Puerto Rico Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Puerto Rico population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Puerto Rico in 2023 is 367.57 people per square kilometer, a 0.24% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2022 was 366.67 people per square kilometer, a 0.11% decline from 2021.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2021 was 367.08 people per square kilometer, a 0.47% decline from 2020.
  • The population density of Puerto Rico in 2020 was 368.83 people per square kilometer, a 0.65% 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
Puerto Rico - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 367.57 0.24%
2022 366.67 -0.11%
2021 367.08 -0.47%
2020 368.83 -0.65%
2019 371.24 -0.79%
2018 374.21 -1.40%
2017 379.53 -1.93%
2016 387.01 -1.85%
2015 394.29 -1.76%
2014 401.35 -1.52%
2013 407.56 -1.17%
2012 412.40 -0.91%
2011 416.19 -0.71%
2010 419.16 -0.56%
2009 421.53 -0.50%
2008 423.63 -0.47%
2007 425.64 -0.43%
2006 427.46 -0.37%
2005 429.04 -0.30%
2004 430.33 -0.22%
2003 431.30 -0.13%
2002 431.88 -0.04%
2001 432.03 0.13%
2000 431.47 0.45%
1999 429.55 0.66%
1998 426.75 0.68%
1997 423.85 0.72%
1996 420.84 0.75%
1995 417.69 0.79%
1994 414.40 0.84%
1993 410.94 0.90%
1992 407.29 0.96%
1991 403.43 0.98%
1990 399.52 0.85%
1989 396.14 0.74%
1988 393.23 0.75%
1987 390.30 0.78%
1986 387.26 0.84%
1985 384.02 0.94%
1984 380.43 1.05%
1983 376.48 1.16%
1982 372.16 1.28%
1981 367.47 1.40%
1980 362.41 1.53%
1979 356.96 1.57%
1978 351.43 1.57%
1977 345.98 1.60%
1976 340.52 1.62%
1975 335.09 1.64%
1974 329.69 1.66%
1973 324.32 1.68%
1972 318.96 1.70%
1971 313.64 1.62%
1970 308.64 1.33%
1969 304.60 1.17%
1968 301.07 1.28%
1967 297.27 1.37%
1966 293.26 1.44%
1965 289.09 1.51%
1964 284.80 1.58%
1963 280.37 1.66%
1962 275.79 1.75%
1961 271.05 1.66%
1960 266.64 0.91%
1959 264.23 0.30%
1958 263.45 0.31%
1957 262.64 0.39%
1956 261.62 0.47%
1955 260.40 0.51%
1954 259.08 0.58%
1953 257.59 0.69%
1952 255.83 0.84%
1951 253.71 0.93%
1950 251.38 0.00%