Nauru Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Nauru population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Nauru in 2021 is 543.80 people per square kilometer, a 0.48% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2020 was 541.20 people per square kilometer, a 0.63% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Maldives 1,812.06
Lebanon 647.77
Mauritius 624.23
Nauru 543.80
Tuvalu 397.70
Grenada 332.41
Marshall Islands 331.17
American Samoa 275.50
Jamaica 270.56
Dominican Republic 225.06
Guatemala 167.60
China 151.02
Tonga 142.35
Thailand 136.32
Azerbaijan 118.05
Jordan 114.97
Turkey 108.29
Cuba 103.00
Costa Rica 100.57
Albania 99.93
Armenia 99.80
Malaysia 99.22
Serbia 98.43
Dominica 96.22
Iraq 94.65
North Macedonia 81.01
Romania 80.23
Samoa 70.48
Ecuador 69.78
Mexico 66.31
Bulgaria 62.13
Equatorial Guinea 51.69
Fiji 49.42
South Africa 49.25
Iran 48.72
Belarus 45.49
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.90
Venezuela 31.47
Peru 25.96
Brazil 25.13
Algeria 18.73
Paraguay 17.75
Belize 17.63
Turkmenistan 12.53
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.51
Kazakhstan 6.97
Botswana 4.12
Libya 3.95
Guyana 3.68
Suriname 3.61
Namibia 3.14
Nauru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 543.80 0.48%
2020 541.20 0.63%
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%