Population Density by Country in 1973

In the year 1973, the world had a population density of 30.1 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 16846.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 7744.9 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 3853.3 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‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) with a density of 0.2 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with 0.3 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 73.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 30.3 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 15.2 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest population density of 154.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Southern Asia with a population density of 125.1 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 121.3 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 2.1 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 52.4 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 10.5.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1973

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 16846.6443 177
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 7744.9219 -679
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 3853.2793 107,268
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3174.7628 36,330
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2755.75 235
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1694.3182 -3
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1003.7873 1,110
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 980.0926 190
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 831.75 36
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 614.0733 1,031
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 568.936 1,195
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 546.5531 1,816,442
13 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 449.9815 312,370
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 449.8 3,946
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 426.2897 11,324
16 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 399.3814 116,421
17 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 363.434 680
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 350.2998 674,640
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 349.525 111
20 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 330.9573 47,594
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 329.8083 629
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 327.7548 13,730
23 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 321.2887 23,498
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 311.6393 506
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 308.9307 -71
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 291.0629 1,465,723
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 287.9015 -349
28 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 261.3449 1,051
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 251.2064 64,605
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 231.385 84,689
31 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 227.9412 544
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 225.6928 -25,758
33 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 212.95 3,533
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 210.0269 253,344
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 200.4942 13,466,055
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 200.2002 8,057
37 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 200.1098 13,641
38 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 198.5712 21,033
39 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 197.8 56
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 197.6447 707
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 187.7722 93,456
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 183.7303 366,967
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 179.6232 30,073
44 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 179.2125 88,050
45 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 175.9391 125,727
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 175.7856 2,262
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 175.5089 1,641
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 170.1635 -185
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 157.7156 38,195
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 148.5134 91,759
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 146.5068 -258
52 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 143.2355 1,042,080
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 142.645 464
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 141.7889 458
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 141.7131 7,756
56 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 139.4008 1,327
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 139.0687 384
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 137.6281 75,086
59 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 135.375 3
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 134.8208 2,190
61 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 134.6874 993,107
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 133.9434 323,801
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 128.2371 56,459
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 127.7002 1,244
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 122.4604 34,618
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 118.4528 166
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 118.1436 25,992
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 116.5159 40,880
69 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 114.9951 33,647
70 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 112.9091 20
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 111.4126 33
72 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 108.6566 296,609
73 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 104.3987 1,391
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 101.9659 889
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 100.4157 127,258
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 97.385 122,424
77 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 95.8537 59,930
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 95.0974 59,639
79 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 94.6564 45,561
80 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 93.9716 375,246
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 93.7787 482
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 91.9934 65,113
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 91.9064 39,433
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 91.8388 18,520,802
85 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 91.2693 1,639
86 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 90.6093 285,642
87 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 89.6584 247,369
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 88.6494 15,647
89 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 87.0935 121,957
90 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 85.9083 1,676
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 84.0708 -622
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 83.4683 928
93 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 83.3925 1,816,803
94 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 83.3763 293,522
95 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 81.2962 17,948
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 80.7547 56,798
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 77.0192 40,432
98 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 76.0889 1,038,739
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 74.2409 2,424
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 72.7159 32
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 70.5649 33,127
102 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 70.4226 3,177
103 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 69.4692 376,133
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 69.3105 97,628
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 69.2501 23,802
106 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 68.6393 75
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 66.2467 54,932
108 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 65.4451 1,478,097
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 65.2609 3,231,201
110 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 65.0519 124
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 57.064 17,270
112 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 55.7843 269,631
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 55.0121 152,490
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 54.4689 57,869
115 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 52.8576 2,252
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 52.8412 133,790
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 52.811 30,305
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 51.9011 1,585
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 51.6307 662
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 49.4127 844,943
121 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 46.176 64,739
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 44.788 48,397
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 44.6438 584,202
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 43.9586 59,566
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 42.3539 277,530
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 41.0138 56,158
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 39.6188 5,953
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 39.485 17,645
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 39.292 51,275
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 39.2761 9,929
131 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 38.1205 235,750
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 37.851 77,345
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 37.4055 38,951
134 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 37.2904 793,103
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 36.947 409,951
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 36.126 4,252
137 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 35.5274 4,444
138 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 35.1518 146,396
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 33.6712 268,168
140 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 32.2056 12,017
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 31.4924 141
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 30.8403 1,228
143 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 30.8132 380,078
144 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 30.6943 815,268
145 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 30.5005 9,030
146 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 28.6978 447
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 28.6217 72,277
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 28.1885 1,704,338
149 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.9325 90,917
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 27.6834 13,453
151 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 27.263 296
152 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.0593 188,760
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 25.8568 5,205
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.337 111
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 25.0436 370,686
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 24.786 140,363
157 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 22.9035 98,340
158 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 22.6633 1,962,819
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 22.2931 85,621
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 22.198 44,001
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 21.9731 442,706
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 21.5926 104,803
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 21.451 7,532
164 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 20.0249 36,639
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 19.9724 692,416
166 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 19.9311 500,951
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 19.9047 61,063
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 19.6773 284,609
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 19.0219 892,428
170 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 18.15 -216
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 18.0905 72,564
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 17.8275 295,909
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 17.0732 534,897
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 16.8132 66,354
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 16.4317 42,754
176 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 16.3793 15,851
177 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 15.4315 25,277
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 15.3885 67
179 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 15.017 192,802
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14.7673 185,399
181 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 14.1321 15,480
182 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 14.0495 206,607
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 13.6899 164,602
184 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 13.5576 367,304
185 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 13.019 24,767
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 12.4933 220,567
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 12.4678 69,971
188 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 12.4031 2,494,894
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 11.6021 272,277
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 11.4639 382,367
191 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 11.3626 36,221
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 11.2518 63,180
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 10.6257 -7,503
194 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 9.6398 588,977
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 8.9621 418,299
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 8.5899 10,871
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.0724 723,492
198 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 7.8496 3,052
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 7.65 12,711
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 7.0647 428,610
201 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 6.8992 5,315
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 6.4876 5,112
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 6.4117 106,080
204 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 6.3874 176
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 6.3866 63,897
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 6.2792 86,569
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 6.2596 132,800
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 6.2169 49,820
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 6.2083 355,975
210 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 5.9006 61,217
211 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 5.5623 1,776
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5.2904 111,857
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 5.2765 220,327
214 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5.0929 65,615
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 4.7376 181,055
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 4.5253 110,043
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 4.4863 47,525
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3.9941 134,752
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.7077 7,831
220 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3.5248 42,739
221 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.2976 381,349
222 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.1075 89,317
223 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.5406 -1,510
224 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.4745 294,660
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.4655 13,274
226 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2.3541 21,297
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.1186 2,820
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.759 208,431
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.2434 84,410
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.1908 36,476
231 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.1597 33,326
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.002 24,476
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.9004 39,763
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 0.6168 1,482
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.292 -691
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1871 4
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1169 691

