Nicaragua Rural Population 1960-2023

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.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2021 was 2,789,745, a 0.75% increase from 2020.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2020 was 2,769,106, a 0.76% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2019 was 2,748,202, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua rural population for 2018 was 2,726,031, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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India 909,384,771
Pakistan 144,765,164
Indonesia 116,919,988
Bangladesh 103,398,765
Nigeria 100,840,661
Egypt 62,430,223
Vietnam 60,379,495
Philippines 59,577,632
Kenya 37,902,724
Myanmar 36,879,663
Sudan 29,406,434
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Ghana 13,794,798
Morocco 13,323,470
Ukraine 13,244,273
Cambodia 12,496,843
Cameroon 11,383,170
Angola 11,227,528
Zambia 10,672,830
Papua New Guinea 8,610,641
Lao PDR 4,682,315
Honduras 4,215,972
Kyrgyz Republic 4,206,064
Tunisia 3,692,618
Bolivia 3,566,464
Nicaragua 2,789,745
Mauritania 2,024,451
Republic of Congo 1,850,943
El Salvador 1,634,233
Lesotho 1,608,881
Moldova 1,490,716
Georgia 1,488,191
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,045,010
Timor-Leste 902,269
Eswatini 901,726
Solomon Islands 529,982
Bhutan 443,105
Djibouti 240,823
Vanuatu 237,230
Cabo Verde 193,416
Micronesia 87,034
Kiribati 56,273
Sao Tome and Principe 55,614
Nicaragua Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,789,745 40.72 0.74%
2020 2,769,106 40.99 0.76%
2019 2,748,202 41.24 0.81%
2018 2,726,031 41.48 0.87%
2017 2,702,447 41.70 0.92%
2016 2,677,728 41.91 0.96%
2015 2,652,025 42.11 0.98%
2014 2,626,270 42.30 0.99%
2013 2,600,430 42.50 1.00%
2012 2,574,526 42.69 1.01%
2011 2,548,583 42.89 1.02%
2010 2,522,826 43.08 1.01%
2009 2,497,475 43.28 1.00%
2008 2,472,747 43.48 0.97%
2007 2,448,887 43.67 0.95%
2006 2,425,817 43.87 0.92%
2005 2,403,604 44.07 0.92%
2004 2,381,680 44.22 0.84%
2003 2,361,683 44.37 0.88%
2002 2,341,099 44.52 0.93%
2001 2,319,348 44.67 1.01%
2000 2,295,972 44.82 1.11%
1999 2,270,627 44.96 1.17%
1998 2,244,219 45.11 1.26%
1997 2,216,059 45.26 1.39%
1996 2,185,451 45.41 1.57%
1995 2,151,453 45.56 1.51%
1994 2,119,155 45.82 1.55%
1993 2,086,487 46.09 1.62%
1992 2,052,880 46.37 1.68%
1991 2,018,594 46.65 1.73%
1990 1,983,905 46.93 1.76%
1989 1,949,223 47.20 1.77%
1988 1,915,047 47.48 1.72%
1987 1,882,403 47.76 1.72%
1986 1,850,393 48.04 1.76%
1985 1,818,148 48.32 1.81%
1984 1,785,587 48.59 1.90%
1983 1,751,906 48.87 2.05%
1982 1,716,307 49.15 2.17%
1981 1,679,463 49.43 2.26%
1980 1,642,009 49.71 2.17%
1979 1,606,738 49.99 2.15%
1978 1,572,594 50.27 2.36%
1977 1,535,870 50.54 2.50%
1976 1,497,985 50.82 2.55%
1975 1,460,220 51.10 2.59%
1974 1,422,821 51.38 2.63%
1973 1,385,880 51.66 2.47%
1972 1,352,015 51.94 2.50%
1971 1,318,680 52.22 1.81%
1970 1,294,993 52.97 1.62%
1969 1,274,196 53.84 1.64%
1968 1,253,501 54.71 1.64%
1967 1,233,165 55.57 1.62%
1966 1,213,354 56.44 1.60%
1965 1,194,042 57.29 1.60%
1964 1,175,076 58.15 1.60%
1963 1,156,393 59.00 2.16%
1962 1,131,725 59.52 2.28%
1961 1,106,225 59.97 2.28%
1960 1,081,309 60.42 %