Bahrain Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Bahrain population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bahrain in 2020 is 2,187.11 people per square kilometer, a 3.68% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2019 was 2,109.48 people per square kilometer, a 4.57% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2018 was 2,017.28 people per square kilometer, a 5.04% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2017 was 1,920.41 people per square kilometer, a 4.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Macao 21,359.70
Monaco 19,621.00
Singapore 8,136.78
Hong Kong 6,754.04
Gibraltar 3,369.10
Bahrain 2,187.11
Malta 1,379.82
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,261.06
Channel Islands 878.10
Barbados 668.31
Aruba 593.14
San Marino 565.52
South Korea 510.96
Netherlands 412.49
Israel 392.19
Belgium 379.61
Curacao 369.58
Japan 334.62
Puerto Rico 322.53
Guam 312.55
United Kingdom 278.67
Trinidad and Tobago 272.80
Cayman Islands 252.78
Qatar 248.15
Luxembourg 241.69
Kuwait 239.65
Liechtenstein 238.30
Germany 234.31
Antigua and Barbuda 222.57
Seychelles 213.80
Switzerland 209.60
British Virgin Islands 201.54
Italy 200.64
Andorra 164.39
Isle of Man 149.18
Denmark 134.95
Cyprus 130.53
Northern Mariana Islands 125.13
Poland 121.04
France 118.88
UAE 118.31
Portugal 110.56
Austria 107.37
Hungary 103.84
Slovenia 100.55
Spain 92.41
Greece 78.99
Croatia 72.54
Ireland 70.26
French Polynesia 70.23
Panama 57.21
Lithuania 41.70
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.75
Palau 39.33
Faroe Islands 35.00
United States 33.67
Estonia 29.26
Latvia 29.25
Bahamas 28.33
Chile 25.26
Sweden 22.57
Uruguay 19.71
New Zealand 18.01
Oman 16.50
Finland 16.37
Argentina 16.26
Saudi Arabia 16.19
New Caledonia 15.37
Bermuda 14.52
Norway 8.67
Canada 3.78
Iceland 3.31
Australia 3.29
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Bahrain - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 2,187.11 3.68%
2019 2,109.48 4.57%
2018 2,017.28 5.04%
2017 1,920.41 4.79%
2016 1,832.64 3.93%
2015 1,763.30 2.68%
2014 1,717.32 1.60%
2013 1,690.27 1.16%
2012 1,670.88 1.71%
2011 1,642.87 3.01%
2010 1,594.94 4.71%
2009 1,523.23 6.32%
2008 1,432.70 7.60%
2007 1,331.52 8.09%
2006 1,231.90 7.79%
2005 1,142.88 7.15%
2004 1,066.64 6.57%
2003 1,000.91 5.93%
2002 944.92 5.39%
2001 896.59 4.96%
2000 854.26 4.41%
1999 818.18 3.72%
1998 788.82 3.15%
1997 764.69 2.81%
1996 743.79 2.66%
1995 724.55 2.57%
1994 706.40 2.49%
1993 689.22 2.51%
1992 672.35 2.61%
1991 655.22 2.79%
1990 637.44 3.09%
1989 618.36 3.42%
1988 597.94 3.61%
1987 577.08 3.57%
1986 557.17 3.35%
1985 539.11 3.00%
1984 523.43 2.72%
1983 509.58 2.72%
1982 496.08 3.16%
1981 480.87 3.95%
1980 462.58 4.99%
1979 440.62 5.97%
1978 415.78 6.70%
1977 389.69 6.85%
1976 364.72 6.46%
1975 342.60 5.81%
1974 323.79 5.17%
1973 307.88 4.53%
1972 294.54 4.01%
1971 283.18 3.63%
1970 273.27 3.18%
1969 264.84 2.69%
1968 257.91 2.34%
1967 252.01 2.23%
1966 246.50 2.32%
1965 240.91 2.48%
1964 235.07 2.66%
1963 228.97 2.89%
1962 222.55 3.13%
1961 215.80 3.37%
1960 208.78 3.60%
1959 201.51 3.84%
1958 194.06 4.05%
1957 186.52 4.19%
1956 179.01 4.25%
1955 171.70 4.16%
1954 164.85 3.86%
1953 158.73 3.26%
1952 153.71 2.36%
1951 150.17 1.06%
1950 148.60 0.00%