Lesotho Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Lesotho population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Lesotho in 2020 is 70.56 people per square kilometer, a 0.8% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Lesotho in 2019 was 70.00 people per square kilometer, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Lesotho in 2018 was 69.44 people per square kilometer, a 0.8% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Lesotho in 2017 was 68.89 people per square kilometer, a 0.8% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2020 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,115.55
Micronesia 784.16
India 419.80
Philippines 365.27
Sri Lanka 326.37
El Salvador 308.28
Vietnam 293.87
Pakistan 277.47
Sao Tome and Principe 228.29
Nigeria 223.15
Kiribati 147.47
Indonesia 142.94
Cabo Verde 137.96
Ghana 130.26
Moldova 119.17
Egypt 102.19
Kenya 92.65
Cambodia 92.35
Timor-Leste 88.66
Honduras 88.05
Morocco 82.66
Myanmar 80.42
Uzbekistan 74.81
Ukraine 72.46
Tunisia 72.24
Lesotho 70.56
Eswatini 66.83
Georgia 57.23
Cameroon 55.83
Nicaragua 50.81
Djibouti 42.59
Angola 26.36
Vanuatu 25.20
Zambia 24.43
Solomon Islands 23.77
Bhutan 20.10
Papua New Guinea 19.33
Bolivia 10.63
Mauritania 4.51
Mongolia 2.10
Sudan 0.00
Lesotho - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 70.56 0.80%
2019 70.00 0.80%
2018 69.44 0.80%
2017 68.89 0.80%
2016 68.35 0.78%
2015 67.82 0.76%
2014 67.31 0.74%
2013 66.82 0.67%
2012 66.37 0.56%
2011 66.00 0.41%
2010 65.73 0.27%
2009 65.55 0.15%
2008 65.45 0.01%
2007 65.45 -0.15%
2006 65.54 -0.31%
2005 65.75 -0.49%
2004 66.07 -0.61%
2003 66.48 -0.57%
2002 66.86 -0.29%
2001 67.05 0.14%
2000 66.96 0.65%
1999 66.53 1.11%
1998 65.79 1.50%
1997 64.82 1.74%
1996 63.71 1.88%
1995 62.54 2.00%
1994 61.31 2.15%
1993 60.02 2.24%
1992 58.71 2.28%
1991 57.40 2.28%
1990 56.12 2.23%
1989 54.89 2.18%
1988 53.72 2.17%
1987 52.58 2.22%
1986 51.44 2.33%
1985 50.27 2.45%
1984 49.07 2.54%
1983 47.85 2.64%
1982 46.62 2.73%
1981 45.38 2.80%
1980 44.15 2.89%
1979 42.91 2.96%
1978 41.67 2.98%
1977 40.47 2.93%
1976 39.31 2.82%
1975 38.23 2.67%
1974 37.24 2.52%
1973 36.33 2.39%
1972 35.48 2.33%
1971 34.67 2.30%
1970 33.89 2.29%
1969 33.13 2.26%
1968 32.40 2.23%
1967 31.70 2.17%
1966 31.02 2.11%
1965 30.38 2.05%
1964 29.77 2.00%
1963 29.19 1.95%
1962 28.63 1.90%
1961 28.09 1.87%
1960 27.58 1.83%
1959 27.08 1.80%
1958 26.60 1.77%
1957 26.14 1.75%
1956 25.69 1.72%
1955 25.26 1.71%
1954 24.83 1.69%
1953 24.42 1.69%
1952 24.01 1.70%
1951 23.61 1.72%
1950 23.21 0.00%