Global Population Density

Historic Global Population Density (1950-2023)

Year Population Density Overall Population +/-
1950 19.1661 43,294,850
1951 19.502 44,321,597
1952 19.8635 49,959,439
1953 20.247 50,056,357
1954 20.6435 53,344,728
1955 21.0583 54,840,876
1956 21.4795 55,020,104
1957 21.9156 58,708,347
1958 22.3622 57,774,134
1959 22.7777 50,594,048
1960 23.153 47,288,444
1961 23.5298 50,985,907
1962 23.977 65,646,359
1963 24.5069 72,538,650
1964 25.0547 70,327,532
1965 25.5907 69,471,758
1966 26.1222 69,138,347
1967 26.6515 68,923,913
1968 27.1988 73,801,371
1969 27.765 73,887,564
1970 28.3382 75,582,558
1971 28.9116 73,962,954
1972 29.4839 75,312,632
1973 30.0625 75,588,605
1974 30.6397 74,942,542
1975 31.2065 72,897,765
1976 31.7669 73,239,539
1977 32.3287 73,293,675
1978 32.8953 74,476,762
1979 33.4775 77,373,564
1980 34.0789 79,476,105
1981 34.6972 81,763,801
1982 35.3364 84,950,623
1983 35.9798 82,848,112
1984 36.6236 85,055,560
1985 37.2823 86,733,518
1986 37.9596 89,931,935
1987 38.6569 91,910,376
1988 39.3571 90,708,581
1989 40.0581 92,112,088
1990 40.7672 92,831,020
1991 41.4579 87,308,991
1992 42.1207 85,571,459
1993 42.7706 83,923,402
1994 43.4094 82,665,538
1995 44.042 82,317,384
1996 44.6702 81,534,304
1997 45.2939 81,137,622
1998 45.9138 80,524,816
1999 46.5307 80,367,140
2000 47.1529 81,913,894
2001 47.7806 81,782,121
2002 48.4068 81,538,634
2003 49.0317 81,443,376
2004 49.6594 82,262,850
2005 50.2915 82,586,432
2006 50.9298 83,893,766
2007 51.578 85,170,887
2008 52.2348 86,126,568
2009 52.8998 87,290,704
2010 53.5692 87,303,690
2011 54.2404 87,740,950
2012 54.9196 89,404,042
2013 55.6013 88,386,856
2014 56.2793 88,453,242
2015 56.951 86,714,993
2016 57.6172 87,038,410
2017 58.2794 85,657,921
2018 58.9233 82,276,928
2019 59.5456 80,045,481
2020 60.1285 71,958,214
2021 60.6525 64,726,329
2022 61.1572 66,893,679
2023 61.6956 73,518,905

Future Global Population Density (2023-2100)

