Myanmar Population 2022


Myanmar map
  • The current population of Myanmar is estimated at 55,130,769 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Myanmar represent 0.70% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Myanmar is 76 inhabitants per km2.
  • Myanmar is located in Asia.
  • Myanmar ranks number 26 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Myanmar is 21.9114° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 95.9317° E.
  • The median age in Myanmar is 29.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Myanmar is 4,800 MMK per day, around USD $2.55 per day, in 2022.
  • The countries that Myanmar shares its land boundary with are China to the north and northeast, Laos to the east, Thailand to the southeast, the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal to the south and southwest, India to the northwest and Bangladesh to the west.

Myanmar

Official name Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Location Asia
Capital Naypyidaw
Population 55,086,917 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 76/km2
Population growth rate 0.62% (in 2022)
Area 676,578 km2 (261,228.12 sq mi)
Official language Burmese
Currency Kyat (K) (MMK)
Life expectancy 67.58 years
Internet TLD .mm
Call code +95

Myanmar Population Graph

Myanmar Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 54,420,676 26,225,324 28,195,352 48.19% 51.81% 16,946,599 31.14%
2019 54,056,231 26,049,698 28,006,533 48.19% 51.81% 16,676,347 30.85%
2018 53,719,060 25,887,215 27,831,845 48.19% 51.81% 16,427,289 30.58%
2017 53,393,198 25,730,182 27,663,016 48.19% 51.81% 16,188,818 30.32%
2016 53,055,808 25,572,899 27,482,909 48.2% 51.8% 15,959,187 30.08%
2015 52,691,260 25,397,187 27,294,073 48.2% 51.8% 15,733,610 29.86%
2014 52,291,272 25,204,393 27,086,879 48.2% 51.8% 15,504,362 29.65%
2013 51,862,834 24,997,886 26,864,948 48.2% 51.8% 15,278,791 29.46%
2012 51,423,986 24,786,361 26,637,625 48.2% 51.8% 15,051,801 29.27%
2011 51,000,810 24,582,390 26,418,420 48.2% 51.8% 14,831,036 29.08%
2010 50,610,947 24,404,599 26,206,348 48.22% 51.78% 14,621,503 28.89%
2009 50,260,416 24,245,625 26,014,791 48.24% 51.76% 14,424,739 28.7%
2008 49,944,621 24,108,269 25,836,352 48.27% 51.73% 14,239,211 28.51%
2007 49,636,365 23,974,364 25,662,001 48.3% 51.7% 14,057,019 28.32%
2006 49,315,839 23,834,345 25,481,494 48.33% 51.67% 13,872,546 28.13%
2005 48,964,616 23,679,288 25,285,328 48.36% 51.64% 13,685,610 27.95%
2004 48,579,058 23,502,548 25,076,510 48.38% 51.62% 13,485,547 27.76%
2003 48,163,352 23,306,246 24,857,106 48.39% 51.61% 13,283,452 27.58%
2002 47,716,474 23,094,773 24,621,701 48.4% 51.6% 13,069,542 27.39%
2001 47,239,287 22,868,539 24,370,748 48.41% 51.59% 12,853,810 27.21%
2000 46,733,714 22,637,811 24,095,903 48.44% 51.56% 12,632,123 27.03%
1999 46,194,929 22,390,682 23,804,247 48.47% 51.53% 12,398,719 26.84%
1998 45,624,903 22,132,640 23,492,263 48.51% 51.49% 12,163,599 26.66%
1997 45,040,731 21,871,779 23,168,952 48.56% 51.44% 11,926,786 26.48%
1996 44,465,539 21,610,252 22,855,287 48.6% 51.4% 11,694,437 26.3%
1995 43,914,768 21,355,752 22,559,016 48.63% 51.37% 11,470,537 26.12%
1994 43,396,436 21,116,706 22,279,730 48.66% 51.34% 11,261,375 25.95%
1993 42,902,859 20,880,821 22,022,038 48.67% 51.33% 11,056,067 25.77%
1992 42,414,407 20,647,333 21,767,074 48.68% 51.32% 10,853,847 25.59%
1991 41,902,759 20,398,263 21,504,496 48.68% 51.32% 10,651,681 25.42%
1990 41,347,589 20,128,006 21,219,583 48.68% 51.32% 10,436,131 25.24%
1989 40,743,658 19,838,087 20,905,571 48.69% 51.31% 10,214,435 25.07%
1988 40,097,679 19,527,570 20,570,109 48.7% 51.3% 9,984,322 24.9%
1987 39,416,171 19,199,617 20,216,554 48.71% 51.29% 9,743,677 24.72%
1986 38,710,094 18,859,558 19,850,536 48.72% 51.28% 9,503,328 24.55%
1985 37,988,480 18,511,786 19,476,694 48.73% 51.27% 9,261,591 24.38%
1984 37,252,702 18,156,967 19,095,735 48.74% 51.26% 9,018,879 24.21%
1983 36,502,752 17,798,742 18,704,010 48.76% 51.24% 8,775,262 24.04%
1982 35,744,993 17,432,833 18,312,160 48.77% 51.23% 8,575,224 23.99%
1981 34,986,958 17,070,137 17,916,821 48.79% 51.21% 8,389,873 23.98%
1980 34,234,583 16,706,477 17,528,106 48.8% 51.2% 8,206,030 23.97%
1979 33,491,441 16,347,172 17,144,269 48.81% 51.19% 8,024,549 23.96%
1978 32,758,607 15,996,028 16,762,579 48.83% 51.17% 7,845,686 23.95%
1977 32,036,356 15,646,556 16,389,800 48.84% 51.16% 7,669,504 23.94%
1976 31,323,741 15,301,647 16,022,094 48.85% 51.15% 7,495,771 23.93%
1975 30,620,276 14,961,067 15,659,209 48.86% 51.14% 7,324,370 23.92%
1974 29,927,445 14,625,542 15,301,903 48.87% 51.13% 7,155,652 23.91%
1973 29,246,939 14,298,828 14,948,111 48.89% 51.11% 6,990,018 23.9%
1972 28,578,664 13,974,967 14,603,697 48.9% 51.1% 6,747,423 23.61%
1971 27,922,123 13,659,503 14,262,620 48.92% 51.08% 6,483,517 23.22%
1970 27,277,244 13,349,483 13,927,761 48.94% 51.06% 6,227,395 22.83%
1969 26,643,843 13,042,161 13,601,682 48.95% 51.05% 5,981,543 22.45%
1968 26,023,044 12,743,485 13,279,559 48.97% 51.03% 5,743,286 22.07%
1967 25,417,677 12,452,120 12,965,557 48.99% 51.01% 5,515,636 21.7%
1966 24,833,867 12,173,562 12,660,305 49.02% 50.98% 5,297,064 21.33%
1965 24,269,060 11,901,547 12,367,513 49.04% 50.96% 5,089,222 20.97%
1964 23,727,272 11,645,345 12,081,927 49.08% 50.92% 4,890,191 20.61%
1963 23,207,517 11,397,212 11,810,305 49.11% 50.89% 4,701,843 20.26%
1962 22,706,743 11,160,364 11,546,379 49.15% 50.85% 4,520,913 19.91%
1961 22,220,511 10,932,491 11,288,020 49.2% 50.8% 4,348,554 19.57%
1960 21,745,642 10,709,729 11,035,913 49.25% 50.75% 4,181,687 19.23%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Myanmar ordered by Population

