Chad - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Chad was 10,883,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,883,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 2,801,572 in 1960.

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. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: The data on urban population shares used to estimate rural population come from the United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Total population figures are World Bank estimates.

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Year Value
1960 2,801,572
1961 2,848,287
1962 2,896,330
1963 2,945,057
1964 2,991,969
1965 3,032,605
1966 3,071,022
1967 3,107,586
1968 3,143,839
1969 3,182,029
1970 3,223,268
1971 3,268,429
1972 3,316,364
1973 3,366,119
1974 3,412,276
1975 3,452,386
1976 3,485,765
1977 3,513,887
1978 3,538,493
1979 3,599,412
1980 3,664,976
1981 3,735,711
1982 3,811,577
1983 3,894,135
1984 3,984,981
1985 4,085,375
1986 4,196,218
1987 4,317,305
1988 4,446,415
1989 4,580,687
1990 4,718,098
1991 4,858,043
1992 5,001,715
1993 5,152,985
1994 5,320,951
1995 5,498,173
1996 5,684,550
1997 5,880,054
1998 6,086,214
1999 6,305,165
2000 6,538,077
2001 6,786,197
2002 7,048,466
2003 7,320,529
2004 7,596,717
2005 7,873,022
2006 8,147,724
2007 8,422,242
2008 8,700,026
2009 8,985,814
2010 9,281,199
2011 9,586,936
2012 9,901,660
2013 10,223,870
2014 10,551,570
2015 10,883,000

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Chad was 77.53 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 93.31 in 1960, while its lowest value was 77.53 in 2015.

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.

Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 93.31
1961 93.04
1962 92.76
1963 92.47
1964 92.12
1965 91.59
1966 91.03
1967 90.44
1968 89.80
1969 89.14
1970 88.43
1971 87.69
1972 86.90
1973 86.12
1974 85.30
1975 84.43
1976 83.53
1977 82.59
1978 81.60
1979 81.41
1980 81.21
1981 81.02
1982 80.82
1983 80.62
1984 80.42
1985 80.22
1986 80.02
1987 79.81
1988 79.61
1989 79.40
1990 79.19
1991 78.98
1992 78.77
1993 78.59
1994 78.56
1995 78.53
1996 78.49
1997 78.46
1998 78.43
1999 78.40
2000 78.36
2001 78.33
2002 78.30
2003 78.27
2004 78.23
2005 78.20
2006 78.17
2007 78.13
2008 78.10
2009 78.07
2010 78.02
2011 77.95
2012 77.87
2013 77.77
2014 77.66
2015 77.53

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization