Population Density by Country in 1991

In the year 1991, the world had a population density of 41.5 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 20512.8 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 11324.7 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 5389.9 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 104.3 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 32.8 people/kmยฒ, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 22.2 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 191.3 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Western Europe with a population density of 162.0 people/kmยฒ, and Caribbean with 156.4 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 80.4 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 17.1.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 1991

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 20512.7517 232
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 11324.7031 11,457
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 5389.8517 84,552
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4568.9898 108,174
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2698.75 -265
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1570.4545 -10
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1170.3794 3,127
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1071.7407 456
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 909.1641 195
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 877.0441 2,023
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 839.232 1,898,221
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 773.8333 7,118
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 718.7069 382
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 683.7995 18,940
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 603.2605 826
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 586.575 186,232
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 543.9702 14,081
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 542.1887 344
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 495.1 314
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 449.6267 208,531
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 446.8707 103,600
22 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 411.6946 35,135
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 384.5656 313
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 377.0222 2,672
25 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 367.8193 92,790
26 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 365.6156 -494
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 359.3976 7,213
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 358.4295 80,744
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 329.8458 29,134
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 329.2624 389,846
31 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 311.7833 173
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 309.1979 151,536
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 298.9859 18,484,340
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 293.4059 1,360
35 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 289.1795 462
36 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 288.4786 459
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 277.7545 208,667
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 269.0222 13,803
39 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 263.5652 89,445
40 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 262.4853 5,938
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 261.4083 979
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 260.147 2,463
43 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 256.3044 139,392
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 248.7766 9,650
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 244.9575 1,079
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 243.8636 196
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 243.8507 4,566
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 237.6556 10,912
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 236.299 145,941
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 234.2021 2,009
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 228.9476 409,627
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 228.3792 139,950
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 222.7024 21,376
54 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 218.1138 1,451,104
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 215.6003 110,813
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 210.1325 1,478,103
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 191.8895 29,552
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 183.5838 38,619
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 182.3 404
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 175.3636 321,277
61 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 169.9188 90,350
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 157.0098 721
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 155.9308 178
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 154.6331 3,807,492
65 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 152.3223 261
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 150.6572 148,980
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 149.1886 5,223
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 144.6227 902
69 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 143.4679 1,837
70 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 138.0833 -2
71 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 136.7757 529,753
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 136.5771 5,401
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 133.458 7,967
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 128.2125 2,582
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 127.095 60,670
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 124.651 94,103
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 121.9755 666
78 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 121.9402 13,969,317
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 121.6758 15,580
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 120.5227 4,025
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 117.9457 1,823
82 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 114.6001 102
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 113.4461 1,325
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 109.8081 833,611
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 108.5657 -22,299
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 107.6872 23,073
87 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 107.2558 2,440,477
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 107.0688 43,922
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 105.6937 -172
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 105.5262 1,366
91 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 104.4773 405
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 103.9807 268,523
93 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 103.7903 -54,373
94 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 102.7335 227,353
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 102.6117 -370
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 100.3561 76,576
97 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 99.2823 -8,735
98 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 98.8081 2,191
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 97.9148 309
100 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 97.1321 145
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 97.0005 3,221,187
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 93.9861 87,286
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 92.4867 8,777
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 92.188 -130
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 91.1983 109,160
106 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 90.9474 606,505
107 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 89.1956 87,959
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 87.9424 5,044
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 87.0619 241,675
110 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 86.6703 -53,784
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 86.4784 10,361
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 81.7519 -17,646
113 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 80.4611 -51,835
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 79.4339 88,742
115 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 77.6287 182,926
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 76.5881 -73,463
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 75.1768 480,952
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 73.363 115,147
119 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 72.1188 173
120 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 71.8826 982,640
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 69.6294 392,963
122 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 69.5786 372,085
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 63.4433 81,907
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 62.2703 561,344
125 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 61.0283 -130,279
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 60.5775 4,903
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 60.2605 29,909
128 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 59.6117 776
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 58.8789 1,354,890
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 58.4809 4,241
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 55.9894 409,531
132 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 55.4774 181,676
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 54.8393 500,257
134 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 51.9607 10,899
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 51.5382 22,979
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 51.5225 5,575
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 51.2646 25,915
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 51.2418 36,099
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 51.1468 351,957
140 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 49.9374 2,390,618
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 49.54 520,707
142 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 47.6455 145,791
143 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 46.9408 162,383
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 46.8101 7,774
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.2472 3,416
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 43.0515 -13,244
147 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 43.0274 233,992
148 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 42.9574 1,332
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 42.5426 1,623,069
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 41.2908 193,162
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 41.1866 730,579
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 41.1086 459,237
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 40.2757 219,195
154 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 39.3997 14,821
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 38.8971 463,898
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 38.8281 143,027
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 38.8003 123
158 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 36.0196 -10,032
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 35.9589 100,135
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 35.6045 1,626,082
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 35.3434 25,389
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 34.229 228,128
163 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 34.0011 355
164 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 33.7982 -743
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 33.7307 51,941
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 33.5112 916,735
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 30.3577 688,717
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 29.6102 657,215
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 28.2775 108,133
170 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.6152 25
171 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 27.5002 3,516,728
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 27.1148 37,786
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 26.9239 246,513
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 26.8265 262,055
175 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 26.3194 529,394
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 25.2714 347,471
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 23.233 61,668
178 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 22.0703 475,711
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 21.0983 46,101
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 21.0474 370,138
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 20.1333 122,951
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 19.2254 123,717
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 18.3458 2,588,411
184 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 18.103 18,528
185 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 18.0117 222,303
186 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 17.6418 460,361
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 17.2451 260,892
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 17.2243 17,865
189 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 16.8397 -49
190 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 16.833 -268,218
191 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 16.5814 30,512
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 16.5489 402,998
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.4067 1,183,440
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 14.7864 5,316
195 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 14.0089 23,811
196 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 13.1429 63,410
197 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 12.9774 687
198 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 12.6889 3,851
199 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 12.1547 353,516
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 11.8582 465,224
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 11.5972 9,867
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 10.9726 614,448
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 10.7321 -505,489
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 10.6007 193,837
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 10.305 109,020
206 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 9.9409 4,557
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 9.8088 405,877
208 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 9.6038 -40
209 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 9.0656 267,815
210 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 8.8129 139,133
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 8.6274 118,208
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 8.1746 3,849
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 8.1327 103,289
214 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 7.7473 641,777
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 7.4775 180,877
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 7.1821 68,777
217 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 6.8166 267,519
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 6.6878 149,330
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 6.2947 118,676
220 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 6.1234 90,538
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 4.7986 304,349
222 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4.6519 90,829
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 3.9197 27,200
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.78 -145
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 3.0809 337,179
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 2.6665 3,346
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2.5904 103,912
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.5737 3,868
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2.4361 38,760
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.2482 207,931
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.0048 61,323
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1.7195 45,120
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1.4417 4,368
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.4126 37,695
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 0.6928 5,606
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.1953 66
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1356 27

