Population of Maldives

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Maldives is 510,194 as of April 19, 2024, 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
2020540,5449,5911.810.0068
2021543,6173,0730.570.0068
2022540,985-2,632-0.480.0067
2023534,677-6,308-1.170.0065
2024527,654-7,023-1.310.0064
2025522,128-5,526-1.050.0063
2026518,720-3,408-0.650.0062
2027516,999-1,721-0.330.0061
2028516,816-183-0.040.0060
2029517,7269100.180.0060
2030519,3411,6150.310.0060
2031521,8232,4820.480.0060
2032525,3283,5050.670.0060
2033529,5204,1920.800.0060
2034533,9194,3990.830.0060
2035538,1664,2470.800.0060
2036542,1133,9470.730.0060
2037545,8103,6970.680.0060
2038549,3163,5060.640.0060
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
2055593,0048490.140.0059
2056593,5785740.100.0059
2057593,8843060.050.0059
2058593,940560.010.0059
2059593,745-195-0.030.0059
2060593,316-429-0.070.0059
2061592,657-659-0.110.0058
2062591,783-874-0.150.0058
2063590,695-1,088-0.180.0058
2064589,420-1,275-0.220.0058
2065587,943-1,477-0.250.0057
2066586,289-1,654-0.280.0057
2067584,466-1,823-0.310.0057
2068582,469-1,997-0.340.0057
2069580,317-2,152-0.370.0056
2070578,006-2,311-0.400.0056
2071575,547-2,459-0.430.0056
2072572,948-2,599-0.450.0055
2073570,213-2,735-0.480.0055
2074567,354-2,859-0.500.0055
2075564,381-2,973-0.520.0054
2076561,292-3,089-0.550.0054
2077558,118-3,174-0.570.0054
2078554,853-3,265-0.590.0053
2079551,524-3,329-0.600.0053
2080548,118-3,406-0.620.0053
2081544,659-3,459-0.630.0052
2082541,181-3,478-0.640.0052
2083537,686-3,495-0.650.0052
2084534,206-3,480-0.650.0051
2085530,761-3,445-0.640.0051
2086527,366-3,395-0.640.0051
2087524,040-3,326-0.630.0050
2088520,788-3,252-0.620.0050
2089517,643-3,145-0.600.0050
2090514,606-3,037-0.590.0049
2091511,694-2,912-0.570.0049
2092508,903-2,791-0.550.0049
2093506,239-2,664-0.520.0049
2094503,676-2,563-0.510.0048
2095501,216-2,460-0.490.0048
2096498,846-2,370-0.470.0048
2097496,551-2,295-0.460.0048
2098494,331-2,220-0.450.0048
2099492,167-2,164-0.44inf
2100490,061-2,106-0.43inf

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
196397,5512,6462.790.0031
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
1975136,4174,3133.260.0034
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
2008343,4528,2832.470.0050
2009353,3989,9462.900.0051
2010365,73412,3363.490.0052
2011380,49514,7614.040.0054
2012397,23716,7424.400.0055
2013415,59318,3564.620.0057
2014435,01519,4224.670.0059
2015454,91519,9004.570.0061
2016475,51220,5974.530.0063
2017496,40220,8904.390.0065
2018515,69619,2943.890.0067
2019530,95315,2572.960.0068