Population of Myanmar

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Myanmar is 55,340,170 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Myanmar is projected at 54,806,012 or 54.806 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Myanmar is projected at 54,409,800 or 54.410 million people for the year 2020. Myanmar ranks number 27th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Myanmar is ranked 12th among 51 countries in Asia.

Myanmar's population peak will be 2054, with 62.32 mn people after Myanmar's population decreases year by year. The Myanmar population is projected to reach 58.48 million in 2030 and increase further to 62.25 million in 2050 and 55.30 million by 2100. Myanmar accounts for 0.70 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.78% in 1990 and is projected to decline at 0.51% by 2100.

Myanmar was at 26th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 46th in 2100.

According to the Census of India 2011, the population of India stood at 1,210,854,977. The percentage of decadal growth during 2001-2011 was 17.70%, 3.84% lower than the 1991-2001 period. The percentage of decadal growth during 2001-2011 has registered the sharpest decline since independence. The population of India had increased by 182.1 million during the decade 2001- 2011. The increased population during the decade 2001-2011 is approximately equal to the population of Pakistan, the sixth most populous country in the world.

The population of India, which at the turn of the twentieth century, was only around 238.4 million, increased by more than five times in a period of 110 years to reach 1210 million in 2011. The population of India has increased by 3.35 times since independence.

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Myanmar population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202054,409,800364,3800.670.70
202154,806,012396,2120.730.70
202255,227,143421,1310.770.69
202355,663,661436,5180.790.69
202456,101,111437,4500.790.69
202556,528,471427,3600.760.69
202656,942,754414,2830.730.69
202757,345,561402,8070.710.69
202857,735,854390,2930.680.69
202958,113,594377,7400.650.69
203058,478,494364,9000.630.68
203158,829,180350,6860.600.68
203259,163,935334,7550.570.68
203359,481,898317,9630.540.68
203459,782,390300,4920.510.68
203560,064,897282,5070.470.68
203660,328,907264,0100.440.67
203760,574,209245,3020.410.67
203860,801,054226,8450.370.67
203961,010,013208,9590.340.67
204061,201,604191,5910.310.67
204161,376,016174,4120.280.66
204261,533,453157,4370.260.66
204361,674,442140,9890.230.66
204461,799,662125,2200.200.66
204561,909,753110,0910.180.65
204662,005,17695,4230.150.65
204762,086,44481,2680.130.65
204862,154,33167,8870.110.64
204962,209,73355,4020.090.64
205062,253,43043,6970.070.64
205162,285,93032,5000.050.64
205262,307,68321,7530.030.63
205362,319,34211,6590.020.63
205462,321,5662,2240.000.63
205562,314,917-6,649-0.010.63
205662,299,801-15,116-0.020.62
205762,276,465-23,336-0.040.62
205862,244,969-31,496-0.050.62
205962,205,241-39,728-0.060.61
206062,157,257-47,984-0.080.61
206162,101,161-56,096-0.090.61
206262,037,124-64,037-0.100.61
206361,965,132-71,992-0.120.60
206461,885,118-80,014-0.130.60
206561,797,022-88,096-0.140.60
206661,700,948-96,074-0.160.60
206761,596,994-103,954-0.170.59
206861,485,154-111,840-0.180.59
206961,365,378-119,776-0.190.59
207061,237,720-127,658-0.210.59
207161,102,314-135,406-0.220.58
207260,959,345-142,969-0.230.58
207360,808,946-150,399-0.250.58
207460,651,269-157,677-0.260.57
207560,486,516-164,753-0.270.57
207660,314,924-171,592-0.280.57
207760,136,862-178,062-0.300.57
207859,952,749-184,113-0.310.56
207959,763,082-189,667-0.320.56
208059,568,380-194,702-0.330.56
208159,369,007-199,373-0.330.56
208259,165,379-203,628-0.340.55
208358,958,097-207,282-0.350.55
208458,747,816-210,281-0.360.55
208558,535,139-212,677-0.360.54
208658,320,474-214,665-0.370.54
208758,104,177-216,297-0.370.54
208857,886,753-217,424-0.370.54
208957,668,723-218,030-0.380.53
209057,450,523-218,200-0.380.53
209157,232,469-218,054-0.380.53
209257,014,791-217,678-0.380.53
209356,797,623-217,168-0.380.52
209456,581,079-216,544-0.380.52
209556,365,236-215,843-0.380.52
209656,150,161-215,075-0.380.52
209755,935,929-214,232-0.380.51
209855,722,608-213,321-0.380.51
209955,510,255-212,353-0.380.51
210055,298,936-211,319-0.380.51

Myanmar population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195017,779,628--0.70
195118,103,968324,3401.820.70
195218,440,671336,7031.860.70
195318,792,737352,0661.910.70
195419,162,184369,4471.970.70
195519,550,071387,8872.020.71
195619,956,400406,3292.080.71
195720,380,222423,8222.120.71
195820,819,754439,5322.160.71
195921,272,685452,9312.180.71
196021,736,942464,2572.180.72
196122,211,624474,6822.180.72
196222,697,667486,0432.190.72
196323,198,241500,5742.210.72
196423,717,788519,5472.240.72
196524,259,359541,5712.280.73
196624,823,940564,5812.330.73
196725,410,060586,1202.360.73
196826,015,248605,1882.380.73
196926,635,849620,6012.390.73
197027,269,069633,2202.380.74
197127,913,750644,6812.360.74
197228,570,097656,3472.350.74
197329,238,168668,0712.340.74
197429,918,461680,2932.330.75
197530,611,095692,6342.320.75
197631,314,341703,2462.300.75
197732,026,742712,4012.270.76
197832,748,784722,0422.250.76
197933,481,396732,6122.240.76
198034,224,313742,9172.220.77
198134,976,462752,1492.200.77
198235,734,272757,8102.170.77
198336,491,800757,5282.120.78
198437,241,527749,7272.050.78
198537,977,086735,5591.980.78
198638,698,482721,3961.900.78
198739,404,335705,8531.820.78
198840,085,651681,3161.730.78
198940,731,426645,7751.610.78
199041,335,199603,7731.480.78
199141,890,197554,9981.340.77
199242,401,684511,4871.220.77
199342,890,002488,3181.150.77
199443,383,428493,4261.150.77
199543,901,598518,1701.190.76
199644,452,206550,6081.250.76
199745,027,233575,0271.290.76
199845,611,220583,9871.300.76
199946,181,077569,8571.250.76
200046,719,701538,6241.170.76
200147,225,120505,4191.080.76
200247,702,171477,0511.010.76
200348,148,902446,7310.940.75
200448,564,484415,5820.860.75
200548,949,924385,4400.790.75
200649,301,050351,1260.720.74
200749,621,475320,4250.650.74
200849,929,642308,1670.620.74
200950,250,367320,7250.640.73
201050,600,818350,4510.700.73
201150,990,617389,7990.770.72
201251,413,704423,0870.830.72
201351,852,468438,7640.850.72
201452,280,824428,3560.830.72
201552,680,726399,9020.760.71
201653,045,201364,4750.690.71
201753,382,523337,3220.640.71
201853,708,320325,7970.610.70
201954,045,420337,1000.630.70