Spain 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.
  • Spain rural population for 2022 was 8,902,107, a 0.89% decline from 2021.
  • Spain rural population for 2021 was 8,982,440, a 1.18% decline from 2020.
  • Spain rural population for 2020 was 9,089,469, a 0.78% decline from 2019.
  • Spain rural population for 2019 was 9,160,656, a 0.53% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,793,519
Italy 16,681,796
Poland 14,974,307
France 12,561,983
United Kingdom 10,448,880
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,902,107
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,288
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,510,274
Portugal 3,385,528
Czech Republic 2,697,096
Hungary 2,657,928
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,272,064
Greece 2,075,584
Ireland 1,822,006
Croatia 1,610,240
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,398
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 933,093
Lithuania 893,387
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,690
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,177
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 592,511
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 408,688
Belgium 215,535
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 76,599
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 52,836
Seychelles 41,629
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 26,825
Iceland 22,945
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Spain Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 8,902,107 18.70 -0.90%
2021 8,982,440 18.94 -1.18%
2020 9,089,469 19.19 -0.78%
2019 9,160,656 19.44 -0.53%
2018 9,209,330 19.68 -0.78%
2017 9,281,373 19.92 -0.96%
2016 9,371,187 20.16 -1.09%
2015 9,473,817 20.40 -1.23%
2014 9,590,865 20.63 -1.42%
2013 9,728,205 20.87 -1.43%
2012 9,868,179 21.10 -1.01%
2011 9,968,815 21.33 -0.72%
2010 10,041,047 21.56 -0.61%
2009 10,102,486 21.79 -0.18%
2008 10,120,932 22.02 0.53%
2007 10,067,486 22.26 0.79%
2006 9,988,509 22.50 0.63%
2005 9,925,418 22.74 0.64%
2004 9,862,593 22.98 0.67%
2003 9,796,815 23.22 0.76%
2002 9,722,744 23.47 0.61%
2001 9,663,982 23.66 0.35%
2000 9,630,000 23.74 0.11%
1999 9,619,750 23.82 0.07%
1998 9,613,419 23.90 0.08%
1997 9,606,162 23.98 0.08%
1996 9,598,296 24.06 0.08%
1995 9,590,975 24.14 0.10%
1994 9,581,167 24.23 0.14%
1993 9,567,936 24.31 0.18%
1992 9,550,559 24.39 0.15%
1991 9,535,852 24.47 -0.47%
1990 9,580,406 24.65 -0.81%
1989 9,658,018 24.87 -0.75%
1988 9,730,502 25.10 -0.69%
1987 9,797,703 25.33 -0.64%
1986 9,860,687 25.56 -0.60%
1985 9,920,133 25.79 -0.53%
1984 9,972,794 26.02 -0.48%
1983 10,020,407 26.25 -0.40%
1982 10,060,595 26.49 -0.29%
1981 10,089,484 26.72 -1.11%
1980 10,201,721 27.21 -1.48%
1979 10,353,322 27.84 -1.37%
1978 10,496,542 28.47 -1.27%
1977 10,631,094 29.12 -1.19%
1976 10,757,865 29.77 -1.14%
1975 10,881,129 30.43 -1.09%
1974 11,000,753 31.10 -1.06%
1973 11,118,088 31.78 -1.02%
1972 11,232,265 32.46 -1.01%
1971 11,346,103 33.15 -1.21%
1970 11,484,091 33.96 -1.59%
1969 11,668,253 34.89 -1.67%
1968 11,865,098 35.83 -1.32%
1967 12,022,749 36.79 -1.35%
1966 12,186,583 37.75 -1.52%
1965 12,373,341 38.72 -1.41%
1964 12,549,483 39.70 -1.47%
1963 12,735,859 40.69 -1.55%
1962 12,934,262 41.69 -1.46%
1961 13,124,738 42.70 -0.78%
1960 13,227,520 43.43 %