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Geography > Area > Land > Per capita: Countries Compared

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 Svalbard 28,184.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
3 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 3,876.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
4 Pitcairn Islands 979.17 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
5 Western Sahara 675.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
6 Mongolia 518.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
7 French Guiana 446.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
8 Namibia 395.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
9 Christmas Island 373.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
10 Australia 362.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
11 Suriname 339.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
12 Iceland 329.37 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
13 Botswana 317.74 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
14 Mauritania 306.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
15 Libya 285.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
16 Canada 273.8 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
17 Guyana 255.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 252.97 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
18 Niue 180.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
19 Kazakhstan 174.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
20 Gabon 173.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 148.31 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
21 Central African Republic 140.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
22 Chad 124.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
23 Russia 120.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
24 Bolivia 117.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
25 Angola 99.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
26 Mali 98.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
27 Niger 95.44 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
28 Turkmenistan 94.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
29 Congo, Republic of the 87.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
30 New Caledonia 82.62 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 78.1 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
31 Saudi Arabia 76.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
32 Papua New Guinea 76.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
33 Belize 75.7 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
34 Algeria 70.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
35 Bhutan 68.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
36 Argentina 67.6 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
37 Norway 66.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
38 Somalia 65.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
39 New Zealand 64.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
40 Oman 64.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
41 Zambia 63.48 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 61.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 59.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
42 Sudan 59.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
43 Paraguay 58.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
44 Finland 58.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
45 Vanuatu 56.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 55.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
46 Saint Helena 54.65 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 53.97 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 53.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 53.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
47 Uruguay 49.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 47.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 47.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
48 Solomon Islands 47.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
49 Chile 45.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
50 Equatorial Guinea 45.5 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
51 Sweden 45.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
52 Djibouti 45.4 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
53 Peru 43.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
54 Brazil 43.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 42.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 42.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 41.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
failed states average (profile) 39.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 38.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 37.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
55 Mozambique 36.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 35.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
56 Kyrgyzstan 35.71 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
57 Laos 34.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
58 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 34.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 34.2 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
59 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
60 Zimbabwe 34.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
61 Venezuela 33.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
62 Estonia 33.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
63 The Bahamas 32.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 31.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
64 United States 30.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
65 Madagascar 29.02 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
66 Liberia 28.89 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
67 Faroe Islands 28.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
68 Latvia 28.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
69 Cameroon 25.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
70 Guinea 25.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
71 South Africa 25.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
72 Iran 24.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 23.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
73 Colombia 23.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Europe average (profile) 23.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
74 Panama 22.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
75 Yemen 22.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
76 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 22.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
77 Eritrea 22.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
78 Tanzania 22.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
79 Palau 21.71 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
80 Belarus 21.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
81 Nicaragua 20.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.64 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
82 Montserrat 20.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
83 Ecuador 19.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
84 Tajikistan 19.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
85 Afghanistan 19.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
86 Fiji 19.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
South Asia average (profile) 19.33 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
87 Cook Islands 19.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
88 Turks and Caicos Islands 19.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 18.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
89 Guinea-Bissau 18.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
90 Lithuania 18.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
91 United Arab Emirates 18.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
92 Wallis and Futuna 17.98 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
93 Burkina Faso 17.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
94 Mexico 17.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
95 Ireland 16.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
96 Norfolk Island 16.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
97 Cote d'Ivoire 15.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
98 Uzbekistan 15.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
99 Iraq 15.31 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
100 East Timor 15.25 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
101 Swaziland 15.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
102 Bulgaria 15.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
103 Georgia 15.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
104 Kenya 15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
105 Tunisia 14.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
106 Senegal 14.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
107 Jordan 14.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
108 Honduras 14.65 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
