Eritrea Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Eritrea population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Eritrea in 2019 is 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.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2017 was 29.02 people per square kilometer, a 1.08% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2016 was 28.71 people per square kilometer, a 1.01% 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
Rwanda 479.38
Comoros 457.22
Burundi 414.32
Haiti 405.88
North Korea 212.93
Gambia 207.76
Nepal 194.38
Uganda 183.27
Malawi 157.23
Togo 142.32
Sierra Leone 108.07
Benin 102.83
Ethiopia 101.49
Senegal 82.84
Burkina Faso 74.11
Tajikistan 65.93
Tanzania 61.23
Afghanistan 58.27
Yemen 55.23
Guinea-Bissau 53.17
Guinea 51.95
Madagascar 45.92
Liberia 44.33
Mozambique 38.61
Zimbabwe 37.48
Eritrea 29.74
Somalia 24.22
Niger 18.40
Mali 15.85
Chad 12.42
Central African Republic 7.62
South Sudan 0.00
Eritrea - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%