๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Population of Maldives

517,886
Current Population of Maldives
-3,022
Net population growth this year
1726.29
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Maldives reached 517,886, of which 295,676 people are male and 222,212 female. The country has a population density of 1726.29 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of -0.584% for the year. According to the latest data, Maldives is set to decrease its population size by -3,022 people next year. Making the total population count of Maldives 517,886 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Maldives (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Maldives grown from 74,484 people to 517,886. An increase of the population size by 595.3% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 74,484 42,182 32,302 1,291 248.2817 1.733%
1951 75,816 42,778 33,038 1,372 252.72 1.81%
1952 77,211 43,408 33,803 1,418 257.37 1.837%
1953 78,659 44,063 34,596 1,479 262.1983 1.88%
1954 80,193 44,761 35,432 1,588 267.31 1.98%
1955 81,823 45,507 36,316 1,672 272.7433 2.044%
1956 83,560 46,305 37,254 1,801 278.5317 2.155%
1957 85,417 47,167 38,250 1,914 284.7233 2.241%
1958 87,387 48,089 39,298 2,025 291.29 2.319%
1959 89,458 49,060 40,398 2,117 298.195 2.367%
1960 91,650 50,094 41,555 2,265 305.4983 2.471%
1961 93,952 51,184 42,769 2,340 313.1733 2.491%
1962 96,332 52,310 44,022 2,420 321.1067 2.512%
1963 98,775 53,473 45,302 2,466 329.25 2.497%
1964 101,241 54,651 46,590 2,466 337.47 2.436%
1965 104,566 56,312 48,254 4,183 348.5517 4.001%
1966 108,713 58,438 50,275 4,111 362.375 3.782%
1967 112,548 60,420 52,127 3,559 375.1583 3.162%
1968 116,049 62,270 53,778 3,444 386.83 2.968%
1969 119,569 64,150 55,419 3,596 398.5633 3.008%
1970 123,243 66,112 57,130 3,751 410.8083 3.044%
1971 127,066 68,153 58,913 3,896 423.5533 3.066%
1972 130,990 70,238 60,752 3,953 436.635 3.018%
1973 134,940 72,336 62,604 3,946 449.8 2.924%
1974 138,944 74,423 64,519 4,061 463.145 2.923%
1975 143,126 76,527 66,599 4,304 477.0867 3.007%
1976 147,468 78,668 68,799 4,379 491.5583 2.97%
1977 151,792 80,790 71,001 4,269 505.9717 2.813%
1978 156,025 82,874 73,151 4,198 520.0833 2.691%
1979 160,326 85,014 75,312 4,404 534.42 2.747%
1980 164,887 87,303 77,584 4,717 549.6217 2.861%
1981 169,663 89,708 79,956 4,836 565.5433 2.851%
1982 174,523 92,146 82,377 4,883 581.7417 2.798%
1983 179,339 94,553 84,786 4,751 597.7983 2.649%
1984 184,388 97,097 87,291 5,346 614.6267 2.9%
1985 190,384 100,072 90,312 6,645 634.6117 3.491%
1986 197,225 103,400 93,824 7,037 657.415 3.568%
1987 204,256 106,833 97,423 7,026 680.8533 3.44%
1988 211,160 110,225 100,935 6,782 703.8667 3.212%
1989 217,937 113,559 104,378 6,772 726.4567 3.108%
1990 224,957 116,993 107,964 7,268 749.8567 3.231%
1991 232,150 120,499 111,651 7,118 773.8333 3.066%
1992 239,136 123,912 115,224 6,853 797.1183 2.866%
1993 245,845 127,190 118,656 6,567 819.485 2.671%
1994 252,201 130,280 121,921 6,144 840.67 2.436%
1995 258,208 133,257 124,951 5,870 860.6933 2.273%
1996 263,842 136,154 127,688 5,397 879.4717 2.046%
1997 269,040 138,876 130,163 5,000 896.8 1.859%
1998 273,796 141,377 132,419 4,512 912.6533 1.648%
1999 278,111 143,644 134,467 4,118 927.0367 1.481%
2000 282,507 145,914 136,592 4,673 941.6883 1.654%
2001 287,324 148,364 138,959 4,961 957.745 1.727%
2002 292,284 150,902 141,382 4,959 974.2783 1.697%
2003 297,226 153,458 143,768 4,925 990.7517 1.657%
2004 302,134 156,014 146,120 4,893 1007.115 1.62%
2005 307,018 158,562 148,456 4,874 1023.3933 1.588%
2006 314,401 163,497 150,904 9,891 1048.0017 3.146%
2007 325,126 171,583 153,543 11,560 1083.7533 3.556%
2008 336,883 180,542 156,341 11,954 1122.9433 3.549%
2009 349,037 189,739 159,298 12,354 1163.4567 3.54%
2010 361,574 199,169 162,405 12,721 1205.2483 3.519%
2011 374,440 208,805 165,635 13,011 1248.135 3.475%
2012 387,539 218,617 168,923 13,187 1291.7983 3.403%
2013 400,728 228,512 172,215 13,190 1335.76 3.292%
2014 416,738 239,142 177,596 18,830 1389.1267 4.519%
2015 435,582 250,493 185,089 18,858 1451.94 4.33%
2016 454,252 261,719 192,534 18,483 1514.175 4.069%
2017 472,442 272,628 199,814 17,896 1574.8067 3.788%
2018 489,758 282,965 206,793 16,736 1632.5267 3.418%
2019 504,508 291,624 212,884 12,764 1681.6933 2.53%
2020 514,438 297,122 217,316 7,096 1714.7933 1.379%
2021 521,457 300,736 220,721 6,943 1738.1917 1.331%
2022 523,787 301,316 222,471 -2,284 1745.9567 -0.436%
2023 521,020 298,591 222,431 -3,247 1736.7383 -0.623%
2024 517,886 295,676 222,212 -3,022 1726.29 -0.584%

