Colombia - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Colombia was 9,543,470 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,323,160 in 1999 and a minimum value of 8,628,136 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: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 8,628,136
1961 8,664,634
1962 8,692,945
1963 8,712,030
1964 8,719,182
1965 8,834,571
1966 8,948,306
1967 9,055,427
1968 9,153,304
1969 9,240,440
1970 9,314,830
1971 9,375,896
1972 9,424,700
1973 9,465,379
1974 9,507,860
1975 9,552,562
1976 9,596,426
1977 9,639,782
1978 9,681,265
1979 9,719,757
1980 9,754,661
1981 9,786,596
1982 9,815,122
1983 9,839,491
1984 9,859,109
1985 9,873,713
1986 9,915,878
1987 9,966,622
1988 10,013,910
1989 10,059,230
1990 10,102,580
1991 10,144,720
1992 10,183,920
1993 10,220,690
1994 10,252,810
1995 10,279,220
1996 10,298,710
1997 10,312,930
1998 10,320,770
1999 10,323,160
2000 10,320,830
2001 10,313,980
2002 10,301,820
2003 10,283,440
2004 10,258,120
2005 10,225,220
2006 10,185,480
2007 10,140,110
2008 10,088,360
2009 10,029,830
2010 9,965,274
2011 9,892,910
2012 9,813,908
2013 9,736,063
2014 9,668,612
2015 9,616,282
2016 9,582,253
2017 9,562,114
2018 9,543,470

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Colombia was 19.22 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 years was 53.73 in 1960, while its lowest value was 19.22 in 2018.

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 the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 53.73
1961 52.30
1962 50.86
1963 49.42
1964 47.97
1965 47.18
1966 46.41
1967 45.65
1968 44.88
1969 44.12
1970 43.37
1971 42.61
1972 41.86
1973 41.11
1974 40.39
1975 39.69
1976 39.00
1977 38.31
1978 37.62
1979 36.94
1980 36.26
1981 35.59
1982 34.93
1983 34.27
1984 33.61
1985 32.97
1986 32.43
1987 31.95
1988 31.47
1989 30.99
1990 30.52
1991 30.05
1992 29.59
1993 29.13
1994 28.67
1995 28.22
1996 27.78
1997 27.34
1998 26.90
1999 26.47
2000 26.04
2001 25.62
2002 25.20
2003 24.79
2004 24.38
2005 23.98
2006 23.58
2007 23.18
2008 22.80
2009 22.41
2010 22.04
2011 21.67
2012 21.30
2013 20.94
2014 20.59
2015 20.24
2016 19.89
2017 19.55
2018 19.22

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization