Population Density by Country in 2019

In the year 2019, the world had a population density of 59.5 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 24855.0 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 20739.1 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore with 8589.2 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 147.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Africa with a population density of 44.9 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 304.3 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 197.4 people/kmยฒ, and Western Europe with 178.6 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 129.2 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 24.7.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 2019

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 24855.0336 -2
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 20739.1406 12,733
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 8589.1728 54,228
4 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6820.8567 11,571
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 3268.55 35
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1908.2867 -311
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1681.6933 12,764
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1598.8397 11,921
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1271.5389 1,821,542
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1264.1176 694
11 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1200.0 -6
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1181.6944 231
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 974.4531 542
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 922.8017 1,256
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 815.5772 104,421
16 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 785.304 11,722
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 671.4978 46,317
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 651.5802 495
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 638.5611 1,362
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 624.934 -543
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 606.575 169
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 591.3472 451
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 565.1913 -174,769
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 560.2869 29
25 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 530.154 304,606
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 523.5725 108,597
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 515.6741 78,031
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 476.3864 225
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 465.1946 13,708,673
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 457.6045 358,118
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 455.4399 -9,005
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 425.0328 14,680
33 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 404.8184 148,140
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 397.723 155,349
35 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 380.1628 61,410
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 379.7678 8,197
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 378.8411 -25,337
38 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 367.936 1,813,637
39 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 365.2 84
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 360.9515 871
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 351.1741 -2,587
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 345.2622 66,996
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 333.8208 -497,813
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 311.6895 -96
45 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 305.5966 853,757
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 303.0993 1,410
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 296.2875 -12,110
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 289.9083 677
49 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 289.6602 3,639,161
50 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 288.0757 -567
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 275.1025 345,030
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 274.4149 1,216
53 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 269.0346 -423
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 259.8128 1,400
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 249.2479 54,523
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 248.4917 -1,295
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 247.9134 64,331
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 242.9269 -772
59 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 242.2954 42,790
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 240.5125 294
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 239.3718 12,212
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 238.5476 239,028
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 236.6025 -1,133
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 228.3862 1,267
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 225.2465 114,929
66 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 223.5406 3,246
67 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 223.2226 4,952,207
68 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 214.9528 1,473,566
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 214.4326 61,685
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 213.8979 115,585
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 209.3557 521
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 201.8006 -176,068
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 199.5446 507,091
74 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 198.7662 300
75 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 195.8982 333,463
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 183.5058 -61
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 174.767 231
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 171.1309 2,029
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 162.4319 1,354
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 161.4623 -155
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 159.6336 249,669
82 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 159.1121 421
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 154.6867 -23,442
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 151.5553 198,283
85 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 148.1108 4,267,976
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 146.736 130
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 146.0 128
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 143.1837 5,805
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 141.0741 2,485,940
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 139.5756 163,222
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 138.5352 653,912
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 136.7146 29,800
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 136.4827 2,080
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 132.991 9,883
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 129.6978 71,786
96 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 125.7164 -31,270
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 123.7963 81,550
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 120.4888 236,787
99 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 116.7974 116,003
100 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 114.1206 3,035,533
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 112.1666 186,761
102 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 111.8652 16,952
103 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 111.2297 7,256
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 109.4021 775,583
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 109.0985 -456
106 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 108.9965 352,750
107 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 108.4736 659,994
108 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 107.9399 -3,351
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 107.6108 42,333
110 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 106.1014 1,840,096
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 106.0033 -14,921
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 104.9211 6,701
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 104.8939 -3,507
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 99.8448 399,237
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 99.5795 41,655
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 99.0936 -16,211
117 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 96.4483 -33,985
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 95.7402 958,861
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 95.2373 672
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 94.5651 -28,934
121 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 93.821 397,164
122 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 91.3034 165,922
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 89.5282 177,068
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 87.7372 1,017,522
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 86.1088 18,633
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 84.8624 -304
127 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 84.8598 -68,962
128 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 83.6714 -94
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 83.108 429,371
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 82.225 660,046
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 81.3565 2,049
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 81.3453 368,871
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 81.1894 375,518
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 80.8288 -61,356
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 77.9588 585
136 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 77.5224 113,875
137 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 77.5199 533,030
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 76.5776 560,508
139 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 76.3155 -240,803
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 75.9841 3,689
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 75.5052 2,444
142 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 74.8783 2,307
143 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 73.8828 -30,225
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 73.3103 27,805
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 71.6138 58,110
146 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 71.2917 -138
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 70.0731 45,693
148 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 69.8331 286,845
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 67.5913 1,798,774
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 67.3624 9,218
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 65.6427 -39,475
152 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 65.2481 211,628
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 65.0627 -64,594
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 63.8435 1,050,301
155 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 59.7509 760,876
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 58.1699 1,113,057
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 57.0599 66,018
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 55.3758 91,562
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 55.3665 50,685
160 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 55.321 709,576
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 54.2641 -3,255
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 53.1476 851,920
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 52.4074 328,095
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 51.7576 97,804
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 50.2717 -747
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 47.6762 -25,854
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 47.5806 758,176
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 47.3245 691,994
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 46.3328 16,700
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.6412 -1,012
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 45.4972 -26,366
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 45.3474 1,548
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 44.6632 859,243
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 43.733 101
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 39.6914 301,237
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 39.6581 2,850,119
177 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 38.9489 61
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 38.5127 870,314
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 37.3148 734
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 36.5473 2,137,135
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 32.97 97,374
182 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 31.6131 -685,703
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 31.2481 107,200
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 30.7994 -18,623
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.5305 4,094
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 28.8815 49,670
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 25.9514 1,090,818
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.7609 -14
189 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 25.6427 530,841
190 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 25.4747 583,121
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 25.3385 1,564,114
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 25.2864 334,405
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 25.2073 106,985
194 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 24.9717 7,135
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 24.7252 548,883
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 24.4934 1,191,950
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 23.4405 15,808
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 21.0716 212,665
199 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 19.989 5,090
200 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.795 -275
201 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 18.7202 134,924
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 18.5191 195,550
203 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 18.5075 876,594
204 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 18.2603 7,357
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 17.9303 771,237
206 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 17.58 39,353
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 17.0581 6,662
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.8559 638,714
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.6663 805,220
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 16.3125 129,110
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 16.1449 86,025
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 16.0274 325,842
213 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 15.6113 490
214 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 14.8716 -27,264
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 13.9654 -21
216 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 13.105 91,892
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 12.8072 504,638
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 10.8717 170,063
219 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8999 38,753
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 8.7041 50,419
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 8.3619 125,403
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.3865 43
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 6.9468 213,598
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 4.4107 47,679
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4.2533 114,169
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 4.1263 471,295
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 4.0577 -13,822
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 3.919 85,880
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.8481 7,009
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 3.599 7,131
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.4559 7,475
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 3.3007 374,018
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2.9718 40,865
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.0754 68,067
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.0484 12,738
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.3048 52
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1363 7

