Maldives Population Density 1950-2024

Chart and table of Maldives population density from 1950 to 2024. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Maldives in 2024 is 1,726.29 people per square kilometer, a 0.6% decline from 2023.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2023 was 1,736.74 people per square kilometer, a 0.53% decline from 2022.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2022 was 1,745.96 people per square kilometer, a 0.45% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Maldives in 2021 was 1,738.19 people per square kilometer, a 1.36% increase from 2020.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2024 Population Density
Maldives 1,726.29
Nauru 644.20
Mauritius 638.22
Lebanon 499.43
Tuvalu 382.60
Grenada 373.20
Jamaica 257.03
Marshall Islands 235.64
Dominican Republic 234.93
American Samoa 217.72
Guatemala 168.60
China 148.46
Tonga 144.91
Thailand 140.10
Jordan 127.46
Azerbaijan 120.82
Iraq 106.94
Malaysia 104.87
Costa Rica 102.68
Cuba 101.70
Albania 98.30
Dominica 97.82
Armenia 93.41
Romania 82.29
North Macedonia 81.01
Samoa 80.62
Serbia 80.32
Ecuador 71.68
Mexico 65.87
Equatorial Guinea 62.57
Bulgaria 59.63
Fiji 51.62
Iran 51.46
South Africa 50.05
Colombia 45.84
Belarus 45.54
Montenegro 45.34
Venezuela 32.23
Peru 26.99
Brazil 25.56
Algeria 19.43
Belize 18.14
Paraguay 17.08
Turkmenistan 13.52
Gabon 9.28
Russia 8.42
Kazakhstan 7.28
Botswana 4.68
Libya 3.96
Suriname 3.84
Guyana 3.81
Namibia 3.21
Maldives - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2024 1,726.29 -0.60%
2023 1,736.74 -0.53%
2022 1,745.96 0.45%
2021 1,738.19 1.36%
2020 1,714.79 1.97%
2019 1,681.69 3.01%
2018 1,632.53 3.67%
2017 1,574.81 4.00%
2016 1,514.17 4.29%
2015 1,451.94 4.52%
2014 1,389.13 4.00%
2013 1,335.76 3.40%
2012 1,291.80 3.50%
2011 1,248.13 3.56%
2010 1,205.25 3.59%
2009 1,163.46 3.61%
2008 1,122.94 3.62%
2007 1,083.75 3.41%
2006 1,048.00 2.40%
2005 1,023.39 1.62%
2004 1,007.12 1.65%
2003 990.75 1.69%
2002 974.28 1.73%
2001 957.75 1.71%
2000 941.69 1.58%
1999 927.04 1.58%
1998 912.65 1.77%
1997 896.80 1.97%
1996 879.47 2.18%
1995 860.69 2.38%
1994 840.67 2.59%
1993 819.48 2.81%
1992 797.12 3.01%
1991 773.83 3.20%
1990 749.86 3.22%
1989 726.46 3.21%
1988 703.87 3.38%
1987 680.85 3.56%
1986 657.42 3.59%
1985 634.61 3.25%
1984 614.63 2.82%
1983 597.80 2.76%
1982 581.74 2.86%
1981 565.54 2.90%
1980 549.62 2.84%
1979 534.42 2.76%
1978 520.08 2.79%
1977 505.97 2.93%
1976 491.56 3.03%
1975 477.09 3.01%
1974 463.15 2.97%
1973 449.80 3.02%
1972 436.63 3.09%
1971 423.55 3.10%
1970 410.81 3.07%
1969 398.56 3.03%
1968 386.83 3.11%
1967 375.16 3.53%
1966 362.38 3.97%
1965 348.55 3.28%
1964 337.47 2.50%
1963 329.25 2.54%
1962 321.11 2.53%
1961 313.17 2.51%
1960 305.50 2.45%
1959 298.20 2.37%
1958 291.29 2.31%
1957 284.72 2.22%
1956 278.53 2.12%
1955 272.74 2.03%
1954 267.31 1.95%
1953 262.20 1.88%
1952 257.37 1.84%
1951 252.72 1.79%
1950 248.28 0.00%