Norway Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Norway population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Norway in 2022 is 8.82 people per square kilometer, a 0.84% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Norway in 2021 was 8.74 people per square kilometer, a 0.82% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Norway in 2020 was 8.67 people per square kilometer, a 0.79% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Norway in 2019 was 8.60 people per square kilometer, a 0.77% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population Density
Macao 21,671.75
Singapore 8,266.41
Hong Kong 6,850.72
Gibraltar 3,370.40
Bahrain 2,287.16
Malta 1,387.60
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,293.12
Channel Islands 891.23
Barbados 669.82
Aruba 597.83
San Marino 568.08
Monaco 531.01
South Korea 511.46
Netherlands 414.33
Israel 404.30
Belgium 382.19
Curacao 372.81
Japan 332.26
Puerto Rico 319.03
Guam 317.63
United Kingdom 281.18
Trinidad and Tobago 274.19
Qatar 259.35
Cayman Islands 254.84
Luxembourg 248.02
Kuwait 245.81
Liechtenstein 239.92
Germany 234.59
Antigua and Barbuda 226.16
Seychelles 216.14
Switzerland 212.49
British Virgin Islands 203.97
Italy 199.98
Andorra 164.81
Isle of Man 150.41
Denmark 135.95
Cyprus 132.24
Northern Mariana Islands 126.67
Poland 120.70
France 119.44
Portugal 109.95
Austria 108.09
Hungary 103.26
UAE 102.20
Slovenia 101.47
Spain 92.34
Greece 78.18
Ireland 71.43
French Polynesia 71.04
Panama 59.04
Croatia 46.09
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.83
Lithuania 40.77
Palau 39.64
Faroe Islands 35.27
United States 34.05
Estonia 29.16
Bahamas 28.86
Latvia 28.63
Chile 25.44
Sweden 22.84
Uruguay 19.84
New Zealand 18.30
Oman 17.20
Saudi Arabia 16.67
Argentina 16.55
Finland 16.41
New Caledonia 15.66
Bermuda 14.44
Norway 8.82
Canada 3.89
Australia 3.37
Iceland 3.35
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Norway - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 8.82 0.84%
2021 8.74 0.82%
2020 8.67 0.79%
2019 8.60 0.77%
2018 8.54 0.79%
2017 8.47 0.86%
2016 8.40 0.98%
2015 8.32 1.12%
2014 8.22 1.24%
2013 8.12 1.31%
2012 8.02 1.32%
2011 7.91 1.28%
2010 7.81 1.22%
2009 7.72 1.17%
2008 7.63 1.09%
2007 7.55 0.99%
2006 7.47 0.88%
2005 7.41 0.74%
2004 7.35 0.62%
2003 7.31 0.53%
2002 7.27 0.51%
2001 7.23 0.53%
2000 7.20 0.57%
1999 7.16 0.60%
1998 7.11 0.62%
1997 7.07 0.62%
1996 7.03 0.60%
1995 6.98 0.58%
1994 6.94 0.58%
1993 6.90 0.56%
1992 6.87 0.54%
1991 6.83 0.52%
1990 6.79 0.50%
1989 6.76 0.48%
1988 6.73 0.45%
1987 6.70 0.42%
1986 6.67 0.39%
1985 6.64 0.36%
1984 6.62 0.33%
1983 6.60 0.31%
1982 6.58 0.31%
1981 6.56 0.32%
1980 6.54 0.32%
1979 6.51 0.34%
1978 6.49 0.37%
1977 6.47 0.42%
1976 6.44 0.49%
1975 6.41 0.56%
1974 6.37 0.63%
1973 6.34 0.69%
1972 6.29 0.73%
1971 6.25 0.75%
1970 6.20 0.78%
1969 6.15 0.80%
1968 6.10 0.81%
1967 6.05 0.81%
1966 6.00 0.80%
1965 5.96 0.79%
1964 5.91 0.77%
1963 5.87 0.77%
1962 5.82 0.78%
1961 5.78 0.80%
1960 5.73 0.83%
1959 5.68 0.85%
1958 5.63 0.88%
1957 5.59 0.89%
1956 5.54 0.91%
1955 5.49 0.92%
1954 5.44 0.95%
1953 5.39 0.98%
1952 5.33 1.02%
1951 5.28 1.09%
1950 5.22 0.00%