Population of Malta

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Malta is 541,699 as of April 18, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Malta is projected at 442,784 or 442.8 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Malta is projected at 441,543 or 441.5 thousands people for the year 2020. Malta ranks number 174th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Malta is ranked 38th among 48 countries in Europe.

Malta's population peak will be 2029 with 448.9 thousand people after Malta's population will be decreased year by year. The Malta population is projected to reach 449.0 thousand in 2030 and decrease further to 426.8 thousand in 2050, and it will decrease by 357.7 thousand by 2100. Malta accounts for 0.0056 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.0121% in 1951 and is projected to decline at 0.0033% by 2100.

Malta was at 155th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 181st in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Malta population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020441,5431,1710.270.0055
2021442,7841,2410.280.0055
2022444,0331,2490.280.0055
2023445,2321,1990.270.0054
2024446,3011,0690.240.0054
2025447,1868850.200.0054
2026447,8786920.150.0053
2027448,4095310.120.0053
2028448,7623530.080.0053
2029448,9231610.040.0052
2030448,899-24-0.010.0052
2031448,653-246-0.050.0051
2032448,223-430-0.100.0051
2033447,622-601-0.130.0050
2034446,884-738-0.160.0050
2035446,016-868-0.190.0050
2036445,048-968-0.220.0049
2037443,975-1,073-0.240.0049
2038442,819-1,156-0.260.0048
2039441,595-1,224-0.280.0048
2040440,308-1,287-0.290.0047
2041438,985-1,323-0.300.0047
2042437,615-1,370-0.310.0046
2043436,233-1,382-0.320.0046
2044434,843-1,390-0.320.0046
2045433,459-1,384-0.320.0045
2046432,079-1,380-0.320.0045
2047430,713-1,366-0.320.0045
2048429,380-1,333-0.310.0044
2049428,067-1,313-0.310.0044
2050426,787-1,280-0.300.0044
2051425,544-1,243-0.290.0043
2052424,323-1,221-0.290.0043
2053423,130-1,193-0.280.0043
2054421,953-1,177-0.280.0042
2055420,784-1,169-0.280.0042
2056419,613-1,171-0.280.0042
2057418,441-1,172-0.280.0042
2058417,254-1,187-0.280.0041
2059416,053-1,201-0.290.0041
2060414,824-1,229-0.300.0041
2061413,566-1,258-0.300.0041
2062412,273-1,293-0.310.0041
2063410,931-1,342-0.330.0040
2064409,542-1,389-0.340.0040
2065408,101-1,441-0.350.0040
2066406,599-1,502-0.370.0040
2067405,038-1,561-0.380.0039
2068403,422-1,616-0.400.0039
2069401,756-1,666-0.410.0039
2070400,041-1,715-0.430.0039
2071398,279-1,762-0.440.0039
2072396,481-1,798-0.450.0038
2073394,654-1,827-0.460.0038
2074392,798-1,856-0.470.0038
2075390,937-1,861-0.470.0038
2076389,066-1,871-0.480.0037
2077387,208-1,858-0.480.0037
2078385,373-1,835-0.470.0037
2079383,552-1,821-0.470.0037
2080381,754-1,798-0.470.0037
2081380,013-1,741-0.460.0036
2082378,308-1,705-0.450.0036
2083376,653-1,655-0.440.0036
2084375,057-1,596-0.420.0036
2085373,512-1,545-0.410.0036
2086372,031-1,481-0.400.0036
2087370,613-1,418-0.380.0036
2088369,270-1,343-0.360.0035
2089367,980-1,290-0.350.0035
2090366,769-1,211-0.330.0035
2091365,621-1,148-0.310.0035
2092364,538-1,083-0.300.0035
2093363,528-1,010-0.280.0035
2094362,569-959-0.260.0035
2095361,668-901-0.250.0035
2096360,812-856-0.240.0035
2097359,992-820-0.230.0035
2098359,213-779-0.220.0035
2099358,459-754-0.21inf
2100357,725-734-0.20inf

Malta population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950312,003--0.0125
1951312,2132100.070.0123
1952312,7465330.170.0121
1953313,2695230.170.0119
1954313,5622930.090.0116
1955313,526-36-0.010.0114
1956313,192-334-0.110.0112
1957312,704-488-0.160.0109
1958312,307-397-0.130.0107
1959312,31250.000.0105
1960312,9736610.210.0104
1961314,4141,4410.460.0102
1962316,5222,1080.670.0101
1963318,8862,3640.750.0100
1964320,9282,0420.640.0098
1965322,2421,3140.410.0097
1966322,6964540.140.0095
1967322,458-238-0.070.0093
1968321,769-689-0.210.0091
1969321,033-736-0.230.0089
1970320,545-488-0.150.0087
1971320,355-190-0.060.0085
1972320,436810.030.0083
1973320,7863500.110.0082
1974321,4376510.200.0080
1975322,3569190.290.0079
1976323,5801,2240.380.0078
1977325,1271,5470.480.0077
1978326,9821,8550.570.0076
1979329,1152,1330.650.0075
1980331,4972,3820.720.0075
1981334,1242,6270.790.0074
1982336,9652,8410.850.0073
1983339,9863,0210.900.0072
1984343,1003,1140.920.0072
1985346,2503,1500.920.0071
1986349,4303,1800.920.0071
1987352,6233,1930.910.0070
1988355,7993,1760.900.0069
1989358,9333,1340.880.0069
1990362,0153,0820.860.0068
1991365,0022,9870.830.0068
1992367,8912,8890.790.0067
1993370,7752,8840.780.0066
1994373,7502,9750.800.0066
1995376,8963,1460.840.0066
1996380,2533,3570.890.0065
1997383,7603,5070.920.0065
1998387,2903,5300.920.0065
1999390,6273,3370.860.0064
2000393,6453,0180.770.0064
2001396,3282,6830.680.0064
2002398,7182,3900.600.0063
2003400,8592,1410.540.0063
2004402,8171,9580.490.0062
2005404,6531,8360.460.0062
2006406,3281,6750.410.0061
2007407,8521,5240.380.0061
2008409,4911,6390.400.0060
2009411,5522,0610.500.0060
2010414,2532,7010.660.0059
2011417,7143,4610.840.0059
2012421,8094,0950.980.0059
2013426,1514,3421.030.0059
2014430,1974,0460.950.0059
2015433,5593,3620.780.0058
2016436,0972,5380.590.0058
2017437,9331,8360.420.0058
2018439,2481,3150.300.0057
2019440,3721,1240.260.0057