Year Population Density Overall Population +/-
2023 61.6956 73,518,905
2024 62.2594 73,530,199
2025 62.8204 72,774,708
2026 63.3754 71,977,405
2027 63.9246 71,248,918
2028 64.4679 70,453,323
2029 65.0052 69,667,876
2030 65.5362 68,835,995
2031 66.0607 67,946,841
2032 66.5788 67,171,637
2033 67.0903 66,241,479
2034 67.5947 65,311,780
2035 68.0918 64,332,680
2036 68.5811 63,285,922
2037 69.0628 62,353,413
2038 69.5372 61,371,901
2039 70.0033 60,172,476
2040 70.4602 59,006,078
2041 70.9083 57,839,539
2042 71.3471 56,607,561
2043 71.776 55,271,579
2044 72.1945 53,872,427
2045 72.602 52,397,875
2046 72.9981 50,896,583
2047 73.3823 49,317,583
2048 73.754 47,635,584
2049 74.1125 45,847,767
2050 74.4574 44,103,463
2051 74.7884 42,226,847
2052 75.1062 40,663,408
2053 75.4111 38,854,888
2054 75.7028 37,223,934
2055 75.982 35,584,600
2056 76.249 34,052,187
2057 76.5045 32,581,589
2058 76.7489 31,158,331
2059 76.982 29,633,170
2060 77.2046 28,422,321
2061 77.4181 27,256,594
2062 77.6231 26,212,636
2063 77.8197 25,070,237
2064 78.0081 24,059,083
2065 78.1879 22,843,166
2066 78.359 21,773,067
2067 78.5224 20,848,459
2068 78.678 19,729,965
2069 78.8252 18,673,792
2070 78.964 17,509,890
2071 79.0942 16,441,294
2072 79.2162 15,393,809
2073 79.33 14,269,467
2074 79.4347 13,053,074
2075 79.5301 11,829,797
2076 79.6159 10,542,599
2077 79.6918 9,260,607
2078 79.7583 8,074,900
2079 79.8159 6,959,438
2080 79.8648 5,781,095
2081 79.9048 4,647,506
2082 79.9368 3,695,307
2083 79.9613 2,711,702
2084 79.9784 1,730,288
2085 79.9878 733,124
2086 79.9897 -238,765
2087 79.9847 -1,078,549
2088 79.9736 -1,795,445
2089 79.9565 -2,663,515
2090 79.9331 -3,456,706
2091 79.9032 -4,331,102
2092 79.8673 -5,043,504
2093 79.8253 -5,893,977
2094 79.7776 -6,543,901
2095 79.7242 -7,388,709
2096 79.6645 -8,188,681
2097 79.5983 -9,068,722
2098 79.5259 -9,817,781
2099 79.4479 -10,533,889
2100 79.3639 -11,358,758

