List of sovereign states and dependent territories by population density

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.
Created On: Jan 5, 2013 16:19 IST
Modified On: Jan 5, 2013 16:35 IST

 Rank

Country (Or dependent territory  

Area (Km2) 

Population  

Density (pop./km2)

 1

Macau (China)

29 

568,700 

19,610

Monaco 

35,352 

17,676

Singapore 

704 

5,312,400 

7,546

Hong Kong (China) 

1,101 

7,136,300 

6,482

Gibraltar (UK) 

7 

29,752 

4,250

Vatican City 

0.44 

800 

1,818

Bahrain 

757 

1,234,571 

1,631

Malta 

315 

416,055 

1,321

Bermuda (UK) 

53 

64,237 

1,212

10 

Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 

34

37,429 

1,101

11 

Maldives 

298 

317,280 

1,065

12 

Bangladesh 

147,570 

152,518,015 

1,034

13 

Jersey (UK) 

116 

97,857 

844

14 

Guernsey (UK) 

78 

62,431 

800

15 

Palestinian territories 

6,020 

4,293,313 

713

16 

Saint Martin (France) 

54 

36,824 

682

17 

Taiwan

36,191 

23,305,021 

644

18

Barbados 

430 

274,200 

638

19 

Mauritius 

2,040 

1,237,091 

606

20 

Mayotte (France) 

374 

212,600 

568

21 

San Marino 

61 

32,457 

532

22 

Aruba (Netherlands) 

193 

101,484 

526

23 

South Korea 

99,461 

50,004,441 

503

24 

Netherlands 

33,783 

16,775,273 

497

25 

Nauru 

21 

9,945 

474

26 

Saint Barthélemy (France) 

21 

8,902 

424

27 

Lebanon 

10,201 

4,292,000 

421

28 

Puerto Rico (US) 

8,868 

 3,706,690

418

29 

Rwanda 

25,314 

10,537,222 

416

30 

Comoros 

1,861

724,300

389

31

Tuvalu

26

10,080

388

32

India

3,166,285

1,210,193,422

382

33

Haiti

27,065

10,085,214

373

34

Belgium

30,528

11,139,292

365

35

Israel

22,145

7,956,000

359

36

Martinique (France)

1,128

396,404

351

37

Japan

377,915

127,520,000

337

38

Curaçao (Netherlands)

444

149,679

337

39

Réunion (France)

2,512

816,364

325

40

Sri Lanka

65,610

20,277,597

309

41

Philippines

300,076

92,337,852

308

42

United States Virgin Islands (US)

352

106,405

302

43

Grenada

344

103,328

300

44

Marshall Islands

181

54,305

300

45

Guam (US)

541

159,358

295

46

El Salvador

21,040

6,183,000

294

47

Burundi

27,816

8,038,618

289

48

American Samoa (US)

197

55,519

282

49

Saint Lucia

617

166,526

270

50

Vietnam

331,212

87,840,000

265

51

United Kingdom

242,910

63,181,775

260

52

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

389

100,892

259

53

Trinidad and Tobago

5,155

1,317,714

256

54

Jamaica

10,991

2,709,300

247

55

Guadeloupe (France)

1,630

401,554

246

56

Germany

357,123

81,903,000

229

57

Pakistan

 796,095

181,834,000

228

58

Liechtenstein

160

36,476

228

59

Cayman Islands (UK)

259

55,456

214

60

 Luxembourg

2,586

524,900

203

61

Italy

301,308

60,870,745

202

62

Kuwait

17,818

3,582,054

201

63

 Seychelles

455

90,945

200

64

Dominican Republic

47,875

9,445,281

197

65

North Korea

122,762

24,052,231

196

66

 British Virgin Islands (UK)

151

29,537

196

67

Antigua and Barbuda

442

86,295

195

68

Switzerland

41,285

8,014,000

194

69

Saint Kitts and Nevis

270

51,970

192

70

 São Tomé and Príncipe

1,001

187,356

187

71

Nepal

147,181

26,494,504

180

72

Nigeria

923,768

 161,299,700

175

73

Andorra

464

78,115

168

74

Gambia

10,690

1,700,584

159

75

Qatar

11,571

1,757,540

152

76

Isle of Man (UK)

