Bahrain Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Bahrain population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bahrain in 2023 is 1,904.50 people per square kilometer, a 0.9% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2022 was 1,887.48 people per square kilometer, a 0.61% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2021 was 1,875.98 people per square kilometer, a 0.96% decline from 2020.
  • The population density of Bahrain in 2020 was 1,894.19 people per square kilometer, a 1.12% decline from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Macao 22,861.98
Singapore 8,365.40
Hong Kong 6,749.20
Gibraltar 3,268.80
Bahrain 1,904.50
Malta 1,672.08
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,300.65
Barbados 655.80
Aruba 590.43
San Marino 560.70
South Korea 515.98
Monaco 484.48
Curacao 432.61
Netherlands 424.13
Israel 415.70
Belgium 382.78
Puerto Rico 367.57
Japan 326.20
Guam 320.28
Trinidad and Tobago 299.21
United Kingdom 278.05
Cayman Islands 262.54
Luxembourg 252.81
Liechtenstein 247.40
Kuwait 241.87
Qatar 236.41
Seychelles 234.04
Germany 232.94
Antigua and Barbuda 214.31
Switzerland 213.04
British Virgin Islands 210.25
Italy 195.36
Andorra 170.40
Isle of Man 148.61
Denmark 137.72
Cyprus 136.22
Poland 131.21
France 117.94
Portugal 111.11
Hungary 109.17
Northern Mariana Islands 108.25
Austria 106.81
Slovenia 103.50
UAE 96.47
Spain 93.92
Greece 78.37
French Polynesia 77.22
Ireland 71.95
Panama 59.32
Turks and Caicos Islands 48.49
Croatia 45.51
Lithuania 41.64
Palau 39.26
Faroe Islands 38.16
United States 34.58
Bahamas 29.73
Estonia 29.17
Latvia 28.34
Chile 25.94
Sweden 23.72
New Zealand 19.53
Uruguay 19.43
Saudi Arabia 17.19
Argentina 16.46
Finland 16.38
New Caledonia 15.77
Oman 15.01
Bermuda 14.93
Norway 8.76
Canada 3.93
Iceland 3.64
Australia 3.42
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Bahrain - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 1,904.50 0.90%
2022 1,887.48 0.61%
2021 1,875.98 -0.96%
2020 1,894.19 -1.12%
2019 1,915.63 0.46%
2018 1,906.85 2.09%
2017 1,867.74 3.35%
2016 1,807.26 3.49%
2015 1,746.34 3.89%
2014 1,680.94 3.92%
2013 1,617.53 3.00%
2012 1,570.43 1.06%
2011 1,553.94 -0.13%
2010 1,555.96 2.90%
2009 1,512.12 6.22%
2008 1,423.52 6.71%
2007 1,334.02 7.16%
2006 1,244.85 7.66%
2005 1,156.31 8.22%
2004 1,068.53 7.09%
2003 997.76 4.00%
2002 959.39 2.47%
2001 936.23 2.64%
2000 912.11 2.79%
1999 887.35 2.92%
1998 862.16 3.04%
1997 836.72 3.14%
1996 811.23 3.23%
1995 785.81 3.32%
1994 760.58 3.40%
1993 735.58 3.48%
1992 710.86 3.56%
1991 686.43 3.48%
1990 663.36 3.41%
1989 641.47 3.52%
1988 619.66 3.59%
1987 598.16 3.64%
1986 577.17 3.64%
1985 556.89 3.62%
1984 537.46 3.57%
1983 518.94 3.52%
1982 501.30 3.60%
1981 483.88 4.09%
1980 464.87 4.59%
1979 444.48 4.77%
1978 424.25 4.94%
1977 404.28 5.10%
1976 384.67 5.24%
1975 365.53 5.35%
1974 346.96 5.45%
1973 329.02 5.55%
1972 311.72 5.26%
1971 296.14 3.79%
1970 285.33 2.70%
1969 277.82 2.80%
1968 270.26 2.87%
1967 262.71 2.96%
1966 255.15 3.11%
1965 247.45 3.44%
1964 239.21 3.72%
1963 230.63 3.77%
1962 222.26 3.83%
1961 214.06 3.91%
1960 206.01 3.88%
1959 198.31 3.76%
1958 191.12 3.60%
1957 184.48 3.40%
1956 178.42 3.19%
1955 172.90 3.03%
1954 167.81 2.92%
1953 163.06 2.83%
1952 158.57 2.77%
1951 154.30 2.74%
1950 150.19 0.00%