Population Density by Country in 2018

In the year 2018, the world had a population density of 58.9 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 24851.7 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 20343.5 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore with 8513.2 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 2.0 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 146.3 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Africa with a population density of 43.8 people/kmยฒ, and Europe with 33.8 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 300.9 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 196.3 people/kmยฒ, and Western Europe with 178.1 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 3.8 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 127.5 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 25.5.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 2018

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 24851.6779 12
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 20343.4688 12,590
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 8513.2306 49,509
4 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6807.6024 17,562
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 3264.8 40
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1899.5396 14,009
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1632.5267 16,736
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1560.5905 12,176
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1257.463 1,842,986
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1242.5441 773
11 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1220.4545 -12
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1177.2407 250
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 966.9609 417
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 908.3836 2,089
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 798.2635 104,035
16 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 754.5453 11,347
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 670.042 56,787
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 650.4384 487
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 638.7075 -917
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 638.119 433
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 596.2 246
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 588.675 511
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 581.7047 -163,096
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 559.9344 14
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 522.2896 145,262
26 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 517.6294 301,835
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 513.3807 76,407
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 466.2727 220
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 460.4493 14,508,815
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 442.9084 404,613
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 435.6651 25,774
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 417.1486 14,665
33 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 399.4494 147,894
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 390.726 147,524
35 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 381.8763 -27,428
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 378.116 62,535
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 376.4746 8,269
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 362.1667 98
39 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 361.8961 1,810,300
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 358.3471 900
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 353.6231 -2,605
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 344.1625 70,912
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 335.0526 -430,566
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 311.7893 -12
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 302.9123 6,339
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 302.8449 871,015
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 293.3156 42,602
48 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 289.6129 -509
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 288.7792 714
50 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 285.0398 3,484,439
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 273.6785 346,301
52 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 269.95 -291
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 269.2282 1,284
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 259.6339 2,476
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 255.4944 -1,226
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 243.4042 -782
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 242.2935 193,305
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 242.12 -1,074
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 241.5924 63,605
60 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 238.7996 38,216
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 238.6312 308
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 237.8262 263,863
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 234.7154 11,908
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 225.6039 1,276
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 222.8381 117,775
66 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 220.15 3,264
67 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 217.8241 4,881,529
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 212.9238 118,997
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 212.9034 60,624
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 208.2398 461
71 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 207.7775 1,393,804
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 202.3057 -122,919
73 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 196.9805 250
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 194.2622 491,816
75 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 193.6847 318,104
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 183.6962 -38
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 172.5114 166
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 168.4043 1,929
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 161.77 -245
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 159.6032 1,305
81 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 158.47 478
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 157.2431 262,655
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 156.8053 -22,764
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 147.9441 194,548
85 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 147.6114 5,321,149
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 146.4607 185
87 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 141.7373 5,853
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 139.7574 2,546,131
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 139.2233 196,700
90 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 136.4532 2,476
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 136.026 28,584
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 135.6713 649,387
93 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 135.0833 134
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 131.9081 10,128
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 128.6913 71,189
96 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 125.8074 -24,441
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 122.8256 78,913
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 117.7992 240,849
99 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 116.5762 127,899
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 111.8643 -16,776
101 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 111.1294 2,946,778
102 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 111.0833 7,101
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 110.0744 -436
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 109.5802 184,334
105 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 107.9903 -5,773
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 107.5999 684,765
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 107.1331 36,521
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 106.1114 -8,174
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 105.8947 346,771
110 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 105.239 753,994
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 105.0081 -2,752
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 104.5746 7,254
113 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 104.2149 1,915,715
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 99.6542 -15,700
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 98.7218 45,940
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 98.6129 410,259
117 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 96.8752 -31,540
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 95.5488 -35,758
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 94.43 539
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 93.4994 986,781
121 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 93.1456 281,494
122 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 89.7817 166,036
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 88.5201 187,947
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 86.0184 978,770
125 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 85.2187 -96,182
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 84.8585 18,551
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 84.8349 1,674
128 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 84.3964 -109
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 81.2817 -57,137
130 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 80.896 422,374
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 80.7833 2,175
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 80.6166 372,878
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 80.5008 384,922
134 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 80.1698 647,079
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 76.7744 118,669
136 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 76.7226 -230,915
137 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 76.2802 521,714
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 76.128 616
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 75.3295 3,859
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 75.0105 2,857
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 74.5348 557,324
142 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 74.4326 -31,242
143 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 74.0993 2,102
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 72.3985 27,564
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 71.8854 -147
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 70.714 64,914
147 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 68.5121 369,293
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 68.455 45,311
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 66.8334 9,153
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 66.4127 -39,360
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 65.6614 -65,203
152 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 65.5794 1,765,498
153 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 63.7885 206,113
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 63.2967 1,092,597
155 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 58.3187 751,481
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 56.5024 1,052,372
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 56.1529 68,537
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 54.6139 91,821
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 54.2859 226
160 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 53.807 701,613
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 53.5505 51,193
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 52.5664 1,041,359
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 51.0942 317,253
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 50.7619 93,992
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 50.3008 -316
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 47.7826 -17,351
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 46.9684 736,664
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 46.1443 681,192
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 45.9291 -27,723
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.7178 -1,105
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 45.6082 16,892
172 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 43.8529 961,647
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 43.6711 1,637
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 42.3155 191
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 38.9096 303,610
176 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 38.8359 43
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 38.4144 2,788,952
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 37.4169 853,119
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 36.7906 718
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 36.309 2,222,131
181 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 32.5449 -1,022,235
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 32.4478 102,923
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 31.106 -19,527
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 30.7843 106,895
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.418 5,687
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 28.4403 57,217
187 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.8457 -25
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 25.1576 710,992
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 25.1451 1,668,457
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 25.0851 1,069,292
191 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 24.948 104,262
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 24.8374 341,665
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 24.5658 557,293
194 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 24.3887 7,078
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 23.9926 540,284
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 23.7948 1,274,118
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 22.8938 15,680
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 20.6007 213,852
199 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 19.8494 5,635
200 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.7871 3,008
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 18.4263 -90,877
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 18.2653 106,092
203 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 18.2402 4,794
204 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 17.8235 856,076
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 17.6035 785,486
206 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 17.4618 32,564
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 16.7499 7,396
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.337 627,538
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.2899 813,238
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 15.9328 130,229
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 15.9306 87,372
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 15.9085 338,006
213 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 15.5842 498
214 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 14.8664 30,487
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 14.0308 -30
216 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 12.9063 94,816
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 12.3922 540,674
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 10.7144 170,756
219 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8944 141,235
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 8.507 51,129
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 8.1781 103,686
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.2558 25
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 6.8667 218,720
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 4.3255 48,907
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4.1435 112,105
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 4.0727 503,366
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 3.9904 40,300
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.8646 96,710
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.8059 6,163
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 3.5209 8,526
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.3655 7,377
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 3.2515 381,862
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.922 41,063
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.0315 68,810
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.0 13,007
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.3004 57
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1363 -8

