Population Density by Country in 1984

In the year 1984, the world had a population density of 36.6 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 19065.4 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 8643.5 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 4853.1 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‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) with a density of 0.2 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with 0.5 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 91.0 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 31.9 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 19.4 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 162.5 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Western Europe with a population density of 157.1 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 141.9 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 2.4 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 68.4 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 14.4.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1984

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 19065.4362 413
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 8643.4688 10,732
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4853.1128 78,960
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 3842.4165 60,283
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2878.8 -92
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1644.3182 -3
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1098.6857 3,076
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1022.1574 437
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 845.375 462
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 718.5545 2,458,162
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 672.8448 826
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 614.6267 5,346
13 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 598.3221 719
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 543.6106 267,977
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 535.3991 14,809
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 513.9559 1,565
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 498.4931 14,120
18 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 428.9129 73,045
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 410.9878 590,664
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 406.25 168
21 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 388.2244 33,739
22 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 369.8267 -171
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 362.2295 82
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 356.525 417
25 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 326.0981 8,029
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 324.8533 4,259
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 319.7002 671,231
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 309.2432 62,668
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 292.9941 1,244
30 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 289.8414 695
31 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 282.8962 617
32 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 278.1046 75,773
33 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 273.2167 95
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 256.5915 17,249,030
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 253.131 216,279
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 250.9245 2,358
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 250.1747 197,624
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 235.1282 11,269
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 233.0395 78,325
40 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 230.9448 12,972
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 230.8021 93,752
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 225.2957 2,804
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 222.5401 37,437
44 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 221.986 123,502
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 215.5878 6,760
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 212.0528 2,149
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 209.0578 29,903
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 207.9833 1,498
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 196.4882 9,773
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 191.3007 23,014
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 190.84 1,460
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 188.375 101,424
53 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 186.5999 122,912
54 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 186.3599 1,401,717
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 178.3832 1,293,555
56 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 172.232 3,496
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 170.7045 269
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 165.125 360
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 163.0 -226
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 161.0684 27,907
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 160.1902 41,424
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 158.1692 276,764
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 149.2654 45
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 148.5489 -299
65 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 147.3654 514
66 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 141.9583 39
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 141.2276 307
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 133.4108 2,841
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 130.0347 135,674
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 129.5527 42,031
71 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 122.2043 2,416
72 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 121.9436 2,762,314
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 120.8028 -2,390
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 120.4353 325,363
75 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 116.8774 -40,051
76 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 116.4662 399,186
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 114.9558 29,933
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 114.3049 42,169
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 112.7622 -112
80 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 108.851 1,948
81 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 108.7679 15,506,496
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 108.4396 28,404
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 108.4223 -65
84 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 104.3183 32,256
85 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 102.8101 24,288
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 101.8064 71,200
87 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 99.4704 265,447
88 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 97.6418 61,872
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 97.1574 959,297
90 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 96.5906 7,624
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 95.9147 -318
92 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 94.2837 82,164
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 91.5978 3,447
94 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 90.4607 137
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 89.9966 1,267
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 89.7457 1,703
97 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 89.3064 2,269,515
98 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 87.618 177,769
99 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 85.4509 27,108
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 84.9581 35,853
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 84.9491 3,527,202
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 84.7863 875
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 83.2438 4,421
104 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 82.8117 446
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 82.4707 -17,546
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 81.9912 111,269
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 81.5018 30,243
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 79.8251 13,630
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 77.8873 12,085
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 77.6187 283,441
111 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 76.3006 156,757
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 76.2669 39,245
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 76.0398 171
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 74.4564 101,950
115 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 73.1603 417,137
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 72.0322 211,519
117 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 70.5229 -263
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 62.8786 3,233
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 62.5085 1,074,746
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 59.4272 106,218
121 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 58.9323 -243
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 58.638 306,361
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 58.1887 29,560
124 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 55.4305 353,171
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 55.3504 733,829
126 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 52.8045 74,504
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 51.8204 43,394
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 51.1049 81,806
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 51.0616 16,670
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 49.7139 4,272
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 49.6247 64,577
132 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 48.8989 1,336,748
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 48.8848 521,159
134 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 46.8324 195,633
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 45.1495 9,902
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 45.0105 4,654
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 44.7008 405,644
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 43.5723 2,673
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 42.4351 16,355
140 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 41.3596 455,723
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 39.4062 221,810
142 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 39.2029 1,034,284
143 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 39.0737 124,885
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 39.0084 22,420
145 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 38.8922 17,152
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 38.0726 123,941
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 37.5091 1,390,611
148 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 37.2389 7,302
149 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 36.4954 95
150 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 36.3302 229,214
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 35.4205 481,522
152 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 34.8807 10,046
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 32.9393 173,192
154 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 32.5884 462
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 32.2925 690,692
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 31.6527 130,830
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 31.5153 13,833
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 30.5343 88,701
159 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 30.256 341,203
160 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.0571 17,708
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.6184 118,023
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 28.9521 49,321
163 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.9109 332
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 28.3314 225,074
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.0144 1,633,489
166 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 26.8696 48
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 26.8413 935,667
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 25.5312 646,792
169 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 25.4456 2,347,553
170 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 24.675 648,782
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 22.5726 65,304
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 21.9847 124,393
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 21.7101 291,136
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 20.8433 66,897
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 20.5511 17,883
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 20.4025 289,131
177 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 20.1256 399,094
178 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 18.4989 446,371
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 18.421 70,991
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 17.3691 15,374
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 17.214 278,410
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 16.9679 41
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.4865 16,099
184 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 16.1445 23,889
185 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 16.1335 174,228
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 16.019 2,903,254
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 15.8018 258,750
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 15.7766 525,767
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 15.771 98,973
190 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 15.2677 49,917
191 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 15.0659 458,149
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 13.6091 11,489
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 13.1801 949,651
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 12.7627 21,057
195 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 12.2699 25,107
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 12.2458 14,254
197 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 11.6865 -189
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 10.8585 359,348
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 10.6856 452,130
200 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 10.6541 3,192
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 10.1524 256,387
202 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 9.6489 411
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 9.3038 9,103
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 8.9823 725,772
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 8.7277 195,819
206 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.6648 991,309
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 8.5752 2,891
208 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 8.4999 95,900
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 8.1592 98,268
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 7.7145 346,918
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 7.4515 71,908
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 7.0023 3,681
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 6.729 82,066
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 6.581 162,918
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 5.8616 60,097
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 5.7712 132,415
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 5.7266 571,828
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 5.6108 263,101
219 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 5.5055 210,141
220 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4.1141 69,523
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4.0508 28,966
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.9421 -2,880
223 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3.9077 -17,431
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.2344 22,664
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 2.8154 237,697
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.4527 3,904
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.391 2,195
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.1266 121,484
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.028 196,542
230 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1.9395 38,976
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.6452 49,991
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.2899 29,573
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.2017 46,968
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 0.9975 4,821
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.5438 5,468
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1835 8
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1282 663

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1984

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 90.9938 56,106,762
2 Europe 31.9166 2,772,133
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 19.4479 8,041,233
4 Africa 18.2797 15,206,068
5 Northern America 13.8583 2,586,398
6 Oceania 2.8694 342,966

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1984

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 162.474 25,263,827
2 Western Europe 157.1413 416,392
3 Caribbean 141.9213 444,579
4 Micronesia 116.8489 11,718
5 Southern Europe 108.6234 509,660
6 Eastern Asia 106.1123 17,449,792
7 South-Eastern Asia 87.4161 8,719,514
8 Polynesia 65.5784 5,353
9 Northern Europe 55.4627 205,660
10 Central America 40.1409 2,036,974
11 Western Asia 26.9971 3,675,012
12 Western Africa 25.7132 4,288,595
13 Eastern Africa 24.8475 4,878,830
14 Eastern Europe 16.6881 1,640,421
15 Northern Africa 15.8781 3,265,612
16 South America 15.0037 5,559,680
17 Southern Africa 13.985 1,070,030
18 Central Asia 11.3059 998,617
19 Middle Africa 9.2059 1,703,001
20 Melanesia 8.7474 104,246
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.3694 221,649

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1984

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 68.3895 42,155,554
2 Middle-income countries 44.2924 70,394,984
3 Upper-middle-income countries 32.7995 28,239,430
4 High-income countries 27.9758 7,120,557
5 Low-income countries 17.6566 7,088,209
6 No income group available 14.3554 451,810

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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