Ethiopia Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Ethiopia population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ethiopia in 2021 is 103.74 people per square kilometer, a 2.53% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2020 was 101.18 people per square kilometer, a 2.57% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2019 was 98.64 people per square kilometer, a 2.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2018 was 96.13 people per square kilometer, a 2.65% 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 103.74
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 40.23
Zimbabwe 38.62
Eritrea 30.62
Somalia 25.66
Niger 19.83
South Sudan 17.95
Mali 16.82
Chad 13.17
Central African Republic 7.90
Ethiopia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 103.74 2.53%
2020 101.18 2.57%
2019 98.64 2.61%
2018 96.13 2.65%
2017 93.64 2.70%
2016 91.18 2.75%
2015 88.74 2.79%
2014 86.33 2.84%
2013 83.95 2.87%
2012 81.61 2.87%
2011 79.33 2.85%
2010 77.13 2.82%
2009 75.01 2.80%
2008 72.97 2.78%
2007 71.00 2.78%
2006 69.08 2.81%
2005 67.19 2.84%
2004 65.34 2.87%
2003 63.52 2.89%
2002 61.73 2.91%
2001 59.99 2.92%
2000 58.28 2.92%
1999 56.63 2.94%
1998 55.01 2.98%
1997 53.42 3.08%
1996 51.82 3.22%
1995 50.21 3.38%
1994 48.56 3.54%
1993 46.90 3.64%
1992 45.26 3.66%
1991 43.66 3.60%
1990 42.15 3.49%
1989 40.72 3.39%
1988 39.39 3.30%
1987 38.13 3.25%
1986 36.93 3.23%
1985 35.78 3.25%
1984 34.65 3.23%
1983 33.57 3.10%
1982 32.56 2.81%
1981 31.67 2.40%
1980 30.93 1.90%
1979 30.35 1.45%
1978 29.92 1.24%
1977 29.55 1.36%
1976 29.16 1.72%
1975 28.66 2.21%
1974 28.04 2.66%
1973 27.31 2.97%
1972 26.53 3.05%
1971 25.74 2.93%
1970 25.01 2.76%
1969 24.34 2.63%
1968 23.71 2.53%
1967 23.13 2.49%
1966 22.57 2.51%
1965 22.01 2.53%
1964 21.47 2.52%
1963 20.94 2.48%
1962 20.44 2.43%
1961 19.95 2.35%
1960 19.49 2.26%
1959 19.06 2.17%
1958 18.66 2.10%
1957 18.27 2.05%
1956 17.91 2.01%
1955 17.56 1.98%
1954 17.21 1.96%
1953 16.88 1.94%
1952 16.56 1.91%
1951 16.25 1.87%
1950 15.95 0.00%