Vietnam Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Vietnam population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Vietnam in 2020 is 293.87 people per square kilometer, a 0.91% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,115.55
Micronesia 784.16
India 419.80
Philippines 365.27
Sri Lanka 326.37
El Salvador 308.28
Vietnam 293.87
Pakistan 277.47
Sao Tome and Principe 228.29
Nigeria 223.15
Kiribati 147.47
Indonesia 142.94
Cabo Verde 137.96
Ghana 130.26
Moldova 119.17
Egypt 102.19
Kenya 92.65
Cambodia 92.35
Timor-Leste 88.66
Honduras 88.05
Morocco 82.66
Myanmar 80.42
Uzbekistan 74.81
Ukraine 72.46
Tunisia 72.24
Lesotho 70.56
Eswatini 66.83
Georgia 57.23
Cameroon 55.83
Nicaragua 50.81
Djibouti 42.59
Angola 26.36
Vanuatu 25.20
Zambia 24.43
Solomon Islands 23.77
Bhutan 20.10
Papua New Guinea 19.33
Bolivia 10.63
Mauritania 4.51
Mongolia 2.10
Sudan 0.00
Vietnam - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 293.87 0.91%
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%