Demographics of Tuvalu

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

As of 2021, the population of Tuvalu is projected at 11.93 thousand, up by 1.13% compared with 11.79 thousand in 2020. Tuvalu is ranked 225th in terms of population and 100th in terms of population growth rate.

7.52 thousand people are living in urban areas, which is 64.79% of Tuvalu population. Tuvalu is ranked 114th in terms of urbanization.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Tuvalu population

Year Population Growth (%)
19504,676-
19555,0721.18
19605,3210.68
19655,3880.64
19705,7401.22
19756,0642.73
19807,6313.72
19858,2111.25
19908,9101.40
19959,2980.42
20009,3920.51
20059,9971.28
201010,5211.04
201511,0991.15
201611,2321.20
201711,3651.18
201811,5051.23
201911,6551.30
202011,7921.18
202111,9251.13
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Tuvalu

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19505784,588-11.193
19557454,8245.5213.370
19609705,1345.5515.895
19651,2815,5345.4318.793
19701,6135,6904.5422.081
19751,9785,6993.8925.761
19802,4015,6514.0729.822
19852,9635,6874.2634.251
19903,6615,3424.0140.661
19954,0585,1721.3743.970
20004,3355,0851.7146.018
20054,9835,0443.4749.699
20105,7714,7602.7854.796
20156,5714,4302.4859.730
20207,3614,1382.2164.014
20217,5214,0882.1764.785