* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Rural population, percent of total population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 23.84 percent with a minumum of 17.94 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 30 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.