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    Just 1 sq km for 26,150 residents! Check out countries with the highest population density

    Just 1 sq km for 26,150 residents! Check out countries with the highest population density

    Just 1 sq km for 26,150 residents! Check out countries with the highest population density
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    By CNBC-TV18  IST (Updated)

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    The world’s population is growing rapidly and is expected to reach 7.8 billion by end-2020 from 2.54 billion in the 1950s. The growing populace would eventually lead to scarcity of resources, especially land since as of 2019, 58.7 people on average were living on 1 sq km around the world. Check out this list of 10 countries with the highest population density per square kilometre. (Image: Reuters)

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    No 10 | Country: Bangladesh | Population density: 1252.6 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 9 | Country: Malta | Population density: 1376.2 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 8 | Country: Maldives | Population density: 1769.8 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 7 | Country: Holy See | Population density: 1815.9 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 6 | Country: Bahrain | Population density: 2159.4 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 5 | Country: Gibraltar | Population density: 3370.1 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 4 | Country: Hong Kong (China) | Population density: 7082.1 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 3 | Country: Singapore | Population density: 8291.9 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 2 | Country: Macau | Population density: 21,419.6 residents live in 1 sq km

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    No 1 | Country: Monaco | Population density: 26,150.3 residents live within 1 sq km

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