Switzerland Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Switzerland population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Switzerland in 2021 is 211.08 people per square kilometer, a 0.7% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2020 was 209.60 people per square kilometer, a 0.74% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2019 was 208.07 people per square kilometer, a 0.77% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2018 was 206.48 people per square kilometer, a 0.83% 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 21,657.70
Monaco 19,755.50
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,247.17
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
South Korea 511.32
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
Cayman Islands 255.76
Qatar 252.41
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 131.41
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
UAE 119.51
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Croatia 72.13
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.10
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.95
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 3.81
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Switzerland - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 211.08 0.70%
2020 209.60 0.74%
2019 208.07 0.77%
2018 206.48 0.83%
2017 204.79 0.91%
2016 202.95 1.00%
2015 200.94 1.11%
2014 198.74 1.20%
2013 196.39 1.26%
2012 193.94 1.28%
2011 191.50 1.26%
2010 189.12 1.23%
2009 186.82 1.19%
2008 184.61 1.14%
2007 182.54 1.06%
2006 180.62 0.96%
2005 178.90 0.86%
2004 177.37 0.76%
2003 176.03 0.66%
2002 174.87 0.57%
2001 173.87 0.50%
2000 173.01 0.40%
1999 172.32 0.33%
1998 171.75 0.33%
1997 171.19 0.43%
1996 170.45 0.61%
1995 169.42 0.82%
1994 168.04 1.01%
1993 166.36 1.12%
1992 164.52 1.10%
1991 162.72 0.99%
1990 161.12 0.84%
1989 159.78 0.71%
1988 158.65 0.62%
1987 157.68 0.58%
1986 156.77 0.58%
1985 155.86 0.61%
1984 154.91 0.62%
1983 153.95 0.56%
1982 153.10 0.40%
1981 152.48 0.19%
1980 152.19 -0.05%
1979 152.26 -0.24%
1978 152.63 -0.31%
1977 153.11 -0.22%
1976 153.45 -0.02%
1975 153.47 0.24%
1974 153.11 0.47%
1973 152.40 0.66%
1972 151.40 0.78%
1971 150.23 0.85%
1970 148.97 0.89%
1969 147.65 0.96%
1968 146.24 1.08%
1967 144.68 1.26%
1966 142.88 1.49%
1965 140.78 1.75%
1964 138.35 1.98%
1963 135.67 2.09%
1962 132.89 2.03%
1961 130.24 1.84%
1960 127.89 1.59%
1959 125.89 1.36%
1958 124.20 1.19%
1957 122.74 1.11%
1956 121.39 1.11%
1955 120.05 1.16%
1954 118.68 1.22%
1953 117.25 1.26%
1952 115.79 1.25%
1951 114.36 1.15%
1950 113.05 0.00%