Bhutan Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Bhutan population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Bhutan in 2023 is 20.51 people per square kilometer, a 0.64% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Bhutan in 2022 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,168.79
Micronesia 777.60
India 434.60
Philippines 391.12
Sri Lanka 333.69
El Salvador 302.52
Pakistan 302.08
Vietnam 298.46
Nigeria 242.27
Sao Tome and Principe 241.52
Kiribati 164.83
Cabo Verde 148.56
Indonesia 144.79
Ghana 143.05
Egypt 112.55
Moldova 101.50
Kenya 94.94
Honduras 94.18
Cambodia 93.60
Timor-Leste 91.50
Morocco 84.74
Myanmar 80.67
Uzbekistan 78.33
Lesotho 76.76
Tunisia 76.15
Eswatini 69.75
Ukraine 60.88
Cameroon 60.25
Nicaragua 54.05
Georgia 53.49
Djibouti 48.99
Angola 29.43
Vanuatu 27.44
Zambia 27.33
Sudan 25.95
Solomon Islands 25.62
Papua New Guinea 22.32
Bhutan 20.51
Republic of Congo 17.86
Bolivia 11.28
Mauritania 4.72
Mongolia 2.20
Bhutan - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 20.51 0.64%
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%