Greenland Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Greenland population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Greenland in 2022 is 56,973, a 0.17% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Greenland in 2021 was 56,877, a 0.19% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Greenland in 2020 was 56,770, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Greenland in 2019 was 56,672, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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United States 334,805,269
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United Kingdom 68,497,907
France 65,584,518
Italy 60,262,770
South Korea 51,329,899
Spain 46,719,142
Argentina 46,010,234
Canada 38,388,419
Poland 37,739,785
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Taiwan 23,888,595
Chile 19,250,195
Netherlands 17,211,447
Belgium 11,668,278
Greece 10,316,637
Sweden 10,218,971
Portugal 10,140,570
UAE 10,081,785
Hungary 9,606,259
Austria 9,066,710
Israel 8,922,892
Switzerland 8,773,637
Hong Kong 7,604,299
Singapore 5,943,546
Denmark 5,834,950
Finland 5,554,960
Norway 5,511,370
Oman 5,323,993
Ireland 5,020,199
New Zealand 4,898,203
Panama 4,446,964
Kuwait 4,380,326
Croatia 4,059,286
Uruguay 3,496,016
Qatar 2,979,915
Puerto Rico 2,829,812
Lithuania 2,661,708
Slovenia 2,078,034
Latvia 1,848,837
Bahrain 1,783,983
Trinidad and Tobago 1,406,585
Estonia 1,321,910
Cyprus 1,223,387
Macao 667,490
Luxembourg 642,371
Malta 444,033
Bahamas 400,516
Iceland 345,393
New Caledonia 290,915
Barbados 288,023
French Polynesia 284,164
Channel Islands 176,463
Guam 171,519
Curacao 165,529
Aruba 107,609
Antigua and Barbuda 99,509
Seychelles 99,426
Isle of Man 85,732
Andorra 77,463
Cayman Islands 67,277
Bermuda 61,939
Northern Mariana Islands 58,269
Greenland 56,973
Faroe Islands 49,233
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,966
Monaco 39,783
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,741
Liechtenstein 38,387
San Marino 34,085
Gibraltar 33,704
British Virgin Islands 30,596
Palau 18,233
Greenland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 56,973 0.17%
2021 56,877 0.19%
2020 56,770 0.17%
2019 56,672 0.19%
2018 56,564 0.15%
2017 56,481 0.12%
2016 56,412 0.06%
2015 56,377 -0.01%
2014 56,381 -0.06%
2013 56,414 -0.10%
2012 56,470 -0.14%
2011 56,552 -0.15%
2010 56,638 -0.16%
2009 56,728 -0.20%
2008 56,841 -0.15%
2007 56,927 -0.08%
2006 56,971 0.04%
2005 56,951 0.16%
2004 56,861 0.27%
2003 56,708 0.34%
2002 56,518 0.34%
2001 56,327 0.27%
2000 56,175 0.23%
1999 56,046 0.18%
1998 55,948 0.12%
1997 55,881 0.08%
1996 55,837 0.05%
1995 55,811 -0.01%
1994 55,815 -0.06%
1993 55,848 -0.02%
1992 55,861 0.13%
1991 55,789 0.33%
1990 55,604 0.56%
1989 55,295 0.76%
1988 54,878 0.93%
1987 54,373 1.07%
1986 53,797 1.14%
1985 53,190 1.25%
1984 52,534 1.36%
1983 51,829 1.31%
1982 51,157 1.13%
1981 50,584 0.81%
1980 50,179 0.47%
1979 49,946 0.17%
1978 49,860 0.03%
1977 49,844 0.13%
1976 49,780 0.39%
1975 49,586 0.71%
1974 49,234 1.02%
1973 48,738 1.37%
1972 48,077 1.89%
1971 47,186 2.41%
1970 46,074 3.08%
1969 44,699 3.72%
1968 43,097 4.20%
1967 41,361 4.42%
1966 39,610 4.34%
1965 37,964 4.17%
1964 36,445 4.00%
1963 35,043 3.89%
1962 33,730 3.88%
1961 32,471 3.94%
1960 31,239 4.07%
1959 30,017 4.05%
1958 28,850 4.04%
1957 27,731 3.79%
1956 26,718 3.37%
1955 25,846 3.00%
1954 25,093 2.55%
1953 24,469 2.22%
1952 23,938 1.98%
1951 23,473 2.07%
1950 22,996 0.00%