Statements that can be derived from Maldives's population data

  • Maldives has a population of 517,886 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Maldives's population is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Maldives's population will decrease with -3,022 people.
  • In 2024, 8,086 more people will emigrate from Maldives than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Maldives is 32.92 years.
  • In Maldives there are 1726.29 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 5.52 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Maldives.
  • In Maldives, 295,676 of the total population are male, and 222,212 are female.

Future Population of Maldives (2024 - 2100)

Maldives's population is set to decrease in the future from 517,886 people to 469,441 people. A decrease of the population size by 530.26% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 517,886 295,676 222,212 -3,022 1726.29 -0.584%
2025 515,222 293,120 222,103 -2,305 1717.4117 -0.447%
2026 513,361 291,142 222,221 -1,417 1711.2083 -0.276%
2027 512,284 289,722 222,562 -739 1707.615 -0.144%
2028 511,718 288,682 223,036 -394 1705.7267 -0.077%
2029 511,725 288,061 223,664 408 1705.75 0.08%
2030 512,683 288,099 224,584 1,508 1708.9433 0.294%
2031 514,714 288,866 225,848 2,554 1715.7133 0.496%
2032 517,587 290,208 227,380 3,193 1725.2917 0.617%
2033 520,779 291,777 229,002 3,190 1735.93 0.613%
2034 523,919 293,324 230,596 3,093 1746.4017 0.59%
2035 526,981 294,829 232,152 3,028 1756.6033 0.575%
2036 529,986 296,302 233,684 2,982 1766.62 0.563%
2037 532,964 297,756 235,208 2,975 1776.5483 0.558%
2038 535,944 299,201 236,743 2,983 1786.4783 0.557%
2039 538,924 300,641 238,282 2,977 1796.4117 0.552%
2040 541,917 302,084 239,833 3,010 1806.39 0.555%
2041 544,920 303,525 241,395 2,996 1816.4 0.55%
2042 547,912 304,952 242,961 2,989 1826.375 0.546%
2043 550,899 306,366 244,532 2,984 1836.33 0.542%
2044 553,876 307,769 246,108 2,971 1846.255 0.536%
2045 556,820 309,138 247,683 2,917 1856.0683 0.524%
2046 559,692 310,461 249,232 2,826 1865.64 0.505%
2047 562,458 311,721 250,737 2,705 1874.8583 0.481%
2048 565,094 312,896 252,197 2,568 1883.6467 0.454%
2049 567,593 313,987 253,607 2,431 1891.9783 0.428%
2050 569,909 314,973 254,936 2,200 1899.6967 0.386%
2051 572,011 315,832 256,178 2,004 1906.7033 0.35%
2052 573,870 316,551 257,319 1,714 1912.9 0.299%
2053 575,462 317,117 258,344 1,469 1918.205 0.255%
