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Population density (people per km2) by country, 2006

This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by human population density, and measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometre or square mile. The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. The list also includes but does not rank unrecognized but de facto independent countries. The figures in the following table are based on areas including inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Data are estimates for July 2005, taken from the United Nations World Prospects Report (2004 revision), unless noted otherwise.

Names of dependent territories as well as recognized states with no or limited control over their territory are shown in italics.

Rank Country/Region of special position Population Date Last Updated Area
(km2)
Area
(mi2)
Density
(/km2)
Density
(/mi2)
Notes
World (land only) 6,809,331,200 March 19, 2010 148,940,000 57,510,000 45.719 118.412 [1]
World (with water) 6,809,331,200 March 19, 2010 510,072,000 196,940,000 13.35 34.576 [1]
1  Macau 541,200 September 30, 2009 29.2 11.3 18,534.247 48,003.479 [2]
2  Monaco 33,000 2009 1.95 0.75 16,923.077 43,830.568 [3][4]
3  Singapore 4,987,600 Mid-2009 710.2 274.2 7,022.81 18,188.994 [5]
4  Hong Kong 7,008,900 December 31, 2008 1,104 426 6,348.641 16,442.905 [6]
5  Gibraltar (UK) 31,000 2009 6.8 2.6 4,558.824 11,807.300 [3]
6  Vatican City 826 2009 0.44 0.17 1,877.273 4,862.115 [3][7]
7  Malta 413,627 January 1, 2009 316 122 1,308.946 3,390.155 Eurostat estimate
8  Bermuda (UK) 65,000 2009 53 20 1,226.415 3,176.400 [3]
9  Bangladesh 162,221,000 2009 143,998 55,598 1,126.55 2,917.751 [3][8]
10  Bahrain 791,000 2009 720 280 1,098.611 2,845.389 [3]
11  Maldives 309,000 2009 298 115 1,036.913 2,685.592 [3]
12  Guernsey (UK) 65,726 78 30 842.641 2,182.430 [9]
13  Jersey (UK) 91,533 116 45 789.078 2,043.703 [10]
14  Palestinian territories 4,018,332 6,020 2,320 667.497 1,728.809
15  Saint-Martin (France) 35,263 January 1, 2009 53.2 20.5 662.838 1,716.743 [11]
16  Taiwan (Republic of China) 23,069,345 June 30, 2009 35,980 13,890 639.439 1,656.139 [12]
17  Mauritius 1,288,000 2009 2,040 790 631.373 1,635.249 [3]
18  Barbados 256,000 2009 430 170 595.349 1,541.947 [3]
19  Aruba (Netherlands) 107,000 2009 193 75 554.404 1,435.900 [3]
20  San Marino 30,800 January 1, 2008 61 24 504.918 1,307.732 [13]
21  Mayotte (France) 186,452 January 1, 2009 374 144 498.535 1,291.200 [11][14]
22  South Korea 48,456,369 2009 99,538 38,432 486.813 1,260.840 [3][15]
23  Nauru 10,000 2009 21 8.1 476.19 1,233.326 [3]
24  Puerto Rico (US) 3,982,000 2009 8,875 3,427 448.676 1,162.066 [3]
25  Lebanon 4,224,000 2009 10,452 4,036 404.133 1,046.700 [3]
26  Saint-Barthélemy (France) 8,450 January 1, 2009 21 8.1 402.381 1,042.162 [11]
27  Tuvalu 10,441 2009 26 10 401.577 1,040.080 [3]
28  Netherlands 16,597,500 March 19, 2010 41,526 16,033 399.689 1,035.190 [16]
29  Rwanda 9,998,000 2009 26,338 10,169 379.604 983.170 [3]
30  Haiti 10,033,000 2009 27,750 10,710 361.55 936.410 [3]
31  India 1,178,436,000 March 19, 2010 3,287,263 1,269,219 358.485 928.472 [17]
32  Martinique (France) 402,000 1,128 436 356.383 923.028
33  Belgium 10,827,519 January 1, 2010 30,528 11,787 354.675 918.604 Eurostat estimate
