Some countries and dependencies are sparsely populated while some are heavily populated. Due to extremely large population brought about by extremely high birth rate some places on Earth are highly overcrowded.
Macau is a progressive place located in Asia. It is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Macau has the highest density than any place in the world. With an area of 29.2 km² only, it has a population of 541,200. Macau has a population density of more than 17,000 persons per km2.
Monaco is the most densely populated sovereign nation in the world. With a population of 33,000 and an area of 1.95 km², its population density is 16,754/km2.
Singapore is one of the three remaining city-states in the world and one of the most progressive countries as well. With a population of 4,987,600 and a land area of 710.2 km², it has a population density of 7,022.81/km².
4.) Hong Kong
Hong Kong is another Special Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. This progressive place, which is one of the most progressive in the world, is one of the most densely populated with a population of 7,008,900. Its area is 1,104 km² and its density of population is 6,348.641/km².
Gibraltar is a British Possession located in the Mediterranean. It is one of the most densely populated territories in the world with a population density of 4,558.824/km². its total population is 31,000 with an area of 6.8 km².
6.) Vatican City
Vatican City is the smallest state in the world. With an extremely small size of .44 km² and with a population of 826, Vatican City is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
Malta, one of the smallest countries in the world, has a population of 416,333 as of 2010. Its land area is 316 km² and has a population density of 1,317.509.
Bermuda is a British possession with a population of 65,000. It has an area of 53 km² and a population density of 1,226.415/km².
Bangladesh is an overpopulated third world country in south Asia. It has a population of 162.22 million people with an area of 143,998 km². it has a population density of 1,126.55/km².
Bahrain is a progressive Islamic country in the Middle East. This densely populated Arab country has a population of 791,000 living in an area of 720 km². its population density is 1,098.611/km².
Other densely populated countries in the world include Maldives with 1,036.913/km²; Guernsey (UK) with 842.641/km²; Jersey (UK) with 789.078/km²; Palestinian territories with 666.632/km²; Saint-Martin with 662.838/km²; Taiwan with 639.439/km²; Mauritius with 631.373/km² and Barbados with 595.349/km²