Russia 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.
  • Russia rural population for 2021 was 35,956,189, a 1.15% decline from 2020.
  • Russia rural population for 2020 was 36,372,705, a 0.89% decline from 2019.
  • Russia rural population for 2019 was 36,697,963, a 0.65% decline from 2018.
  • Russia rural population for 2018 was 36,938,654, a 0.56% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 529,465,517
Russia 35,956,189
Thailand 33,462,385
Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
Kazakhstan 8,015,101
Malaysia 7,310,403
Peru 7,172,274
Ecuador 6,375,273
Azerbaijan 4,385,166
Venezuela 3,351,303
Serbia 2,966,839
Turkmenistan 2,875,551
Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Russia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 35,956,189 25.07 -1.15%
2020 36,372,705 25.25 -0.89%
2019 36,697,963 25.41 -0.65%
2018 36,938,654 25.57 -0.56%
2017 37,147,222 25.71 -0.39%
2016 37,292,302 25.84 -0.27%
2015 37,393,138 25.95 -0.19%
2014 37,465,023 26.05 -0.12%
2013 37,508,423 26.14 -0.06%
2012 37,531,739 26.21 -0.06%
2011 37,552,971 26.27 -0.09%
2010 37,587,981 26.31 -0.13%
2009 37,635,362 26.36 -0.14%
2008 37,686,839 26.40 -0.21%
2007 37,767,668 26.45 -0.34%
2006 37,896,710 26.49 -0.50%
2005 38,085,588 26.54 -0.55%
2004 38,295,974 26.58 -0.57%
2003 38,515,588 26.63 -0.57%
2002 38,737,259 26.66 -0.44%
2001 38,908,572 26.65 -0.41%
2000 39,068,066 26.65 -0.41%
1999 39,226,849 26.65 -0.29%
1998 39,340,974 26.64 -0.15%
1997 39,400,215 26.64 -0.15%
1996 39,459,487 26.63 -0.13%
1995 39,509,505 26.63 -0.01%
1994 39,512,122 26.62 -0.02%
1993 39,518,242 26.62 -0.04%
1992 39,533,441 26.62 0.11%
1991 39,489,185 26.61 0.31%
1990 39,368,740 26.61 0.18%
1989 39,296,740 26.60 -0.23%
1988 39,385,579 26.82 -0.89%
1987 39,738,044 27.24 -0.83%
1986 40,068,987 27.65 -0.80%
1985 40,391,011 28.08 -0.73%
1984 40,686,607 28.50 -0.74%
1983 40,990,219 28.93 -0.89%
1982 41,358,307 29.37 -0.85%
1981 41,712,214 29.81 -0.80%
1980 42,049,135 30.25 -0.75%
1979 42,367,388 30.70 -1.26%
1978 42,902,521 31.30 -1.66%
1977 43,620,050 32.05 -1.63%
1976 44,336,325 32.81 -1.61%
1975 45,054,966 33.57 -1.71%
1974 45,831,223 34.35 -1.68%
1973 46,607,946 35.13 -1.65%
1972 47,384,351 35.92 -1.63%
1971 48,162,739 36.72 -1.60%
1970 48,939,317 37.53 -1.63%
1969 49,741,704 38.36 -1.64%
1968 50,561,694 39.22 -1.61%
1967 51,383,521 40.08 -1.58%
1966 52,200,695 40.95 -1.55%
1965 53,013,631 41.83 -0.97%
1964 53,529,836 42.71 -0.94%
1963 54,036,643 43.59 -0.91%
1962 54,530,929 44.48 -0.87%
1961 55,009,623 45.37 -0.84%
1960 55,475,143 46.27 %