Population Density rose 2.96 % to 71.3 km per capita in Senegal in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Senegal | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 71.3 km per capita in 2015 in Senegal, according to Faostat. This is 2.96 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Senegal reached an all time high of 73.4 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 17.0 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Senegal's main peers, population density in Gambia amounted to 177 km per capita, 46.6 km per capita in Guinea, 12.2 km per capita in Mali and 3.68 km per capita in Mauritania in 2015.

Senegal has been ranked 96th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 6 places above 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
Burkina Faso km per capita 55.2 56.8 58.5 60.2 61.9
Gambia km per capita 161 166 171 177 183
Guinea km per capita 43.1 44.3 45.4 46.6 47.8
Guinea Bissau km per capita 55.2 56.4 57.8 59.2 60.6
Liberia km per capita 39.7 41.1 42.4 43.5 44.6
Mali km per capita 11.1 11.5 11.8 12.2 12.5
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
Niger km per capita 12.1 12.5 13.0 13.5 14.1
Senegal km per capita 65.4 67.3 69.2 71.3 73.4
Sierra Leone km per capita 78.2 79.7 81.3 82.8 84.4