List of countries by real population density based on food growing capacity

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This is a list of countries ordered by physiological density.

Ranking[edit]

Rank Country Population
(July 2017 est.)[1]
Land Area
(km²)[2]
Population Density
(pop per km² 2017)
% of arable land
(2005 est.)[3][4]
Arable Land
(hectares 2015)[5]
Real Population Density 2015
(Arable land (hectares per person))[6]
001  Singapore 5,612,253 682.7 7,916 1.47% 560 0.000
-  Hong Kong S.A.R. (PRC) 7,391,700 1,042 7,040 5.05% 3,100 0.000
002  Bahrain 1,492,584 665 1,936 2.82% 1,600 0.001
003  Djibouti 956,985 22,980 41 0.04% 2,000 0.002
003  Kuwait 4,136,528 17,820 232 0.84% 7,700 0.002
003  Seychelles 95,843 455 208 2.17% 150 0.002
-  Cayman Islands (UK) 61,559 262 256 3.85% 200 0.003
006  United Arab Emirates 9,400,145 82,880 112 0.77% 37,500 0.004
-  Bermuda (UK) 65,441 53.3 1,309 20.00% 300 0.005
007  Qatar 2,639,211 11,437 227 1.64% 13,100 0.005
-  Guam (US) 164,229 541.3 304 3.64% 1,000 0.006
008  Oman 4,636,262 212,460 15 0.12% 38,000 0.009
-  U.S. Virgin Islands (US) 107,268 346 306 5.71% 1,000 0.009
-  French Polynesia (France) 283,007 3,660 77 0.75% 2,500 0.009
009  Maldives 436,330 300 1,454 13.33% 3,900 0.009
010  Andorra 76,965 468 164 2.13% 810 0.010
011  Brunei 428,697 5,270 81 2.08% 5,000 0.012
012  Montenegro 622,471 13,810 46 17.20% 8,700 0.014
013  Saint Lucia 178,844 606 293 6.45% 3,000 0.017
-  Puerto Rico (US) 3,337,177 8,870 376 3.69% 61,000 0.018
-  Northern Mariana Islands (US) 55,144 477 120 13.04% 1,000 0.018
014  Kiribati 116,398 811 144 2.74% 2,000 0.018
015  Trinidad and Tobago 1,369,125 5,128 267 14.62% 25,000 0.018
-  Aruba (Netherlands) 105,264 193 585 10.53% 2,000 0.019
016  Federated States of Micronesia 105,544 702 151 5.71% 2,000 0.019
017  The Bahamas 395,361 10,070 39 0.58% 8,000 0.020
017  Malta 465,292 316 1,454 31.25% 8,970 0.020
-  New Caledonia (France) 280,460 18,575 15 0.32% 6,240 0.023
019  Lebanon 6,082,357 10,452 595 16.35% 132,000 0.023
020  Jordan 9,702,353 91,971 109 3.32% 228,200 0.025
021  Grenada 107,825 344 317 5.88% 3,000 0.028
022  North Korea 25,490,965 120,410 212 22.40% 1,464,500 0.029
022  South Korea 51,466,201 98,190 528 16.58% 1,464,500 0.029
-  Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 35,446 430 37 2.33% 1,000 0.029
024  San Marino 33,400 61.2 557 16.67% 1,000 0.030
025  Egypt 97,553,151 995,450 98 2.92% 2,895,860 0.031
025  Malaysia 31,624,264 328,550 96 5.46% 954,000 0.031
-  British Virgin Islands (UK) 31,196 153 208 20.00% 1,000 0.033
027  Japan 126,785,797 374,744 348 11.64% 4,201,000 0.033
028  Taiwan 22,701,079 32,260 704 24.00% 410,000 0.034
028  Solomon Islands 611,343 27,540 22 0.62% 20,000 0.034
