Germany: Rural population, percent

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 Germany

Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 22.35
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 25.79
 Min - Max 22.35 - 28.62
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Germany during that period was 25.79 percent with a minimum of 22.35 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 28.62 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 22.35 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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Recent values chart
Germany - Rural population, percent - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - 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 83.80 2022 million
 Percent urban population 77.65 2022 percent
 Population density 238 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 22.41 2022 percent
 Percent children 13.96 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.66 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 22.35 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 57.16 2022 percent
 Refugee population 2,075,445 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 15 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.72 2022 percent
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