St. Lucia - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in St. Lucia was 145,011 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 145,011 in 2016 and a minimum value of 70,605 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 70,605
1961 71,189
1962 71,886
1963 72,689
1964 73,560
1965 74,480
1966 75,461
1967 76,484
1968 77,500
1969 78,445
1970 79,258
1971 79,926
1972 80,460
1973 80,947
1974 81,466
1975 82,107
1976 82,889
1977 83,800
1978 84,766
1979 85,743
1980 86,673
1981 87,528
1982 88,337
1983 89,153
1984 90,061
1985 91,118
1986 92,342
1987 93,705
1988 95,110
1989 96,446
1990 97,629
1991 98,709
1992 100,243
1993 101,691
1994 103,176
1995 104,747
1996 106,441
1997 108,229
1998 110,034
1999 111,769
2000 113,358
2001 114,929
2002 117,699
2003 120,382
2004 123,095
2005 125,921
2006 128,905
2007 132,017
2008 135,154
2009 138,164
2010 140,739
2011 141,760
2012 142,578
2013 143,235
2014 143,824
2015 144,416
2016 145,011

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in St. Lucia was 81.46 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 81.55 in 2012, while its lowest value was 70.43 in 1991.

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 78.54
1961 78.30
1962 78.07
1963 77.83
1964 77.58
1965 77.34
1966 77.10
1967 76.85
1968 76.60
1969 76.35
1970 76.09
1971 75.84
1972 75.58
1973 75.32
1974 75.06
1975 74.80
1976 74.54
1977 74.27
1978 74.00
1979 73.73
1980 73.46
1981 73.19
1982 72.91
1983 72.64
1984 72.36
1985 72.08
1986 71.80
1987 71.51
1988 71.23
1989 70.94
1990 70.65
1991 70.43
1992 70.63
1993 70.83
1994 71.04
1995 71.24
1996 71.44
1997 71.63
1998 71.83
1999 72.03
2000 72.23
2001 72.53
2002 73.67
2003 74.78
2004 75.87
2005 76.92
2006 77.93
2007 78.92
2008 79.87
2009 80.79
2010 81.55
2011 81.55
2012 81.55
2013 81.54
2014 81.52
2015 81.50
2016 81.46

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization