Maldives Population Density 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 Maldives population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Maldives in 2020 is 1,801.81 people per square kilometer, a 1.81% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2019 was 1,769.84 people per square kilometer, a 2.96% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2018 was 1,718.99 people per square kilometer, a 3.89% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2017 was 1,654.67 people per square kilometer, a 4.39% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
Maldives - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 1,801.81 1.81%
2019 1,769.84 2.96%
2018 1,718.99 3.89%
2017 1,654.67 4.39%
2016 1,585.04 4.53%
2015 1,516.38 4.57%
2014 1,450.05 4.67%
2013 1,385.31 4.62%
2012 1,324.12 4.40%
2011 1,268.32 4.04%
2010 1,219.11 3.49%
2009 1,177.99 2.90%
2008 1,144.84 2.47%
2007 1,117.23 2.35%
2006 1,091.62 2.47%
2005 1,065.36 2.68%
2004 1,037.55 2.84%
2003 1,008.94 2.89%
2002 980.62 2.75%
2001 954.35 2.47%
2000 931.33 2.15%
1999 911.76 1.89%
1998 894.85 1.75%
1997 879.47 1.80%
1996 863.94 1.98%
1995 847.13 2.23%
1994 828.63 2.47%
1993 808.68 2.68%
1992 787.55 2.84%
1991 765.84 2.95%
1990 743.86 3.07%
1989 721.70 3.21%
1988 699.28 3.33%
1987 676.76 3.45%
1986 654.21 3.55%
1985 631.79 3.66%
1984 609.50 3.75%
1983 587.48 3.76%
1982 566.17 3.68%
1981 546.08 3.51%
1980 527.57 3.26%
1979 510.92 3.02%
1978 495.93 2.87%
1977 482.10 2.89%
1976 468.54 3.04%
1975 454.72 3.26%
1974 440.35 3.45%
1973 425.67 3.52%
1972 411.18 3.40%
1971 397.67 3.12%
1970 385.64 2.76%
1969 375.27 2.45%
1968 366.30 2.25%
1967 358.26 2.23%
1966 350.45 2.35%
1965 342.39 2.54%
1964 333.90 2.69%
1963 325.17 2.79%
1962 316.35 2.79%
1961 307.75 2.74%
1960 299.54 2.61%
1959 291.92 2.51%
1958 284.78 2.41%
1957 278.07 2.34%
1956 271.71 2.27%
1955 265.68 2.17%
1954 260.04 2.00%
1953 254.94 1.72%
1952 250.63 1.30%
1951 247.40 0.69%
1950 245.71 0.00%