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List of Countries by Population Density

Source United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
World Bank
Last Updated16 Apr 2015

First list is based on the projections for year 2015 by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. This list contains population density of 233 countries/territories with their continents name and population for year 2015. Second list is based on the estimates by the World bank for year 2013. This list contains population density of 214 countries/territories.

Population density is calculated as population divided by total land area. For year 2015, Population density of the World has been estimated at 50.79 people per km² (129.36 per sq. mile). As of 2015, Total world's population is 7,324,782,225. Total area (including land and water) of Earth is 510 million square kilometers (197 million square miles). Worldwide human population density (7,324,782,225 ÷ 510 million) is around 14.36 per sq. km (36.66 per sq. mile).

Monaco is the most densely populated nation with a population density of 25,718 people per sq. km. Among 88 countries having population of over 10 million, Bangladesh (1114) is most densely populated followed by Republic of Korea (500). Rwanda (472), Netherlands (406) and India (390) is at 3rd, 4th and 5th place, respectively. Five least dense countries over population of 10 million are : Australia (3.09) Canada (3.60), Kazakhstan (6.16), Russian Federation (8.32) and Bolivia (Plurinational State of) (10.04).

Region-wise sex ratio : Asia : 137.39, Europe: 32.24 Africa: 38.48, South America : 23.28, Oceania : 4.60, Central America : 69.33, Caribbean : 183.94

UN (2015)
RankCountry/territory 2015Continent
PopulationDensity
1Monaco38,32025,718.12Europe
2China, Macao SAR584,42022,477.69Asia
3Singapore5,618,8668,226.74Asia
4China, Hong Kong SAR7,313,5576,654.74Asia
5Gibraltar29,3544,892.33Europe
6Bahrain1,359,7261,959.26Asia
7Holy See8001,818.18Europe
8Sint Maarten (Dutch part)46,9141,379.82North America
9Malta431,2391,364.68Europe
10Bermuda65,5781,237.32North America
11Maldives357,9811,201.28Asia
12Bangladesh160,411,2491,113.98Asia
13Channel Islands163,534838.64Europe
14State of Palestine4,548,815755.62Asia
15Barbados287,482668.56North America
16Other non-specified areas23,427,785647.34Asia
17Mayotte233,993625.65Africa
18Mauritius1,253,581614.50Africa
19Aruba103,889577.16North America
20San Marino31,802521.34Europe
21Republic of Korea49,750,234499.81Asia
22Lebanon5,053,624485.93Asia
23Nauru10,122482.00Oceania
24Rwanda12,428,005471.87Africa
25Puerto Rico3,680,058414.65North America
26Comoros770,058413.79Africa
27Netherlands16,844,195405.61Europe
28India1,282,390,303390.11Asia
29Burundi10,812,619388.47Africa
30Haiti10,603,731382.12North America
31Tuvalu9,916381.39Oceania
32Curaçao164,463370.41North America
33Martinique405,688368.14North America
34Belgium11,183,411366.33Europe
35Israel7,919,528357.62Asia
36Réunion895,099356.61Africa
37Saint Lucia184,937343.11North America
38Philippines101,802,706339.34Asia
39Japan126,818,019335.61Asia
40Sri Lanka21,611,842329.40Asia
41Grenada106,694310.16North America
42Guam169,885309.44Oceania
43United States Virgin Islands106,906308.09North America
44El Salvador6,426,002305.40North America
45Marshall Islands52,993292.78Oceania
46Saint Vincent and the Grenadines109,374281.89North America
47Viet Nam93,386,630281.55Asia
48American Samoa55,538279.09Oceania
49Guadeloupe470,168275.76North America
50United Kingdom63,843,856262.84Europe
51Trinidad and Tobago1,346,697262.51North America
