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India: Rural population, percent of total population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1960 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 74.92 percent with a minumum of 66.4 percent in 2017 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.
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.