Liberia 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 Liberia population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Liberia in 2020 is 45.41 people per square kilometer, a 2.44% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Liberia in 2019 was 44.33 people per square kilometer, a 2.46% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Liberia in 2018 was 43.27 people per square kilometer, a 2.48% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Liberia in 2017 was 42.22 people per square kilometer, a 2.52% 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
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Liberia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 45.41 2.44%
2019 44.33 2.46%
2018 43.27 2.48%
2017 42.22 2.52%
2016 41.19 2.56%
2015 40.16 2.59%
2014 39.14 2.62%
2013 38.15 2.72%
2012 37.13 2.94%
2011 36.07 3.24%
2010 34.94 3.66%
2009 33.71 4.05%
2008 32.40 4.22%
2007 31.08 3.99%
2006 29.89 3.45%
2005 28.90 2.63%
2004 28.16 1.90%
2003 27.63 1.73%
2002 27.16 2.40%
2001 26.52 3.70%
2000 25.58 5.51%
1999 24.24 7.24%
1998 22.60 8.22%
1997 20.89 7.67%
1996 19.40 5.66%
1995 18.36 2.93%
1994 17.84 0.50%
1993 17.75 -1.25%
1992 17.97 -1.89%
1991 18.32 -1.72%
1990 18.64 -1.45%
1989 18.91 -1.30%
1988 19.16 -0.89%
1987 19.33 -0.24%
1986 19.38 0.59%
1985 19.27 1.61%
1984 18.96 2.65%
1983 18.47 3.41%
1982 17.86 3.68%
1981 17.23 3.55%
1980 16.64 3.27%
1979 16.11 3.06%
1978 15.63 2.88%
1977 15.19 2.81%
1976 14.78 2.84%
1975 14.37 2.84%
1974 13.97 2.77%
1973 13.60 2.70%
1972 13.24 2.63%
1971 12.90 2.57%
1970 12.58 2.50%
1969 12.27 2.44%
1968 11.98 2.37%
1967 11.70 2.32%
1966 11.43 2.28%
1965 11.18 2.23%
1964 10.94 2.19%
1963 10.70 2.16%
1962 10.48 2.13%
1961 10.26 2.11%
1960 10.04 2.10%
1959 9.84 2.08%
1958 9.64 2.05%
1957 9.44 2.01%
1956 9.26 1.95%
1955 9.08 1.89%
1954 8.91 1.80%
1953 8.76 1.71%
1952 8.61 1.59%
1951 8.47 1.47%
1950 8.35 0.00%