Nepal 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 Nepal population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Nepal in 2020 is 197.97 people per square kilometer, a 1.85% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Nepal in 2019 was 194.38 people per square kilometer, a 1.83% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Nepal in 2018 was 190.89 people per square kilometer, a 1.68% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Nepal in 2017 was 187.75 people per square kilometer, a 1.35% 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
Nepal - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 197.97 1.85%
2019 194.38 1.83%
2018 190.89 1.68%
2017 187.75 1.35%
2016 185.24 0.92%
2015 183.55 0.41%
2014 182.81 -0.04%
2013 182.88 -0.27%
2012 183.38 -0.19%
2011 183.73 0.10%
2010 183.54 0.48%
2009 182.66 0.81%
2008 181.18 1.08%
2007 179.25 1.21%
2006 177.11 1.25%
2005 174.92 1.28%
2004 172.71 1.35%
2003 170.41 1.44%
2002 168.00 1.55%
2001 165.42 1.70%
2000 162.67 1.83%
1999 159.74 1.96%
1998 156.66 2.09%
1997 153.45 2.24%
1996 150.09 2.38%
1995 146.60 2.54%
1994 142.96 2.69%
1993 139.22 2.77%
1992 135.47 2.75%
1991 131.85 2.64%
1990 128.45 2.50%
1989 125.32 2.35%
1988 122.44 2.25%
1987 119.74 2.23%
1986 117.13 2.26%
1985 114.54 2.31%
1984 111.95 2.34%
1983 109.39 2.36%
1982 106.87 2.36%
1981 104.41 2.34%
1980 102.03 2.31%
1979 99.72 2.30%
1978 97.48 2.27%
1977 95.32 2.25%
1976 93.22 2.23%
1975 91.18 2.20%
1974 89.22 2.17%
1973 87.32 2.14%
1972 85.49 2.10%
1971 83.73 2.07%
1970 82.04 2.03%
1969 80.41 1.99%
1968 78.84 1.94%
1967 77.34 1.88%
1966 75.91 1.82%
1965 74.55 1.75%
1964 73.27 1.69%
1963 72.05 1.64%
1962 70.89 1.62%
1961 69.76 1.61%
1960 68.66 1.61%
1959 67.57 1.62%
1958 66.50 1.63%
1957 65.43 1.65%
1956 64.37 1.68%
1955 63.30 1.72%
1954 62.23 1.78%
1953 61.14 1.86%
1952 60.03 1.97%
1951 58.86 2.13%
1950 57.64 0.00%