Nauru Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Nauru population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Nauru in 2019 is 537.80 people per square kilometer, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2018 was 533.50 people per square kilometer, a 0.92% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2017 was 528.65 people per square kilometer, a 0.94% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2016 was 523.75 people per square kilometer, a 0.89% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Maldives 1,769.84
Lebanon 656.05
Mauritius 622.39
Nauru 537.80
Tuvalu 388.20
Grenada 329.42
Marshall Islands 326.62
American Samoa 276.56
Jamaica 268.27
Dominican Republic 220.65
Guatemala 161.46
China 149.93
Tonga 139.33
Thailand 135.69
Azerbaijan 116.02
Jordan 113.10
Turkey 106.23
Cuba 103.14
Albania 100.21
Armenia 99.45
Serbia 99.28
Costa Rica 98.78
Malaysia 96.72
Dominica 95.74
Iraq 90.36
Romania 81.23
North Macedonia 81.04
Samoa 69.40
Ecuador 67.77
Mexico 64.94
Bulgaria 63.06
Fiji 48.71
Equatorial Guinea 48.34
South Africa 48.03
Iran 47.51
Belarus 45.53
Montenegro 45.47
Colombia 44.09
Venezuela 31.27
Peru 25.30
Brazil 24.78
Algeria 18.08
Paraguay 17.32
Belize 16.99
Turkmenistan 12.17
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.12
Kazakhstan 6.81
Botswana 3.96
Libya 3.85
Guyana 3.64
Suriname 3.55
Namibia 3.03
Nauru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 537.80 0.81%
2018 533.50 0.92%
2017 528.65 0.94%
2016 523.75 0.89%
2015 519.15 0.91%
2014 514.45 0.78%
2013 510.45 0.68%
2012 507.00 0.70%
2011 503.50 0.65%
2010 500.25 0.66%
2009 496.95 0.49%
2008 494.55 0.50%
2007 492.10 0.14%
2006 491.40 -0.21%
2005 492.45 -0.54%
2004 495.10 -0.92%
2003 499.70 -1.07%
2002 505.10 -1.11%
2001 510.75 -1.18%
2000 516.85 -1.07%
1999 522.45 -1.10%
1998 528.25 -0.77%
1997 532.35 -0.23%
1996 533.60 0.41%
1995 531.40 1.24%
1994 524.90 2.05%
1993 514.35 2.56%
1992 501.50 2.72%
1991 488.20 2.72%
1990 475.25 2.45%
1989 463.90 2.38%
1988 453.10 2.22%
1987 443.25 2.10%
1986 434.15 2.14%
1985 425.05 2.08%
1984 416.40 1.92%
1983 408.55 1.91%
1982 400.90 1.82%
1981 393.75 1.73%
1980 387.05 1.64%
1979 380.80 1.51%
1978 375.15 1.41%
1977 369.95 1.55%
1976 364.30 1.55%
1975 358.75 1.66%
1974 352.90 1.88%
1973 346.40 1.84%
1972 340.15 1.87%
1971 333.90 1.92%
1970 327.60 1.72%
1969 322.05 1.64%
1968 316.85 1.83%
1967 311.15 2.57%
1966 303.35 3.60%
1965 292.80 4.72%
1964 279.60 6.01%
1963 263.75 6.69%
1962 247.20 6.74%
1961 231.60 5.87%
1960 218.75 4.52%
1959 209.30 3.23%
1958 202.75 2.42%
1957 197.95 1.62%
1956 194.80 2.02%
1955 190.95 2.09%
1954 187.05 2.44%
1953 182.60 2.84%
1952 177.55 2.33%
1951 173.50 1.34%
1950 171.20 0.00%