Sweden 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.
  • Sweden rural population for 2022 was 1,206,837, a 1.49% decline from 2021.
  • Sweden rural population for 2021 was 1,225,108, a 1.58% decline from 2020.
  • Sweden rural population for 2020 was 1,244,794, a 1.48% decline from 2019.
  • Sweden rural population for 2019 was 1,263,481, a 1.21% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,793,519
Italy 16,681,796
Poland 14,974,307
France 12,561,983
United Kingdom 10,448,880
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,902,107
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,288
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,510,274
Portugal 3,385,528
Czech Republic 2,697,096
Hungary 2,657,928
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,272,064
Greece 2,075,584
Ireland 1,822,006
Croatia 1,610,240
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,398
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 933,093
Lithuania 893,387
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,690
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,177
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 592,511
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 408,688
Belgium 215,535
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 76,599
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 52,836
Seychelles 41,629
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 26,825
Iceland 22,945
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Sweden Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,206,837 11.51 -1.50%
2021 1,225,108 11.76 -1.59%
2020 1,244,794 12.02 -1.49%
2019 1,263,481 12.29 -1.21%
2018 1,278,923 12.57 -1.08%
2017 1,292,817 12.85 -0.91%
2016 1,304,687 13.15 -0.99%
2015 1,317,697 13.45 -1.19%
2014 1,333,506 13.75 -1.24%
2013 1,350,197 14.06 -1.37%
2012 1,368,886 14.38 -1.48%
2011 1,389,318 14.70 -0.87%
2010 1,401,467 14.94 -0.17%
2009 1,403,890 15.10 -0.18%
2008 1,406,363 15.25 -0.25%
2007 1,409,904 15.41 -0.28%
2006 1,413,835 15.57 -0.15%
2005 1,415,927 15.68 0.01%
2004 1,415,762 15.74 0.00%
2003 1,415,759 15.80 -0.03%
2002 1,416,123 15.87 -0.06%
2001 1,417,037 15.93 -0.01%
2000 1,417,231 15.97 -0.01%
1999 1,417,437 16.00 -0.10%
1998 1,418,811 16.03 -0.12%
1997 1,420,501 16.06 -0.12%
1996 1,422,163 16.09 -0.40%
1995 1,427,846 16.18 -0.42%
1994 1,433,808 16.33 -0.23%
1993 1,437,168 16.48 -0.36%
1992 1,442,280 16.64 -0.35%
1991 1,447,374 16.80 0.06%
1990 1,446,443 16.90 0.77%
1989 1,435,311 16.90 0.67%
1988 1,425,767 16.90 0.46%
1987 1,419,229 16.90 0.33%
1986 1,414,501 16.90 0.23%
1985 1,411,215 16.90 0.17%
1984 1,408,886 16.90 0.09%
1983 1,407,607 16.90 0.05%
1982 1,406,969 16.90 0.06%
1981 1,406,165 16.90 0.04%
1980 1,405,560 16.91 -0.22%
1979 1,408,598 16.98 -0.20%
1978 1,411,486 17.06 -0.12%
1977 1,413,241 17.13 -0.06%
1976 1,414,069 17.20 -0.05%
1975 1,414,834 17.27 -0.83%
1974 1,426,605 17.48 -1.49%
1973 1,448,019 17.80 -1.59%
1972 1,471,273 18.11 -1.47%
1971 1,493,090 18.44 -2.14%
1970 1,525,398 18.97 -2.93%
1969 1,570,746 19.71 -3.12%
1968 1,620,513 20.48 -3.23%
1967 1,673,745 21.27 -2.98%
1966 1,724,430 22.09 -2.86%
1965 1,774,455 22.94 -2.92%
1964 1,827,003 23.85 -3.08%
1963 1,884,124 24.78 -3.21%
1962 1,945,521 25.73 -3.17%
1961 2,008,215 26.71 -2.50%
1960 2,059,029 27.51 %