Marshall Islands Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Marshall Islands population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Marshall Islands in 2023 is 233.31 people per square kilometer, a 1.03% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Marshall Islands in 2022 was 230.94 people per square kilometer, a 1.14% decline from 2021.
  • The population density of Marshall Islands in 2021 was 233.61 people per square kilometer, a 3.14% decline from 2020.
  • The population density of Marshall Islands in 2020 was 241.18 people per square kilometer, a 2.94% decline from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Maldives 1,736.74
Nauru 639.00
Mauritius 637.53
Lebanon 512.34
Tuvalu 379.87
Grenada 371.13
Jamaica 257.10
Marshall Islands 233.31
Dominican Republic 232.85
American Samoa 219.57
Guatemala 166.15
China 148.51
Tonga 143.70
Thailand 139.93
Jordan 126.93
Azerbaijan 120.24
Iraq 104.60
Malaysia 103.86
Costa Rica 102.00
Cuba 101.88
Albania 98.52
Dominica 97.39
Armenia 93.41
Romania 83.44
North Macedonia 81.12
Serbia 80.91
Samoa 79.47
Ecuador 70.95
Mexico 65.39
Equatorial Guinea 61.13
Bulgaria 60.25
Fiji 51.25
Iran 51.10
South Africa 49.56
Belarus 45.75
Colombia 45.62
Montenegro 45.36
Venezuela 31.62
Peru 26.73
Brazil 25.41
Algeria 19.15
Belize 17.89
Paraguay 16.87
Turkmenistan 13.35
Gabon 9.10
Russia 8.45
Kazakhstan 7.20
Botswana 4.60
Libya 3.91
Suriname 3.80
Guyana 3.79
Namibia 3.16
Marshall Islands - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 233.31 1.03%
2022 230.94 -1.14%
2021 233.61 -3.14%
2020 241.18 -2.94%
2019 248.49 -2.74%
2018 255.49 -2.54%
2017 262.15 -2.36%
2016 268.49 -2.19%
2015 274.50 -2.00%
2014 280.11 -1.82%
2013 285.29 -1.63%
2012 290.02 -1.45%
2011 294.28 -0.83%
2010 296.76 -0.33%
2009 297.74 -0.41%
2008 298.98 -0.41%
2007 300.21 -0.31%
2006 301.16 -0.24%
2005 301.87 -0.18%
2004 302.42 -0.11%
2003 302.74 -0.01%
2002 302.76 0.15%
2001 302.29 0.35%
2000 301.24 0.72%
1999 299.08 1.26%
1998 295.36 1.54%
1997 290.88 1.59%
1996 286.32 1.65%
1995 281.68 1.73%
1994 276.89 1.83%
1993 271.91 1.93%
1992 266.75 2.04%
1991 261.41 2.18%
1990 255.82 2.35%
1989 249.93 2.98%
1988 242.71 3.72%
1987 234.01 3.94%
1986 225.15 4.02%
1985 216.46 4.07%
1984 207.98 4.06%
1983 199.86 4.07%
1982 192.05 4.06%
1981 184.55 3.85%
1980 177.71 3.51%
1979 171.68 3.38%
1978 166.07 3.39%
1977 160.62 3.39%
1976 155.36 3.39%
1975 150.26 3.34%
1974 145.41 2.55%
1973 141.79 1.75%
1972 139.36 1.64%
1971 137.11 2.97%
1970 133.16 5.95%
1969 125.68 7.72%
1968 116.67 6.79%
1967 109.25 4.63%
1966 104.41 3.53%
1965 100.86 3.52%
1964 97.43 3.48%
1963 94.15 3.42%
1962 91.04 3.28%
1961 88.15 3.21%
1960 85.41 3.15%
1959 82.81 2.54%
1958 80.76 1.44%
1957 79.61 0.91%
1956 78.89 0.98%
1955 78.12 1.05%
1954 77.31 1.23%
1953 76.37 1.53%
1952 75.22 1.68%
1951 73.98 1.91%
1950 72.59 0.00%