Maldives Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Maldives urban population for 2022 was 217,560, a 1.51% increase from 2021.
  • Maldives urban population for 2021 was 214,329, a 2.44% increase from 2020.
  • Maldives urban population for 2020 was 209,217, a 3.06% increase from 2019.
  • Maldives urban population for 2019 was 203,004, a 4.12% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Maldives Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 217,560 41.54 1.50%
2021 214,329 41.10 2.41%
2020 209,217 40.67 3.01%
2019 203,004 40.24 4.04%
2018 194,963 39.81 4.68%
2017 186,048 39.38 5.01%
2016 176,949 38.95 5.29%
2015 167,825 38.53 5.53%
2014 158,802 38.11 5.03%
2013 151,014 37.69 4.46%
2012 144,424 37.27 4.57%
2011 137,977 36.85 4.63%
2010 131,736 36.43 4.67%
2009 125,727 36.02 4.69%
2008 119,964 35.61 4.71%
2007 114,444 35.20 4.51%
2006 109,393 34.79 5.42%
2005 103,619 33.75 5.41%
2004 98,164 32.49 5.52%
2003 92,889 31.25 5.63%
2002 87,808 30.04 5.73%
2001 82,919 28.86 5.77%
2000 78,271 27.71 3.65%
1999 75,463 27.13 2.97%
1998 73,254 26.76 3.17%
1997 70,970 26.38 3.37%
1996 68,620 26.01 3.59%
1995 66,199 25.64 2.56%
1994 64,528 25.59 2.31%
1993 63,057 25.65 2.52%
1992 61,489 25.71 2.72%
1991 59,839 25.78 2.90%
1990 58,129 25.84 3.30%
1989 56,241 25.81 3.47%
1988 54,325 25.73 3.63%
1987 52,388 25.65 3.81%
1986 50,430 25.57 3.84%
1985 48,531 25.49 5.33%
1984 46,012 24.95 5.61%
1983 43,502 24.26 5.58%
1982 41,142 23.57 5.70%
1981 38,861 22.91 5.76%
1980 36,687 22.25 5.74%
1979 34,642 21.61 5.67%
1978 32,731 20.98 7.73%
1977 30,295 19.96 9.96%
1976 27,423 18.60 10.19%
1975 24,767 17.30 10.27%
1974 22,349 16.09 10.33%
1973 20,155 14.94 10.46%
1972 18,153 13.86 10.66%
1971 16,318 12.84 10.74%
1970 14,657 11.89 4.68%
1969 13,987 11.70 4.56%
1968 13,364 11.52 4.64%
1967 12,758 11.34 2.96%
1966 12,386 11.39 3.32%
1965 11,981 11.46 3.70%
1964 11,546 11.40 2.99%
1963 11,206 11.35 3.01%
1962 10,874 11.29 3.02%
1961 10,551 11.23 2.99%
1960 10,240 11.17 %