United Kingdom: Rural population, percent

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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United Kingdom: Rural population, percent of total population, 1960 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1960 to 2020. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 20.84 percent with a minimum of 16.1 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 22.97 percent in 1971. The latest value from 2020 is 16.1 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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