34  Marshall Islands 62,000 2009 181 70 342.541 887.177 [3]
35  Israel 7,509,300 December 30, 2009 22,072 8,522 340.218 881.161 [18]
36  Japan 127,430,000 February 1, 2010 377,873 145,898 337.23 873.422 [19]
37  American Samoa (US) 67,000 2009 199 77 336.683 872.005 [3]
38  Guam (US) 178,000 2009 549 212 324.226 839.741 [3]
39  Saint Lucia 172,000 2009 539 208 319.109 826.489 [3]
40  United States Virgin Islands (US) 110,000 2009 347 134 317.003 821.034 [3]
41  Réunion (France) 785,139 2,510 970 312.804 810.159
42  Sri Lanka 20,238,000 2009 65,610 25,330 308.459 798.905 [3]
43  Philippines 92,226,600 Mid-2009 300,076 115,860 307.344 796.017 [20]
44  Comoros 676,000 2009 2,235 863 302.461 783.370 [3]
45  Grenada 104,000 2009 344 133 302.326 783.021 [3]
46  Burundi 8,303,000 2009 27,834 10,747 298.304 772.604 [3]
47  El Salvador 6,163,000 2009 21,041 8,124 292.904 758.618 [3]
48  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109,000 2009 388 150 280.928 727.600 [3]
49  Trinidad and Tobago 1,339,000 2009 5,130 1,980 261.014 676.023 [3]
50  Vietnam 85,789,573 April 1, 2009 331,689 128,066 258.645 669.887 [21]
51  United Kingdom 62,041,708 January 1, 2010 243,610 94,060 254.676 659.608 Eurostat estimate
52  Guadeloupe (France) 405,000 February 22, 2007 1,628 629 248.771 644.314 [22]
53  Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) 198,000 2009 800 310 247.5 641.022 [3]
54  Jamaica 2,719,000 2009 10,991 4,244 247.384 640.722 [3]
55  Germany 82,689,210 March 31, 2009 357,022 137,847 229.348 594.009 [23]
56  Liechtenstein 35,981 January 1, 2010 160 62 224.881 582.439 Eurostat estimate
57  Cayman Islands (UK) 56,000 2009 264 102 212.121 549.391 [3]
58  Pakistan 169,010,500 March 19, 2010 803,940 310,400 210.228 544.488 [24]
59  Dominican Republic 10,090,000 2009 48,671 18,792 207.31 536.930 [3]
60  Italy 60,200,060 June 2009 301,318 116,340 199.789 517.451 [25]
61  North Korea 24,051,706 October, 2008 120,538 46,540 199.536 516.796 UNFPA
62  Nepal 29,331,000 2009 147,181 56,827 199.285 516.146 [3]
63  Saint Kitts and Nevis 52,000 2009 261 101 199.234 516.014 [3]
64  Antigua and Barbuda 88,000 2009 442 171 199.095 515.654 [3]
65  Luxembourg 502,207 January 1, 2010 2,586 998 194.202 502.981 Eurostat estimate
 Kosovo (status disputed) 2,100,000 2009 10,908 4,212 192.519 498.622 [3]
66  Switzerland 7,761,800 September 30, 2009 41,284 15,940 188.01 486.944 [26]
67  Northern Mariana Islands (US) 87,000 2009 464 179 187.5 485.623 [3]
68  Seychelles 84,000 2009 455 176 184.615 478.151 [3]
69  Andorra 86,000 2009 468 181 183.761 475.939 [3][27]
70  Sao Tome and Principe 163,000 2009 964 372 169.087 437.933 [3]
71  Kuwait 2,985,000 2009 17,818 6,880 167.527 433.893 [3]
72  Nigeria 154,729,000 2009 923,768 356,669 167.498 433.818 [3]
73  Anguilla (UK) 15,000 2009 91 35 164.835 426.921 [3]
74  Federated States of Micronesia 111,000 2009 702 271 158.12 409.529 [3]
75  British Virgin Islands (UK) 23,000 2009 151 58 152.318 394.502 [3]
76  The Gambia 1,705,000 2009 11,295 4,361 150.952 390.964 [3]
77  Tonga 104,000 2009 747 288 139.224 360.589 [3][28]
78  China 1,336,436,818 March 19, 2010 9,596,961 3,705,407 139.257 360.674 [29]
79  Kiribati 99,350 2009 726 280 136.846 354.430 [3]
80  Uganda 32,710,000 2009 241,038 93,065 135.705 351.474 [3]
81  Transnistria (Moldova) 555,347 4,163 1,607 133.401 345.507 [30]
