Population Density rose 0.768 % to 6,798 km per capita in Hong Kong in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Hong Kong | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 6,798 km per capita in 2015 in Hong Kong, according to Faostat. This is 0.768 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 6,845 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 3,106 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, population density in China amounted to 144 km per capita, 7,569 km per capita in Singapore and 286 km per capita in Vietnam in 2015.

Hong Kong has been ranked 4th 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
Hong Kong km per capita 6,641 6,690 6,735 6,814 6,845
India km per capita 400 405 411 416 421
Indonesia km per capita 131 133 135 136 138
Japan km per capita 351 351 351 350 349
Laos km per capita 27.2 27.7 28.3 28.8 29.3
Malaysia km per capita 84.6 86.1 87.5 89.0 90.4
Philippines km per capita 308 313 319 324 330
Russia km per capita 8.67 8.69 8.73 8.74 8.76
Singapore km per capita 7,125 7,252 7,405 7,589 7,713
Taiwan km per capita ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
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