Madagascar Population 2022


Madagascar map
  • The current population of Madagascar is estimated at 29,317,509 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Madagascar represent 0.37% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Madagascar is 35.6 inhabitants per km2.
  • Madagascar is located in Africa.
  • Madagascar ranks number 51 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Madagascar is -18.7572° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 46.8703° E.
  • The median age in Madagascar is 19.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Madagascar is 168,019.09 MGA per month, around USD $41.50 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Madagascar shares its land boundary with are not existent . It has just maritime borders with Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Mozambique and France (Mayotte and Réunion).

Madagascar

Official name Republic of Madagascar
Location Africa
Capital Antananarivo
Population 29,098,694 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 35.6/km2
Population growth rate 2.69% (in 2022)
Area 587,041 km2 (226,657.70 sq mi)
Official language Malagasy and French
Currency Ariary (MGA)
Life expectancy 67.88 years
Internet TLD .mg
Call code +261

Madagascar Population Graph

Madagascar Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 27,696,003 13,817,536 13,878,467 49.89% 50.11% 10,671,270 38.53%
2019 26,974,160 13,454,711 13,519,449 49.88% 50.12% 10,212,417 37.86%
2018 26,267,040 13,102,000 13,165,040 49.88% 50.12% 9,768,712 37.19%
2017 25,575,114 12,754,309 12,820,805 49.87% 50.13% 9,340,032 36.52%
2016 24,899,349 12,414,815 12,484,534 49.86% 50.14% 8,928,907 35.86%
2015 24,238,927 12,083,105 12,155,822 49.85% 50.15% 8,529,678 35.19%
2014 23,594,615 11,761,916 11,832,699 49.85% 50.15% 8,147,221 34.53%
2013 22,965,851 11,446,180 11,519,671 49.84% 50.16% 7,780,830 33.88%
2012 22,351,110 11,137,558 11,213,552 49.83% 50.17% 7,427,274 33.23%
2011 21,748,319 10,835,013 10,913,306 49.82% 50.18% 7,085,602 32.58%
2010 21,155,870 10,537,739 10,618,131 49.81% 50.19% 6,757,185 31.94%
2009 20,573,229 10,247,525 10,325,704 49.81% 50.19% 6,439,421 31.3%
2008 20,000,475 9,960,237 10,040,238 49.8% 50.2% 6,134,146 30.67%
2007 19,437,407 9,679,829 9,757,578 49.8% 50.2% 5,838,997 30.04%
2006 18,884,041 9,404,252 9,479,789 49.8% 50.2% 5,557,573 29.43%
2005 18,340,389 9,131,680 9,208,709 49.79% 50.21% 5,283,866 28.81%
2004 17,806,553 8,865,883 8,940,670 49.79% 50.21% 5,023,229 28.21%
2003 17,282,595 8,605,004 8,677,591 49.79% 50.21% 4,828,757 27.94%
2002 16,768,475 8,349,024 8,419,451 49.79% 50.21% 4,638,160 27.66%
2001 16,264,185 8,097,938 8,166,247 49.79% 50.21% 4,454,760 27.39%
2000 15,769,959 7,851,863 7,918,096 49.79% 50.21% 4,276,813 27.12%
1999 15,285,581 7,612,219 7,673,362 49.8% 50.2% 4,104,178 26.85%
1998 14,811,753 7,376,253 7,435,500 49.8% 50.2% 3,938,445 26.59%
1997 14,350,730 7,148,099 7,202,631 49.81% 50.19% 3,777,112 26.32%
1996 13,905,478 6,927,709 6,977,769 49.82% 50.18% 3,623,768 26.06%
1995 13,478,098 6,717,484 6,760,614 49.84% 50.16% 3,477,349 25.8%
1994 13,069,157 6,514,975 6,554,182 49.85% 50.15% 3,337,863 25.54%
1993 12,678,004 6,322,521 6,355,483 49.87% 50.13% 3,201,196 25.25%
1992 12,304,290 6,138,610 6,165,680 49.89% 50.11% 3,036,699 24.68%
1991 11,945,675 5,962,086 5,983,589 49.91% 50.09% 2,881,297 24.12%
1990 11,601,431 5,792,594 5,808,837 49.93% 50.07% 2,734,457 23.57%
1989 11,271,357 5,630,043 5,641,314 49.95% 50.05% 2,594,666 23.02%
1988 10,955,025 5,474,226 5,480,799 49.97% 50.03% 2,463,785 22.49%
1987 10,650,308 5,324,089 5,326,219 49.99% 50.01% 2,338,808 21.96%
1986 10,354,602 5,178,336 5,176,266 50.01% 49.99% 2,220,027 21.44%
1985 10,065,908 5,035,974 5,029,934 50.03% 49.97% 2,106,795 20.93%
1984 9,783,216 4,896,500 4,886,716 50.05% 49.95% 1,998,711 20.43%
1983 9,506,564 4,759,937 4,746,627 50.07% 49.93% 1,895,609 19.94%
1982 9,236,353 4,627,413 4,608,940 50.1% 49.9% 1,797,394 19.46%
1981 8,973,492 4,497,514 4,475,978 50.12% 49.88% 1,704,066 18.99%
1980 8,718,641 4,371,527 4,347,114 50.14% 49.86% 1,614,692 18.52%
1979 8,471,710 4,250,257 4,221,453 50.17% 49.83% 1,530,838 18.07%
1978 8,232,189 4,131,736 4,100,453 50.19% 49.81% 1,450,512 17.62%
1977 8,000,077 4,017,639 3,982,438 50.22% 49.78% 1,374,413 17.18%
1976 7,775,318 3,907,097 3,868,221 50.25% 49.75% 1,303,143 16.76%
1975 7,557,845 3,800,084 3,757,761 50.28% 49.72% 1,234,196 16.33%
1974 7,347,536 3,696,545 3,650,991 50.31% 49.69% 1,166,054 15.87%
1973 7,144,348 3,596,465 3,547,883 50.34% 49.66% 1,100,944 15.41%
1972 6,948,286 3,499,852 3,448,434 50.37% 49.63% 1,039,464 14.96%
1971 6,759,475 3,407,451 3,352,024 50.41% 49.59% 982,152 14.53%
1970 6,577,883 3,317,884 3,259,999 50.44% 49.56% 927,482 14.1%
1969 6,403,456 3,232,465 3,170,991 50.48% 49.52% 880,475 13.75%
1968 6,235,964 3,149,785 3,086,179 50.51% 49.49% 836,243 13.41%
1967 6,074,987 3,070,906 3,004,081 50.55% 49.45% 794,001 13.07%
1966 5,921,551 2,995,120 2,926,431 50.58% 49.42% 754,998 12.75%
1965 5,772,100 2,921,837 2,850,263 50.62% 49.38% 714,586 12.38%
1964 5,627,977 2,851,133 2,776,844 50.66% 49.34% 675,920 12.01%
1963 5,489,062 2,783,503 2,705,559 50.71% 49.29% 640,025 11.66%
1962 5,355,173 2,717,750 2,637,423 50.75% 49.25% 605,670 11.31%
1961 5,226,173 2,654,896 2,571,277 50.8% 49.2% 573,311 10.97%
1960 5,101,918 2,594,325 2,507,593 50.85% 49.15% 542,844 10.64%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Madagascar ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Madagascar. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Madagascar

