Population Density by Country in 1976

In the year 1976, the world had a population density of 31.8 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 17381.5 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 7708.1 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 4148.2 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 0.2 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 77.9 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 30.8 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 16.3 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest population density of 155.0 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Southern Asia with a population density of 134.2 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 127.2 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 2.2 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 56.3 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 11.5.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1976

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 17381.5436 365
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 7708.1406 -233
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4148.2006 107,181
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3311.7665 30,433
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2816.15 195
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1677.2727 0
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1022.2556 2,485
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 988.3796 91
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 832.2578 -25
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 636.1034 508
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 586.7718 1,643,931
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 577.5802 1,281
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 491.5583 4,379
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 476.1599 310,107
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 443.4315 12,064
16 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 408.6636 94,917
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 383.198 15,134
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 368.4578 473,152
19 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 366.8644 377
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 365.325 113
21 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 347.4984 48,320
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 339.9583 273
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 330.4836 337
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 322.7933 10,156
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 311.591 1,609
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 301.533 1,178,596
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 300.1387 701,727
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 284.6485 -409
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 280.0882 626
30 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 268.4846 806
31 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 242.0343 3,310
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 231.783 -23,751
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 224.8227 -152,654
34 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 222.5667 304
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 221.8351 249,132
36 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 216.0985 36,632
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 214.3998 14,012,805
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 209.2026 7,335
39 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 208.1279 13,718
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 201.2356 2,797
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 201.1047 88,235
42 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 191.9953 134,172
43 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 189.4281 99,583
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 187.781 2,125
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 187.3948 25,401
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 187.1405 278,449
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 184.1258 1,949
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 168.2308 -148
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 160.2421 78,466
50 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 157.5834 -36,971
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 155.3556 934
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 155.1905 9,137
53 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 153.6764 1,218,829
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 150.9875 631
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 147.6258 86,992
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 146.35 378
57 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 146.0315 1,415
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 145.433 43
59 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 144.9146 1,118,731
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 141.0777 249,296
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 137.4089 2,098
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 136.0635 1,114
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 135.5 12
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 132.3697 37,368
65 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 130.6691 59,641
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 130.1038 237
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 120.2654 40,487
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 120.2045 77
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 119.7993 15,872
70 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 116.8509 53,195
71 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 116.568 1,656
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 112.1602 13
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 111.7909 338,440
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 108.367 129,525
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 106.1206 784
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 101.7535 66,672
77 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 101.4318 129,637
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 99.0423 62,452
79 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 98.3145 64,843
80 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 98.0021 1,507
81 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 97.6147 50,199
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 96.81 13,898,799
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 96.6887 306,948
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 95.6633 429
85 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 95.5516 221,223
86 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 93.2285 284,977
87 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 91.7479 2,142
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 91.6578 -37
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 91.1049 2,162,476
90 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 91.0489 16,711
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 89.9311 79,124
92 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 84.8314 234,482
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 83.0723 -391
94 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 82.2454 17,899
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 82.1292 39,988
96 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 81.9788 949,359
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 79.3023 37,234
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 76.1825 2,449
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 75.9 -614
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 73.8295 30
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 72.8477 95,026
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 72.2246 25,669
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 72.0267 34,906
104 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 71.9394 383,566
105 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 70.993 1,854,122
106 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 70.4893 253
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 70.3955 3,320,656
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 70.2238 7,560
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 67.9592 90,287
110 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 67.711 149
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 65.5961 76,369
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 62.4402 19,523
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 62.3266 1,667
114 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 60.2843 319,494
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 59.9813 671
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 59.1893 128,499
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 57.5157 163,121
118 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 55.8784 2,754
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 54.2793 31,229
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 52.6258 859,900
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 47.3624 598,475
122 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 47.2453 60,448
123 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 47.1361 64,283
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 46.8904 47,781
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 46.1853 302,613
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 43.3909 56,609
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 42.4509 56,861
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 42.2333 266,470
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 41.386 39,499
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 40.9987 9,903
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 40.9309 6,089
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 40.3177 16,192
133 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 39.8303 882,611
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 39.7861 432,408
135 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 39.1846 4,566
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 38.4651 4,356
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 38.1522 162,467
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 36.2504 295,625
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 34.8392 -425,879
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 34.1258 317
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 33.6328 420,316
142 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 33.0622 863,854
143 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 33.0225 11,286
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 32.9954 179
145 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 32.1077 11,662
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 30.855 1,760,335
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 30.6876 83,917
148 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 30.5739 104,916
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 30.263 16,481
150 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 29.6422 421
151 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.4103 200,400
152 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 28.632 5,435
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 27.6401 385,811
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 27.2576 -79
155 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 26.9111 131,945
156 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 26.0239 47
157 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 25.0916 110,427
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 24.9294 43,854
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 24.4927 90,793
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 24.2838 449,180
161 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 23.9837 44,112
162 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 23.3143 1,961,428
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 22.9158 138,029
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 22.4613 265,796
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 21.9062 58,186
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 21.6907 699,363
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 21.2808 508,977
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 20.7773 980,129
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 20.246 18,454
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 19.1365 253,987
171 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 19.0098 605,892
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 18.9596 70,775
173 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 18.2108 16,059
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 17.8414 47,417
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 17.813 62,042
176 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 16.6926 19,254
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 16.303 194,993
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 16.2554 191,744
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 15.8115 29
180 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 15.6278 10,260
181 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 15.5904 -199
182 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 15.3323 246,022
183 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 14.803 394,643
184 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 14.35 162,301
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 13.6735 237,012
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 13.3147 2,611,735
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 13.3103 55,587
188 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 13.2346 18,095
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 12.7409 320,765
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 12.3639 384,400
191 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 12.2966 39,471
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 11.8074 20,704
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 10.4343 596,044
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 9.8923 22,474
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 9.8396 -7,411
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 9.4837 12,060
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 9.4169 417,824
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 8.6475 89,688
199 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 8.6416 3,379
200 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.2296 936,569
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 7.9692 577,899
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 7.6955 3,316
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 7.0871 6,627
204 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 7.0184 215
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 6.9279 787,760
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 6.9082 106,940
207 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 6.8798 68,707
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 6.8331 151,119
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 6.751 91,048
210 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 6.3062 61,572
211 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 5.8514 2,693
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 5.8288 235,901
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5.5792 120,843
214 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5.5163 66,553
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 4.9436 185,542
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 4.8768 40,554
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 4.8411 118,127
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 4.333 152,129
219 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3.8701 424,090
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.8281 7,987
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3.7214 23,659
222 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.3061 76,775
223 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2.6626 39,596
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.6338 15,799
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.5779 290,231
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.4951 -3,167
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.1971 1,767
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.8273 147,208
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.44 125,015
230 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.3524 39,589
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.3016 39,680
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.0954 23,443
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 0.9818 43,545
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 0.6895 2,427
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.2425 12,799
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1874 -4
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1208 342

