Yemen Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Yemen population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Yemen in 2022 is 59.01 people per square kilometer, a 2.18% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2021 was 57.75 people per square kilometer, a 2.23% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2020 was 56.49 people per square kilometer, a 2.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Yemen in 2019 was 55.23 people per square kilometer, a 2.33% 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
Yemen - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 59.01 2.18%
2021 57.75 2.23%
2020 56.49 2.28%
2019 55.23 2.33%
2018 53.98 2.39%
2017 52.72 2.45%
2016 51.46 2.53%
2015 50.19 2.61%
2014 48.91 2.69%
2013 47.63 2.75%
2012 46.35 2.80%
2011 45.09 2.82%
2010 43.86 2.84%
2009 42.65 2.85%
2008 41.46 2.86%
2007 40.31 2.88%
2006 39.18 2.89%
2005 38.08 2.90%
2004 37.01 2.92%
2003 35.96 2.93%
2002 34.93 2.93%
2001 33.94 2.93%
2000 32.97 2.88%
1999 32.05 2.86%
1998 31.16 2.97%
1997 30.26 3.27%
1996 29.30 3.73%
1995 28.25 4.31%
1994 27.08 4.87%
1993 25.82 5.25%
1992 24.54 5.30%
1991 23.30 5.06%
1990 22.18 4.65%
1989 21.19 4.27%
1988 20.32 3.96%
1987 19.55 3.83%
1986 18.83 3.85%
1985 18.13 3.90%
1984 17.45 3.88%
1983 16.80 3.84%
1982 16.18 3.76%
1981 15.59 3.65%
1980 15.04 3.55%
1979 14.53 3.45%
1978 14.04 3.28%
1977 13.60 3.02%
1976 13.20 2.70%
1975 12.85 2.33%
1974 12.56 1.99%
1973 12.31 1.73%
1972 12.10 1.59%
1971 11.91 1.57%
1970 11.73 1.58%
1969 11.55 1.59%
1968 11.37 1.59%
1967 11.19 1.58%
1966 11.02 1.55%
1965 10.85 1.53%
1964 10.69 1.53%
1963 10.52 1.52%
1962 10.37 1.50%
1961 10.21 1.46%
1960 10.07 1.42%
1959 9.93 1.39%
1958 9.79 1.36%
1957 9.66 1.34%
1956 9.53 1.33%
1955 9.41 1.32%
1954 9.28 1.31%
1953 9.16 1.29%
1952 9.05 1.25%
1951 8.93 1.20%
1950 8.83 0.00%