Maldives Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Maldives population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Maldives in 2019 is 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.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2016 was 1,585.04 people per square kilometer, a 4.53% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Maldives 1,769.84
Lebanon 656.05
Mauritius 622.39
Nauru 537.80
Tuvalu 388.20
Grenada 329.42
Marshall Islands 326.62
American Samoa 276.56
Jamaica 268.27
Dominican Republic 220.65
Guatemala 161.46
China 149.93
Tonga 139.33
Thailand 135.69
Azerbaijan 116.02
Jordan 113.10
Turkey 106.23
Cuba 103.14
Albania 100.21
Armenia 99.45
Serbia 99.28
Costa Rica 98.78
Malaysia 96.72
Dominica 95.74
Iraq 90.36
Romania 81.23
North Macedonia 81.04
Samoa 69.40
Ecuador 67.77
Mexico 64.94
Bulgaria 63.06
Fiji 48.71
Equatorial Guinea 48.34
South Africa 48.03
Iran 47.51
Belarus 45.53
Montenegro 45.47
Colombia 44.09
Venezuela 31.27
Peru 25.30
Brazil 24.78
Algeria 18.08
Paraguay 17.32
Belize 16.99
Turkmenistan 12.17
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.12
Kazakhstan 6.81
Botswana 3.96
Libya 3.85
Guyana 3.64
Suriname 3.55
Namibia 3.03
Maldives - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
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%