What Is Population Density?


Population density is a term that is used to refer to the number of individuals living in an area, in relation to the size of that area. It is simply the measurement of population per unit area. It is calculated by dividing the number of people to the area they occupy.
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The amount of people in a stated area, usually square kilometre or square mile.
According to the Population Reference Bureau, in 2011 (the most recent figures) Australia's population density was 3 people per square kilometre.
292 persons per ha.
According to census.gov, the 2007 population density estimate of Alabama is 92 people per square mile.
1 Additional Answer
Population density is the measure of how many people, i.e. the size of the population, that live within a square mile, or kilometer, of land. You can find more information here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_density
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