572

84,497

148

77

Federated States of Micronesia

701

102,843

147

78

Tonga

720

103,036

143

79

Cyprus

5,896

838,897

142

80

Kiribati

726

103,006

103,006

81

Uganda

241,551

 34,131,400

141

82

China

9,572,900

1,347,350,000

141

 83

Tokelau (NZ)

10

1,411

141

 84

Anguilla (UK)

96

13,452

140

85

Guatemala

108,889

14,713,763

135

86

Czech Republic

78,867

10,513,209

133

87

Denmark

43,098

5,599,665

130

88

Thailand

513,120

65,926,261

128

89

Indonesia

1,910,931

237,641,326

124

90

Poland

312,685

38,538,447

123

91

Cape Verde

4,033

491,875

122

92

Syria

185,180

21,907,000

118

93

NorthernMariana Islands (US)

457

53,883

118

94

France

543,965

63,730,000

117

95

Portugal

92,090

10,562,178

115

96

Slovakia

49,036

5,445,324

111

97

 Malawi

118,484

13,077,160

110

98

Armenia

29,743

3,278,100

110

99

Togo

56,600

6,191,155

109

100

Hungary

93,029

9,957,731

107

101

Azerbaijan

86,600

9,235,100

107

102

Moldova

33,843

3,559,500

105

103

Ghana

238,533

24,658,823

103

104

Cuba

109,886

11,163,934

102

105

Slovenia

20,273

2,058,120

102

106

Austria

83,879

8,458,023

101

107

United Arab Emirates

83,600

8,264,070

99

108

Albania

11,082

2,821,977

98

109

 Turkey

769,604

74,724,269

97

110

Dominica

739

71,293

96

111

 Serbia

77,474

7,241,295

93

112

Spain

503,783

46,815,916

93

113

Malaysia

330,803

29,581,000

89

114

Myanmar

676,577

57,197,871

85

115

 Egypt

995,868

83,691,000

84

116

Costa Rica

51,100

4,301,712

84

117

Greece

131,957

10,787,690

82

118

 Romania

238,391

19,043,767

80

119

Macedonia

25,713

2,059,794

80

120

Benin

112,622

8,971,944

80

121

Ethiopia

1,063,652

84,320,987

79

122

Iraq

434,128

33,330,000

77

123

 Sierra Leone

71,740

5,497,101

77

124

Croatia

56,542

4,290,612

76

125

French Polynesia

3,521

268,270

76

126

 Ukraine

603,628

45,560,255

75

127

Honduras

112,088

8,385,072

75

128

Bosnia and Herzegovina

51,209

3,839,737

75

129

Cook Islands (NZ)

237

17,791

75

130

Morocco

442,300

32,776,900

74

131

Cambodia

181,03

13,395,682

74

132

Jordan

88,778

6,389,200

72

133

Timor-Leste

14,919

1,066,409

71

134

Swaziland

17,364

1,220,000

70

135

Brunei

5,765

393,162

68

136

 Kenya

 581,834

38,610,097

66

137

Uzbekistan

444,103

 29,559,100

67

138

 Ivory Coast

 322,921

 21,395,000

66

 139

 Bulgaria

 111,002

 7,364,570

66

 140

 Samoa

 2,831

 187,820

66

 141

Caribbean Netherlands (Netherlands)

 322

 21,133

66

 142

  Norfolk Island (Australia)

 35

 2,302

66

 143

 Senegal

 196,722

 12,855,153

65

144

 Tunisia

163,610

10,673,800

65

145

Ireland

70,273

4,588,252

65

146

Georgia

69,700

4,497,600

65

147

Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)

497

31,458

63

148

Lesotho

30,355

1,906,387

63

149

Ecuador

255,595

15,650,200

61

150

Burkina Faso

270,764

15,730,977

58

151

 Mexico

1,967,138

112,336,538

57

152

Tajikistan

143,100

7,800,000

55

153

Yemen

455,000

24,527,000

54

154

Tanzania

883,749

44,929,002

51

155

Nicaragua

121,428

6,071,045

50

156

Wallis and Futuna (France)

274

13,445

49

157

 Montserrat (UK)

