Population Density by Country in 2004

In the year 2004, the world had a population density of 49.7 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 21635.2 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 14860.3 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with 6293.0 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 0.3 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara with 1.2 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 125.4 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Europe with a population density of 33.0 people/kmยฒ, and Africa with 30.6 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 247.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 178.9 people/kmยฒ, and Micronesia with 171.3 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 3.0 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 103.0 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 22.3.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 2004

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 21635.2349 -89
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 14860.2969 13,047
3 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6292.9923 24,831
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 6252.418 41,581
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 2871.6 432
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1437.5 -5
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1297.773 1,621
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1161.8611 255
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1066.219 2,266,166
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1064.433 68,140
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1007.115 4,893
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 933.0625 146
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 917.1765 304
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 774.3276 1,090
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 641.1494 101,580
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 624.4302 990
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 616.9151 773
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 615.9507 7,992
19 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 574.7716 77,970
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 519.6639 797
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 516.725 -13
22 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 490.0 3,166
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 482.3715 173,337
24 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 481.0084 68,057
25 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 476.9262 411
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 447.1943 70,869
27 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 439.1437 -10,144
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 386.9198 -9,400
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 382.1702 18,748,412
30 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 363.1496 230,541
31 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 356.7045 195
32 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 345.3386 58,969
33 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 342.1769 1,996
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 338.8088 162,787
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 329.8078 9,199
36 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 326.3833 123
37 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 325.0567 146,629
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 322.1074 725
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 312.2802 11,213
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 310.8274 180,638
41 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 304.98 -578
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 304.763 119,721
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 303.1497 522
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 302.4194 -81
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 291.2961 6,151
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 288.7372 -539
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 288.1275 -353
48 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 282.025 1,672,912
49 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 274.3929 273,792
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 266.6218 1,180
51 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 265.3358 7,939
52 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 262.632 840,601
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 250.9985 -5,167
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 247.1599 377,811
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 245.9856 13,233
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 233.1497 -54,948
57 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 221.3686 3,805,554
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 214.375 302
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 198.8949 161,584
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 195.4917 435,082
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 187.9108 1,437
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 187.1857 122,218
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 185.3709 1,105
64 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 184.5657 50,856
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 179.4114 878
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 179.1519 137
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 176.7523 6,281
68 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 176.6802 302,124
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 168.0183 -7,161
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 164.2677 3,958
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 163.6883 2,981
72 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 161.5938 626
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 159.3108 46,996
74 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 159.1964 -441
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 157.3271 -2,813
76 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 150.1552 3,692,845
77 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 147.5032 755
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 137.5463 721
79 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 135.8615 789,687
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 135.6136 194
81 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 135.0851 8,062,078
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 132.9093 17,300
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 132.5399 1,952
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 131.2647 333,488
85 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 127.838 528,999
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 127.7442 20,178
87 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 126.0509 -19,626
88 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 125.7083 -81
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 123.0763 -40,373
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 120.8598 50,709
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 120.7402 6,334
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 119.9369 284,429
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 118.2348 2,768,803
94 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 114.1656 24,574
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 111.7827 -30,307
96 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 111.5044 -20,203
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 110.2472 18,375
98 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 109.6186 1,663
99 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 109.0145 407,824
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 107.706 -18,592
101 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 106.0929 -306
102 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 105.1471 23,913
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 103.5128 96,978
104 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 102.4733 -29,201
105 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 102.3206 145,693
106 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 99.1519 7,907
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 99.0222 58,803
108 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 98.4378 491,834
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 96.2751 583,044
110 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 92.5315 -201,597
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 91.432 112
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 88.0779 931,558
113 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 85.5167 742,244
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 84.9648 905
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 83.325 3,335
116 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 83.2902 63,463
117 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 81.5818 -343,809
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 80.92 -61,414
119 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 79.4932 -14,526
120 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 77.8768 1,559,977
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 77.1303 160,716
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 77.1062 594,802
123 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 75.301 2,152,375
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 72.5609 -49,535
125 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 72.5114 3,934
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 72.4616 401,484
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 71.8997 231,343
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 70.012 238,500
129 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 67.6917 181,389
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 67.2936 392,835
131 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 67.1451 23,847
132 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 66.4571 585
133 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 66.2177 97,247
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 65.3947 -9,488
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 64.1722 846,306
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 64.0331 4,643
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 63.6172 21,281
138 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 62.9708 34
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 62.5257 6,333
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 62.3063 146,996
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 61.6712 335,275
142 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 61.3813 6,531
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 59.9107 1,044,498
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 58.9752 81,989
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 58.3173 426,009
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 57.4019 -28,263
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 56.2252 179,830
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 55.569 268,932
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 54.6556 -47,714
150 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 54.4959 233,847
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 53.0539 1,534,956
152 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 49.2815 -64,289
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 49.1447 424,264
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 48.9345 675
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 47.9022 32,080
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 47.5276 128,545
157 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 47.4381 8,331
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.7968 711
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 45.2039 34
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 44.7584 63,010
161 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 43.7239 62,436
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 43.3063 1,052,906
163 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 43.2772 23
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 42.4016 1,131,489
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 39.7736 462,568
166 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 39.27 553,238
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 37.0639 587,253
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 36.4685 182,518
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 36.374 -30,694
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 36.2755 605,181
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 36.0678 463,356
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 35.3051 11,904
173 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 34.6487 601
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 32.4174 90,595
175 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 32.1339 2,936,485
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 31.4357 69,393
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 31.3698 533,762
178 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 31.3459 -7,511
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 29.4601 37,358
180 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.6181 444,686
181 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 26.7848 -35
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 26.7833 59,692
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 25.0444 516,707
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 24.9921 77,183
185 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 24.1793 1,692,312
186 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 24.0721 1,117
187 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 22.8087 71,213
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 22.105 46,141
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 22.1009 2,095,755
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 21.7907 266,105
191 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 21.2735 156,987
192 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.1332 4,078
193 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 17.4259 5,175
194 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 17.29 16,884
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 16.9295 15,266
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.3837 10,630
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 16.3347 664,427
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.1274 356,279
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 15.4072 53,425
200 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 15.095 28,938
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 15.0566 665,402
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 15.05 353,506
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 14.4564 -106
204 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 13.8965 203,732
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 13.8508 398,175
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 13.6498 468,496
207 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 13.3914 61,859
208 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 13.0552 3,745
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 12.97 334,191
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 11.9302 8,185
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 11.0071 502,924
212 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 10.5525 477,451
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 10.4508 421,673
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 10.3749 120,705
215 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 10.2564 64,580
216 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8151 -541,367
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 8.5076 159,772
218 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 7.9769 46,870
219 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 7.6346 428,866
220 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.2712 -39
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 6.6056 90,242
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 5.7495 119,909
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 5.4997 39,861
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.863 -357
225 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 3.5093 298,115
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.3931 148,583
227 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 3.2804 32,732
228 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.2729 5,568
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 2.9165 3,013
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2.8588 64,419
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 2.5936 230,148
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 2.3564 7,501
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.3557 23,535
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1.6295 21,346
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 1.2223 14,011
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.2618 21
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1385 114

