India Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of India population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of India in 2022 is 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.
  • The population density of India in 2019 was 420.75 people per square kilometer, a 1.03% 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
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
India - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%