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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Going Viral: COVID-19 Density

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When it comes to comparing things I am a big fan of ratios rather than looking at the absolute values. Here I did a quick analysis on a trendy topic to plan my next business trips before we all get travel restrictions:


RankCountry Reported COVID-19 Cases Land Area (sq km) COVID-19 per square km COVID-19 per 100 square km
1Vatican City1 0.44 2.27273 227.27
2San Marino66 61 1.08197 108.20
3Monaco1 2 0.50000 50.00
4Macau10 25 0.40000 40.00
5Bahrain195 665 0.29323 29.32
6Singapore178 693 0.25685 25.69
7Hong Kong126 1,092 0.11538 11.54
8South Korea7,755 99,909 0.07762 7.76
9Italy12,462 301,230 0.04137 4.14
10Maldives8 300 0.02667 2.67
11Qatar262 11,437 0.02291 2.29
12Malta6 316 0.01899 1.90
13Switzerland652 41,290 0.01579 1.58
14Guernsey1 78 0.01282 1.28
15Netherlands503 41,526 0.01211 1.21
16Denmark444 43,094 0.01030 1.03
17Belgium314 30,510 0.01029 1.03
18Jersey1 116 0.00862 0.86
19China80,790 9,596,960 0.00842 0.84
20Liechtenstein1 160 0.00625 0.63
21Lebanon61 10,400 0.00587 0.59
22Iran9,000 1,648,000 0.00546 0.55
23Germany1,908 357,021 0.00534 0.53
24Palestine30 6,220 0.00482 0.48
25Israel97 20,770 0.00467 0.47
26Spain2,231 504,782 0.00442 0.44
27France2,281 547,030 0.00417 0.42
28Kuwait72 17,820 0.00404 0.40
29Austria246 83,858 0.00293 0.29
30Slovenia57 20,273 0.00281 0.28
31Luxembourg7 2,586 0.00271 0.27
32Andorra1 468 0.00214 0.21
33Brunei11 5,770 0.00191 0.19
34United Kingdom460 241,930 0.00190 0.19
35Norway598 324,220 0.00184 0.18
36Japan639 377,835 0.00169 0.17
37Taiwan48 36,193 0.00133 0.13
38Czech Republic91 78,866 0.00115 0.12
39Sweden500 449,964 0.00111 0.11
40United Arab Emirates74 82,880 0.00089 0.09
41Iceland90 103,000 0.00087 0.09
42Greece99 131,940 0.00075 0.08
43Cyprus6 9,250 0.00065 0.06
44Portugal59 92,391 0.00064 0.06
45Ireland43 70,280 0.00061 0.06
46Albania15 28,748 0.00052 0.05
47Malaysia149 329,750 0.00045 0.05
48Estonia16 45,226 0.00035 0.04
49Georgia24 69,700 0.00034 0.03
50Croatia19 56,542 0.00034 0.03
51North Macedonia7 25,433 0.00028 0.03
52Costa Rica13 51,100 0.00025 0.03
53Slovakia10 48,845 0.00020 0.02
54Romania47 237,500 0.00020 0.02
55Serbia18 102,350 0.00018 0.02
56Finland59 337,030 0.00018 0.02
57Philippines49 300,000 0.00016 0.02
58Iraq71 437,072 0.00016 0.02
59Latvia10 64,589 0.00015 0.02
60Hungary13 93,030 0.00014 0.01
61Bosnia and Herzegovina7 51,187 0.00014 0.01
62Azerbaijan11 86,600 0.00013 0.01
63United States1,110 9,147,593 0.00012 0.01
64Vietnam38 329,560 0.00012 0.01
65Thailand59 514,000 0.00011 0.01
66Dominican Republic5 48,730 0.00010 0.01
67Panama8 78,200 0.00010 0.01
68Poland31 312,685 0.00010 0.01
69Jamaica1 10,831 0.00009 0.01
70Moldova3 33,843 0.00009 0.01
71Oman18 212,460 0.00008 0.01
72Bulgaria7 110,910 0.00006 0.01
73Ecuador17 283,560 0.00006 0.01
74Egypt60 1,001,450 0.00006 0.01
75Belarus12 207,600 0.00006 0.01
76Lithuania3 65,200 0.00005 0.00
77Tunisia7 163,610 0.00004 0.00
78Armenia1 29,800 0.00003 0.00
79Sri Lanka2 65,610 0.00003 0.00
80Chile23 756,950 0.00003 0.00
81Pakistan19 803,940 0.00002 0.00
82Bhutan1 47,000 0.00002 0.00
83Bangladesh3 144,000 0.00002 0.00
84Senegal4 196,190 0.00002 0.00
85India62 3,287,590 0.00002 0.00
86New Zealand5 268,680 0.00002 0.00
87Honduras2 112,090 0.00002 0.00
88Indonesia34 1,919,440 0.00002 0.00
89Togo1 56,785 0.00002 0.00
90Cambodia3 181,040 0.00002 0.00
91Australia127 7,686,850 0.00002 0.00
92Morocco6 446,550 0.00001 0.00
93Paraguay5 406,750 0.00001 0.00
94Jordan1 92,300 0.00001 0.00
95Afghanistan7 647,500 0.00001 0.00
96Saudi Arabia21 1,960,582 0.00001 0.00
97South Africa13 1,219,912 0.00001 0.00
98Canada102 9,976,140 0.00001 0.00
99Peru11 1,285,220 0.00001 0.00
100Algeria20 2,381,740 0.00001 0.00
101Colombia9 1,138,910 0.00001 0.00
102Burkina Faso2 274,200 0.00001 0.00
103Nepal1 140,800 0.00001 0.00
104Argentina19 2,766,890 0.00001 0.00
105Brazil52 8,511,965 0.00001 0.00
106Cameroon2 475,440 0.00000 0.00
107Mexico8 1,972,550 0.00000 0.00
108Ivory Coast1 322,463 0.00000 0.00
109Nigeria2 923,768 0.00000 0.00
110Bolivia2 1,098,580 0.00000 0.00
111Ukraine1 603,700 0.00000 0.00
112Russia28 17,075,200 0.00000 0.00
113Turkey1 780,580 0.00000 0.00
114Mongolia1 1,565,000 0.00000 0.00
115DR Congo1 2,267,048 0.00000 0.00