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 2018

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 146.3489 40,110,624
2 Africa 43.8315 32,134,894
3 Europe 33.7534 845,407
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 31.6447 5,731,562
5 Northern America 19.7997 2,725,714
6 Oceania 5.0113 728,727

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 2018

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 300.9065 22,341,359
2 Caribbean 196.2605 307,383
3 Western Europe 178.0718 640,077
4 Micronesia 171.19 1,022
5 South-Eastern Asia 147.7193 6,574,044
6 Eastern Asia 140.4273 5,310,591
7 Southern Europe 117.1608 -21,650
8 Polynesia 87.5369 2,959
9 Central America 70.2322 1,741,321
10 Eastern Africa 64.0282 11,237,834
11 Northern Europe 63.983 551,791
12 Western Africa 63.9455 10,005,049
13 Western Asia 58.115 4,740,344
14 Northern Africa 31.555 4,588,627
15 Middle Africa 26.7302 5,440,033
16 Southern Africa 24.6582 863,351
17 South America 24.1609 3,682,858
18 Melanesia 21.6624 236,792
19 Central Asia 18.4238 1,144,286
20 Eastern Europe 16.2828 -324,811
21 Australia/New Zealand 3.752 487,954

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 2018

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 127.5157 43,909,958
2 Middle-income countries 72.5056 58,799,384
3 Upper-middle-income countries 46.2691 14,889,426
4 Low-income countries 45.0205 18,461,329
5 High-income countries 35.1686 6,024,552
6 No income group available 25.4514 -1,008,337

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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