Population Density by Country in 1977

In the year 1977, the world had a population density of 32.3 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 17612.1 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 7700.2 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 4244.7 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 79.4 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 31.0 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 16.7 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest population density of 155.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Southern Asia with a population density of 137.3 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 129.0 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 57.6 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 11.8.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1977

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 17612.0805 322
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 7700.1562 -278
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4244.6797 104,880
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3356.0264 30,026
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2833.65 155
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1675.0 -2
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1030.6286 2,790
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 989.5185 32
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 831.3594 -90
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 639.8103 352
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 600.2749 1,871,485
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 580.6116 1,326
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 505.9717 4,269
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 484.9331 311,215
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 449.5441 12,753
16 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 411.4985 95,989
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 402.7299 15,453
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 373.0562 436,804
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 372.025 155
20 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 367.7229 351
21 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 353.0683 48,508
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 341.475 273
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 337.9879 72,669
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 335.7705 308
25 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 323.2173 15,517
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 312.8764 1,116
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 304.5494 1,094,707
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 299.1765 672
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 283.3191 -495
30 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 270.5103 774
31 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 251.3886 3,238
32 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 232.8 310
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 231.7072 -13,032
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 225.8042 248,633
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 224.4126 -133,234
36 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 222.1468 36,189
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 219.1873 14,455,556
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 212.1046 7,175
39 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 210.8562 14,275
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 205.4392 91,385
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 202.7442 2,115
42 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 197.5734 135,918
43 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 193.1092 103,386
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 191.6377 2,048
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 189.7439 25,481
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 188.0215 243,080
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 187.3133 1,978
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 167.7058 -125
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 163.6268 68,042
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 160.6194 961
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 160.2106 9,548
52 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 157.6794 1,290,324
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 157.0523 -5,505
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 154.0775 605
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 151.346 106,086
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 148.8217 1,225,567
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 148.7719 397
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 147.4569 438
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 145.7205 210
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 143.106 239,142
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 138.3268 2,657
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 138.2188 856
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 136.4167 10
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 135.7467 36,284
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 134.5472 234
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 131.4003 53,268
67 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 124.1818 98
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 121.4709 38,789
69 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 121.1787 1,802
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 120.1726 15,779
71 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 117.3966 45,620
72 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 112.8748 325,311
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 112.1602 -13
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 111.0529 129,989
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 107.528 826
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 104.1851 71,753
77 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 102.832 127,956
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 101.2773 60,018
79 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 100.2057 1,578
80 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 99.1451 62,628
81 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 98.8608 332,436
82 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 98.6163 48,019
83 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 98.1856 12,512,019
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 96.1893 360
85 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 95.9872 259,130
86 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 94.2241 173,155
87 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 94.0615 2,300
88 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 93.9849 2,277,888
89 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 91.8844 16,942
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 91.6923 5,730
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 90.6025 64,242
92 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 85.1989 191,308
93 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 83.8611 973,988
94 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 82.5771 19,175
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 82.4979 -443
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 82.4334 25,969
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 80.0148 35,719
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 76.7715 2,298
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 74.4833 -66
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 74.0852 15
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 73.9887 93,588
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 73.2669 26,263
103 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 73.1136 2,008,559
104 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 72.684 364,470
105 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 72.6357 348
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 72.54 36,432
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 72.1437 3,360,374
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 71.0405 7,532
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 69.998 80,500
110 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 68.6883 152
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 68.6687 95,328
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 65.8489 1,644
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 64.4204 20,556
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 62.7199 649
115 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 61.906 328,557
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 60.5371 160,354
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 59.3505 183,851
118 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 56.665 1,698
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 54.7758 30,958
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 53.7753 909,418
121 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 48.366 61,463
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 48.3011 627,972
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 47.6057 50,035
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 47.5762 330,366
125 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 47.4539 64,714
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 44.2179 62,054
127 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 43.7065 274,809
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 43.5885 59,309
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 42.6362 36,414
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 41.6481 9,411
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 41.3703 6,048
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 40.7942 467,505
133 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 40.7628 974,000
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 40.5746 15,777
135 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 40.4472 4,737
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 39.2933 4,519
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 39.1994 163,076
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 37.1905 322,061
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 34.7943 294
140 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 34.6303 428,307
141 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 33.695 401,750
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 33.5381 177
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 33.3648 -107,971
144 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 33.2931 12,243
145 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 32.8018 13,702
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 31.7788 1,859,590
147 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 31.5485 107,700
148 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 31.4513 88,332
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 31.2347 17,262
150 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 30.2249 204,232
151 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 29.9502 432
152 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.5853 5,557
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.5634 415,885
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 27.5713 122,257
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 27.0924 -73
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 26.5501 47,291
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 26.1978 33
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 25.8771 114,382
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 25.2508 91,661
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 25.1018 500,977
161 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 24.5783 44,106
162 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 23.5513 2,373,339
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 23.4524 155,580
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 23.3204 280,624
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 22.5851 62,368
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 22.2801 739,713
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 21.7533 552,869
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 21.413 1,090,745
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 20.2908 18,039
170 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 19.7049 625,525
171 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 19.6078 16,312
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 19.5401 270,081
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 19.2511 72,490
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 18.3564 51,804
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 18.1518 67,904
176 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 16.7979 17,212
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 16.7296 202,602
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 16.681 137,570
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 15.9487 78
180 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 15.8118 260,370
181 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 15.6715 16,181
182 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 15.2385 403,634
183 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 15.0519 -81
184 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 14.5691 167,683
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 14.086 242,879
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 13.6322 2,695,028
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 13.5431 51,864
188 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 13.2906 16,000
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 13.1788 367,964
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 12.6746 411,201
191 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 12.628 40,821
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 11.8578 6,020
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 10.9181 25,083
194 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 10.6996 606,852
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 9.9524 95,680
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 9.8033 12,476
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 9.6748 -1,834
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 9.5686 429,222
199 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 8.9228 3,478
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 8.3098 624,522
201 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.2874 958,643
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 7.843 2,079
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 7.325 7,074
204 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 7.2468 219
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 7.194 479,591
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 7.0927 124,512
207 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 7.0524 70,905
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 7.0398 156,122
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 6.9148 93,809
210 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 6.4425 61,898
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 6.0254 254,327
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 5.9703 2,730
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5.6838 134,533
214 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5.6583 66,925
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 5.0167 209,153
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 4.9961 40,973
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 4.9515 120,996
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 4.4562 159,963
219 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4.0728 447,237
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.8678 7,664
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3.7594 23,741
222 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.3661 74,224
223 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2.7985 44,490
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2.697 16,741
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.6079 256,156
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.4731 -3,673
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.2135 1,517
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 1.8475 163,378
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1.5164 131,076
230 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.4239 41,498
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.3402 39,769
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.1249 25,095
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.0097 43,318
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 0.7193 2,473
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.2913 13,139
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1872 -1
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1212 -2

