Lebanon 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 Lebanon population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Lebanon in 2020 is 653.15 people per square kilometer, a 0.44% decline from 2019.
  • The population density of Lebanon in 2019 was 656.05 people per square kilometer, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • The population density of Lebanon in 2018 was 656.40 people per square kilometer, a 0.59% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Lebanon in 2017 was 652.57 people per square kilometer, a 1.57% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
Lebanon - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 653.15 -0.44%
2019 656.05 -0.05%
2018 656.40 0.59%
2017 652.57 1.57%
2016 642.51 2.78%
2015 625.14 4.34%
2014 599.14 5.89%
2013 565.84 6.78%
2012 529.92 6.45%
2011 497.80 5.03%
2010 473.98 2.91%
2009 460.58 1.01%
2008 455.96 -0.05%
2007 456.21 0.16%
2006 455.48 1.30%
2005 449.64 2.83%
2004 437.26 4.12%
2003 419.94 4.93%
2002 400.21 4.79%
2001 381.91 3.86%
2000 367.73 2.54%
1999 358.64 1.47%
1998 353.45 0.96%
1997 350.09 1.32%
1996 345.52 2.33%
1995 337.64 3.67%
1994 325.68 4.84%
1993 310.63 5.53%
1992 294.37 5.29%
1991 279.59 4.23%
1990 268.23 2.81%
1989 260.90 1.56%
1988 256.91 0.63%
1987 255.31 0.27%
1986 254.63 0.33%
1985 253.78 0.53%
1984 252.45 0.61%
1983 250.92 0.61%
1982 249.39 0.46%
1981 248.26 0.21%
1980 247.74 -0.08%
1979 247.93 -0.24%
1978 248.54 -0.17%
1977 248.97 0.21%
1976 248.46 0.80%
1975 246.48 1.54%
1974 242.75 2.21%
1973 237.51 2.65%
1972 231.37 2.71%
1971 225.27 2.46%
1970 219.85 2.09%
1969 215.35 1.79%
1968 211.56 1.66%
1967 208.11 1.78%
1966 204.46 2.11%
1965 200.23 2.51%
1964 195.33 2.83%
1963 189.95 3.10%
1962 184.24 3.25%
1961 178.43 3.31%
1960 172.72 3.31%
1959 167.19 3.30%
1958 161.85 3.31%
1957 156.66 3.35%
1956 151.58 3.39%
1955 146.61 3.38%
1954 141.81 3.28%
1953 137.31 3.02%
1952 133.28 2.54%
1951 129.97 1.77%
1950 127.71 0.00%