Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2022 was 55,128, a 0.87% decline from 2021.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2021 was 55,614, a 0.82% decline from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2020 was 56,073, a 1.03% decline from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe rural population for 2019 was 56,658, a 1.43% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Sao Tome and Principe Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 55,128 24.25 -0.88%
2021 55,614 24.93 -0.82%
2020 56,073 25.65 -1.04%
2019 56,658 26.40 -1.44%
2018 57,479 27.20 -1.45%
2017 58,317 28.03 -1.43%
2016 59,155 28.91 -1.40%
2015 59,987 29.83 -1.35%
2014 60,803 30.79 -1.30%
2013 61,599 31.79 -1.25%
2012 62,371 32.84 -1.22%
2011 63,136 33.94 -1.10%
2010 63,836 35.05 -0.94%
2009 64,441 36.18 -0.77%
2008 64,938 37.32 -0.64%
2007 65,356 38.48 -0.54%
2006 65,713 39.65 -0.47%
2005 66,022 40.84 -0.39%
2004 66,277 42.03 -0.30%
2003 66,477 43.23 -0.18%
2002 66,597 44.45 -0.20%
2001 66,727 45.62 -0.31%
2000 66,936 46.58 -0.70%
1999 67,406 47.53 -0.56%
1998 67,786 48.49 -0.42%
1997 68,071 49.45 -0.27%
1996 68,258 50.41 -0.15%
1995 68,360 51.37 -0.02%
1994 68,374 52.33 0.11%
1993 68,299 53.28 0.22%
1992 68,146 54.24 0.29%
1991 67,951 55.21 0.20%
1990 67,816 56.35 0.44%
1989 67,518 57.49 0.58%
1988 67,125 58.62 0.67%
1987 66,676 59.74 0.56%
1986 66,307 60.85 0.40%
1985 66,044 61.95 0.26%
1984 65,872 63.04 0.09%
1983 65,812 64.11 0.05%
1982 65,781 65.17 0.28%
1981 65,594 66.14 1.43%
1980 64,662 66.52 1.72%
1979 63,558 66.89 1.96%
1978 62,324 67.26 2.03%
1977 61,069 67.63 1.95%
1976 59,890 68.00 1.81%
1975 58,816 68.36 1.64%
1974 57,857 68.72 1.54%
1973 56,974 69.08 1.49%
1972 56,131 69.44 1.50%
1971 55,296 69.80 1.12%
1970 54,682 70.48 -0.34%
1969 54,868 72.14 -0.44%
1968 55,110 73.74 -0.48%
1967 55,376 75.28 -0.58%
1966 55,697 76.75 -0.67%
1965 56,069 78.17 -0.68%
1964 56,450 79.52 -0.59%
1963 56,784 80.81 -0.43%
1962 57,028 82.03 -0.23%
1961 57,159 83.20 0.10%
1960 57,102 83.93 %