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Marshall Islands Population

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands is an independent island country near the Equator in the Pacific Ocean. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia.  As per the UN World Population Prospects, the population of the Marshall Islands  in 2023 is 41,996 (41 thousand)

The total Land Area of the Marshall Islands is 181 sq. km (70 sq. mi) & the Population Density of the Marshall Islands is  329 per Km2 (852 people per mi2).

Marshall Islands2023 Population
Total Population41,996
Global Rank207
Land Area 181 sq. km (70 sq. mi)
Area Rank189
Pop. Density329 people/sq. km
Capital CityMajuro

Source: UN World Population Prospects 

Religion in Marshall Islands

Christianity is the main religion in the Marshall Islands and 98% of the population is Christian. About 80% of the population are Protestants, 8.5% are Catholics, 7% are Mormons, 1.7% are Jehovah’s Witnesses, and other Christians at 1.2%.

The main Churches are the United Church of Christ, the Assemblies of God, the Roman Catholic Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).

Persons without any religious affiliation account for a small percentage of the population (1.1%). There are fewer than 20 people who practice the Jewish faith and fewer than 20 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

Religion percentage in the Marshall Islands

  • Christianity – 98%
  • Other Religion – 2%

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Population of Marshall Islands 2024 | Religion in Marshall Islands