Sierra Leone Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Sierra Leone population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Sierra Leone in 2020 is 110.33 people per square kilometer, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2019 was 108.07 people per square kilometer, a 2.13% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2018 was 105.81 people per square kilometer, a 2.16% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2017 was 103.57 people per square kilometer, a 2.18% 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
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Sierra Leone - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 110.33 2.10%
2019 108.07 2.13%
2018 105.81 2.16%
2017 103.57 2.18%
2016 101.37 2.19%
2015 99.20 2.21%
2014 97.06 2.23%
2013 94.94 2.26%
2012 92.84 2.28%
2011 90.78 2.30%
2010 88.74 2.28%
2009 86.76 2.27%
2008 84.84 2.40%
2007 82.84 2.75%
2006 80.63 3.25%
2005 78.09 3.89%
2004 75.16 4.48%
2003 71.94 4.74%
2002 68.68 4.45%
2001 65.75 3.70%
2000 63.41 2.74%
1999 61.72 1.85%
1998 60.60 1.07%
1997 59.96 0.52%
1996 59.65 0.20%
1995 59.53 -0.13%
1994 59.61 -0.44%
1993 59.87 -0.43%
1992 60.13 -0.02%
1991 60.15 0.67%
1990 59.75 1.54%
1989 58.84 2.35%
1988 57.49 2.93%
1987 55.85 3.10%
1986 54.17 2.93%
1985 52.63 2.64%
1984 51.28 2.42%
1983 50.07 2.25%
1982 48.97 2.20%
1981 47.91 2.23%
1980 46.87 2.26%
1979 45.83 2.24%
1978 44.82 2.22%
1977 43.85 2.19%
1976 42.91 2.15%
1975 42.01 2.12%
1974 41.14 2.09%
1973 40.30 2.05%
1972 39.49 2.01%
1971 38.71 1.96%
1970 37.97 1.91%
1969 37.25 1.87%
1968 36.57 1.82%
1967 35.92 1.77%
1966 35.29 1.73%
1965 34.69 1.68%
1964 34.12 1.64%
1963 33.57 1.59%
1962 33.04 1.55%
1961 32.54 1.50%
1960 32.06 1.45%
1959 31.60 1.40%
1958 31.16 1.36%
1957 30.74 1.32%
1956 30.34 1.28%
1955 29.96 1.25%
1954 29.59 1.22%
1953 29.23 1.19%
1952 28.89 1.16%
1951 28.55 1.14%
1950 28.23 0.00%