Vietnam Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Vietnam population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Vietnam in 2019 is 291.22 people per square kilometer, a 0.96% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2018 was 288.46 people per square kilometer, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2017 was 285.60 people per square kilometer, a 1.03% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2016 was 282.71 people per square kilometer, a 1.04% 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
Bangladesh 1,104.42
Micronesia 776.41
India 415.67
Philippines 360.39
Sri Lanka 325.01
El Salvador 306.73
Vietnam 291.22
Pakistan 272.03
Sao Tome and Principe 224.02
Nigeria 217.55
Kiribati 145.19
Indonesia 141.42
Cabo Verde 136.46
Ghana 127.52
Moldova 119.45
Egypt 100.24
Cambodia 91.07
Kenya 90.59
Timor-Leste 86.96
Honduras 86.64
Morocco 81.67
Myanmar 79.88
Uzbekistan 73.72
Ukraine 72.89
Tunisia 71.48
Lesotho 70.00
Eswatini 66.14
Georgia 57.34
Cameroon 54.43
Nicaragua 50.21
Djibouti 41.96
Angola 25.53
Vanuatu 24.60
Zambia 23.73
Solomon Islands 23.18
Bhutan 19.88
Papua New Guinea 18.96
Bolivia 10.48
Mauritania 4.39
Mongolia 2.06
Sudan 0.00
Vietnam - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 291.22 0.96%
2018 288.46 1.00%
2017 285.60 1.03%
2016 282.71 1.04%
2015 279.80 1.05%
2014 276.89 1.06%
2013 273.99 1.06%
2012 271.12 1.05%
2011 268.31 1.03%
2010 265.58 1.01%
2009 262.94 0.98%
2008 260.37 0.96%
2007 257.89 0.95%
2006 255.46 0.94%
2005 253.10 0.93%
2004 250.77 0.92%
2003 248.47 0.94%
2002 246.16 0.98%
2001 243.77 1.04%
2000 241.25 1.11%
1999 238.61 1.18%
1998 235.84 1.27%
1997 232.87 1.40%
1996 229.66 1.55%
1995 226.16 1.71%
1994 222.36 1.87%
1993 218.28 2.00%
1992 214.00 2.08%
1991 209.63 2.13%
1990 205.26 2.16%
1989 200.92 2.20%
1988 196.60 2.23%
1987 192.32 2.26%
1986 188.07 2.29%
1985 183.85 2.33%
1984 179.67 2.35%
1983 175.55 2.35%
1982 171.53 2.33%
1981 167.63 2.29%
1980 163.88 2.23%
1979 160.30 2.19%
1978 156.87 2.16%
1977 153.55 2.16%
1976 150.30 2.19%
1975 147.08 2.23%
1974 143.88 2.26%
1973 140.70 2.32%
1972 137.51 2.39%
1971 134.30 2.49%
1970 131.04 2.59%
1969 127.73 2.70%
1968 124.37 2.80%
1967 120.98 2.86%
1966 117.62 2.90%
1965 114.30 2.93%
1964 111.04 2.96%
1963 107.84 2.99%
1962 104.71 3.02%
1961 101.64 3.05%
1960 98.63 3.07%
1959 95.70 3.07%
1958 92.85 3.05%
1957 90.10 3.00%
1956 87.47 2.93%
1955 84.98 2.84%
1954 82.63 2.72%
1953 80.45 2.58%
1952 78.43 2.41%
1951 76.58 2.24%
1950 74.90 0.00%