Population Density by Country in 1960

In the year 1960, the world had a population density of 23.2 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 14629.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 5531.7 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 2834.1 people living per square kilometer, if spread out evenly.

The country with the lowest annual population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland with 0.1 people per square kilometer. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with a density of 0.1 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) with 0.2 people living per square kilometer, if said population is spread out evenly across its land mass.

The geographic region with the highest population density was Asia with a density of 54.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 27.4 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 10.8 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest population density of 139.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 94.6 people/kmยฒ, and Southern Asia with 92.6 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 1.6 people/kmยฒ.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that Lower-middle-income countries has the highest population density of 38.6 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 6.9.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1960

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 14629.1946 137
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 5531.6875 -3,944
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2834.0955 129,882
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2344.1852 58,281
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2182.15 33
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 2086.3636 -4
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1071.8365 371
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 778.2593 668
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 729.6953 483
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 540.8151 1,117
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 538.6724 584
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 387.1586 1,436,494
13 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 341.3358 149,947
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 333.3414 16,578
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 310.1708 379,207
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 309.6097 1,689
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 305.4983 2,265
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 303.3778 1,496
19 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 300.8364 53,667
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 275.8 1,614
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 273.6722 5,805
22 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 272.0975 35,437
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 260.9334 778,982
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 255.0246 331
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 250.6869 881,716
26 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 229.1 168
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 217.9231 -88
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 216.4571 321,576
29 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 215.7462 1,528
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 209.6158 492,614
31 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 205.2254 6,197
32 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 180.1333 34
33 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 178.3791 17,596
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 175.7666 52,166
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 170.1327 7,534
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 167.3037 275,326
37 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 165.1194 19,207
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 156.0302 236,755
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 151.6464 22,277
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 149.992 10,253,581
41 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 149.5833 54
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 148.7232 1,239
43 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 146.3976 13,984
44 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 141.5045 73,439
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 134.1374 77,123
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 133.7791 1,471
47 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 133.2335 64,441
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 125.7761 1,043
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 123.5621 34,971
50 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 122.518 83,313
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 121.3004 1,374
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 117.4757 -136
53 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 110.2685 43,363
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 108.0749 30,790
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 105.8431 53,789
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 104.7031 3,679
57 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 104.3954 977,244
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 103.7362 1,951
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 102.95 334
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 100.4275 453
61 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 99.7045 31
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 96.7998 271,466
63 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 96.5643 19,569
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 96.3765 425,840
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 95.2882 82,718
66 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 94.9562 873,801
67 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 94.4584 853
68 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 93.89 1,853
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 90.7978 23,714
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 87.892 79,144
71 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 85.7484 56,315
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 85.4139 489
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 85.3931 34,374
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 85.3024 -786
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 84.1115 61,161
76 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 82.8096 456,888
77 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 80.2257 167,833
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 79.4305 14,282
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 79.172 1,198
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 78.0094 119
81 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 77.8235 214
82 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 75.4137 32,253
83 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 73.8232 608,979
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 73.4646 397
85 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 72.8049 77,861
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 70.8734 475
87 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 69.772 713
88 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 69.0846 192,344
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 68.2665 109,148
90 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 68.1428 -241,320
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 68.0735 149,645
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 66.8967 66,744
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 65.3636 28
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 64.9397 39,519
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 64.8657 1,147
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 63.7252 62,899
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 63.3901 11,747
98 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 62.7143 -238
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 62.4567 57,064
100 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 61.4093 1,545
101 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 60.5461 240,495
102 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 59.6127 1,141,760
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 58.699 16,875
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 58.3032 73,560
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 52.0716 3,717
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 52.0593 779,448
107 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 50.974 52
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 49.9829 135,651
109 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 49.3301 905,031
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 46.2512 2,387,338
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 45.922 40,427
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 41.3444 105,341
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 41.1173 -10,344
114 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 40.0479 3,535
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 39.491 10,973
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 38.2972 85,298
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 38.2452 119,678
118 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 38.1255 216,414
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 35.7469 723,564
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 35.1577 140
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 34.6192 28,304
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 34.249 6,235
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 33.2482 476,058
124 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 32.0785 38,586
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 31.5113 7,072
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 30.6111 122,758
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.3749 224,938
128 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 30.3616 27,274
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 28.0234 15,048
130 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.1581 701,151
131 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 26.9926 39,489
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 26.3719 313,157
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 26.3671 49,178
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 25.0978 141,557
135 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 24.6599 462
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 24.303 22,678
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 23.8435 236,311
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 23.4101 111
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 23.0323 2,036
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 22.2799 37,098
141 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 21.9946 12,640
142 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 21.7397 525,989
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 21.413 24
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 21.3699 5,486
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 20.5524 2,869
146 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 20.5348 174
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 20.0904 761
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 19.8736 7,836
149 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 19.681 301,085
150 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 19.2606 2,904,751
151 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 19.0569 60,699
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 19.0416 250
153 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 18.7538 22
154 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 18.5946 130,383
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 18.5112 1,127,084
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 18.3947 40,926
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 17.4827 68,606
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 17.1408 32,200
159 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 17.0009 92,536
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 16.3193 160,576
161 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 15.1932 33,028
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 14.8986 74,299
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 14.8719 53,924
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 14.8042 4,230
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 14.6511 33,064
166 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 14.6021 32,549
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 14.3123 60,855
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 13.9609 486,573
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 13.7641 22
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 13.5323 439,130
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 13.3478 285,295
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 13.2797 161,436
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 13.132 579,741
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 11.8047 27,410
175 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 11.7726 26,826
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 11.6625 134,234
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 11.5565 70,325
178 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 11.3371 287,099
179 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 10.9808 79,531
180 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 10.8132 170,877
181 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 10.4977 101,499
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 9.8392 117,676
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 9.5495 44,770
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 9.5312 4,750
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 9.1964 47,905
186 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 8.9889 46,604
187 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 8.9006 293,252
188 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 8.7451 2,231,718
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 8.7202 131,017
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 8.6324 119,610
191 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 8.2015 22,755
192 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 7.9465 299,721
193 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 7.3118 1,723,764
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 7.2891 324,273
195 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 6.7385 390,097
196 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 5.8995 31
197 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 5.763 5,629
198 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 5.3001 1,818
199 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 5.1541 40,297
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 4.784 229,672
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 4.7174 245,731
202 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 4.6848 45,492
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 4.634 3,278
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 4.576 73,884
205 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 4.444 2,722
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 4.3847 53,256
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 4.3819 72,781
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 4.2971 87,341
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 4.1962 98,027
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 4.0071 2,360
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 3.7075 3,152
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 3.452 319,194
213 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 3.4224 76,198
214 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 3.4091 55,463
215 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 3.1404 2,865
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3.0913 27,175
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 2.9057 16,805
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2.7611 103,298
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2.6963 29,925
220 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2.4052 58,127
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1.9922 5,778
222 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 1.9695 376,818
223 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 1.9378 133,989
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 1.8786 7,370
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 1.7514 3,435
226 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 1.7336 9,486
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 1.7205 9,360
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.339 225,783
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 0.905 11,281
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 0.8513 49,544
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 0.8135 22,594
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 0.7169 10,690
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.6279 33,560
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 0.3786 1,314
235 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1862 25
236 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.1241 3,047
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.0783 1,386

