Switzerland Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Switzerland population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Switzerland in 2019 is 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.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2017 was 204.79 people per square kilometer, a 0.91% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2016 was 202.95 people per square kilometer, a 1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Macao 21,067.27
Monaco 19,482.00
Singapore 8,072.79
Hong Kong 6,699.24
Gibraltar 3,370.10
Bahrain 2,109.48
Malta 1,376.16
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,246.71
Channel Islands 869.99
Barbados 667.50
Aruba 590.63
San Marino 564.33
South Korea 510.52
Netherlands 411.58
Israel 386.02
Belgium 377.97
Curacao 368.07
Japan 335.64
Puerto Rico 330.71
Guam 309.80
United Kingdom 277.21
Trinidad and Tobago 271.92
Cayman Islands 249.80
Qatar 243.93
Luxembourg 237.73
Liechtenstein 237.62
Kuwait 236.09
Germany 233.56
Antigua and Barbuda 220.72
Seychelles 212.48
Switzerland 208.07
Italy 200.94
British Virgin Islands 200.20
Andorra 164.13
Isle of Man 148.39
Denmark 134.48
Cyprus 129.58
Northern Mariana Islands 124.38
Poland 121.17
France 118.61
UAE 116.87
Portugal 110.88
Austria 106.76
Hungary 104.10
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.38
Greece 79.37
Croatia 72.99
French Polynesia 69.82
Ireland 69.47
Panama 56.30
Lithuania 42.27
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.20
Palau 39.15
Faroe Islands 34.87
United States 33.47
Latvia 29.57
Estonia 29.24
Bahamas 28.06
Chile 25.05
Sweden 22.43
Uruguay 19.64
New Zealand 17.87
Finland 16.35
Argentina 16.11
Oman 16.07
Saudi Arabia 15.94
New Caledonia 15.22
Bermuda 14.57
Norway 8.60
Canada 3.75
Iceland 3.29
Australia 3.26
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Switzerland - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%