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 226.41 people per square kilometer, a 2.88% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2021 was 220.08 people per square kilometer, a 2.91% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2020 was 213.86 people per square kilometer, a 2.94% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Gambia in 2019 was 207.76 people per square kilometer, a 2.97% 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 516.34
Comoros 487.60
Burundi 453.64
Haiti 420.91
Gambia 226.41
North Korea 215.62
Nepal 205.36
Uganda 200.51
Malawi 170.33
Togo 152.86
Sierra Leone 114.89
Benin 111.40
Ethiopia 106.33
Senegal 89.74
Burkina Faso 80.60
Tajikistan 70.43
Tanzania 66.82
Afghanistan 62.42
Yemen 59.01
Guinea-Bissau 57.11
Guinea 56.40
Madagascar 49.68
Liberia 47.64
Mozambique 41.39
Zimbabwe 39.23
Eritrea 31.14
Somalia 26.41
Niger 20.59
South Sudan 18.33
Mali 17.31
Chad 13.56
Central African Republic 8.05
Gambia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 226.41 2.88%
2021 220.08 2.91%
2020 213.86 2.94%
2019 207.76 2.97%
2018 201.78 2.99%
2017 195.92 3.01%
2016 190.19 3.03%
2015 184.59 3.05%
2014 179.12 3.07%
2013 173.78 3.08%
2012 168.59 3.08%
2011 163.55 3.06%
2010 158.69 3.04%
2009 154.01 3.02%
2008 149.49 3.01%
2007 145.12 3.04%
2006 140.84 3.09%
2005 136.61 3.15%
2004 132.44 3.21%
2003 128.31 3.25%
2002 124.27 3.25%
2001 120.36 3.22%
2000 116.61 3.18%
1999 113.02 3.15%
1998 109.57 3.13%
1997 106.24 3.13%
1996 103.02 3.15%
1995 99.87 3.14%
1994 96.83 3.14%
1993 93.88 3.25%
1992 90.93 3.51%
1991 87.85 3.88%
1990 84.57 4.36%
1989 81.03 4.83%
1988 77.30 5.10%
1987 73.54 5.04%
1986 70.01 4.68%
1985 66.88 4.15%
1984 64.22 3.64%
1983 61.96 3.26%
1982 60.01 3.12%
1981 58.19 3.19%
1980 56.39 3.32%
1979 54.58 3.39%
1978 52.79 3.43%
1977 51.04 3.40%
1976 49.36 3.30%
1975 47.79 3.20%
1974 46.31 3.12%
1973 44.91 3.05%
1972 43.58 2.99%
1971 42.31 2.95%
1970 41.10 2.92%
1969 39.93 2.88%
1968 38.81 2.81%
1967 37.75 2.68%
1966 36.77 2.52%
1965 35.86 2.34%
1964 35.05 2.16%
1963 34.30 2.04%
1962 33.62 2.00%
1961 32.96 2.03%
1960 32.31 2.07%
1959 31.65 2.11%
1958 31.00 2.11%
1957 30.36 2.05%
1956 29.74 1.96%
1955 29.17 1.83%
1954 28.65 1.69%
1953 28.18 1.55%
1952 27.75 1.44%
1951 27.35 1.38%
1950 26.98 0.00%