Maldives Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Maldives population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Maldives in 2022 is 1,745.96 people per square kilometer, a 0.45% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2021 was 1,738.19 people per square kilometer, a 1.36% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2020 was 1,714.79 people per square kilometer, a 1.97% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2019 was 1,681.69 people per square kilometer, a 3.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Maldives 1,745.96
Mauritius 636.99
Nauru 633.40
Lebanon 525.33
Tuvalu 377.07
Grenada 368.94
Jamaica 257.27
Marshall Islands 230.94
Dominican Republic 230.71
American Samoa 221.37
Guatemala 163.87
China 148.53
Tonga 142.48
Thailand 139.73
Jordan 126.35
Azerbaijan 119.61
Malaysia 102.74
Iraq 102.28
Cuba 102.04
Costa Rica 101.39
Albania 98.86
Dominica 96.98
Armenia 93.49
Romania 82.46
Serbia 81.73
North Macedonia 81.43
Samoa 78.30
Ecuador 70.21
Mexico 64.91
Bulgaria 61.10
Equatorial Guinea 59.71
Fiji 50.89
Iran 50.74
South Africa 49.13
Belarus 45.93
Colombia 45.43
Montenegro 45.41
Venezuela 31.03
Peru 26.49
Brazil 25.28
Algeria 18.85
Belize 17.64
Paraguay 16.67
Turkmenistan 13.18
Gabon 8.93
Russia 8.46
Kazakhstan 7.12
Botswana 4.52
Libya 3.87
Suriname 3.77
Guyana 3.76
Namibia 3.11
Maldives - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 1,745.96 0.45%
2021 1,738.19 1.36%
2020 1,714.79 1.97%
2019 1,681.69 3.01%
2018 1,632.53 3.67%
2017 1,574.81 4.00%
2016 1,514.17 4.29%
2015 1,451.94 4.52%
2014 1,389.13 4.00%
2013 1,335.76 3.40%
2012 1,291.80 3.50%
2011 1,248.13 3.56%
2010 1,205.25 3.59%
2009 1,163.46 3.61%
2008 1,122.94 3.62%
2007 1,083.75 3.41%
2006 1,048.00 2.40%
2005 1,023.39 1.62%
2004 1,007.12 1.65%
2003 990.75 1.69%
2002 974.28 1.73%
2001 957.75 1.71%
2000 941.69 1.58%
1999 927.04 1.58%
1998 912.65 1.77%
1997 896.80 1.97%
1996 879.47 2.18%
1995 860.69 2.38%
1994 840.67 2.59%
1993 819.48 2.81%
1992 797.12 3.01%
1991 773.83 3.20%
1990 749.86 3.22%
1989 726.46 3.21%
1988 703.87 3.38%
1987 680.85 3.56%
1986 657.42 3.59%
1985 634.61 3.25%
1984 614.63 2.82%
1983 597.80 2.76%
1982 581.74 2.86%
1981 565.54 2.90%
1980 549.62 2.84%
1979 534.42 2.76%
1978 520.08 2.79%
1977 505.97 2.93%
1976 491.56 3.03%
1975 477.09 3.01%
1974 463.15 2.97%
1973 449.80 3.02%
1972 436.63 3.09%
1971 423.55 3.10%
1970 410.81 3.07%
1969 398.56 3.03%
1968 386.83 3.11%
1967 375.16 3.53%
1966 362.38 3.97%
1965 348.55 3.28%
1964 337.47 2.50%
1963 329.25 2.54%
1962 321.11 2.53%
1961 313.17 2.51%
1960 305.50 2.45%
1959 298.20 2.37%
1958 291.29 2.31%
1957 284.72 2.22%
1956 278.53 2.12%
1955 272.74 2.03%
1954 267.31 1.95%
1953 262.20 1.88%
1952 257.37 1.84%
1951 252.72 1.79%
1950 248.28 0.00%