Sweden Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Sweden population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Sweden in 2019 is 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.
  • The population density of Sweden in 2016 was 21.98 people per square kilometer, a 0.73% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Macao 21,067.27
Monaco 19,482.00
Singapore 8,072.79
Hong Kong 6,699.24
Gibraltar 3,370.10
Bahrain 2,109.48
Malta 1,376.16
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,246.71
Channel Islands 869.99
Barbados 667.50
Aruba 590.63
San Marino 564.33
South Korea 510.52
Netherlands 411.58
Israel 386.02
Belgium 377.97
Curacao 368.07
Japan 335.64
Puerto Rico 330.71
Guam 309.80
United Kingdom 277.21
Trinidad and Tobago 271.92
Cayman Islands 249.80
Qatar 243.93
Luxembourg 237.73
Liechtenstein 237.62
Kuwait 236.09
Germany 233.56
Antigua and Barbuda 220.72
Seychelles 212.48
Switzerland 208.07
Italy 200.94
British Virgin Islands 200.20
Andorra 164.13
Isle of Man 148.39
Denmark 134.48
Cyprus 129.58
Northern Mariana Islands 124.38
Poland 121.17
France 118.61
UAE 116.87
Portugal 110.88
Austria 106.76
Hungary 104.10
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.38
Greece 79.37
Croatia 72.99
French Polynesia 69.82
Ireland 69.47
Panama 56.30
Lithuania 42.27
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.20
Palau 39.15
Faroe Islands 34.87
United States 33.47
Latvia 29.57
Estonia 29.24
Bahamas 28.06
Chile 25.05
Sweden 22.43
Uruguay 19.64
New Zealand 17.87
Finland 16.35
Argentina 16.11
Oman 16.07
Saudi Arabia 15.94
New Caledonia 15.22
Bermuda 14.57
Norway 8.60
Canada 3.75
Iceland 3.29
Australia 3.26
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Sweden - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%