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1960

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 54.1879 24,831,047
2 Europe 27.4258 5,962,441
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 10.8436 6,082,871
4 Northern America 10.4106 3,283,647
5 Africa 9.6202 6,768,849
6 Oceania 1.8683 359,589

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1960

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Western Europe 139.6063 1,253,777
2 Caribbean 94.5926 441,257
3 Southern Asia 92.5783 14,010,005
4 Southern Europe 90.5541 846,038
5 Eastern Asia 67.9686 2,229,549
6 Micronesia 65.0318 5,244
7 Northern Europe 50.091 530,795
8 South-Eastern Asia 48.4377 5,970,446
9 Polynesia 40.2917 8,244
10 Central America 20.1164 1,523,074
11 Western Africa 14.1169 1,832,822
12 Eastern Europe 14.0443 3,331,831
13 Western Asia 13.8516 1,800,681
14 Eastern Africa 12.5423 2,179,422
15 South America 8.4885 4,118,540
16 Northern Africa 8.3501 1,581,791
17 Southern Africa 7.0363 491,615
18 Central Asia 6.0159 820,366
19 Melanesia 5.0279 73,714
20 Middle Africa 4.9867 683,199
21 Australia/New Zealand 1.594 272,387

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1960

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 38.6351 23,928,006
2 Middle-income countries 26.3399 34,179,784
3 High-income countries 22.1298 9,549,197
4 Upper-middle-income countries 20.4758 10,251,778
5 Low-income countries 9.695 3,262,883
6 No income group available 6.9029 296,580

How is Population Density calculated?

Population density indicates the number of people per unit of land area. 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

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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