109 Lesotho 14.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
110 Qatar 13.87 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
111 Brunei 13.82 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
112 Burma 13.77 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
113 Ethiopia 13.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 13.54 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
114 Samoa 13.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
European Union average (profile) 13.47 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
115 Ukraine 13.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
116 Malaysia 13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
117 Morocco 12.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
118 Benin 12.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
119 French Polynesia 12.93 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
120 Croatia 12.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
121 Cambodia 12.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
122 Spain 12.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
123 Greece 12.2 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
124 Egypt 12.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
125 Costa Rica 12.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
126 Cyprus 11.66 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
127 Sierra Leone 11.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
128 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
129 Turkey 10.72 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
130 Azerbaijan 10.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
131 Dominica 10.4 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
132 Romania 10.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
133 Austria 10.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
134 Slovenia 10.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
135 Ghana 9.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
136 Cuba 9.7 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
137 Armenia 9.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
138 Cape Verde 9.45 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
139 Syria 9.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
140 Hungary 9.3 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
141 Togo 9.28 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
142 Slovakia 8.95 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
143 France 8.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
144 Portugal 8.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
145 Guatemala 8.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
146 Poland 7.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
147 Thailand 7.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
148 Denmark 7.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
149 Moldova 7.72 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
150 Indonesia 7.69 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
151 Serbia and Montenegro 7.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
152 Albania 7.57 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
153 Czech Republic 7.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
154 Kiribati 7.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
155 Anguilla 7.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
156 China 7.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
157 Tokelau 6.98 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
158 Kuwait 6.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
159 Malawi 6.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
160 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.55 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
161 Federated States of Micronesia 6.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
162 Uganda 6.37 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
163 Nigeria 6.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
164 Tonga 6.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
165 The Gambia 5.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
166 Andorra 5.66 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
167 Seychelles 5.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
168 Northern Mariana Islands 5.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
169 Cayman Islands 5.47 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
170 British Virgin Islands 5.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
171 Luxembourg 5.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
172 Switzerland 5.25 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
173 Antigua and Barbuda 5.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
174 North Korea 5.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
175 Dominican Republic 5.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
176 Italy 5.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
177 Trinidad and Tobago 4.9 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
178 Sao Tome and Principe 4.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
179 Nepal 4.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
180 Liechtenstein 4.64 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
181 Pakistan 4.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
182 Netherlands Antilles 4.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
183 Germany 4.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
184 United Kingdom 3.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
185 Jamaica 3.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
186 Grenada 3.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
187 Saint Lucia 3.8 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
188 Vietnam 3.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
189 Guadeloupe 3.77 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
190 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
191 Reunion 3.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
192 Virgin Islands 3.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
193 Philippines 3.1 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
194 Haiti 3.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
195 Guam 3.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
196 American Samoa 3.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
197 Sri Lanka 3.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
198 Comoros 2.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
199 Burundi 2.95 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
200 Japan 2.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
201 El Salvador 2.93 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
202 Belgium 2.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
203 Marshall Islands 2.87 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
204 Israel 2.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
205 India 2.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
206 Lebanon 2.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
207 Rwanda 2.45 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
208 Martinique 2.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
209 West Bank 2.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
210 Puerto Rico 2.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
211 Tuvalu 2.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
212 San Marino 2.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
213 Netherlands 2.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
214 South Korea 2.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
215 Aruba 1.9 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
216 Saint Martin 1.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
217 Mayotte 1.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
218 Mauritius 1.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
219 Barbados 1.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
220 Nauru 1.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
221 Taiwan 1.41 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
222 Jersey 1.27 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
223 Guernsey 1.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
224 Bahrain 0.926 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
225 Bangladesh 0.872 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
226 Bermuda 0.801 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
227 Malta 0.783 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
228 Maldives 0.777 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
229 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.534 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
230 Gaza Strip 0.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
231 Gibraltar 0.232 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
=232 Hong Kong 0.148 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
=232 Singapore 0.148 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
234 Monaco 0.059 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
235 Macau 0.052 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/stats/Geography/Area/Land/Per-capita

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