030  Israel 8,712,400 20,330 403 15.45% 297,200 0.035
030  Colombia 49,065,615 1,038,700 44 2.01% 1,688,600 0.035
032  Marshall Islands 53,127 181.3 295 11.11% 2,000 0.038
032  Papua New Guinea 8,251,162 452,860 18 0.49% 300,000 0.038
034  Barbados 285,719 431 664 37.21% 11,000 0.039
035  Antigua and Barbuda 102,012 442.6 232 18.18% 4,000 0.040
036  Samoa 196,440 2,934 69 21.13% 8,000 0.041
037  Jamaica 2,890,299 10,831 267 15.83% 120,000 0.042
038  Sao Tome and Principe 204,327 1,001 213 8.33% 8,700 0.044
039  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109,897 389 282 17.95% 5,000 0.046
039  Yemen 28,250,420 527,970 54 2.91% 1,248,000 0.046
041  Palau 21,729 458 47 8.70% 1,000 0.047
042  Bangladesh 164,669,751 133,910 1,265 55.39% 7,764,210 0.048
042  Costa Rica 4,905,769 50,660 96 4.40% 232,000 0.048
042   Switzerland 8,466,017 39,770 214 9.91 398,300 0.048
-  American Samoa (US) 55,641 199 278 10.00% 3,000 0.054
045  Philippines 104,918,090 300,000 352 19% 5,590,000 0.055
046  Guatemala 16,913,503 108,430 158 13.22% 933,800 0.057
047  Liechtenstein 37,922 160 237 25% 2,160 0.058
048  Mauritius 1,264,613 2,030 623 49.02% 74,000 0.059
-  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 49,290 1,399 35 2.14% 3,000 0.061
049  Netherlands 17,132,854 33,883 509 21.96% 1,033,000 0.061
050  Sri Lanka 21,444,000 64,740 342 13.96% 1,300,000 0.062
051  Ecuador 16,624,858 276,840 67 5.71% 1,067,400 0.066
052  Belgium 11,372,068 30,278 376 27.42% 829,500 0.074
052  Chile 18,054,726 748,800 24 2.62% 1,313,000 0.074
052    Nepal 29,304,998 143,350 204 16.07% 2,113,700 0.074
055  Vietnam 95,540,800 325,360 308 20.14% 6,998,000 0.075
056  Dominican Republic 10,766,998 48,380 223 22.49% 800,000 0.076
056  Vanuatu 276,244 12,200 23 1.64% 20,000 0.076
058  Somalia 14,742,523 627,337 24 1.64% 1,100,000 0.079
059  Dominica 73,925 754 99 6.67% 6,000 0.082
060  Comoros 813,912 2,170 437 35.87% 65,000 0.084
061  Cyprus 1,179,551 9,240 128 10.81% 98,900 0.085
061  Tajikistan 8,921,343 142,700 64 6.52% 730,000 0.085
063  China 1,386,395,000 9,326,410 148 14.86% 119,000,000 0.087
063  Venezuela 31,977,065 882,050 36 2.85% 2,700,000 0.087
065  Slovenia 2,066,748 20,151 103 8.53% 184,050 0.089
066  Indonesia 263,991,379 1,826,440 146 11.03% 23,500,000 0.091
067  Saint Kitts and Nevis 55,345 261 213 19.44% 5,000 0.092
067  United Kingdom 66,022,273 241,590 273 23.23% 6,011,000 0.092
069  Democratic Republic of the Congo 81,339,988 2,267,600 36 2.86% 7,100,000 0.093
070  Cape Verde 546,388 4,033 136 11.41% 50,000 0.094
071  Rwanda 12,208,407 24,948 495 45.56% 1,151,700 0.099
072  Haiti 10,981,229 27,560 398 28.11% 1,070,000 0.100
073  Equatorial Guinea 1,267,689 28,051 45 4.63% 120,000 0.102
