Population density (Predominantly rural regions)

Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2013, Liechtenstein ranked the highest in population density (predominantly rural regions) with 237 people per km2 followed by Netherlands and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 1.20 people per km2, Norway with 6.80 people per km2 and Sweden with 8.60 people per km2.

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Country Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Austria people per km2 ...                 ...   ...     ...     57.3 57.4 57.4 57.3 57.3    
Belgium people per km2 ...                                 89.8 90.5 91.2 92.2 93.3    
Bulgaria people per km2 ...                                 48.8 48.1 47.5 47.7 47.2    
Croatia people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...             55.1 55.0 54.8 54.5 54.1    
Czech Republic people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...               92.0 92.5 92.8 92.8 92.8    
Denmark people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...   73.4 73.7 73.7 73.6 74.1    
Estonia people per km2                                   17.6 17.5 17.4 17.2 17.0    
Finland people per km2                                   8.70 8.70 8.80 8.80 8.80    
France people per km2                                   56.3 56.6 56.9 57.1 57.3    
Germany people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.5 98.9 98.3 97.8 97.4 ... ...
Hungary people per km2                                   77.4 76.9 76.4 75.9 75.4    
Iceland people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                   1.10 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20    
Ireland people per km2                                   46.9 48.0 48.6 48.9 49.1    
Italy people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 88.0 88.5 88.7 88.7 88.7    
Latvia people per km2                                   21.4 21.1 20.6 20.1 19.6    
Liechtenstein people per km2                                   226 227 229 231 233    
Lithuania people per km2 ... ... ... ... ...                         34.3 33.7 33.1 32.3 31.3    
Macedonia people per km2 ... ... ... ...                           62.8 62.9 63.0 63.1 63.2    
Netherlands people per km2                                   147 146 146 146 145    
Norway people per km2                                   6.50 6.50 6.60 6.60 6.70    
Poland people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 84.3 84.2 84.1    
Portugal people per km2                                   48.8 48.6 48.5 48.3 48.0    
Romania people per km2                                   72.4 72.2 72.0 71.6 71.3    
Slovakia people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                     93.8 93.9 94.0 94.0 94.1    
Slovenia people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ...                     76.2 75.8 76.1 76.2 76.2    
Spain people per km2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 23.0 23.4 23.5 23.5 23.5    
Sweden people per km2 ... ...                               8.50 8.50 8.50 8.50 8.50    
Switzerland people per km2                                   55.1 55.8 56.6 57.2 58.0    
Turkey people per km2 ...                                 ... 45.9 46.3 46.6 47.0