Netherlands 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.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2021 was 1,302,381, a 3.82% decline from 2020.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2020 was 1,354,158, a 3.9% decline from 2019.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2019 was 1,409,098, a 3.91% decline from 2018.
  • Netherlands rural population for 2018 was 1,466,411, a 4.07% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Netherlands Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,302,381 7.43 -3.90%
2020 1,354,158 7.76 -3.98%
2019 1,409,098 8.12 -3.99%
2018 1,466,411 8.51 -4.16%
2017 1,528,626 8.92 -4.24%
2016 1,594,889 9.37 -4.28%
2015 1,664,686 9.83 -4.35%
2014 1,738,782 10.31 -4.40%
2013 1,817,063 10.81 -5.10%
2012 1,912,076 11.41 -5.66%
2011 2,023,367 12.12 -5.50%
2010 2,137,737 12.87 -5.86%
2009 2,266,647 13.71 -5.75%
2008 2,400,728 14.60 -5.35%
2007 2,532,774 15.46 -5.46%
2006 2,674,876 16.36 -5.81%
2005 2,834,761 17.37 -5.99%
2004 3,009,850 18.49 -5.80%
2003 3,189,732 19.66 -5.59%
2002 3,373,027 20.89 -5.32%
2001 3,557,438 22.17 -3.81%
2000 3,695,515 23.21 -2.53%
1999 3,790,157 23.97 -2.54%
1998 3,887,534 24.75 -2.55%
1997 3,988,053 25.55 -2.62%
1996 4,093,839 26.36 -2.64%
1995 4,203,458 27.19 -2.57%
1994 4,313,040 28.04 -2.43%
1993 4,418,916 28.90 -2.29%
1992 4,521,389 29.78 -2.20%
1991 4,622,058 30.67 -1.29%
1990 4,682,215 31.32 -0.54%
1989 4,707,697 31.70 -0.62%
1988 4,737,105 32.09 -0.57%
1987 4,764,231 32.49 -0.58%
1986 4,791,802 32.88 -0.65%
1985 4,822,960 33.28 -0.73%
1984 4,858,219 33.68 -0.79%
1983 4,896,872 34.08 -0.80%
1982 4,936,304 34.49 -0.71%
1981 4,971,706 34.90 -0.34%
1980 4,988,512 35.26 -0.08%
1979 4,992,711 35.57 -0.18%
1978 5,001,864 35.88 -0.25%
1977 5,014,415 36.19 -0.27%
1976 5,027,799 36.50 -0.07%
1975 5,031,535 36.82 0.04%
1974 5,029,686 37.13 -0.07%
1973 5,033,026 37.45 -0.02%
1972 5,033,943 37.77 0.17%
1971 5,025,388 38.09 0.53%
1970 4,998,580 38.34 0.77%
1969 4,960,471 38.52 0.69%
1968 4,926,402 38.70 0.57%
1967 4,898,433 38.88 0.67%
1966 4,865,910 39.06 0.84%
1965 4,825,313 39.25 0.91%
1964 4,781,723 39.43 0.87%
1963 4,740,078 39.61 0.89%
1962 4,698,192 39.80 0.96%
1961 4,653,157 39.98 0.65%
1960 4,623,139 40.25 %