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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..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 GreenlandGreenland 38,044.89 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
2 SvalbardSvalbard 28,184.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
3 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands 3,876.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
4 Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn 979.17 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
5 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 675.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
6 MongoliaMongolia 518.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
7 French GuianaFrench Guiana 446.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
8 NamibiaNamibia 395.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
9 Christmas IslandXmas Island 373.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
10 AustraliaAustralia 362.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
11 SurinameSuriname 339.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
12 IcelandIceland 329.37 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
13 BotswanaBotswana 317.74 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
14 MauritaniaMauritania 306.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
15 LibyaLibya 285.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
16 CanadaCanada 273.8 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
17 GuyanaGuyana 255.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 252.97 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
18 NiueNiue 180.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
19 KazakhstanKazakhstan 174.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
20 GabonGabon 173.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Cold countries averageCold countries average 148.31 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
21 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 140.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
22 ChadChad 124.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
23 RussiaRussia 120.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
24 BoliviaBolivia 117.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
25 AngolaAngola 99.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
26 MaliMali 98.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
27 NigerNiger 95.44 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
28 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 94.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
29 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 87.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
30 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 82.62 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 78.1 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
31 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 76.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
32 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 76.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
33 BelizeBelize 75.7 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
34 AlgeriaAlgeria 70.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
35 BhutanBhutan 68.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
36 ArgentinaArgentina 67.6 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
37 NorwayNorway 66.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
38 SomaliaSomalia 65.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
39 New ZealandNew Zealand 64.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
40 OmanOman 64.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
41 ZambiaZambia 63.48 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 61.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 59.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
42 SudanSudan 59.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
43 ParaguayParaguay 58.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
44 FinlandFinland 58.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
45 VanuatuVanuatu 56.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 55.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
46 Saint HelenaSaint Helena 54.65 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 53.97 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 53.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 53.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
47 UruguayUruguay 49.92 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 48.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 47.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 47.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
48 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 47.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
49 ChileChile 45.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
50 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 45.5 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
51 SwedenSweden 45.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
52 DjiboutiDjibouti 45.4 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
53 PeruPeru 43.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
54 BrazilBrazil 43.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 42.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 42.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Hot countries averageHot countries average 41.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Failed states averageFailed states average 39.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 38.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 37.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
55 MozambiqueMozambique 36.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
NATO countries averageNATO average 35.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
56 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 35.71 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
57 LaosLaos 34.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
58 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 34.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 34.2 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
59 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 34.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
60 ZimbabweZimbabwe 34.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
61 VenezuelaVenezuela 33.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
62 EstoniaEstonia 33.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
63 The BahamasThe Bahamas 32.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 31.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
64 United StatesUnited States 30.16 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
65 MadagascarMadagascar 29.02 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
66 LiberiaLiberia 28.89 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
67 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 28.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
68 LatviaLatvia 28.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 25.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
69 CameroonCameroon 25.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
70 GuineaGuinea 25.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
71 South AfricaSouth Africa 25.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
72 IranIran 24.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 24.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Tourist destinations averageTourist destinations average 23.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
73 ColombiaColombia 23.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Europe averageEurope average 23.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
74 PanamaPanama 22.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
75 YemenYemen 22.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
76 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands 22.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
77 EritreaEritrea 22.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
78 TanzaniaTanzania 22.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
79 PalauPalau 21.71 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
80 BelarusBelarus 21.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
81 NicaraguaNicaragua 20.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 20.64 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
82 MontserratMontserrat 20.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
83 EcuadorEcuador 19.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
84 TajikistanTajikistan 19.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
85 AfghanistanAfghanistan 19.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
86 FijiFiji 19.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 19.33 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
87 Cook IslandsCook Islands 19.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
88 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 19.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 18.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
89 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 18.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
90 LithuaniaLithuania 18.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
91 United Arab EmiratesUAE 18.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
92 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 17.98 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
93 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 17.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 17.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
94 MexicoMexico 17.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
95 IrelandIreland 16.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
96 Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island 16.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
97 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 15.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
98 UzbekistanUzbekistan 15.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
99 IraqIraq 15.31 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
100 East TimorEast Timor 15.25 sq km per 1,000 people 2005
101 SwazilandSwaziland 15.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
102 BulgariaBulgaria 15.22 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
103 GeorgiaGeorgia 15.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
104 KenyaKenya 15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
105 TunisiaTunisia 14.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
106 SenegalSenegal 14.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
107 JordanJordan 14.84 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
108 HondurasHonduras 14.65 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
