India: Rural population, percent

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

India: Rural population, percent of total population

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1960 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 75.07 percent with a minumum of 66.86 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 82.08 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: 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.