India Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of India population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of India in 2023 is 434.60 people per square kilometer, a 0.81% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of India in 2022 was 431.11 people per square kilometer, a 0.68% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of India in 2021 was 428.19 people per square kilometer, a 0.8% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of India in 2020 was 424.79 people per square kilometer, a 0.96% 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
Bangladesh 1,168.79
Micronesia 777.60
India 434.60
Philippines 391.12
Sri Lanka 333.69
El Salvador 302.52
Pakistan 302.08
Vietnam 298.46
Nigeria 242.27
Sao Tome and Principe 241.52
Kiribati 164.83
Cabo Verde 148.56
Indonesia 144.79
Ghana 143.05
Egypt 112.55
Moldova 101.50
Kenya 94.94
Honduras 94.18
Cambodia 93.60
Timor-Leste 91.50
Morocco 84.74
Myanmar 80.67
Uzbekistan 78.33
Lesotho 76.76
Tunisia 76.15
Eswatini 69.75
Ukraine 60.88
Cameroon 60.25
Nicaragua 54.05
Georgia 53.49
Djibouti 48.99
Angola 29.43
Vanuatu 27.44
Zambia 27.33
Sudan 25.95
Solomon Islands 25.62
Papua New Guinea 22.32
Bhutan 20.51
Republic of Congo 17.86
Bolivia 11.28
Mauritania 4.72
Mongolia 2.20
India - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 434.60 0.81%
2022 431.11 0.68%
2021 428.19 0.80%
2020 424.79 0.96%
2019 420.75 1.03%
2018 416.46 1.09%
2017 411.95 1.16%
2016 407.22 1.19%
2015 402.42 1.19%
2014 397.67 1.25%
2013 392.77 1.31%
2012 387.71 1.34%
2011 382.57 1.37%
2010 377.40 1.39%
2009 372.24 1.40%
2008 367.09 1.43%
2007 361.91 1.48%
2006 356.64 1.54%
2005 351.25 1.62%
2004 345.66 1.69%
2003 339.92 1.74%
2002 334.11 1.79%
2001 328.23 1.82%
2000 322.35 1.84%
1999 316.53 1.87%
1998 310.73 1.91%
1997 304.92 1.94%
1996 299.12 1.97%
1995 293.34 2.01%
1994 287.55 2.04%
1993 281.80 2.07%
1992 276.09 2.10%
1991 270.42 2.12%
1990 264.80 2.16%
1989 259.19 2.19%
1988 253.62 2.21%
1987 248.14 2.24%
1986 242.72 2.26%
1985 237.35 2.27%
1984 232.08 2.29%
1983 226.88 2.28%
1982 221.82 2.29%
1981 216.86 2.30%
1980 211.98 2.29%
1979 207.24 2.25%
1978 202.68 2.24%
1977 198.25 2.23%
1976 193.92 2.23%
1975 189.68 2.26%
1974 185.48 2.28%
1973 181.34 2.28%
1972 177.30 2.25%
1971 173.40 2.24%
1970 169.59 2.23%
1969 165.89 2.23%
1968 162.27 2.19%
1967 158.79 2.15%
1966 155.45 2.18%
1965 152.14 2.26%
1964 148.77 2.33%
1963 145.39 2.34%
1962 142.07 2.34%
1961 138.82 2.33%
1960 135.66 2.31%
1959 132.60 2.25%
1958 129.68 2.25%
1957 126.83 2.28%
1956 124.01 2.28%
1955 121.25 2.27%
1954 118.56 2.23%
1953 115.97 2.21%
1952 113.47 2.21%
1951 111.01 2.21%
1950 108.61 0.00%