Population Density rose 1.89 % to 13.2 km per capita in Saudi Arabia in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Saudi Arabia | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 13.2 km per capita in 2015 in Saudi Arabia, according to Faostat. This is 1.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 13.4 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 1.96 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, population density in Iraq amounted to 46.9 km per capita, 71.2 km per capita in Jordan, 110 km per capita in United Arab Emirates and 45.2 km per capita in Yemen in 2015.

Saudi Arabia has been ranked 159th 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
Bahrain km per capita 1,568 1,647 1,701 1,734 1,753
Djibouti km per capita 35.5 36.0 36.5 37.1 37.7
Eritrea km per capita 55.0 56.8 58.7 60.7 62.7
Iran km per capita 69.4 71.3 73.1 75.0 76.9
Iraq km per capita 45.2 45.7 46.3 46.9 47.6
Israel km per capita 346 352 359 366 372
Jordan km per capita 66.6 68.1 69.6 71.2 72.8
Kuwait km per capita 160 168 175 182 189
Oman km per capita 8.60 9.06 9.77 10.7 11.7
Qatar km per capita 135 151 165 177 187
Saudi Arabia km per capita 12.5 12.7 12.9 13.2 13.4
Syria km per capita 115 117 120 122 124
United Arab Emirates km per capita 92.3 101 107 110 112
Yemen km per capita 42.1 43.1 44.1 45.2 46.2