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Rural population, percent of total population, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 197 countries was 40.22 percent.The highest value was in Burundi: 86.97 percent and the lowest value was in Bermuda: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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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