Namibia Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Namibia population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Namibia in 2023 is 3.16 people per square kilometer, a 1.45% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Namibia in 2022 was 3.11 people per square kilometer, a 1.46% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Namibia in 2021 was 3.07 people per square kilometer, a 1.65% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Namibia in 2020 was 3.02 people per square kilometer, a 1.74% 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
Maldives 1,736.74
Nauru 639.00
Mauritius 637.53
Lebanon 512.34
Tuvalu 379.87
Grenada 371.13
Jamaica 257.10
Marshall Islands 233.31
Dominican Republic 232.85
American Samoa 219.57
Guatemala 166.15
China 148.51
Tonga 143.70
Thailand 139.93
Jordan 126.93
Azerbaijan 120.24
Iraq 104.60
Malaysia 103.86
Costa Rica 102.00
Cuba 101.88
Albania 98.52
Dominica 97.39
Armenia 93.41
Romania 83.44
North Macedonia 81.12
Serbia 80.91
Samoa 79.47
Ecuador 70.95
Mexico 65.39
Equatorial Guinea 61.13
Bulgaria 60.25
Fiji 51.25
Iran 51.10
South Africa 49.56
Belarus 45.75
Colombia 45.62
Montenegro 45.36
Venezuela 31.62
Peru 26.73
Brazil 25.41
Algeria 19.15
Belize 17.89
Paraguay 16.87
Turkmenistan 13.35
Gabon 9.10
Russia 8.45
Kazakhstan 7.20
Botswana 4.60
Libya 3.91
Suriname 3.80
Guyana 3.79
Namibia 3.16
Namibia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 3.16 1.45%
2022 3.11 1.46%
2021 3.07 1.65%
2020 3.02 1.74%
2019 2.97 1.70%
2018 2.92 1.74%
2017 2.87 1.77%
2016 2.82 1.78%
2015 2.77 1.77%
2014 2.72 1.75%
2013 2.67 1.71%
2012 2.63 1.65%
2011 2.59 1.58%
2010 2.55 1.52%
2009 2.51 1.44%
2008 2.47 1.35%
2007 2.44 1.26%
2006 2.41 1.21%
2005 2.38 1.21%
2004 2.35 1.25%
2003 2.32 1.42%
2002 2.29 1.73%
2001 2.25 2.05%
2000 2.21 2.30%
1999 2.16 2.44%
1998 2.11 2.52%
1997 2.05 2.62%
1996 2.00 2.78%
1995 1.95 3.01%
1994 1.89 3.22%
1993 1.83 3.29%
1992 1.77 3.25%
1991 1.72 3.40%
1990 1.66 6.28%
1989 1.56 6.63%
1988 1.47 3.65%
1987 1.41 3.32%
1986 1.37 3.17%
1985 1.33 2.95%
1984 1.29 2.80%
1983 1.25 2.74%
1982 1.22 1.84%
1981 1.20 1.17%
1980 1.18 1.95%
1979 1.16 1.63%
1978 1.14 1.72%
1977 1.12 2.69%
1976 1.09 2.88%
1975 1.06 3.12%
1974 1.03 3.05%
1973 1.00 3.04%
1972 0.97 3.04%
1971 0.94 2.99%
1970 0.92 2.95%
1969 0.89 2.87%
1968 0.86 2.79%
1967 0.84 2.70%
1966 0.82 2.57%
1965 0.80 2.47%
1964 0.78 2.34%
1963 0.76 2.21%
1962 0.74 2.06%
1961 0.73 1.91%
1960 0.72 1.75%
1959 0.70 1.61%
1958 0.69 1.49%
1957 0.68 1.40%
1956 0.67 1.33%
1955 0.66 1.29%
1954 0.66 1.26%
1953 0.65 1.25%
1952 0.64 1.21%
1951 0.63 1.18%
1950 0.62 0.00%