82  Czech Republic 10,476,543 March 31, 2009 78,866 30,450 132.84 344.054 [31]
83  Guatemala 14,027,000 2009 108,889 42,042 128.819 333.640 [3]
84  Malawi 15,263,000 2009 118,484 45,747 128.819 333.640 [3]
85  Qatar 1,409,000 2009 11,000 4,200 128.091 331.754 [3]
86  Denmark 5,532,531 September 30, 2009 43,094 16,639 128.079 331.723 Statistics Denmark
87  Cape Verde 506,807 2009 4,033 1,557 125.665 325.471 [3]
88  Thailand 64,232,760 513,115 198,115 125.182 324.220 [32]
89  Poland 38,163,895 January 1, 2010 312,685 120,728 122.052 316.113 Eurostat estimate[28]
90  Moldova 4,128,047 33,844 13,067 121.973 315.909 [33]
91  Indonesia 231,369,500 1,904,569 735,358 121.481 314.634 [34]
92  Syria 21,906,000 2009 185,180 71,500 118.296 306.385 [3]
93  Togo 6,619,000 2009 56,785 21,925 116.562 301.894 [3]
94  Portugal 10,636,888 January 1, 2010 92,391 35,672 115.129 298.183 Eurostat estimate[28]
95  Tokelau (New Zealand) 1,378 2009 12 4.6 114.833 297.416 [3]
96  France (Metropolitan) 62,793,432 January 1, 2010 551,500 212,900 113.859 294.893 [35][11]
97  Slovakia 5,424,057 January 1, 2010 49,033 18,932 110.621 286.507 Eurostat estimate
98  Albania 3,170,000 January 1, 2008 28,748 11,100 110.269 285.595 [10]
99  Armenia 3,230,100 January 1, 2008 29,800 11,500 108.393 280.737 [11]
100  Hungary 10,013,628 January 1, 2010 93,032 35,920 107.636 278.776 Eurostat estimate
101  Dominica 78,940 2009 751 290 105.113 272.241 [3]
102  Azerbaijan 8,896,900 April 1, 2009 86,600 33,400 102.736 266.085 [36]
103  Cuba 11,269,400 2009 110,861 42,804 101.653 263.280 [3]
104  Slovenia 2,054,960 March 19, 2010 20,256 7,821 101.449 262.752 [37]
105  Serbia (excluding Kosovo) 7,800,000 2009 77,474 29,913 100.679 260.757 [3][12]
106  Ghana 23,837,000 2009 238,533 92,098 99.932 258.823 [3]
107  Austria 8,372,930 January 1, 2010 83,858 32,378 99.847 258.603 Eurostat estimate
108  Turkey 72,561,312 December 31, 2009 783,562 302,535 92.604 239.843 [38]
109  Isle of Man (UK) 80,000 2009 572 221 91.743 237.613 [3]
110  Spain 46,087,170 January 1, 2010 506,030 195,380 91.076 235.886 Eurostat estimate
111  Romania 21,466,174 January 1, 2010 238,391 92,043 90.046 233.218 Eurostat estimate
112  Costa Rica 4,579,000 2009 51,100 19,700 89.609 232.086 [3]
113  Cyprus 801,851 January 1, 2010 9,251 3,572 86.677 224.492 Eurostat estimate
114  Malaysia 28,306,700 329,847 127,355 85.818 222.268 [39]
115  Greece 11,306,183 January 1, 2010 131,957 50,949 85.681 221.913 Eurostat estimate
116  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 20,000 2009 236 91 84.746 219.491 [3]
117  Republic of Macedonia 2,114,550 25,713 9,928 82.237 212.993 Eurostat estimate
118  Cambodia 14,805,000 2009 181,035 69,898 81.78 211.809 [3][40]
119  Sierra Leone 5,696,000 2009 71,740 27,700 79.398 205.640 [3]
120  Benin 8,935,000 2009 112,622 43,484 79.336 205.479 [3]
121  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 33,000 2009 417 161 79.137 204.964 [3][28]
 Northern Cyprus (Cyprus) 264,172 3,355 1,295 78.74 203.936 [41]
122  Croatia 4,443,000 56,538 21,829 78.584 203.532 Eurostat estimate
123  Ukraine 46,936,000 October 1, 2009 603,700 233,100 77.747 201.364 [42]
124  Egypt 77,989,015 March 19, 2010 1,001,449 386,662 77.876 201.698 [43]
125  Wallis and Futuna 15,480 January 1, 2009 200 77 77.4 200.465 [11]
126  East Timor 1,134,000 2009 14,874 5,743 76.24 197.461 [3]
