* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Rural population, percent in South America:

The average for 2018 was 25.36 percent.The highest value was in Guyana: 73.39 percent and the lowest value was in Uruguay: 4.67 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Rural population, percent of total population, 2018
(percent, Source: The World Bank, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
Rural population, percent around the world
Rural population, percent in the European union
Rural population, percent in Europe
Rural population, percent in Asia
Rural population, percent in Africa
Rural population, percent in North America
Rural population, percent in Australia
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