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.