Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2021 was 55,678, a 0.94% decline from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2020 was 56,206, a 1.01% decline from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2019 was 56,777, a 1.08% decline from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2018 was 57,394, a 1.13% decline 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
Sao Tome and Principe Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 55,678 24.93 -0.94%
2020 56,206 25.65 -1.01%
2019 56,777 26.40 -1.08%
2018 57,394 27.20 -1.14%
2017 58,050 28.03 -1.19%
2016 58,747 28.91 -1.25%
2015 59,485 29.83 -1.29%
2014 60,258 30.79 -1.33%
2013 61,065 31.79 -1.31%
2012 61,869 32.84 -1.20%
2011 62,619 33.94 -0.95%
2010 63,217 35.05 -0.65%
2009 63,627 36.18 -0.37%
2008 63,863 37.32 -0.20%
2007 63,991 38.48 -0.18%
2006 64,108 39.65 -0.31%
2005 64,304 40.84 -0.48%
2004 64,612 42.03 -0.64%
2003 65,026 43.23 -0.78%
2002 65,534 44.45 -0.78%
2001 66,044 45.62 -0.33%
2000 66,261 46.58 -0.40%
1999 66,529 47.53 -0.48%
1998 66,847 48.49 -0.48%
1997 67,168 49.45 -0.41%
1996 67,445 50.41 -0.29%
1995 67,642 51.37 -0.12%
1994 67,725 52.33 0.03%
1993 67,705 53.28 0.21%
1992 67,564 54.24 0.36%
1991 67,324 55.21 0.22%
1990 67,178 56.35 0.46%
1989 66,867 57.49 0.69%
1988 66,407 58.62 0.81%
1987 65,869 59.74 0.76%
1986 65,372 60.85 0.57%
1985 65,003 61.95 0.29%
1984 64,818 63.04 0.04%
1983 64,795 64.11 -0.06%
1982 64,834 65.17 0.26%
1981 64,666 66.14 1.48%
1980 63,716 66.52 1.90%
1979 62,515 66.89 2.28%
1978 61,105 67.26 2.52%
1977 59,583 67.63 2.49%
1976 58,120 68.00 2.24%
1975 56,831 68.36 1.89%
1974 55,767 68.72 1.58%
1973 54,895 69.08 1.43%
1972 54,114 69.44 1.55%
1971 53,284 69.80 1.37%
1970 52,558 70.48 0.49%
1969 52,301 72.14 0.95%
1968 51,805 73.74 1.14%
1967 51,217 75.28 0.84%
1966 50,789 76.75 0.14%
1965 50,718 78.17 -0.77%
1964 51,111 79.52 -1.55%
1963 51,907 80.81 -1.88%
1962 52,892 82.03 -1.59%
1961 53,741 83.20 -0.41%
1960 53,960 83.93 %