127  Myanmar (Burma) 50,020,000 2009 676,578 261,228 73.931 191.480 [3]
128  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,781,000 2009 51,197 19,767 73.852 191.276 [3]
129  Ethiopia 79,221,000 July 2008 1,104,300 426,400 71.739 185.803 [44]
130  Morocco 31,754,903 March 19, 2010 446,550 172,410 71.112 184.179 [45]
131  Jordan 6,316,000 2009 89,342 34,495 70.695 183.099 [3]
132  Iraq 30,747,000 2009 438,317 169,235 70.148 181.682 [3]
132  Brunei 400,000 2009 5,765 2,226 69.384 179.704 [3]
134  Kenya 39,802,000 2009 580,367 224,081 68.581 177.624 [3]
135  Bulgaria 7,576,751 January 1, 2010 110,912 42,823 68.313 176.930 Eurostat estimate
136  Swaziland 1,185,000 2009 17,364 6,704 68.245 176.754 [3]
137  Lesotho 2,067,000 2009 30,355 11,720 68.094 176.363 [3]
138  Honduras 7,466,000 2009 112,492 43,433 66.369 171.895 [3]
139  Côte d'Ivoire 21,075,000 2009 322,463 124,504 65.356 169.271 [3]
140  Samoa 184,984 2009 2,831 1,093 65.342 169.235 [3]
141  French Polynesia (France) 256,603 4,000 1,500 64.151 166.150 [11]
142  Georgia 4,465,000 69,700 26,900 64.06 165.915 Statistics Georgia
143  Senegal 12,534,000 2009 196,722 75,955 63.714 165.019 [3]
144  Ireland 4,450,878 January 1, 2010 70,273 27,133 63.337 164.042 Eurostat estimate
145  Tunisia 10,327,800 July 1, 2008 163,610 63,170 63.12 163.480 [46]
146  Uzbekistan 27,488,000 2009 447,400 172,700 61.439 159.126 [3]
147  Montserrat (UK) 5,900 2009 102 39 57.843 149.813 [3]
148  Burkina Faso 15,757,000 2009 274,000 106,000 57.507 148.942 [3]
149  United Arab Emirates 4,599,000 2009 83,600 32,300 55.012 142.480 [3]
150  Mexico 107,550,697 1,958,201 756,066 54.923 142.250 [47]
151  Lithuania 3,329,227 January 1, 2010 65,300 25,200 50.984 132.048 Eurostat estimate
152  Ecuador 14,146,864 March 19, 2010 283,561 109,484 49.89 129.215 [48]
153  Tajikistan 6,952,000 2009 143,100 55,300 48.581 125.824 [3]
154  Belarus 9,755,106 207,600 80,200 46.99 121.704 [49]
155  Fiji 849,000 2009 18,274 7,056 46.459 120.328 [3]
156  Tanzania 43,739,000 2009 945,087 364,900 46.28 119.865 [3][28]
157  Bhutan 2,162,546 47,000 18,000 46.012 119.171 [3]
158  Afghanistan 29,863,010 2009 652,090 251,770 45.796 118.611 [3]
159  Panama 3,454,000 2009 75,517 29,157 45.738 118.461 [3]
160  Iran 74,196,000 2009 1,648,195 636,372 45.017 116.593 [3]
161  Montenegro 630,548 2009 14,026 5,415 44.956 116.436 [3][12]
162  Yemen 23,580,000 2009 527,968 203,850 44.662 115.674 [3]
163  Guinea-Bissau 1,611,000 2009 36,125 13,948 44.595 115.501 [3]
164  Nicaragua 5,743,000 2009 130,000 50,000 44.177 114.418 [3]
165  Palau 20,000 2009 459 177 43.573 112.854 [3]
166  Eritrea 5,073,000 2009 117,600 45,400 43.138 111.727 [3]
167  Cameroon 19,522,000 2009 475,442 183,569 41.061 106.348 [3]
168  Guinea 10,069,000 2009 245,857 94,926 40.955 106.073 [3]
169  South Africa 49,320,500 July 1, 2009 1,221,037 471,445 40.392 104.615 [50]
170  Saint Helena (UK) 4,918 2009 122 47 40.311 104.405 [3]
171  Colombia 45,355,928 March 19, 2010 1,138,914 439,737 39.824 103.144 [51]
172  Djibouti 864,000 2009 23,200 9,000 37.241 96.454 [3]
173  Madagascar 20,653,556 July 2009 587,041 226,658 35.182 91.121 [52]
174  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 49,006 August 1, 2009 1,399 540 35.029 90.725 [53]
175  Latvia 2,248,961 January 1, 2010 64,600 24,900 34.82 90.183 Eurostat estimate
