List of 10  Most Crowded Places  on Earth

Population Density

10th February, 2024


What is Population Density?

Population density measures how many people live within a specific area, usually a square kilometer or square mile.

10 Bnei Brak, Israel

This ultra-Orthodox Jewish city has a population density reaching almost 31,000 people per square kilometer.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The capital of Haiti has a population density of close to 27,500 people per square kilometer.

8 Levallois-Perret, France

An exciting mix – this suburb of Paris is the most densely populated in Europe, with over 26,500 people per square kilometer.

7 Makati, Philippines

Known as the financial center of the Philippines, Makati is home to more than 29,000 people per square kilometer.

6 Dhaka, Bangladesh

It is one of the most populated cities in the world, with a population density of almost 29,000 people per square kilometer.

5 Kathmandu, Nepal

The capital of Nepal boasts a population density pushing towards 29,000 people per square kilometer.

4 Pateros, Philippines

A municipality in Metro Manila with a population density exceeding 37,000 people per square kilometer.

3 Mandaluyong, Philippines

Another Metro Manila city with a staggering population density near 38,500 people per square kilometer.

2 Caloocan, Philippines Whale

Yet another entry from Metro Manila! A density of roughly 31,000 people per square kilometer makes Caloocan one of the most crowded places on the planet.

1 Manila, Philippines

Manila, the capital, tops the list as the most densely populated city in the world! Over 43,000 people squeeze into every square kilometer.