Malta Population: 441,118

Malta is in the Mediterranean sea. It is an island state. It is one of the three islands that are found there along with Gozo and Comino. Malta is a place that is known for its picturesque landscape that is ideal for film-making. Malta is an island that has been occupied by Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians, Arabs, Knights of Malta, and even France and Britain. Malta is officially known as the Republic of Malta.

Largest Cities in Malta by Population

The largest cities in Malta by population include Birkirkara, Mosta, Rabat San Gwann, Zejtun, and others.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Birkirkara 21,676
Qormi 18,230
Mosta 17,789
Zabbar 15,030

Malta Population History

The population of Malta in the year 1985 was 346,250and 90.6% of it was urban population. The annual change in population hovered around 0.87%. The maximum annual change in the population, which was bout 0.92%, happened in the year 2015and the population then was 433,559. The minimum change in population annually was in the year 2019, and it was 0.26%. The population then was 440,372. The change in population annually was about 0.27%, and it was around 441,543 at the beginning of 2020.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 441,543 0.27% 1,171 900 42.6 1.45 1,380 93.20% 411,533 0.01% 7,794,798,739 174
2019 440,372 0.26% 1,124 900 41.4 1.41 1,376 93.10% 410,188 0.01% 7,713,468,100 174
2018 439,248 0.30% 1,315 900 41.4 1.41 1,373 93.10% 408,809 0.01% 7,631,091,040 174
2017 437,933 0.42% 1,836 900 41.4 1.41 1,369 93.00% 407,337 0.01% 7,547,858,925 174
2016 436,097 0.59% 2,538 900 41.4 1.41 1,363 93.00% 405,661 0.01% 7,464,022,049 174
2015 433,559 0.92% 3,861 3,101 41.1 1.4 1,355 93.10% 403,728 0.01% 7,379,797,139 174
2010 414,253 0.47% 1,920 1,147 40.2 1.39 1,295 94.50% 391,441 0.01% 6,956,823,603 173
2005 404,653 0.55% 2,202 1,122 38.4 1.47 1,265 94.10% 380,936 0.01% 6,541,907,027 173
2000 393,645 0.87% 3,350 1,276 36.5 1.85 1,230 93.10% 366,394 0.01% 6,143,493,823 173
1995 376,896 0.81% 2,976 326 35 2.01 1,178 91.80% 345,871 0.01% 5,744,212,979 172
1990 362,015 0.89% 3,153 232 33.1 2.03 1,131 91.00% 329,377 0.01% 5,327,231,061 170
1985 346,250 0.87% 2,951 511 31.6 1.97 1,082 90.60% 313,678 0.01% 4,870,921,740 169
1980 331,497 0.56% 1,828 -969 31 2.12 1,036 90.30% 299,232 0.01% 4,458,003,514 167
1975 322,356 0.11% 362 -1,936 29.1 2.01 1,007 89.90% 289,707 0.01% 4,079,480,606 166
1970 320,545 -0.11% -339 -2,520 26.9 2.12 1,002 89.60% 287,114 0.01% 3,700,437,046 164
1965 322,242 0.59% 1,854 -2,342 24.3 3.15 1,007 89.50% 288,356 0.01% 3,339,583,597 157
1960 312,973 -0.04% -111 -5,545 23 3.8 978 89.70% 280,781 0.01% 3,034,949,748 160
1955 313,526 0.10% 305 -5,843 21.9 4.15 980 89.70% 281,301 0.01% 2,773,019,936 157

Malta Population Forecast

The population of Malta in 2020 is about 441,543. It is expected to touch 0.52 million by the end of the year. The Malta population is expected to be around 448,899 in 2030, with a yearly change that amounts to 0.08%. However, it is expected to reduce considerably and register a negative growth from 2035 onwards, and the population in 2050 is expected to be 426,787 owing to -0.31% change.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 441,543 0.37% 1,597 900 42.6 1.45 1,380 93.20% 411,533 0.01% 7,794,798,739 174
2025 447,186 0.25% 1,129 800 44.1 1.45 1,397 93.30% 417,398 0.01% 8,184,437,460 175
2030 448,899 0.08% 343 600 45.8 1.45 1,403 93.50% 419,700 0.01% 8,548,487,400 176
2035 446,016 -0.13% -577 400 47.4 1.45 1,394 93.70% 417,964 0.01% 8,887,524,213 176
2040 440,308 -0.26% -1,142 400 49 1.45 1,376 94.00% 413,984 0.00% 9,198,847,240 179
2045 433,459 -0.31% -1,370 400 50.3 1.45 1,355 94.40% 409,304 0.00% 9,481,803,274 180
2050 426,787 -0.31% -1,334 51 1.45 1,334 94.90% 404,948 0.00% 9,735,033,990 180

Malta Demographics

The current population of Malta is 441,043.according to the United Nations data. The median age of the persons in Malta is 42.6 years. It is noted that 93.2% of the population in Malta live in urban areas. The number of male members in the population is 50.15% while that of females I 49.85%. The male is to female sex ratio is 1.01. The life expectancy is around 83.06 years.

Malta Religion & Politics

The religion in Malta is Christianity; the major portion of the population are Catholics. The constitution of Malta proclaims Catholicism as the state religion. The two major parties in Malta is the Christian democratic Nationalist party and the social democratic labor party. Malta was considered to be full democracy since 2018. The influence of the church on politics seemed to have diminished in recent times.

Malta Economy

Malta is a highly industrialized and services-oriented economy. Malta was the country that weathered the Euro crisis better than the other countries owing to low debt to GDP ratio. It is one of the freest economies with trade, manufacturing, and tourism contributing in a big way to the economy.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%