Zimbabwe Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Zimbabwe population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Zimbabwe in 2021 is 38.62 people per square kilometer, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 38.04 people per square kilometer, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 37.48 people per square kilometer, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2018 was 36.95 people per square kilometer, a 1.42% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Rwanda 504.04
Comoros 477.41
Burundi 440.37
Haiti 415.92
Gambia 220.08
North Korea 214.76
Nepal 201.62
Uganda 195.09
Malawi 165.83
Togo 149.29
Sierra Leone 112.61
Benin 108.50
Ethiopia 103.74
Senegal 87.42
Burkina Faso 78.39
Tajikistan 68.96
Tanzania 64.92
Afghanistan 61.02
Yemen 57.75
Guinea-Bissau 55.78
Guinea 54.90
Madagascar 48.40
Liberia 46.51
Mozambique 40.23
Zimbabwe 38.62
Eritrea 30.62
Somalia 25.66
Niger 19.83
South Sudan 17.95
Mali 16.82
Chad 13.17
Central African Republic 7.90
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 38.62 1.54%
2020 38.04 1.48%
2019 37.48 1.43%
2018 36.95 1.42%
2017 36.43 1.47%
2016 35.91 1.56%
2015 35.35 1.68%
2014 34.77 1.77%
2013 34.17 1.79%
2012 33.56 1.71%
2011 33.00 1.55%
2010 32.49 1.36%
2009 32.06 1.19%
2008 31.68 1.01%
2007 31.36 0.83%
2006 31.11 0.65%
2005 30.91 0.47%
2004 30.76 0.31%
2003 30.66 0.23%
2002 30.59 0.25%
2001 30.51 0.36%
2000 30.41 0.50%
1999 30.26 0.64%
1998 30.06 0.81%
1997 29.82 0.97%
1996 29.54 1.14%
1995 29.20 1.32%
1994 28.82 1.52%
1993 28.39 1.76%
1992 27.90 2.06%
1991 27.33 2.38%
1990 26.70 2.74%
1989 25.98 3.09%
1988 25.21 3.38%
1987 24.38 3.55%
1986 23.54 3.63%
1985 22.72 3.68%
1984 21.91 3.73%
1983 21.12 3.73%
1982 20.37 3.68%
1981 19.64 3.60%
1980 18.96 3.47%
1979 18.32 3.32%
1978 17.73 3.23%
1977 17.18 3.23%
1976 16.64 3.32%
1975 16.11 3.43%
1974 15.57 3.53%
1973 15.04 3.59%
1972 14.52 3.60%
1971 14.02 3.55%
1970 13.54 3.48%
1969 13.08 3.43%
1968 12.65 3.39%
1967 12.23 3.38%
1966 11.83 3.40%
1965 11.44 3.43%
1964 11.06 3.45%
1963 10.69 3.45%
1962 10.34 3.44%
1961 9.99 3.40%
1960 9.66 3.35%
1959 9.35 3.31%
1958 9.05 3.27%
1957 8.77 3.25%
1956 8.49 3.24%
1955 8.22 3.23%
1954 7.97 3.22%
1953 7.72 3.20%
1952 7.48 3.17%
1951 7.25 3.11%
1950 7.03 0.00%