Greenland Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Greenland population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Greenland in 2021 is 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.
  • The population of Greenland in 2018 was 56,564, a 0.15% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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United Kingdom 68,207,116
France 65,426,179
Italy 60,367,477
South Korea 51,305,186
Spain 46,745,216
Argentina 45,605,826
Canada 38,067,903
Poland 37,797,005
Saudi Arabia 35,340,683
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Taiwan 23,855,010
Chile 19,212,361
Netherlands 17,173,099
Belgium 11,632,326
Greece 10,370,744
Portugal 10,167,925
Sweden 10,160,169
UAE 9,991,089
Hungary 9,634,164
Austria 9,043,070
Israel 8,789,774
Switzerland 8,715,494
Hong Kong 7,552,810
Singapore 5,896,686
Denmark 5,813,298
Finland 5,548,360
Norway 5,465,630
Oman 5,223,375
Ireland 4,982,907
New Zealand 4,860,643
Panama 4,381,579
Kuwait 4,328,550
Croatia 4,081,651
Uruguay 3,485,151
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Puerto Rico 2,828,255
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Latvia 1,866,942
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Estonia 1,325,185
Cyprus 1,215,584
Macao 658,394
Luxembourg 634,814
Malta 442,784
Bahamas 396,913
Iceland 343,353
New Caledonia 288,218
Barbados 287,711
French Polynesia 282,530
Channel Islands 175,245
Guam 170,179
Curacao 164,798
Aruba 107,204
Seychelles 98,908
Antigua and Barbuda 98,731
Isle of Man 85,410
Andorra 77,355
Cayman Islands 66,497
Bermuda 62,090
Northern Mariana Islands 57,917
Greenland 56,877
Faroe Islands 49,049
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,412
Monaco 39,511
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,231
Liechtenstein 38,250
San Marino 34,017
Gibraltar 33,698
British Virgin Islands 30,421
Palau 18,169
Greenland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%