Djibouti 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 Djibouti population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Djibouti in 2020 is 42.59 people per square kilometer, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Djibouti in 2019 was 41.96 people per square kilometer, a 1.53% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Djibouti in 2018 was 41.33 people per square kilometer, a 1.57% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Djibouti in 2017 was 40.69 people per square kilometer, a 1.61% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,115.55
Micronesia 784.16
India 419.80
Philippines 365.27
Sri Lanka 326.37
El Salvador 308.28
Vietnam 293.87
Pakistan 277.47
Sao Tome and Principe 228.29
Nigeria 223.15
Kiribati 147.47
Indonesia 142.94
Cabo Verde 137.96
Ghana 130.26
Moldova 119.17
Egypt 102.19
Kenya 92.65
Cambodia 92.35
Timor-Leste 88.66
Honduras 88.05
Morocco 82.66
Myanmar 80.42
Uzbekistan 74.81
Ukraine 72.46
Tunisia 72.24
Lesotho 70.56
Eswatini 66.83
Georgia 57.23
Cameroon 55.83
Nicaragua 50.81
Djibouti 42.59
Angola 26.36
Vanuatu 25.20
Zambia 24.43
Solomon Islands 23.77
Bhutan 20.10
Papua New Guinea 19.33
Bolivia 10.63
Mauritania 4.51
Mongolia 2.10
Sudan 0.00
Djibouti - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 42.59 1.48%
2019 41.96 1.53%
2018 41.33 1.57%
2017 40.69 1.61%
2016 40.05 1.65%
2015 39.40 1.70%
2014 38.74 1.74%
2013 38.07 1.75%
2012 37.42 1.69%
2011 36.80 1.60%
2010 36.22 1.49%
2009 35.68 1.40%
2008 35.19 1.35%
2007 34.72 1.37%
2006 34.25 1.44%
2005 33.76 1.51%
2004 33.26 1.57%
2003 32.74 1.70%
2002 32.20 1.90%
2001 31.60 2.15%
2000 30.93 2.52%
1999 30.17 2.87%
1998 29.33 2.97%
1997 28.49 2.67%
1996 27.74 2.10%
1995 27.17 1.29%
1994 26.83 0.63%
1993 26.66 0.56%
1992 26.51 1.35%
1991 26.16 2.79%
1990 25.45 4.71%
1989 24.30 6.59%
1988 22.80 7.89%
1987 21.13 7.92%
1986 19.58 6.75%
1985 18.35 4.83%
1984 17.50 3.10%
1983 16.97 2.21%
1982 16.61 2.76%
1981 16.16 4.45%
1980 15.47 6.81%
1979 14.49 9.12%
1978 13.28 11.00%
1977 11.96 11.64%
1976 10.71 10.87%
1975 9.66 9.26%
1974 8.84 7.67%
1973 8.21 6.33%
1972 7.73 5.82%
1971 7.30 6.08%
1970 6.88 6.52%
1969 6.46 6.71%
1968 6.05 6.90%
1967 5.66 6.94%
1966 5.30 6.87%
1965 4.96 6.86%
1964 4.64 6.91%
1963 4.34 6.82%
1962 4.06 6.45%
1961 3.81 5.81%
1960 3.61 5.05%
1959 3.43 4.27%
1958 3.29 3.60%
1957 3.18 3.08%
1956 3.08 2.74%
1955 3.00 2.53%
1954 2.93 2.42%
1953 2.86 2.35%
1952 2.79 2.28%
1951 2.73 2.10%
1950 2.67 0.00%