Nauru Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Nauru population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Nauru in 2022 is 633.40 people per square kilometer, a 1.25% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2021 was 625.55 people per square kilometer, a 1.59% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2020 was 615.75 people per square kilometer, a 1.51% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Nauru in 2019 was 606.60 people per square kilometer, a 1.74% 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
Nauru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 633.40 1.25%
2021 625.55 1.59%
2020 615.75 1.51%
2019 606.60 1.74%
2018 596.20 2.07%
2017 584.10 2.14%
2016 571.85 2.25%
2015 559.25 2.24%
2014 547.00 2.30%
2013 534.70 2.39%
2012 522.20 1.57%
2011 514.15 0.41%
2010 512.05 0.08%
2009 511.65 -0.10%
2008 512.15 -0.23%
2007 513.35 -0.26%
2006 514.70 -0.23%
2005 515.90 -0.16%
2004 516.75 -0.09%
2003 517.20 -0.07%
2002 517.55 -0.12%
2001 518.15 -0.13%
2000 518.85 -0.06%
1999 519.15 0.06%
1998 518.85 0.14%
1997 518.15 0.17%
1996 517.25 0.28%
1995 515.80 0.41%
1994 513.70 0.47%
1993 511.30 0.96%
1992 506.45 2.29%
1991 495.10 3.17%
1990 479.90 3.14%
1989 465.30 3.15%
1988 451.10 3.00%
1987 437.95 2.72%
1986 426.35 2.57%
1985 415.65 2.31%
1984 406.25 3.74%
1983 391.60 2.09%
1982 383.60 -0.25%
1981 384.55 0.73%
1980 381.75 0.65%
1979 379.30 0.60%
1978 377.05 1.34%
1977 372.05 1.85%
1976 365.30 1.49%
1975 359.95 1.45%
1974 354.80 1.52%
1973 349.50 1.55%
1972 344.15 1.55%
1971 338.90 1.73%
1970 333.15 2.38%
1969 325.40 3.50%
1968 314.40 2.85%
1967 305.70 1.54%
1966 301.05 3.74%
1965 290.20 5.84%
1964 274.20 5.50%
1963 259.90 5.01%
1962 247.50 4.14%
1961 237.65 3.73%
1960 229.10 3.81%
1959 220.70 3.66%
1958 212.90 3.55%
1957 205.60 3.76%
1956 198.15 3.80%
1955 190.90 3.19%
1954 185.00 2.58%
1953 180.35 2.71%
1952 175.60 3.05%
1951 170.40 1.61%
1950 167.70 0.00%