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Malta Population 2024

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. Malta is the world’s tenth smallest country in area and the fourth-most densely populated sovereign country. According to the Census of Housing and Population 2021,  the population of  Malta in 2021 is 519,562  (0.52 million)

Estimated Population of  Malta in 2024 – 525 thousand 

Malta2021 Census
Total Population519,562
Europe Rank38
Share of World Pop.0.01%
Land Area 316 sq. km (122 sq. mi)
Area Rank42
Pop. Density3,574 people per mi2 (1380/sq. km)
Urban Population 93.2%
Fertility Rate1.45
Infant mortality rate 4.3
Median Age  42.6 Years
Life Expectancy 83.06 years
Capital CityValletta

Source: Census Malata 2021

Religion in Malta

Christianity is the majority religion in Malta. The Catholic branch of Christianity is predominant in Malta and followed by 83% of the population. Other Denominations are Eastern Orthodoxy (2%), Protestantism (2%), and Other Christians (3%).

Non-Christian faiths account for 5%, and the remaining 5% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion in Malta (2019)

Religion Percent %
Christianity 90%
– Catholic Church – 83%
– Eastern Orthodox – 2%
– Protestantism – 2%
– Other Christians – 3%
Islam 2%
Atheist 1%
Irreligion 3%
Other religions 3%
Undeclared 1%
Top Cities in Malta

Malta, a small island country in the Mediterranean, has two main cities – Valletta and Gozo. These two cities are home to a significant portion of Malta’s population, which stands at around 400,000. Valletta, the capital city, has a population of 205,768. As of 2021, the entire island has a population of approximately 31,232.

Malta Population 2024 | Religion in Malta