* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Rural population, percent of total population, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 196 countries was 39.44 percent.The highest value was in Papua New Guinea: 86.65 percent and the lowest value was in Bermuda: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
86.65
86.29
85.58
83.37
82.57
82.57
82.11
81.29
81.16
79.42
78.31
77.07
76.90
76.48
75.83
75.77
75.57
75.33
75.05
74.47
73.97
73.21
72.49
72.00
70.97
70.62
69.39
68.86
68.81
67.76
65.07
64.77
64.75
63.71
63.46
63.14
63.13
62.93
62.83
62.66
62.09
61.82
61.47
59.33
59.24
57.80
57.68
57.60
57.22
57.20
57.15
57.08
56.30
56.09
55.80
55.37
54.36
53.97
53.86
52.59
51.88
51.58
50.98
49.58
48.57
48.29
48.16
48.04
47.97
47.91
47.48
46.97
46.79
46.24
45.81
44.88
44.67
44.53
44.41
43.69
43.60
43.55
43.36
42.91
42.75
42.65
42.45
42.45
42.44
42.33
41.64
41.52
41.25
40.99
40.55
39.96
38.57
37.89
37.82
37.62
37.42
36.69
36.47
36.35
35.99
35.83
33.85
33.69
33.35
33.18
33.17
32.65
32.51
32.17
31.95
31.68
31.59
31.34
30.77
30.43
30.39
29.88
29.12
29.11
28.96
28.91
28.48
28.06
26.90
26.56
26.27
26.08
25.94
25.65
25.25
24.31
24.13
23.90
23.28
22.84
22.55
22.54
21.94
21.75
21.70
20.52
20.28
19.31
19.27
19.23
19.19
19.02
19.01
18.59
18.58
18.44
17.46
17.34
17.03
16.75
16.10
15.71
14.48
13.76
13.72
13.30
12.95
12.93
12.27
12.08
12.02
11.88
11.72
11.07
10.49
9.91
8.58
8.55
8.22
7.89
7.76
7.41
6.42
6.10
5.26
4.49
2.50
1.92
0.76
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
21.7
43.3
65
86.65


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