Population Density by Country in 2022

In the year 2022, the world had a population density of 61.2 (people/kmยฒ).

The country with the highest population density was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a density of 24475.8 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with a population density of 21724.0 people/kmยฒ, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore with 8749.2 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 2.2 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 150.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Africa with a population density of 48.3 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 313.6 people per square kilometer. Closely followed by Caribbean with a population density of 200.4 people/kmยฒ, and Western Europe with 179.6 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 133.9 people per square kilometer. While the lowest population density is recorded by No income group available with a population density of only 24.2.

Countries with the Highest Population Density in 2022

Rank Country Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 24475.8389 -184
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 21724.0156 9,003
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 8749.1779 39,575
4 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6814.2539 -568
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 3264.9 48
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1880.2465 13,214
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 1745.9567 -2,284
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 1692.9714 1,822
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 1315.0985 1,777,557
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1299.2647 14
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 1188.5926 -104
12 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 1160.2273 5
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 989.0859 247
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 954.9871 1,010
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 872.105 120,212
16 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 869.6013 9,791
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 674.764 31,207
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 654.9651 390
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 640.1325 670
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 633.4 118
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 599.8302 304
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 591.3611 -254
23 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 569.0499 316,629
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 551.8115 -17
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 536.6314 -128,396
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 523.6935 -26,431
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 521.6362 54,922
28 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 498.5 24
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 496.7082 347,413
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 476.6507 9,706,711
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 450.8573 921
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 449.6365 15,057
33 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 420.2182 137,905
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 417.6089 135,152
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 389.6206 7,841
36 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 385.1967 1,785,370
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 384.9637 30,502
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 377.05 89
39 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 374.184 6,526
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 368.9338 769
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 348.1723 64,518
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 346.7047 -506
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 328.9379 -653,236
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 317.5129 1,185
45 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 313.2867 689,146
46 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 305.9164 4,602,501
47 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 305.8104 25,194
48 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 298.4492 4,225
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 291.9765 211
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 285.0851 625
51 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 284.1857 -750
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 278.111 229,261
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 267.3905 66,204
54 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 266.5321 -327
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 261.069 -3,228
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 250.0382 7,354
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 245.7937 262
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 243.0912 -329
59 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 239.9521 5,225,561
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 239.5821 42,346
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 239.1836 -113,892
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 236.8536 4,449
63 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 236.4761 1,330,776
64 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 234.395 463
65 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 232.6189 21,584
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 232.4278 106,108
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 230.9389 430
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 221.3625 -347
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 218.5555 56,908
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 216.5054 94,599
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 215.8105 518,147
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 213.0977 550
73 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 207.5511 351,258
74 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 203.276 241
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 199.4678 -163,852
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 183.2981 97
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 180.7596 2,309
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 180.1932 52
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 169.8383 272
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 166.5165 242,412
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 164.3962 917
82 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 163.0914 1,052
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 162.6898 203,929
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 155.9167 20
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 152.1975 3,907
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 148.5299 -76,098
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 147.7614 171
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 147.1835 5,293
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 147.1208 642,729
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 144.1713 1,770,100
91 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 140.3375 113,557
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 138.7522 28,569
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 135.9272 -7,038
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 135.4425 8,817
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 132.9287 75,735
96 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 130.1696 3,240,923
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 127.1017 59,357
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 125.3124 56,928
99 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 123.3799 3,114,669
100 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 120.4357 1,071,325
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 119.957 184,336
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 118.4184 357,002
103 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 117.2089 132,172
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 115.095 408,036
105 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 111.658 -22,714
106 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 111.4974 1,714,594
107 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 110.8898 499,216
108 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 110.0995 557,521
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 108.4267 262
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 108.334 19,802
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 105.2659 110
112 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 105.0244 -16,788
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 103.7419 -11,064
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 103.297 373,645
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 102.4954 999,905
116 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 101.4655 27,532
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 99.5376 449,306
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 97.6837 -5,514
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 96.9833 275
120 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 95.6494 155,809
121 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 94.6715 -35,161
122 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 94.1066 -80,451
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 93.0341 1,055,216
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 92.6221 174,473
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 90.2015 19,296
126 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 89.9416 439,564
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 88.5552 700,103
128 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 85.4468 792,987
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 84.0364 -9,885
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 83.93 387,003
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 83.1376 2,624
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 82.933 403,124
133 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 82.8719 571,508
134 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 82.6607 -81
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 82.3979 115
136 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 81.4002 549,209
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 79.4963 94,840
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 79.3837 -49,282
139 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 78.5802 3,308
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 77.884 3,625
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 76.5181 2,674
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 75.9495 23,025
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 74.8779 44,953
144 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 73.9417 1,916,300
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 73.4727 34,441
146 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 72.4795 191,108
147 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 72.1046 -21,627
148 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 70.8771 43
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 69.5513 192,512
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 69.2087 8,433
151 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 68.5316 -7,264,930
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 65.0781 959,983
153 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 63.823 748,586
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 63.3436 1,096,562
155 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 63.1585 -25,037
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 62.5665 -103,336
157 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 59.896 724,649
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 59.7115 39,402
159 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 59.4333 58,597
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 57.7397 98,796
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 56.403 328,495
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 55.0528 113,656
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 54.3672 587,856
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 53.8838 -17,867
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 50.8972 703,262
166 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 50.8903 6,600
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 49.0607 494,171
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 48.3541 15,403
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 48.1079 347
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 46.9911 -29,887
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 46.1641 170,394
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 45.4013 -859
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 43.9159 -37,226
174 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 43.6736 3,192,708
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 42.6214 2
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 42.1883 335,190
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 41.9257 902,201
178 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 39.2489 7
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 38.3318 189
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 36.9813 1,580,756
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 34.5705 105,108
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 32.6234 105,010
183 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30.882 508,075
184 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.508 -3,076
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 30.4104 62,981
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 29.7403 -20,654
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.5466 1,078,830
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 28.051 535,038
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 26.9276 543,874
190 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 26.804 7,731
191 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 26.5995 275,753
192 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 26.5569 1,225,410
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 26.0358 22,610
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 25.8981 63,356
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 25.7609 977,448
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 25.487 -20
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 25.1518 16,109
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 22.3968 188,413
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 20.69 976,239
200 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 20.3796 4,980
201 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 19.7625 353
202 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 19.5743 43,209
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 19.3442 167,263
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 18.8531 719,266
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 18.5165 689,847
206 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 18.3238 4,965
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 17.8628 40,000
208 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 17.7673 5,251
209 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 17.4829 135,744
210 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.9368 544,538
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 16.7648 74,994
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 16.3014 240,762
213 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 15.8616 3,075
214 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 14.7861 66,034
215 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 14.0751 548,105
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 13.7795 -56
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 13.6845 87,141
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11.2842 150,288
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 9.2715 47,571
220 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 8.9556 157,697
221 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 8.8371 -38,404
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 7.4365 5
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 7.1852 204,992
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 4.6412 45,426
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4.5951 124,930
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 4.2288 326,962
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 4.1083 4,307
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 4.0642 75,286
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 3.9618 4,793
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 3.7199 2,453
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 3.7051 7,576
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 3.4075 262,315
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 3.118 35,661
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2.182 50,016
235 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 2.1654 11,349
236 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 0.3106 17
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 0.1376 198

