Population Density rose 2.89 % to 16.3 km per capita in Somalia in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Somalia | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 16.3 km per capita in 2015 in Somalia, according to Faostat. This is 2.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Somalia reached an all time high of 16.7 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 4.49 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Somalia's main peers, population density in Djibouti amounted to 37.1 km per capita, 91.7 km per capita in Ethiopia, 75.9 km per capita in Kenya and 45.2 km per capita in Yemen in 2015.

Somalia has been ranked 152nd 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
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
Ethiopia km per capita 84.8 87.1 89.4 91.7 94.1
Kenya km per capita 70.0 71.9 73.8 75.9 77.9
Oman km per capita 8.60 9.06 9.77 10.7 11.7
Saudi Arabia km per capita 12.5 12.7 12.9 13.2 13.4
Somalia km per capita 15.0 15.4 15.8 16.3 16.7
Sudan km per capita 18.7 19.2 19.7 20.2 20.7
Tanzania km per capita 49.3 50.8 52.3 53.9 55.6
Uganda km per capita 164 170 176 182 188
Yemen km per capita 42.1 43.1 44.1 45.2 46.2