Sri Lanka's Rural population(Comparison Chart)

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Sri Lanka's Rural population (Transition,Comparison)

Let's get to know "Sri Lanka's Rural population" using Graphs and Charts.

What does "Rural population" mean?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.

Sri Lanka's Rural population(2021)

Sri Lanka's latest "Rural population" is 17,857,000.(2021's Research)

Sri Lanka's latest Rural population(2021)
CountryRural population
Sri Lanka17,857,000

※ Details
The newest updated about survey by for 2021.
(Confirmed on April 28, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Sri Lanka's Rural population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "17,857,000" Rural population in Sri Lanka changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Rural population" in Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Rural population" with over 270 statistics for Sri Lanka.

Changes in the global ranking of Sri Lanka's "Rural population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Sri Lanka's "Rural population".

The entire history of Sri Lanka's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Sri Lanka is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Sri Lanka's "Rural population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Sri Lanka' Rural population graph above.

Transition Chart Of Sri Lanka's Rural population(1960 - 2021)

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Rural population

Also below is a list of "Sri Lanka's Rural population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Sri Lanka's Rural population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Rural population8,252,001.008,433,914.008,617,878.008,804,836.009,003,960.009,209,759.009,422,398.009,640,410.009,860,219.0010,077,339.0010,288,499.0010,491,839.0010,688,354.0010,880,452.0011,072,127.0011,265,877.0011,462,832.0011,661,588.0011,859,346.0012,052,331.0012,238,116.0012,420,477.0012,608,682.0012,792,947.0012,977,443.0013,165,389.0013,357,303.0013,551,173.0013,744,584.0013,933,279.0014,114,441.0014,288,112.0014,454,800.0014,610,702.0014,751,884.0014,875,635.0014,979,993.0015,067,267.0015,146,671.0015,229,986.0015,326,278.0015,438,591.0015,564,707.0015,699,502.0015,835,620.0015,967,669.0016,093,973.0016,216,506.0016,335,508.0016,452,578.0016,568,833.0016,683,868.0016,708,467.0016,838,942.0016,992,664.0017,141,717.0017,320,519.0017,501,735.0017,666,251.0017,750,912.0017,817,298.0017,857,000.00

Looking at the above graph of "Sri Lanka's Rural population", we can see that the data for 2021, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 39702 more than the previous year, 2020, which means "Rural population" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1960, the year with the lowest data "Rural population", there is a 2.16-fold difference, showing how "Rural population" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Rural population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Sri Lanka (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Sri Lanka vs USA )

How high or low is "Sri Lanka's Rural population"?

Comparing Rural population in Sri Lanka, Niger and Burkina Faso

First, let's compare "Rural population" in Niger and Burkina Faso, which have the world's closest populations to Sri Lanka.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Rural population(Sri Lanka vs Niger vs Burkina Faso )

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A chart comparing Rural population in Niger and Burkina Faso, which have similar populations to Sri Lanka.
CountryPopulationRural population
Sri Lanka22,008,00017,857,000
Burkina Faso21,497,00014,781,000

Looking at the table above comparing Rural population, we see that

Sri Lanka VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Rural population" in Sri Lanka with that in USA and China and Japan.

Bar graph showing "Rural population" in Sri Lanka compared to USA and China and Japan

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A chart comparing "Rural population" in USA and China and Japan and Sri Lanka.
CountryPopulationRural population
United States of America331,353,00056,751,000
Sri Lanka22,008,00017,857,000

From the above bar graph, we can see that "Sri Lanka's Rural population" data is lower than that of China and United States of America.

In addition, when compared to China, the difference is only 29.5 times that of Sri Lanka, indicating that China and Sri Lanka are very close countries in terms of "Rural population" data.

Compare Sri Lanka more with other countries

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Where does Sri Lanka rank in the world in terms of the "Rural population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Sri Lanka ranks in the world's "Rural population".

Sri Lanka ranks 31st in the world in "Rural population"

First, let's take a look at "Sri Lanka's Rural population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Rural population" ranking chart.

The world Rural population ranking chart:Sri Lanka ranks 31st
RankCountryRural population
28South Africa19,305,000
31Sri Lanka17,857,000

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Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Rural population", Sri Lanka ranks 31st out of 202 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Sri Lanka is one of the top fifty countries in the world with a relatively high level of "Rural population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Rural population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Rural population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Rural population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

World Average vs Sri Lanka vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Rural population" with Sri Lanka.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Rural population(World Average vs Sri Lanka vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Rural population in Sri Lanka with the world median (2,111,000) and average (16,794,241)
CountryRural population
Sri Lanka17,857,000

※ Details

From the table here, we can see that "Sri Lanka's Rural population" is close to the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 2,111,000, we can see that Sri Lanka's Rural population "17857000" is higher (8.46 times) than the median.

License and DataSet
Title"Sri Lanka's Rural population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Sri Lanka's Rural population"

What is the latest data on "Rural population" in Sri Lanka?The latest "Rural population" in Sri Lanka that we can find in 2022 is 17,857,000. This data is from the 2021 survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Rural population" in Sri Lanka increase from the previous year?It has increased by 0.22% from the previous year (2020). And "Rural population" in the previous year is 17,817,298.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that Sri Lanka's "Rural population" was at its highest?The year 2021 was the highest year. (17,857,000.00)
When was the last year that Sri Lanka's "Rural population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (8,252,001.00)
How many times higher is "Sri Lanka's Rural population" than in Japan?"Sri Lanka's Rural population" is 1.75 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Sri Lanka's ranking in the world for "Rural population"?Sri Lanka is ranked 31st in the world.View the world ranking table of "Rural population".
Which countries have a similar "Rural population" to Sri Lanka?Germany (18,681,000) and Madagascar (17,282,000) have very similar data.
How many times is "Rural population" in Sri Lanka compared to the world average?It is 1.06 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Sri Lanka's Rural population higher than the world median? It is 8.46 times higher than the world median.