Mayotte Population: 270,516

Mayotte is an archipelago located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. Comoros Island culturally influences Mayotte, and it is closely related to the department of France. Mayotte is a dream destination as there are beautiful tourist areas such as beaches, coral reefs, lagoon, and famous diving places.

Mayotte largest cities by population

There are three main districts in Mayotte. These three cities are the metropolitan area that is the central location for administrative works. Mamoudzou, the main city’s population, is 54831. The second-largest city is Koungou that accommodates 18,118 residents. 15,339 is the number of residents living in Dzaoudzi.

CITY NAME POPULATION
Mamoudzou 54,831
Koungou 18,118
Dzaoudzi 15,339

Mayotte population history

The population for quarter-end estimated at 2020 is 272,815. In the past decade, the highest growth rate was recorded in the year 2005, which is 3.45 %. The growth rate is increasing decently every year due to which the total population is also escalating. The global rank of the country remains the same from 2010 to 2020, which is 186th rank.

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 272,815 2.50% 6,665 0 20.1 3.73 728 45.80% 124,952 0.00% 7,794,798,739 186
2019 266,150 2.55% 6,619 0 19.2 4.02 710 46.00% 122,357 0.00% 7,713,468,100 186
2018 259,531 2.60% 6,574 0 19.2 4.02 692 46.20% 119,837 0.00% 7,631,091,040 186
2017 252,957 2.64% 6,507 0 19.2 4.02 675 46.40% 117,401 0.00% 7,547,858,925 186
2016 246,450 2.68% 6,430 0 19.2 4.02 657 46.70% 115,050 0.00% 7,464,022,049 186
2015 240,020 2.83% 6,260 -300 19 4.1 640 47.00% 112,783 0.00% 7,379,797,139 186
2010 208,718 3.22% 6,124 -400 18.5 4.6 557 49.00% 102,176 0.00% 6,956,823,603 186
2005 178,098 3.45% 5,553 40 18.3 4.8 475 50.20% 89,462 0.00% 6,541,907,027 187
2000 150,331 4.06% 5,430 933 17.7 5.08 401 47.70% 71,754 0.00% 6,143,493,823 189
1995 123,181 5.38% 5,679 2,147 17 5.25 328 41.50% 51,068 0.00% 5,744,212,979 192
1990 94,784 5.62% 4,536 1,211 15.9 6.73 253 36.10% 34,176 0.00% 5,327,231,061 197
1985 72,104 5.51% 3,393 759 15.6 7.35 192 33.00% 23,794 0.00% 4,870,921,740 198
1980 55,137 3.92% 1,931 -197 15.4 7.91 147 30.10% 16,585 0.00% 4,458,003,514 204
1975 45,483 4.23% 1,703 99 15.6 7.91 121 27.50% 12,528 0.00% 4,079,480,606 205
1970 36,969 3.90% 1,289 91 16.7 7.91 99 25.10% 9,296 0.00% 3,700,437,046 207
1965 30,526 4.91% 1,302 463 17.9 7.91 81 22.00% 6,726 0.00% 3,339,583,597 210
1960 24,015 4.81% 1,006 492 19.4 7.91 64 16.30% 3,922 0.00% 3,034,949,748 207
1955 18,985 4.63% 769 524 22.7 7.91 51 11.90% 2,256 0.00% 2,773,019,936 210

Mayotte population forecast

From the forecast, it is visible that the yearly change is decreasing, but the population is escalating. In the future years, the lowest yearly change is estimated in the year 2050, which is 1.57%. 2020 will be the year where the population growth is at a peak that is 2.59%. The predicted population for 2040 is 419,423, for 2045, it is 457,716, and for 2050 it is 494,839.

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 272,815 2.59% 6,559 0 20.1 3.73 728 45.80% 124,952 0.00% 7,794,798,739 186
2025 306,883 2.38% 6,814 0 21.5 3.73 818 45.40% 139,411 0.00% 8,184,437,460 183
2030 342,890 2.24% 7,201 0 23.1 3.73 914 45.90% 157,242 0.00% 8,548,487,400 183
2035 380,800 2.12% 7,582 0 24.7 3.73 1,015 47.10% 179,252 0.00% 8,887,524,213 181
2040 419,423 1.95% 7,725 0 26.2 3.73 1,118 49.10% 205,819 0.00% 9,198,847,240 180
2045 457,716 1.76% 7,659 0 27.5 3.73 1,221 51.30% 234,658 0.00% 9,481,803,274 179
2050 494,839 1.57% 7,425 28.9 3.73 1,320 53.40% 264,489 0.01% 9,735,033,990 178

Mayotte demographics

The infant death rate in Mayotte is positively low. The infant death per 1000 live birth for 2020 is recorded as 3.9. The death under age 5 is recorded as 4.5. The average life expectancy in Mayotte is recorded as 79.85 years. The median age in Mayotte is recorded as 20.1. The fertility rate in the country remains stable over the year, which is 3.73.

Mayotte religion and politics

The major religion in Mayotte is Islam. A total of 97% of the population is Muslims, and the remaining 3% are Christians. The main Christian affiliation is the Catholics. However, there is proper diocese to serve, and it was introduced to the country by a missionary jurisdiction.

Mayotte economy

The island is highly dependent on the agriculture sector, livestock, and fishing. The goods available on the island are not self-sufficient, and it also requires importing food from other countries. France, the metropolitan of Mayotte, fulfill the food requirements of Mayotte.

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%