Uruguay Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Uruguay population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Uruguay in 2021 is 19.78 people per square kilometer, a 0.33% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2020 was 19.71 people per square kilometer, a 0.35% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2019 was 19.64 people per square kilometer, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2018 was 19.57 people per square kilometer, a 0.37% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population Density
Macao 21,376.43
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,241.41
Malta 1,383.70
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,276.82
Channel Islands 885.08
Barbados 669.10
Aruba 595.58
San Marino 566.95
Monaco 527.38
South Korea 511.21
Netherlands 413.41
Israel 398.27
Belgium 381.01
Curacao 371.17
Japan 333.49
Puerto Rico 318.86
Guam 315.15
United Kingdom 279.98
Trinidad and Tobago 273.56
Qatar 255.05
Cayman Islands 251.88
Luxembourg 245.10
Kuwait 242.90
Liechtenstein 239.06
Germany 234.63
Antigua and Barbuda 224.39
Seychelles 215.02
Switzerland 211.08
British Virgin Islands 202.81
Italy 200.33
Andorra 164.59
Isle of Man 149.84
Denmark 135.44
Cyprus 131.40
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 101.50
UAE 101.28
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.17
Croatia 46.34
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.91
Bahamas 28.60
Chile 25.39
Sweden 22.71
Uruguay 19.78
New Zealand 18.16
Oman 16.88
Saudi Arabia 16.44
Argentina 16.40
Finland 16.39
New Caledonia 15.51
Bermuda 14.47
Norway 8.74
Canada 3.85
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Uruguay - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 19.78 0.33%
2020 19.71 0.35%
2019 19.64 0.36%
2018 19.57 0.37%
2017 19.50 0.37%
2016 19.43 0.36%
2015 19.36 0.34%
2014 19.30 0.32%
2013 19.23 0.31%
2012 19.17 0.30%
2011 19.12 0.29%
2010 19.06 0.29%
2009 19.01 0.28%
2008 18.95 0.25%
2007 18.91 0.19%
2006 18.87 0.11%
2005 18.85 0.01%
2004 18.85 -0.07%
2003 18.86 -0.07%
2002 18.87 0.02%
2001 18.87 0.17%
2000 18.84 0.35%
1999 18.77 0.52%
1998 18.68 0.64%
1997 18.56 0.70%
1996 18.43 0.72%
1995 18.30 0.72%
1994 18.17 0.74%
1993 18.03 0.74%
1992 17.90 0.73%
1991 17.77 0.71%
1990 17.65 0.68%
1989 17.53 0.65%
1988 17.41 0.63%
1987 17.31 0.62%
1986 17.20 0.64%
1985 17.09 0.64%
1984 16.98 0.65%
1983 16.87 0.65%
1982 16.76 0.66%
1981 16.65 0.66%
1980 16.54 0.68%
1979 16.43 0.69%
1978 16.32 0.66%
1977 16.21 0.55%
1976 16.12 0.40%
1975 16.06 0.22%
1974 16.03 0.07%
1973 16.01 0.02%
1972 16.01 0.11%
1971 15.99 0.30%
1970 15.94 0.53%
1969 15.86 0.73%
1968 15.75 0.90%
1967 15.61 1.00%
1966 15.45 1.05%
1965 15.29 1.09%
1964 15.13 1.15%
1963 14.95 1.20%
1962 14.78 1.25%
1961 14.59 1.30%
1960 14.41 1.34%
1959 14.22 1.37%
1958 14.02 1.38%
1957 13.83 1.37%
1956 13.64 1.35%
1955 13.46 1.30%
1954 13.29 1.25%
1953 13.13 1.18%
1952 12.97 1.10%
1951 12.83 1.02%
1950 12.70 0.00%