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

Description: The map displayed here shows how Population density varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019

See also: Population density bar chart

 

CountryPopulation density (Number of people per square kilometer)Year
Macau21,5012018
Monaco15,3642017
Singapore8,3372018
Hong Kong6,5102018
Holy See (Vatican City)2,2732017
Bahrain1,8982017
Malta1,4212018
Bangladesh1,0742018
Barbados6822018
Mauritius6692018
Taiwan6542018
Lebanon5872018
San Marino5542018
Korea, South5162018
Rwanda4632018
Nauru4622018
Tuvalu4292018
Burundi4262018
Netherlands4132018
India3952018
Haiti3892018
Israel3842014
Belgium3792018
Comoros3672018
Puerto Rico3622018
Philippines3532018
Sri Lanka3442018
Japan3342018
Grenada3262018
El Salvador2942018
Vietnam2932018
Saint Lucia2692018
United Kingdom2672018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2622018
Pakistan2612018
Jamaica2562018
Liechtenstein2412017
Trinidad and Tobago2372018
Luxembourg2342018
Cayman Islands2262018
Germany2252018
Nigeria2202018
Antigua and Barbuda2172018
Sao Tome and Principe2122018
Dominican Republic2122018
Korea, North2112018
Seychelles2082018
Italy2072018
Qatar2042018
Saint Kitts and Nevis2032018
Nepal2022018
Switzerland2012018
Gambia, The1852018
Andorra1832018
Uganda1692018
Malawi1672018
Kuwait1642018
Guatemala1522018
China1442018
Togo1442018
Tonga1422018
Cape Verde1412018
Indonesia1382018
Czech Republic1352018
Kiribati1352018
Denmark1352018
Thailand1342018
Poland1232018
Ghana1182018
Jordan1172018
United Arab Emirates1162017
Azerbaijan1162018
Portugal1122018
Slovakia1112018
Albania1062018
Hungary1062018
Austria1052018
France1052018
Syria1042016
Turkey1042018
Slovenia1042018
Armenia1022018
Moldova1022018
Benin1012018
Cuba1002018
Egypt992018
Dominica992018
Ethiopia982018
Spain982018
Costa Rica982018
Malaysia962018
Iraq922018
Serbia912018
Cambodia912018
Romania902018
East Timor892018
Sierra Leone882018
Kenya832018
Macedonia822018
Burma822018
Honduras822018
Greece822018
Cote d'Ivoire812018
Brunei782018
Morocco772018
Senegal762018
Croatia752018
Bosnia and Herzegovina752018
Ukraine732018
Ireland722018
Burkina Faso722018
Samoa712018
Tunisia702018
Uzbekistan672018
Lesotho652018
Mexico642018
Bulgaria642018
Swaziland632018
Tajikistan602018
Tanzania592018
Ecuador582018
Georgia572019
Yemen542018
Cameroon542018
Afghanistan542018
Eritrea512018
Guinea-Bissau512018
Fiji512018
Panama502018
Iran502018
Guinea482018
Palau472018
Nicaragua472018
Belarus462018
South Africa452018
Montenegro442018
Madagascar442018
Liberia432018
Lithuania432018
Colombia422018
Djibouti382018
Congo, Democratic Republic of the362018
Zimbabwe362018
Venezuela352018
Mozambique342018
United States332018
Laos312018
Latvia302018
Kyrgyzstan292018
Equatorial Guinea282018
Estonia282018
Brazil252018
Peru242018
Angola242018
Bahamas, The242018
Chile242018
Vanuatu242018
Sudan232018
Solomon Islands232018
Sweden222018
Zambia222018
Bhutan202018
Uruguay192018
Somalia182018
Algeria172018
Paraguay172018
New Zealand172018
Belize172018
Norway172018
Finland162018
Argentina162018
Niger162018
Saudi Arabia152017
New Caledonia152018
Papua New Guinea152018
Oman152017
Mali152018
Congo, Republic of the152018
Chad122018
Turkmenistan112018
Bolivia102018
Central African Republic92018
Russia82018
Gabon82018
Kazakhstan72018
Botswana42018
Libya42017
Mauritania42018
Suriname42018
Canada42018
Guyana32018
Iceland32018
Namibia32018
Australia32018
Western Sahara22018
Mongolia22018
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02016
Greenland02018