Colombia 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 Colombia population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Colombia in 2020 is 44.57 people per square kilometer, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Colombia in 2019 was 44.09 people per square kilometer, a 1.37% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Colombia in 2018 was 43.50 people per square kilometer, a 1.54% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Colombia in 2017 was 42.84 people per square kilometer, a 1.53% 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
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
Colombia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 44.57 1.08%
2019 44.09 1.37%
2018 43.50 1.54%
2017 42.84 1.53%
2016 42.19 1.38%
2015 41.62 1.18%
2014 41.14 1.02%
2013 40.72 0.91%
2012 40.36 0.90%
2011 39.99 0.97%
2010 39.61 1.06%
2009 39.19 1.12%
2008 38.76 1.18%
2007 38.31 1.24%
2006 37.84 1.30%
2005 37.35 1.36%
2004 36.85 1.43%
2003 36.33 1.49%
2002 35.80 1.54%
2001 35.26 1.58%
2000 34.71 1.62%
1999 34.16 1.66%
1998 33.60 1.70%
1997 33.04 1.75%
1996 32.47 1.80%
1995 31.90 1.85%
1994 31.32 1.90%
1993 30.73 1.94%
1992 30.15 1.97%
1991 29.57 1.98%
1990 28.99 1.99%
1989 28.43 2.00%
1988 27.87 2.01%
1987 27.32 2.04%
1986 26.78 2.07%
1985 26.23 2.11%
1984 25.69 2.15%
1983 25.15 2.18%
1982 24.61 2.20%
1981 24.08 2.22%
1980 23.56 2.23%
1979 23.05 2.25%
1978 22.54 2.26%
1977 22.04 2.26%
1976 21.55 2.25%
1975 21.08 2.24%
1974 20.62 2.23%
1973 20.17 2.26%
1972 19.72 2.33%
1971 19.27 2.44%
1970 18.81 2.57%
1969 18.34 2.69%
1968 17.86 2.80%
1967 17.37 2.89%
1966 16.89 2.96%
1965 16.40 3.03%
1964 15.92 3.09%
1963 15.44 3.14%
1962 14.97 3.17%
1961 14.51 3.18%
1960 14.06 3.17%
1959 13.63 3.15%
1958 13.22 3.12%
1957 12.82 3.09%
1956 12.43 3.05%
1955 12.06 2.99%
1954 11.71 2.93%
1953 11.38 2.85%
1952 11.07 2.75%
1951 10.77 2.62%
1950 10.49 0.00%