Saudi Arabia's Population density(Comparison Chart)

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Saudi Arabia's Population density (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Population density" mean?Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Saudi Arabia's Population density

Saudi Arabia's "Population density" is 15.68[People/k㎡].(2018's Research)

Saudi Arabia's Population density(2018)
CountryPopulation density
Saudi Arabia15.68[People/k㎡]

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2018.
(Confirmed on March 20, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2020 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Saudi Arabia's Population density(1961 - current year)

So how has the current "15.68[People/k㎡]" Population density in Saudi Arabia changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Population density" in Saudi Arabia from 1961 to 2018.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1961 to 2018 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Population density" with over 270 statistics for Saudi Arabia.

Changes in the global ranking of Saudi Arabia's "Population density" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Saudi Arabia's "Population density".

The entire history of Saudi Arabia's world ranking from 1961 to 2018 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Saudi Arabia is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Saudi Arabia's "Population density" has been ranked in the world.

Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Saudi Arabia' Population density graph above.

Transition Chart Of Saudi Arabia's Population density(1961 - 2018)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Population density

Also below is a list of "Saudi Arabia's Population density" from 1961 to 2018. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Saudi Arabia's Population density(1961 to 2018) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Year1961196219631964196519661967196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Population density[People/k㎡]1.962.032.102.182.252.332.422.512.602.712.842.973.123.283.453.633.824.024.254.514.805.115.445.786.106.426.727.017.297.557.808.048.268.478.678.859.039.209.399.619.8610.1410.4510.7611.0811.4011.7212.0412.3912.7613.1513.5613.9814.3814.7515.0915.4015.68
year-on-year(+-)-0.070.070.070.080.080.080.090.10.110.120.140.150.160.170.180.190.20.230.260.290.310.330.330.330.310.30.290.280.260.250.240.220.210.20.180.170.170.190.220.250.280.30.310.320.320.320.330.350.370.390.410.420.40.370.340.310.28
year-on-year(%)-103.41103.52103.56103.56103.55103.58103.71103.94104.22104.53104.79104.99105.1105.17105.17105.19105.35105.68106.06106.4106.57106.48106.13105.64105.15104.72104.32103.96103.62103.32103.04102.78102.54102.33102.12101.96101.94102.08102.32102.61102.84102.99103.01102.95102.86102.8102.8102.87102.97103.09103.14103.08102.88102.59102.29102.02101.82

Looking at the above graph of "Saudi Arabia's Population density", we can see that the data for 2018, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 0.279482157893 more than the previous year, 2017, which means "Population density" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1961, the year with the lowest data "Population density", there is a 7.99-fold difference, showing how "Population density" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Population density, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Saudi Arabia (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Saudi Arabia vs USA )

How low or high is "Saudi Arabia's Population density"?

Comparing Population density in Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Uzbekistan

First, let's compare "Population density" in Morocco and Uzbekistan, which have the world's closest populations to Saudi Arabia.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Saudi Arabia vs Morocco vs Uzbekistan )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Population density in Morocco and Uzbekistan, which have similar populations to Saudi Arabia.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
Morocco36,471,76980.73[People/k㎡]
Saudi Arabia34,268,52815.68[People/k㎡]
Uzbekistan33,580,35077.47[People/k㎡]

Looking at the table above comparing Population density, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Moroccoand Saudi Arabia are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Population density".

Saudi Arabia VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Population density" in Saudi Arabia with that in USA and China and Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Saudi Arabia vs USA vs China vs Japan)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Population density" in USA and China and Japan and Saudi Arabia.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
China1,397,715,000148.35[People/k㎡]
United States of America328,239,52335.71[People/k㎡]
Japan126,264,931347.07[People/k㎡]
Saudi Arabia34,268,52815.68[People/k㎡]

From the above bar graph, we can see that among Saudi Arabia, Japan and China and United States of America, Saudi Arabia has the lowest value

In particular, the data is 22.1 times lower than that of Japan, 9.5 times lower than that of China.

Compare Saudi Arabia more with other countries

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Where does Saudi Arabia rank in the world in terms of the "Population density"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Saudi Arabia ranks in the world's "Population density".

Saudi Arabia ranks 185th in the world in "Population density"

First, let's take a look at "Saudi Arabia's Population density" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Population density" ranking chart.

The world Population density ranking chart:Saudi Arabia ranks 185th
RankCountryPopulation density
[People/k㎡]
181Niger17.72
182Paraguay17.51
183Belize16.79
184Argentina16.26
185Saudi Arabia15.68
186Mali15.64
187Oman15.60
188New Caledonia15.54
189Congo15.36
190Norway14.55

※Source:worldbank.org Details

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Population density", Saudi Arabia ranks 185th out of 208 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Saudi Arabia is one of the bottom thirty countries in the world with a low level of "Population density".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Population density" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 World ranking of "Population density"

World Average vs Saudi Arabia vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Population density" with Saudi Arabia.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Population density(World Average vs Saudi Arabia vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Population density in Saudi Arabia with the world median (89) and average (359)
CountryPopulation density
Saudi Arabia15.68[People/k㎡]
Average359[People/k㎡]
Median89[People/k㎡]

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Saudi Arabia's Population density" is 343 lower than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 89, we can see that Saudi Arabia's Population density "15.676654308296[People/k㎡]" is more than half lower than the median.

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Title"Saudi Arabia's Population density"
UnitPeople/k㎡
Period1961 to 2018
Lastmodified2021-03-20T10:55:04+0900
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - Food and Agriculture Organization and World Bank population estimates.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Saudi Arabia's Population density"

What is the latest data on "Population density" in Saudi Arabia?The latest "Population density" in Saudi Arabia that we can find in 2021 is 15.68[People/k㎡]. This data is from the 2018 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People/k㎡. More details.
By what percentage did "Population density" in Saudi Arabia increase from the previous year?It has increased by 1.82% from the previous year (2017). And "Population density" in the previous year is 15.40[People/k㎡] Show the trend graph from 1961 to 2018.
When was the last year that Saudi Arabia's "Population density" was at its highest?The year 2018 was the highest year. (15.68[People/k㎡])
When was the last year that Saudi Arabia's "Population density" was at its lowest?The year 1961 was the lowest year. (1.96[People/k㎡])
How many times higher is "Saudi Arabia's Population density" than in Japan?"Saudi Arabia's Population density" is 0.05 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Saudi Arabia's ranking in the world for "Population density"?Saudi Arabia is ranked 185th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Population density".
Which countries have a similar "Population density" to Saudi Arabia?Argentina (16[People/k㎡]) and Mali (16[People/k㎡]) have very similar data.
How many times is "Population density" in Saudi Arabia compared to the world average?It is 0.04 times lower than the world average.Find out more.
Is Saudi Arabia's Population density higher than the world median? It is 5.7 times lower than the world median.