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Rural Population (As % of Total) fell 0.490% to 52.6% in Philippines in 2020

Rural Population (As % of Total) (%), 2020
Society | Philippines | August 2, 2021
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Rural population as a share of total population fell 0.490% to 52.6% in Philippines in 2020, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, rural population as a share of total population in Philippines reached an all time high of 69.7% in 1960 and an all time low of 52.6% in 2020.

Philippines has been ranked 51st within the group of 170 countries we follow in terms of rural population as a share of total population, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Rural Population (As % of Total) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Australia % 14.4% 14.3% 14.2% 14.1% 14.0%
Cambodia % 78.2% 77.8% 77.4% 77.0% 76.6%
China % 45.7% 44.5% 43.3% 42.0% 40.8%
Hong Kong % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % 67.6% 67.2% 66.8% 66.4% 66.0%
Indonesia % 47.4% 46.7% 46.0% 45.3% 44.7%
Japan % 8.70% 8.62% 8.54% 8.47% 8.38%
Laos % 67.5% 66.9% 66.3% 65.6% 65.0%
Malaysia % 26.4% 25.8% 25.2% 24.6% 24.0%
Philippines % 53.9% 53.7% 53.5% 53.3% 53.1%
Russia % 26.1% 26.0% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6%
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 53.1% 52.3% 51.6% 50.8% 50.1%
USA % 18.5% 18.3% 18.1% 17.9% 17.7%
Vietnam % 66.9% 66.2% 65.5% 64.8% 64.1%