Population Density rose 0.534 % to 206 km per capita in Dem. People's Republic of Korea in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Dem. People's Republic of Korea | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 206 km per capita in 2015 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to Faostat. This is 0.534 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 207 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 96.9 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Dem. People's Republic of Korea's main peers, population density in China amounted to 144 km per capita, 350 km per capita in Japan, 514 km per capita in South Korea and 286 km per capita in Vietnam in 2015.

Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 35th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Cambodia km per capita 80.1 81.4 82.7 84.2 85.7
China km per capita 142 142 143 144 145
Dem. People's Republic of Korea km per capita 202 203 205 206 207
India km per capita 400 405 411 416 421
Japan km per capita 351 351 351 350 349
Laos km per capita 27.2 27.7 28.3 28.8 29.3
Russia km per capita 8.67 8.69 8.73 8.74 8.76
South Korea km per capita 507 508 512 514 516
Thailand km per capita 130 130 130 131 131
USA km per capita 33.5 33.8 34.1 34.3 34.6
Vietnam km per capita 277 280 283 286 289