Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2021 was 140,885,076, a 1.5% increase from 2020.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2020 was 138,797,696, a 1.58% increase from 2019.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2019 was 136,637,555, a 1.66% increase from 2018.
  • Pakistan rural population for 2018 was 134,412,664, a 1.72% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Pakistan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 140,885,076 62.56 1.49%
2020 138,797,696 62.84 1.57%
2019 136,637,555 63.09 1.64%
2018 134,412,664 63.33 1.70%
2017 132,141,029 63.56 1.75%
2016 129,847,570 63.77 1.76%
2015 127,581,399 63.97 1.77%
2014 125,348,710 64.18 1.77%
2013 123,147,091 64.39 1.79%
2012 120,967,978 64.59 1.81%
2011 118,800,762 64.80 1.84%
2010 116,631,401 65.00 1.88%
2009 114,454,985 65.21 1.92%
2008 112,275,600 65.41 1.95%
2007 110,103,933 65.61 1.97%
2006 107,953,132 65.82 1.99%
2005 105,829,499 66.02 1.99%
2004 103,741,796 66.22 2.00%
2003 101,684,617 66.42 2.04%
2002 99,630,007 66.62 2.12%
2001 97,542,772 66.82 2.23%
2000 95,395,822 67.02 2.35%
1999 93,179,314 67.22 2.47%
1998 90,904,566 67.42 2.50%
1997 88,662,974 67.65 2.49%
1996 86,480,358 67.91 2.47%
1995 84,371,242 68.16 2.43%
1994 82,349,796 68.42 2.39%
1993 80,404,594 68.67 2.38%
1992 78,510,965 68.92 2.42%
1991 76,630,027 69.17 2.51%
1990 74,733,491 69.42 2.60%
1989 72,817,255 69.67 2.68%
1988 70,891,610 69.92 2.76%
1987 68,964,171 70.17 2.83%
1986 67,043,050 70.41 2.88%
1985 65,138,830 70.66 2.94%
1984 63,251,627 70.90 3.00%
1983 61,384,678 71.14 3.03%
1982 59,554,308 71.38 3.02%
1981 57,783,346 71.62 2.87%
1980 56,147,613 71.93 2.76%
1979 54,619,361 72.29 2.70%
1978 53,164,630 72.63 2.63%
1977 51,783,142 72.98 2.57%
1976 50,468,638 73.32 2.51%
1975 49,216,642 73.66 2.45%
1974 48,027,192 74.00 2.37%
1973 46,901,156 74.33 2.33%
1972 45,819,808 74.65 2.36%
1971 44,750,682 74.92 2.35%
1970 43,712,946 75.18 2.34%
1969 42,702,171 75.45 2.33%
1968 41,718,798 75.71 2.32%
1967 40,763,371 75.97 2.30%
1966 39,838,460 76.23 2.26%
1965 38,946,650 76.49 2.23%
1964 38,086,223 76.74 2.20%
1963 37,257,248 77.00 2.16%
1962 36,460,667 77.25 2.11%
1961 35,700,092 77.50 1.85%
1960 35,044,390 77.90 %