Zimbabwe Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Zimbabwe population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Zimbabwe in 2022 is 41.77 people per square kilometer, a 2.04% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2021 was 40.93 people per square kilometer, a 2.07% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 40.10 people per square kilometer, a 2.05% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 39.29 people per square kilometer, a 2.01% 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 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 41.77 2.04%
2021 40.93 2.07%
2020 40.10 2.05%
2019 39.29 2.01%
2018 38.52 2.04%
2017 37.75 2.06%
2016 36.99 2.10%
2015 36.22 2.16%
2014 35.46 2.22%
2013 34.69 2.19%
2012 33.95 1.84%
2011 33.33 1.45%
2010 32.86 1.26%
2009 32.45 1.03%
2008 32.12 0.80%
2007 31.86 0.97%
2006 31.56 0.86%
2005 31.28 0.53%
2004 31.12 0.70%
2003 30.90 0.76%
2002 30.67 0.62%
2001 30.48 0.64%
2000 30.29 1.01%
1999 29.98 1.46%
1998 29.55 1.64%
1997 29.08 1.65%
1996 28.61 1.67%
1995 28.14 1.25%
1994 27.79 0.59%
1993 27.63 1.44%
1992 27.23 2.54%
1991 26.56 2.61%
1990 25.88 2.72%
1989 25.20 2.90%
1988 24.49 3.14%
1987 23.74 3.28%
1986 22.99 3.37%
1985 22.24 3.48%
1984 21.49 3.60%
1983 20.75 3.88%
1982 19.97 3.96%
1981 19.21 6.48%
1980 18.04 5.92%
1979 17.03 1.63%
1978 16.76 1.49%
1977 16.51 2.62%
1976 16.09 3.14%
1975 15.60 3.28%
1974 15.11 3.34%
1973 14.62 3.25%
1972 14.16 3.16%
1971 13.73 3.08%
1970 13.31 3.15%
1969 12.91 3.23%
1968 12.50 3.20%
1967 12.12 3.19%
1966 11.74 3.18%
1965 11.38 3.17%
1964 11.03 3.17%
1963 10.69 3.16%
1962 10.36 3.15%
1961 10.05 3.14%
1960 9.74 3.13%
1959 9.44 3.13%
1958 9.16 3.12%
1957 8.88 3.12%
1956 8.61 3.12%
1955 8.35 3.13%
1954 8.10 3.15%
1953 7.85 3.17%
1952 7.61 3.19%
1951 7.37 3.24%
1950 7.14 0.00%