Bahrain Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Bahrain population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bahrain in 2021 is 2,241.41 people per square kilometer, a 2.75% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2020 was 2,181.51 people per square kilometer, a 3.68% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2019 was 2,104.07 people per square kilometer, a 4.57% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2018 was 2,012.11 people per square kilometer, a 5.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Macao 21,376.43
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,241.41
Malta 1,383.70
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,276.82
Channel Islands 885.08
Barbados 669.10
Aruba 595.58
San Marino 566.95
Monaco 527.38
South Korea 511.21
Netherlands 413.41
Israel 398.27
Belgium 381.01
Curacao 371.17
Japan 333.49
Puerto Rico 318.86
Guam 315.15
United Kingdom 279.98
Trinidad and Tobago 273.56
Qatar 255.05
Cayman Islands 251.88
Luxembourg 245.10
Kuwait 242.90
Liechtenstein 239.06
Germany 234.63
Antigua and Barbuda 224.39
Seychelles 215.02
Switzerland 211.08
British Virgin Islands 202.81
Italy 200.33
Andorra 164.59
Isle of Man 149.84
Denmark 135.44
Cyprus 131.40
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 101.50
UAE 101.28
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.17
Croatia 46.34
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.91
Bahamas 28.60
Chile 25.39
Sweden 22.71
Uruguay 19.78
New Zealand 18.16
Oman 16.88
Saudi Arabia 16.44
Argentina 16.40
Finland 16.39
New Caledonia 15.51
Bermuda 14.47
Norway 8.74
Canada 3.85
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Bahrain - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 2,241.41 2.75%
2020 2,181.51 3.68%
2019 2,104.07 4.57%
2018 2,012.11 5.04%
2017 1,915.48 4.79%
2016 1,827.94 3.93%
2015 1,758.78 2.68%
2014 1,712.92 1.60%
2013 1,685.93 1.16%
2012 1,666.59 1.71%
2011 1,638.66 3.01%
2010 1,590.85 4.71%
2009 1,519.33 6.32%
2008 1,429.03 7.60%
2007 1,328.10 8.09%
2006 1,228.74 7.79%
2005 1,139.95 7.15%
2004 1,063.90 6.57%
2003 998.34 5.93%
2002 942.49 5.39%
2001 894.29 4.96%
2000 852.07 4.41%
1999 816.08 3.72%
1998 786.79 3.15%
1997 762.73 2.81%
1996 741.88 2.66%
1995 722.69 2.57%
1994 704.59 2.49%
1993 687.45 2.51%
1992 670.62 2.61%
1991 653.54 2.79%
1990 635.81 3.09%
1989 616.78 3.42%
1988 596.41 3.61%
1987 575.60 3.57%
1986 555.74 3.35%
1985 537.73 3.00%
1984 522.08 2.72%
1983 508.27 2.72%
1982 494.81 3.16%
1981 479.64 3.95%
1980 461.39 4.99%
1979 439.49 5.97%
1978 414.71 6.70%
1977 388.69 6.85%
1976 363.78 6.46%
1975 341.72 5.81%
1974 322.96 5.17%
1973 307.09 4.53%
1972 293.79 4.01%
1971 282.45 3.63%
1970 272.57 3.18%
1969 264.16 2.69%
1968 257.25 2.34%
1967 251.36 2.23%
1966 245.87 2.32%
1965 240.30 2.48%
1964 234.47 2.66%
1963 228.38 2.89%
1962 221.98 3.13%
1961 215.25 3.37%
1960 208.24 3.60%
1959 201.00 3.84%
1958 193.57 4.05%
1957 186.04 4.19%
1956 178.55 4.25%
1955 171.26 4.16%
1954 164.43 3.86%
1953 158.32 3.26%
1952 153.32 2.36%
1951 149.78 1.06%
1950 148.22 0.00%