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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, 2018

See also: Population density bar chart

 

CountryPopulation density (Number of people per square kilometer)Year
Macau21,3462017
Monaco15,3232017
Singapore8,1882017
Hong Kong6,4912017
Holy See (Vatican City)2,2732017
Bahrain1,8572017
Malta1,3182017
Bangladesh1,0632017
Barbados6802017
Mauritius6652017
Taiwan6532017
Lebanon5992017
San Marino5502017
Nauru5412017
Korea, South5132017
Rwanda4522017
Tuvalu4252017
Burundi4122017
Netherlands4112017
Israel4002014
India3902017
Haiti3842017
Belgium3762017
Puerto Rico3682017
Comoros3622017
Philippines3482017
Sri Lanka3422017
Japan3352017
Grenada3252017
El Salvador2932017
Vietnam2902017
Jamaica2722017
Saint Lucia2682017
United Kingdom2662017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2622017
Pakistan2572017
Liechtenstein2392017
Trinidad and Tobago2382017
Luxembourg2302017
Germany2262017
Cayman Islands2212017
Dominican Republic2212017
Antigua and Barbuda2142017
Korea, North2092017
Sao Tome and Principe2092017
Seychelles2062017
Nigeria2062017
Italy2062017
Saint Kitts and Nevis2022017
Qatar2002017
Nepal2002017
Switzerland2002017
Gambia, The1822017
Andorra1642017
Uganda1642017
Malawi1622017
Kuwait1612017
China1442017
Tonga1432017
Guatemala1422017
Togo1402017
Cape Verde1392017
Indonesia1372017
Kiribati1332017
Thailand1332017
Denmark1302017
Poland1232017
Portugal1182017
Ghana1152017
Azerbaijan1152017
Jordan1152017
Slovakia1112017
Albania1062017
Hungary1062017
Austria1042017
France1042017
Turkey1032017
Moldova1032017
Armenia1022017
Cuba1012017
Dominica982017
Benin982017
Syria972014
Slovenia972017
Egypt972017
Spain972017
Costa Rica962017
Ethiopia952017
Malaysia952017
Serbia922017
Romania902017
Cambodia902017
Iraq892017
East Timor872017
Sierra Leone862017
Swaziland842017
Kenya822017
Macedonia822017
Greece822017
Burma812017
Honduras812017
Brunei772017
Morocco762017
Croatia762017
Bosnia and Herzegovina752017
Cote d'Ivoire752017
Senegal752017
Burkina Faso732017
Ukraine732017
United Arab Emirates732017
Ireland712017
Samoa712017
Georgia712017
Tunisia702017
Uzbekistan662017
Lesotho652017
Bulgaria642017
Mexico632017
Tajikistan592017
Ecuador572017
Tanzania572017
Yemen532017
Cameroon532017
Afghanistan522017
Guinea502017
Fiji502017
Eritrea502017
Iran502017
Panama502017
Guinea-Bissau502017
Palau472017
Montenegro472017
Nicaragua462017
Belarus462017
South Africa452017
Lithuania432017
Madagascar432017
Liberia422017
Colombia422017
Djibouti372017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the362017
Zimbabwe352017
Venezuela342017
Mozambique332017
United States332017
Latvia302017
Laos302017
Kyrgyzstan292017
Equatorial Guinea282017
Estonia282017
Brazil242017
Peru242017
Bahamas, The242017
Chile242017
Angola242017
Vanuatu232017
Solomon Islands222017
Sweden222017
Sudan202017
Bhutan202017
Uruguay192017
Somalia172017
Algeria172017
Paraguay172017
New Zealand172017
Norway162017
Finland162017
Argentina162017
Belize162017
Niger152017
New Caledonia152017
Papua New Guinea152017
Congo, Republic of the142017
Mali142017
Saudi Arabia132017
Oman112017
Turkmenistan112017
Bolivia102017
Chad92017
Central African Republic92017
Russia82017
Kazakhstan72017
Gabon72017
Botswana42017
Libya42017
Mauritania42017
Suriname42017
Canada42017
Guyana32017
Iceland32017
Namibia32017
Australia32017
Western Sahara22017
Mongolia22017
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02016
Greenland02017
Zambia02017