Kuwait Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Kuwait population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kuwait in 2021 is 242.90 people per square kilometer, a 1.36% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2020 was 239.65 people per square kilometer, a 1.51% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Macao 21,376.43
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,241.41
Malta 1,383.70
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,276.82
Channel Islands 885.08
Barbados 669.10
Aruba 595.58
San Marino 566.95
Monaco 527.38
South Korea 511.21
Netherlands 413.41
Israel 398.27
Belgium 381.01
Curacao 371.17
Japan 333.49
Puerto Rico 318.86
Guam 315.15
United Kingdom 279.98
Trinidad and Tobago 273.56
Qatar 255.05
Cayman Islands 251.88
Luxembourg 245.10
Kuwait 242.90
Liechtenstein 239.06
Germany 234.63
Antigua and Barbuda 224.39
Seychelles 215.02
Switzerland 211.08
British Virgin Islands 202.81
Italy 200.33
Andorra 164.59
Isle of Man 149.84
Denmark 135.44
Cyprus 131.40
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 101.50
UAE 101.28
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.17
Croatia 46.34
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.91
Bahamas 28.60
Chile 25.39
Sweden 22.71
Uruguay 19.78
New Zealand 18.16
Oman 16.88
Saudi Arabia 16.44
Argentina 16.40
Finland 16.39
New Caledonia 15.51
Bermuda 14.47
Norway 8.74
Canada 3.85
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Kuwait - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 242.90 1.36%
2020 239.65 1.51%
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%