Population Density by Country in 2021

In the year 2021, the world had a population density of 60.7 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 24621.5 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 21456.5 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore with 8698.5 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 2.1 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 149.7 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Africa with a population density of 47.2 people/kmยฒ, and Europe with 33.7 people living per square kilometer.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the highest population density of 310.8 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 199.5 people/kmยฒ, and Western Europe with 179.4 people living per square kilometer. While the sub-region with lowest population density for the year was Australia/New Zealand with only 3.9 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 132.5 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 24.1.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 2021

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 24621.4765 -250
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 21456.4688 8,119
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 8698.478 29,681
4 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6819.4527 -10,859
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 3266.95 -89
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1868.7937 4,721
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1738.1917 6,943
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1672.2159 11,254
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1301.039 1,882,686
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1295.3529 252
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1188.6111 102
12 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1162.5 -7
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 985.3906 226
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 944.9871 1,309
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 852.7229 113,148
16 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 842.704 10,382
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 673.8185 35,758
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 653.9523 481
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 639.8594 439
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 625.575 195
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 602.783 -617
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 591.8694 71
23 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 556.0466 312,991
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 553.2049 -153
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 546.6892 -77,388
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 523.8384 -2,228
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 519.7854 69,715
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 493.7045 187
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 483.6691 329,314
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 473.4187 9,511,950
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 448.9104 730
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 441.4968 15,239
33 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 415.2334 136,948
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 411.2211 141,348
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 386.4516 8,004
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 383.4936 58,519
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 379.6011 1,571,992
38 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 374.6005 -13,767
39 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 373.45 127
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 366.5 886
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 347.9203 -2,071
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 347.2361 52,887
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 330.6916 -668,441
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 315.22 1,296
45 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 310.9931 748,509
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 304.7378 19,255
47 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 300.1792 4,242,991
48 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 297.4002 6,538
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 291.642 201
50 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 285.9743 -502
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 282.722 514
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 277.1721 226,531
53 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 267.5179 -442
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 261.0983 2,593
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 260.8612 65,949
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 246.8421 9,202
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 243.9969 313
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 243.2746 -268
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 239.2947 36,469
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 238.5292 -4,828
61 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 234.3087 5,054,217
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 233.6111 -1,392
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 232.977 833
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 232.4036 4,094
65 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 232.0244 -7,810
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 230.1313 115,787
67 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 229.4903 1,460,838
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 225.175 -1,178
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 217.3286 41,223
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 215.6956 100,416
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 211.8625 537
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 210.3577 513,001
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 204.0684 673,923
74 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 202.0909 124
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 200.1532 -241,859
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 183.1019 5
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 179.0114 156
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 177.5124 2,406
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 168.1574 1,308
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 164.3196 228,437
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 163.1031 764
82 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 161.6157 1,014
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 158.9415 203,810
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 154.0833 24
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 152.408 -8,499
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 148.5306 63,843
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 147.3138 341
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 145.8871 5,156
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 144.2956 642,949
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 143.2564 1,726,196
91 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 140.1497 78,296
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 138.0913 27,473
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 136.1443 -26,491
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 134.6524 5,784
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 131.8589 76,233
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 125.5521 215,825
97 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 125.1093 -142,083
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 124.767 33,236
99 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 120.283 3,079,128
100 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 117.3772 185,818
101 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 117.0362 58,196
102 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 116.0762 530,438
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 115.2616 354,936
104 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 111.8672 -15,762
105 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 111.1011 -16,374
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 110.1546 632,459
107 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 109.7616 1,741,257
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 108.2746 -123
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 108.1215 15,268
110 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 107.2549 -42,478
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 105.4382 -71,575
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 105.2443 759
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 104.1941 -13,714
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 102.188 355,051
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 100.9392 26,212
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 100.2782 925,153
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 98.0528 -15,495
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 96.55 375
119 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 95.0892 -70,355
120 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 94.5288 178,550
121 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 94.2328 153,219
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 93.1058 -26,327
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 91.6343 183,165
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 91.2744 988,530
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 88.8327 21,412
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 87.6576 439,894
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 86.4096 664,484
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 84.427 -9,578
129 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 84.0095 -131,574
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 83.0755 375,769
131 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 83.0536 -29
132 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 82.5277 1,870
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 82.3495 359,319
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 81.4207 526
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 80.7774 574,649
136 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 80.1162 543,198
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 79.8453 -71,506
138 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 78.8969 91,502
139 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 77.3018 3,928
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 77.2546 3,632
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 76.1302 1,483
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 75.1467 25,717
143 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 75.1423 -394,436
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 73.2831 44,736
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 72.9376 38,724
146 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 72.6373 -37,929
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 71.7861 1,902,528
148 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 71.661 215,418
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 70.8438 -27
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 68.6673 10,366
151 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 68.1346 212,934
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 64.6703 637,992
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 63.8893 -49,796
154 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 63.5251 -104,493
155 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 62.4688 681,359
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 61.7584 962,056
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 58.6606 56,030
158 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 58.3599 707,168
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 58.2697 41,483
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 56.9265 96,908
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 55.0704 326,374
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 54.0794 -9,322
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 53.9822 666,419
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 53.9184 104,875
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 50.6081 3,713
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 49.7008 688,861
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 48.6498 509,090
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 47.6945 15,179
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 47.4884 830
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 47.204 -56,539
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 45.846 544,530
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.4575 -693
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 44.5003 -35,965
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 42.8835 -56
175 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 42.2991 3,039,479
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 41.343 318,836
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 40.7908 882,692
178 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 39.1826 54
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 38.1866 213
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 36.84 1,003,710
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 34.0341 100,651
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 32.171 103,825
183 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30.7709 -304,417
184 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.5687 -2,202
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 30.1142 -25,882
186 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.8844 64,458
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 27.6761 1,091,597
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 27.2031 528,822
189 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 26.3384 392,481
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 26.195 545,226
191 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 26.1802 7,477
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 25.8889 198,487
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 25.8674 1,208,595
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 25.6962 101,144
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 25.6428 997,102
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.5761 -21
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 24.5816 16,734
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 21.9702 197,950
199 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 20.2502 4,957
200 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 19.9358 934,270
201 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.7826 -7,285
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 19.3646 67,913
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 19.052 162,519
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 18.5486 731,247
205 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 18.3081 4,542
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 17.9521 687,368
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 17.7599 22,596
208 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 17.5375 5,232
209 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 17.0887 133,492
210 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.7235 372,310
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 16.5746 78,896
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 16.2177 226,314
213 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 15.744 1,226
214 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 14.6057 45,620
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 13.8551 -3
216 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 13.6434 539,044
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 13.4953 90,690
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11.1507 138,988
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 9.086 48,056
220 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8609 -740,478
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 8.7598 86,281
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.45 -12
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 7.1106 198,073
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 4.5673 38,320
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4.4775 117,400
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 4.1959 271,668
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 4.0872 4,010
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 4.0182 78,842
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.9294 5,319
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 3.6944 2,674
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.6186 6,640
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 3.3741 250,334
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.0732 38,063
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.1495 51,151
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.1262 9,460
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.3093 14
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.137 248