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 1991

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 104.2565 56,086,279
2 Europe 32.7682 1,887,294
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 22.2464 8,187,291
4 Africa 22.1664 16,849,683
5 Northern America 14.9956 3,854,415
6 Oceania 3.2059 444,029

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 1991

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 191.2978 26,969,987
2 Western Europe 162.0326 953,209
3 Caribbean 156.4131 461,749
4 Micronesia 142.2429 7,142
5 Eastern Asia 117.8574 15,208,907
6 Southern Europe 110.4476 211,401
7 South-Eastern Asia 100.9876 8,648,127
8 Polynesia 71.658 6,806
9 Northern Europe 56.4339 273,855
10 Central America 46.0906 2,337,812
11 Western Asia 32.2393 4,311,891
12 Western Africa 30.9247 4,849,134
13 Eastern Africa 30.4475 5,461,957
14 Northern Africa 18.7787 3,023,579
15 Southern Africa 17.463 1,066,623
16 Eastern Europe 17.2149 448,829
17 South America 17.2132 5,387,730
18 Central Asia 13.2069 947,367
19 Middle Africa 11.4343 2,448,390
20 Melanesia 10.2681 158,740
21 Australia/New Zealand 2.6113 271,341

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 1991

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 80.4062 44,494,021
2 Middle-income countries 50.8836 69,867,549
3 Upper-middle-income countries 36.8031 25,373,528
4 High-income countries 29.4702 8,604,361
5 Low-income countries 21.1466 8,355,419
6 No income group available 17.1272 481,662

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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