Ethiopia Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Ethiopia population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ethiopia in 2019 is 101.49 people per square kilometer, a 2.61% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2018 was 98.91 people per square kilometer, a 2.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2017 was 96.35 people per square kilometer, a 2.7% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2016 was 93.82 people per square kilometer, a 2.75% 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
Ethiopia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 101.49 2.61%
2018 98.91 2.65%
2017 96.35 2.70%
2016 93.82 2.75%
2015 91.31 2.79%
2014 88.83 2.84%
2013 86.38 2.87%
2012 83.97 2.87%
2011 81.63 2.85%
2010 79.36 2.82%
2009 77.18 2.80%
2008 75.08 2.78%
2007 73.05 2.78%
2006 71.08 2.81%
2005 69.14 2.84%
2004 67.23 2.87%
2003 65.35 2.89%
2002 63.52 2.91%
2001 61.72 2.92%
2000 59.97 2.92%
1999 58.27 2.94%
1998 56.60 2.98%
1997 54.96 3.08%
1996 53.32 3.22%
1995 51.66 3.38%
1994 49.97 3.54%
1993 48.26 3.64%
1992 46.57 3.66%
1991 44.92 3.60%
1990 43.36 3.49%
1989 41.90 3.39%
1988 40.53 3.30%
1987 39.24 3.25%
1986 38.00 3.23%
1985 36.81 3.25%
1984 35.66 3.23%
1983 34.54 3.10%
1982 33.50 2.81%
1981 32.59 2.40%
1980 31.82 1.90%
1979 31.23 1.45%
1978 30.78 1.24%
1977 30.41 1.36%
1976 30.00 1.72%
1975 29.49 2.21%
1974 28.85 2.66%
1973 28.11 2.97%
1972 27.29 3.05%
1971 26.49 2.93%
1970 25.73 2.76%
1969 25.04 2.63%
1968 24.40 2.53%
1967 23.80 2.49%
1966 23.22 2.51%
1965 22.65 2.53%
1964 22.09 2.52%
1963 21.55 2.48%
1962 21.03 2.43%
1961 20.53 2.35%
1960 20.06 2.26%
1959 19.62 2.17%
1958 19.20 2.10%
1957 18.80 2.05%
1956 18.43 2.01%
1955 18.06 1.98%
1954 17.71 1.96%
1953 17.37 1.94%
1952 17.04 1.91%
1951 16.72 1.87%
1950 16.42 0.00%