Democratic Republic Of Congo Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Democratic Republic Of Congo population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2022 is 42.22 people per square kilometer, a 3.25% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2021 was 40.90 people per square kilometer, a 3.28% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2020 was 39.60 people per square kilometer, a 3.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Democratic Republic Of Congo in 2019 was 38.34 people per square kilometer, a 3.24% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population Density
Rwanda 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Democratic Republic Of Congo - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 42.22 3.25%
2021 40.90 3.28%
2020 39.60 3.28%
2019 38.34 3.24%
2018 37.14 3.33%
2017 35.94 3.50%
2016 34.73 3.53%
2015 33.54 3.45%
2014 32.43 3.51%
2013 31.33 3.47%
2012 30.28 3.41%
2011 29.28 3.41%
2010 28.31 3.30%
2009 27.41 3.25%
2008 26.55 3.25%
2007 25.71 3.27%
2006 24.90 3.24%
2005 24.12 3.16%
2004 23.38 3.03%
2003 22.69 2.99%
2002 22.03 3.10%
2001 21.37 3.07%
2000 20.73 2.94%
1999 20.14 2.90%
1998 19.57 2.39%
1997 19.12 1.59%
1996 18.82 1.92%
1995 18.46 4.27%
1994 17.70 4.88%
1993 16.88 3.26%
1992 16.35 3.06%
1991 15.86 3.35%
1990 15.35 3.34%
1989 14.85 3.19%
1988 14.39 3.17%
1987 13.95 3.11%
1986 13.53 3.00%
1985 13.14 3.08%
1984 12.74 3.02%
1983 12.37 2.79%
1982 12.03 2.77%
1981 11.71 2.80%
1980 11.39 3.11%
1979 11.05 3.55%
1978 10.67 3.13%
1977 10.34 2.54%
1976 10.09 2.61%
1975 9.83 2.69%
1974 9.57 2.72%
1973 9.32 2.73%
1972 9.07 2.71%
1971 8.83 2.78%
1970 8.59 2.90%
1969 8.35 2.95%
1968 8.11 2.98%
1967 7.88 2.96%
1966 7.65 2.89%
1965 7.44 2.78%
1964 7.24 2.71%
1963 7.04 2.68%
1962 6.86 2.63%
1961 6.68 2.60%
1960 6.51 2.50%
1959 6.36 2.30%
1958 6.21 2.22%
1957 6.08 2.25%
1956 5.94 2.20%
1955 5.82 2.16%
1954 5.69 2.10%
1953 5.58 2.08%
1952 5.46 2.09%
1951 5.35 2.03%
1950 5.24 0.00%