Sweden 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 Sweden population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Sweden in 2020 is 22.57 people per square kilometer, a 0.63% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Sweden in 2019 was 22.43 people per square kilometer, a 0.65% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Sweden in 2018 was 22.29 people per square kilometer, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Sweden in 2017 was 22.14 people per square kilometer, a 0.7% 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
Sweden - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 22.57 0.63%
2019 22.43 0.65%
2018 22.29 0.67%
2017 22.14 0.70%
2016 21.98 0.73%
2015 21.82 0.75%
2014 21.66 0.77%
2013 21.50 0.79%
2012 21.33 0.80%
2011 21.16 0.82%
2010 20.99 0.83%
2009 20.81 0.83%
2008 20.64 0.80%
2007 20.48 0.73%
2006 20.33 0.64%
2005 20.20 0.53%
2004 20.09 0.44%
2003 20.01 0.34%
2002 19.94 0.26%
2001 19.89 0.18%
2000 19.85 0.10%
1999 19.83 0.03%
1998 19.83 0.02%
1997 19.82 0.11%
1996 19.80 0.26%
1995 19.75 0.43%
1994 19.66 0.59%
1993 19.55 0.69%
1992 19.41 0.71%
1991 19.28 0.67%
1990 19.15 0.62%
1989 19.03 0.58%
1988 18.92 0.52%
1987 18.82 0.43%
1986 18.74 0.33%
1985 18.68 0.21%
1984 18.64 0.10%
1983 18.62 0.04%
1982 18.62 0.05%
1981 18.61 0.11%
1980 18.59 0.20%
1979 18.55 0.27%
1978 18.50 0.32%
1977 18.44 0.33%
1976 18.38 0.32%
1975 18.32 0.29%
1974 18.27 0.27%
1973 18.22 0.30%
1972 18.16 0.39%
1971 18.09 0.51%
1970 18.00 0.65%
1969 17.89 0.77%
1968 17.75 0.84%
1967 17.60 0.86%
1966 17.45 0.82%
1965 17.31 0.77%
1964 17.18 0.72%
1963 17.06 0.68%
1962 16.94 0.66%
1961 16.83 0.64%
1960 16.72 0.62%
1959 16.62 0.61%
1958 16.52 0.60%
1957 16.42 0.58%
1956 16.33 0.58%
1955 16.23 0.59%
1954 16.14 0.62%
1953 16.04 0.68%
1952 15.93 0.77%
1951 15.81 0.90%
1950 15.67 0.00%