52Jamaica2,813,276255.96North America
53Pakistan188,144,040236.33Asia
54Liechtenstein37,461234.13Europe
55Germany82,562,004231.25Europe
56Cayman Islands59,967227.15North America
57Dominican Republic10,652,135219.58North America
58Qatar2,350,549213.69Asia
59Saint Kitts and Nevis55,376212.17North America
60Sao Tome and Principe202,781210.35Africa
61Luxembourg543,261210.08Europe
62Dem. People's Republic of Korea25,155,326208.69Asia
63Antigua and Barbuda91,822207.74North America
64Seychelles93,754206.05Africa
65Italy61,142,221202.92Europe
66Kuwait3,583,399201.11Asia
67Switzerland8,238,610199.56Europe
68Nigeria183,523,432198.67Africa
69Nepal28,440,629193.24Asia
70British Virgin Islands28,800190.73North America
71Gambia1,970,081174.42Africa
72Andorra80,950172.97Europe
73Uganda40,141,262166.54Africa
74Tonga106,379163.66Oceania
75Anguilla14,614160.59North America
76Isle of Man87,052152.19Europe
77Guatemala16,255,094149.28North America
78Micronesia (Fed. States of)104,460148.80Oceania
79Malawi17,308,685146.09Africa
80China1,401,586,609146.05Asia
81Kiribati105,555145.39Oceania
82Czech Republic10,777,060136.65Europe
83Indonesia255,708,785134.26Asia
84Denmark5,661,723131.38Europe
85Thailand67,400,746131.36Asia
86Togo7,170,797126.28Africa
87Cape Verde508,315126.04Africa
88Cyprus1,164,695125.90Asia
89Syrian Arab Republic22,264,996120.23Asia
90Northern Mariana Islands55,070118.69Oceania
91Poland38,221,584118.24Europe
92France64,982,894117.83Europe
93Portugal10,610,014115.35Europe
94United Arab Emirates9,577,128114.56Asia
95Ghana26,984,328113.13Africa
96Slovakia5,457,889111.31Europe
97Albania3,196,981111.21Europe
98Azerbaijan9,612,580111.00Asia
99Serbia9,424,030106.65Europe
100Hungary9,911,396106.54Europe
101Tokelau1,250104.17Oceania
102Slovenia2,079,085102.64Europe
103Austria8,557,761102.05Europe
104Republic of Moldova3,436,828101.53Europe
105Cuba11,248,783101.47North America
106Armenia2,989,467100.32Asia
107Costa Rica5,001,65797.88North America
108Turkey76,690,50997.87Asia
109Dominica72,68096.78North America
110Benin10,879,82896.61Africa
111Spain47,199,06993.28Europe
112Malaysia30,651,17692.93Asia
113Romania21,579,20190.52Europe
114Ethiopia98,942,10289.60Africa
115Cook Islands20,83388.28Oceania
116Sierra Leone6,318,57588.08Africa
117Cambodia15,677,05986.60Asia
118Jordan7,689,76086.07Asia
119Egypt84,705,68184.58Africa
120Greece11,125,83384.31Europe
121TFYR Macedonia2,109,25182.03Europe
122Iraq35,766,70281.60Asia
123Kenya46,748,61780.55Africa
124Myanmar54,164,26280.06Asia
125Turks and Caicos Islands34,33979.86North America
126Timor-Leste1,172,66878.84Asia
127Senegal14,967,44676.08Africa
128Morocco33,955,15776.04Africa
129Croatia4,255,37475.27Europe
130Honduras8,423,91775.15North America
131Bosnia and Herzegovina3,819,68474.61Europe
132Brunei Darussalam428,53974.34Asia
133Swaziland1,285,51974.03Africa
134Ukraine44,646,13173.95Europe
135French Polynesia282,76470.69Oceania
136Lesotho2,120,11669.84Africa
137Tunisia11,235,24868.67Africa
138Samoa193,22868.25Oceania
139Ireland4,726,85667.26Europe
140Uzbekistan29,709,93266.41Asia
141Côte d'Ivoire21,295,28466.04Africa
142Wallis and Futuna Islands13,15365.77Oceania
143Burkina Faso17,914,62565.38Africa
144Bulgaria7,112,64164.13Europe
145Mexico125,235,58763.95North America
146Georgia4,304,54061.76Asia
147Caribbean Netherlands19,89960.67North America
148Tajikistan8,610,38460.17Asia
149Eritrea6,737,63457.29Africa
150Ecuador16,225,69157.22South America
151United Republic of Tanzania52,290,79655.33Africa
152Panama3,987,86652.81North America
153Montserrat5,17650.75North America