176  Zimbabwe 13,009,530 2009 390,757 150,872 33.293 86.228 [3]
177  Nagorno-Karabakh (Disputed, Armenia/Azerbaijan) 145,000 4,400 1,700 32.955 85.353 [54]
178  United States 308,898,000 March 19, 2010 9,629,091 3,717,813 32.08 83.087 [55]
179  Liberia 3,476,608 March 21, 2008 111,369 43,000 31.217 80.852 [56]
180  Venezuela 28,702,961 March 19, 2010 916,445 353,841 31.32 81.118 [57]
181  Estonia 1,340,021 January 1, 2010 45,100 17,400 29.712 76.954 [12]
182  Democratic Republic of the Congo 68,692,542 July 2009 2,344,858 905,355 29.295 75.874 [58]
183  Mozambique 22,894,000 2009 801,590 309,500 28.561 73.973 [3]
184  Abkhazia (Georgia; claims independence) 200,000 7,138 2,756 28.019 72.569 [59]
185  Kyrgyzstan 5,482,000 2009 199,900 77,200 27.424 71.028 [3]
186  Laos 6,320,000 2009 236,800 91,400 26.689 69.124 [3]
187  Somaliland (Somalia) 3,500,000 137,600 53,100 25.436 65.879 [60]
188  Saint-Pierre and Miquelon (France) 6,125 January 1, 2009 242 93 25.31 65.553 [11]
189  The Bahamas 342,000 2009 13,878 5,358 24.643 63.825 [3]
190  Equatorial Guinea 676,000 2009 28,051 10,831 24.099 62.416 [3]
191  Brazil 192,645,715 March 19, 2010 8,514,877 3,287,612 22.625 58.598 [61]
192  Chile 17,047,596 March 19, 2010 756,096 291,930 22.547 58.396 [62]
193  Peru 29,132,013 1,285,216 496,225 21.659 56.097 [63]
194  Sweden 9,325,429 September 30, 2009 449,964 173,732 20.725 53.678 Statistics Sweden
195  Uruguay 3,463,197 2009 175,016 67,574 19.788 51.251 [3]
196  Vanuatu 240,000 2009 12,189 4,706 19.69 50.997 [3]
197  Solomon Islands 523,000 2009 28,896 11,157 18.099 46.876 [3]
198  South Ossetia (Georgia; claims independence) 70,000 3,900 1,500 17.949 46.488 [64]
199  Zambia 12,935,000 2009 752,618 290,587 17.187 44.514 [3]
200  New Zealand 4,315,800 June 30, 2009 270,534 104,454 15.953 41.318 [65]
201  Finland 5,357,679 March 19, 2010 338,145 130,559 15.844 41.036 [66]
202  Sudan 39,154,490 April 22, 2008 2,505,813 967,500 15.625 40.469 [67]
203  Paraguay 6,349,000 2009 406,752 157,048 15.609 40.427 [3]
204  Angola 18,498,000 2009 1,246,700 481,400 14.838 38.430 [3]
205  Algeria 34,895,000 2009 2,381,741 919,595 14.651 37.946 [3]
206  Papua New Guinea 6,732,000 2009 462,840 178,700 14.545 37.671 [3]
207  Argentina 40,134,425 June 30, 2009 2,780,400 1,073,500 14.435 37.386 [68]
208  Somalia 9,133,000 2009 637,657 246,201 14.323 37.096 [3]
209  Belize 322,100 June 30, 2008 23,000 8,900 14.004 36.270 [69]
210  Pitcairn Islands (UK) 67 2009 5 1.9 13.4 34.706 [3]
211  New Caledonia (France) 244,410 January 1, 2009 18,575 7,172 13.158 34.079 [11]
212  Norway 4,863,240 March 19, 2010 385,155 148,709 12.627 32.704 [70]
213  Niger 15,290,000 2009 1,267,000 489,000 12.068 31.256 [3]
214  Saudi Arabia 28,146,656 2009 2,149,690 830,000 11.965 30.989 [3]
215  Mali 14,517,176 April 1, 2009 1,240,192 478,841 11.706 30.318 [71]
216  Republic of the Congo 3,998,904 2009 342,000 132,000 11.693 30.285 [3]
217  Turkmenistan 5,110,000 2009 488,100 188,500 10.469 27.115 [3]
218  Oman 2,845,000 2009 309,500 119,500 9.192 23.807 [3]
219  Bolivia 9,879,000 2009 1,098,581 424,164 8.993 23.292 [3]
220  Chad 11,274,106 June 2009 1,284,000 496,000 8.78 22.740 [72]
221  Russia 141,927,297 January 1, 2010 17,098,242 6,601,668 8.301 21.499 [73]
222  Niue (New Zealand) 2,000 2009 260 100 7.692 19.922 [3]
