Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2021 was 917,934, a 1.37% increase from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2020 was 905,506, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2019 was 892,938, a 1.44% increase from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste rural population for 2018 was 880,254, a 1.45% 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
Timor-Leste Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 917,934 68.31 1.36%
2020 905,506 68.68 1.40%
2019 892,938 69.05 1.43%
2018 880,254 69.42 1.44%
2017 867,646 69.79 1.43%
2016 855,331 70.15 1.39%
2015 843,507 70.51 1.35%
2014 832,215 70.87 1.31%
2013 821,383 71.22 1.28%
2012 810,912 71.57 1.28%
2011 800,591 71.92 1.30%
2010 790,263 72.27 1.30%
2009 780,050 72.61 1.30%
2008 769,956 72.95 1.36%
2007 759,579 73.29 1.49%
2006 748,362 73.63 1.67%
2005 735,988 73.96 1.92%
2004 722,016 74.29 2.09%
2003 707,084 74.66 2.12%
2002 692,218 75.02 1.88%
2001 679,344 75.38 1.42%
2000 669,792 75.74 0.81%
1999 664,371 76.09 0.30%
1998 662,362 76.44 0.09%
1997 661,787 76.79 0.31%
1996 659,712 77.13 0.86%
1995 654,071 77.47 1.54%
1994 644,058 77.80 2.14%
1993 630,429 78.13 2.56%
1992 614,502 78.46 2.66%
1991 598,393 78.79 2.43%
1990 584,039 79.16 2.03%
1989 572,329 79.63 1.80%
1988 562,102 80.09 1.64%
1987 552,949 80.55 1.61%
1986 544,095 81.00 1.67%
1985 535,091 81.44 1.82%
1984 525,466 81.87 1.88%
1983 515,705 82.29 1.66%
1982 507,199 82.71 1.05%
1981 501,891 83.12 0.17%
1980 501,024 83.52 -0.88%
1979 505,449 83.91 -1.73%
1978 514,246 84.30 -2.04%
1977 524,824 84.67 -1.63%
1976 533,443 85.04 -0.74%
1975 537,404 85.41 0.33%
1974 535,642 85.76 1.26%
1973 528,949 86.11 1.92%
1972 518,872 86.45 2.13%
1971 507,921 86.79 1.99%
1970 497,913 87.11 1.75%
1969 489,298 87.43 1.59%
1968 481,570 87.75 1.47%
1967 474,528 88.05 1.45%
1966 467,682 88.35 1.51%
1965 460,677 88.65 1.55%
1964 453,595 88.93 1.54%
1963 446,657 89.22 1.52%
1962 439,906 89.49 1.49%
1961 433,393 89.76 1.57%
1960 426,650 89.91 %