Uruguay Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Uruguay population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Uruguay in 2023 is 19.43 people per square kilometer, a 0.01% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2022 was 19.42 people per square kilometer, a 0.1% decline from 2021.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2021 was 19.44 people per square kilometer, a 0.08% decline from 2020.
  • The population density of Uruguay in 2020 was 19.46 people per square kilometer, a 0.02% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Uruguay - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 19.43 0.01%
2022 19.42 -0.10%
2021 19.44 -0.08%
2020 19.46 0.02%
2019 19.46 0.04%
2018 19.45 0.14%
2017 19.42 0.25%
2016 19.37 0.32%
2015 19.31 0.33%
2014 19.25 0.31%
2013 19.19 0.30%
2012 19.13 0.28%
2011 19.08 0.27%
2010 19.03 0.25%
2009 18.98 0.24%
2008 18.93 0.22%
2007 18.89 0.19%
2006 18.85 0.14%
2005 18.83 0.12%
2004 18.80 0.11%
2003 18.78 0.11%
2002 18.76 0.17%
2001 18.73 0.26%
2000 18.68 0.40%
1999 18.61 0.50%
1998 18.51 0.54%
1997 18.41 0.57%
1996 18.31 0.57%
1995 18.21 0.58%
1994 18.10 0.57%
1993 18.00 0.57%
1992 17.90 0.59%
1991 17.79 0.59%
1990 17.69 0.62%
1989 17.58 0.65%
1988 17.47 0.62%
1987 17.36 0.58%
1986 17.26 0.56%
1985 17.16 0.53%
1984 17.07 0.50%
1983 16.99 0.47%
1982 16.91 0.44%
1981 16.83 0.42%
1980 16.76 0.44%
1979 16.69 0.51%
1978 16.60 0.57%
1977 16.51 0.63%
1976 16.41 0.67%
1975 16.30 0.64%
1974 16.19 0.59%
1973 16.10 0.56%
1972 16.01 0.56%
1971 15.92 0.55%
1970 15.83 0.59%
1969 15.74 0.71%
1968 15.63 0.83%
1967 15.50 0.92%
1966 15.36 0.99%
1965 15.21 1.06%
1964 15.05 1.12%
1963 14.88 1.18%
1962 14.71 1.22%
1961 14.53 1.27%
1960 14.35 1.32%
1959 14.17 1.35%
1958 13.98 1.36%
1957 13.79 1.35%
1956 13.60 1.32%
1955 13.43 1.29%
1954 13.26 1.24%
1953 13.09 1.18%
1952 12.94 1.09%
1951 12.80 0.98%
1950 12.68 0.00%