Bhutan Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Bhutan population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bhutan in 2022 is 20.38 people per square kilometer, a 0.64% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2021 was 20.25 people per square kilometer, a 0.64% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2020 was 20.12 people per square kilometer, a 0.66% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2019 was 19.99 people per square kilometer, a 0.7% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Bhutan - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 20.38 0.64%
2021 20.25 0.64%
2020 20.12 0.66%
2019 19.99 0.70%
2018 19.85 0.79%
2017 19.69 0.85%
2016 19.53 0.87%
2015 19.36 0.94%
2014 19.18 1.02%
2013 18.98 1.07%
2012 18.78 1.10%
2011 18.58 1.11%
2010 18.38 1.12%
2009 18.17 1.15%
2008 17.96 1.19%
2007 17.75 1.24%
2006 17.54 1.50%
2005 17.28 2.05%
2004 16.93 2.42%
2003 16.53 2.52%
2002 16.12 2.62%
2001 15.71 2.73%
2000 15.29 2.84%
1999 14.87 2.49%
1998 14.51 1.88%
1997 14.24 1.74%
1996 14.00 1.89%
1995 13.74 1.20%
1994 13.58 0.08%
1993 13.57 -4.60%
1992 14.22 -3.83%
1991 14.79 1.66%
1990 14.55 2.62%
1989 14.17 2.87%
1988 13.78 2.92%
1987 13.39 2.98%
1986 13.00 3.02%
1985 12.62 3.05%
1984 12.25 3.10%
1983 11.88 3.13%
1982 11.52 3.16%
1981 11.16 3.22%
1980 10.82 3.28%
1979 10.47 3.34%
1978 10.13 3.37%
1977 9.80 3.37%
1976 9.48 3.36%
1975 9.18 3.35%
1974 8.88 3.35%
1973 8.59 3.34%
1972 8.31 3.33%
1971 8.04 3.33%
1970 7.78 3.32%
1969 7.53 3.28%
1968 7.30 3.23%
1967 7.07 3.18%
1966 6.85 3.12%
1965 6.64 3.06%
1964 6.44 2.99%
1963 6.26 2.94%
1962 6.08 2.79%
1961 5.91 2.62%
1960 5.76 2.56%
1959 5.62 2.51%
1958 5.48 2.45%
1957 5.35 2.40%
1956 5.22 2.34%
1955 5.11 2.28%
1954 4.99 2.22%
1953 4.88 2.14%
1952 4.78 2.06%
1951 4.68 1.97%
1950 4.59 0.00%