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1977

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 79.4084 46,989,949
2 Europe 30.9679 3,429,622
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 16.6953 7,900,005
4 Africa 14.9471 12,074,392
5 Northern America 12.8278 2,629,559
6 Oceania 2.6022 270,148

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1977

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Western Europe 155.2072 241,003
2 Southern Asia 137.337 20,563,569
3 Caribbean 129.004 403,725
4 Southern Europe 104.2472 1,098,806
5 Micronesia 96.7669 4,520
6 Eastern Asia 96.2785 14,741,807
7 South-Eastern Asia 74.3314 7,789,173
8 Polynesia 59.2358 7,999
9 Northern Europe 54.6325 165,017
10 Central America 33.9493 2,416,835
11 Western Asia 22.411 3,008,729
12 Western Africa 21.1226 3,638,017
13 Eastern Africa 20.24 3,503,558
14 Eastern Europe 16.0355 1,924,796
15 Northern Africa 12.919 2,852,909
16 South America 12.8614 5,079,445
17 Southern Africa 11.5738 859,982
18 Central Asia 9.6996 886,671
19 Middle Africa 7.5358 1,219,926
20 Melanesia 7.5037 88,231
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.1812 169,398

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1977

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 57.6219 35,100,206
2 Middle-income countries 38.4571 59,745,886
3 Upper-middle-income countries 29.3167 24,645,680
4 High-income countries 26.4695 7,808,806
5 Low-income countries 14.88 5,321,745
6 No income group available 11.7998 417,238

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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