The most densely populated region in the EU in 2015 was Paris with an average of 21,000 inhabitants per square kilometre, or 15 times that of Dublin which had 1,428 per square kilometre. Paris was followed by the London boroughs of Tower Hamlets (15,000) and Lambeth (12,000). The least densely populated regions of the EU are Lapland in Finland with 2 people per square km, followed by two Swedish regions – Norrbottens län and Jämtlands län According to the Eurostat figures, the average EU population density was 117 inhabitants per square km, which is almost double the Irish average of 68. Dublin was by far the most densely populated region in Ireland. The other regions ranged from 94 in the Southern and Eastern region to 32 in the West of Ireland.