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 2004

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 125.3819 47,852,947
2 Europe 32.9747 903,401
3 Africa 30.6176 22,822,394
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.1948 6,930,316
5 Northern America 17.4774 3,234,934
6 Oceania 3.9203 518,857

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 2004

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 247.586 27,059,723
2 Caribbean 178.8963 305,046
3 Micronesia 171.2845 -851
4 Western Europe 169.0343 596,055
5 Eastern Asia 129.667 8,720,590
6 South-Eastern Asia 124.7581 7,185,322
7 Southern Europe 114.3764 1,077,589
8 Polynesia 82.1555 4,523
9 Northern Europe 58.5329 491,593
10 Central America 58.1727 2,204,019
11 Western Africa 43.6944 7,261,963
12 Eastern Africa 43.466 8,156,917
13 Western Asia 42.8064 4,179,310
14 Northern Africa 24.0955 3,345,576
15 South America 20.9405 4,421,251
16 Southern Africa 20.8405 515,878
17 Middle Africa 16.9594 3,542,060
18 Eastern Europe 16.571 -1,261,836
19 Melanesia 15.239 231,613
20 Central Asia 14.8895 708,002
21 Australia/New Zealand 3.0207 283,573

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 2004

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 102.9553 44,830,745
2 Middle-income countries 61.348 61,822,767
3 Upper-middle-income countries 41.5039 16,992,022
4 High-income countries 32.1346 7,365,754
5 Low-income countries 30.6037 12,615,211
6 No income group available 22.2605 459,118

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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