India: Rural population, percent

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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India: Rural population, percent of total population

, 1960 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 74.45 percent with a minimum of 65.07 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 82.08 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2020 is 65.07 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 196 countries is 39.44 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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