Yemen 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.
  • Yemen rural population for 2021 was 18,737,717, a 1.18% increase from 2020.
  • Yemen rural population for 2020 was 18,519,540, a 1.24% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen rural population for 2019 was 18,292,399, a 1.31% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen rural population for 2018 was 18,056,196, a 1.38% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 91,738,352
Democratic Republic of Congo 49,667,024
Tanzania 39,387,290
Uganda 35,082,057
Afghanistan 29,353,133
Nepal 23,440,813
Niger 20,921,148
Mozambique 20,060,734
Yemen 18,737,717
Madagascar 17,281,829
Malawi 16,171,024
Burkina Faso 14,781,404
Chad 12,892,432
Mali 11,538,012
Rwanda 10,944,098
Burundi 10,532,561
Zimbabwe 10,216,947
North Korea 9,670,882
South Sudan 9,046,601
Senegal 8,838,902
Somalia 8,714,542
Guinea 8,467,627
Syrian Arab Republic 8,018,648
Tajikistan 7,046,444
Benin 6,353,512
Haiti 4,851,662
Togo 4,802,246
Sierra Leone 4,610,280
Central African Republic 2,821,711
Liberia 2,456,817
Guinea-Bissau 1,116,239
Gambia 914,646
Comoros 625,358
Yemen Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 18,737,717 61.45 1.17%
2020 18,519,540 62.09 1.23%
2019 18,292,399 62.73 1.30%
2018 18,056,196 63.36 1.37%
2017 17,809,825 63.98 1.46%
2016 17,552,294 64.61 1.55%
2015 17,282,713 65.22 1.64%
2014 17,000,893 65.84 1.74%
2013 16,707,993 66.44 1.82%
2012 16,407,307 67.04 1.88%
2011 16,102,499 67.64 1.91%
2010 15,797,168 68.22 1.95%
2009 15,492,678 68.81 1.98%
2008 15,188,992 69.38 2.01%
2007 14,886,906 69.95 2.04%
2006 14,586,861 70.51 2.06%
2005 14,289,134 71.06 2.10%
2004 13,992,663 71.61 2.13%
2003 13,697,868 72.15 2.16%
2002 13,405,792 72.69 2.17%
2001 13,118,575 73.21 2.18%
2000 12,836,230 73.73 2.15%
1999 12,563,621 74.25 2.14%
1998 12,297,591 74.76 2.26%
1997 12,022,814 75.26 2.57%
1996 11,718,130 75.75 3.02%
1995 11,369,910 76.24 3.52%
1994 10,976,995 76.78 3.99%
1993 10,547,871 77.36 4.37%
1992 10,096,729 77.94 4.44%
1991 9,658,523 78.51 4.22%
1990 9,258,970 79.07 3.86%
1989 8,908,270 79.62 3.51%
1988 8,600,895 80.15 3.23%
1987 8,327,515 80.68 3.12%
1986 8,071,380 81.19 3.25%
1985 7,813,475 81.63 3.36%
1984 7,555,369 82.01 3.35%
1983 7,306,670 82.38 3.32%
1982 7,068,093 82.75 3.26%
1981 6,841,619 83.11 3.16%
1980 6,628,789 83.47 3.07%
1979 6,428,512 83.82 2.98%
1978 6,239,763 84.16 2.83%
1977 6,065,834 84.50 2.59%
1976 5,910,837 84.83 2.28%
1975 5,777,578 85.16 1.93%
1974 5,667,061 85.48 1.60%
1973 5,577,109 85.79 1.35%
1972 5,502,219 86.10 1.23%
1971 5,435,003 86.40 1.21%
1970 5,369,660 86.70 1.01%
1969 5,315,706 87.19 1.04%
1968 5,260,809 87.65 1.06%
1967 5,205,368 88.11 1.07%
1966 5,150,223 88.55 1.05%
1965 5,096,204 88.97 1.05%
1964 5,042,799 89.39 1.07%
1963 4,989,088 89.78 1.08%
1962 4,935,554 90.17 1.07%
1961 4,882,907 90.54 1.06%
1960 4,831,654 90.90 %