Yemen Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Yemen population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Yemen in 2020 is 56.49 people per square kilometer, a 2.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Yemen - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 56.49 2.28%
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%