Country Comparison > Population density

RankCountryPopulation density (Number of people per square kilometer)
1Macau20,848.01
2Monaco15,254
3Singapore7,987.52
4Hong Kong6,442.65
5Gaza Strip5,045.5
6Gibraltar4,490
7Holy See (Vatican City)1,913.64
8Bahrain1,729.06
9Maldives1,320.79
10Malta1,305.87
11Bermuda1,293.31
12Sint Maarten1,167.32
13Bangladesh1,154.74
14Guernsey844.22
15Jersey832.01
16Barbados673.67
17Mauritius652.53
18Taiwan649.25
19Aruba614.79
20Saint Martin579.6
21Lebanon565.63
22San Marino536.75
23Korea, South491.78
24Rwanda468.42
25West Bank466.05
26Nauru451.81
27Tuvalu414.69
28Netherlands406.26
29Marshall Islands392.17
30Israel376.59
31India376.1
32Burundi373.55
33Haiti360.24
34Philippines358.89
35Saint Barthelemy346.05
36Comoros343.12
37Belgium342.29
38Japan336.33
39Sri Lanka333.28
40Curacao330.71
41Grenada320.21
42Guam295.96
43El Salvador291.12
44Vietnam282.06
45American Samoa273.95
46Jamaica266.59
47Saint Lucia265.2
48Saint Vincent and the Grenadines264.57
49Puerto Rico262.57
50United Kingdom261.66
51Pakistan246.42
52Trinidad and Tobago238.67
53Liechtenstein233.21
54Germany226.87
55British Virgin Islands216.42
56Dominican Republic212.65
57Nepal210.54
58Cayman Islands208.01
59Antigua and Barbuda206.27
60Korea, North206.17
61Italy204.69
62Seychelles201.43
63Luxembourg201.34
64Sao Tome and Principe197.54
65Saint Kitts and Nevis197.46
66Switzerland195.3
67Nigeria191.78
68Qatar183.25
69Andorra182.6
70Anguilla176.77
71Kosovo170.77
72Gambia, The170.48
73Kuwait153.93
74Isle of Man151.86
75Micronesia, Federated States of150.54
76Uganda149.02
77Malawi146.67
78Tonga142.49
79China141.26
80Czech Republic134.75
81Guatemala134.51
82Cape Verde133.53
83Indonesia133.16
84Thailand132.02
85Togo129.46
86Denmark129.23
87Kiribati128.84
88Poland122.64
89Portugal117.43
90Azerbaijan111.85
91Tokelau111.42
92Slovakia111.01
93Northern Mariana Islands110.95
94Wallis and Futuna109.58
95Ghana107.99
96Hungary106.63
97Moldova105.85
98Albania105.06
99Turkey104.16
100France102.92
101Armenia102.9
102Cuba99.65
103Slovenia98.08
104Austria98.04
105Dominica97.8
106Syria96.94
107Spain94.46
108Serbia93.06
109Costa Rica93.06
110Malaysia91.17
111Romania91.15
112Benin90.22
113Jordan88.77
114Ethiopia87.51
115Egypt86.77
116Cambodia85.39
117Burma82.39
118Swaziland81.76
119Greece81.66
120Macedonia81.35
121East Timor80.78
122Sierra Leone80.06
123Croatia78.99
124Kenya77.55
125Honduras76.71
126Bosnia and Herzegovina75.62
127Iraq74.34
128Morocco73.87
129Ukraine73.38
130Brunei73.32
131Cote d'Ivoire70.86
132Georgia70.82
133Samoa69.46
134Senegal69.32
135Ireland68.77
136United Arab Emirates67.33
137French Polynesia67.2
138Burkina Faso66.98
139Tunisia66.85
140Uzbekistan64.66
141Lesotho63.98
142Bulgaria62.45
143Norfolk Island61.39
144Mexico61.23
145Tajikistan56.26
146Ecuador55.21
147Virgin Islands54.54
148Eritrea54.26
149Lithuania53.69
150Tanzania52.4
151Turks and Caicos Islands51.76
152Montserrat51.13
153Fiji49.43
154Yemen49.35
155Iran49.05
156Afghanistan48.79
157Cameroon48.65
158Panama47.84
159Montenegro47.06
160Guinea-Bissau46.88
161Guinea46.67
162Belarus46.28
163Palau46.16
164Nicaragua44.86
165Cook Islands42.94
166Cocos (Keeling) Islands42.57
167Colombia40.6
168South Africa39.68
169Madagascar39.52
170Liberia36.75
171Faroe Islands35.86
172Zimbabwe35.24
173Djibouti34.92
174Latvia33.52
175Congo, Democratic Republic of the33.02
176United States32.45
177Venezuela31.65
178Mozambique30.89
179Laos28.73
180Kyrgyzstan28.03
181Estonia27.81
182Equatorial Guinea25.75
183Saint Helena25.25
184Brazil23.8
185Saint Pierre and Miquelon23.62
186Peru23.46
187Bahamas, The23.19
188Chile22.97
189Vanuatu21.9
190Sweden21.59
191Solomon Islands21.11
192Zambia19.45
193Bhutan19.11
194Sudan19.06
195Uruguay18.91
196South Sudan17.95
197Paraguay16.48
198New Zealand16.44
199Somalia16.35
200Algeria16.3
201Norway15.9
202Finland15.58
203Argentina15.47
204Angola15.31
205Belize14.84
206New Caledonia14.42
207Papua New Guinea14.16
208Niger13.79
209Congo, Republic of the13.63
210Mali13.27
211Saudi Arabia12.72
212Christmas Island11.33
213Turkmenistan10.6
214Oman10.4
215Bolivia9.68
216Chad8.89
217Central African Republic8.47
218Russia8.33
219Kazakhstan6.59
220Gabon6.25
221Niue4.58
222Botswana3.71
223Libya3.55
224Suriname3.5
225Canada3.49
226Guyana3.42
227Mauritania3.41
228Iceland3.08
229Australia2.91
230Namibia2.67
231Western Sahara2.09
232Mongolia1.89
233Pitcairn Islands1.02
234Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0.23
235Svalbard0.03
236Greenland0.03
237Palmyra Atoll0
238Kingman Reef0
239Coral Sea Islands0
240Antarctica0
241Midway Islands0
242Wake 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, 2014

See also: Population density map

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