Greenland Population Growth Rate 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Greenland population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Greenland in 2020 is 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.
  • The population of Greenland in 2017 was 56,481, a 0.12% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
United States 331,002,651
Japan 126,476,461
Germany 83,783,942
United Kingdom 67,886,011
France 65,273,511
Italy 60,461,826
South Korea 51,269,185
Spain 46,754,778
Argentina 45,195,774
Poland 37,846,611
Canada 37,742,154
Saudi Arabia 34,813,871
Australia 25,499,884
Taiwan 23,816,775
Chile 19,116,201
Netherlands 17,134,872
Belgium 11,589,623
Greece 10,423,054
Portugal 10,196,709
Sweden 10,099,265
UAE 9,890,402
Hungary 9,660,351
Austria 9,006,398
Israel 8,655,535
Switzerland 8,654,622
Hong Kong 7,496,981
Singapore 5,850,342
Denmark 5,792,202
Finland 5,540,720
Norway 5,421,241
Oman 5,106,626
Ireland 4,937,786
New Zealand 4,822,233
Panama 4,314,767
Kuwait 4,270,571
Croatia 4,105,267
Uruguay 3,473,730
Qatar 2,881,053
Puerto Rico 2,860,853
Lithuania 2,722,289
Slovenia 2,078,938
Latvia 1,886,198
Bahrain 1,701,575
Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488
Estonia 1,326,535
Cyprus 1,207,359
Macao 649,335
Luxembourg 625,978
Malta 441,543
Bahamas 393,244
Iceland 341,243
Barbados 287,375
New Caledonia 285,498
French Polynesia 280,908
Channel Islands 173,863
Guam 168,775
Curacao 164,093
Aruba 106,766
Seychelles 98,347
Antigua and Barbuda 97,929
Isle of Man 85,033
Andorra 77,265
Cayman Islands 65,722
Bermuda 62,278
Northern Mariana Islands 57,559
Greenland 56,770
Faroe Islands 48,863
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,876
Monaco 39,242
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,717
Liechtenstein 38,128
San Marino 33,931
Gibraltar 33,691
British Virgin Islands 30,231
Palau 18,094
Greenland - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
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%