Romania - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Romania was 8,958,400 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12,211,370 in 1976 and a minimum value of 8,958,400 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. 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 12,110,090
1961 12,080,580
1962 12,030,310
1963 11,977,240
1964 11,921,130
1965 11,857,240
1966 11,847,290
1967 11,948,120
1968 12,012,950
1969 12,041,100
1970 12,085,640
1971 12,109,570
1972 12,122,300
1973 12,121,990
1974 12,128,720
1975 12,173,330
1976 12,211,370
1977 12,196,030
1978 12,150,360
1979 12,070,680
1980 11,995,460
1981 11,929,130
1982 11,821,710
1983 11,698,730
1984 11,571,300
1985 11,459,410
1986 11,348,030
1987 11,228,470
1988 11,116,100
1989 11,000,770
1990 10,854,510
1991 10,596,630
1992 10,433,630
1993 10,454,260
1994 10,473,630
1995 10,487,170
1996 10,491,600
1997 10,495,950
1998 10,508,450
1999 10,526,350
2000 10,547,300
2001 10,434,780
2002 10,261,140
2003 10,158,920
2004 10,073,100
2005 9,983,156
2006 9,896,426
2007 9,723,952
2008 9,536,351
2009 9,430,554
2010 9,348,183
2011 9,275,922
2012 9,231,911
2013 9,205,089
2014 9,178,039
2015 9,137,513
2016 9,082,775
2017 9,022,782
2018 8,958,400

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Romania was 46.00 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 years was 65.79 in 1960, while its lowest value was 45.77 in 1992.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 65.79
1961 65.11
1962 64.41
1963 63.72
1964 63.01
1965 62.30
1966 61.66
1967 61.17
1968 60.67
1969 60.18
1970 59.68
1971 59.18
1972 58.68
1973 58.18
1974 57.68
1975 57.17
1976 56.66
1977 56.06
1978 55.35
1979 54.64
1980 53.93
1981 53.22
1982 52.51
1983 51.79
1984 51.07
1985 50.36
1986 49.64
1987 48.93
1988 48.21
1989 47.50
1990 46.78
1991 46.07
1992 45.77
1993 45.93
1994 46.08
1995 46.23
1996 46.38
1997 46.54
1998 46.69
1999 46.84
2000 47.00
2001 47.15
2002 47.22
2003 47.09
2004 46.96
2005 46.83
2006 46.70
2007 46.56
2008 46.43
2009 46.30
2010 46.17
2011 46.04
2012 46.03
2013 46.06
2014 46.10
2015 46.11
2016 46.10
2017 46.06
2018 46.00

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization