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People > Population density: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 16,357.5 2008
2 Singapore 6,943.19 2008
3 Gibraltar 3,103.2 2008
4 Malta 1,287.34 2008
5 Bermuda 1,284 2008
6 Bangladesh 1,229.16 2008
7 Bahrain 1,092.37 2008
8 Maldives 1,016.76 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 880.13 2008
9 Mauritius 625.05 2008
10 Barbados 593.5 2008
11 Aruba 585.86 2008
Europe average (profile) 520.75 2008
12 San Marino 517.18 2008
13 Mayotte 511.2 2008
14 Netherlands 487.13 2008
15 Puerto Rico 445.83 2008
16 Lebanon 409.95 2008
17 Rwanda 394.03 2008
18 India 383.41 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 380.41 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 378.39 2008
South Asia average (profile) 378.09 2008
19 Haiti 358.36 2008
20 Belgium 353.65 2008
21 Japan 350.35 2008
22 Tuvalu 348.03 2005
23 Comoros 346.01 2008
24 Israel 337.74 2008
25 Marshall Islands 331.48 2008
26 American Samoa 330.54 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 326.14 2008
27 Guam 325.1 2008
28 Burundi 314.42 2008
29 Virgin Islands 313.83 2008
30 Sri Lanka 311.87 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 305.34 2008
31 Grenada 304.52 2008
32 Philippines 303.01 2008
33 El Salvador 296.04 2008
34 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 279.79 2008
35 Saint Lucia 279.02 2008
36 Vietnam 278.04 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 275.17 2008
37 Trinidad and Tobago 259.92 2008
38 United Kingdom 253.82 2008
39 Jamaica 248.13 2008
40 Netherlands Antilles 244.07 2008
41 Germany 235.43 2008
42 Liechtenstein 222.68 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 217.64 2008
43 Pakistan 215.48 2008
44 Cayman Islands 208.65 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 206.72 2008
45 Dominican Republic 205.97 2008
46 Italy 203.41 2008
47 Nepal 200.97 2008
48 Antigua and Barbuda 196.9 2008
49 Switzerland 191.19 2008
50 Saint Kitts and Nevis 189.19 2008
51 Seychelles 189.03 2008
52 Luxembourg 188.67 2008
53 Northern Mariana Islands 185.57 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 172.8 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 172.15 2008
European Union average (profile) 171.38 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 170.52 2008
54 Sao Tome and Principe 166.85 2008
55 Nigeria 166.03 2008
56 The Gambia 166.02 2008
57 Uganda 160.61 2008
58 Malawi 157.8 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 153.11 2008
59 Kuwait 153.09 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 151.68 2008
60 Tonga 143.84 2008
61 China 142.02 2008
62 Czech Republic 134.94 2008
63 Thailand 131.9 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 131.54 2008
64 Denmark 129.47 2008
65 Guatemala 127.72 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 127.62 2008
66 Indonesia 125.5 2008
67 Poland 125.31 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 124.76 2008
68 Cape Verde 123.74 2008
69 Kiribati 119.21 2008
70 European Union 118.83 2008
71 Togo 118.75 2008
72 Portugal 116.09 2008
73 Albania 114.72 2008
74 France 113.72 2008
75 Slovakia 112.4 2008
76 Syria 112.08 2008
77 Hungary 112.02 2008
78 Qatar 110.51 2008
79 Moldova 110.47 2008
80 Armenia 109.12 2008
81 Azerbaijan 105.05 2008
82 Ghana 102.62 2008
83 Cuba 102.03 2008
84 Austria 101.11 2008
85 Slovenia 100.36 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 97.83 2008
86 Dominica 97.59 2008
