Definition: Population density

Demography

The ratio of the (annual average) population of a region to the (land) area of the region; total area (including inland waters) is used when land area is not available (Demography - Regional Data, General methodological information).

The ratio of the mid-year population of a territory on a given date to the size of the territory (Glossary on Demographic Statistics).
Source:
Eurostat, "Demography - Regional Data", General methodological information
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