223  Central African Republic 4,422,000 2009 622,984 240,535 7.098 18.384 [3]
224  Kazakhstan 15,776,492 July 1, 2009 2,724,900 1,052,100 5.79 14.996 [74]
225  Gabon 1,475,000 2009 267,668 103,347 5.511 14.273 [3]
226  Libya 6,420,000 2009 1,759,540 679,360 3.649 9.451 [3]
227  Guyana 762,000 2009 214,969 83,000 3.545 9.182 [3]
228  Canada 34,038,000 March 19, 2010 9,984,670 3,855,100 3.409 8.829 [75]
229  Botswana 1,950,000 2009 581,730 224,610 3.352 8.682 [3]
230  Mauritania 3,291,000 2009 1,025,520 395,960 3.209 8.311 [3]
231  Suriname 520,000 2009 163,820 63,250 3.174 8.221 [3]
232  Iceland 319,246 July 1, 2009 103,000 40,000 3.099 8.026 Statistics Iceland
233  Australia 22,206,856 March 19, 2010 7,682,300 2,966,200 2.891 7.488 [76]
234  Namibia 2,171,000 2009 824,292 318,261 2.634 6.822 [3]
235  French Guiana (France) 187,056 90,000 35,000 2.078 5.382
236  Western Sahara 513,000 2009 266,000 103,000 1.929 4.996 [3]
237  Mongolia 2,671,000 2009 1,564,116 603,909 1.708 4.424 [3]
238  Falkland Islands (UK) 3,140 2009 12,173 4,700 0.258 0.668 [3]
239  Greenland (Denmark) 57,000 2009 2,175,600 840,000 0.026 0.067 [3][77]
Rank Country/Region of special position Population Date Last Updated Area
(km2)
Area
(mi2)
Density
(/km2)
Density
(/mi2)
Notes

Source: Unless otherwise specified (or unless entered in error without specifying the data source) figures for Population and Population Density figures are sourced from year 2005 data in United Nations World Population Prospects (2004 revision). Area figures given here are taken from various (usually unspecified) sources.

  • European Union The European Union is a sui generis supranational union possessing "country-like" characteristics. The entity is composed of 27 member states. Its population density has been estimated at 114, and it would be ranked 93rd if it were included in the list (population: 494,070,000, area: 4,422,773 km2). See also: List of regional organizations by population.
  • Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, has a higher population density than any entity on this list, with 520,000 people sharing an area of 29.2 km2—a population density of over 17,000 persons per km2.
  • The most densely populated sovereign nation is Monaco, with a population density of 16,754 people/km2.
  • Antarctica is a continent of 14,400,000 km2 in area with territorial claims from multiple countries that are not included elsewhere in the above table. With a population of roughly 1000, this results in a population density of ~0.00007 people per km2 (far below Greenland's density of 0.026). A peak summer population of ~5000 results in a density of ~0.00035.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b World POPClock Projection at 18:42, 28 October 2008 (UTC)
  2. ^ Macao Population 2009 estimate Statistics and Census Service, Macao SAR Government. Retrieved 10 November 2009
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2009) (.PDF). World Population Prospects, Table A.1. 2008 revision. United Nations. http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/wpp2008/wpp2008_text_tables.pdf. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  4. ^ The Monaco government uses a smaller surface area figure resulting in a population density of 18,078 per km2
  5. ^ Singapore Population Mid-2009 estimate Statistics Singapore.
