Kiribati Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Kiribati population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kiribati in 2021 is 149.87 people per square kilometer, a 1.63% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Kiribati in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,126.49
Micronesia 792.00
India 423.88
Philippines 370.16
Sri Lanka 327.65
El Salvador 309.81
Vietnam 296.38
Pakistan 282.88
Sao Tome and Principe 232.68
Nigeria 228.85
Kiribati 149.87
Indonesia 144.42
Cabo Verde 139.43
Ghana 133.03
Moldova 118.88
Egypt 104.11
Kenya 94.74
Cambodia 93.61
Timor-Leste 90.37
Honduras 89.46
Morocco 83.63
Myanmar 81.00
Uzbekistan 75.85
Tunisia 72.95
Ukraine 72.02
Lesotho 71.12
Eswatini 67.53
Cameroon 57.26
Georgia 57.10
Nicaragua 51.41
Djibouti 43.20
Angola 27.22
Vanuatu 25.80
Zambia 25.14
Solomon Islands 24.36
Bhutan 20.31
Papua New Guinea 19.70
Bolivia 10.77
Mauritania 4.63
Mongolia 2.13
Sudan 0.00
Kiribati - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 149.87 1.63%
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%