 -0.11%
2011 1,237,147 57.36 0.01%
2010 1,237,085 58.38 0.08%
2009 1,236,116 59.40 0.15%
2008 1,234,264 60.40 0.18%
2007 1,232,041 61.40 0.17%
2006 1,229,905 62.39 0.13%
2005 1,228,272 63.37 0.08%
2004 1,227,324 64.33 0.04%
2003 1,226,892 65.29 0.05%
2002 1,226,335 66.23 0.21%
2001 1,223,717 67.10 0.83%
2000 1,213,623 67.63 0.96%
1999 1,202,054 68.15 1.09%
1998 1,189,027 68.67 1.22%
1997 1,174,646 69.18 1.33%
1996 1,159,108 69.68 1.44%
1995 1,142,550 70.19 1.53%
1994 1,125,166 70.68 1.64%
1993 1,106,872 71.18 1.80%
1992 1,087,108 71.66 2.13%
1991 1,064,203 72.08 2.63%
1990 1,036,616 72.34 2.97%
1989 1,006,313 72.61 3.28%
1988 973,860 72.86 3.44%
1987 940,944 73.12 3.36%
1986 909,843 73.38 3.08%
1985 882,245 73.63 2.70%
1984 858,775 73.89 2.33%
1983 838,975 74.14 2.03%
1982 822,075 74.39 1.87%
1981 806,866 74.65 1.78%
1980 792,594 74.93 1.75%
1979 778,833 75.22 1.70%
1978 765,683 75.51 1.73%
1977 752,561 75.79 1.85%
1976 738,738 76.07 2.05%
1975 723,731 76.35 2.31%
1974 707,181 76.63 2.57%
1973 689,227 76.90 2.74%
1972 670,580 77.17 2.76%
1971 652,327 77.44 2.65%
1970 635,243 77.71 2.27%
1969 620,955 78.15 2.11%
1968 608,015 78.61 2.01%
1967 595,945 79.07 1.96%
1966 584,380 79.52 1.96%
1965 573,020 79.97 1.97%
1964 561,833 80.40 1.95%
1963 550,964 80.83 1.93%
1962 540,422 81.25 1.90%
1961 530,236 81.67 1.84%
1960 520,570 82.09 %