List of Chinese administrative divisions by population density
This articles lists of the first-level administrative divisions of People's Republic of China (P.R.C.), including all provinces, autonomous regions, special administrative regions, and municipalities, in order of their population density at the end of 2004.
The nation’s overall population density was 135 persons per square kilometer in 2003.
The most densely populated provinces are in the east: Jiangsu (712 persons per square kilometer), Shandong (587 persons per square kilometer), and Henan (546 persons per square kilometer). Shanghai was the most densely populated municipality at 2,646 persons per square kilometer. The least densely populated areas are in the west, with the Tibet Autonomous Region having the lowest density at only 2 persons per square kilometer.
|2||Hong Kong S.A.R.||6,380|
- Mainland China figures: Calculated by dividing figures in List of China administrative divisions by population by figures in List of China administrative divisions by area
- Hong Kong figures: Census and Statistics Department, Government of Hong Kong SAR (retrieved February 11, 2006)
- Macau figures: Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macau SAR (retrieved February 11, 2006)
- National Bureau of Statistics