Nicaragua Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Nicaragua population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Nicaragua in 2020 is 50.81 people per square kilometer, a 1.21% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Nicaragua in 2019 was 50.21 people per square kilometer, a 1.24% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Nicaragua in 2018 was 49.59 people per square kilometer, a 1.26% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Nicaragua in 2017 was 48.97 people per square kilometer, a 1.28% 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
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
Nicaragua - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 50.81 1.21%
2019 50.21 1.24%
2018 49.59 1.26%
2017 48.97 1.28%
2016 48.35 1.30%
2015 47.74 1.31%
2014 47.12 1.32%
2013 46.50 1.34%
2012 45.89 1.35%
2011 45.28 1.36%
2010 44.67 1.37%
2009 44.07 1.38%
2008 43.47 1.38%
2007 42.88 1.38%
2006 42.29 1.38%
2005 41.72 1.37%
2004 41.15 1.38%
2003 40.59 1.39%
2002 40.03 1.44%
2001 39.47 1.50%
2000 38.88 1.57%
1999 38.28 1.64%
1998 37.67 1.72%
1997 37.03 1.82%
1996 36.37 1.92%
1995 35.68 2.04%
1994 34.97 2.16%
1993 34.23 2.25%
1992 33.48 2.27%
1991 32.73 2.26%
1990 32.01 2.22%
1989 31.32 2.19%
1988 30.65 2.20%
1987 29.99 2.26%
1986 29.33 2.38%
1985 28.64 2.51%
1984 27.94 2.63%
1983 27.23 2.74%
1982 26.50 2.83%
1981 25.77 2.90%
1980 25.05 2.97%
1979 24.33 3.04%
1978 23.61 3.09%
1977 22.90 3.13%
1976 22.21 3.14%
1975 21.53 3.14%
1974 20.87 3.13%
1973 20.24 3.13%
1972 19.63 3.12%
1971 19.03 3.11%
1970 18.46 3.09%
1969 17.91 3.08%
1968 17.37 3.06%
1967 16.85 3.06%
1966 16.35 3.07%
1965 15.87 3.09%
1964 15.39 3.10%
1963 14.93 3.12%
1962 14.48 3.15%
1961 14.04 3.19%
1960 13.60 3.24%
1959 13.17 3.28%
1958 12.76 3.31%
1957 12.35 3.32%
1956 11.95 3.31%
1955 11.57 3.27%
1954 11.20 3.21%
1953 10.85 3.12%
1952 10.52 3.01%
1951 10.22 2.86%
1950 9.93 0.00%