Eritrea Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Eritrea population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Eritrea in 2022 is 31.33 people per square kilometer, a 1.76% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2021 was 30.78 people per square kilometer, a 1.81% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2020 was 30.24 people per square kilometer, a 1.63% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Eritrea in 2019 was 29.75 people per square kilometer, a 1.55% 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
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
Eritrea - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 31.33 1.76%
2021 30.78 1.81%
2020 30.24 1.63%
2019 29.75 1.55%
2018 29.30 1.43%
2017 28.89 0.94%
2016 28.62 0.76%
2015 28.40 0.50%
2014 28.26 0.82%
2013 28.03 1.35%
2012 27.66 1.40%
2011 27.28 1.90%
2010 26.77 2.07%
2009 26.22 2.60%
2008 25.56 2.72%
2007 24.88 1.60%
2006 24.49 1.71%
2005 24.08 2.48%
2004 23.50 4.14%
2003 22.56 4.16%
2002 21.66 3.47%
2001 20.93 2.89%
2000 20.35 1.54%
1999 20.04 1.45%
1998 19.75 1.36%
1997 19.49 1.21%
1996 19.25 4.95%
1995 18.34 5.62%
1994 17.37 3.08%
1993 16.85 3.14%
1992 16.34 -5.79%
1991 17.34 -5.15%
1990 18.28 2.28%
1989 17.88 2.47%
1988 17.45 2.56%
1987 17.01 2.60%
1986 16.58 2.65%
1985 16.15 2.68%
1984 15.73 2.77%
1983 15.30 2.79%
1982 14.89 2.77%
1981 14.49 2.76%
1980 14.10 2.74%
1979 13.72 2.71%
1978 13.36 2.71%
1977 13.01 2.69%
1976 12.67 2.67%
1975 12.34 2.66%
1974 12.02 2.67%
1973 11.71 2.66%
1972 11.40 2.65%
1971 11.11 2.63%
1970 10.82 2.59%
1969 10.55 2.56%
1968 10.29 2.55%
1967 10.03 2.55%
1966 9.78 2.54%
1965 9.54 2.53%
1964 9.30 2.51%
1963 9.08 2.47%
1962 8.86 2.42%
1961 8.65 2.35%
1960 8.45 2.28%
1959 8.26 2.19%
1958 8.08 2.11%
1957 7.92 2.03%
1956 7.76 1.94%
1955 7.61 1.87%
1954 7.47 1.80%
1953 7.34 1.72%
1952 7.21 1.62%
1951 7.10 1.50%
1950 6.99 0.00%