Switzerland Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Switzerland population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Switzerland in 2023 is 213.04 people per square kilometer, a 0.64% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2022 was 211.68 people per square kilometer, a 0.56% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2021 was 210.49 people per square kilometer, a 0.61% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Switzerland in 2020 was 209.22 people per square kilometer, a 0.73% 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
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
Switzerland - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 213.04 0.64%
2022 211.68 0.56%
2021 210.49 0.61%
2020 209.22 0.73%
2019 207.69 0.72%
2018 206.21 0.74%
2017 204.69 0.94%
2016 202.78 1.10%
2015 200.57 1.15%
2014 198.30 1.23%
2013 195.89 1.16%
2012 193.65 1.07%
2011 191.59 1.13%
2010 189.45 1.14%
2009 187.32 1.26%
2008 184.99 1.28%
2007 182.66 0.89%
2006 181.04 0.63%
2005 179.91 0.64%
2004 178.76 0.69%
2003 177.54 0.75%
2002 176.23 0.72%
2001 174.97 0.59%
2000 173.94 0.56%
1999 172.97 0.48%
1998 172.15 0.30%
1997 171.64 0.24%
1996 171.22 0.45%
1995 170.46 0.67%
1994 169.33 0.80%
1993 167.98 0.92%
1992 166.46 1.14%
1991 164.58 1.25%
1990 162.55 0.99%
1989 160.96 0.81%
1988 159.67 0.74%
1987 158.50 0.63%
1986 157.51 0.52%
1985 156.69 0.44%
1984 156.00 0.36%
1983 155.45 0.43%
1982 154.78 0.59%
1981 153.88 0.55%
1980 153.04 0.40%
1979 152.44 0.20%
1978 152.13 0.01%
1977 152.11 -0.34%
1976 152.63 -0.57%
1975 153.50 -0.05%
1974 153.58 0.54%
1973 152.76 0.74%
1972 151.64 0.76%
1971 150.49 0.53%
1970 149.70 0.72%
1969 148.63 1.13%
1968 146.96 1.27%
1967 145.13 1.25%
1966 143.34 1.05%
1965 141.85 1.16%
1964 140.22 1.67%
1963 137.92 2.16%
1962 135.00 2.57%
1961 131.62 2.00%
1960 129.04 1.24%
1959 127.47 1.28%
1958 125.86 1.29%
1957 124.26 1.28%
1956 122.69 1.27%
1955 121.15 1.28%
1954 119.61 1.30%
1953 118.08 1.33%
1952 116.53 1.34%
1951 114.99 1.18%
1950 113.65 0.00%