Country Comparison > Population density

RankCountryPopulation density (Number of people per square kilometer)
1Macau20,497.34
2Monaco15,255
3Singapore7,680.77
4Hong Kong6,479.64
5Gaza Strip4,750.71
6Gibraltar4,466.77
7Holy See (Vatican City)1,900
8Bahrain1,642.56
9Maldives1,323.66
10Malta1,296.95
11Bermuda1,279.26
12Sint Maarten1,149.65
13Bangladesh1,118.65
14Guernsey837.76
15Jersey818.53
16Barbados669.15
17Taiwan645.77
18Mauritius643.67
19Aruba597.97
20Saint Martin569.1
21San Marino526.89
22Korea, South489.98
23West Bank447.53
24Nauru446.57
25Rwanda443.83
26Tuvalu408.42
27Netherlands402.73
28Lebanon398.1
29Burundi379.35
30Marshall Islands378.34
31India366.59
32Israel365.47
33Haiti353.21
34Saint Barthelemy349.14
35Philippines345.92
36Belgium341.93
37Japan337.03
38Comoros329.88
39Sri Lanka327.41
40Grenada316.89
41Guam293.96
42El Salvador289.47
43Vietnam276.32
44American Samoa276.12
45Puerto Rico267.65
46Saint Vincent and the Grenadines266.16
47Saint Lucia263.28
48Jamaica262.87
49United Kingdom258.8
50Trinidad and Tobago239.15
51Pakistan239.03
52Liechtenstein229.46
53Germany227.73
54Dominican Republic207.29
55British Virgin Islands206.28
56Korea, North203.99
57Italy203.3
58Nepal203.09
59Antigua and Barbuda201.13
60Cayman Islands199.09
61Seychelles197.85
62Luxembourg196.86
63Saint Kitts and Nevis194.35
64Switzerland192.01
65Sao Tome and Principe190.02
66Nigeria184.16
67Andorra181.8
68Anguilla169.48
69Kosovo168.69
70Qatar168.44
71Gambia, The162.94
72Micronesia, Federated States of151.69
73Isle of Man149.34
74Kuwait148.52
75Tonga142.1
76China139.97
77Uganda139.57
78Malawi137.77
79Thailand130.75
80Indonesia130.55
81Cape Verde129.82
82Guatemala129.48
83Czech Republic129.04
84Denmark128.64
85Kiribati125.77
86Poland122.86
87Togo122.59
88Syria121.67
89Portugal117.08
90Tokelau114
91Slovakia111.82
92Northern Mariana Islands110.77
93Azerbaijan109.63
94Wallis and Futuna108.82
95Moldova108.03
96Hungary107.05
97Albania104.45
98Ghana103.35
99France101.94
100Turkey101.78
101Cuba99.9
102Armenia99.87
103Slovenia98.49
104Austria98
105Dominica97.37
106Serbia93.92
107Spain93.09
108Romania91.65
109Costa Rica90.73
110Malaysia88.47
111Benin85.23
112Egypt83.57
113Cambodia82.6
114Ethiopia82.58
115Greece81.6
116Macedonia80.99
117Burma80.68
118Swaziland79.87
119Croatia79.16
120East Timor76.89
121Sierra Leone76.47
122Bosnia and Herzegovina75.77
123Ukraine74.32
124Kenya74.11
125Honduras74.02
126Jordan72.85
127Morocco72.35
128Iraq71.02
129Brunei70.91
130Samoa68.64
131Cote d'Ivoire68.08
132Ireland67.2
133Senegal65.93
134French Polynesia65.88
135Tunisia65.6
136Georgia65.58
137Lesotho63.6
138United Arab Emirates63.57
139Bulgaria63.47
140Uzbekistan63.46
141Burkina Faso63
142Norfolk Island60.61
143Mexico58.53
144Virgin Islands55.12
145Tajikistan54.29
146Lithuania53.99
147Ecuador53.69
148Eritrea51.76
149Montserrat50.63
150Tanzania49.52
151Turks and Caicos Islands48.88
152Fiji48.71
153Iran47.85
154Montenegro47.6
155Yemen46.92
156Afghanistan46.64
157Panama46.54
158Belarus46.45
159Palau45.82
160Cook Islands45.67
161Guinea-Bissau45.08
162Guinea44.27
163Nicaragua43.93
164Cocos (Keeling) Islands42.57
165Cameroon42.34
166South Africa40.04
167Colombia39.72
168Madagascar37.48
169Faroe Islands35.52
170Liberia34.91
171Latvia33.93
172Djibouti33.38
173Zimbabwe32.3
174United States31.94
175Congo, Democratic Republic of the31.39
176Venezuela30.75
177Mozambique29.42
178Estonia28.18
179Laos27.81
180Kyrgyzstan27.49
181Saint Helena25.09
182Equatorial Guinea24.46
183Saint Pierre and Miquelon24.1
184Brazil23.41
185Peru22.99
186Bahamas, The22.78
187Chile22.57
188Vanuatu21.02
189Solomon Islands20.23
190Sweden20.22
191Uruguay18.82
192Bhutan18.67
193Sudan18.38
194Zambia18.36
195South Sudan16.49
196New Zealand16.17
197Paraguay16.08
198Somalia15.82
199Algeria15.69
200Finland15.56
201Argentina15.17
202Norway14.54
203Angola14.48
204Belize14.27
205New Caledonia14.01
206Papua New Guinea13.63
207Niger12.9
208Congo, Republic of the12.77
209Mali12.49
210Saudi Arabia12.34
211Christmas Island11.08
212Turkmenistan10.36
213Oman9.98
214Bolivia9.37
215Chad8.55
216Russia8.34
217Central African Republic8.12
218Kazakhstan6.43
219Gabon6.01
220Niue4.88
221Botswana3.61
222Guyana3.45
223Canada3.44
224Suriname3.42
225Mauritania3.26
226Libya3.19
227Iceland3.04
228Australia2.84
229Namibia2.63
230Mongolia2.03
231Western Sahara1.97
232Pitcairn Islands1.02
233Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.26
234Svalbard0.03
235Greenland0.03
236Coral Sea Islands0
237Antarctica0
238Wake Island0

Definition: Population density is the number of people per unit of area.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Population density map

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