Sierra Leone Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Sierra Leone population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Sierra Leone in 2022 is 114.89 people per square kilometer, a 2.03% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2021 was 112.61 people per square kilometer, a 2.06% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2020 was 110.33 people per square kilometer, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Sierra Leone in 2019 was 108.07 people per square kilometer, a 2.13% 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
Rwanda 516.34
Comoros 487.60
Burundi 453.64
Haiti 420.91
Gambia 226.41
North Korea 215.62
Nepal 205.36
Uganda 200.51
Malawi 170.33
Togo 152.86
Sierra Leone 114.89
Benin 111.40
Ethiopia 106.33
Senegal 89.74
Burkina Faso 80.60
Tajikistan 70.43
Tanzania 66.82
Afghanistan 62.42
Yemen 59.01
Guinea-Bissau 57.11
Guinea 56.40
Madagascar 49.68
Liberia 47.64
Mozambique 41.39
Zimbabwe 39.23
Eritrea 31.14
Somalia 26.41
Niger 20.59
South Sudan 18.33
Mali 17.31
Chad 13.56
Central African Republic 8.05
Sierra Leone - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 114.89 2.03%
2021 112.61 2.06%
2020 110.33 2.10%
2019 108.07 2.13%
2018 105.81 2.16%
2017 103.57 2.18%
2016 101.37 2.19%
2015 99.20 2.21%
2014 97.06 2.23%
2013 94.94 2.26%
2012 92.84 2.28%
2011 90.78 2.30%
2010 88.74 2.28%
2009 86.76 2.27%
2008 84.84 2.40%
2007 82.84 2.75%
2006 80.63 3.25%
2005 78.09 3.89%
2004 75.16 4.48%
2003 71.94 4.74%
2002 68.68 4.45%
2001 65.75 3.70%
2000 63.41 2.74%
1999 61.72 1.85%
1998 60.60 1.07%
1997 59.96 0.52%
1996 59.65 0.20%
1995 59.53 -0.13%
1994 59.61 -0.44%
1993 59.87 -0.43%
1992 60.13 -0.02%
1991 60.15 0.67%
1990 59.75 1.54%
1989 58.84 2.35%
1988 57.49 2.93%
1987 55.85 3.10%
1986 54.17 2.93%
1985 52.63 2.64%
1984 51.28 2.42%
1983 50.07 2.25%
1982 48.97 2.20%
1981 47.91 2.23%
1980 46.87 2.26%
1979 45.83 2.24%
1978 44.82 2.22%
1977 43.85 2.19%
1976 42.91 2.15%
1975 42.01 2.12%
1974 41.14 2.09%
1973 40.30 2.05%
1972 39.49 2.01%
1971 38.71 1.96%
1970 37.97 1.91%
1969 37.25 1.87%
1968 36.57 1.82%
1967 35.92 1.77%
1966 35.29 1.73%
1965 34.69 1.68%
1964 34.12 1.64%
1963 33.57 1.59%
1962 33.04 1.55%
1961 32.54 1.50%
1960 32.06 1.45%
1959 31.60 1.40%
1958 31.16 1.36%
1957 30.74 1.32%
1956 30.34 1.28%
1955 29.96 1.25%
1954 29.59 1.22%
1953 29.23 1.19%
1952 28.89 1.16%
1951 28.55 1.14%
1950 28.23 0.00%