Sierra Leone Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Sierra Leone population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Sierra Leone in 2021 is 112.61 people per square kilometer, a 2.06% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2020 was 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.
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
Sierra Leone - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 112.61 2.06%
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%