Belize: Rural population, percent

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Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 53.39
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 52.00
 Min - Max 45.97 - 54.77
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belize from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Belize during that period was 52 percent with a minimum of 45.97 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 54.77 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2023 is 53.39 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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Belize - Rural population, percent - Recent values chart

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Belize - 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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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.41 2022 million
 Percent urban population 46.40 2022 percent
 Population density 18 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 5.25 2023 percent
 Percent children 27.26 2023 percent
 Percent female population 49.74 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 53.39 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 48.87 2022 percent
 Refugee population 145 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 15 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.30 2022 percent
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