Kiribati Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Kiribati population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kiribati in 2020 is 147.47 people per square kilometer, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Kiribati in 2019 was 145.19 people per square kilometer, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Kiribati in 2018 was 143.02 people per square kilometer, a 1.48% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Kiribati in 2017 was 140.94 people per square kilometer, a 1.45% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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
Kiribati - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 147.47 1.57%
2019 145.19 1.52%
2018 143.02 1.48%
2017 140.94 1.45%
2016 138.92 1.44%
2015 136.95 1.41%
2014 135.05 1.39%
2013 133.20 1.43%
2012 131.32 1.57%
2011 129.29 1.75%
2010 127.07 1.98%
2009 124.60 2.20%
2008 121.93 2.31%
2007 119.17 2.31%
2006 116.47 2.19%
2005 113.98 2.02%
2004 111.73 1.87%
2003 109.67 1.75%
2002 107.78 1.70%
2001 105.99 1.72%
2000 104.19 1.72%
1999 102.43 1.74%
1998 100.69 1.71%
1997 99.00 1.63%
1996 97.41 1.52%
1995 95.95 1.37%
1994 94.65 1.26%
1993 93.48 1.27%
1992 92.30 1.46%
1991 90.98 1.78%
1990 89.38 2.18%
1989 87.47 2.55%
1988 85.30 2.74%
1987 83.02 2.66%
1986 80.87 2.37%
1985 79.00 1.98%
1984 77.46 1.64%
1983 76.21 1.39%
1982 75.17 1.30%
1981 74.20 1.35%
1980 73.21 1.44%
1979 72.17 1.46%
1978 71.13 1.50%
1977 70.08 1.50%
1976 69.04 1.47%
1975 68.04 1.44%
1974 67.08 1.46%
1973 66.11 1.46%
1972 65.16 1.54%
1971 64.17 1.62%
1970 63.15 1.76%
1969 62.06 1.83%
1968 60.94 1.95%
1967 59.77 2.07%
1966 58.56 2.16%
1965 57.32 2.27%
1964 56.05 2.39%
1963 54.74 2.44%
1962 53.43 2.49%
1961 52.13 2.49%
1960 50.87 2.48%
1959 49.63 2.45%
1958 48.45 2.42%
1957 47.30 2.37%
1956 46.21 2.34%
1955 45.15 2.30%
1954 44.14 2.18%
1953 43.19 2.09%
1952 42.31 1.94%
1951 41.50 1.73%
1950 40.80 0.00%