Population of Macao

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Macao is 738,864 as of April 19, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Macao is projected at 658,394 or 658.4 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Macao is projected at 649,335 or 649.3 thousands people for the year 2020. Macao ranks number 167th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Macao is ranked 49th among 51 countries in Asia.

Macao's population will be increased year by year. The Macao population is projected to reach 731.9 thousand in 2030 and increase to 838.4 thousand in 2050 and 1.01 million by 2100. Macao accounts for 0.0084 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.0056% in 1983 and is projected to increase by 0.0093% by 2100.

Macao was at 166th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 162nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Macao population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020649,3358,8901.390.0081
2021658,3949,0591.400.0082
2022667,4909,0961.380.0082
2023676,5459,0551.360.0083
2024685,3828,8371.310.0083
2025693,8938,5111.240.0083
2026702,0718,1781.180.0084
2027709,9487,8771.120.0084
2028717,5357,5871.070.0084
2029724,8377,3021.020.0084
2030731,8747,0370.970.0084
2031738,6446,7700.930.0084
2032745,1386,4940.880.0085
2033751,3986,2600.840.0085
2034757,4606,0620.810.0085
2035763,3575,8970.780.0085
2036769,0905,7330.750.0085
2037774,6735,5830.730.0085
2038780,1305,4570.700.0085
2039785,4765,3460.690.0085
2040790,7185,2420.670.0085
2041795,8755,1570.650.0085
2042800,9485,0730.640.0085
2043805,9444,9960.620.0085
2044810,8404,8960.610.0085
2045815,6654,8250.600.0085
2046820,3994,7340.580.0085
2047825,0504,6510.570.0085
2048829,6054,5550.550.0085
2049834,0464,4410.540.0086
2050838,3684,3220.520.0086
2051842,5684,2000.500.0086
2052846,6434,0750.480.0086
2053850,5863,9430.470.0086
2054854,4203,8340.450.0086
2055858,1333,7130.430.0086
2056861,7243,5910.420.0086
2057865,2073,4830.400.0086
2058868,5813,3740.390.0086
2059871,8543,2730.380.0086
2060875,0373,1830.370.0086
2061878,1353,0980.350.0087
2062881,1503,0150.340.0087
2063884,1082,9580.340.0087
2064887,0232,9150.330.0087
2065889,9042,8810.320.0087
2066892,7842,8800.320.0087
2067895,6372,8530.320.0087
2068898,4762,8390.320.0087
2069901,3002,8240.310.0087
2070904,1092,8090.310.0088
2071906,8932,7840.310.0088
2072909,6642,7710.310.0088
2073912,4352,7710.300.0088
2074915,1972,7620.300.0088
2075917,9682,7710.300.0088
2076920,7582,7900.300.0089
2077923,5542,7960.300.0089
2078926,3682,8140.300.0089
2079929,1792,8110.300.0089
2080931,9692,7900.300.0089
2081934,7432,7740.300.0090
2082937,5232,7800.300.0090
2083940,3452,8220.300.0090
2084943,2362,8910.310.0090
2085946,2342,9980.320.0091
2086949,3593,1250.330.0091
2087952,6053,2460.340.0091
2088956,0023,3970.360.0092
2089959,5943,5920.380.0092
2090963,3943,8000.400.0093
2091967,4004,0060.420.0093
2092971,6334,2330.440.0093
2093976,0604,4270.460.0094
2094980,6854,6250.470.0094
2095985,4824,7970.490.0095
2096990,4384,9560.500.0096
2097995,5345,0960.510.0096
20981,000,7795,2450.530.0097
20991,006,1355,3560.54inf
21001,011,6125,4770.54inf

Macao population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950196,481--0.0079
1951200,4874,0062.040.0079
1952201,2707830.390.0078
1953199,291-1,979-0.980.0075
1954195,128-4,163-2.090.0072
1955189,460-5,668-2.900.0069
1956183,042-6,418-3.390.0065
1957176,751-6,291-3.440.0062
1958171,521-5,230-2.960.0059
1959168,286-3,235-1.890.0057
1960167,791-495-0.290.0056
1961170,4622,6711.590.0056
1962176,1835,7213.360.0056
1963184,2458,0624.580.0058
1964193,5619,3165.060.0059
1965203,2289,6674.990.0061
1966213,1929,9644.900.0063
1967223,41810,2264.800.0064
1968233,0009,5824.290.0066
1969240,8397,8393.360.0067
1970246,1945,3552.220.0067
1971248,7382,5441.030.0066
1972248,767290.010.0065
1973246,947-1,820-0.730.0063
1974244,285-2,662-1.080.0061
1975241,628-2,657-1.090.0059
1976239,075-2,553-1.060.0058
1977236,678-2,397-1.000.0056
1978235,171-1,507-0.640.0055
1979235,4402690.110.0054
1980238,0712,6311.120.0054
1981243,3735,3022.230.0054
1982251,1587,7853.200.0055
1983260,9319,7733.890.0056
1984271,91810,9874.210.0057
1985283,50311,5854.260.0058
1986295,59112,0884.260.0060
1987308,18012,5894.260.0061
1988320,77312,5934.090.0063
1989332,78312,0103.740.0064
1990343,80811,0253.310.0065
1991353,6269,8182.860.0065
1992362,3118,6852.460.0066
1993370,1997,8882.180.0066
1994377,7987,5992.050.0067
1995385,5137,7152.040.0067
1996393,3737,8602.040.0068
1997401,3527,9792.030.0068
1998409,6168,2642.060.0068
1999418,3838,7672.140.0069
2000427,7829,3992.250.0070
2001437,93810,1562.370.0070
2002448,82110,8832.490.0071
2003460,16511,3442.530.0072
2004471,59711,4322.480.0073
2005482,85811,2612.390.0074
2006493,79910,9412.270.0074
2007504,51110,7122.170.0075
2008515,23910,7282.130.0076
2009526,40011,1612.170.0076
2010538,21911,8192.250.0077
2011550,83212,6132.340.0078
2012564,03913,2072.400.0079
2013577,37213,3332.360.0080
2014590,20812,8362.220.0080
2015602,08511,8772.010.0081
2016612,83610,7511.790.0082
2017622,5859,7491.590.0082
2018631,6369,0511.450.0082
2019640,4458,8091.390.0082