Ethiopia Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Ethiopia population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ethiopia in 2022 is 108.58 people per square kilometer, a 2.57% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2021 was 105.86 people per square kilometer, a 2.64% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2020 was 103.14 people per square kilometer, a 2.69% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Ethiopia in 2019 was 100.44 people per square kilometer, a 2.69% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Rwanda 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Ethiopia - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 108.58 2.57%
2021 105.86 2.64%
2020 103.14 2.69%
2019 100.44 2.69%
2018 97.80 2.71%
2017 95.22 2.76%
2016 92.67 2.75%
2015 90.18 2.73%
2014 87.79 2.74%
2013 85.44 2.79%
2012 83.13 2.87%
2011 80.81 2.89%
2010 78.54 2.86%
2009 76.35 2.84%
2008 74.24 2.88%
2007 72.16 2.89%
2006 70.13 2.87%
2005 68.18 2.88%
2004 66.27 2.91%
2003 64.39 2.95%
2002 62.55 2.98%
2001 60.74 2.96%
2000 58.99 3.00%
1999 57.27 3.07%
1998 55.57 3.11%
1997 53.89 3.18%
1996 52.23 3.26%
1995 50.58 3.34%
1994 48.95 3.40%
1993 47.34 3.42%
1992 45.77 4.15%
1991 43.95 4.30%
1990 42.14 3.64%
1989 40.66 3.78%
1988 39.17 3.87%
1987 37.71 3.37%
1986 36.48 2.90%
1985 35.46 2.76%
1984 34.50 2.53%
1983 33.65 2.75%
1982 32.75 3.89%
1981 31.52 2.50%
1980 30.75 0.54%
1979 30.59 1.46%
1978 30.15 1.67%
1977 29.65 1.91%
1976 29.10 2.51%
1975 28.39 2.43%
1974 27.71 2.59%
1973 27.01 2.69%
1972 26.31 2.72%
1971 25.61 2.80%
1970 24.91 2.83%
1969 24.23 2.81%
1968 23.57 2.79%
1967 22.93 2.66%
1966 22.33 2.63%
1965 21.76 2.72%
1964 21.19 2.66%
1963 20.64 2.61%
1962 20.11 2.56%
1961 19.61 2.49%
1960 19.13 2.41%
1959 18.68 1.97%
1958 18.32 1.55%
1957 18.04 1.85%
1956 17.71 2.15%
1955 17.34 2.13%
1954 16.98 2.12%
1953 16.63 2.14%
1952 16.28 2.19%
1951 15.93 2.21%
1950 15.59 0.00%