Austria: Rural population, percent

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 Austria

Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 40.47
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 38.01
 Min - Max 34.61 - 42.88
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Austria from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Austria during that period was 38.01 percent with a minimum of 34.61 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 42.88 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2023 is 40.47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 38.64 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Austria - Rural population, percent - Recent values chart

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Austria - Rural population, percent - historical chart - 1960-2023




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.

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 Population size 9.04 2022 million
 Percent urban population 59.26 2022 percent
 Population density 109 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 20.21 2023 percent
 Percent children 14.37 2023 percent
 Percent female population 50.75 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 40.47 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 51.94 2022 percent
 Refugee population 258,613 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 17 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.96 2022 percent
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