154Guinea12,347,76650.22Africa
155Guinea-Bissau1,787,79349.49Africa
156Cameroon23,393,12949.20Africa
157Afghanistan32,006,78849.08Asia
158Fiji892,72748.85Oceania
159Yemen25,535,08648.37Asia
160Iran (Islamic Republic of)79,476,30848.22Asia
161Nicaragua6,256,51048.13North America
162Palau21,29146.39Oceania
163Lithuania2,998,96945.93Europe
164Montenegro621,55645.00Europe
165Belarus9,259,66644.60Europe
166South Africa53,491,33343.81Africa
167Colombia49,529,20843.49South America
168Madagascar24,235,39041.28Africa
169Liberia4,503,43940.44Africa
170Djibouti899,65838.78Africa
171Zimbabwe15,046,10238.51Africa
172Faeroe Islands49,49635.38Europe
173Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)31,292,70234.31South America
174Mozambique27,121,82733.84Africa
175Saint Helena4,12433.80Africa
176United States of America325,127,63433.77North America
177Latvia2,031,36131.45Europe
178Democratic Republic of the Congo71,246,35530.38Africa
179Lao People's Democratic Republic7,019,65229.64Asia
180Kyrgyzstan5,707,52928.55Asia
181Equatorial Guinea799,37228.50Africa
182Estonia1,280,22728.39Europe
183Bahamas387,54927.93North America
184Saint Pierre and Miquelon6,04925.00North America
185Peru31,161,16724.25South America
186Brazil203,657,21023.92South America
187Chile17,924,06223.69South America
188Vanuatu263,88821.65Oceania
189Sweden9,693,88321.54Europe
190Sudan39,613,21721.28Africa
191Zambia15,519,60420.62Africa
192Solomon Islands584,48220.23Oceania
193Uruguay3,429,99719.60South America
194South Sudan12,152,32118.86Africa
195Angola22,819,92618.30Africa
196Somalia11,122,71117.44Africa
197Paraguay7,032,94217.29South America
198Algeria40,633,46417.06Africa
199New Zealand4,596,39616.99Oceania
200Bhutan776,46116.52Asia
201Papua New Guinea7,631,81916.49Oceania
202Finland5,460,59216.15Europe
203Niger19,268,38015.21Africa
204Argentina42,154,91415.16South America
205Belize347,59815.14North America
206New Caledonia263,14714.17Oceania
207Saudi Arabia29,897,74113.91Asia
208Congo4,671,14213.66Africa
209Oman4,157,78313.43Asia
210Norway5,142,84213.35Europe
211Mali16,258,58713.11Africa
212Turkmenistan5,373,48711.01Asia
213Chad13,605,62510.60Africa
214Bolivia (Plurinational State of)11,024,52210.04South America
215Russian Federation142,098,1418.32Europe
216Central African Republic4,803,0827.71Africa
217Gabon1,751,1996.54Africa
218Kazakhstan16,770,4476.16Asia
219Niue1,2734.90Oceania
220Mauritania4,080,2243.98Africa
221Guyana807,6113.76South America
222Canada35,871,2833.60North America
223Libya6,317,0803.59Africa
224Botswana2,056,3703.54Africa
225Suriname548,4563.35South America
226Iceland336,7283.27Europe
227Australia23,923,1013.09Oceania
228French Guiana261,7292.91South America
229Namibia2,392,3702.90Africa
230Western Sahara604,2982.27Africa
231Mongolia2,923,0501.87Asia
232Falkland Islands (Malvinas)3,0580.25South America
233Greenland57,2750.03North America
World 50.79
World Bank (2013)
RankCountry/territoryDensity
1Macao SAR, China18,942.310
2Monaco18,915.500
3Singapore7,713.140
4Hong Kong SAR, China6,845.240
5Bahrain1,752.860
6Malta1,322.760
7Bermuda1,300.480
8Bangladesh1,203.000
9Sint Maarten (Dutch part)1,167.320
10Maldives1,150.080
11Channel Islands852.730
12West Bank and Gaza692.610
13Barbados661.960
14Mauritius638.570
15St. Martin (French part)574.710
16Aruba571.730
17San Marino524.130
18Korea, Rep.515.870
19Netherlands498.350
20Rwanda477.360
21Lebanon436.700
22India421.140
23Puerto Rico407.560
24Burundi395.740
25Comoros394.900
26Haiti374.360
27Israel372.430
28Belgium369.720
29Japan349.290
30Curacao345.720