074  Mauritania 4,420,184 1,030,400 4 0.20% 450,000 0.108
075  Italy 60,551,416 294,020 206 26.41% 6,601,000 0.109
075  Portugal 10,293,718 91,951 112 17.29% 1,132,380 0.109
077  Republic of the Congo 5,260,750 341,500 15 1.45% 550,000 0.110
078  Luxembourg 599,449 2,586 231 23.94% 62,800 0.110
079  Liberia 4,731,906 96,320 49 3.43% 500,000 0.111
079  Saudi Arabia 32,938,213 1,960,582 15 1.67% 3,502,000 0.111
081  Honduras 9,265,067 111,890 83 9.53% 1,020,000 0.114
082  Suriname 563,402 161,470 4 0.36% 65,000 0.117
083  Burundi 10,864,245 25,650 423 35.57% 1,200,000 0.118
084  El Salvador 6,377,853 20,720 308 31.37% 750,000 0.119
085  India 1,339,180,130 2,973,190 450 48.83% 156,463,000 0.120
086  Georgia 3,717,100 69,700 65 11.51% 448,000 0.121
087  Kenya 49,699,862 569,250 87 8.01% 5,800,000 0.123
088  Côte d'Ivoire 24,294,750 318,000 76 10.23% 2,900,000 0.125
088  East Timor 1,296,311 15,007 87 8.20% 155,000 0.125
088  Lesotho 2,233,339 30,355 74 10.87% 272,300 0.125
091  Bhutan 807,610 47,000 21 2.30% 100,200 0.127
092  New Zealand 4,793,900 268,021 18 5.54% 590,000 0.128
093  Peru 32,165,485 1,280,000 25 2.88% 4,151,600 0.132
094  Swaziland 1,367,254 17,203 79 10.25% 175,000 0.133
095  Iraq 38,274,618 432,162 88 13.12% 5,034,000 0.139
096  Uzbekistan 32,387,200 425,400 76 10.51% 4,400,000 0.141
097  Panama 4,098,587 75,990 55 7.26% 563,000 0.142
098  Madagascar 25,570,895 581,540 44 5.03% 3,500,000 0.144
099  Germany 82,695,000 349,223 237 33.13% 11,849,000 0.145
100  Ethiopia 104,957,438 1,119,683 105 10.01% 15,119,000 0.151
101  Armenia 2,930,450 28,400 103 16.78% 446,700 0.153
102  Eritrea 4,669,638 121,320 44 4.78% 690,000 0.154
103  Norway 5,282,223 307,860 14 2.70% 805,600 0.155
104  Austria 8,809,212 82,444 107 16.59% 1,346,100 0.156
105  Pakistan 197,015,955 778,720 256 24.44% 30,440,000 0.161
106  Gabon 2,025,137 257,667 8 1.21% 325,000 0.168
107  Guinea-Bissau 1,861,283 28,000 66 8.31% 300,000 0.169
107  Tonga 108,020 718 150 20% 18,000 0.169
109  Ghana 28,833,629 230,940 127 17.54% 4,700,000 0.170
110  Uganda 42,862,958 199,710 214 21.57% 6,900,000 0.172
111  Angola 29,784,193 1,246,700 24 2.65% 4,900,000 0.176
112  Botswana 2,291,661 585,370 4 0.65% 399,000 0.181
113  Mexico 129,163,276 1,923,040 66 12.66% 22,913,100 0.182
114  Fiji 905,502 18,270 50 10.95% 165,000 0.185
114  Iran 81,162,788 1,636,000 50 9.78% 14,687,000 0.185
116  Algeria 41,318,142 2,381,740 17 3.17% 7,462,100 0.187
117  Nigeria 190,886,311 910,768 210 33.02% 34,000,000 0.188
118  Mongolia 3,075,647 1,564,116 2 0.76% 567,200 0.191
-  World 7,530,360,150 148,940,000 58 13.31% 13,958,000,000 0.194
119  Macedonia 2,083,160 24,856 83 22.01% 415,000 0.200
120  Azerbaijan 9,862,429 86,100 119 20.62% 1,937,700 0.201