Regions with the Highest Population Density in 2022

Rank Region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Asia 150.5772 28,545,207
2 Africa 48.2805 33,336,095
3 Europe 33.6717 -1,877,054
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 32.5806 4,442,245
5 Northern America 20.2056 1,907,792
6 Oceania 5.3057 539,393

Sub-regions with the Highest Population Density in 2022

Rank Sub-region Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Southern Asia 313.6372 18,189,659
2 Caribbean 200.4258 240,193
3 Western Europe 179.6076 187,846
4 Micronesia 174.7771 5,363
5 South-Eastern Asia 153.0541 5,476,921
6 Eastern Asia 141.0666 -571,508
7 Southern Europe 116.4707 -413,785
8 Polynesia 89.9192 6,578
9 Central America 72.6532 1,573,574
10 Eastern Africa 71.1017 11,898,184
11 Western Africa 70.7638 10,674,293
12 Northern Europe 65.0433 343,707
13 Western Asia 61.2893 4,311,173
14 Northern Africa 33.8231 4,227,748
15 Middle Africa 30.2116 5,929,155
16 Southern Africa 25.803 606,716
17 South America 24.8478 2,628,478
18 Melanesia 23.4039 221,928
19 Central Asia 19.6034 1,138,962
20 Eastern Europe 16.0438 -1,994,822
21 Australia/New Zealand 3.9464 305,524

Income Groups with the Highest Population Density in 2022

Rank Income Group Population Density (p/kmยฒ) Overall Population +/-
1 Lower-middle-income countries 133.8539 32,175,727
2 Middle-income countries 75.0367 38,630,635
3 Low-income countries 50.2186 19,856,412
4 Upper-middle-income countries 46.9845 6,454,908
5 High-income countries 35.6091 7,887,086
6 No income group available 24.2163 519,546

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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