Population density reached 1,729 km per capita in 2015 in Bahrain, according to Faostat. This is 2.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, population density in Bahrain reached an all time high of 1,753 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 243 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, population density in Iran amounted to 75.0 km per capita, 182 km per capita in Kuwait, 176 km per capita in Qatar and 13.2 km per capita in Saudi Arabia in 2015.
Bahrain has been ranked 5th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.