109 LesothoLesotho 14.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
110 QatarQatar 13.87 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
111 BruneiBrunei 13.82 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
112 BurmaBurma 13.77 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
113 EthiopiaEthiopia 13.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
Eurozone averageEurozone average 13.54 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
114 SamoaSamoa 13.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
European Union averageEuropean Union average 13.47 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
115 UkraineUkraine 13.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
116 MalaysiaMalaysia 13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
117 MoroccoMorocco 12.99 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
118 BeninBenin 12.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
119 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 12.93 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
120 CroatiaCroatia 12.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
121 CambodiaCambodia 12.39 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
122 SpainSpain 12.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
123 GreeceGreece 12.2 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
124 EgyptEgypt 12.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
125 Costa RicaCosta Rica 12.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
126 CyprusCyprus 11.66 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
127 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 11.38 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
128 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 11.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
129 TurkeyTurkey 10.72 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
130 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 10.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
131 DominicaDominica 10.4 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
132 RomaniaRomania 10.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
133 AustriaAustria 10.05 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
134 SloveniaSlovenia 10.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
135 GhanaGhana 9.88 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
136 CubaCuba 9.7 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
137 ArmeniaArmenia 9.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
138 Cape VerdeCape Verde 9.45 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
139 SyriaSyria 9.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
140 HungaryHungary 9.3 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
141 TogoTogo 9.28 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
142 SlovakiaSlovakia 8.95 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
143 FranceFrance 8.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
144 PortugalPortugal 8.61 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
145 GuatemalaGuatemala 8.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
146 PolandPoland 7.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
147 ThailandThailand 7.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
148 DenmarkDenmark 7.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
149 MoldovaMoldova 7.72 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
150 IndonesiaIndonesia 7.69 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
151 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 7.63 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
152 AlbaniaAlbania 7.57 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
153 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 7.56 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
154 KiribatiKiribati 7.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
155 AnguillaAnguilla 7.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
156 ChinaChina 7.01 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
157 TokelauTokelau 6.98 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
158 KuwaitKuwait 6.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
159 MalawiMalawi 6.75 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
160 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 6.55 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
161 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 6.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
162 UgandaUganda 6.37 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
163 NigeriaNigeria 6.23 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
164 TongaTonga 6.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
165 The GambiaThe Gambia 5.76 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
166 AndorraAndorra 5.66 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
167 SeychellesSeychelles 5.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
168 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 5.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
169 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 5.47 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
170 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 5.42 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
171 LuxembourgLuxembourg 5.32 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
172 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 5.25 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
173 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 5.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
174 North KoreaNorth Korea 5.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
175 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 5.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
176 ItalyItaly 5.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
177 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 4.9 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
178 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 4.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
179 NepalNepal 4.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
180 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 4.64 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
181 PakistanPakistan 4.51 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
182 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 4.26 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
183 GermanyGermany 4.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
184 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 3.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
185 JamaicaJamaica 3.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
186 GrenadaGrenada 3.81 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
187 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 3.8 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
188 VietnamVietnam 3.78 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
189 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 3.77 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
190 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 3.29 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
191 ReunionReunion 3.18 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
192 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 3.15 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
193 PhilippinesPhilippines 3.1 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
194 HaitiHaiti 3.09 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
195 GuamGuam 3.08 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
196 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 3.07 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
197 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
198 ComorosComoros 2.96 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
199 BurundiBurundi 2.95 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
200 JapanJapan 2.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
201 El SalvadorEl Salvador 2.93 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
202 BelgiumBelgium 2.91 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
203 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 2.87 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
204 IsraelIsrael 2.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
205 IndiaIndia 2.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
206 LebanonLebanon 2.58 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
207 RwandaRwanda 2.45 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
208 MartiniqueMartinique 2.43 sq km per 1,000 people 2006
209 West BankWest Bank 2.34 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
210 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 2.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
211 TuvaluTuvalu 2.13 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
212 San MarinoSan Marino 2.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
213 NetherlandsNetherlands 2.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
214 South KoreaSouth Korea 2.03 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
215 ArubaAruba 1.9 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
216 Saint MartinSaint Martin 1.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
217 MayotteMayotte 1.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
218 MauritiusMauritius 1.59 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
219 BarbadosBarbados 1.53 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
220 NauruNauru 1.52 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
221 TaiwanTaiwan 1.41 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
222 JerseyJersey 1.27 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
223 GuernseyGuernsey 1.19 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
224 BahrainBahrain 0.926 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
225 BangladeshBangladesh 0.872 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
226 BermudaBermuda 0.801 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
227 MaltaMalta 0.783 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
228 MaldivesMaldives 0.777 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
229 Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City 0.534 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
230 Gaza StripGaza Strip 0.24 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
231 GibraltarGibraltar 0.232 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
232 Hong KongHong Kong 0.148 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
233 SingaporeSingapore 0.148 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
234 MonacoMonaco 0.059 sq km per 1,000 people 2008
235 MacauMacau 0.052 sq km per 1,000 people 2008

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"All countries compared for Geography > Area > Land (per capita)", 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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