Eritrea Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Eritrea population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Eritrea in 2021 is 30.62 people per square kilometer, a 1.55% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2020 was 30.16 people per square kilometer, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2019 was 29.74 people per square kilometer, a 1.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2018 was 29.36 people per square kilometer, a 1.17% 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
Rwanda 504.04
Comoros 477.41
Burundi 440.37
Haiti 415.92
Gambia 220.08
North Korea 214.76
Nepal 201.62
Uganda 195.09
Malawi 165.83
Togo 149.29
Sierra Leone 112.61
Benin 108.50
Ethiopia 106.74
Senegal 87.42
Burkina Faso 78.39
Tajikistan 68.96
Tanzania 64.92
Afghanistan 61.02
Yemen 57.75
Guinea-Bissau 55.78
Guinea 54.90
Madagascar 48.40
Liberia 46.51
Mozambique 40.90
Zimbabwe 38.62
Eritrea 30.62
Somalia 25.66
Niger 19.83
Mali 16.82
Chad 13.17
Central African Republic 7.90
South Sudan 0.00
Eritrea - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 30.62 1.55%
2020 30.16 1.41%
2019 29.74 1.28%
2018 29.36 1.17%
2017 29.02 1.08%
2016 28.71 1.01%
2015 28.43 0.95%
2014 28.16 0.91%
2013 27.90 0.96%
2012 27.64 1.12%
2011 27.33 1.37%
2010 26.96 1.62%
2009 26.53 1.87%
2008 26.04 2.21%
2007 25.48 2.68%
2006 24.81 3.24%
2005 24.04 3.93%
2004 23.13 4.57%
2003 22.12 4.83%
2002 21.10 4.48%
2001 20.19 3.59%
2000 19.49 2.46%
1999 19.03 1.40%
1998 18.76 0.51%
1997 18.67 -0.06%
1996 18.68 -0.35%
1995 18.74 -0.64%
1994 18.86 -0.90%
1993 19.04 -0.84%
1992 19.20 -0.39%
1991 19.27 0.34%
1990 19.21 1.23%
1989 18.97 2.08%
1988 18.59 2.73%
1987 18.09 3.03%
1986 17.56 3.04%
1985 17.04 2.96%
1984 16.55 2.95%
1983 16.08 2.93%
1982 15.62 2.93%
1981 15.17 2.95%
1980 14.74 2.94%
1979 14.32 2.88%
1978 13.92 2.84%
1977 13.53 2.82%
1976 13.16 2.83%
1975 12.80 2.83%
1974 12.45 2.83%
1973 12.11 2.81%
1972 11.78 2.79%
1971 11.46 2.76%
1970 11.15 2.73%
1969 10.85 2.69%
1968 10.57 2.67%
1967 10.29 2.67%
1966 10.02 2.67%
1965 9.76 2.69%
1964 9.51 2.69%
1963 9.26 2.68%
1962 9.02 2.63%
1961 8.79 2.55%
1960 8.57 2.47%
1959 8.36 2.37%
1958 8.17 2.29%
1957 7.99 2.20%
1956 7.81 2.12%
1955 7.65 2.04%
1954 7.50 1.95%
1953 7.35 1.84%
1952 7.22 1.71%
1951 7.10 1.54%
1950 6.99 0.00%