Barbados: Rural population, percent

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 Barbados

Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 68.68
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 64.42
 Min - Max 59.90 - 68.85
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 64.42 percent with a minimum of 59.9 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 68.85 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 68.68 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 38.97 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Rural population, percent - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Rural population, percent - historical chart - 1960-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.28 2022 million
 Percent urban population 31.32 2022 percent
 Population density 654 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 16.28 2022 percent
 Percent children 16.92 2022 percent
 Percent female population 52.04 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 68.68 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 49.70 2022 percent
 Migrant population 12 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.15 2022 percent
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