Population Density rose 1.46 % to 49.8 km per capita in Nicaragua in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Nicaragua | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 49.8 km per capita in 2015 in Nicaragua, according to Faostat. This is 1.46 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 50.5 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 15.2 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, population density in Costa Rica amounted to 94.1 km per capita, 304 km per capita in El Salvador, 70.9 km per capita in Honduras and 62.2 km per capita in Mexico in 2015.

Nicaragua has been ranked 114th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belize km per capita 13.2 13.5 13.9 14.2 14.6
Costa Rica km per capita 90.1 91.5 92.8 94.1 95.4
El Salvador km per capita 298 300 302 304 306
Guatemala km per capita 131 134 137 141 144
Honduras km per capita 66.8 68.1 69.5 70.9 72.4
Mexico km per capita 59.9 60.6 61.4 62.2 62.9
Nicaragua km per capita 47.7 48.4 49.1 49.8 50.5
Panama km per capita 48.6 49.5 50.3 51.1 52.0
USA km per capita 33.5 33.8 34.1 34.3 34.6