Chile - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Chile was 1,879,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,475,242 in 1960 and a minimum value of 1,879,000 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. 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 2,475,242
1961 2,467,556
1962 2,461,756
1963 2,454,791
1964 2,446,639
1965 2,437,561
1966 2,427,231
1967 2,415,627
1968 2,402,188
1969 2,386,729
1970 2,368,762
1971 2,349,377
1972 2,327,614
1973 2,304,058
1974 2,278,883
1975 2,252,306
1976 2,224,595
1977 2,196,012
1978 2,166,745
1979 2,137,102
1980 2,107,225
1981 2,077,397
1982 2,056,298
1983 2,071,416
1984 2,087,200
1985 2,103,986
1986 2,121,860
1987 2,140,657
1988 2,160,026
1989 2,179,356
1990 2,198,392
1991 2,217,040
1992 2,229,863
1993 2,218,918
1994 2,206,887
1995 2,193,681
1996 2,179,413
1997 2,164,009
1998 2,147,750
1999 2,130,524
2000 2,112,780
2001 2,094,427
2002 2,075,509
2003 2,057,074
2004 2,038,948
2005 2,021,246
2006 2,004,197
2007 1,987,707
2008 1,971,712
2009 1,956,483
2010 1,942,098
2011 1,928,266
2012 1,915,162
2013 1,902,584
2014 1,890,656
2015 1,879,000

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Chile was 10.47 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 32.16 in 1960, while its lowest value was 10.47 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 32.16
1961 31.34
1962 30.57
1963 29.80
1964 29.05
1965 28.30
1966 27.57
1967 26.85
1968 26.15
1969 25.45
1970 24.77
1971 24.12
1972 23.47
1973 22.84
1974 22.22
1975 21.61
1976 21.02
1977 20.44
1978 19.86
1979 19.31
1980 18.76
1981 18.22
1982 17.77
1983 17.64
1984 17.51
1985 17.38
1986 17.25
1987 17.12
1988 16.99
1989 16.86
1990 16.73
1991 16.60
1992 16.44
1993 16.10
1994 15.78
1995 15.46
1996 15.14
1997 14.83
1998 14.52
1999 14.22
2000 13.93
2001 13.64
2002 13.35
2003 13.08
2004 12.81
2005 12.56
2006 12.31
2007 12.07
2008 11.85
2009 11.63
2010 11.41
2011 11.21
2012 11.01
2013 10.83
2014 10.64
2015 10.47

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization