Population Density by Country in 1990

In the year 1990, the world had a population density of 40.8 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 20355.0 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 10944.6 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 5312.6 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 0.7 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 102.4 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 32.7 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 21.8 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 187.0 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Western Europe with a population density of 161.2 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 154.3 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 2.6 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 78.6 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 16.7.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1990

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 20355.0336 238
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 10944.5938 12,870
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 5312.6237 85,195
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4424.9034 88,648
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2731.7 -394
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1590.9091 -8
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1159.973 3,429
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1064.2593 352
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 901.9922 723
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 823.1363 2,292,146
11 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 818.9559 1,927
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 749.8567 7,268
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 714.431 610
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 660.8155 17,053
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 602.0186 242
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 581.3661 182,660
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 537.0887 13,858
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 530.6981 874
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 479.875 295
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 445.9137 526,217
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 443.8403 100,472
22 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 407.7054 34,213
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 379.2131 340
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 366.6179 -356
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 365.0639 1,633
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 353.0858 6,168
27 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 352.9251 86,536
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 351.2903 65,325
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 328.9372 25,885
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 328.2337 385,498
31 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 306.0833 169
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 302.3529 179,901
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 292.7671 18,494,842
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 291.3147 62
35 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 288.4295 123
36 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 287.6714 106
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 274.3656 216,338
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 263.5968 13,324
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 259.0337 98,338
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 255.8194 1,033
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 255.5702 2,489
42 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 251.1999 142,057
43 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 247.0893 5,609
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 246.8847 9,761
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 240.7561 5,510
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 239.09 1,268
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 235.6851 152,081
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 234.9318 197
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 231.6599 11,404
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 231.0081 1,926
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 227.7088 453,956
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 221.9311 139,166
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 220.8707 18,299
54 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 213.4993 1,441,310
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 211.3215 111,257
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 205.1963 1,483,602
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 191.7613 46,304
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 180.1912 35,373
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 179.7781 403
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 172.7392 310,743
61 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 167.8259 77,050
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 156.2923 -366
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 155.4858 672
64 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 151.8877 304
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 149.7173 3,771,507
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 147.5648 149,816
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 147.2071 5,041
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 143.9273 -290
69 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 140.8614 1,812
70 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 139.0833 -22
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 136.2508 16,056
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 133.43 -3,629
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 133.2817 498,744
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 125.3573 2,900
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 124.9487 61,513
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 124.3142 112,151
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 121.3526 11,823
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 120.3942 1,143
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 120.2666 10,007
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 120.1775 19,874,519
81 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 114.6138 -2,587
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 113.9777 1,907
83 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 108.7932 -19,562
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 108.1023 909,299
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 107.9979 1,301
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 107.3013 14,770
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 105.0383 771
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 104.9029 -102
89 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 104.5426 2,501,729
90 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 104.091 8,227
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 103.4759 1,611
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 102.8276 41,919
93 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 102.3122 237,284
94 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 101.4058 541
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 100.8933 315,314
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 99.5399 97,688
97 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 99.2552 21,232
98 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 98.6207 5,356
99 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 96.1036 143
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 95.3252 3,181,522
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 94.5 292
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 94.0026 -1,151,827
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 93.0541 66,532
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 92.642 -551
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 90.4624 7,539
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 89.8623 111,702
107 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 89.0524 78,040
108 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 88.0181 564,106
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 87.7846 11,107
110 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 87.1924 -4,585
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 85.3355 10,760
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 84.7777 247,878
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 82.0525 2,670
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 80.8865 -40,399
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 78.7514 89,842
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 77.5887 -65,597
117 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 77.4153 31,422
118 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 71.3458 198
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 71.2621 113,390
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 70.5871 1,011,420
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 67.8869 400,016
122 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 67.5467 374,483
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 61.8538 80,415
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 61.3809 600,616
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 60.4565 10,254
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 60.2926 235,842
127 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 59.4297 254
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 59.2555 31,116
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 57.4761 1,437,913
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 57.299 4,467
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 55.0545 425,007
132 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 54.3011 183,983
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 53.3163 500,563
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 51.3948 35,204
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 50.9822 18,200
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 50.9804 12,945
137 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 50.5187 5,182
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 49.2215 345,150
139 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 49.1857 35,302
140 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 48.3759 469,701
141 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 47.8781 1,728,095
142 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 46.3285 141,516
143 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 45.5252 156,869
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 45.4341 8,090
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 44.9929 3,609
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 43.219 -7,610
147 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 42.7165 7,472
148 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 42.0754 238,891
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 41.7101 1,639,266
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 40.6755 -83,243
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 39.8849 781,353
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 39.1984 178,422
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 39.142 217,383
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 38.4268 122
155 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 38.1214 14,801
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 37.8607 133,863
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 37.4545 453,559
158 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 36.1357 -62
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 35.1323 98,804
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 34.6213 15,221
161 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 34.2809 -594
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 34.2555 2,768,426
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 33.3749 239,279
164 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 33.2467 339
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 33.0287 52,211
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 32.6648 1,150,042
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.5845 681,070
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 29.0129 685,255
169 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.4935 31
170 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 27.1201 3,436,186
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 26.7537 108,331
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 26.1442 265,788
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 25.8593 276,667
174 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 25.3331 512,066
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 24.8996 64,909
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 24.5264 346,928
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 22.9416 -663,941
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 22.9131 61,052
179 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 21.5513 475,558
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 20.9859 45,429
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 20.4243 354,858
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 18.6934 121,847
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 18.0311 2,671,586
184 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 17.997 18,195
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 17.7471 46,738
186 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 17.7207 215,852
187 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 17.2716 487,455
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 16.9436 -32
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 16.9173 254,541
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 16.5971 17,322
191 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 16.491 24,106
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 16.4714 -302,256
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 15.8742 1,231,103
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 14.545 13,220
195 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 13.9424 16,691
196 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 12.825 105,011
197 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 12.3776 3,739
198 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 12.3247 553
199 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 11.9492 372,134
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 11.6905 470,989
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 11.2575 9,697
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 11.1568 -27,299
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 10.714 617,214
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 10.3397 194,292
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 10.036 108,583
206 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 9.7423 -32
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 9.6972 4,356
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 9.488 394,229
209 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 9.0381 631,581
210 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 8.5346 112,913
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 8.4211 114,528
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 8.0048 3,895
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 7.9167 99,717
214 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 7.4451 657,251
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 7.3308 177,008
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 6.9852 65,702
217 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 6.6082 260,464
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 6.5506 148,065
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 6.2476 135,782
220 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 5.8304 90,789
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 4.6276 126,370
222 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4.5093 86,834
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.8151 26,735
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.7954 -5,895
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 3.0414 379,933
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.6459 3,104
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.544 2,075
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.5277 106,064
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.367 39,460
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.2191 238,234
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1.9463 59,228
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.6629 48,092
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.3878 39,592
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1.386 4,783
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.6712 5,920
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1916 24
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1355 90

