Description

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.

Value Range

From 0% in several countries to about 89% in Burundi.

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.RUR.TOTL.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Rural population (% of total population)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/SP.RUR.TOTL.ZS/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_658d519d973fecd8590e4677d7b28a49" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_658d519d973fecd8590e4677d7b28a49"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.RUR.TOTL.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.RUR.TOTL.ZS/