  6. ^ Hong Kong Statistics 2008 estimate Census and Statistics Department. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Retrieved 8 June 2009
  7. ^ Population density calculated using surface area and population figures from [1]
  8. ^ Latest figure from the World Bank Development Indicators Database is 1,090 per km2
  9. ^ CIA World Factbook, accessed 23 January 2009. Population Density figure is based on the population and area figures
  10. ^ CIA World Factbook, accessed 23 January 2009. Population Density figure is based on the population and area figures
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h 65,447,374 Includes 7 French overseas collectivities: French Polynesia (259,596 inh. in Aug. 2007), New Caledonia (244,410 inh. in Jan. 2008), Mayotte (186,452 inh. in July 2007), Saint Martin (35,263 inh. in Jan. 2006), Wallis and Futuna (13,484 inh. in Jul. 2008), Saint Barthélemy (8,450 inh. in Jan. 2007), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (6,125 inh. in Jan. 2006).
  12. ^ a b c Population density calculated using surface area and population figures from CIA World Factbook. Republic of China (Taiwan) as of 2005; Serbia as of 2002, Kosovo excluded; Montenegro as of 2004.
  13. ^ http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-08-081/EN/KS-SF-08-081-EN.PDF
  14. ^ Population density calculated using surface area and population figures from INSEE Mayotte.
  15. ^ Population density calculated using surface area and population figures from [2].
  16. ^ Netherlands, cbs.nl, http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/bevolking/cijfers/extra/bevolkingsteller.htm?languageswitch=on, retrieved 2009-10-27 
  17. ^ Indiastat. "Indian Official Population Clock". http://www.indiastat.com/. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  18. ^ Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics
  19. ^ Official Japan Statistics Bureau estimate
  20. ^ Philippines 2007 census, National Statistics Office of the Philippines, http://www.census.gov.ph/data/pressrelease/2008/pr0830tx.html, retrieved 2009-05-27 
  21. ^ http://www.gso.gov.vn/default_en.aspx?tabid=462&idmid=2&ItemID=9198 Official preliminary results of the 2009 census
  22. ^ Figure without the territories of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy detached from Guadeloupe on February 22, 2007.
  23. ^ http://www.destatis.de/jetspeed/portal/cms/Sites/destatis/Internet/DE/Presse/pm/2009/11/PD09__417__12411.psml Federal Statistical Office
  24. ^ "Official Pakistani Population clock". Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics. http://www.statpak.gov.pk/depts/pco/. Retrieved January 17, 2010. 
  25. ^ http://demo.istat.it/bilmens2009gen/index_e.html Official ISTAT estimate
  26. ^ http://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/en/index/themen/01/02/blank/key/bevoelkerungsstand.html Official Switzerland Statistics estimate
  27. ^ Population estimate (2008), Departament d'Estadística, Govern d'Andorra (Catalan)
  28. ^ a b c d e The UN figure is not consistent with the figure based on dividing the population by the area. The calculated figure is 102,311 pop. 136.963 per square kilometre (354.733 /sq mi) instead.
  29. ^ http://www.cpirc.org.cn/index.asp Chinese Population clock (Chinese language)
  30. ^ Population figure based upon the 2004 census, density figure thus calculated.[3]
  31. ^ http://www.czso.cz/eng/csu.nsf/informace/aoby061209.doc Czech Statistical Office
  32. ^ http://www.dopa.go.th/stat/y_stat51.html Official Thai Statistics estimate
  33. ^ http://www.statistica.md/index.php?l=en National Bureau of Statistics of Moldova
  34. ^ http://demografi.bps.go.id/versi2/index.php?option=com_proyeksi&Itemid=100018&kat=1&w=1280 Statistics Indonesia estimate
  35. ^ INSEE, Government of France. "Population totale par sexe et âge au 1er janvier 2010, France métropolitaine". http://www.insee.fr/fr/themes/detail.asp?reg_id=0&ref_id=bilan-demo&page=donnees-detaillees/bilan-demo/pop_age2.htm. Retrieved 2010-01-19.  (French)
  36. ^ http://www.azstat.org/statinfo/demoqraphic/en/1_1.shtml State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan
  37. ^ http://www.stat.si/eng/preb_ura.asp Official Slovenian population clock
  38. ^ http://www.turkstat.gov.tr/PreHaberBultenleri.do?id=6178 Turkish Statistical Institute estimate
  39. ^ Latest population estimate from Department of Statistics Malaysia, retrieved 28 October 2008.