2054 576,766 317,514 259,252 1,140 1922.5533 0.198%
2055 577,762 317,733 260,028 851 1925.8717 0.147%
2056 578,462 317,781 260,680 549 1928.205 0.095%
2057 578,857 317,646 261,211 242 1929.5233 0.042%
2058 578,942 317,330 261,612 -71 1929.8083 -0.012%
2059 578,717 316,830 261,886 -380 1929.0567 -0.066%
2060 578,184 316,149 262,035 -686 1927.28 -0.119%
2061 577,365 315,294 262,071 -952 1924.55 -0.165%
2062 576,271 314,270 262,000 -1,236 1920.9033 -0.214%
2063 574,889 313,075 261,813 -1,528 1916.2967 -0.266%
2064 573,237 311,715 261,522 -1,776 1910.79 -0.31%
2065 571,356 310,210 261,146 -1,987 1904.5183 -0.348%
2066 569,249 308,563 260,685 -2,226 1897.4967 -0.391%
2067 566,929 306,778 260,151 -2,414 1889.7633 -0.426%
2068 564,418 304,869 259,550 -2,607 1881.395 -0.462%
2069 561,735 302,851 258,884 -2,760 1872.45 -0.491%
2070 558,896 300,731 258,164 -2,918 1862.9867 -0.522%
2071 555,898 298,507 257,392 -3,078 1852.9933 -0.554%
2072 552,756 296,187 256,569 -3,206 1842.52 -0.58%
2073 549,506 293,798 255,708 -3,294 1831.6867 -0.599%
2074 546,163 291,353 254,810 -3,392 1820.5433 -0.621%
2075 542,722 288,842 253,881 -3,489 1809.075 -0.643%
2076 539,198 286,284 252,915 -3,560 1797.3267 -0.66%
2077 535,603 283,694 251,909 -3,630 1785.3433 -0.678%
2078 531,947 281,077 250,870 -3,682 1773.1567 -0.692%
2079 528,254 278,448 249,805 -3,705 1760.845 -0.701%
2080 524,540 275,825 248,715 -3,722 1748.4667 -0.71%
2081 520,833 273,230 247,603 -3,691 1736.1117 -0.709%
2082 517,152 270,676 246,476 -3,672 1723.84 -0.71%
2083 513,498 268,168 245,330 -3,635 1711.6617 -0.708%
2084 509,902 265,726 244,175 -3,559 1699.6717 -0.698%
2085 506,395 263,373 243,022 -3,454 1687.9833 -0.682%
2086 503,002 261,123 241,879 -3,332 1676.6733 -0.662%
2087 499,728 258,986 240,743 -3,215 1665.7617 -0.643%
2088 496,594 256,976 239,619 -3,054 1655.3133 -0.615%
2089 493,595 255,086 238,509 -2,944 1645.3167 -0.596%
2090 490,754 253,331 237,423 -2,737 1635.8483 -0.558%
2091 488,081 251,719 236,363 -2,610 1626.9367 -0.535%
2092 485,558 250,230 235,327 -2,437 1618.525 -0.502%
2093 483,190 248,864 234,327 -2,297 1610.635 -0.475%
2094 480,954 247,608 233,346 -2,175 1603.1817 -0.452%
2095 478,838 246,449 232,390 -2,057 1596.1283 -0.43%
2096 476,818 245,363 231,456 -1,983 1589.395 -0.416%
2097 474,885 244,345 230,540 -1,883 1582.9517 -0.397%
2098 473,032 243,389 229,643 -1,825 1576.7717 -0.386%
2099 471,225 242,468 228,757 -1,788 1570.75 -0.379%
2100 469,441 241,564 227,877 -1,780 1564.8033 -0.379%

