Qatar 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 Qatar population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Qatar in 2020 is 248.15 people per square kilometer, a 1.73% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Qatar in 2019 was 243.93 people per square kilometer, a 1.81% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Qatar in 2018 was 239.59 people per square kilometer, a 2.09% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Qatar in 2017 was 234.69 people per square kilometer, a 2.65% 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
Macao 21,359.70
Monaco 19,621.00
Singapore 8,136.78
Hong Kong 6,754.04
Gibraltar 3,369.10
Bahrain 2,187.11
Malta 1,379.82
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,261.06
Channel Islands 878.10
Barbados 668.31
Aruba 593.14
San Marino 565.52
South Korea 510.96
Netherlands 412.49
Israel 392.19
Belgium 379.61
Curacao 369.58
Japan 334.62
Puerto Rico 322.53
Guam 312.55
United Kingdom 278.67
Trinidad and Tobago 272.80
Cayman Islands 252.78
Qatar 248.15
Luxembourg 241.69
Kuwait 239.65
Liechtenstein 238.30
Germany 234.31
Antigua and Barbuda 222.57
Seychelles 213.80
Switzerland 209.60
British Virgin Islands 201.54
Italy 200.64
Andorra 164.39
Isle of Man 149.18
Denmark 134.95
Cyprus 130.53
Northern Mariana Islands 125.13
Poland 121.04
France 118.88
UAE 118.31
Portugal 110.56
Austria 107.37
Hungary 103.84
Slovenia 100.55
Spain 92.41
Greece 78.99
Croatia 72.54
Ireland 70.26
French Polynesia 70.23
Panama 57.21
Lithuania 41.70
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.75
Palau 39.33
Faroe Islands 35.00
United States 33.67
Estonia 29.26
Latvia 29.25
Bahamas 28.33
Chile 25.26
Sweden 22.57
Uruguay 19.71
New Zealand 18.01
Oman 16.50
Finland 16.37
Argentina 16.26
Saudi Arabia 16.19
New Caledonia 15.37
Bermuda 14.52
Norway 8.67
Canada 3.78
Iceland 3.31
Australia 3.29
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Qatar - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 248.15 1.73%
2019 243.93 1.81%
2018 239.59 2.09%
2017 234.69 2.65%
2016 228.63 3.46%
2015 220.99 4.33%
2014 211.82 5.25%
2013 201.26 6.40%
2012 189.15 7.87%
2011 175.35 9.67%
2010 159.89 12.17%
2009 142.55 15.19%
2008 123.74 17.91%
2007 104.95 19.14%
2006 88.09 18.18%
2005 74.54 14.88%
2004 64.89 10.49%
2003 58.72 6.39%
2002 55.20 4.20%
2001 52.97 3.81%
2000 51.03 3.85%
1999 49.14 3.43%
1998 47.51 3.03%
1997 46.11 2.45%
1996 45.01 1.77%
1995 44.22 1.26%
1994 43.67 1.11%
1993 43.19 1.23%
1992 42.67 1.65%
1991 41.98 2.33%
1990 41.02 3.16%
1989 39.77 4.08%
1988 38.21 5.08%
1987 36.36 6.14%
1986 34.26 7.24%
1985 31.95 8.68%
1984 29.39 10.33%
1983 26.64 11.57%
1982 23.88 11.79%
1981 21.36 10.89%
1980 19.26 9.00%
1979 17.67 6.89%
1978 16.53 5.28%
1977 15.70 4.95%
1976 14.96 5.72%
1975 14.15 6.96%
1974 13.23 8.04%
1973 12.25 8.95%
1972 11.24 9.28%
1971 10.29 9.04%
1970 9.43 8.56%
1969 8.69 8.23%
1968 8.03 8.01%
1967 7.43 8.09%
1966 6.88 8.44%
1965 6.34 8.98%
1964 5.82 9.48%
1963 5.32 9.69%
1962 4.85 9.41%
1961 4.43 8.52%
1960 4.08 7.38%
1959 3.80 6.21%
1958 3.58 5.32%
1957 3.40 4.86%
1956 3.24 4.90%
1955 3.09 5.35%
1954 2.93 6.18%
1953 2.76 7.32%
1952 2.57 8.64%
1951 2.37 9.98%
1950 2.15 0.00%