Poland 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.
  • Poland rural population for 2021 was 15,070,539, a 0.48% decline from 2020.
  • Poland rural population for 2020 was 15,143,331, a 0.19% decline from 2019.
  • Poland rural population for 2019 was 15,172,143, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Poland rural population for 2018 was 15,167,875, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,682,511
Italy 16,937,284
Poland 15,070,539
France 12,708,476
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,982,440
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,569,435
Austria 3,672,325
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,503,340
Portugal 3,422,889
Czech Republic 2,709,018
Hungary 2,694,980
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,374,855
Switzerland 2,263,233
Greece 2,124,201
Ireland 1,816,369
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,358,683
Netherlands 1,302,355
Sweden 1,225,108
UAE 1,189,467
Slovenia 939,634
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 889,294
Finland 798,128
Trinidad and Tobago 713,019
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Latvia 595,103
Oman 585,672
Cyprus 412,374
Estonia 407,066
Belgium 218,295
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 193,336
Bahrain 151,858
Uruguay 150,653
Channel Islands 119,131
French Polynesia 115,331
Brunei 95,515
New Caledonia 76,092
Antigua and Barbuda 70,492
Bahamas 67,855
Aruba 59,803
Luxembourg 53,305
Seychelles 41,716
Isle of Man 39,540
Liechtenstein 33,390
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,893
Faroe Islands 30,367
Malta 26,912
Iceland 22,560
Qatar 19,409
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,897
Andorra 9,596
Guam 8,501
Greenland 7,078
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Northern Mariana Islands 4,013
Palau 3,338
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,782
San Marino 803
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Poland Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 15,070,539 39.93 -0.48%
2020 15,143,331 39.96 -0.19%
2019 15,172,143 39.96 0.03%
2018 15,167,875 39.94 0.12%
2017 15,150,057 39.90 0.20%
2016 15,120,448 39.82 0.21%
2015 15,088,963 39.72 0.25%
2014 15,051,507 39.60 0.24%
2013 15,014,846 39.47 0.26%
2012 14,976,333 39.35 0.32%
2011 14,928,409 39.22 0.34%
2010 14,877,776 39.11 0.00%
2009 14,877,599 39.00 0.36%
2008 14,824,820 38.88 0.30%
2007 14,779,722 38.77 0.24%
2006 14,745,032 38.66 0.22%
2005 14,712,016 38.55 0.25%
2004 14,675,719 38.44 0.23%
2003 14,641,519 38.32 0.22%
2002 14,608,969 38.21 -0.11%
2001 14,625,682 38.24 -0.15%
2000 14,646,934 38.28 -1.16%
1999 14,817,709 38.33 -0.13%
1998 14,836,338 38.37 -0.08%
1997 14,848,040 38.42 -0.05%
1996 14,855,705 38.46 -0.04%
1995 14,861,776 38.51 0.02%
1994 14,858,578 38.55 0.09%
1993 14,844,565 38.60 0.14%
1992 14,824,105 38.64 0.19%
1991 14,795,540 38.69 0.24%
1990 14,760,306 38.73 0.28%
1989 14,719,583 38.78 -0.11%
1988 14,735,285 38.96 -0.52%
1987 14,812,582 39.32 -0.36%
1986 14,866,334 39.69 -0.24%
1985 14,902,331 40.06 -0.11%
1984 14,919,234 40.43 -0.01%
1983 14,920,566 40.80 0.03%
1982 14,915,727 41.17 0.02%
1981 14,912,632 41.54 0.01%
1980 14,910,549 41.91 0.03%
1979 14,905,343 42.29 -0.35%
1978 14,958,284 42.78 -0.70%
1977 15,063,720 43.43 -0.51%
1976 15,141,165 44.07 -0.46%
1975 15,211,597 44.72 -0.45%
1974 15,280,453 45.37 -0.47%
1973 15,351,984 46.02 -0.50%
1972 15,429,055 46.68 -0.57%
1971 15,517,086 47.33 -0.78%
1970 15,638,034 47.88 -0.47%
1969 15,712,366 48.27 -0.04%
1968 15,719,100 48.67 0.14%
1967 15,697,376 49.07 0.15%
1966 15,673,858 49.47 -0.06%
1965 15,682,854 49.87 0.18%
1964 15,654,736 50.27 0.59%
1963 15,562,999 50.67 0.54%
1962 15,479,763 51.07 0.37%
1961 15,423,370 51.47 -0.13%
1960 15,443,482 52.11 %