Vietnam Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Vietnam population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Vietnam in 2022 is 296.43 people per square kilometer, a 0.74% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2021 was 294.26 people per square kilometer, a 0.85% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2020 was 291.79 people per square kilometer, a 0.91% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Vietnam in 2019 was 289.15 people per square kilometer, a 0.91% 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
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Vietnam - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 296.43 0.74%
2021 294.26 0.85%
2020 291.79 0.91%
2019 289.15 0.91%
2018 286.55 0.94%
2017 283.89 0.97%
2016 281.15 1.01%
2015 278.33 1.05%
2014 275.44 1.07%
2013 272.52 1.08%
2012 269.61 1.08%
2011 266.73 1.07%
2010 263.90 1.07%
2009 261.10 1.03%
2008 258.42 0.99%
2007 255.90 0.97%
2006 253.45 0.97%
2005 251.01 1.01%
2004 248.50 1.03%
2003 245.98 1.03%
2002 243.46 1.03%
2001 240.97 1.03%
2000 238.51 1.12%
1999 235.86 1.29%
1998 232.85 1.41%
1997 229.62 1.48%
1996 226.27 1.61%
1995 222.68 1.74%
1994 218.88 1.86%
1993 214.89 1.99%
1992 210.70 2.09%
1991 206.38 2.16%
1990 202.01 2.21%
1989 197.65 2.23%
1988 193.33 2.25%
1987 189.09 2.30%
1986 184.83 2.36%
1985 180.57 2.40%
1984 176.33 2.45%
1983 172.12 2.48%
1982 167.96 2.49%
1981 163.88 2.48%
1980 159.91 2.19%
1979 156.48 2.23%
1978 153.07 2.60%
1977 149.20 2.60%
1976 145.41 2.54%
1975 141.80 2.33%
1974 138.57 2.24%
1973 135.53 2.24%
1972 132.55 2.31%
1971 129.57 2.36%
1970 126.59 2.23%
1969 123.83 2.17%
1968 121.20 2.20%
1967 118.60 2.33%
1966 115.90 2.46%
1965 113.11 2.62%
1964 110.22 2.77%
1963 107.26 2.87%
1962 104.26 2.71%
1961 101.51 2.76%
1960 98.78 3.05%
1959 95.86 3.07%
1958 93.00 3.08%
1957 90.22 2.92%
1956 87.66 2.73%
1955 85.33 2.75%
1954 83.05 2.56%
1953 80.97 2.41%
1952 79.07 2.19%
1951 77.37 2.06%
1950 75.81 0.00%