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Population of Madagascar 2022

Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometers (250 miles) off the coast of East Africa across the Mozambique Channel. It’s the world’s second-largest island country. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Madagascar in 2021 is 28,500,019 ( 28.5 million or 2.85 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Madagascar Population 2022

Madagascar has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.68 %. Its estimated population in 2022 is  29,178,075 (29.2 million)* equivalent to 0.36% of the total world population. 

The total Land Area of Madagascar is 581,540 sq. km (224,530 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Madagascar is 48 per Km2 (123 people per mi2)

Population of Madagascar in 2022 – 29.2 million or 2.92 Crores (Approx)
Madagascar 2022 Population
Total Population29,178,075 (29.2 million or 2.92 Crore )
Global Rank51
Share of World Pop.0.36%
Land Area 581,540 sq. km (224,530 sq. mi)
Area Rank46
Pop. Density48 people/sq. km
Capital CityAntananarivo

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Madagascar Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Madagascar4.11
Infant mortality rate ** in Madagascar23
Median Age in Madagascar 19.6 Years
Life Expectancy in Madagascar68.21 years
Urban Population of Madagascar38.5 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Madagascar

Religion in Madagascar

  • Christian – 85.3%
  • Folk religions – 4.5%
  • Islam – 3.0%
  • Unaffiliated – 6.9%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Madagascar by Population

#CityRegionPopulation
1AntananarivoAnalamanga12,75,207
2ToamasinaAtsinanana3,26,286
3AntsirabeVakinankaratra2,45,592
4MahajangaBoeny2,44,722
5FianarantsoaHaute Matsiatra1,89,879
6ToliaraAtsimo-Andrefana1,69,760
7AntsirananaDiana1,31,165
8Hell-VilleDiana1,09,365
9SambavaSava85,659
10TaolagnaroAnosy67,188

Source: 2018 Census