Average annual rate of change of the rural share of the population

percent, 1950–2050

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    1950 Ranking
    1. Western Sahara 8.56
    2. Israel 6.24
    3. Jordan 5.19
    4. Hong Kong 4.64
    5. Andorra 4.50
    6. Qatar 4.44
    7. Mayotte 3.77
    8. Guyana 3.32
    9. Brunei 3.30
    10. Trinidad and Tobago 3.25
    11. Belize 3.22
    12. Philippines 3.11
    13. Micronesia 3.10
    14. Costa Rica 3.01
    15. Suriname 2.95
    16. Zimbabwe 2.86
    17. Rwanda 2.84
    18. Aruba 2.80
    19. Morocco 2.69
    20. Vanuatu 2.65
    21. Niger 2.61
    22. Kenya 2.59
    23. Macau 2.58
    24. Cambodia 2.57
    25. Botswana 2.56
    26. Tonga 2.56
    27. Uganda 2.54
    28. Bangladesh 2.49
    29. Tanzania 2.48
    30. Mauritius 2.46
    31. Paraguay 2.41
    32. Tajikistan 2.41
    33. Dominican Republic 2.38
    34. Thailand 2.38
    35. Solomon Islands 2.37
    36. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 2.36
    37. Nicaragua 2.36
    38. Bhutan 2.34
    39. Honduras 2.27
    40. Fiji 2.26
    41. Swaziland 2.26
    42. Sudan 2.26
    43. Laos 2.25
    44. Vietnam 2.21
    45. Guinea Bissau 2.18
    46. Syria 2.17
    47. Wallis and Futuna 2.15
    48. Mauritania 2.14
    49. Gambia 2.07
    50. Reunion 2.04
    51. Guatemala 2.00
    52. Uzbekistan 2.00
    53. Turkmenistan 1.99
    54. Malaysia 1.98
    55. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.90
    56. Madagascar 1.85
    57. Ecuador 1.83
    58. Burundi 1.81
    59. Martinique 1.81
    60. Panama 1.81
    61. Zambia 1.80
    62. Malawi 1.80
    63. Iraq 1.78
    64. Ivory Coast 1.78
    65. Moldova 1.77
    66. Ghana 1.75
    67. Ethiopia 1.73
    68. El Salvador 1.72
    69. Sri Lanka 1.71
    70. Samoa 1.69
    71. Congo (Kinshasa) 1.69
    72. Eritrea 1.67
    73. Senegal 1.66
    74. Egypt 1.63
    75. Turkey 1.62
    76. Bolivia 1.61
    77. Comoros 1.59
    78. Curacao 1.59
    79. Slovakia 1.59
    80. Montenegro 1.58
    81. Chad 1.58
    82. Cape Verde 1.58
    83. South Africa 1.57
    84. Iran 1.57
    85. Burma (Myanmar) 1.56
    86. Mexico 1.56
    87. Peru 1.55
    88. Namibia 1.55
    89. Cuba 1.55
    90. India 1.53
    91. China 1.53
    92. Angola 1.53
    93. Kiribati 1.52
    94. Indonesia 1.49
    95. Nepal 1.48
    96. Tunisia 1.48
    97. Brazil 1.47
    98. Mozambique 1.46
    99. Lebanon 1.45
    100. New Zealand 1.44
    101. Palau 1.43
    102. Somalia 1.42
    103. Kazakhstan 1.41
    104. Haiti 1.38
    105. Maldives 1.38
    106. Liechtenstein 1.38
    107. Northern Mariana Islands 1.37
    108. Saudi Arabia 1.37
    109. Barbados 1.35
    110. Lesotho 1.35
    111. Seychelles 1.33
    112. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1.33
    113. French Polynesia 1.30
    114. Cameroon 1.28
    115. Congo (Brazzaville) 1.26
    116. Timor Leste 1.24
    117. Afghanistan 1.21
    118. Algeria 1.19
    119. South Korea 1.15
    120. Antigua and Barbuda 1.13
    121. Montserrat 1.12
    122. Papua New Guinea 1.12
    123. Azerbaijan 1.12
    124. Pakistan 1.11
    125. Channel Islands 1.10
    126. Norway 1.08
    127. Venezuela 1.07
    128. South Sudan 1.05
    129. Liberia 1.04
    130. Albania 1.04
    131. Libya 1.03
    132. Guinea 1.02
    133. Tuvalu 0.98
    134. Colombia 0.97
    135. Burkina Faso 0.97
    136. Nigeria 0.94
    137. Oman 0.91
    138. Armenia 0.91
    139. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.90
    140. Grenada 0.85
    141. Dominica 0.82
    142. Georgia 0.67
    143. Saint Lucia 0.64
    144. Kyrgyzstan 0.64
    145. Jamaica 0.63
    146. Mali 0.60
    147. Bahamas 0.60
    148. Togo 0.60
    149. British Virgin Islands 0.54
