Maldives Population and religion percentage
Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small archipelagic state in South Asia situated in the Indian Ocean. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to Addu Atoll in the south (across the Equator). The Maldives is one of the world’s most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area & 2nd the least-populous country in Asia.
As per the United Nations World Population Prospects report, the estimated population of Maldives in 2024 is 517,887 (5.17 Lakh)
|Land Area||298 sq.km ((115 mi)|
|Pop. Density||1802 people/sq. km|
|Infant mortality rate **||5.3|
|Median Age||29.9 Years|
|Life Expectancy||79.89 years|
Source: UN World Population Prospects report
*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 Maldives
Islam is the majority religion in Maldives and also the state religion of Maldives. Almost the entire population of Maldives follows Islam.
Religion percentage in Maldives
- Islam- 100%
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