Population Density (people/sq. km)

Country

993.5

Bahrain

82.4

Cyprus

2,927.8

Gaza Strip

53.3

Iraq

277.6

Israel

49.9

Jordan

248.9

Kuwait

342.7

Lebanon

11.1

Oman

60.9

Qatar

10.6

Saudi Arabia

90.6

Syria

83.8

Turkey

27.8

United Arab Emirates

276.1

West Bank

31.0

Yemen

38.9

Total

 

 

 


Map of Population Density By Country - the Near East (Middle East)

By Brian Carnell

Average number of people per square kilometer

 185.20 to 16,410.30

 91.20 to 185.19

 49.90 to 91.19

 19.60 to 49.89

 1.60 to 19.59

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In 1998 countries in the Near East had an average population density of about 38.9 people per square kilometer. The below gives the average number of people for square mile for all countries of the Near East. The thumbnail map to the right gives the same information in graphical form.

(McDevitt 1999, p.A7; CIA World Factbook 1998).