Bhutan Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Bhutan population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bhutan in 2021 is 20.31 people per square kilometer, a 1.07% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2020 was 20.10 people per square kilometer, a 1.12% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2019 was 19.88 people per square kilometer, a 1.15% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2018 was 19.65 people per square kilometer, a 1.18% 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
Bangladesh 1,126.49
Micronesia 792.00
India 423.88
Philippines 370.16
Sri Lanka 327.65
El Salvador 309.81
Vietnam 296.38
Pakistan 282.88
Sao Tome and Principe 232.68
Nigeria 228.85
Kiribati 149.87
Indonesia 144.42
Cabo Verde 139.43
Ghana 133.03
Moldova 118.88
Egypt 104.11
Kenya 94.74
Cambodia 93.61
Timor-Leste 90.37
Honduras 89.46
Morocco 83.63
Myanmar 81.00
Uzbekistan 75.85
Tunisia 72.95
Ukraine 72.02
Lesotho 71.12
Eswatini 67.53
Cameroon 57.26
Georgia 57.10
Nicaragua 51.41
Djibouti 43.20
Angola 27.22
Vanuatu 25.80
Zambia 25.14
Solomon Islands 24.36
Bhutan 20.31
Papua New Guinea 19.70
Bolivia 10.77
Mauritania 4.63
Mongolia 2.13
Sudan 0.00
Bhutan - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 20.31 1.07%
2020 20.10 1.12%
2019 19.88 1.15%
2018 19.65 1.18%
2017 19.42 1.20%
2016 19.19 1.21%
2015 18.96 1.23%
2014 18.73 1.24%
2013 18.50 1.23%
2012 18.27 1.19%
2011 18.06 1.14%
2010 17.85 1.06%
2009 17.67 1.00%
2008 17.49 1.01%
2007 17.32 1.14%
2006 17.12 1.34%
2005 16.90 1.55%
2004 16.64 1.75%
2003 16.35 1.92%
2002 16.04 2.05%
2001 15.72 2.14%
2000 15.39 2.27%
1999 15.05 2.39%
1998 14.70 2.30%
1997 14.37 1.89%
1996 14.10 1.28%
1995 13.92 0.51%
1994 13.85 -0.13%
1993 13.87 -0.36%
1992 13.92 -0.02%
1991 13.92 0.72%
1990 13.83 1.65%
1989 13.60 2.48%
1988 13.27 3.08%
1987 12.87 3.26%
1986 12.47 3.11%
1985 12.09 2.83%
1984 11.76 2.65%
1983 11.46 2.54%
1982 11.17 2.59%
1981 10.89 2.76%
1980 10.60 2.96%
1979 10.29 3.10%
1978 9.98 3.20%
1977 9.67 3.25%
1976 9.37 3.25%
1975 9.07 3.23%
1974 8.79 3.21%
1973 8.52 3.20%
1972 8.25 3.22%
1971 7.99 3.24%
1970 7.74 3.27%
1969 7.50 3.29%
1968 7.26 3.26%
1967 7.03 3.16%
1966 6.82 3.02%
1965 6.62 2.85%
1964 6.43 2.68%
1963 6.26 2.54%
1962 6.11 2.49%
1961 5.96 2.49%
1960 5.82 2.52%
1959 5.67 2.53%
1958 5.53 2.52%
1957 5.40 2.47%
1956 5.27 2.40%
1955 5.14 2.31%
1954 5.03 2.23%
1953 4.92 2.18%
1952 4.81 2.19%
1951 4.71 2.27%
1950 4.60 0.00%