Marshall Islands Population 2020 (Live)

The current population of Marshall Islands is , based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 59,190.

Marshall Islands Growth Rate

Marshall Islands Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Majuro25,400
Ebaye15,000
Arno2,068
Jabor1,200
Wotje880
Mili854
Namdrik814
Ebon714
Kili602
Likiep482

Marshall Islands Population Density Map

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202059,1900.68%328.8320741
201958,7910.65%326.6220742
201858,4130.61%324.5220742
201758,0580.56%322.5420742
201657,7350.52%320.7520742
201557,4390.38%319.1120742
201056,3660.40%313.1420841
200555,2581.71%306.9920939
200050,7530.12%281.9620943
199550,4571.31%280.3220837
199047,2714.28%262.6220936
198538,3334.63%212.9621043
198030,5763.64%169.8721048
197525,5764.63%142.0921155
197020,3953.37%113.3121465
196517,2843.35%96.0221569
196014,6621.08%81.4621474
195513,8941.34%77.1921471
195013,0010.00%72.2321469

Marshall Islands Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
202059,1900.68%328.8320741
202561,6040.80%342.2420639
203065,0001.08%361.1120637
203568,3261.00%379.5920637
204071,2700.85%395.9420637
204573,6050.65%408.9220537
205075,3650.47%418.6920538
205576,6700.34%425.9420440
206077,5870.24%431.0420340
206578,0210.11%433.4520339
207077,811-0.05%432.2820339
207576,871-0.24%427.0620339
208075,238-0.43%417.9920340
208573,010-0.60%405.6120340
209070,208-0.78%390.0420342
209566,905-0.96%371.6920443

Marshall Islands Population by Year (Projections)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands, or just the Marshall Islands, is a country located in the Pacific Ocean. This island country is a United States associated state, which means that the U.S. provides defense, subsidies, and social services to the Marshall Islands. However, the Marshall Islands do have full sovereignty as a result of the Compact of Free Association they have with the U.S. This country is also a member of the United Nations and the Pacific Community.

Marshall Islands are made up of 29 coral atolls, which have over 1,100 islands and islets. The total area of the Marshall Islands is just over 70 square miles. According to population estimates from 2016, the population of this island nation is 53,066 – down slightly from the last census taken in 2011.

The capital of Marshall Islands is Majuro. This coral atoll is made of 64 islands. Not only is it the capital city, but it is also the largest. Though it is just 3.7 square miles in area, nearly 28,000 people live in Majuro. Throughout the nation, nearly three-quarters of the population lives in urban areas.

Most of the population are native Marshallese. However, other inhabitants have emigrated from areas including the Philippines, China, and the United States. There are two official languages in the Marshall Islands. These languages are Marshallese and English, both of which are frequently spoken.

Over half of the population belongs to the United Church of Christ – Congregational in the Marshall Islands. Other inhabitants attend Assemblies of God, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There are also a number of other minor religions.

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