Eswatini 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.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2021 was 886,674, a 0.79% increase from 2020.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2020 was 879,741, a 0.8% increase from 2019.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2019 was 872,799, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • Eswatini rural population for 2018 was 865,852, a 0.79% 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
Eswatini Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 886,674 75.63 0.79%
2020 879,741 75.83 0.79%
2019 872,799 76.02 0.80%
2018 865,852 76.20 0.79%
2017 859,072 76.38 0.75%
2016 852,662 76.54 0.69%
2015 846,797 76.70 0.62%
2014 841,535 76.85 0.55%
2013 836,880 77.00 0.50%
2012 832,679 77.15 0.48%
2011 828,678 77.30 0.39%
2010 825,465 77.52 0.41%
2009 822,050 77.74 0.43%
2008 818,487 77.96 0.42%
2007 815,051 78.17 0.73%
2006 809,087 78.09 0.70%
2005 803,457 77.96 0.58%
2004 798,800 77.83 0.51%
2003 794,753 77.70 0.53%
2002 790,531 77.58 0.70%
2001 784,989 77.45 0.98%
2000 777,340 77.31 1.30%
1999 767,280 77.18 1.61%
1998 755,040 77.05 1.87%
1997 741,050 76.92 1.41%
1996 730,668 77.28 1.43%
1995 720,281 77.71 1.54%
1994 709,243 78.14 1.68%
1993 697,435 78.57 1.83%
1992 684,770 78.98 2.02%
1991 671,083 79.39 2.23%
1990 656,277 79.80 2.45%
1989 640,371 80.20 2.66%
1988 623,584 80.59 2.82%
1987 606,229 80.98 2.93%
1986 588,713 81.36 2.99%
1985 571,384 81.73 3.02%
1984 554,392 82.10 3.04%
1983 537,777 82.47 3.05%
1982 521,635 82.82 3.04%
1981 506,021 83.18 3.02%
1980 490,986 83.52 2.97%
1979 476,607 83.86 2.92%
1978 462,904 84.20 2.85%
1977 449,892 84.53 2.66%
1976 438,071 84.96 1.91%
1975 429,773 86.00 1.93%
1974 421,570 86.97 1.93%
1973 413,529 87.88 1.95%
1972 405,558 88.74 1.99%
1971 397,548 89.54 2.07%
1970 389,398 90.30 2.17%
1969 381,048 91.00 2.24%
1968 372,589 91.66 2.26%
1967 364,249 92.27 2.19%
1966 356,350 92.84 1.90%
1965 349,642 93.51 1.72%
1964 343,666 94.12 1.57%
1963 338,300 94.69 1.47%
1962 333,348 95.20 1.48%
1961 328,462 95.67 1.55%
1960 323,408 96.09 %