Mali Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Mali population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Mali in 2021 is 16.82 people per square kilometer, a 2.99% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Mali in 2020 was 16.33 people per square kilometer, a 3.02% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Mali in 2019 was 15.85 people per square kilometer, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Mali in 2018 was 15.38 people per square kilometer, a 3.05% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Rwanda 504.04
Comoros 477.41
Burundi 440.37
Haiti 415.92
Gambia 220.08
North Korea 214.76
Nepal 201.62
Uganda 195.09
Malawi 165.83
Togo 149.29
Sierra Leone 112.61
Benin 108.50
Ethiopia 106.74
Senegal 87.42
Burkina Faso 78.39
Tajikistan 68.96
Tanzania 64.92
Afghanistan 61.02
Yemen 57.75
Guinea-Bissau 55.78
Guinea 54.90
Madagascar 48.40
Liberia 46.51
Mozambique 40.90
Zimbabwe 38.62
Eritrea 30.62
Somalia 25.66
Niger 19.83
Mali 16.82
Chad 13.17
Central African Republic 7.90
South Sudan 0.00
Mali - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 16.82 2.99%
2020 16.33 3.02%
2019 15.85 3.04%
2018 15.38 3.05%
2017 14.93 3.04%
2016 14.49 3.02%
2015 14.06 2.98%
2014 13.65 2.94%
2013 13.26 2.94%
2012 12.88 3.00%
2011 12.51 3.09%
2010 12.13 3.21%
2009 11.76 3.31%
2008 11.38 3.39%
2007 11.01 3.39%
2006 10.65 3.35%
2005 10.30 3.29%
2004 9.97 3.22%
2003 9.66 3.15%
2002 9.37 3.06%
2001 9.09 2.97%
2000 8.83 2.85%
1999 8.58 2.73%
1998 8.35 2.64%
1997 8.14 2.61%
1996 7.93 2.63%
1995 7.73 2.69%
1994 7.53 2.73%
1993 7.33 2.68%
1992 7.14 2.49%
1991 6.96 2.20%
1990 6.81 1.84%
1989 6.69 1.53%
1988 6.59 1.36%
1987 6.50 1.38%
1986 6.41 1.54%
1985 6.32 1.78%
1984 6.20 1.98%
1983 6.08 2.12%
1982 5.96 2.13%
1981 5.83 2.04%
1980 5.72 1.92%
1979 5.61 1.83%
1978 5.51 1.77%
1977 5.41 1.75%
1976 5.32 1.77%
1975 5.23 1.79%
1974 5.13 1.79%
1973 5.04 1.77%
1972 4.96 1.70%
1971 4.87 1.61%
1970 4.80 1.50%
1969 4.73 1.39%
1968 4.66 1.31%
1967 4.60 1.25%
1966 4.54 1.21%
1965 4.49 1.18%
1964 4.44 1.14%
1963 4.39 1.12%
1962 4.34 1.11%
1961 4.29 1.11%
1960 4.24 1.12%
1959 4.20 1.13%
1958 4.15 1.14%
1957 4.10 1.14%
1956 4.06 1.14%
1955 4.01 1.14%
1954 3.97 1.13%
1953 3.92 1.11%
1952 3.88 1.10%
1951 3.84 1.07%
1950 3.80 0.00%