Gabon Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Gabon population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Gabon in 2021 is 8.51 people per square kilometer, a 2.39% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Gabon in 2020 was 8.32 people per square kilometer, a 2.45% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Gabon in 2019 was 8.12 people per square kilometer, a 2.52% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Gabon in 2018 was 7.92 people per square kilometer, a 2.64% 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
Maldives 1,812.06
Lebanon 647.77
Mauritius 624.23
Nauru 543.80
Tuvalu 397.70
Grenada 332.41
Marshall Islands 331.17
American Samoa 275.50
Jamaica 270.56
Dominican Republic 225.06
Guatemala 167.60
China 150.44
Tonga 142.35
Thailand 136.32
Azerbaijan 118.05
Jordan 114.97
Turkey 108.29
Cuba 103.00
Costa Rica 100.57
Albania 99.93
Armenia 99.80
Malaysia 99.22
Serbia 98.43
Dominica 96.22
Iraq 94.65
North Macedonia 81.01
Romania 80.23
Samoa 70.48
Ecuador 69.78
Mexico 66.31
Bulgaria 62.13
Equatorial Guinea 51.69
Fiji 49.42
South Africa 49.25
Iran 48.72
Belarus 45.49
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.90
Venezuela 31.47
Peru 25.96
Brazil 25.13
Algeria 18.73
Paraguay 17.75
Belize 17.63
Turkmenistan 12.53
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.51
Kazakhstan 6.97
Botswana 4.12
Libya 3.95
Guyana 3.68
Suriname 3.61
Namibia 3.14
Gabon - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 8.51 2.39%
2020 8.32 2.45%
2019 8.12 2.52%
2018 7.92 2.64%
2017 7.71 2.84%
2016 7.50 3.09%
2015 7.28 3.39%
2014 7.04 3.67%
2013 6.79 3.85%
2012 6.54 3.86%
2011 6.29 3.72%
2010 6.07 3.52%
2009 5.86 3.32%
2008 5.67 3.12%
2007 5.50 2.97%
2006 5.34 2.85%
2005 5.20 2.71%
2004 5.06 2.56%
2003 4.93 2.46%
2002 4.81 2.41%
2001 4.70 2.41%
2000 4.59 2.44%
1999 4.48 2.48%
1998 4.37 2.52%
1997 4.26 2.55%
1996 4.16 2.58%
1995 4.05 2.62%
1994 3.95 2.67%
1993 3.85 2.71%
1992 3.75 2.75%
1991 3.65 2.77%
1990 3.55 2.79%
1989 3.45 2.81%
1988 3.36 2.82%
1987 3.26 2.80%
1986 3.18 2.77%
1985 3.09 2.73%
1984 3.01 2.69%
1983 2.93 2.64%
1982 2.85 2.58%
1981 2.78 2.53%
1980 2.71 2.47%
1979 2.65 2.41%
1978 2.59 2.34%
1977 2.53 2.25%
1976 2.47 2.14%
1975 2.42 2.02%
1974 2.37 1.90%
1973 2.33 1.83%
1972 2.29 1.85%
1971 2.24 1.92%
1970 2.20 2.02%
1969 2.16 2.10%
1968 2.11 2.11%
1967 2.07 2.02%
1966 2.03 1.83%
1965 1.99 1.61%
1964 1.96 1.41%
1963 1.93 1.23%
1962 1.91 1.09%
1961 1.89 0.97%
1960 1.87 0.87%
1959 1.86 0.78%
1958 1.84 0.68%
1957 1.83 0.58%
1956 1.82 0.48%
1955 1.81 0.41%
1954 1.80 0.38%
1953 1.80 0.39%
1952 1.79 0.48%
1951 1.78 0.65%
1950 1.77 0.00%