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1973

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 73.2457 51,062,410
2 Europe 30.2914 3,927,145
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 15.2035 7,382,427
4 Africa 13.3739 10,588,110
5 Northern America 12.3271 2,258,471
6 Oceania 2.4565 370,042

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1973

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Western Europe 154.198 569,786
2 Southern Asia 125.1496 18,841,440
3 Caribbean 121.3334 443,778
4 Southern Europe 100.5738 1,187,332
5 Micronesia 90.3807 6,922
6 Eastern Asia 90.2394 21,443,688
7 South-Eastern Asia 67.8031 7,356,278
8 Polynesia 54.8935 7,783
9 Northern Europe 54.0979 310,951
10 Central America 30.2375 2,223,874
11 Western Asia 19.971 2,629,562
12 Western Africa 18.9649 2,899,099
13 Eastern Africa 18.0617 3,479,501
14 Eastern Europe 15.5825 1,859,076
15 South America 11.7587 4,714,775
16 Northern Africa 11.5131 2,217,754
17 Southern Africa 10.3368 802,622
18 Central Asia 8.8535 791,442
19 Melanesia 6.859 83,726
20 Middle Africa 6.793 1,189,134
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.0754 271,611

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1973

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 52.4303 31,750,807
2 Middle-income countries 35.4303 61,522,810
3 Upper-middle-income countries 27.3224 29,772,003
4 High-income countries 25.5506 8,606,686
5 Low-income countries 13.4243 5,092,982
6 No income group available 10.5134 366,127

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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