The MALDIVES

historical demographical data of the whole country


population year   population year   population year   population year   population year
                           
  16XX   50,0 1900   77,0 1930   92,0 1960   213,0 1990m
  17XX   50,0 1901   79,3 c1931   94,0 1961   223,0 1991m
  17XX   51,0 1902   80,0 1932   96,0 1962   231,0 1992m
  180X   52,0 1903   81,0 1933   99,0 1963   239,0 1993m
  180X   53,0 1904   82,0 1934   101,0 1964   248,0 1994m
  181X   54,0 1905   83,0 1935   103,8 1965   253,0 1995
  181X   55,0 1906   84,0 1936   106,0 1966   256,0 1996
  182X   56,0 1907   85,0 1937   109,0 1967   259,0 1997
  182X   57,0 1908   86,0 1938   111,0 1968   263,0 1998
  183X   58,0 1909   87,0 1939   113,0 1969   269,0 1999
  183X   59,0 1910   88,0 1940   116,0 1970   296,0 c2000p
  183X   60,0 1911   89,0 1941   119,0 1971   311,0 2001
  184X   61,0 1912   90,0 1942   122,0 1972     2002
  184X   62,0 1913   91,0 1943   125,0 1973     2003
  184X   63,0 1914   92,0 1944   129,0 1974     2004
  185X   64,0 1915   92,0 1945   131,0 1975   338,0 2005ep
  185X   65,0 1916   93,0 1946   135,0 1976     2006
  185X   66,0 1917   90,0 1947   143,0 1977m     2007
  186X   67,0 1918   87,0 1948   148,0 1978m     2008
  186X   68,0 1919   84,0 1949   152,0 1979m     2009
  186X   69,0 1920   82,0 1950   158,0 1980m   388,0 2010ep
  187X   70,4 1921   83,0 1951   163,0 1981m     2011
  187X   71,0 1922   83,0 1952   168,0 1982m     2012
  187X   72,0 1923   84,0 1953   174,0 1983m     2013
30,0 1881   73,0 1924   85,0 1954   180,0 1984m     2014
  188X   74,0 1925   86,0 1955   184,0 1985m   438,0 2015ep
  188X   74,0 1926   87,0 1956   190,0 1986m   487,0 2020ep
  189X   75,0 1927   88,0 1957   197,0 1987m   532,0 2025ep
45,0 1890   76,0 1928   89,0 1958   200,0 1988m   573,0 2030ep
47,0 1895   76,0 1929   90,0 1959   209,0 1989m   949,0 2050ep
                           

Particulars: source 1977-1994: KA, v.26(1995).
Figures in italic prior to 1950 are based on source "KB", but these are adjusted by the compiler according to the census results.
Est. 2000 mid-year: 301,5. (source CIA world fact book).
The projection of population for the 21st century might prove to be too high since these islands are threatened to vanish in the Indian Ocean.
File created on 1996-01-22; revised on 2001-03-28; last modified on 2003-07-17 by Jan Lahmeyer

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