India Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of India population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of India in 2020 is 419.80 people per square kilometer, a 0.99% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of India in 2019 was 415.67 people per square kilometer, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of India in 2018 was 411.48 people per square kilometer, a 1.04% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of India in 2017 was 407.23 people per square kilometer, a 1.07% 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
Bangladesh 1,115.55
Micronesia 784.16
India 419.80
Philippines 365.27
Sri Lanka 326.37
El Salvador 308.28
Vietnam 293.87
Pakistan 277.47
Sao Tome and Principe 228.29
Nigeria 223.15
Kiribati 147.47
Indonesia 142.94
Cabo Verde 137.96
Ghana 130.26
Moldova 119.17
Egypt 102.19
Kenya 92.65
Cambodia 92.35
Timor-Leste 88.66
Honduras 88.05
Morocco 82.66
Myanmar 80.42
Uzbekistan 74.81
Ukraine 72.46
Tunisia 72.24
Lesotho 70.56
Eswatini 66.83
Georgia 57.23
Cameroon 55.83
Nicaragua 50.81
Djibouti 42.59
Angola 26.36
Vanuatu 25.20
Zambia 24.43
Solomon Islands 23.77
Bhutan 20.10
Papua New Guinea 19.33
Bolivia 10.63
Mauritania 4.51
Mongolia 2.10
Sudan 0.00
India - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 419.80 0.99%
2019 415.67 1.02%
2018 411.48 1.04%
2017 407.23 1.07%
2016 402.92 1.10%
2015 398.55 1.12%
2014 394.13 1.15%
2013 389.64 1.19%
2012 385.06 1.24%
2011 380.34 1.30%
2010 375.47 1.36%
2009 370.44 1.42%
2008 365.25 1.48%
2007 359.94 1.52%
2006 354.55 1.56%
2005 349.11 1.59%
2004 343.64 1.63%
2003 338.13 1.67%
2002 332.59 1.70%
2001 327.02 1.74%
2000 321.42 1.78%
1999 315.78 1.82%
1998 310.13 1.86%
1997 304.48 1.89%
1996 298.84 1.91%
1995 293.23 1.94%
1994 287.66 1.96%
1993 282.12 1.99%
1992 276.62 2.02%
1991 271.13 2.06%
1990 265.66 2.10%
1989 260.20 2.13%
1988 254.76 2.17%
1987 249.35 2.21%
1986 243.96 2.25%
1985 238.61 2.29%
1984 233.27 2.32%
1983 227.98 2.35%
1982 222.75 2.36%
1981 217.62 2.35%
1980 212.62 2.34%
1979 207.77 2.32%
1978 203.06 2.31%
1977 198.47 2.32%
1976 193.97 2.33%
1975 189.55 2.35%
1974 185.20 2.36%
1973 180.93 2.35%
1972 176.77 2.33%
1971 172.75 2.28%
1970 168.89 2.23%
1969 165.21 2.18%
1968 161.69 2.14%
1967 158.31 2.11%
1966 155.03 2.11%
1965 151.84 2.10%
1964 148.71 2.09%
1963 145.66 2.08%
1962 142.70 2.05%
1961 139.83 2.02%
1960 137.06 1.98%
1959 134.40 1.94%
1958 131.84 1.91%
1957 129.37 1.88%
1956 126.99 1.84%
1955 124.69 1.81%
1954 122.47 1.78%
1953 120.33 1.73%
1952 118.27 1.68%
1951 116.32 1.61%
1950 114.48 0.00%