Population Density of Maldives

Today, Maldives has a population density of 1726.29 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 248.2817 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 1726.29 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Maldives is projected to reach a population density of 1564.8033 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Maldives Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Maldives's Population

The population growth rate of Maldives currently stands at -0.584% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.148 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Maldives will increase to -0.584%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Maldives's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.379% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 1.733%
1960 2.471%
1970 3.044%
1980 2.861%
1990 3.231%
2000 1.654%
2010 3.519%
2020 1.379%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.294%
2040 0.555%
2050 0.386%
2060 -0.119%
2070 -0.522%
2080 -0.71%
2090 -0.558%
2100 -0.379%
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Life Expectancy of Maldives

Today, Maldives has an average life expectancy of 81.3032 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 37.3562 years since the 1950 to 81.3032 years in 2024. In the future, Maldives is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 91.861 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 37,356
1960 38,529
1970 45,067
1980 55,621
1990 63,577
2000 70,875
2010 77,657
2020 79,874
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 82,594
2040 84,469
2050 86,000
2060 87,289
2070 88,476
2080 89,630
2090 90,766
2100 91,861
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Migration to and from Maldives

In 2024 Maldives will see net migrations of -8,086 people. This means that 8,086 more people will emigrate from Maldives than immigrate to the country this year. An increase of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Maldives was -8,011.

Net Migration for Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 0
1960 -41
1970 280
1980 -914
1990 -243
2000 133
2010 6,244
2020 1,134
Year Net Migration
2030 -1,815
2040 326
2050 326
2060 326
2070 326
2080 326
2090 326
2100 326
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Births in Maldives

In 2024, Maldives will see 6,554 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Maldives in 2022, when the country saw 7,197 new borns.

Births Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 3,083
1960 4,762
1970 5,944
1980 7,712
1990 9,297
2000 5,799
2010 7,592
2020 7,490
Year Births
2030 5,008
2040 5,101
2050 5,606
2060 4,466
2070 4,158
2080 4,373
2090 3,836
2100 3,497
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Deaths in Maldives

In 2024, 1,490 people will die in Maldives. That is an increase of Maldives's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 1,466 deaths.

Deaths Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 1,779
1960 2,456
1970 2,469
1980 2,088
1990 1,782
2000 1,259
2010 1,116
2020 1,542
Year Births
2030 1,683
2040 2,427
2050 3,721
2060 5,473
2070 7,412
2080 8,417
2090 6,911
2100 5,604
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Median Age in Maldives

The median age of Maldives has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Maldives will reach 51.5805 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 17.3965
1960 19.3692
1970 16.2756
1980 15.7696
1990 15.467
2000 17.7834
2010 23.4248
2020 29.9189
Year Median Age
2030 37.7695
2040 44.4244
2050 47.628
2060 48.4
2070 51.3674
2080 52.1872
2090 50.3571
2100 51.5805
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Fertility Rate in Maldives

The fertility rate of Maldives has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Maldives will reach 1.6452 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.1993
1960 6.8043
1970 7.2993
1980 7.1738
1990 6.0889
2000 2.7097
2010 2.3176
2020 1.7124
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.6544
2040 1.6459
2050 1.6475
2060 1.6507
2070 1.6369
2080 1.6368
2090 1.6422
2100 1.6452
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Infant Mortality Rate in Maldives

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Maldives while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Maldives has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 236.6963. Today, Maldives has a much better infant mortality rate of 5.5172 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Maldives is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.2013 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Maldives Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 236.6963
1960 219.7751
1970 169.1492
1980 105.5552
1990 64.52
2000 31.5924
2010 11.7804
2020 5.4821
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 4.3495
2040 3.0936
2050 2.4397
2060 2.0392
2070 1.7533
2080 1.5264
2090 1.3507
2100 1.2013
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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