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1976

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 77.9035 47,406,638
2 Europe 30.81 3,545,498
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 16.3133 7,584,596
4 Africa 14.5367 12,182,552
5 Northern America 12.6969 2,252,139
6 Oceania 2.5705 268,116

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1976

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Western Europe 155.0325 139,475
2 Southern Asia 134.1977 19,625,847
3 Caribbean 127.1568 414,541
4 Southern Europe 103.3824 1,154,889
5 Micronesia 95.3003 4,526
6 Eastern Asia 94.9638 16,260,443
7 South-Eastern Asia 72.6499 7,177,154
8 Polynesia 58.1719 9,122
9 Northern Europe 54.5367 148,873
10 Central America 32.9972 2,276,444
11 Western Asia 21.7321 3,498,314
12 Western Africa 20.543 3,390,178
13 Eastern Africa 19.69 3,814,584
14 Eastern Europe 15.924 2,102,261
15 South America 12.5777 4,893,611
16 Northern Africa 12.5395 2,980,959
17 Southern Africa 11.2582 818,375
18 Central Asia 9.4793 844,880
19 Middle Africa 7.351 1,178,456
20 Melanesia 7.3389 86,556
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.16 167,912

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1976

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 56.2705 34,203,821
2 Middle-income countries 37.7048 59,724,367
3 Upper-middle-income countries 28.8501 25,520,546
4 High-income countries 26.2502 7,594,264
5 Low-income countries 14.5111 5,513,767
6 No income group available 11.4552 407,141

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

Data Disclaimer

People at database.earth has not verified data entry and collection processes in person. We take all open data provided by governmental and non-governmental organization at face value.

This data is the foundation for most content and visualization found on this page. If you find errors in the representation of the data, please contact us and we will correct it.

All data from sources are archived for future reference.