Population Density rose 1.03 % to 23.3 km per capita in Sweden in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Sweden | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 23.3 km per capita in 2015 in Sweden, according to Faostat. This is 1.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Sweden reached an all time high of 23.6 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 18.3 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Sweden's main peers, population density in Denmark amounted to 132 km per capita, 17.8 km per capita in Finland, 13.7 km per capita in Norway and 8.74 km per capita in Russia in 2015.

Sweden has been ranked 143rd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia km per capita 2.82 2.87 2.91 2.96 3.01
China km per capita 142 142 143 144 145
Denmark km per capita 130 131 131 132 132
Finland km per capita 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9
Germany km per capita 235 235 235 231 231
Iceland km per capita 3.18 3.17 3.18 3.20 3.23
Indonesia km per capita 131 133 135 136 138
Japan km per capita 351 351 351 350 349
Netherlands km per capita 490 493 495 497 498
New Zealand km per capita 16.3 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.9
Norway km per capita 13.2 13.4 13.6 13.7 13.9
Papua New Guinea km per capita 14.8 15.1 15.5 15.8 16.2
Russia km per capita 8.67 8.69 8.73 8.74 8.76
Sweden km per capita 22.7 22.9 23.0 23.4 23.6
USA km per capita 33.5 33.8 34.1 34.3 34.6