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Population of Myanmar 2022

Myanmar or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. Its the largest country in Mainland Southeast Asia and the 10th largest in Asia by area. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Myanmar in 2021 is 54,700,794 (54.7 million or 5.47 crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Myanmar Population 2022

Myanmar has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.67%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  55,227,152 (55.3 million)* equivalent to 0.7% of the total world population.  The total Land Area of Myanmar is 653,508 sq. km (252,321 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Myanmar is 84 per Km2 (216 people per mi2).

Population of Myanmar  in 2022 – 55.3 million or 5.53 Crore (Approx)
Myanmar 2022 Population
Total Population55,227,152 (55.3 million or 5.53 Crore)
Global Rank27th
Share of World Pop.0.7%
Land Area 653,508 sq. km (252,321 sq. mi)
Area Rank39
Pop. Density84 people/sq. km
Capital CityNaypyidaw
Myanmar Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Myanmar  2.17
Infant mortality rate** in Myanmar  33.4
Median Age in Myanmar   29 years
Life Expectancy in Myanmar  67.78 years
Urban Population of Myanmar  31.4%

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*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 Myanmar

Religion in Myanmar 

  • Buddhism – 90%
  • Christianity – 6.3%
  • Islam – 2.1%
  • Hinduism – 0.5%
  • Tribal religions – 0.8%
  • Other – 0.2%
  • No religion – 0.1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Myanmar by Population


Source: Census 2015

Indian Population in Myanmar

Burmese Indians make around 3-5% of the Myanmar population & approx population of Indians in Myanmar as of 2021 is 20 Lakhs. Some of the Cities where Indians are in large numbers are Yangon (Rangoon), Mandalay, Pyin U Lwin, and Kalaw

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