Sudan 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.
  • Sudan rural population for 2021 was 28,924,766, a 1.88% increase from 2020.
  • Sudan rural population for 2020 was 28,391,086, a 1.92% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan rural population for 2019 was 27,856,005, a 1.96% increase from 2018.
  • Sudan rural population for 2018 was 27,320,645, a 2% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Sudan Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 28,924,766 64.41 1.86%
2020 28,391,086 64.75 1.90%
2019 27,856,005 65.06 1.94%
2018 27,320,645 65.36 1.98%
2017 26,785,833 65.63 2.02%
2016 26,251,090 65.88 2.05%
2015 25,717,183 66.11 2.10%
2014 25,183,364 66.31 2.14%
2013 24,650,654 66.49 2.16%
2012 24,124,603 66.65 2.15%
2011 23,611,109 66.79 2.13%
2010 23,114,414 66.91 2.08%
2009 22,637,497 67.01 2.05%
2008 22,177,545 67.08 2.06%
2007 21,724,978 67.13 2.10%
2006 21,272,630 67.19 2.20%
2005 20,810,453 67.24 2.33%
2004 20,332,034 67.29 2.45%
2003 19,840,480 67.35 2.52%
2002 19,346,739 67.40 2.51%
2001 18,867,051 67.45 2.44%
2000 18,412,002 67.51 2.33%
1999 17,988,339 67.56 2.24%
1998 17,589,092 67.61 2.26%
1997 17,195,815 67.66 2.44%
1996 16,781,639 67.72 2.74%
1995 16,328,524 67.77 3.11%
1994 15,828,380 67.82 3.46%
1993 15,290,319 67.87 2.26%
1992 14,948,058 68.90 1.96%
1991 14,657,436 70.16 1.89%
1990 14,383,366 71.39 1.72%
1989 14,138,102 72.59 1.58%
1988 13,915,957 73.76 1.51%
1987 13,707,988 74.89 1.57%
1986 13,494,808 76.00 1.74%
1985 13,262,683 77.06 1.93%
1984 13,009,364 78.10 2.08%
1983 12,740,961 79.10 2.78%
1982 12,391,190 79.62 3.23%
1981 11,996,858 79.83 3.26%
1980 11,611,921 80.04 3.29%
1979 11,236,567 80.25 3.32%
1978 10,869,545 80.45 3.33%
1977 10,513,212 80.66 3.31%
1976 10,170,515 80.86 3.27%
1975 9,843,666 81.06 3.20%
1974 9,533,732 81.26 3.13%
1973 9,239,852 81.45 2.57%
1972 9,005,668 82.06 2.40%
1971 8,792,454 82.78 2.41%
1970 8,582,851 83.48 2.43%
1969 8,376,836 84.15 2.44%
1968 8,174,879 84.80 2.44%
1967 7,977,445 85.43 2.44%
1966 7,784,820 86.04 2.44%
1965 7,597,269 86.63 2.43%
1964 7,414,798 87.19 2.42%
1963 7,237,348 87.74 2.41%
1962 7,064,678 88.26 2.40%
1961 6,896,808 88.77 2.39%
1960 6,733,766 89.25 %