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

Myanmar

# City Population 2022
1 Yangon 5,166,705
2 Mandalay 1,321,299
3 Naypyidaw 377,178
4 Taunggyi 306,900
5 Mawlamyine 233,911
6 Bago 222,427
7 Monywa 202,715
8 Myitkyina 182,007
9 Pathein 174,151
10 Lashio 145,140
11 Pyin Oo Lwin 129,903
12 Sittwe 125,502
13 Pyay 123,937
14 Kalay 121,410
15 Myawaddy 113,721
16 Pakokku 108,374
17 Myeik 107,657
18 Meiktila 102,845
19 Taungoo 99,464
20 Myingyan 92,238
21 Mogok 90,556
22 Taikkyi 88,616
23 Magway 85,398
24 Hinthada 81,847
25 Sagaing 80,703
26 Thanlyin 80,178
27 Hpa-An 75,953
28 Muse 75,026
29 Dawei 74,241
30 Nyaunglebin 73,580
31 Shwebo 72,981
32 Pyinmana 72,795
33 Pyu 64,455
34 Hpakant 60,688
35 Shwegu 59,195
36 Myaungmya 59,185
37 Kawthaung 58,453
38 Kalaw 58,248
39 Thanbyuzayat 57,832
40 Thaton 55,608
41 Bhamo 55,116
42 Aunglan 53,404
43 Mudon 53,055
44 Tachileik 51,996
45 Loikaw 51,878
46 Yenangyaung 50,079
47 Pyapon 49,585
48 Nyaung-U 49,052
49 Bogale 48,823
50 Taungdwingyi 46,529
51 Chauk 45,486
52 Kengtung 44,719
53 Tamu 44,196
54 Twante 43,432
55 Ma-ubin 43,417
56 Kawkareik 43,276
57 Kyauktan 43,236
58 Kyaukpadaung 43,215
59 Tatkon 42,008
60 Kyaukse 41,822
61 Kyaukme 40,253
62 Minbu 40,239
63 Mottama 40,012
64 Kyaikkhami 39,612
65 Hlegu 39,059
66 Daik-U 38,773
67 Tharrawaddy 38,470
68 Mrauk U 36,515
69 Kyaikto 35,583
70 Ye 34,761
71 Tangyan 33,916
72 Mohnyin 33,550
73 Kayan 33,307
74 Mawlamyinegyun 33,224
75 Wundwin 32,812
76 Pyawbwe 32,562
77 Tanai 32,350
78 Kyauktaga 31,906
79 Labutta 31,408
80 Aungpan 30,607
81 Lewe 30,516
82 Namhkan 30,490
83 Lawksawk 29,808
84 Paung 29,737
85 Taungup 28,881
86 Thongwa 28,295
87 Yamethin 27,983
88 Hakha 27,906
89 Payathonzu 27,587
90 Panglong 27,389
91 Katha 27,021
92 Hmawbi 26,201
93 Paungde 25,636
94 Kanbalu 25,272
95 Kutkai 25,230
96 Mogaung 25,217
97 Letpadan 24,980
98 Shwegyin 24,820
99 Kyaiklat 24,687
100 Thayet 20,479

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
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/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
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Syria 18,398,996 119/km2