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 39.23 people per square kilometer, a 1.59% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2021 was 38.62 people per square kilometer, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2020 was 38.04 people per square kilometer, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Zimbabwe in 2019 was 37.48 people per square kilometer, a 1.43% 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
Zimbabwe - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 39.23 1.59%
2021 38.62 1.54%
2020 38.04 1.48%
2019 37.48 1.43%
2018 36.95 1.42%
2017 36.43 1.47%
2016 35.91 1.56%
2015 35.35 1.68%
2014 34.77 1.77%
2013 34.17 1.79%
2012 33.56 1.71%
2011 33.00 1.55%
2010 32.49 1.36%
2009 32.06 1.19%
2008 31.68 1.01%
2007 31.36 0.83%
2006 31.11 0.65%
2005 30.91 0.47%
2004 30.76 0.31%
2003 30.66 0.23%
2002 30.59 0.25%
2001 30.51 0.36%
2000 30.41 0.50%
1999 30.26 0.64%
1998 30.06 0.81%
1997 29.82 0.97%
1996 29.54 1.14%
1995 29.20 1.32%
1994 28.82 1.52%
1993 28.39 1.76%
1992 27.90 2.06%
1991 27.33 2.38%
1990 26.70 2.74%
1989 25.98 3.09%
1988 25.21 3.38%
1987 24.38 3.55%
1986 23.54 3.63%
1985 22.72 3.68%
1984 21.91 3.73%
1983 21.12 3.73%
1982 20.37 3.68%
1981 19.64 3.60%
1980 18.96 3.47%
1979 18.32 3.32%
1978 17.73 3.23%
1977 17.18 3.23%
1976 16.64 3.32%
1975 16.11 3.43%
1974 15.57 3.53%
1973 15.04 3.59%
1972 14.52 3.60%
1971 14.02 3.55%
1970 13.54 3.48%
1969 13.08 3.43%
1968 12.65 3.39%
1967 12.23 3.38%
1966 11.83 3.40%
1965 11.44 3.43%
1964 11.06 3.45%
1963 10.69 3.45%
1962 10.34 3.44%
1961 9.99 3.40%
1960 9.66 3.35%
1959 9.35 3.31%
1958 9.05 3.27%
1957 8.77 3.25%
1956 8.49 3.24%
1955 8.22 3.23%
1954 7.97 3.22%
1953 7.72 3.20%
1952 7.48 3.17%
1951 7.25 3.11%
1950 7.03 0.00%