87 Turkey 96.04 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 93.61 2008
88 Romania 93.58 2008
89 Cyprus 93.34 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 92.79 2008
90 Spain 91.3 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 90.75 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 90.72 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 89.35 2008
91 Costa Rica 88.51 2008
92 Greece 87.18 2008
93 Serbia and Montenegro 83.18 2008
94 Cambodia 82.49 2008
95 Croatia 82.25 2008
96 Malaysia 82.22 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 81.01 2008
97 Ethiopia 80.71 2008
failed states average (profile) 80.23 2008
98 Ukraine 79.85 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 79.21 2008
99 Benin 78.3 2008
100 Sierra Leone 77.63 2008
101 Burma 75.84 2008
102 Brunei 74.44 2008
103 East Timor 73.87 2008
104 Bosnia and Herzegovina 73.69 2008
105 French Polynesia 72.6 2008
106 Morocco 70.82 2008
107 Iraq 70.22 2008
108 Bulgaria 70.19 2008
109 Kenya 68.11 2008
110 Swaziland 67.9 2008
111 Lesotho 67.53 2008
112 Tunisia 66.48 2008
113 Jordan 65.87 2008
114 Honduras 65.41 2008
115 Cote d'Ivoire 64.75 2008
116 Ireland 64.24 2008
117 Uzbekistan 64.21 2008
118 Senegal 63.42 2008
119 Samoa 63.2 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 63 2008
120 Georgia 61.98 2008
121 Guinea-Bissau 56.03 2008
122 Burkina Faso 55.68 2008
123 Mexico 54.71 2008
124 United Arab Emirates 53.65 2008
125 Lithuania 53.58 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 53.44 2008
126 Tajikistan 48.84 2008
127 Eritrea 48.78 2008
128 Ecuador 48.7 2008
129 Tanzania 47.96 2008
130 Belarus 47.71 2008
131 Nicaragua 47.23 2008
132 Fiji 46.2 2008
133 Panama 45.72 2008
134 Afghanistan 44.5 2008
135 Palau 44.08 2008
136 Colombia 40.57 2008
137 Cameroon 40.38 2008
138 South Africa 40.18 2008
139 Guinea 40.02 2008
140 Liberia 39.38 2008
141 Djibouti 36.64 2008
142 Latvia 36.4 2008
143 Faroe Islands 34.65 2008
144 Turks and Caicos Islands 34.38 2008
145 The Bahamas 33.73 2008
146 United States 33.22 2008
147 Madagascar 32.86 2008
148 Zimbabwe 32.22 2008
149 Venezuela 31.67 2008
150 Estonia 31.63 2008
151 Mozambique 28.46 2008
152 Democratic Republic of the Congo 28.34 2008
153 Kyrgyzstan 27.52 2008
154 Laos 26.89 2008
155 Equatorial Guinea 23.5 2008
156 Brazil 22.69 2008
157 Chile 22.59 2008
158 Peru 22.53 2008
159 Sweden 22.47 2008
160 Vanuatu 19.19 2008
161 Uruguay 19.05 2008
162 Solomon Islands 18.24 2008
163 Bhutan 17.89 2008
164 Finland 17.47 2008
165 Sudan 17.4 2008
166 Zambia 16.98 2008
167 New Zealand 15.95 2008
168 Paraguay 15.7 2008
169 Norway 15.67 2008
170 Argentina 14.57 2008
171 Papua New Guinea 14.52 2008
172 Angola 14.45 2008
173 Algeria 14.43 2008
174 Somalia 14.23 2008
175 Belize 14.12 2008
176 New Caledonia 13.5 2008
177 Saudi Arabia 12.4 2008
178 Niger 11.61 2008
179 Turkmenistan 10.73 2008
180 Congo, Republic of the 10.59 2008
181 Mali 10.41 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 10.11 2008
182 Oman 9 2008
183 Bolivia 8.95 2008
=184 Russia 8.67 2008
=184 Chad 8.67 2008
186 Central African Republic 6.97 2008
187 Kazakhstan 5.81 2008
188 Gabon 5.62 2008
189 Guyana 3.88 2008
190 Canada 3.66 2008
191 Libya 3.58 2008
192 Botswana 3.39 2008
193 Suriname 3.3 2008
194 Iceland 3.17 2008
195 Mauritania 3.12 2008
196 Australia 2.79 2008
197 Namibia 2.59 2008
198 Mongolia 1.7 2008
199 Greenland 0.14 2008

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