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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, 2017

See also: Population density bar chart

 

CountryPopulation density (Number of people per square kilometer)Year
Macau21,1852016
Monaco15,2912015
Singapore8,2952016
Hong Kong6,4692016
Holy See (Vatican City)2,2732015
Bahrain1,8142015
Malta1,3142016
Bangladesh1,0522016
Barbados6782016
Mauritius6612016
Taiwan6522016
Lebanon6002016
San Marino5462016
Korea, South5112016
Rwanda4932016
Nauru4572016
Tuvalu4222016
Netherlands4102016
Burundi3992016
Israel3942014
Puerto Rico3932016
India3852016
Haiti3782016
Belgium3742016
Comoros3562016
Philippines3422016
Japan3352016
Grenada3232016
El Salvador2932016
Vietnam2882016
Jamaica2702016
Saint Lucia2672016
United Kingdom2642016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2632016
Pakistan2542016
Trinidad and Tobago2382016
Liechtenstein2372016
Germany2262016
Luxembourg2252016
Dominican Republic2182016
Cayman Islands2172016
Antigua and Barbuda2112016
Korea, North2082016
Italy2062016
Sao Tome and Principe2052016
Seychelles2052016
Nigeria2012016
Saint Kitts and Nevis2002016
Switzerland1982016
Nepal1972016
Qatar1952016
Andorra1832016
Gambia, The1782016
Kuwait1592016
Uganda1592016
Malawi1572016
China1432016
Tonga1432016
Guatemala1392016
Cape Verde1372016
Togo1372016
Indonesia1362016
Thailand1332016
Kiribati1322016
Denmark1302016
Poland1232016
Portugal1182016
Azerbaijan1142016
Ghana1132016
Slovakia1112016
Hungary1062016
Albania1062016
Austria1042016
France1042016
Moldova1042016
Armenia1032016
Turkey1022016
Cuba1012016
Dominica982016
Slovenia982016
Spain962016
Benin952016
Costa Rica952016
Egypt952016
Malaysia942016
Syria932014
Ethiopia932016
Serbia922016
Jordan922016
Romania912016
Cambodia882016
Iraq872016
East Timor852016
Burma842016
Sierra Leone842016
Swaziland842016
Macedonia822016
Greece822016
Kenya812016
Honduras792016
Croatia762016
Brunei762016
Bosnia and Herzegovina752016
Morocco752016
Cote d'Ivoire742016
Ukraine732016
Senegal732016
Burkina Faso712016
United Arab Emirates712016
Georgia712016
Ireland702016
Samoa702016
Tunisia682016
Uzbekistan662016
Bulgaria642016
Lesotho642016
Mexico632016
Tajikistan582016
Ecuador572016
Tanzania552016
Yemen522016
Cameroon512016
Afghanistan512016
Iran502016
Fiji502016
Eritrea502016
Guinea492016
Panama492016
Guinea-Bissau492016
Montenegro472016
Palau472016
Belarus462016
Nicaragua462016
South Africa452016
Lithuania442016
Madagascar422016
Colombia412016
Liberia392016
Zimbabwe372016
Djibouti362016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the352016
Venezuela342016
United States332016
Mozambique322016
Latvia302016
Laos302016
Kyrgyzstan292016
Estonia282016
Equatorial Guinea272016
Brazil242016
Peru242016
Bahamas, The242016
Chile232016
Vanuatu232016
Solomon Islands222016
Sweden222016
Zambia212016
Sudan202016
Bhutan202016
Uruguay192016
Somalia172016
Algeria172016
Paraguay172016
New Zealand172016
Norway162016
Finland162016
Angola162016
Argentina162016
Belize152016
New Caledonia152016
Niger152016
Papua New Guinea152016
Congo, Republic of the142016
Mali142016
Saudi Arabia132015
Oman112015
Turkmenistan112016
Bolivia102016
Chad92016
Central African Republic92016
Russia82016
Kazakhstan72016
Gabon62016
Botswana42016
Libya42016
Suriname42016
Mauritania42016
Canada42016
Guyana32016
Iceland32016
Australia32016
Namibia32016
Western Sahara22016
Mongolia22016
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02014
Greenland02016
Sri Lanka02016