๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Population of Marshall Islands

42,415
Current Population of Marshall Islands
414
Net population growth this year
235.64
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Marshall Islands reached 42,415, of which 21,622 people are male and 20,793 female. The country has a population density of 235.6389 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.976% for the year. According to the latest data, Marshall Islands is set to increase its population size by 414 people next year. Making the total population count of Marshall Islands 42,415 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Marshall Islands (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Marshall Islands grown from 13,066 people to 42,415. An increase of the population size by 224.62% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 13,066 6,739 6,327 275 72.5861 2.105%
1951 13,316 6,813 6,504 227 73.9806 1.705%
1952 13,540 6,854 6,686 220 75.2222 1.625%
1953 13,747 6,872 6,875 194 76.3722 1.411%
1954 13,916 6,935 6,981 145 77.3139 1.042%
1955 14,062 7,060 7,002 146 78.1222 1.038%
1956 14,200 7,181 7,019 130 78.8889 0.915%
1957 14,329 7,298 7,032 128 79.6056 0.893%
1958 14,536 7,442 7,094 286 80.7556 1.968%
1959 14,905 7,638 7,266 451 82.8028 3.026%
1960 15,374 7,876 7,498 489 85.4139 3.181%
1961 15,867 8,125 7,740 496 88.15 3.126%
1962 16,387 8,389 7,999 545 91.0417 3.326%
1963 16,946 8,673 8,274 573 94.1472 3.382%
1964 17,537 8,975 8,562 608 97.4278 3.467%
1965 18,154 9,290 8,864 626 100.8556 3.449%
1966 18,794 9,615 9,179 654 104.4111 3.48%
1967 19,665 10,104 9,561 1,088 109.25 5.534%
1968 21,001 10,924 10,078 1,584 116.6722 7.546%
1969 22,623 11,932 10,690 1,660 125.6833 7.341%
1970 23,969 12,719 11,251 1,032 133.1611 4.306%
1971 24,680 13,025 11,655 391 137.1139 1.584%
1972 25,084 13,095 11,989 417 139.3583 1.662%
1973 25,522 13,180 12,342 458 141.7889 1.795%
1974 26,174 13,438 12,737 847 145.4139 3.236%
1975 27,048 13,866 13,181 899 150.2639 3.324%
1976 27,964 14,316 13,648 934 155.3556 3.34%
1977 28,912 14,784 14,127 961 160.6194 3.324%
1978 29,892 15,268 14,624 1,000 166.0667 3.346%
1979 30,902 15,768 15,134 1,020 171.6778 3.301%
1980 31,988 16,312 15,674 1,151 177.7083 3.599%
1981 33,219 16,945 16,274 1,312 184.55 3.95%
1982 34,568 17,648 16,921 1,387 192.0472 4.013%
1983 35,975 18,380 17,596 1,426 199.8611 3.964%
1984 37,437 19,140 18,297 1,498 207.9833 4.002%
1985 38,962 19,936 19,026 1,552 216.4556 3.984%
1986 40,527 20,752 19,775 1,578 225.15 3.894%
1987 42,122 21,581 20,541 1,612 234.0111 3.827%
1988 43,687 22,394 21,293 1,517 242.7028 3.473%
1989 44,988 23,063 21,925 1,086 249.9333 2.414%
1990 46,048 23,602 22,445 1,033 255.8194 2.243%
1991 47,054 24,114 22,939 979 261.4083 2.081%
1992 48,015 24,606 23,408 944 266.75 1.966%
1993 48,944 25,085 23,860 915 271.9139 1.87%
1994 49,840 25,549 24,291 875 276.8861 1.756%
1995 50,702 25,996 24,706 850 281.6778 1.677%
1996 51,538 26,429 25,109 822 286.3222 1.595%
1997 52,358 26,854 25,504 818 290.8778 1.562%
1998 53,164 27,273 25,892 795 295.3583 1.495%
1999 53,834 27,618 26,216 543 299.075 1.009%
2000 54,224 27,814 26,410 239 301.2472 0.441%
2001 54,413 27,906 26,508 138 302.2944 0.254%
2002 54,496 27,945 26,552 28 302.7556 0.051%
2003 54,493 27,939 26,555 -34 302.7389 -0.062%
2004 54,435 27,902 26,534 -81 302.4194 -0.149%
2005 54,336 27,843 26,494 -117 301.8694 -0.215%
2006 54,208 27,769 26,439 -141 301.1528 -0.26%
2007 54,038 27,678 26,360 -197 300.2139 -0.365%
2008 53,816 27,555 26,261 -247 298.9806 -0.459%
2009 53,593 27,431 26,162 -200 297.7389 -0.373%
2010 53,416 27,355 26,061 -155 296.7528 -0.29%
2011 52,972 27,144 25,828 -733 294.2861 -1.384%
2012 52,202 26,746 25,456 -805 290.0139 -1.542%
2013 51,352 26,308 25,045 -895 285.2917 -1.743%
2014 50,419 25,823 24,596 -973 280.1028 -1.93%
2015 49,410 25,299 24,111 -1,045 274.4972 -2.115%
2016 48,329 24,738 23,591 -1,116 268.4944 -2.309%
2017 47,187 24,146 23,040 -1,169 262.1472 -2.478%
2018 45,989 23,529 22,460 -1,226 255.4944 -2.666%
2019 44,728 22,874 21,855 -1,295 248.4917 -2.895%
2020 43,414 22,190 21,224 -1,335 241.1861 -3.075%
2021 42,050 21,483 20,567 -1,392 233.6111 -3.311%
2022 41,569 21,222 20,346 430 230.9389 1.034%
2023 41,996 21,425 20,571 424 233.3111 1.01%
2024 42,415 21,622 20,793 414 235.6389 0.976%

