Puerto Rico Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Puerto Rico population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Puerto Rico in 2019 is 330.71 people per square kilometer, a 3.49% decline from 2018.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2018 was 342.68 people per square kilometer, a 3.92% decline from 2017.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2017 was 356.67 people per square kilometer, a 3.64% decline from 2016.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2016 was 370.14 people per square kilometer, a 2.91% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Macao 21,067.27
Monaco 19,482.00
Singapore 8,072.79
Hong Kong 6,699.24
Gibraltar 3,370.10
Bahrain 2,109.48
Malta 1,376.16
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,246.71
Channel Islands 869.99
Barbados 667.50
Aruba 590.63
San Marino 564.33
South Korea 510.52
Netherlands 411.58
Israel 386.02
Belgium 377.97
Curacao 368.07
Japan 335.64
Puerto Rico 330.71
Guam 309.80
United Kingdom 277.21
Trinidad and Tobago 271.92
Cayman Islands 249.80
Qatar 243.93
Luxembourg 237.73
Liechtenstein 237.62
Kuwait 236.09
Germany 233.56
Antigua and Barbuda 220.72
Seychelles 212.48
Switzerland 208.07
Italy 200.94
British Virgin Islands 200.20
Andorra 164.13
Isle of Man 148.39
Denmark 134.48
Cyprus 129.58
Northern Mariana Islands 124.38
Poland 121.17
France 118.61
UAE 116.87
Portugal 110.88
Austria 106.76
Hungary 104.10
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.38
Greece 79.37
Croatia 72.99
French Polynesia 69.82
Ireland 69.47
Panama 56.30
Lithuania 42.27
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.20
Palau 39.15
Faroe Islands 34.87
United States 33.47
Latvia 29.57
Estonia 29.24
Bahamas 28.06
Chile 25.05
Sweden 22.43
Uruguay 19.64
New Zealand 17.87
Finland 16.35
Argentina 16.11
Oman 16.07
Saudi Arabia 15.94
New Caledonia 15.22
Bermuda 14.57
Norway 8.60
Canada 3.75
Iceland 3.29
Australia 3.26
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Puerto Rico - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 330.71 -3.49%
2018 342.68 -3.92%
2017 356.67 -3.64%
2016 370.14 -2.91%
2015 381.23 -2.09%
2014 389.37 -1.43%
2013 395.02 -0.93%
2012 398.71 -0.65%
2011 401.34 -0.56%
2010 403.59 -0.46%
2009 405.47 -0.32%
2008 406.77 -0.23%
2007 407.70 -0.21%
2006 408.54 -0.22%
2005 409.46 -0.28%
2004 410.60 -0.32%
2003 411.91 -0.29%
2002 413.11 -0.16%
2001 413.79 0.04%
2000 413.64 0.25%
1999 412.60 0.44%
1998 410.79 0.60%
1997 408.33 0.72%
1996 405.42 0.80%
1995 402.22 0.87%
1994 398.74 0.95%
1993 394.98 0.99%
1992 391.10 0.98%
1991 387.29 0.94%
1990 383.67 0.88%
1989 380.31 0.83%
1988 377.18 0.81%
1987 374.16 0.82%
1986 371.11 0.88%
1985 367.89 0.93%
1984 364.51 0.98%
1983 360.98 1.06%
1982 357.20 1.18%
1981 353.04 1.32%
1980 348.44 1.48%
1979 343.36 1.63%
1978 337.86 1.73%
1977 332.11 1.77%
1976 326.34 1.75%
1975 320.74 1.73%
1974 315.29 1.70%
1973 310.02 1.63%
1972 305.05 1.49%
1971 300.58 1.31%
1970 296.70 1.08%
1969 293.54 0.86%
1968 291.02 0.79%
1967 288.73 0.92%
1966 286.08 1.20%
1965 282.70 1.54%
1964 278.42 1.82%
1963 273.43 1.98%
1962 268.14 1.92%
1961 263.10 1.69%
1960 258.74 1.38%
1959 255.22 1.07%
1958 252.52 0.83%
1957 250.45 0.65%
1956 248.82 0.53%
1955 247.52 0.40%
1954 246.54 0.22%
1953 245.99 -0.05%
1952 246.12 -0.48%
1951 247.31 -1.10%
1950 250.06 0.00%