Population Density rose 1.89 % to 16.2 km per capita in Algeria in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Algeria | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 16.2 km per capita in 2015 in Algeria, according to Faostat. This is 1.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Algeria reached an all time high of 16.5 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 4.85 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Algeria's main peers, population density in Libya amounted to 3.50 km per capita, 72.9 km per capita in Morocco, 93.6 km per capita in Spain and 69.4 km per capita in Tunisia in 2015.

Algeria has been ranked 153rd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria km per capita 15.3 15.6 15.9 16.2 16.5
Chad km per capita 9.03 9.31 9.59 9.89 10.2
Egypt km per capita 77.1 78.4 79.8 81.1 82.4
France km per capita 118 119 119 120 120
Italy km per capita 201 202 202 202 205
Libya km per capita 3.39 3.43 3.47 3.50 3.52
Malta km per capita 1,289 1,295 1,301 1,311 1,323
Mauritania km per capita 3.41 3.50 3.59 3.68 3.77
Morocco km per capita 70.1 70.9 71.8 72.9 74.0
Portugal km per capita 115 115 115 115 114
Spain km per capita 92.9 93.4 93.7 93.8 93.5
Tunisia km per capita 67.2 67.9 68.7 69.4 70.1