Libya Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Libya population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Libya in 2022 is 3.87 people per square kilometer, a 1.14% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Libya in 2021 was 3.83 people per square kilometer, a 1.22% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Libya in 2020 was 3.78 people per square kilometer, a 1.29% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Libya in 2019 was 3.73 people per square kilometer, a 1.41% 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
Maldives 1,745.96
Mauritius 636.99
Nauru 633.40
Lebanon 525.33
Tuvalu 377.07
Grenada 368.94
Jamaica 257.27
Marshall Islands 230.94
Dominican Republic 230.71
American Samoa 221.37
Guatemala 163.87
China 148.53
Tonga 142.48
Thailand 139.73
Jordan 126.35
Azerbaijan 119.61
Malaysia 102.74
Iraq 102.28
Cuba 102.04
Costa Rica 101.39
Albania 98.86
Dominica 96.98
Armenia 93.49
Romania 82.46
Serbia 81.73
North Macedonia 81.43
Samoa 78.30
Ecuador 70.21
Mexico 64.91
Bulgaria 61.10
Equatorial Guinea 59.71
Fiji 50.89
Iran 50.74
South Africa 49.13
Belarus 45.93
Colombia 45.43
Montenegro 45.41
Venezuela 31.03
Peru 26.49
Brazil 25.28
Algeria 18.85
Belize 17.64
Paraguay 16.67
Turkmenistan 13.18
Gabon 8.93
Russia 8.46
Kazakhstan 7.12
Botswana 4.52
Libya 3.87
Suriname 3.77
Guyana 3.76
Namibia 3.11
Libya - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 3.87 1.14%
2021 3.83 1.22%
2020 3.78 1.29%
2019 3.73 1.41%
2018 3.68 1.56%
2017 3.62 1.53%
2016 3.57 1.45%
2015 3.52 1.55%
2014 3.47 1.88%
2013 3.40 1.97%
2012 3.34 -5.14%
2011 3.52 -4.68%
2010 3.69 2.07%
2009 3.61 2.12%
2008 3.54 2.15%
2007 3.47 2.07%
2006 3.39 2.32%
2005 3.32 2.64%
2004 3.23 2.61%
2003 3.15 2.54%
2002 3.07 2.45%
2001 3.00 2.35%
2000 2.93 1.91%
1999 2.87 1.55%
1998 2.83 1.60%
1997 2.79 1.71%
1996 2.74 1.84%
1995 2.69 1.98%
1994 2.64 2.12%
1993 2.58 2.25%
1992 2.53 2.37%
1991 2.47 2.48%
1990 2.41 2.59%
1989 2.35 2.70%
1988 2.29 2.80%
1987 2.22 2.94%
1986 2.16 3.14%
1985 2.09 3.36%
1984 2.03 4.12%
1983 1.95 4.84%
1982 1.86 4.93%
1981 1.77 5.04%
1980 1.68 5.18%
1979 1.60 5.26%
1978 1.52 5.28%
1977 1.44 5.30%
1976 1.37 5.32%
1975 1.30 5.16%
1974 1.24 4.57%
1973 1.18 3.55%
1972 1.14 2.78%
1971 1.11 2.57%
1970 1.09 2.49%
1969 1.06 2.39%
1968 1.03 2.29%
1967 1.01 2.23%
1966 0.99 2.34%
1965 0.97 2.90%
1964 0.94 3.60%
1963 0.91 3.88%
1962 0.87 3.81%
1961 0.84 3.63%
1960 0.81 3.45%
1959 0.78 3.28%
1958 0.76 3.09%
1957 0.74 2.90%
1956 0.72 2.72%
1955 0.70 2.32%
1954 0.68 1.87%
1953 0.67 1.57%
1952 0.66 1.30%
1951 0.65 1.08%
1950 0.64 0.00%