Yemen Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Yemen population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Yemen in 2019 is 55.23 people per square kilometer, a 2.33% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2018 was 53.98 people per square kilometer, a 2.39% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2017 was 52.72 people per square kilometer, a 2.45% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2016 was 51.46 people per square kilometer, a 2.53% 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
Rwanda 479.38
Comoros 457.22
Burundi 414.32
Haiti 405.88
North Korea 212.93
Gambia 207.76
Nepal 194.38
Uganda 183.27
Malawi 157.23
Togo 142.32
Sierra Leone 108.07
Benin 102.83
Ethiopia 101.49
Senegal 82.84
Burkina Faso 74.11
Tajikistan 65.93
Tanzania 61.23
Afghanistan 58.27
Yemen 55.23
Guinea-Bissau 53.17
Guinea 51.95
Madagascar 45.92
Liberia 44.33
Mozambique 38.61
Zimbabwe 37.48
Eritrea 29.74
Somalia 24.22
Niger 18.40
Mali 15.85
Chad 12.42
Central African Republic 7.62
South Sudan 0.00
Yemen - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 55.23 2.33%
2018 53.98 2.39%
2017 52.72 2.45%
2016 51.46 2.53%
2015 50.19 2.61%
2014 48.91 2.69%
2013 47.63 2.75%
2012 46.35 2.80%
2011 45.09 2.82%
2010 43.86 2.84%
2009 42.65 2.85%
2008 41.46 2.86%
2007 40.31 2.88%
2006 39.18 2.89%
2005 38.08 2.90%
2004 37.01 2.92%
2003 35.96 2.93%
2002 34.93 2.93%
2001 33.94 2.93%
2000 32.97 2.88%
1999 32.05 2.86%
1998 31.16 2.97%
1997 30.26 3.27%
1996 29.30 3.73%
1995 28.25 4.31%
1994 27.08 4.87%
1993 25.82 5.25%
1992 24.54 5.30%
1991 23.30 5.06%
1990 22.18 4.65%
1989 21.19 4.27%
1988 20.32 3.96%
1987 19.55 3.83%
1986 18.83 3.85%
1985 18.13 3.90%
1984 17.45 3.88%
1983 16.80 3.84%
1982 16.18 3.76%
1981 15.59 3.65%
1980 15.04 3.55%
1979 14.53 3.45%
1978 14.04 3.28%
1977 13.60 3.02%
1976 13.20 2.70%
1975 12.85 2.33%
1974 12.56 1.99%
1973 12.31 1.73%
1972 12.10 1.59%
1971 11.91 1.57%
1970 11.73 1.58%
1969 11.55 1.59%
1968 11.37 1.59%
1967 11.19 1.58%
1966 11.02 1.55%
1965 10.85 1.53%
1964 10.69 1.53%
1963 10.52 1.52%
1962 10.37 1.50%
1961 10.21 1.46%
1960 10.07 1.42%
1959 9.93 1.39%
1958 9.79 1.36%
1957 9.66 1.34%
1956 9.53 1.33%
1955 9.41 1.32%
1954 9.28 1.31%
1953 9.16 1.29%
1952 9.05 1.25%
1951 8.93 1.20%
1950 8.83 0.00%