    150. Turks and Caicos 0.51
    151. Djibouti 0.50
    152. Tokelau 0.50
    153. Serbia 0.48
    154. United Kingdom 0.48
    155. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.47
    156. San Marino 0.46
    157. Central African Republic 0.44
    158. Hungary 0.42
    159. Sierra Leone 0.41
    160. Netherlands 0.40
    161. Kuwait 0.37
    162. Greenland 0.36
    163. Saint Helena 0.34
    164. Poland 0.30
    165. Cyprus 0.27
    166. Cook Islands 0.26
    167. Caribbean Netherlands 0.23
    168. Australia 0.22
    169. Yemen 0.22
    170. Greece 0.21
    171. Canada 0.12
    172. Mongolia 0.11
    173. Niue 0.10
    174. West Bank and Gaza 0.07
    175. Uruguay 0.06
    176. Portugal 0.05
    177. Switzerland 0.04
    178. French Guiana 0.03
    179. Benin 0.03
    180. Romania -0.02
    181. Faroe Islands -0.10
    182. Luxembourg -0.11
    183. Equatorial Guinea -0.14
    184. United States -0.16
    185. Russia -0.19
    186. Slovenia -0.20
    187. Marshall Islands -0.22
    188. Austria -0.25
    189. Gabon -0.25
    190. Czech Republic -0.26
    191. Denmark -0.26
    192. Spain -0.26
    193. Croatia -0.31
    194. Chile -0.34
    195. Puerto Rico -0.37
    196. Falkland Islands -0.42
    197. American Samoa -0.42
    198. Italy -0.49
    199. Ukraine -0.50
    200. Latvia -0.52
    201. Bulgaria -0.54
    202. Guam -0.57
    203. Belarus -0.57
    204. Germany -0.59
    205. Estonia -0.61
    206. France -0.63
    207. Argentina -0.67
    208. Belgium -0.68
    209. Saint Thomas and Principe -0.70
    210. New Caledonia -0.78
    211. Japan -0.83
    212. Lithuania -1.06
    213. Iceland -1.16
    214. Finland -1.17
    215. Ireland -1.33
    216. Sweden -1.48
    217. Isle of Man -1.53
    218. Malta -1.64
    219. Guadeloupe -1.67
    220. United Arab Emirates -2.68
    221. Saint Pierre and Miquelon -3.17
    222. Bahrain -4.60
    2050 Ranking
    1. Niger 2.35
    2. Burundi 1.60
    3. Zambia 1.55
    4. Uganda 1.43
    5. Malawi 1.37
    6. Mali 1.33
    7. Chad 1.24
    8. Tanzania 1.15
    9. Gambia 1.15
    10. Comoros 1.01
    11. Nigeria 1.00
    12. Somalia 0.94
    13. Mozambique 0.91
    14. Equatorial Guinea 0.88
    15. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.84
    16. Madagascar 0.83
    17. Burkina Faso 0.82
    18. Angola 0.79
    19. South Sudan 0.78
    20. Guinea Bissau 0.74
    21. Vanuatu 0.73
    22. Kenya 0.71
    23. Mayotte 0.70
    24. Timor Leste 0.68
    25. Solomon Islands 0.68
    26. Senegal 0.61
    27. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.59
    28. Eritrea 0.57
    29. Papua New Guinea 0.53
    30. Togo 0.53
    31. Ivory Coast 0.52
    32. Cameroon 0.50
    33. Liberia 0.50
    34. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.49
    35. Gabon 0.46
    36. Swaziland 0.41
    37. Ethiopia 0.40
    38. Rwanda 0.40
    39. French Guiana 0.39
    40. Sudan 0.38
    41. Belize 0.31
    42. Tajikistan 0.30
    43. Benin 0.30
    44. Guinea 0.28
    45. Iraq 0.25
    46. Mauritania 0.23
    47. West Bank and Gaza 0.22
    48. Guatemala 0.20
    49. Zimbabwe 0.15
    50. Central African Republic 0.14
    51. Samoa 0.12
    52. Kuwait 0.12
    53. Tonga 0.03
    54. Kiribati 0.03
    55. Tuvalu -0.01
    56. Liechtenstein -0.01
    57. Wallis and Futuna -0.06
    58. Afghanistan -0.09
    59. Sierra Leone -0.13
    60. Montserrat -0.13
    61. Ghana -0.13
    62. Antigua and Barbuda -0.13
    63. Israel -0.19
    64. Micronesia -0.23
    65. Cambodia -0.24
    66. Maldives -0.24
    67. New Caledonia -0.27
    68. Lesotho -0.28
    69. Australia -0.28
    70. Philippines -0.29
    71. United Arab Emirates -0.29
    72. Tokelau -0.30
    73. Jordan -0.32