Statements that can be derived from Marshall Islands's population data

  • Marshall Islands has a population of 42,415 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Marshall Islands's population is equivalent to 0.00% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Marshall Islands's population will grow with 414 people.
  • In 2024, 0 more people will immigrate to Marshall Islands than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in Marshall Islands is 25.59 years.
  • In Marshall Islands there are 235.64 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 24.02 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Marshall Islands.
  • In Marshall Islands, 21,622 of the total population are male, and 20,793 are female.

Future Population of Marshall Islands (2024 - 2100)

Marshall Islands's population is set to incease in the future from 42,415 people to 50,977 people. An increase of the population size by 290.15% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 42,415 21,622 20,793 414 235.6389 0.976%
2025 42,819 21,810 21,009 394 237.8833 0.92%
2026 43,209 21,991 21,218 386 240.05 0.893%
2027 43,594 22,173 21,421 384 242.1889 0.881%
2028 43,978 22,351 21,627 384 244.3222 0.873%
2029 44,358 22,526 21,831 375 246.4306 0.845%
2030 44,733 22,701 22,032 376 248.5167 0.841%
2031 45,107 22,874 22,233 372 250.5944 0.825%
2032 45,484 23,049 22,435 382 252.6889 0.84%
2033 45,863 23,225 22,638 376 254.7944 0.82%
2034 46,235 23,400 22,835 368 256.8611 0.796%
2035 46,611 23,574 23,037 384 258.95 0.824%
2036 46,988 23,749 23,239 370 261.0444 0.787%
2037 47,356 23,922 23,434 367 263.0917 0.775%
2038 47,719 24,090 23,629 359 265.1083 0.752%
2039 48,078 24,259 23,820 358 267.1 0.745%
2040 48,434 24,429 24,005 354 269.0778 0.731%
2041 48,779 24,590 24,189 336 270.9944 0.689%
2042 49,109 24,744 24,365 324 272.8278 0.66%
2043 49,431 24,897 24,534 319 274.6139 0.645%
2044 49,737 25,041 24,696 294 276.3167 0.591%
2045 50,023 25,175 24,848 278 277.9056 0.556%
2046 50,294 25,302 24,992 264 279.4111 0.525%
2047 50,553 25,426 25,127 253 280.8472 0.5%
2048 50,792 25,541 25,251 225 282.175 0.443%
2049 51,008 25,642 25,366 207 283.375 0.406%
2050 51,211 25,735 25,475 199 284.5028 0.389%
2051 51,398 25,823 25,576 176 285.5444 0.342%
2052 51,569 25,902 25,667 166 286.4944 0.322%
2053 51,721 25,973 25,748 138 287.3389 0.267%
2054 51,858 26,037 25,822 137 288.1028 0.264%
2055 51,988 26,096 25,892 122 288.8222 0.235%
2056 52,111 26,154 25,956 123 289.5028 0.236%
2057 52,222 26,206 26,016 99 290.1194 0.19%
2058 52,319 26,253 26,067 96 290.6611 0.183%
2059 52,414 26,297 26,118 95 291.1917 0.181%
2060 52,499 26,335 26,164 75 291.6639 0.143%
