Population of Maldives

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Maldives is 540,353 as of October 01, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Maldives is projected at 543,617 or 543.6 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Maldives is projected at 540,544 or 540.6 thousands people for the year 2020. Maldives ranks number 173rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Maldives is ranked 50th among 51 countries in Asia.

Maldives's population peak will be 2058 with 594.0 thousand mn people after Maldives's population will be decreased year by year. The Maldives population is projected to reach 519.3 thousand in 2030 and increase further to 586.1 thousand in 2050, and it will decrease by 490.1 thousand by 2100. Maldives accounts for 0.0069 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.0067% in 2023 and is projected to decline at 0.0045% by 2100.

Maldives was at 180th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 177th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Maldives population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020540,5449,5911.810.0069
2021543,6173,0730.570.0069
2022540,985-2,632-0.480.0068
2023534,677-6,308-1.170.0067
2024527,654-7,023-1.310.0065
2025522,128-5,526-1.050.0064
2026518,720-3,408-0.650.0063
2027516,999-1,721-0.330.0062
2028516,816-183-0.040.0061
2029517,7269100.180.0061
2030519,3411,6150.310.0061
2031521,8232,4820.480.0061
2032525,3283,5050.670.0060
2033529,5204,1920.800.0060
2034533,9194,3990.830.0061
2035538,1664,2470.800.0061
2036542,1133,9470.730.0061
2037545,8103,6970.680.0061
2038549,3163,5060.640.0061
2039552,7773,4610.630.0060
2040556,2773,5000.630.0060
2041559,8123,5350.640.0060
2042563,2933,4810.620.0060
2043566,6953,4020.600.0060
2044569,9873,2920.580.0060
2045573,1313,1440.550.0060
2046576,1142,9830.520.0060
2047578,9222,8080.490.0060
2048581,5502,6280.450.0060
2049583,9442,3940.410.0060
2050586,1002,1560.370.0060
2051588,0001,9000.320.0060
2052589,6501,6500.280.0060
2053591,0351,3850.230.0060
2054592,1551,1200.190.0060
2055593,0048490.140.0060
2056593,5785740.100.0059
2057593,8843060.050.0059
2058593,940560.010.0059
2059593,745-195-0.030.0059
2060593,316-429-0.070.0058
2061592,657-659-0.110.0058
2062591,783-874-0.150.0058
2063590,695-1,088-0.180.0058
2064589,420-1,275-0.220.0057
2065587,943-1,477-0.250.0057
2066586,289-1,654-0.280.0057
2067584,466-1,823-0.310.0056
2068582,469-1,997-0.340.0056
2069580,317-2,152-0.370.0056
2070578,006-2,311-0.400.0055
2071575,547-2,459-0.430.0055
2072572,948-2,599-0.450.0055
2073570,213-2,735-0.480.0054
2074567,354-2,859-0.500.0054
2075564,381-2,973-0.520.0053
2076561,292-3,089-0.550.0053
2077558,118-3,174-0.570.0053
2078554,853-3,265-0.590.0052
2079551,524-3,329-0.600.0052
2080548,118-3,406-0.620.0051
2081544,659-3,459-0.630.0051
2082541,181-3,478-0.640.0051
2083537,686-3,495-0.650.0050
2084534,206-3,480-0.650.0050
2085530,761-3,445-0.640.0049
2086527,366-3,395-0.640.0049
2087524,040-3,326-0.630.0049
2088520,788-3,252-0.620.0048
2089517,643-3,145-0.600.0048
2090514,606-3,037-0.590.0048
2091511,694-2,912-0.570.0047
2092508,903-2,791-0.550.0047
2093506,239-2,664-0.520.0047
2094503,676-2,563-0.510.0046
2095501,216-2,460-0.490.0046
2096498,846-2,370-0.470.0046
2097496,551-2,295-0.460.0046
2098494,331-2,220-0.450.0045
2099492,167-2,164-0.440.0045
2100490,061-2,106-0.430.0045

Maldives population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195073,712--0.0029
195174,2215090.690.0029
195275,1889671.300.0029
195376,4821,2941.720.0029
195478,0111,5292.000.0029
195579,7031,6922.170.0029
195681,5141,8112.270.0029
195783,4211,9072.340.0029
195885,4352,0142.410.0029
195987,5772,1422.510.0029
196089,8632,2862.610.0030
196192,3252,4622.740.0030
196294,9052,5802.790.0030
196397,5512,6462.790.0030
1964100,1712,6202.690.0031
1965102,7182,5472.540.0031
1966105,1362,4182.350.0031
1967107,4782,3422.230.0031
1968109,8912,4132.250.0031
1969112,5822,6912.450.0031
1970115,6913,1092.760.0031
1971119,3023,6113.120.0032
1972123,3544,0523.400.0032
1973127,7014,3473.520.0033
1974132,1044,4033.450.0033
1975136,4174,3133.260.0033
1976140,5634,1463.040.0034
1977144,6314,0682.890.0034
1978148,7804,1492.870.0035
1979153,2764,4963.020.0035
1980158,2724,9963.260.0036
1981163,8245,5523.510.0036
1982169,8516,0273.680.0037
1983176,2446,3933.760.0038
1984182,8506,6063.750.0038
1985189,5376,6873.660.0039
1986196,2646,7273.550.0040
1987203,0286,7643.450.0040
1988209,7856,7573.330.0041
1989216,5106,7253.210.0041
1990223,1586,6483.070.0042
1991229,7516,5932.950.0042
1992236,2656,5142.840.0043
1993242,6056,3402.680.0043
1994248,5885,9832.470.0044
1995254,1395,5512.230.0044
1996259,1835,0441.980.0044
1997263,8424,6591.800.0045
1998268,4554,6131.750.0045
1999273,5275,0721.890.0045
2000279,3985,8712.150.0045
2001286,3066,9082.470.0046
2002294,1867,8802.750.0047
2003302,6838,4972.890.0047
2004311,2658,5822.840.0048
2005319,6088,3432.680.0049
2006327,4877,8792.470.0049
2007335,1697,6822.350.0050
2008343,4528,2832.470.0051
2009353,3989,9462.900.0051
2010365,73412,3363.490.0053
2011380,49514,7614.040.0054
2012397,23716,7424.400.0056
2013415,59318,3564.620.0058
2014435,01519,4224.670.0060
2015454,91519,9004.570.0062
2016475,51220,5974.530.0064
2017496,40220,8904.390.0066
2018515,69619,2943.890.0068
2019530,95315,2572.960.0069