Madagascar 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 Madagascar population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Madagascar in 2020 is 47.15 people per square kilometer, a 2.68% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Madagascar in 2019 was 45.92 people per square kilometer, a 2.69% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Madagascar in 2018 was 44.72 people per square kilometer, a 2.71% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Madagascar in 2017 was 43.54 people per square kilometer, a 2.72% 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
Madagascar - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 47.15 2.68%
2019 45.92 2.69%
2018 44.72 2.71%
2017 43.54 2.72%
2016 42.39 2.72%
2015 41.26 2.73%
2014 40.17 2.74%
2013 39.10 2.75%
2012 38.05 2.77%
2011 37.02 2.80%
2010 36.02 2.83%
2009 35.02 2.86%
2008 34.05 2.90%
2007 33.09 2.93%
2006 32.15 2.96%
2005 31.22 3.00%
2004 30.31 3.03%
2003 29.42 3.07%
2002 28.55 3.10%
2001 27.69 3.13%
2000 26.85 3.17%
1999 26.02 3.20%
1998 25.22 3.21%
1997 24.43 3.20%
1996 23.67 3.17%
1995 22.94 3.13%
1994 22.25 3.09%
1993 21.58 3.04%
1992 20.95 3.00%
1991 20.34 2.97%
1990 19.75 2.93%
1989 19.19 2.89%
1988 18.65 2.86%
1987 18.13 2.86%
1986 17.63 2.87%
1985 17.14 2.89%
1984 16.65 2.91%
1983 16.18 2.93%
1982 15.72 2.93%
1981 15.28 2.92%
1980 14.84 2.91%
1979 14.42 2.91%
1978 14.01 2.90%
1977 13.62 2.89%
1976 13.24 2.88%
1975 12.87 2.86%
1974 12.51 2.84%
1973 12.16 2.82%
1972 11.83 2.79%
1971 11.51 2.76%
1970 11.20 2.72%
1969 10.90 2.69%
1968 10.62 2.65%
1967 10.34 2.62%
1966 10.08 2.59%
1965 9.82 2.56%
1964 9.58 2.53%
1963 9.34 2.50%
1962 9.11 2.47%
1961 8.89 2.44%
1960 8.68 2.40%
1959 8.48 2.37%
1958 8.28 2.34%
1957 8.09 2.30%
1956 7.91 2.27%
1955 7.74 2.23%
1954 7.57 2.20%
1953 7.40 2.16%
1952 7.25 2.12%
1951 7.10 2.08%
1950 6.95 0.00%