2061 52,575 26,372 26,204 77 292.0861 0.146%
2062 52,656 26,410 26,246 83 292.5306 0.158%
2063 52,733 26,445 26,288 72 292.9611 0.137%
2064 52,806 26,478 26,328 73 293.3639 0.138%
2065 52,874 26,510 26,363 64 293.7444 0.121%
2066 52,945 26,542 26,402 78 294.1389 0.147%
2067 53,009 26,570 26,439 50 294.4944 0.094%
2068 53,066 26,596 26,471 65 294.8139 0.122%
2069 53,128 26,624 26,504 58 295.1556 0.109%
2070 53,181 26,643 26,538 48 295.45 0.09%
2071 53,228 26,659 26,570 47 295.7139 0.088%
2072 53,272 26,673 26,599 40 295.9556 0.075%
2073 53,310 26,682 26,628 36 296.1667 0.068%
2074 53,344 26,689 26,656 33 296.3583 0.062%
2075 53,370 26,691 26,678 17 296.4972 0.032%
2076 53,390 26,689 26,701 24 296.6111 0.045%
2077 53,404 26,680 26,724 3 296.6861 0.006%
2078 53,404 26,664 26,741 -1 296.6917 -0.002%
2079 53,394 26,645 26,750 -19 296.6361 -0.036%
2080 53,368 26,616 26,751 -35 296.4861 -0.066%
2081 53,336 26,582 26,753 -28 296.3111 -0.052%
2082 53,294 26,541 26,753 -56 296.0778 -0.105%
2083 53,234 26,490 26,744 -63 295.7472 -0.118%
2084 53,165 26,435 26,730 -76 295.3611 -0.143%
2085 53,088 26,375 26,713 -78 294.9333 -0.147%
2086 53,001 26,312 26,689 -96 294.45 -0.181%
2087 52,904 26,247 26,657 -98 293.9111 -0.185%
2088 52,793 26,173 26,620 -124 293.2944 -0.235%
2089 52,667 26,090 26,576 -128 292.5944 -0.243%
2090 52,534 26,006 26,528 -138 291.8556 -0.263%
2091 52,398 25,922 26,477 -134 291.1 -0.256%
2092 52,258 25,834 26,424 -147 290.3194 -0.281%
2093 52,106 25,747 26,360 -155 289.4806 -0.297%
2094 51,951 25,658 26,292 -156 288.6167 -0.3%
2095 51,793 25,567 26,226 -160 287.7389 -0.309%
2096 51,633 25,476 26,157 -160 286.85 -0.31%
2097 51,471 25,385 26,086 -164 285.95 -0.319%
2098 51,307 25,294 26,013 -163 285.0417 -0.318%
2099 51,142 25,208 25,934 -169 284.1194 -0.33%
2100 50,977 25,121 25,855 -161 283.2028 -0.316%

Population Density of Marshall Islands

Today, Marshall Islands has a population density of 235.6389 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 72.5861 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 235.6389 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Marshall Islands is projected to reach a population density of 283.2028 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Marshall Islands Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Marshall Islands's Population

The population growth rate of Marshall Islands currently stands at 0.976% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.058 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Marshall Islands will decrease to 0.976%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Marshall Islands's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.316% by the year 2100.

