Kuwait Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Kuwait population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kuwait in 2023 is 241.87 people per square kilometer, a 0.97% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2022 was 239.56 people per square kilometer, a 0.44% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2021 was 238.50 people per square kilometer, a 2.53% decline from 2020.
  • The population density of Kuwait in 2020 was 244.69 people per square kilometer, a 1.82% decline from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Macao 22,861.98
Singapore 8,365.40
Hong Kong 6,749.20
Gibraltar 3,268.80
Bahrain 1,904.50
Malta 1,672.08
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,300.65
Barbados 655.80
Aruba 590.43
San Marino 560.70
South Korea 515.98
Monaco 484.48
Curacao 432.61
Netherlands 424.13
Israel 415.70
Belgium 382.78
Puerto Rico 367.57
Japan 326.20
Guam 320.28
Trinidad and Tobago 299.21
United Kingdom 278.05
Cayman Islands 262.54
Luxembourg 252.81
Liechtenstein 247.40
Kuwait 241.87
Qatar 236.41
Seychelles 234.04
Germany 232.94
Antigua and Barbuda 214.31
Switzerland 213.04
British Virgin Islands 210.25
Italy 195.36
Andorra 170.40
Isle of Man 148.61
Denmark 137.72
Cyprus 136.22
Poland 131.21
France 117.94
Portugal 111.11
Hungary 109.17
Northern Mariana Islands 108.25
Austria 106.81
Slovenia 103.50
UAE 96.47
Spain 93.92
Greece 78.37
French Polynesia 77.22
Ireland 71.95
Panama 59.32
Turks and Caicos Islands 48.49
Croatia 45.51
Lithuania 41.64
Palau 39.26
Faroe Islands 38.16
United States 34.58
Bahamas 29.73
Estonia 29.17
Latvia 28.34
Chile 25.94
Sweden 23.72
New Zealand 19.53
Uruguay 19.43
Saudi Arabia 17.19
Argentina 16.46
Finland 16.38
New Caledonia 15.77
Oman 15.01
Bermuda 14.93
Norway 8.76
Canada 3.93
Iceland 3.64
Australia 3.42
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Kuwait - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 241.87 0.97%
2022 239.56 0.44%
2021 238.50 -2.53%
2020 244.69 -1.82%
2019 249.22 2.87%
2018 242.27 4.66%
2017 231.48 1.90%
2016 227.17 3.56%
2015 219.35 3.91%
2014 211.09 3.16%
2013 204.63 7.42%
2012 190.50 7.98%
2011 176.42 6.81%
2010 165.17 5.29%
2009 156.88 5.46%
2008 148.76 5.75%
2007 140.67 6.07%
2006 132.63 5.73%
2005 125.44 3.80%
2004 120.85 2.47%
2003 117.93 2.64%
2002 114.89 2.80%
2001 111.77 2.93%
2000 108.58 3.06%
1999 105.36 3.18%
1998 102.11 3.30%
1997 98.85 3.41%
1996 95.58 2.91%
1995 92.89 0.86%
1994 92.09 -0.76%
1993 92.80 2.04%
1992 90.94 20.99%
1991 75.17 -20.03%
1990 93.99 -24.21%
1989 124.02 3.80%
1988 119.48 3.94%
1987 114.95 4.08%
1986 110.44 4.19%
1985 106.00 4.13%
1984 101.79 4.49%
1983 97.42 5.03%
1982 92.76 5.08%
1981 88.27 5.30%
1980 83.83 5.78%
1979 79.25 6.26%
1978 74.58 6.56%
1977 69.99 6.71%
1976 65.59 6.64%
1975 61.50 6.36%
1974 57.82 6.17%
1973 54.46 6.21%
1972 51.28 6.41%
1971 48.19 6.97%
1970 45.05 8.04%
1969 41.70 9.09%
1968 38.22 9.64%
1967 34.86 9.86%
1966 31.73 10.05%
1965 28.84 10.33%
1964 26.14 10.76%
1963 23.60 11.19%
1962 21.22 11.33%
1961 19.06 11.22%
1960 17.14 11.26%
1959 15.40 11.67%
1958 13.80 10.10%
1957 12.53 9.43%
1956 11.45 11.21%
1955 10.30 7.23%
1954 9.60 2.80%
1953 9.34 2.75%
1952 9.09 2.68%
1951 8.85 2.62%
1950 8.63 0.00%