Portugal 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.
  • Portugal rural population for 2021 was 3,414,362, a 1.58% decline from 2020.
  • Portugal rural population for 2020 was 3,469,087, a 1.49% decline from 2019.
  • Portugal rural population for 2019 was 3,521,605, a 1.57% decline from 2018.
  • Portugal rural population for 2018 was 3,577,639, a 1.74% 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
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Portugal Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 3,414,362 33.15 -1.59%
2020 3,469,087 33.69 -1.50%
2019 3,521,605 34.24 -1.58%
2018 3,577,639 34.79 -1.75%
2017 3,640,950 35.35 -1.83%
2016 3,708,283 35.91 -1.90%
2015 3,779,248 36.49 -1.99%
2014 3,855,050 37.06 -2.10%
2013 3,936,962 37.65 -2.10%
2012 4,020,561 38.24 -1.95%
2011 4,099,817 38.83 -1.68%
2010 4,169,291 39.43 -1.47%
2009 4,231,103 40.04 -1.40%
2008 4,290,949 40.64 -1.35%
2007 4,349,078 41.25 -1.28%
2006 4,404,945 41.86 -1.28%
2005 4,461,605 42.48 -1.25%
2004 4,517,810 43.09 -1.19%
2003 4,571,864 43.71 -1.04%
2002 4,619,439 44.33 -0.85%
2001 4,658,665 44.96 -0.72%
2000 4,692,296 45.60 -0.73%
1999 4,726,461 46.26 -0.84%
1998 4,766,554 46.91 -0.89%
1997 4,809,043 47.57 -0.93%
1996 4,853,841 48.23 -0.99%
1995 4,901,898 48.89 -0.99%
1994 4,950,901 49.55 -1.05%
1993 5,003,363 50.21 -1.18%
1992 5,062,834 50.87 -1.37%
1991 5,132,609 51.53 -1.30%
1990 5,199,759 52.09 -1.22%
1989 5,263,530 52.61 -1.14%
1988 5,323,719 53.13 -1.09%
1987 5,381,914 53.66 -1.00%
1986 5,435,735 54.18 -0.87%
1985 5,483,117 54.70 -0.67%
1984 5,520,219 55.22 -0.55%
1983 5,550,813 55.74 -0.46%
1982 5,576,561 56.26 -0.30%
1981 5,593,505 56.78 0.10%
1980 5,587,795 57.22 0.38%
1979 5,566,724 57.62 0.38%
1978 5,545,792 58.02 0.39%
1977 5,524,194 58.42 0.38%
1976 5,503,181 58.82 2.17%
1975 5,385,244 59.22 3.13%
1974 5,219,177 59.62 0.73%
1973 5,181,155 60.02 -0.62%
1972 5,213,556 60.41 -0.80%
1971 5,255,663 60.80 -1.07%
1970 5,312,077 61.20 -1.52%
1969 5,393,520 61.59 -1.53%
1968 5,476,514 61.98 -1.05%
1967 5,534,506 62.36 -1.25%
1966 5,604,196 62.75 -1.36%
1965 5,681,173 63.13 -1.01%
1964 5,738,993 63.52 -0.54%
1963 5,770,307 63.90 -0.19%
1962 5,781,154 64.28 0.14%
1961 5,773,339 64.66 0.21%
1960 5,761,501 65.05 %