Zimbabwe 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.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2021 was 10,216,947, a 1.45% increase from 2020.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2020 was 10,070,822, a 1.44% increase from 2019.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2019 was 9,928,166, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • Zimbabwe rural population for 2018 was 9,788,215, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Zimbabwe Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 10,216,947 67.70 1.44%
2020 10,070,822 67.76 1.43%
2019 9,928,166 67.79 1.42%
2018 9,788,215 67.79 1.45%
2017 9,647,147 67.76 1.55%
2016 9,499,100 67.70 1.68%
2015 9,340,770 67.62 1.84%
2014 9,170,486 67.50 1.98%
2013 8,990,946 67.35 2.05%
2012 8,808,921 67.17 1.97%
2011 8,637,262 66.99 1.81%
2010 8,482,590 66.80 1.63%
2009 8,345,714 66.62 1.46%
2008 8,224,975 66.44 1.28%
2007 8,120,405 66.26 1.10%
2006 8,031,622 66.07 0.93%
2005 7,957,336 65.89 0.75%
2004 7,897,803 65.71 0.60%
2003 7,850,870 65.52 0.40%
2002 7,819,901 65.42 -0.38%
2001 7,849,507 65.83 -0.27%
2000 7,870,531 66.24 -0.12%
1999 7,880,199 66.65 0.03%
1998 7,877,709 67.06 0.20%
1997 7,861,984 67.47 0.37%
1996 7,832,792 67.87 0.55%
1995 7,789,871 68.27 0.73%
1994 7,732,882 68.67 0.94%
1993 7,660,670 69.06 1.11%
1992 7,575,964 69.50 0.95%
1991 7,504,690 70.26 1.29%
1990 7,408,262 71.01 1.67%
1989 7,285,389 71.75 2.04%
1988 7,138,255 72.48 2.34%
1987 6,973,054 73.19 2.54%
1986 6,798,451 73.90 2.64%
1985 6,621,364 74.59 2.71%
1984 6,444,299 75.26 2.78%
1983 6,267,911 75.93 2.82%
1982 6,093,703 76.57 2.92%
1981 5,918,258 77.11 2.86%
1980 5,751,245 77.63 2.75%
1979 5,595,342 78.15 2.62%
1978 5,450,526 78.66 2.55%
1977 5,313,470 79.15 2.57%
1976 5,178,904 79.64 2.66%
1975 5,043,093 80.13 2.79%
1974 4,904,573 80.60 2.82%
1973 4,768,363 81.13 2.90%
1972 4,632,183 81.64 2.92%
1971 4,499,064 82.15 2.89%
1970 4,370,982 82.64 2.84%
1969 4,248,534 83.12 2.68%
1968 4,136,075 83.69 2.65%
1967 4,028,102 84.27 2.66%
1966 3,922,210 84.84 2.71%
1965 3,817,492 85.38 2.76%
1964 3,713,677 85.91 2.79%
1963 3,611,339 86.42 2.82%
1962 3,510,800 86.92 3.08%
1961 3,404,373 87.18 3.10%
1960 3,300,515 87.39 %