Myanmar population 55,399,395 (live)

The population of Myanmar is expected to grow by 461,000 in 2021 and reach 55,718,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 20,000 people yearly. The population density of Myanmar has changed from 51.1 in 1980 to 83.2 in 2019.

Current population 55,399,395 people at present (Friday 16th of April 2021)
Median Age 31.7 years
Population density 84.6 per km2
Population of Myanmar from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 55,269,000 461,000 (0.8%) -20,000 31.7 85 20,709,000 (37.5%)
2020 54,808,000 472,000 (0.9%) -20,000 31.4 2.13 84 20,223,000 (36.9%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -20,000 31.2 2.15 83 19,740,000 (36.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -20,000 30.9 2.17 82 19,262,000 (35.8%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -20,000 30.6 2.19 82 18,790,000 (35.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -20,000 30.4 2.21 81 18,324,730 (34.7%)
2015 52,403,669 479,487 (0.9%) -20,000 30.1 2.23 80 17,868,603 (34.1%)
2010 50,155,896 355,206 (0.7%) -94,856 28.9 2.41 77 15,751,459 (31.4%)
2005 48,482,614 408,907 (0.8%) -293,360 27.7 2.72 74 14,026,020 (28.9%)
2000 46,095,462 556,027 (1.2%) -249,537 26.9 2.91 71 12,431,024 (27.0%)
1995 43,237,792 525,569 (1.2%) -107,600 25.9 3.04 66 11,036,446 (25.5%)
1990 40,626,250 611,388 (1.5%) -139,999 25.0 3.46 62 9,981,870 (24.6%)
1985 37,222,296 753,408 (2.0%) -40,000 24.4 4.23 57 8,961,640 (24.1%)
1980 33,369,712 755,824 (2.3%) -10,931 24.1 4.92 51 7,999,721 (24.0%)
1975 29,721,967 694,233 (2.3%) 24.1 5.46 45 7,110,089 (23.9%)
1970 26,381,431 632,788 (2.4%) 24.2 5.96 40 6,022,881 (22.8%)
1965 23,391,145 523,404 (2.2%) 24.4 6.14 36 4,905,357 (21.0%)
1960 20,986,123 451,902 (2.1%) 24.7 6.05 32 4,034,792 (19.2%)

In 2020 the population of Myanmar was 54,808,000 and the average age increased from 24.7 in 1960 to 31.4. Urban population has increased from 12,431,024 (27.0%) in 2000 to 20,709,000 (37.5%) in the current year. The population density of Myanmar has changed from 51.1 in 1980 to 83.2 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -20,000 31.4 2.13 84 20,223,000 (36.9%)
2025 57,001,000 418,000 (0.7%) -20,000 32.6 2.03 87 22,680,000 (39.8%)
2030 58,916,000 354,000 (0.6%) -20,000 33.8 1.96 90 25,188,000 (42.8%)
2035 60,431,000 267,000 (0.4%) -20,000 34.9 1.90 93 27,659,000 (45.8%)
2040 61,489,000 175,000 (0.3%) -20,000 35.9 1.85 94 30,017,000 (48.8%)
2045 62,105,000 92,000 (0.2%) -20,000 36.9 1.81 95 32,216,000 (51.9%)
2050 62,359,000 26,000 (0.0%) -20,000 37.8 1.79 96 34,246,000 (54.9%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 70.8 (67.9 years for male and 73.8 years for females). Population density will go up to 95.5 people per square kilometer.

Myanmar demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 0.84% (472,000 residents, including 452,130 deaths). The demographics of Myanmar constitutes of 28,279,000 women and 26,990,000 men, which means there are 954 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 34.1% of population (18,868,837) is 19 or younger, 59.2% of population (32,702,667) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.7% of population (3,686,442) is over 65.

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