The Philippines and Indonesia

What is the world’s most densely populated island

The Indonesian island of Java is the world’s most densely populated island. It has a total population of over 124 million, which, when placed within its 51,000 square miles (132,000 square kilometers) of land, gives it a density of over 2,431 people per square mile. Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, is located on the island of Java.


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