  40. ^ General Population Census of Cambodia 2008 - Provisional population totals, National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, released 3rd September, 2008
  41. ^ Population figure based upon the 2006 census, density figure thus calculated.[4]
  42. ^ http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/operativ/operativ2009/ds/kn/kn_e/kn0909_e.html Official UKRSTAT estimate
  43. ^ http://www.msrintranet.capmas.gov.eg/pls/fdl/tst12e?action=1&lname=%201 Official Egyptian Population clock
  44. ^ http://www.csa.gov.et/surveys/National%20statistics/national%20statistics%202007/Population.pdf Ethiopia Central Statistics Agency
  45. ^ http://www.hcp.ma Official Moroccan Population clock
  46. ^ http://www.ins.nat.tn/indexen.php National Statistics Institute of Tunisia
  47. ^ http://www.inegi.org.mx/inegi/contenidos/espanol/prensa/contenidos/estadisticas/2009/poblacion09.asp?s=inegi&c=2734&ep=18 INEGI estimate
    http://www.conapo.gob.mx/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=125&Itemid=193 National Population Statistics of Mexico
    For the Conapo estimates, check under Republica Mexicana and press "Ver" for statistics.
  48. ^ http://www.inec.gov.ec Official Ecuadorian population clock
  49. ^ http://belstat.gov.by/homep/ru/publications/population.pdf Official statistics of Belarus
  50. ^ http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0302/P03022009.pdf Statistics South Africa
  51. ^ http://www.dane.gov.co/reloj/reloj_animado.php Official Colombian Population clock
  52. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (2009). "Madagascar". The World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ma.html. Retrieved January 9, 2010. 
  53. ^ http://www.hagstova.fo/portal/page/portal/HAGSTOVAN/Statistics_%20Faroe_Islands Official statistics of the Faroe Islands
  54. ^ Population figure 2002 estimate, density figure calculated using this estimate.[5]
  55. ^ http://www.census.gov/population/www/popclockus.html Official USA Population clock
  56. ^ http://www.emansion.gov.lr/doc/Population_by_County.pdf 2008 Population and Housing Census
  57. ^ http://www.ine.gov.ve Official Venezuelan Population clock
  58. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (10 January 2006). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. ISSN 1553-8133. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cg.html. 
  59. ^ Population figure from the 2003 census, surface area based upon the 83% of Abkhazia controlled by the Republic of Abkhazia at the present moment, density figure calculated using these two figures.[6]
  60. ^ Population figure 2005 estimate, density figure calculated using this estimate.[7] [8]
  61. ^ http://www.ibge.gov.br/english Official Brazilian population clock
  62. ^ http://www.ine.cl/canales/chile_estadistico/demografia_y_vitales/proyecciones/Informes/Microsoft%20Word%20-%20InforP_T.pdf Official INE projection (p.36)
  63. ^ http://www.inei.gob.pe/web/NotaPrensa/Attach/8477.pdf Official INEI estimate
  64. ^ Population figure 2002 estimate, density figure calculated using this estimate.[9]
  65. ^ http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/estimates_and_projections/SubnationalPopulationEstimates_HOTP30Jun09.aspx Population Estimates as at 30 June 2009
  66. ^ http://www.vaestorekisterikeskus.fi/vrk/home.nsf/pages/index_eng Official Finnish Population clock
  67. ^ http://www.cbs.gov.sd 2008 Sudanese census
  68. ^ http://www.indec.gov.ar/nuevaweb/cuadros/2/proyecciones_cuadro1.xls Official INDEC estimate
  69. ^ http://www.cso.gov.bz/dms20uc/dynamicdata/docs/20090227122642_2.pdf Statistical Institute of Belize
  70. ^ http://www.ssb.no/english/subjects/02/befolkning_en/ Official Norwegian Population clock
  71. ^ "Mali preliminary 2009 census". Institut National de la Statistique. http://instat.gov.ml/voir_actu.aspx?lactu=44. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  72. ^ http://www.cefod.org/spip.php?article2169 Chadian 2009 census
  73. ^ Federal State Statistics Service of Russia
  74. ^ http://www.eng.stat.kz/digital/Population/DocLib/hs0906eks.xls National Statistics Agency estimate
  75. ^ http://www.statcan.gc.ca/edu/clock-horloge/edu06f_0001-eng.htm Official Canadian Population clock
  76. ^ http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/94713ad445ff1425ca25682000192af2/1647509ef7e25faaca2568a900154b63?OpenDocument Official Australian Population clock
  77. ^ Government of Greenland population estimate Government of Greenland (Grønlands Selvstyre). Retrieved 13 August 2009







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