Senegal Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Senegal population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Senegal in 2021 is 87.42 people per square kilometer, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Senegal in 2020 was 85.12 people per square kilometer, a 2.75% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Senegal in 2019 was 82.84 people per square kilometer, a 2.79% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Senegal in 2018 was 80.60 people per square kilometer, a 2.82% 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
Rwanda 504.04
Comoros 477.41
Burundi 440.37
Haiti 415.92
Gambia 220.08
North Korea 214.76
Nepal 201.62
Uganda 195.09
Malawi 165.83
Togo 149.29
Sierra Leone 112.61
Benin 108.50
Ethiopia 103.74
Senegal 87.42
Burkina Faso 78.39
Tajikistan 68.96
Tanzania 64.92
Afghanistan 61.02
Yemen 57.75
Guinea-Bissau 55.78
Guinea 54.90
Madagascar 48.40
Liberia 46.51
Mozambique 40.23
Zimbabwe 38.62
Eritrea 30.62
Somalia 25.66
Niger 19.83
South Sudan 17.95
Mali 16.82
Chad 13.17
Central African Republic 7.90
Senegal - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 87.42 2.70%
2020 85.12 2.75%
2019 82.84 2.79%
2018 80.60 2.82%
2017 78.39 2.84%
2016 76.22 2.85%
2015 74.11 2.85%
2014 72.06 2.85%
2013 70.06 2.84%
2012 68.13 2.82%
2011 66.26 2.81%
2010 64.45 2.78%
2009 62.71 2.75%
2008 61.03 2.72%
2007 59.41 2.68%
2006 57.86 2.63%
2005 56.38 2.59%
2004 54.95 2.55%
2003 53.59 2.51%
2002 52.28 2.47%
2001 51.02 2.43%
2000 49.81 2.39%
1999 48.64 2.36%
1998 47.52 2.38%
1997 46.42 2.45%
1996 45.31 2.56%
1995 44.18 2.71%
1994 43.01 2.85%
1993 41.82 2.96%
1992 40.62 3.02%
1991 39.43 3.05%
1990 38.26 3.05%
1989 37.13 3.06%
1988 36.03 3.07%
1987 34.95 3.07%
1986 33.91 3.08%
1985 32.90 3.09%
1984 31.91 3.08%
1983 30.96 3.04%
1982 30.04 2.95%
1981 29.18 2.82%
1980 28.38 2.65%
1979 27.65 2.49%
1978 26.98 2.42%
1977 26.34 2.45%
1976 25.71 2.59%
1975 25.06 2.77%
1974 24.39 2.93%
1973 23.69 3.05%
1972 22.99 3.08%
1971 22.30 3.05%
1970 21.64 3.00%
1969 21.01 2.97%
1968 20.41 2.94%
1967 19.82 2.91%
1966 19.26 2.89%
1965 18.72 2.87%
1964 18.20 2.83%
1963 17.70 2.80%
1962 17.22 2.78%
1961 16.75 2.76%
1960 16.30 2.74%
1959 15.87 2.72%
1958 15.45 2.70%
1957 15.04 2.66%
1956 14.65 2.62%
1955 14.28 2.57%
1954 13.92 2.51%
1953 13.58 2.46%
1952 13.25 2.41%
1951 12.94 2.36%
1950 12.64 0.00%