Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2021 was 60,813,626, a 0.29% decline from 2020.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2020 was 60,992,356, a 0.23% decline from 2019.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2019 was 61,129,967, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Vietnam rural population for 2018 was 61,226,806, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Vietnam Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 60,813,626 61.95 -0.29%
2020 60,992,356 62.66 -0.23%
2019 61,129,967 63.37 -0.16%
2018 61,226,806 64.08 -0.10%
2017 61,288,919 64.79 -0.06%
2016 61,325,121 65.49 -0.03%
2015 61,343,887 66.19 0.00%
2014 61,342,809 66.89 0.03%
2013 61,322,435 67.57 0.06%
2012 61,288,018 68.25 0.06%
2011 61,250,158 68.92 0.06%
2010 61,210,533 69.58 0.06%
2009 61,171,855 70.24 0.08%
2008 61,122,439 70.87 0.08%
2007 61,071,589 71.50 0.09%
2006 61,019,404 72.11 0.09%
2005 60,962,273 72.72 0.10%
2004 60,899,167 73.32 0.12%
2003 60,827,503 73.91 0.15%
2002 60,734,164 74.49 0.21%
2001 60,607,743 75.06 0.29%
2000 60,433,047 75.63 0.37%
1999 60,211,898 76.18 0.59%
1998 59,859,289 76.63 0.74%
1997 59,419,570 77.04 0.87%
1996 58,905,349 77.44 1.02%
1995 58,305,809 77.83 1.19%
1994 57,614,403 78.23 1.36%
1993 56,837,441 78.61 1.50%
1992 55,993,703 78.99 1.59%
1991 55,112,806 79.37 1.64%
1990 54,216,353 79.74 1.68%
1989 53,312,725 80.11 2.00%
1988 52,257,844 80.25 2.12%
1987 51,160,329 80.31 2.16%
1986 50,068,689 80.38 2.19%
1985 48,984,722 80.44 2.22%
1984 47,908,849 80.50 2.24%
1983 46,847,246 80.57 2.24%
1982 45,808,241 80.63 2.22%
1981 44,801,906 80.69 2.18%
1980 43,834,215 80.75 2.12%
1979 42,914,362 80.83 2.04%
1978 42,047,318 80.92 2.01%
1977 41,208,734 81.02 2.02%
1976 40,385,818 81.12 2.05%
1975 39,567,940 81.22 2.08%
1974 38,752,740 81.32 2.12%
1973 37,940,859 81.41 2.17%
1972 37,125,652 81.51 2.25%
1971 36,300,749 81.60 2.34%
1970 35,461,723 81.70 2.09%
1969 34,729,516 82.09 2.20%
1968 33,972,764 82.47 2.30%
1967 33,199,238 82.85 2.38%
1966 32,419,328 83.22 2.43%
1965 31,642,129 83.58 2.47%
1964 30,871,662 83.94 2.50%
1963 30,107,982 84.29 2.54%
1962 29,352,917 84.63 2.58%
1961 28,605,758 84.97 2.61%
1960 27,867,551 85.30 %