Maldives’ population crosses half a million mark
New numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics estimated the population of the Maldives to be 5,57,426
New numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics estimated the population of the Maldives to be 5,57,426. A record number of 2,27,486 (around 41% of total) are residing in the capital city of Male alone.
There is an increase of staggering 38.63% in the last six years alone in the Indian Ocean archipelago when the last census was done in 2014 and estimated the population 4,02,072. K. Atoll tops the chart with the highest population 41 382 people if leave aside the capital city of Male.
Four atolls have their population under 10,000, ten atolls have between 10,000-20,000 and
another five have between 20,000- 30,000. The Maldives has a total of six regional hospitals and 14 airports.
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