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 2019

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 147.5907 37,781,163
2 Africa 44.9291 32,737,334
3 Europe 33.791 815,625
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 31.9182 5,354,487
5 Northern America 19.9427 2,608,654
6 Oceania 5.0983 748,218

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 2019

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 304.3353 21,552,666
2 Caribbean 197.4266 209,174
3 Western Europe 178.6462 610,994
4 Micronesia 171.4909 834
5 South-Eastern Asia 149.1829 6,452,129
6 Eastern Asia 140.8278 4,133,033
7 Southern Europe 117.1773 64,775
8 Polynesia 87.9128 3,091
9 Central America 70.9249 1,673,199
10 Eastern Africa 65.759 11,789,907
11 Western Africa 65.6087 10,165,022
12 Northern Europe 64.3209 555,534
13 Western Asia 59.0787 4,495,813
14 Northern Africa 32.1388 4,384,647
15 Middle Africa 27.5741 5,514,015
16 Southern Africa 24.9868 883,743
17 South America 24.3644 3,472,114
18 Melanesia 22.1075 235,351
19 Central Asia 18.7154 1,147,522
20 Eastern Europe 16.2623 -415,679
21 Australia/New Zealand 3.8147 508,942

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 2019

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 129.2116 43,056,035
2 Middle-income countries 73.2289 56,069,566
3 Upper-middle-income countries 46.5286 13,013,531
4 Low-income countries 46.2975 19,052,440
5 High-income countries 35.334 5,595,559
6 No income group available 24.749 -672,084

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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