Myanmar Rural Population 1960-2023

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.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2022 was 36,965,999, a 0.23% increase from 2021.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2021 was 36,879,663, a 0.25% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2020 was 36,786,680, a 0.3% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar rural population for 2019 was 36,676,246, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Myanmar Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 36,965,999 68.23 0.23%
2021 36,879,663 68.55 0.25%
2020 36,786,680 68.86 0.30%
2019 36,676,246 69.15 0.31%
2018 36,561,274 69.42 0.35%
2017 36,433,470 69.68 0.42%
2016 36,282,093 69.92 0.47%
2015 36,111,872 70.14 0.51%
2014 35,929,459 70.35 0.56%
2013 35,728,854 70.54 0.58%
2012 35,521,331 70.73 0.58%
2011 35,316,765 70.93 0.55%
2010 35,124,401 71.12 0.50%
2009 34,950,742 71.31 0.32%
2008 34,838,171 71.49 0.32%
2007 34,726,324 71.68 0.48%
2006 34,560,081 71.87 0.50%
2005 34,387,390 72.05 0.55%
2004 34,197,293 72.24 0.62%
2003 33,984,919 72.43 0.70%
2002 33,748,830 72.61 0.75%
2001 33,495,112 72.79 0.79%
2000 33,231,598 72.98 0.85%
1999 32,951,110 73.16 0.93%
1998 32,646,835 73.34 0.98%
1997 32,327,369 73.52 1.01%
1996 32,001,720 73.70 1.02%
1995 31,678,166 73.88 1.03%
1994 31,352,323 74.05 1.07%
1993 31,019,874 74.23 1.09%
1992 30,683,820 74.41 1.13%
1991 30,340,355 74.58 1.20%
1990 29,977,223 74.76 1.30%
1989 29,589,817 74.93 1.35%
1988 29,191,626 75.10 1.42%
1987 28,780,402 75.28 1.52%
1986 28,347,579 75.45 1.63%
1985 27,889,059 75.62 1.75%
1984 27,404,818 75.79 1.83%
1983 26,907,561 75.96 1.88%
1982 26,406,797 76.01 1.82%
1981 25,929,814 76.02 1.90%
1980 25,443,029 76.03 1.93%
1979 24,957,024 76.04 1.94%
1978 24,476,506 76.05 1.97%
1977 23,999,796 76.06 1.95%
1976 23,536,176 76.07 1.93%
1975 23,085,318 76.08 1.96%
1974 22,637,356 76.09 1.98%
1973 22,193,961 76.10 1.74%
1972 21,811,976 76.39 1.75%
1971 21,434,497 76.79 1.79%
1970 21,055,149 77.17 1.82%
1969 20,674,693 77.55 1.85%
1968 20,295,394 77.93 1.87%
1967 19,919,288 78.30 1.86%
1966 19,552,201 78.67 1.85%
1965 19,193,677 79.03 1.83%
1964 18,844,742 79.39 1.80%
1963 18,508,434 79.74 1.79%
1962 18,180,192 80.09 1.78%
1961 17,858,849 80.43 1.77%
1960 17,544,676 80.77 %