Maldives Population 2022


Maldives map
  • The current population of Maldives is estimated at 563,776 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Maldives represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Maldives is 1,102 inhabitants per km2.
  • Maldives is located in Asia.
  • Maldives ranks number 173 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Maldives is 1.927851° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 73.399211° E.
  • The median age in Maldives is 30 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Maldives is 3,100.00 MVR per month, around USD $201.30 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Maldives shares its land boundary with are not existent. It has just maritime borders with India, Sri Lanka, and the British Indian Ocean Territory (United Kingdom).

Maldives

Official name Republic of Maldives
Location Asia
Capital Malé
Population 558,831 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 1,102/km2
Population growth rate 1.92% (in 2022)
Area 300 km2 (115.83 sq mi)
Official language Dhivehi
Currency Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) and United States dollar (
Life expectancy 79.61 years
Internet TLD .mv
Call code +960

Maldives Population Graph

Maldives Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 541,083 343,263 197,820 63.44% 36.56% 220,058 40.67%
2019 531,488 336,432 195,056 63.3% 36.7% 213,871 40.24%
2018 516,220 323,876 192,344 62.74% 37.26% 205,507 39.81%
2017 497,242 307,494 189,748 61.84% 38.16% 195,814 39.38%
2016 476,313 289,408 186,905 60.76% 39.24% 185,524 38.95%
2015 455,687 271,817 183,870 59.65% 40.35% 175,576 38.53%
2014 435,758 255,093 180,665 58.54% 41.46% 166,067 38.11%
2013 416,299 238,997 177,302 57.41% 42.59% 156,903 37.69%
2012 397,906 224,021 173,885 56.3% 43.7% 148,300 37.27%
2011 381,140 210,618 170,522 55.26% 44.74% 140,450 36.85%
2010 366,352 199,039 167,313 54.33% 45.67% 133,462 36.43%
2009 353,992 189,740 164,252 53.6% 46.4% 127,508 36.02%
2008 344,032 182,647 161,385 53.09% 46.91% 122,510 35.61%
2007 335,742 177,171 158,571 52.77% 47.23% 118,181 35.2%
2006 328,046 172,257 155,789 52.51% 47.49% 114,127 34.79%
2005 320,147 167,245 152,902 52.24% 47.76% 108,050 33.75%
2004 311,794 161,821 149,973 51.9% 48.1% 101,302 32.49%
2003 303,196 156,237 146,959 51.53% 48.47% 94,749 31.25%
2002 294,685 150,731 143,954 51.15% 48.85% 88,523 30.04%
2001 286,796 145,750 141,046 50.82% 49.18% 82,769 28.86%
2000 279,871 141,587 138,284 50.59% 49.41% 77,552 27.71%
1999 273,987 138,254 135,733 50.46% 49.54% 74,333 27.13%
1998 268,901 135,580 133,321 50.42% 49.58% 71,958 26.76%
1997 264,285 133,332 130,953 50.45% 49.55% 69,718 26.38%
1996 259,619 131,160 128,459 50.52% 49.48% 67,527 26.01%
1995 254,576 128,841 125,735 50.61% 49.39% 65,273 25.64%
1994 249,079 126,333 122,746 50.72% 49.28% 63,739 25.59%
1993 243,081 123,558 119,523 50.83% 49.17% 62,350 25.65%
1992 236,744 120,645 116,099 50.96% 49.04% 60,867 25.71%
1991 230,202 117,656 112,546 51.11% 48.89% 59,346 25.78%
1990 223,605 114,620 108,985 51.26% 48.74% 57,780 25.84%
1989 216,935 111,570 105,365 51.43% 48.57% 55,991 25.81%
1988 210,207 108,467 101,740 51.6% 48.4% 54,086 25.73%
1987 203,430 105,295 98,135 51.76% 48.24% 52,180 25.65%
1986 196,655 102,084 94,571 51.91% 48.09% 50,285 25.57%
1985 189,919 98,815 91,104 52.03% 47.97% 48,410 25.49%
1984 183,214 95,491 87,723 52.12% 47.88% 45,712 24.95%
1983 176,608 92,154 84,454 52.18% 47.82% 42,845 24.26%
1982 170,189 88,856 81,333 52.21% 47.79% 40,114 23.57%
1981 164,149 85,751 78,398 52.24% 47.76% 37,607 22.91%
1980 158,588 82,910 75,678 52.28% 47.72% 35,286 22.25%
1979 153,583 80,401 73,182 52.35% 47.65% 33,189 21.61%
1978 149,072 78,188 70,884 52.45% 47.55% 31,275 20.98%
1977 144,914 76,152 68,762 52.55% 47.45% 28,925 19.96%
1976 140,844 74,070 66,774 52.59% 47.41% 26,197 18.6%
1975 136,691 71,845 64,846 52.56% 47.44% 23,648 17.3%
1974 132,366 69,386 62,980 52.42% 47.58% 21,298 16.09%
1973 127,955 66,780 61,175 52.19% 47.81% 19,116 14.94%
1972 123,594 64,182 59,412 51.93% 48.07% 17,130 13.86%
1971 119,542 61,839 57,703 51.73% 48.27% 15,349 12.84%
1970 115,919 59,907 56,012 51.68% 48.32% 13,783 11.89%
1969 112,807 58,457 54,350 51.82% 48.18% 13,198 11.7%
1968 110,113 57,413 52,700 52.14% 47.86% 12,685 11.52%
1967 107,696 56,616 51,080 52.57% 47.43% 12,213 11.34%
1966 105,339 55,851 49,488 53.02% 46.98% 11,998 11.39%
1965 102,915 54,967 47,948 53.41% 46.59% 11,794 11.46%
1964 100,377 53,912 46,465 53.71% 46.29% 11,443 11.4%
1963 97,755 52,729 45,026 53.94% 46.06% 11,095 11.35%
1962 95,111 51,474 43,637 54.12% 45.88% 10,738 11.29%
1961 92,531 50,217 42,314 54.27% 45.73% 10,391 11.23%
1960 90,071 49,044 41,027 54.45% 45.55% 10,061 11.17%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Maldives ordered by Population

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

Maldives

# City Population 2022
1 Male 104,564
2 Fuvahmulah 11,237
3 Hithadhoo 10,060
4 Kulhudhuffushi 9,624
5 Thinadhoo 6,468
6 Naifaru 5,103
7 Hulhumale 5,086
8 Dhidhdhoo 3,073
9 Maafushi 3,052
10 Viligili 2,969
11 Funadhoo 2,936
12 Eydhafushi 2,857
13 Mahibadhoo 2,178
14 Vilufushi 2,098
15 Guraidhoo 1,822
16 Fonadhoo 1,804
17 Meedhoo 1,752
18 Manadhoo 1,606
19 Ugoofaaru 1,604
20 Kudahuvadhoo 1,578
21 Vaadhoo 1,494
22 Open Stage 1,274
23 Madifushi 1,122
24 Veymandoo 1,117
25 Muli 1,025

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2