Population Density by Country

Country Density Overall Population +/-
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 65.0549 1,125,604
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 103.3812 -8,700
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 19.1484 687,245
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 219.5725 -369
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 170.4 256
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.425 1,111,601
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 180.6761 33
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 214.3136 520
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 16.3958 286,370
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 97.5959 517
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 590.4278 -82
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 3.4416 261,081
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 108.5685 18,885
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 125.9727 52,227
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 77.0107 2,605
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1897.2024 13,339
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1328.6803 1,758,336
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 655.8035 331
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 46.8101 -43,546
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 385.9614 29,918
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 18.0107 5,854
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 121.6107 362,926
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1186.463 -126
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 20.5091 4,959
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11.436 178,634
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 82.7683 128
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 62.7155 -20,321
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 4.7207 44,687
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 25.8936 1,240,448
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 204.7922 226
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 78.495 3,419
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 61.6971 -85,136
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 84.9835 583,938
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 510.1564 350,552
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 148.5563 5,772
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 93.5997 179,494
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 61.4683 740,864
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 4.2647 326,967
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 287.5934 584
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 9.2175 168,647
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 14.516 562,401
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 26.0701 29,104
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 148.5074 -355,872
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6816.7502 6,055
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 22004.6719 8,959
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 675.6079 28,557
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 46.352 251,893
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 457.8587 15,546
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 17.8825 137,146
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 71.0146 23
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 102.0794 35,156
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 71.7156 -21,855
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 104.8582 -18,696
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 453.0118 906
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 136.3786 8,482
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 135.9441 9,656
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 90.7957 724,879
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 217.2645 88,211
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 45.1083 3,312,485
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 139.4281 28,734
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 49.0274 15,809
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 97.3867 330
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 234.5837 102,195
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 73.2424 187,860
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 113.2318 1,738,397
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 307.1883 31,907
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 61.1291 40,125
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 30.9458 66,759
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.4322 -3,517
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 69.7357 9,869
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 126.5271 3,179,602
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.3115 6
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 38.4617 171
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 51.2521 6,619
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 18.3395 4,493
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 117.4446 127,740
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.7975 7,620
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 83.8413 2,561
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 9.4562 47,577
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 274.0285 68,148
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 53.6521 -14,340
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 238.9678 -36,529
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 149.9604 649,500
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 3268.85 31
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 79.0497 -38,106
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.138 156
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 371.1279 723
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 243.1443 502
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 319.6895 1,170
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 168.8319 253,824
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 992.875 238
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 57.7511 334,048
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 76.488 45,600
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 4.1343 5,910
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 425.288 141,631
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1176.1364 9
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 97.1249 166,068
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 112.1864 -179,658
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 3.7441 2,387
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 480.5033 13,202,270
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 145.235 2,295,467
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 54.7492 656,538
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 104.8183 1,016,972
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 73.9675 33,211
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 148.0944 210
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 423.9024 137,269
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 198.9045 -169,571
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 260.8997 -439
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 327.1939 -661,122
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 963.8147 1,037
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 127.6781 43,011
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 7.2625 212,279
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 94.8819 1,090,983
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 183.905 2,258
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 152.5534 3,855
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 241.8963 40,123
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 35.1165 104,341
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 33.0753 103,597
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 29.4119 -20,225
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 523.3558 -143,225
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 76.7562 25,959
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 56.2539 117,735
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 4.1095 76,808
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 247.4031 253
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 43.4096 -26,181
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 252.806 6,983
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 52.1244 724,774
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 221.3782 534,722
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 104.4241 366,962
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1736.7383 -3,247
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 19.0902 710,369
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1698.6175 1,735
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 233.3111 424
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 346.208 -547
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4.7181 128,769
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 640.6685 1,506
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 895.9867 9,998
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 65.5637 942,899
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 164.6057 1,068
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 24360.7383 -159
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.2133 47,565
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.358 -337
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 42.5874 -9
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 84.7861 377,144
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 43.1056 953,470
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 83.5433 394,258
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.1631 38,658
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 639.0 106
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 209.9224 346,762
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 523.2484 53,647
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 16.028 3,006
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 19.7359 42,413
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 58.5534 97,041
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 21.4754 1,013,494
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 245.7312 5,301,280
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.4423 -2
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 83.7185 -5,954
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 108.9628 228
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 17.9944 40,082
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 15.0061 70,138
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 311.9625 4,719,089
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 39.2554 -1
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 60.2355 60,415
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 22.8104 186,211
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 16.9645 86,565
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 26.8363 330,507
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 391.1246 1,771,348
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 133.9872 -903,079
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 111.4052 -23,806
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 375.0936 9,288
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 234.4546 20,954
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 523.3726 -37,070
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 104.4928 -123,436
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 86.4619 -325,896
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8207 -499,506
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 582.1843 319,342
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 392.7184 7,648
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 499.7273 30
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 13.6244 -65
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 183.6731 98
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 292.6153 576
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 605.2264 268
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.3913 -24
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 265.8936 -171
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 79.7459 3,290
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 551.5082 -20
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 241.5161 4,503
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 17.1871 531,872
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 92.2618 453,864
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 93.1646 -64,127
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 235.5799 620
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 122.541 186,412
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 8806.3294 38,494
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1300.6471 80
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 118.1898 -104,544
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 105.2574 -449
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 25.7128 16,195
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 28.9211 556,697
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 49.4871 547,047
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 19.6555 184,002
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 94.5939 -42,843
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 349.152 58,354
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 892.2309 122,104
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 27.2565 1,244,194
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.9951 5,599
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 26.0522 62,122
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 219.9607 55,486
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 126.433 1,132,205
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 70.8843 189,000
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 140.5416 94,942
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 91.4994 19,304
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 166.4607 206,272
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 157.7083 23
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 165.8046 914
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 299.208 3,560
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 80.1533 109,372
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 13.8661 83,518
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 48.4858 371
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 379.8667 80
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 111.507 450,700
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 243.1463 1,334,722
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 63.4272 1,350,719
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 133.9951 75,750
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 279.0497 226,472
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 76.1322 1,964,416
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 282.1429 -680
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 37.1679 1,832,657
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.7644 277
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 82.6609 523,373
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 27.441 7,800
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 31.4678 565,532
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 315.4311 655,042
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 82.1536 -61
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.2077 11,197
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 65.2496 757,836
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 27.6702 560,251
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 43.0798 354,553

Understanding Population Density, Its Key Factors and Impact on Society

Population density is defined as the concentration of individuals within a species in a specific geographic locale. It's an internationally recognized measure used to calculate density of population across countries and regions. The United Nations and other international organizations use population density as a key indicator when analyzing global and local population data. The metric is widely used for research, planning, and policy-making in many fields, such as urban planning, demography, and epidemiology.

