Gambia Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Gambia population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Gambia in 2022 is 239.47 people per square kilometer, a 2.5% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2021 was 233.62 people per square kilometer, a 2.56% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2020 was 227.79 people per square kilometer, a 2.6% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2019 was 222.03 people per square kilometer, a 2.62% 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
Gambia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 239.47 2.50%
2021 233.62 2.56%
2020 227.79 2.60%
2019 222.03 2.62%
2018 216.36 2.68%
2017 210.72 2.76%
2016 205.06 2.84%
2015 199.39 2.93%
2014 193.72 3.02%
2013 188.04 3.10%
2012 182.39 3.14%
2011 176.83 3.15%
2010 171.44 3.15%
2009 166.21 3.16%
2008 161.11 3.15%
2007 156.18 3.13%
2006 151.44 3.07%
2005 146.94 2.99%
2004 142.67 2.93%
2003 138.61 2.89%
2002 134.71 2.89%
2001 130.92 2.92%
2000 127.22 2.94%
1999 123.58 2.97%
1998 120.02 2.98%
1997 116.55 2.97%
1996 113.19 2.97%
1995 109.93 3.01%
1994 106.72 3.22%
1993 103.39 3.65%
1992 99.75 4.03%
1991 95.89 4.12%
1990 92.09 4.09%
1989 88.47 4.05%
1988 85.03 4.00%
1987 81.76 3.93%
1986 78.67 3.86%
1985 75.75 3.78%
1984 72.99 3.67%
1983 70.40 3.55%
1982 67.99 3.42%
1981 65.74 3.38%
1980 63.59 3.37%
1979 61.52 3.30%
1978 59.56 3.23%
1977 57.69 3.17%
1976 55.92 3.10%
1975 54.24 3.03%
1974 52.65 3.02%
1973 51.11 3.02%
1972 49.61 2.98%
1971 48.17 2.95%
1970 46.79 2.93%
1969 45.46 2.91%
1968 44.17 2.89%
1967 42.93 2.84%
1966 41.75 2.80%
1965 40.61 2.81%
1964 39.50 2.81%
1963 38.42 2.81%
1962 37.37 2.80%
1961 36.35 2.79%
1960 35.37 2.77%
1959 34.41 2.75%
1958 33.49 2.73%
1957 32.60 2.69%
1956 31.75 2.68%
1955 30.92 2.68%
1954 30.11 2.67%
1953 29.33 2.65%
1952 28.57 2.61%
1951 27.84 2.55%
1950 27.15 0.00%