Kuwait Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Kuwait population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kuwait in 2019 is 236.09 people per square kilometer, a 1.69% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2018 was 232.17 people per square kilometer, a 2% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2017 was 227.61 people per square kilometer, a 2.51% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2016 was 222.05 people per square kilometer, a 3.16% 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
Kuwait - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 236.09 1.69%
2018 232.17 2.00%
2017 227.61 2.51%
2016 222.05 3.16%
2015 215.24 3.92%
2014 207.12 4.67%
2013 197.89 5.30%
2012 187.93 5.71%
2011 177.78 5.89%
2010 167.89 6.06%
2009 158.31 6.21%
2008 149.05 6.07%
2007 140.52 5.49%
2006 133.20 4.56%
2005 127.40 3.17%
2004 123.48 1.80%
2003 121.30 1.15%
2002 119.92 1.60%
2001 118.03 2.84%
2000 114.77 4.79%
1999 109.52 6.58%
1998 102.76 7.07%
1997 95.97 5.13%
1996 91.29 1.30%
1995 90.12 -3.22%
1994 93.11 -6.39%
1993 99.47 -7.31%
1992 107.32 -5.85%
1991 113.99 -3.06%
1990 117.58 0.12%
1989 117.44 2.85%
1988 114.19 4.95%
1987 108.81 5.82%
1986 102.82 5.59%
1985 97.38 5.03%
1984 92.71 4.77%
1983 88.49 4.60%
1982 84.60 4.75%
1981 80.77 5.16%
1980 76.81 5.60%
1979 72.73 5.88%
1978 68.69 6.11%
1977 64.74 6.24%
1976 60.93 6.28%
1975 57.34 6.23%
1974 53.97 6.20%
1973 50.82 6.31%
1972 47.81 6.67%
1971 44.82 7.28%
1970 41.78 8.05%
1969 38.66 8.86%
1968 35.52 9.66%
1967 32.39 10.32%
1966 29.36 10.83%
1965 26.49 11.36%
1964 23.79 11.92%
1963 21.25 12.27%
1962 18.93 12.23%
1961 16.87 11.73%
1960 15.10 10.80%
1959 13.63 9.56%
1958 12.44 8.16%
1957 11.50 6.77%
1956 10.77 5.50%
1955 10.21 4.44%
1954 9.77 3.67%
1953 9.43 3.19%
1952 9.14 3.03%
1951 8.87 3.21%
1950 8.59 0.00%