What is Population Density?

Population density is a measure of the number of people living in a specific area. It's most commonly messured in people per square kilometer but can also be messure in square mile or other messurements standards. Population density important statistic that can be used to understand how people are distributed across regions, cities or geographical territories.

  • Population density is a measure of the number of people living in a specific area.
  • if a region has a population of 100,000 people and a land area of 100 square kilometers, its population density would be 1000 people/kmยฒ.
  • Population density is typically measured as the number of people per square kilometer or square mile (but other messurement systems can be used).
  • High population density areas have a larger number of people living in the area.
  • Low population density areas have smaller number of people living in the area.
  • Urban areas tend to have higher population densities than rural areas.
  • Population density can affect housing prices, traffic congestion, air pollution, ground water levels and much more.
  • High population density can lead to overuse of resources and strain on infrastructure.
  • In low population density areas it is more difficulty to provide centralized services and goverment support.
  • Population density can also play a role in the spread of infectious diseases.
  • To have a thorough understanding population density can help policymakers and planners make informed decisions about land use, infrastructure, and resource allocation.

How is Population Density calculated?

Population density indicates the number of people per unit of land area. It is calculated by taking the total population and dividing it by the total land area of the region. In this case, the population density is calculated in square kilometers (kmยฒ) of the area.

Population Density Formula

Population Density = population / land area in kmยฒ

What is the impact of Population Density?

Population density can impact a wide range of areas, fromg housing, infrastructure, environment, health, economic, social, to political and governmental policy.

  • Housing: High population densities often lead to increased competition for housing, which in turn drive up prices and make it difficult for people to acquire affordable housing.
  • Infrastructure: A high population density can put strain on infrastructure such as roads, public transportation, and public services.
  • Environment: Higher population density often lead to increased pollution and strain on natural resources such as water supplies.
  • Health: High population densities often lead to increased risk of infectious diseases spreading, while low population density areas have less access to healthcare.
  • Economic: Higher population densitiy leads to an incease in trade while also increasing competition for resources.
  • Social: High population densities can lead to increased stress and social isolation, while at the same time providing opperunity for networking and connectivity.
  • Political: High population densities can lead to increased political and social tension, as more wills needs to be met.
  • Natural Disaster: In an event of natural disaster, high population densitiy areas often have a higher casualty rate, while low population density areas have to wait longer for asistance.

Population Density by Region

Region Density Overall Population +/-
Africa 49.4224% 34,154,839
Asia 151.5479% 32,344,720
Europe 33.6136% -689,171
Latin America and the Caribbean 32.8139% 5,013,850
Northern America 20.3146% 2,159,630
Oceania 5.369% 535,037

Population Density by Sub-region

Sub-region Density Overall Population +/-
Australia/New Zealand 3.9847 303,494
Caribbean 201.5196 244,361
Central America 73.2957 1,593,164
Central Asia 19.8898 1,112,511
Eastern Africa 72.9149 12,225,972
Eastern Asia 141.0052 -874,717
Eastern Europe 15.9635 -904,426
Melanesia 23.8204 219,831
Micronesia 176.4982 5,253
Middle Africa 31.1402 6,125,349
Northern Africa 34.3742 4,244,357
Northern Europe 65.2548 349,234
Polynesia 90.7294 6,459
South America 25.0129 3,176,325
South-Eastern Asia 154.3349 5,922,327
Southern Africa 26.0424 666,220
Southern Asia 316.7663 21,868,665
Southern Europe 116.1622 -390,203
Western Africa 72.5422 10,892,941
Western Asia 62.1894 4,315,934
Western Europe 179.8115 256,224