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

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.105%
1960 3.181%
1970 4.306%
1980 3.599%
1990 2.243%
2000 0.441%
2010 -0.29%
2020 -3.075%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.841%
2040 0.731%
2050 0.389%
2060 0.143%
2070 0.09%
2080 -0.066%
2090 -0.263%
2100 -0.316%
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Life Expectancy of Marshall Islands

Today, Marshall Islands has an average life expectancy of 65.4153 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 52.0572 years since the 1950 to 65.4153 years in 2024. In the future, Marshall Islands is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 74.3691 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 52,057
1960 53,820
1970 58,537
1980 61,014
1990 62,175
2000 63,274
2010 63,226
2020 64,977
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 66,215
2040 67,452
2050 68,642
2060 69,744
2070 70,831
2080 71,937
2090 73,127
2100 74,369
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Migration to and from Marshall Islands

In 2024 Marshall Islands will see net migrations of 0 people. This means that 0 more people will immigrate to Marshall Islands than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Marshall Islands was 0.

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

Year Net Migration
1950 -98
1960 9
1970 172
1980 -173
1990 -593
2000 -1,323
2010 -1,415
2020 -1,901
Year Net Migration
2030 0
2040 0
2050 0
2060 0
2070 0
2080 0
2090 0
2100 0
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Births in Marshall Islands

In 2024, Marshall Islands will see 756 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Marshall Islands in 2022, when the country saw 770 new borns.

Births Marshall Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 606
1960 720
1970 1,115
1980 1,614
1990 1,957
2000 1,920
2010 1,631
2020 887
Year Births
2030 780
2040 846
2050 759
2060 698
2070 686
2080 636
2090 583
2100 559
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Deaths in Marshall Islands

In 2024, 346 people will die in Marshall Islands. That is an increase of Marshall Islands's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 329 deaths.

Deaths Marshall Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 236
1960 248
1970 266
1980 292
1990 336
2000 351
2010 372
2020 329
Year Births
2030 404
2040 498
2050 566
2060 615
2070 635
2080 663
2090 718
2100 724
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Median Age in Marshall Islands

The median age of Marshall Islands has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Marshall Islands will reach 40.1051 years of age, by the year 2100.

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

Year Median Age
1950 16.5022
1960 14.992
1970 14.8885
1980 13.3079
1990 13.5733
2000 16.0002
2010 19.4939
2020 24.1713
Year Median Age
2030 26.3178
2040 28.7645
2050 31.8889
2060 33.8274
2070 35.2716
2080 37.3637
2090 39.2026
2100 40.1051
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Fertility Rate in Marshall Islands

The fertility rate of Marshall Islands has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Marshall Islands will reach 1.7395 births per woman, by the year 2100.

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

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 7.7365
1960 8.2343
1970 8.2101
1980 7.4391
1990 6.0295
2000 4.5925
2010 3.6325
2020 2.7772
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.3816
2040 2.1435
2050 1.9875
2060 1.8891
2070 1.8167
2080 1.7879
2090 1.756
2100 1.7395
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Infant Mortality Rate in Marshall Islands

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 Marshall Islands while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Marshall Islands has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 92.8024. Today, Marshall Islands has a much better infant mortality rate of 24.0174 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Marshall Islands is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 10.5162 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

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

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 92.8024
1960 86.7872
1970 59.4905
1980 49.509
1990 37.5177
2000 33.993
2010 31.4127
2020 25.0496
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 22.5769
2040 20.2219
2050 17.7903
2060 15.8192
2070 14.2317
2080 12.8239
2090 11.5676
2100 10.5162
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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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