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1990

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 102.3912 60,915,443
2 Europe 32.6728 2,323,939
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 21.8381 8,361,696
4 Africa 21.5951 16,916,829
5 Northern America 14.79 3,816,592
6 Oceania 3.1505 496,521

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1990

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 187.0226 27,760,235
2 Western Europe 161.1511 966,861
3 Caribbean 154.2941 476,928
4 Micronesia 139.7312 8,350
5 Eastern Asia 116.3041 21,417,294
6 Southern Europe 110.2801 225,044
7 South-Eastern Asia 99.0386 8,698,848
8 Polynesia 70.8156 6,749
9 Northern Europe 56.268 269,614
10 Central America 45.137 2,362,323
11 Western Asia 31.5663 2,138,951
12 Western Africa 30.1544 4,492,141
13 Eastern Africa 29.6105 5,674,318
14 Northern Africa 18.3772 3,148,235
15 Eastern Europe 17.1786 862,420
16 Southern Africa 17.0172 1,304,012
17 South America 16.9029 5,522,445
18 Central Asia 12.9719 900,115
19 Middle Africa 11.0687 2,298,123
20 Melanesia 9.9882 138,177
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.5727 343,245

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1990

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 78.64 46,081,526
2 Middle-income countries 49.9534 77,847,270
3 Upper-middle-income countries 36.2717 31,765,744
4 High-income countries 29.2444 7,258,031
5 Low-income countries 20.6156 7,243,658
6 No income group available 16.7243 482,061

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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