Ireland Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Ireland population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ireland in 2019 is 69.47 people per square kilometer, a 1.32% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Ireland in 2018 was 68.56 people per square kilometer, a 1.38% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Ireland in 2017 was 67.63 people per square kilometer, a 1.22% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Ireland in 2016 was 66.82 people per square kilometer, a 0.93% 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
Macao 21,067.27
Monaco 19,482.00
Singapore 8,072.79
Hong Kong 6,699.24
Gibraltar 3,370.10
Bahrain 2,109.48
Malta 1,376.16
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,246.71
Channel Islands 869.99
Barbados 667.50
Aruba 590.63
San Marino 564.33
South Korea 510.52
Netherlands 411.58
Israel 386.02
Belgium 377.97
Curacao 368.07
Japan 335.64
Puerto Rico 330.71
Guam 309.80
United Kingdom 277.21
Trinidad and Tobago 271.92
Cayman Islands 249.80
Qatar 243.93
Luxembourg 237.73
Liechtenstein 237.62
Kuwait 236.09
Germany 233.56
Antigua and Barbuda 220.72
Seychelles 212.48
Switzerland 208.07
Italy 200.94
British Virgin Islands 200.20
Andorra 164.13
Isle of Man 148.39
Denmark 134.48
Cyprus 129.58
Northern Mariana Islands 124.38
Poland 121.17
France 118.61
UAE 116.87
Portugal 110.88
Austria 106.76
Hungary 104.10
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.38
Greece 79.37
Croatia 72.99
French Polynesia 69.82
Ireland 69.47
Panama 56.30
Lithuania 42.27
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.20
Palau 39.15
Faroe Islands 34.87
United States 33.47
Latvia 29.57
Estonia 29.24
Bahamas 28.06
Chile 25.05
Sweden 22.43
Uruguay 19.64
New Zealand 17.87
Finland 16.35
Argentina 16.11
Oman 16.07
Saudi Arabia 15.94
New Caledonia 15.22
Bermuda 14.57
Norway 8.60
Canada 3.75
Iceland 3.29
Australia 3.26
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Ireland - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 69.47 1.32%
2018 68.56 1.38%
2017 67.63 1.22%
2016 66.82 0.93%
2015 66.20 0.55%
2014 65.83 0.25%
2013 65.67 0.16%
2012 65.57 0.37%
2011 65.33 0.81%
2010 64.80 1.33%
2009 63.95 1.78%
2008 62.83 2.11%
2007 61.53 2.22%
2006 60.20 2.16%
2005 58.92 2.05%
2004 57.74 1.96%
2003 56.63 1.84%
2002 55.61 1.71%
2001 54.67 1.56%
2000 53.83 1.38%
1999 53.09 1.18%
1998 52.47 1.01%
1997 51.95 0.87%
1996 51.50 0.76%
1995 51.11 0.68%
1994 50.77 0.59%
1993 50.47 0.48%
1992 50.23 0.35%
1991 50.05 0.19%
1990 49.96 0.04%
1989 49.94 -0.08%
1988 49.97 -0.10%
1987 50.03 -0.02%
1986 50.03 0.16%
1985 49.96 0.36%
1984 49.78 0.55%
1983 49.51 0.74%
1982 49.14 0.93%
1981 48.69 1.10%
1980 48.16 1.28%
1979 47.55 1.45%
1978 46.87 1.58%
1977 46.14 1.66%
1976 45.39 1.68%
1975 44.64 1.69%
1974 43.90 1.68%
1973 43.17 1.60%
1972 42.50 1.44%
1971 41.89 1.23%
1970 41.38 0.96%
1969 40.99 0.70%
1968 40.70 0.51%
1967 40.50 0.41%
1966 40.33 0.39%
1965 40.18 0.41%
1964 40.01 0.39%
1963 39.86 0.32%
1962 39.73 0.14%
1961 39.68 -0.10%
1960 39.72 -0.35%
1959 39.86 -0.54%
1958 40.07 -0.66%
1957 40.34 -0.69%
1956 40.62 -0.65%
1955 40.89 -0.55%
1954 41.11 -0.41%
1953 41.28 -0.27%
1952 41.39 -0.12%
1951 41.44 0.00%
1950 41.44 0.00%