Nepal: Rural population, percent

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 Nepal

Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 78.99
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Nepal during that period was 89.67 percent with a minimum of 78.99 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 96.52 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 78.99 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 195 countries is 39.21 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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