120  Croatia 4,125,700 56,414 74 25.82% 844,100 0.201
122  Mozambique 29,668,834 784,090 38 5.43% 5,650,000 0.202
123  Greece 10,760,421 130,800 83 20.45% 2,224,000 0.206
124  Myanmar 53,370,609 657,740 82 14.92% 10,879,000 0.208
125  Albania 2,873,457 27,398 105 20.10% 615,100 0.214
125  Senegal 15,850,567 192,000 82 12.51% 3,200,000 0.214
127  Kyrgyzstan 6,201,500 191,300 32 6.55% 1,280,600 0.215
128  Malawi 18,622,104 94,080 198 20.68% 3,800,000 0.216
129  Belize 374,681 22,806 16 3.05% 78,000 0.217
130  Ireland 4,813,608 68,890 70 16.82% 1,029,000 0.219
130  Sierra Leone 7,557,212 71,620 105 7.95% 1,584,000 0.219
132  The Gambia 2,100,568 10,000 208 27.88% 440,000 0.222
133  South Africa 56,717,156 1,219,912 47 12.10% 12,500,000 0.226
134  Laos 6,858,160 230,800 30 4.01% 1,525,000 0.229
135  Afghanistan 35,530,081 647,500 54 12.13% 7,765,000 0.230
136  Morocco 35,739,580 446,300 80 19% 8,130,000 0.234
137  Zambia 17,094,130 740,724 23 6.99% 3,800,000 0.236
138  Cambodia 16,005,373 176,520 91 20.44% 3,800,000 0.245
138  Thailand 69,037,513 511,770 135 27.54% 16,810,000 0.245
140  Nicaragua 6,217,581 120,254 52 14.81% 1,504,000 0.247
141  Syria 18,269,868 184,050 99 24.80% 4,662,000 0.249
142  Tanzania 57,310,019 886,037 65 4.23% 13,500,000 0.251
143  Zimbabwe 16,529,904 386,670 43 8.24% 4,000,000 0.254
144  Benin 11,175,692 110,620 99 23.53% 2,700,000 0.255
145  Slovakia 5,439,892 48,800 113 29.23% 1,382,500 0.255
145  Guinea 12,717,176 245,857 52 4.47% 3,100,000 0.256
147  Tunisia 11,532,127 155,360 74 17.05% 2,900,000 0.257
148  Cuba 11,484,636 110,860 110 27.63% 3,013,700 0.263
148  Sweden 10,067,744 410,934 25 5.93% 2,581,000 0.263
150  Turkey 80,745,020 770,760 105 29.81% 20,645,000 0.264
151  Spain 46,572,028 499,542 93 27.18% 12,338,000 0.266
152  Cameroon 24,053,727 469,440 51 12.54% 6,200,000 0.272
153  Libya 6,374,616 1,759,540 4 1.03% 1,720,000 0.276
154  France 67,118,648 545,630 123 33.46% 18,478,700 0.277
-  Isle of Man (UK) 84,287 572 148 9% 23,200 0.279
155  Poland 37,975,841 304,465 124 40.25% 10,887,000 0.287
156  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,507,017 51,129 68 19.61% 1,029,000 0.291
157  Czech Republic 10,591,323 77,276 137 38.82% 3,136,000 0.297
158  Namibia 2,533,794 825,418 3 0.99% 800,000 0.330
159  Burkina Faso 19,193,382 273,800 70 17.66% 6,000,000 0.331
160  Turkmenistan 5,758,075 488,100 12 4.51% 1,940,000 0.349
161  Chad 14,899,994 1,259,200 12 2.80% 4,900,000 0.350
162  Togo 7,797,694 54,385 143 44.20% 2,650,000 0.357
163  Serbia 7,022,268 88,360 80 33.18% 2,591,000 0.365
164  Iceland 341,284 100,250 3 0.07% 121,000 0.366
165  Mali 18,541,980 1,220,000 15 3.76% 6,411,000 0.367
166  Sudan 40,533,330 1,879,358 23 8.34% 19,823,160 0.387
