Greenland Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Greenland population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Greenland in 2019 is 56,672, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Greenland in 2018 was 56,564, a 0.15% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Greenland in 2017 was 56,481, a 0.12% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Greenland in 2016 was 56,412, a 0.06% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2019 Population
United States 329,064,917
Japan 126,860,301
Germany 83,517,045
United Kingdom 67,530,172
France 65,129,728
Italy 60,550,075
South Korea 51,225,308
Spain 46,736,776
Argentina 44,780,677
Poland 37,887,768
Canada 37,411,047
Saudi Arabia 34,268,528
Australia 25,203,198
Taiwan 23,773,876
Chile 18,952,038
Netherlands 17,097,130
Belgium 11,539,328
Greece 10,473,455
Portugal 10,226,187
Sweden 10,036,379
UAE 9,770,529
Hungary 9,684,679
Austria 8,955,102
Switzerland 8,591,365
Israel 8,519,377
Hong Kong 7,436,154
Singapore 5,804,337
Denmark 5,771,876
Finland 5,532,156
Norway 5,378,857
Oman 4,974,986
Ireland 4,882,495
New Zealand 4,783,063
Panama 4,246,439
Kuwait 4,207,083
Croatia 4,130,304
Uruguay 3,461,734
Puerto Rico 2,933,408
Qatar 2,832,067
Lithuania 2,759,627
Slovenia 2,078,654
Latvia 1,906,743
Bahrain 1,641,172
Trinidad and Tobago 1,394,973
Estonia 1,325,648
Cyprus 1,198,575
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 615,729
Malta 440,372
Bahamas 389,482
Iceland 339,031
Barbados 287,025
New Caledonia 282,750
French Polynesia 279,287
Channel Islands 172,259
Guam 167,294
Curacao 163,424
Aruba 106,314
Seychelles 97,739
Antigua and Barbuda 97,118
Isle of Man 84,584
Andorra 77,142
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 62,506
Northern Mariana Islands 57,216
Greenland 56,672
Faroe Islands 48,678
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,388
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,191
Liechtenstein 38,019
San Marino 33,860
Gibraltar 33,701
British Virgin Islands 30,030
Palau 18,008
Greenland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%