    74. Yemen -0.33
    75. Honduras -0.34
    76. Namibia -0.35
    77. Djibouti -0.37
    78. Saint Lucia -0.42
    79. Saint Kitts and Nevis -0.42
    80. Botswana -0.42
    81. Bolivia -0.44
    82. Kyrgyzstan -0.44
    83. Egypt -0.45
    84. Syria -0.45
    85. Paraguay -0.46
    86. Bhutan -0.47
    87. Switzerland -0.48
    88. Barbados -0.49
    89. Nepal -0.51
    90. Channel Islands -0.51
    91. Laos -0.51
    92. Guam -0.51
    93. Palau -0.53
    94. Sweden -0.53
    95. Panama -0.56
    96. Bahamas -0.57
    97. Cape Verde -0.59
    98. Isle of Man -0.59
    99. Ecuador -0.60
    100. Norway -0.61
    101. Marshall Islands -0.62
    102. Venezuela -0.63
    103. Cook Islands -0.63
    104. Bahrain -0.63
    105. British Virgin Islands -0.64
    106. Malaysia -0.64
    107. Saudi Arabia -0.64
    108. French Polynesia -0.65
    109. Reunion -0.66
    110. Canada -0.66
    111. Saint Helena -0.67
    112. New Zealand -0.69
    113. Pakistan -0.69
    114. Niue -0.69
    115. Luxembourg -0.70
    116. Western Sahara -0.71
    117. United States -0.71
    118. Ireland -0.72
    119. Algeria -0.73
    120. Andorra -0.74
    121. Iceland -0.75
    122. Haiti -0.75
    123. Sri Lanka -0.76
    124. Peru -0.76
    125. Argentina -0.76
    126. Brunei -0.76
    127. Faroe Islands -0.77
    128. Mongolia -0.77
    129. India -0.79
    130. South Africa -0.82
    131. Libya -0.83
    132. Iran -0.83
    133. Denmark -0.83
    134. Nicaragua -0.84
    135. United Kingdom -0.85
    136. Qatar -0.86
    137. Saint Vincent and Grenadines -0.86
    138. Kazakhstan -0.87
    139. Dominican Republic -0.88
    140. Colombia -0.89
    141. Bangladesh -0.89
    142. Morocco -0.89
    143. Belgium -0.90
    144. Cyprus -0.90
    145. Suriname -0.91
    146. Seychelles -0.92
    147. Turkey -0.93
    148. Mexico -0.94
    149. France -0.95
    150. Indonesia -0.95
    151. Turks and Caicos -0.96
    152. Saint Pierre and Miquelon -0.98
    153. Costa Rica -0.98
    154. Trinidad and Tobago -0.98
    155. Mauritius -0.99
    156. Virgin Islands (U.S.) -1.00
    157. Chile -1.01
    158. Uzbekistan -1.02
    159. Austria -1.04
    160. Aruba -1.04
    161. San Marino -1.04
    162. Caribbean Netherlands -1.04
    163. Oman -1.04
    164. Uruguay -1.06
    165. Tunisia -1.07
    166. Czech Republic -1.08
    167. Guyana -1.08
    168. Finland -1.08
    169. Brazil -1.09
    170. Turkmenistan -1.09
    171. Dominica -1.09
    172. Fiji -1.10
    173. American Samoa -1.10
    174. Curacao -1.11
    175. Falkland Islands -1.13
    176. Lebanon -1.16
    177. Guadeloupe -1.18
    178. Vietnam -1.24
    179. Netherlands -1.24
    180. Estonia -1.24
    181. Malta -1.26
    182. Spain -1.26
    183. Puerto Rico -1.31
    184. Slovenia -1.35
    185. Italy -1.35
    186. El Salvador -1.36
    187. Martinique -1.36
    188. Greece -1.37
    189. Montenegro -1.39
    190. Azerbaijan -1.40
    191. South Korea -1.43
    192. Hungary -1.45
    193. Grenada -1.47
    194. Burma (Myanmar) -1.49
    195. Greenland -1.57
    196. Japan -1.59
    197. Latvia -1.60
    198. Slovakia -1.61
    199. Portugal -1.61
    200. China -1.62
    201. Lithuania -1.64
    202. Georgia -1.65
    203. Armenia -1.67
    204. Jamaica -1.67
    205. Russia -1.68
    206. Poland -1.70
    207. Germany -1.71
    208. Albania -1.74
    209. Bosnia and Herzegovina -1.76
    210. Northern Mariana Islands -1.78
    211. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) -1.82
    212. Croatia -1.86
    213. Thailand -1.87
    214. Romania -1.89
    215. Belarus -1.89
    216. Ukraine -2.03
    217. Cuba -2.14
    218. Bulgaria -2.18
    219. Serbia -2.28
    220. Moldova -2.32