Population of Maldives 2021

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Population of Maldives 2021

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 least-populous country in Asia..

As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Maldives  in 2020 is 540,542 (5.40 Lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Maldives Population 2021

Maldives has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.81%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  543,620 (5.43 Lakhs). The total Land Area of Maldives is 311,888 sq. km (120,421 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Maldives is 1802 per Km2 (4,667 people per mi2).

Population of Maldives in 2021  – 5.43 Lakhs (Approx)
 Maldives2020 Population
Total Population 540,542 (5.40 Lakhs)
Global Rank173
Share of World Pop.o.o1%
Land Area 298 sq.km ((115 mi)
Area Rank187
Pop. Density1802 people/sq. km
Capital CityMale

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Maldives Demographics
Fertility Rate* 1.88
Infant mortality rate ** 5.3
Median Age  29.9 Years
Life Expectancy 79.89 years
Urban Population 35%

*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

Religion in Maldives

  • Islam- 100%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Maldives by Population

#CityPopulation
1Malé67,742
2Addu City33,876
3Fuvahmulah13,037
4Kulhudhuffushi10,210
5Thinadhoo7,487
6Naifaru5,542
7Hinnavaru4,901
8Dhuvaafaru4,760
9Dhidhdhoo4,246
10Gan3,860