Somalia Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Somalia population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Somalia in 2022 is 26.41 people per square kilometer, a 2.95% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Somalia in 2021 was 25.66 people per square kilometer, a 2.93% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Somalia in 2020 was 24.92 people per square kilometer, a 2.92% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Somalia in 2019 was 24.22 people per square kilometer, a 2.9% 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
Somalia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 26.41 2.95%
2021 25.66 2.93%
2020 24.92 2.92%
2019 24.22 2.90%
2018 23.54 2.87%
2017 22.88 2.84%
2016 22.25 2.82%
2015 21.64 2.78%
2014 21.05 2.75%
2013 20.49 2.74%
2012 19.94 2.74%
2011 19.41 2.76%
2010 18.89 2.78%
2009 18.38 2.81%
2008 17.87 2.86%
2007 17.38 2.94%
2006 16.88 3.03%
2005 16.38 3.13%
2004 15.89 3.21%
2003 15.39 3.31%
2002 14.90 3.42%
2001 14.41 3.54%
2000 13.91 3.73%
1999 13.41 3.87%
1998 12.91 3.77%
1997 12.45 3.30%
1996 12.05 2.55%
1995 11.75 1.61%
1994 11.56 0.78%
1993 11.47 0.28%
1992 11.44 0.29%
1991 11.41 0.68%
1990 11.33 1.29%
1989 11.19 1.83%
1988 10.99 2.08%
1987 10.76 1.86%
1986 10.56 1.33%
1985 10.43 0.51%
1984 10.37 -0.06%
1983 10.38 0.16%
1982 10.36 1.49%
1981 10.21 3.66%
1980 9.85 6.59%
1979 9.24 9.63%
1978 8.43 11.93%
1977 7.53 12.23%
1976 6.71 10.27%
1975 6.09 6.81%
1974 5.70 3.43%
1973 5.51 0.94%
1972 5.46 0.21%
1971 5.45 0.81%
1970 5.40 1.71%
1969 5.31 2.23%
1968 5.20 2.63%
1967 5.06 2.68%
1966 4.93 2.45%
1965 4.81 2.24%
1964 4.71 2.20%
1963 4.61 2.17%
1962 4.51 2.14%
1961 4.41 2.11%
1960 4.32 2.09%
1959 4.23 2.06%
1958 4.15 2.04%
1957 4.07 2.01%
1956 3.98 1.99%
1955 3.91 1.96%
1954 3.83 1.94%
1953 3.76 1.92%
1952 3.69 1.92%
1951 3.62 1.93%
1950 3.55 0.00%