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Malta Population and Religion Percentage

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. Malta is the world’s tenth smallest country in area and the fourth-most densely populated sovereign country. 

As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the estimated population of  Malta in 2024 is 536 thousand or 5.36 lakh.

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Malta Demographics
Malta2022 Population
Total Population533,286
Global Rank174
Land Area 311,888 sq. km (120,421 sq. mi)
Area Rank316 (122)
Pop. Density1380 people/sq. km
Capital CityValletta
Fertility Rate* 1.45
Infant mortality rate ** 4.3
Median Age  42.6 Years
Life Expectancy 83.06 years
Urban Population 93.2%

*Fertility rate, the 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 Malta

Christianity is the main religion in Malta. Amon Christians Catholics are at majority and followed by 83% of the population. . Other Denominations are Eastern Orthodoxy (2%), Protestantism (2%), and Other Christians (3%).

Non-Christian faiths account for 5%, and it Includes Islam, Buddhism, and the Baháʼí Faith. the remaining 5% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in Malta

ReligionPercentage
Christianity  90
– Roman Catholic  – 83% 
– Eastern Orthodox – 2% 
– Protestantism – 2% 
– Other Christian   – 3%
Unaffiliated / No religion  5% 
Islam  2% 
Other religions   3%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Malta by Population
  • Valletta
  • Gozo
Population of Malta 2024 | Religion in Malta
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