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 2021

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 149.6826 27,571,987
2 Africa 47.1617 32,783,625
3 Europe 33.745 -1,358,963
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 32.3747 3,899,708
5 Northern America 20.1202 1,275,707
6 Oceania 5.2413 554,264

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 2021

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 310.8099 18,004,812
2 Caribbean 199.4774 179,926
3 Western Europe 179.3889 288,655
4 Micronesia 173.3482 3,450
5 South-Eastern Asia 151.8567 5,181,078
6 Eastern Asia 141.1087 -422,240
7 Southern Europe 116.7554 -328,069
8 Polynesia 89.1707 5,467
9 Central America 72.0858 1,223,285
10 Eastern Africa 69.3185 11,827,821
11 Western Africa 69.0255 10,406,882
12 Northern Europe 64.828 361,724
13 Western Asia 60.4574 3,662,791
14 Northern Africa 33.2725 4,236,672
15 Middle Africa 29.3164 5,690,695
16 Southern Africa 25.572 621,556
17 South America 24.7021 2,496,497
18 Melanesia 22.9806 227,100
19 Central Asia 19.3127 1,145,546
20 Eastern Europe 16.1456 -1,681,273
21 Australia/New Zealand 3.9071 318,247

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 2021

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 132.4756 38,505,874
2 Middle-income countries 74.5153 44,166,303
3 Low-income countries 48.9011 18,843,368
4 Upper-middle-income countries 46.8718 5,660,429
5 High-income countries 35.4681 2,011,029
6 No income group available 24.1222 -294,371

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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