Tuvalu Population: 11,741

Tuvalu is a country located in Polynesia. It contains three reef islands and atolls numbering six. The first residents of the country were Polynesians. The country is a volcanic archipelago. The land area of the place is only about 26 kilometres making it the fourth smallest country in the world. The reefs of the place are suffering damages because of the increase in ocean temperatures which has become the main concern. The Tuvaluan and English are the national languages of Tuvalu. The language Tuvaluan is spoken by everyone in the country mainly in Parliament and official uses.

Largest cities in Tuvalu by population

Some of the largest cities in Tuvalu are Funafuti, Savave Village, Motufoua School, Teava Village, and Tanrake Villa.

Tuvalu population history

At the beginning of the year 2000, the population of the country was 9,394. Now in the year 2020, the population of the country has risen to 11,792. The urban population of the country is 7,361 which was a rise from the previous years. The country’s global rank is 225 for this year.

Tuvalu population forecast

In the year 2050, the population is expected to be 15,983. The population will increase slowly. The urban population will also rise to 11,310. The Global rank of Tuvalu will still be 225.

Tuvalu demographics

Most of the people in Tuvalu belong to the Polynesian ethnicity. 5.6% of the people here are Micronesian. The people are ethnically related to Samoa and Tonga. The median age of the country is 25.2 years totally. The median age for the male population is 24.1 years. The median age for the female population is 26.6 years.

Tuvalu religion and politics

Christianity is the dominant religion in Tuvalu.  94% of the population is protestant Christians. 3% of members belong to the Seventh-day Adventist church. 4.6% belong to the Brethren church. There is also a small population of the Roman Catholics.

The Tuvalu politics framework follows the framework of parliamentary representative democracy. The monarch is the head of the state and the prime minister is the head of the government.

Tuvalu economy

The economy of the country is constrained by the less economy on the scale. The revenues for the government arise from the fishing licenses. According to the statistics Tuvalu made a bottom-tier ranking Gross domestic product. The large part of the income comes from 15% of the Tuvalu adults in the maritime industry. The budget expansion and the liabilities are creating weaknesses in the state-owned banks.

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%