31Philippines329.990
32Tuvalu329.200
33Sri Lanka326.630
34Grenada311.460
35El Salvador306.010
36Guam305.790
37Virgin Islands (U.S.)299.250
38St. Lucia298.810
39Marshall Islands292.410
40Vietnam289.320
41St. Vincent and the Grenadines280.440
42American Samoa275.830
43United Kingdom264.940
44Trinidad and Tobago261.430
45Jamaica250.690
46Cayman Islands243.480
47Pakistan236.280
48Germany231.310
49Liechtenstein230.780
50Dominican Republic215.310
51Luxembourg209.730
52St. Kitts and Nevis208.430
53Korea, Dem. Rep.206.760
54Antigua and Barbuda204.510
55Switzerland204.510
56Italy203.410
57Sao Tome and Principe201.030
58Nepal193.910
59Seychelles193.850
60Nigeria190.620
61Kuwait189.030
62Uganda188.070
63Qatar186.790
64Gambia, The182.740
65Malawi173.550
66Andorra168.550
67Kosovo167.540
68Isle of Man150.680
69Micronesia, Fed. Sts.147.930
70Tonga146.280
71China144.580
72Guatemala144.350
73Indonesia137.930
74Czech Republic136.240
75Denmark132.310
76Thailand131.160
77Kiribati126.360
78Poland125.830
79Togo125.340
80Syrian Arab Republic124.410
81Moldova124.020
82Cabo Verde123.800
83Cyprus123.500
84France120.590
85Northern Mariana Islands117.080
86Portugal114.200
87Azerbaijan113.920
88Ghana113.850
89Slovak Republic112.590
90United Arab Emirates111.800
91Hungary109.330
92Cuba105.840
93Armenia104.550
94Austria102.830
95Slovenia102.310
96Albania101.230
97Turkey97.360
98Dominica96.000
99Costa Rica95.420
100Ethiopia94.100
101Spain93.520
102Benin91.550
103Malaysia90.450
104Romania86.790
105Cambodia85.740
106Greece85.590
107Sierra Leone84.400
108Macedonia, FYR83.550
109Egypt, Arab Rep.82.430
110Serbia81.910
111Myanmar81.520
112Brunei Darussalam79.280
113Timor-Leste79.240
114Ukraine78.520
115Georgia78.320
116Kenya77.930
117Iraq76.940
118Croatia76.000
119French Polynesia75.640
120Bosnia and Herzegovina75.080
121Morocco73.960
122Senegal73.410
123Jordan72.750
124Swaziland72.650
125Honduras72.370
126Uzbekistan71.090
127Tunisia70.070
128Lesotho68.330
129Samoa67.270
130Bulgaria66.920
131Ireland66.700
132Cote d'Ivoire63.890
133Ecuador63.370
134Mexico62.930
135Eritrea62.700
136Burkina Faso61.900
137Guinea-Bissau60.610
138Tajikistan58.640
139Tanzania55.600
140Panama51.980
141Nicaragua50.530
142Fiji48.220
143Guinea47.800
144Iran, Islamic Rep.47.560
145Lithuania47.170
146Cameroon47.080
147Afghanistan46.800
148Belarus46.650
149Yemen, Rep.46.230
150Montenegro46.200
151Palau45.470
152Liberia44.580
153South Africa43.680
154Colombia43.550
155Madagascar39.400
156Bahamas, The37.700
157Djibouti37.660
158Zimbabwe36.580
159Faeroe Islands35.440
160Turks and Caicos Islands34.840
161United States34.560
162Venezuela, RB34.470
163Mozambique32.850
164Latvia32.380
165Estonia31.250
166Kyrgyz Republic29.820
167Congo, Dem. Rep.29.780
168Lao PDR29.330
169Equatorial Guinea26.990
170Brazil23.970
171Peru23.730
172Chile23.700
173Sweden23.550
174Vanuatu20.740
175Sudan20.730
176Solomon Islands20.050
177Bhutan19.780
178Zambia19.560
179Uruguay19.470
180Finland17.900
181Angola17.220
182Paraguay17.120
183New Zealand16.980
184Somalia16.730
185Algeria16.460
186Papua New Guinea16.170
187Argentina15.140
188Belize14.550
189New Caledonia14.330
190Niger14.080
191Norway13.920
192Saudi Arabia13.410
193Congo, Rep.13.020
194Mali12.540
195Oman11.740
196Turkmenistan11.150
197Chad10.190
198Bolivia9.850
199Russian Federation8.760
200Central African Republic7.410
201Gabon6.490
202Kazakhstan6.310
203Guyana4.060
204Canada3.870
205Mauritania3.770
206Botswana3.570
207Libya3.520
208Suriname3.460
209Iceland3.220
210Australia3.010
211Namibia2.800
212Mongolia1.830
213Greenland0.140
214South Sudan0.000