Puerto Rico 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.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2021 was 209,130, a 0.72% decline from 2020.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2020 was 210,642, a 2.67% increase from 2019.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2019 was 205,163, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Puerto Rico rural population for 2018 was 205,077, a 3.83% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Puerto Rico Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 209,130 6.41 -0.72%
2020 210,642 6.42 2.64%
2019 205,163 6.42 0.04%
2018 205,077 6.42 -3.91%
2017 213,251 6.41 -2.18%
2016 217,959 6.40 -1.59%
2015 221,453 6.38 -1.33%
2014 224,429 6.35 -1.08%
2013 226,867 6.31 -0.51%
2012 228,028 6.27 -0.46%
2011 229,075 6.23 -0.32%
2010 229,804 6.18 0.45%
2009 228,763 6.12 0.41%
2008 227,833 6.06 0.36%
2007 227,018 6.00 0.37%
2006 226,182 5.94 0.52%
2005 225,002 5.89 0.81%
2004 223,184 5.83 0.99%
2003 220,995 5.78 1.00%
2002 218,792 5.72 1.09%
2001 216,410 5.67 1.17%
2000 213,889 5.61 -1.30%
1999 216,681 5.70 -1.87%
1998 220,778 5.84 -1.81%
1997 224,814 5.98 -1.45%
1996 228,098 6.12 -1.25%
1995 230,967 6.27 -1.46%
1994 234,354 6.42 -1.44%
1993 237,755 6.58 -1.52%
1992 241,390 6.73 -1.72%
1991 245,572 6.89 -1.64%
1990 249,641 7.06 -12.69%
1989 283,432 8.09 -16.13%
1988 333,043 9.59 -15.87%
1987 390,306 11.34 -15.47%
1986 455,619 13.36 -15.05%
1985 529,615 15.68 -14.54%
1984 612,522 18.32 -14.05%
1983 704,908 21.29 -13.41%
1982 806,057 24.59 -12.71%
1981 915,308 28.23 -11.92%
1980 1,031,210 32.17 -3.83%
1979 1,071,511 33.82 -1.22%
1978 1,084,657 34.66 -1.11%
1977 1,096,732 35.51 -0.92%
1976 1,106,837 36.36 -0.70%
1975 1,114,666 37.23 -0.48%
1974 1,119,990 38.10 -0.21%
1973 1,122,324 38.99 -0.09%
1972 1,123,324 39.87 -0.25%
1971 1,126,145 40.77 -0.58%
1970 1,132,645 41.67 -1.70%
1969 1,152,118 42.92 -2.33%
1968 1,179,241 44.30 -2.47%
1967 1,208,703 45.69 -2.22%
1966 1,235,821 47.08 -1.74%
1965 1,257,467 48.48 -1.29%
1964 1,273,815 49.87 -0.81%
1963 1,284,223 51.28 -0.50%
1962 1,290,658 52.67 -0.53%
1961 1,297,458 54.07 -0.78%
1960 1,307,582 55.45 %