167  Brazil 209,288,278 8,456,510 25 6.93% 80,017,000 0.389
168  Central African Republic 4,659,080 622,984 7 3.10% 1,800,000 0.396
169  Finland 5,511,303 304,473 18 6.54% 2,242,300 0.409
170  Denmark 5,769,603 42,394 137 52.59% 2,351,000 0.414
171  Bolivia 11,051,600 1,084,390 10 2.78% 4,472,500 0.417
172  Romania 19,586,539 230,340 85 39.49% 8,757,000 0.442
173  Hungary 9,781,127 92,340 108 49.58% 4,412,200 0.448
174  United States 325,719,178 9,161,923 36 18.01% 152,262,500 0.474
175  Bulgaria 7,075,991 110,550 65 29.94% 3,509,700 0.489
176  Estonia 1,315,480 45,339 31 12.05% 669,700 0.509
177  Moldova 3,549,750 33,371 124 54.52% 1,822,900 0.513
178  Guyana 777,859 196,850 4 2.23% 420,000 0.547
179  Belarus 9,507,875 207,600 47 26.77% 5,685,000 0.599
180  Latvia 1,940,740 64,589 31 28.19% 1,229,800 0.622
181  Uruguay 3,456,750 173,620 20 7.77% 2,410,600 0.702
182  Ukraine 44,831,159 603,700 77 53.80% 32,541,300 0.721
183  Paraguay 6,811,297 397,300 17 7.47% 4,800,000 0.723
184  Lithuania 2,827,721 65,300 45 44.81% 2,173,100 0.748
185  Niger 21,477,348 1,266,700 17 11.43% 16,800,000 0.844
186  Russia 144,495,044 16,995,800 9 7.17% 123,121,820 0.854
187  Argentina 44,271,041 2,736,690 16 10.03% 39,200,000 0.903
188  Canada 36,708,083 9,093,507 4 4.57% 43,606,400 1.217
189  Kazakhstan 18,037,646 2,669,800 7 8.28% 29,395,000 1.676
190  Australia 24,598,933 7,617,930 3 6.15% 46,126,000 1.934
191  Monaco 38,695 1.95 19,348 0% 0 -
-  Macau S.A.R. (PRC) 622,567 28.2 20,547 0% 0 -
-  Gibraltar (UK) 34,571 6.5 3,457 0% 0 -
192   Vatican City 921 0.44 2,093 0% 0 -
-  Jersey (UK) 90,812 116 783 0% 0 -
193  Nauru 13,649 21 682 0% 0 -
194  Tuvalu 11,192 26 373 0% 0 -
-  Montserrat (UK) 9,341 102 92 0% 0
195  South Sudan 12,575,714 644,330 20 - - -
-  Tokelau (New Zealand) 1,405 10 141 0% 0 -
-  Anguilla (UK) 13,116 102 129 0% 0 -
-  Niue [7] 2,166 260 8 0% 0 -
-  Norfolk Island (Australia) 1,828 34.6 3 0% 0 -
-  Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 628 14 3 0% 0 -
-  Christmas Island (Australia) 361 135 3 0% 0 -
-  Falkland Islands (UK) 2,967 12,173 0.2 0% 0 -
-  Svalbard (Norway) 2,701 62,049 0.04 0% 0 -
-  Greenland (Denmark) 56,375 2,166,086 0.03 0% 0 -

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Worldbank: Population".
  2. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2147rank.html
  3. ^ http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.ARBL.ZS
  4. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2097.html
  5. ^ "Worldbank: Arable land (hectares)".
  6. ^ "Worldbank: Arable land (hectares per person)".
  7. ^ Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand

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