# City Population 2022
1 Antananarivo 1,392,824
2 Toamasina 207,364
3 Antsirabe 187,277
4 Fianarantsoa 168,615
5 Mahajanga 155,446
6 Toliara 115,873
7 Antsiranana 83,766
8 Antanifotsy 71,191
9 Ambovombe 67,359
10 Ambilobe 56,476
11 Amparafaravola 52,039
12 Tolanaro 45,493
13 Ambatondrazaka 43,587
14 Mananara 41,518
15 Soavinandriana 40,890
16 Mahanoro 40,302
17 Soanierana Ivongo 39,581
18 Faratsiho 37,969
19 Nosy Varika 37,501
20 Vavatenina 37,204
21 Morondava 37,120
22 Amboasary 36,428
23 Manakara 35,829
24 Antalaha 34,361
25 Ikongo 32,659
26 Antsohimbondrona 32,340
27 Manjakandriana 32,158
28 Sambava 31,774
29 Fandriana 31,723
30 Marovoay 31,497
31 Betioky 31,379
32 Ambanja 30,927
33 Ambositra 30,584
34 Betafo 30,107
35 Tsiombe 30,034
36 Moramanga 29,501
37 Ambatolampy 28,694
38 Sahavato 28,300
39 Ambalavao 28,285
40 Mananjary 27,907
41 Tsiroanomandidy 27,317
42 Vohipaho 27,267
43 Miandrarivo 27,221
44 Marolambo 26,359
45 Ambatofinandrahana 26,241
46 Ankazoabo 26,213
47 Ampanihy 25,933
48 Vohibinany 25,551
49 Ampahana 25,238
50 Farafangana 25,004
51 Maevatanana 24,257
52 Belo sur Tsiribihina 24,141
53 Maroantsetra 24,117
54 Vangaindrano 23,744
55 Beloha 23,217
56 Hell-Ville 22,852
57 Ambato Boeny 22,768
58 Arivonimamo 22,180
59 Sakaraha 21,983
60 Antsohihy 21,467
61 Fenoarivo Atsinanana 21,267
62 Sitampiky 21,208
63 Soanindrariny 21,197
64 Ampasimanolotra 21,155
65 Andapa 20,969
66 Miandrivazo 20,846
67 Vondrozo 20,148
68 Andilamena 19,888
69 Fenoarivo Be 19,809
70 Anjozorobe 19,179
71 Beroroha 18,811
72 Ifanadiana 17,668
73 Ambohitrolomahitsy 17,175
74 Amboanjo 17,139
75 Sadabe 17,136
76 Ihosy 17,119
77 Bealanana 17,087
78 Tsaratanana 16,919
79 Ambarakaraka 16,264
80 Alarobia 16,131
81 Ankazondandy 16,115
82 Maintirano 16,112
83 Ankazobe 15,840
84 Ikalamavony 15,737
85 Ifatsy 15,125
86 Kopoky 15,111
87 Tranovaho 13,133
88 Antsirabe Afovoany 13,118
89 Ambodifotatra 11,921
90 Antakotako 11,107
91 Andovoranto 10,511
92 Ambodivoara 10,106
93 Mahabe 10,097
94 Miadanandriana 10,085
95 Sahatavy 10,080
96 Mantasoa 10,074
97 Fandrandava 9,175
98 Merikanjaka 8,154
99 Bemaitso 8,129
100 Ambohitrandriamanitra 8,102

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2