COUNTRIES, RANKED: LEAST-CROWDED NATIONS

Countries with the lowest population densities in 2014. About 90 people reside in the United States per square mile. (Source: International Programs Center, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce.)
  1. 1.
    Mongolia
    4.9 persons per square mile.
  2. 2.
    Namibia
    6.9 persons per square mile.
  3. 3.
    Australia
    7.6 persons per square mile.
  4. 4.
    Iceland
    8.2 persons per square mile.
  5. 5.
    Mauritania
    8.8 persons per square mile.
  6. 6.
    Libya
    9.2 persons per square mile.
  7. 7.
    Suriname
    9.5 persons per square mile.
  8. 8.
    Guyana
    9.7 persons per square mile.
  9. 9.
    Botswana
    9.9 persons per square mile.
  10. 10.
    Canada
    9.9 persons per square mile.