102

4,922

48

158

Fiji

18,333

876,000

48

159

Iran

1,628,750

77,036,000

47

160

Panama

74,177

3,405,813

46

161

Belarus

207,600

9,460,700

46

162

Lithuania

65,300

2,981,275

46

163

Montenegro

13,812

620,029

45

164

Guinea

245,857

10,824,200

44

165

Palau

488

21,386

44

166

Eritrea

121,100

5,293,734

44

167

Equatorial Guinea

28,051

1,201,919

43

168

South Africa

1,220,813

51,770,560

42

169

Guinea-Bissau

 36,125

 1,520,830

42

170

Cameroon

466,050

19,406,100

42

171

Colombia

1,141,748

46,859,000

41

172

Afghanistan

645,807

25,500,100

39

173

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

14

550

39

174

Liberia

97,036

3,476,608

36

175

Djibouti

23,000

818,159

36

176

Madagascar

587,041

20,696,070

35

177

United States

9,161,074

315,107,000

34

178

 Faroe Islands (Denmark)

1,399

48,097

34

179

Zimbabwe

390,757

12,973,808

33

180

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK)

122

3,981

33

181

 Latvia

64,562

2,070,371

32

182

Venezuela

916,445

28,946,101

32

183

 Democratic Republic of the Congo

2,345,095

70,330,427

30

184

Mozambique

799,380

23,700,715

30

185

Estonia

43,432

1,294,455

30

186

Kyrgyzstan

199,945

5,551,900

28

187

Laos

236,800

6,465,800

27

188

Bahamas

13,940

351,461

25

189

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)

242

6,082

25

190

Peru

1,285,216

30,135,875

23

191

 Sweden

410,314

9,546,217

23

192

Brazil

8,514,877

193,946,886

23

193

Chile

756,096

16,572,475

22

194

Solomon Islands

28,370

 553,935

20

195

Vanuatu

12,190

234,023

19

196

Uruguay

175,016

3,286,314

19

197

Bhutan

38,394

720,679

19

198

Åland Islands (Finland)

1,552

28,355

18

199

Finland

303,893

5,428,760

18

200

Zambia

752,612

13,092,666

17

201

Sudan

1,839,542

30,894,000

17

202

Angola

1,246,700

 20,609,300

17

203

 New Zealand

 270,534

4,451,300

16

204

Turkmenistan

491,210

7,966,724

16

205

Algeria

2,381,741

37,800,000

16

206

Papua New Guinea

462,840

7,059,653

15

207

 Paraguay

406,752

6,337,127

16

208

Norway

323,782

5,059,500

16

209

Christmas Island (Australia)

137

2,072

15

210

Somalia

637,657

9,331,000

15

211

Argentina

2,780,400

40,117,096

14

212

Niger

1,186,408

16,274,738

14

213

Belize

22,965

312,971

14

214

Saudi Arabia

2,149,690

28,376,355

13

215

New Caledonia (France)

18,575

245,580

13

216

South Sudan

644,329

8,260,490

13

217

Republic of the Congo

342,000

4,233,000

12

218

 Mali

1,248,574

14,528,662

12

219

Bolivia

1,098,581

10,426,155

9

220

Chad

1,284,000

11,274,106

9

221

 Oman

309,500

2,773,479

9

222

Russia

17,075,400

143,300,000

8

223

Central African Republic

622,436

4,841,00

8

224

Gabon

267,667

1,927,900

7

225

 Kazakhstan

2,724,900

16,878,000

6

226

Niue (NZ)

261

1,000

4

227

 Canada

9,970,610

35,002,447

4

228

 Libya

1,770,060

6,321,479

4

229

Botswana

581,730

2,024,904

3

230

Guyana

214,999

784,894

4

231

Suriname

163,820

541,550

3

232

Australia

7,702,466

22,860,900

3

233

Mauritania

1,030,700

3,378,254

3

234

Iceland

102,800

320,060

3

235

Namibia

825,118

2,104,900

3

236

French Guiana

86,504

224,469

3

237

Western Sahara

252,120

536,857

2

238

 Mongolia

1,564,100

2,736,800

2

239

Pitcairn Islands (UK)

47

66

1

240

Falkland Islands (UK

12,173

2,563

0

241

Greenland (Denmark)

2,166,000

56,840

0

242

Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)

61,399

2,495

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