Tanzania Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Tanzania population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Tanzania in 2022 is 69.14 people per square kilometer, a 3% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Tanzania in 2021 was 67.13 people per square kilometer, a 3.05% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Tanzania in 2020 was 65.14 people per square kilometer, a 3.06% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Tanzania in 2019 was 63.20 people per square kilometer, a 3.07% 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
Tanzania - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 69.14 3.00%
2021 67.13 3.05%
2020 65.14 3.06%
2019 63.20 3.07%
2018 61.32 3.24%
2017 59.40 3.43%
2016 57.43 3.54%
2015 55.47 3.40%
2014 53.64 3.17%
2013 51.99 3.07%
2012 50.44 2.95%
2011 49.00 2.89%
2010 47.62 2.62%
2009 46.40 2.54%
2008 45.26 2.77%
2007 44.04 2.85%
2006 42.82 2.85%
2005 41.63 2.81%
2004 40.49 2.75%
2003 39.41 2.70%
2002 38.38 2.65%
2001 37.38 2.76%
2000 36.38 2.88%
1999 35.36 2.68%
1998 34.44 2.64%
1997 33.55 2.07%
1996 32.87 1.90%
1995 32.26 3.25%
1994 31.24 3.97%
1993 30.05 3.22%
1992 29.12 2.57%
1991 28.39 2.61%
1990 27.66 2.68%
1989 26.94 2.73%
1988 26.23 3.09%
1987 25.44 3.32%
1986 24.62 3.34%
1985 23.83 3.26%
1984 23.07 3.24%
1983 22.35 3.27%
1982 21.64 3.06%
1981 21.00 3.07%
1980 20.37 3.20%
1979 19.74 3.42%
1978 19.09 3.58%
1977 18.43 3.66%
1976 17.78 3.66%
1975 17.15 3.65%
1974 16.54 3.62%
1973 15.96 3.62%
1972 15.41 3.57%
1971 14.88 3.48%
1970 14.38 3.42%
1969 13.90 3.36%
1968 13.45 3.19%
1967 13.03 3.04%
1966 12.65 3.02%
1965 12.28 3.02%
1964 11.92 3.01%
1963 11.57 2.96%
1962 11.24 2.97%
1961 10.91 2.94%
1960 10.60 2.89%
1959 10.30 2.87%
1958 10.02 2.86%
1957 9.74 2.83%
1956 9.47 2.80%
1955 9.21 2.77%
1954 8.96 2.74%
1953 8.72 2.72%
1952 8.49 2.69%
1951 8.27 2.65%
1950 8.06 0.00%