population density

Definition of population density

  1. :  the number of people living in each unit of area (such as a square mile) This part of the country has a high population density.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole number of people or inhabitants in a country or region

    :  the total of individuals occupying an area or making up a whole

    :  the act or process of populating

  1. :  the quality or state of being dense

    :  the quantity per unit volume (see 1volume 3), unit area (see area 1), or unit length: such as

    :  the mass (see 2mass 1c) of a substance per unit volume

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