Turkey 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.
  • Turkey rural population for 2021 was 19,926,363, a 1.12% decline from 2020.
  • Turkey rural population for 2020 was 20,152,820, a 0.88% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey rural population for 2019 was 20,331,795, a 0.66% decline from 2018.
  • Turkey rural population for 2018 was 20,467,276, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
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Malaysia 7,310,403
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Turkmenistan 2,875,551
Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Turkey Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 19,926,363 23.43 -1.13%
2020 20,152,820 23.90 -0.88%
2019 20,331,795 24.37 -0.66%
2018 20,467,276 24.86 -0.49%
2017 20,567,887 25.36 -0.39%
2016 20,648,276 25.87 -0.36%
2015 20,723,127 26.39 -0.33%
2014 20,792,434 26.92 -0.31%
2013 20,855,963 27.47 -0.31%
2012 20,921,702 28.03 -0.39%
2011 21,003,302 28.60 -0.47%
2010 21,101,400 29.18 -0.58%
2009 21,224,537 29.76 -0.69%
2008 21,371,345 30.35 -0.76%
2007 21,533,496 30.95 -0.74%
2006 21,692,773 31.55 -0.67%
2005 21,837,753 32.16 -0.57%
2004 21,962,832 32.78 -0.50%
2003 22,072,538 33.40 -0.42%
2002 22,166,359 34.03 -0.37%
2001 22,249,031 34.66 -0.22%
2000 22,297,861 35.26 0.06%
1999 22,284,560 35.78 0.11%
1998 22,260,829 36.30 0.14%
1997 22,229,784 36.82 0.17%
1996 22,192,812 37.35 0.18%
1995 22,152,914 37.88 0.19%
1994 22,110,413 38.41 0.21%
1993 22,063,826 38.95 0.24%
1992 22,010,799 39.48 0.28%
1991 21,949,400 40.02 -0.22%
1990 21,998,460 40.80 -1.41%
1989 22,310,364 42.10 -1.28%
1988 22,598,101 43.41 -1.16%
1987 22,862,045 44.74 -1.01%
1986 23,094,222 46.07 -1.16%
1985 23,364,165 47.55 -1.65%
1984 23,752,035 49.37 -1.44%
1983 24,095,968 51.19 -1.23%
1982 24,394,849 53.00 -1.08%
1981 24,658,598 54.81 -0.26%
1980 24,723,291 56.22 1.51%
1979 24,353,976 56.65 1.50%
1978 23,991,798 57.07 1.50%
1977 23,633,978 57.49 1.53%
1976 23,274,980 57.91 1.43%
1975 22,943,412 58.41 1.20%
1974 22,669,160 59.08 1.25%
1973 22,386,719 59.74 1.29%
1972 22,098,709 60.40 1.32%
1971 21,809,214 61.06 1.23%
1970 21,541,693 61.77 1.04%
1969 21,318,334 62.60 1.07%
1968 21,092,248 63.42 1.09%
1967 20,864,188 64.24 1.12%
1966 20,632,554 65.05 1.27%
1965 20,371,869 65.77 1.55%
1964 20,057,992 66.32 1.57%
1963 19,745,555 66.86 1.59%
1962 19,433,905 67.40 1.62%
1961 19,121,884 67.94 1.62%
1960 18,814,431 68.49 %