Tanzania - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Tanzania was 37,613,490 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37,613,490 in 2016 and a minimum value of 9,545,998 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 9,545,998
1961 9,813,857
1962 10,091,270
1963 10,378,130
1964 10,674,060
1965 10,979,010
1966 11,292,610
1967 11,615,400
1968 11,917,430
1969 12,222,490
1970 12,537,220
1971 12,861,620
1972 13,194,060
1973 13,530,970
1974 13,867,190
1975 14,199,140
1976 14,524,500
1977 14,844,000
1978 15,157,590
1979 15,548,970
1980 15,963,820
1981 16,390,170
1982 16,826,460
1983 17,271,300
1984 17,721,250
1985 18,175,590
1986 18,630,080
1987 19,086,590
1988 19,553,320
1989 20,082,340
1990 20,651,810
1991 21,260,420
1992 21,901,990
1993 22,556,900
1994 23,197,480
1995 23,805,930
1996 24,375,870
1997 24,916,870
1998 25,445,390
1999 25,985,050
2000 26,553,260
2001 27,154,590
2002 27,785,590
2003 28,377,800
2004 28,984,690
2005 29,619,000
2006 30,281,980
2007 30,972,820
2008 31,684,130
2009 32,408,810
2010 33,138,430
2011 33,871,430
2012 34,606,950
2013 35,346,370
2014 36,093,770
2015 36,849,580
2016 37,613,490

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Tanzania was 67.68 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 94.75 in 1960, while its lowest value was 67.68 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.

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Year Value
1960 94.75
1961 94.61
1962 94.45
1963 94.30
1964 94.14
1965 93.97
1966 93.80
1967 93.63
1968 93.20
1969 92.69
1970 92.15
1971 91.57
1972 90.95
1973 90.30
1974 89.60
1975 88.85
1976 88.06
1977 87.23
1978 86.34
1979 85.86
1980 85.45
1981 85.02
1982 84.59
1983 84.15
1984 83.70
1985 83.23
1986 82.76
1987 82.28
1988 81.78
1989 81.44
1990 81.12
1991 80.79
1992 80.46
1993 80.13
1994 79.80
1995 79.46
1996 79.11
1997 78.76
1998 78.41
1999 78.05
2000 77.69
2001 77.33
2002 76.96
2003 76.39
2004 75.78
2005 75.16
2006 74.52
2007 73.88
2008 73.22
2009 72.56
2010 71.89
2011 71.20
2012 70.51
2013 69.80
2014 69.10
2015 68.39
2016 67.68

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization