Romania 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.
  • Romania rural population for 2021 was 8,730,078, a 1.03% decline from 2020.
  • Romania rural population for 2020 was 8,821,100, a 0.83% decline from 2019.
  • Romania rural population for 2019 was 8,894,686, a 0.71% decline from 2018.
  • Romania rural population for 2018 was 8,958,416, a 0.72% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
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Romania 8,730,078
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Dominican Republic 1,838,800
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North Macedonia 851,107
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Fiji 381,565
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Suriname 199,915
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Grenada 71,545
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Nauru 0
Romania Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,730,078 45.67 -1.04%
2020 8,821,100 45.81 -0.83%
2019 8,894,686 45.92 -0.71%
2018 8,958,416 46.00 -0.72%
2017 9,023,346 46.06 -0.66%
2016 9,082,745 46.10 -0.60%
2015 9,137,575 46.11 -0.44%
2014 9,178,039 46.10 -0.29%
2013 9,205,089 46.06 -0.29%
2012 9,231,911 46.03 -0.48%
2011 9,275,922 46.04 -0.78%
2010 9,348,183 46.17 -0.88%
2009 9,430,554 46.30 -1.12%
2008 9,536,351 46.43 -1.95%
2007 9,723,952 46.56 -1.76%
2006 9,896,426 46.70 -0.87%
2005 9,983,156 46.83 -0.90%
2004 10,073,097 46.96 -0.85%
2003 10,158,919 47.09 -1.00%
2002 10,261,140 47.22 -1.68%
2001 10,434,781 47.15 -1.07%
2000 10,547,299 47.00 0.20%
1999 10,526,353 46.84 0.17%
1998 10,508,454 46.69 0.12%
1997 10,495,945 46.54 0.04%
1996 10,491,599 46.38 0.04%
1995 10,487,165 46.23 0.13%
1994 10,473,627 46.08 0.19%
1993 10,454,264 45.93 0.20%
1992 10,433,628 45.77 -1.55%
1991 10,596,632 46.07 -2.40%
1990 10,854,514 46.78 -1.34%
1989 11,000,766 47.50 -1.04%
1988 11,116,099 48.21 -1.01%
1987 11,228,468 48.93 -0.96%
1986 11,336,893 49.64 -0.98%
1985 11,448,111 50.36 -1.00%
1984 11,563,433 51.07 -1.04%
1983 11,684,072 51.79 -0.99%
1982 11,800,888 52.51 -0.80%
1981 11,896,080 53.22 -0.67%
1980 11,976,387 53.93 -0.78%
1979 12,070,684 54.64 -0.66%
1978 12,150,355 55.35 -0.38%
1977 12,196,032 56.06 -0.13%
1976 12,211,371 56.66 0.31%
1975 12,173,328 57.17 0.37%
1974 12,128,723 57.68 0.06%
1973 12,121,991 58.18 -0.00%
1972 12,122,296 58.68 0.11%
1971 12,109,565 59.18 0.20%
1970 12,085,640 59.68 0.37%
1969 12,041,101 60.18 0.23%
1968 12,012,953 60.67 0.54%
1967 11,948,119 61.17 0.85%
1966 11,847,286 61.66 -0.08%
1965 11,857,243 62.30 -0.54%
1964 11,921,130 63.01 -0.47%
1963 11,977,238 63.72 -0.44%
1962 12,030,313 64.41 -0.42%
1961 12,080,581 65.11 -0.24%
1960 12,110,087 65.79 %