Population density reached 49.8 km per capita in 2015 in Nicaragua, according to Faostat. This is 1.46 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, population density in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 50.5 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 15.2 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, population density in Costa Rica amounted to 94.1 km per capita, 304 km per capita in El Salvador, 70.9 km per capita in Honduras and 62.2 km per capita in Mexico in 2015.
Nicaragua has been ranked 114th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.