Population of Greenland

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Greenland is 57,259 as of March 01, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Greenland is projected at 56,877 or 56.90 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Greenland is projected at 56,770 or 56.80 thousands people for the year 2020. Greenland ranks number 209th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Greenland is ranked 31st among 41 countries in North America.

Greenland's population peak will be 2027 with 57.2 thousands people after Greenland's population will be decreased year by year. The Greenland population is projected to reach 57.1 thousands in 2030 and decrease further to 53.3 thousands in 2050 and 40.5 thousands by 2100. Greenland accounts for 0.00072 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.00124% in 1973 and is projected to decline at 0.00037% by 2100.

Greenland was at 205th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 214th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Greenland population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202056,770980.170.00071
202156,8771070.190.00071
202256,973960.170.00070
202357,058850.150.00070
202457,134760.130.00069
202557,190560.100.00069
202657,212220.040.00068
202757,21970.010.00067
202857,192-27-0.050.00067
202957,152-40-0.070.00066
203057,091-61-0.110.00066
203157,016-75-0.130.00065
203256,916-100-0.180.00065
203356,806-110-0.190.00064
203456,678-128-0.230.00063
203556,535-143-0.250.00063
203656,377-158-0.280.00062
203756,210-167-0.300.00062
203856,029-181-0.320.00061
203955,835-194-0.350.00060
204055,627-208-0.370.00060
204155,415-212-0.380.00059
204255,197-218-0.390.00059
204354,974-223-0.400.00058
204454,737-237-0.430.00058
204554,505-232-0.420.00057
204654,260-245-0.450.00056
204754,024-236-0.430.00056
204853,778-246-0.460.00055
204953,543-235-0.440.00055
205053,300-243-0.450.00054
205153,060-240-0.450.00054
205252,827-233-0.440.00054
205352,590-237-0.450.00053
205452,363-227-0.430.00053
205552,130-233-0.440.00052
205651,901-229-0.440.00052
205751,674-227-0.440.00051
205851,454-220-0.430.00051
205951,228-226-0.440.00051
206051,008-220-0.430.00050
206150,780-228-0.450.00050
206250,561-219-0.430.00050
206350,336-225-0.450.00049
206450,113-223-0.440.00049
206549,877-236-0.470.00049
206649,647-230-0.460.00048
206749,410-237-0.480.00048
206849,173-237-0.480.00048
206948,931-242-0.490.00047
207048,684-247-0.500.00047
207148,436-248-0.510.00047
207248,180-256-0.530.00047
207347,919-261-0.540.00046
207447,657-262-0.550.00046
207547,397-260-0.550.00046
207647,123-274-0.580.00045
207746,846-277-0.590.00045
207846,578-268-0.570.00045
207946,302-276-0.590.00044
208046,021-281-0.610.00044
208145,749-272-0.590.00044
208245,463-286-0.630.00044
208345,184-279-0.610.00043
208444,909-275-0.610.00043
208544,630-279-0.620.00043
208644,358-272-0.610.00043
208744,078-280-0.630.00042
208843,806-272-0.620.00042
208943,529-277-0.630.00042
209043,256-273-0.630.00042
209142,980-276-0.640.00041
209242,704-276-0.640.00041
209342,433-271-0.630.00041
209442,152-281-0.660.00041
209541,883-269-0.640.00040
209641,616-267-0.640.00040
209741,337-279-0.670.00040
209841,064-273-0.660.00040
209940,790-274-0.67inf
210040,516-274-0.67inf

Greenland population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195022,996--0.00092
195123,4734772.070.00092
195223,9384651.980.00092
195324,4695312.220.00093
195425,0936242.550.00093
195525,8467533.000.00094
195626,7188723.370.00095
195727,7311,0133.790.00097
195828,8501,1194.040.00099
195930,0171,1674.050.00101
196031,2391,2224.070.00103
196132,4711,2323.940.00106
196233,7301,2593.880.00108
196335,0431,3133.890.00110
196436,4451,4024.000.00112
196537,9641,5194.170.00114
196639,6101,6464.340.00116
196741,3611,7514.420.00119
196843,0971,7364.200.00122
196944,6991,6023.720.00123
197046,0741,3753.080.00125
197147,1861,1122.410.00125
197248,0778911.890.00125
197348,7386611.370.00124
197449,2344961.020.00123
197549,5863520.710.00122
197649,7801940.390.00120
197749,844640.130.00118
197849,860160.030.00116
197949,946860.170.00114
198050,1792330.470.00113
198150,5844050.810.00112
198251,1575731.130.00111
198351,8296721.310.00110
198452,5347051.360.00110
198553,1906561.250.00109
198653,7976071.140.00109
198754,3735761.070.00108
198854,8785050.930.00107
198955,2954170.760.00106
199055,6043090.560.00105
199155,7891850.330.00103
199255,861720.130.00102
199355,848-13-0.020.00100
199455,815-33-0.060.00099
199555,811-4-0.010.00097
199655,837260.050.00096
199755,881440.080.00095
199855,948670.120.00093
199956,046980.180.00092
200056,1751290.230.00091
200156,3271520.270.00090
200256,5181910.340.00090
200356,7081900.340.00089
200456,8611530.270.00088
200556,951900.160.00087
200656,971200.040.00086
200756,927-44-0.080.00085
200856,841-86-0.150.00083
200956,728-113-0.200.00082
201056,638-90-0.160.00081
201156,552-86-0.150.00080
201256,470-82-0.140.00079
201356,414-56-0.100.00078
201456,381-33-0.060.00077
201556,377-4-0.010.00076
201656,412350.060.00075
201756,481690.120.00074
201856,564830.150.00074
201956,6721080.190.00073