Somalia Rural Population 1960-2024

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.
  • Somalia rural population for 2022 was 9,269,665, a 1.97% increase from 2021.
  • Somalia rural population for 2021 was 9,090,664, a 2.07% increase from 2020.
  • Somalia rural population for 2020 was 8,906,671, a 2.36% increase from 2019.
  • Somalia rural population for 2019 was 8,701,179, a 2.6% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 95,420,799
Democratic Republic of Congo 52,636,799
Tanzania 41,471,864
Uganda 34,889,566
Afghanistan 30,181,937
Nepal 23,994,819
Niger 21,780,401
Yemen 20,491,585
Mozambique 20,379,448
Madagascar 17,801,970
Malawi 16,736,441
Burkina Faso 15,446,047
Chad 13,458,554
Mali 12,327,741
Rwanda 11,335,329
Zimbabwe 11,033,499
Burundi 11,031,286
North Korea 9,667,582
Syrian Arab Republic 9,564,966
Somalia 9,269,665
Senegal 8,816,497
Guinea 8,638,804
South Sudan 8,638,206
Tajikistan 7,169,192
Benin 6,738,656
Togo 4,962,262
Sierra Leone 4,833,746
Haiti 4,770,701
Central African Republic 3,173,417
Liberia 2,488,813
Eritrea 2,113,713
Guinea-Bissau 1,157,198
Gambia 978,162
Comoros 586,880
Somalia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 9,269,665 52.68 1.95%
2021 9,090,664 53.27 2.04%
2020 8,906,671 53.86 2.33%
2019 8,701,179 54.45 2.57%
2018 8,480,571 55.03 2.56%
2017 8,265,845 55.61 2.89%
2016 8,030,293 56.18 2.76%
2015 7,811,705 56.76 2.37%
2014 7,628,987 57.32 2.52%
2013 7,439,404 57.88 2.30%
2012 7,270,375 58.44 0.86%
2011 7,207,934 59.00 -1.26%
2010 7,298,973 60.69 -0.21%
2009 7,314,265 62.36 -0.13%
2008 7,323,458 63.99 0.42%
2007 7,293,024 65.60 7.24%
2006 6,783,748 62.90 1.74%
2005 6,666,514 63.69 2.18%
2004 6,522,557 64.47 2.42%
2003 6,366,693 65.24 2.46%
2002 6,212,269 66.01 3.12%
2001 6,021,434 66.38 3.37%
2000 5,821,840 66.75 3.39%
1999 5,627,830 67.12 3.44%
1998 5,437,496 67.49 3.55%
1997 5,247,963 67.85 2.91%
1996 5,097,332 68.22 3.04%
1995 4,944,895 68.58 3.02%
1994 4,797,618 68.93 4.48%
1993 4,587,437 69.29 2.45%
1992 4,476,622 69.64 -5.13%
1991 4,712,420 69.99 -4.38%
1990 4,923,304 70.34 -1.01%
1989 4,973,168 70.69 -2.25%
1988 5,086,147 71.03 -0.45%
1987 5,108,882 71.37 3.14%
1986 4,951,171 71.67 3.74%
1985 4,769,616 71.93 3.66%
1984 4,598,178 72.20 3.26%
1983 4,450,803 72.46 2.79%
1982 4,328,153 72.72 -0.07%
1981 4,331,258 72.98 0.37%
1980 4,315,288 73.24 8.21%
1979 3,975,099 73.49 12.06%
1978 3,523,460 73.75 6.77%
1977 3,292,678 74.00 2.30%
1976 3,217,918 74.25 2.13%
1975 3,150,160 74.50 1.83%
1974 3,093,130 74.97 1.74%
1973 3,039,800 75.57 1.84%
1972 2,984,312 76.17 1.82%
1971 2,930,575 76.75 1.84%
1970 2,877,134 77.32 1.88%
1969 2,823,545 77.89 1.89%
1968 2,770,724 78.44 1.91%
1967 2,718,333 78.98 1.92%
1966 2,666,600 79.51 1.94%
1965 2,615,251 80.04 1.97%
1964 2,564,286 80.55 1.93%
1963 2,515,239 81.08 1.92%
1962 2,467,473 81.63 1.93%
1961 2,420,303 82.17 1.94%
1960 2,373,751 82.69 %