Nepal - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Nepal was 23,477,490 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23,477,490 in 2016 and a minimum value of 9,712,818 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.

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Year Value
1960 9,712,818
1961 9,856,740
1962 10,009,130
1963 10,166,790
1964 10,331,790
1965 10,505,880
1966 10,689,930
1967 10,884,180
1968 11,088,230
1969 11,301,480
1970 11,523,290
1971 11,753,410
1972 11,974,700
1973 12,203,430
1974 12,439,240
1975 12,682,180
1976 12,931,750
1977 13,187,890
1978 13,450,580
1979 13,719,490
1980 13,994,470
1981 14,276,730
1982 14,574,660
1983 14,877,940
1984 15,183,160
1985 15,488,730
1986 15,791,190
1987 16,092,240
1988 16,401,230
1989 16,731,070
1990 17,089,330
1991 17,478,360
1992 17,878,460
1993 18,288,040
1994 18,688,180
1995 19,065,250
1996 19,413,620
1997 19,735,490
1998 20,031,040
1999 20,302,780
2000 20,552,270
2001 20,787,100
2002 21,062,440
2003 21,316,810
2004 21,545,680
2005 21,747,320
2006 21,919,820
2007 22,067,130
2008 22,200,010
2009 22,333,370
2010 22,477,300
2011 22,636,170
2012 22,806,210
2013 22,982,380
2014 23,156,230
2015 23,321,920
2016 23,477,490

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Nepal was 81.01 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 96.52 in 1960, while its lowest value was 81.01 in 2016.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 96.52
1961 96.43
1962 96.39
1963 96.35
1964 96.31
1965 96.26
1966 96.22
1967 96.18
1968 96.13
1969 96.09
1970 96.04
1971 96.00
1972 95.80
1973 95.60
1974 95.39
1975 95.17
1976 94.94
1977 94.70
1978 94.45
1979 94.18
1980 93.91
1981 93.62
1982 93.38
1983 93.14
1984 92.88
1985 92.61
1986 92.34
1987 92.06
1988 91.76
1989 91.46
1990 91.15
1991 90.82
1992 90.42
1993 90.00
1994 89.56
1995 89.11
1996 88.63
1997 88.15
1998 87.64
1999 87.11
2000 86.57
2001 86.03
2002 85.74
2003 85.44
2004 85.13
2005 84.82
2006 84.50
2007 84.18
2008 83.85
2009 83.52
2010 83.18
2011 82.83
2012 82.48
2013 82.12
2014 81.76
2015 81.39
2016 81.01

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization