Eritrea Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Eritrea population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Eritrea in 2020 is 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.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2017 was 29.02 people per square kilometer, a 1.08% 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
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Eritrea - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%