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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Geography > Area > Land > Per capita

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greenland 38,044.89 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
2 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 3,876.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
3 Pitcairn Islands 979.17 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
4 Western Sahara 675.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
5 Mongolia 518.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
6 French Guiana 446.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
7 Namibia 395.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
8 Christmas Island 373.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
9 Australia 362.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
10 Suriname 339.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
11 Iceland 329.37 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
12 Botswana 317.74 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
13 Mauritania 306.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
14 Libya 285.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
15 Canada 273.8 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
16 Guyana 255.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
17 Niue 180.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
18 Kazakhstan 174.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
19 Gabon 173.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
20 Central African Republic 140.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
21 Chad 124.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
22 Russia 120.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
23 Bolivia 117.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
24 Angola 99.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
25 Mali 98.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
26 Niger 95.44 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
27 Turkmenistan 94.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
28 New Caledonia 82.62 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
29 Saudi Arabia 76.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
30 Papua New Guinea 76.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
31 Belize 75.7 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
32 Algeria 70.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
33 Bhutan 68.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
34 Argentina 67.6 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
35 Norway 66.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
36 Somalia 65.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
37 New Zealand 64.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
38 Oman 64.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
39 Zambia 63.48 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
40 Sudan 59.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
41 Paraguay 58.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
42 Finland 58.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
43 Uruguay 49.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
44 Solomon Islands 47.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Area > Land > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Geography/Area/Land/Per-capita

Sparsely populated countries Compared by Geography > Area > Land > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Geography > Area > Land > Per capita

  • Greenland ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Western Sahara ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Namibia ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
  • Australia ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
  • Mauritania ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Russia ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Bolivia ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2008.
  • Canada ranked second for area > land > per capita amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2008.
  • Finland ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst European Union in 2008.
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