Llanelli Rural (Welsh: Llanelli Wledig) is a community in Carmarthenshire, Wales. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 21,043, increasing to 22,800 at the 2011 Census. Despite its name it covers large parts of the Llanelli urban area, including Bynea, Llwynhendy, Cefncaeau, Pemberton, Bryn, Penceiliogi, Dafen, Felinfoel, Swiss Valley, along with the villages of Pont-Henri, Carway, Pwll, and Five Roads, as well as a number of hamlets. The community entirely surrounds Llanelli, except at sea.
The community of Llanelli Rural is bordered by the communities of: Llanelli; Pembrey and Burry Port Town; Trimsaran; Llangyndeyrn; Pontyberem; Llannon; and Llangennech, all being in Carmarthenshire; and by: Gorseinon; Llwchwr; Gowerton; Llanrhidian Higher; and Llanrhidian Lower, all being in the City and County of Swansea.
- Bynea – 3 councillors
- Dafen – 4 councillors
- Felinfoel – 4 councillors
- Hengoed, Llanelli – 4 councillors
- Llwynhendy – 3 councillors
- Swiss Valley – 2 councillors
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