Myanmar's Population Size

NUMBER OF PEOPLE LIVING IN EACH COUNTRY


Myanmar's population is estimated by the United Nations to be 55.2 million in 2022.

Myanmar last conducted a national census in 2014 and 81.3% of births in Myanmar are recorded. Read more from the World Economics Population Data Quality Ratings and see how Myanmar compares to other countries around the world and in the Asia-Pacific region.

Myanmar's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Data source: United Nations, Washington D.C., Eurostat, Luxembourg and World Economics Research, London


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China A 827.6 1,000.1 1,176.9 1,290.6 1,368.8 1,448.5 1,402.4
India C 555.2 699.0 873.3 1,056.6 1,234.3 1,406.6 1,639.2
United States A 209.5 229.5 252.1 281.7 309.0 334.8 379.4
Indonesia B 114.8 147.4 181.4 211.5 241.8 279.1 330.9
Pakistan D 58.1 78.1 107.6 142.3 179.4 229.5 338.0
Nigeria E 56.0 73.4 95.2 122.3 158.5 216.7 401.3
Brazil A 95.1 120.7 149.0 174.8 195.7 215.4 229.0
Bangladesh E 64.2 79.6 103.2 127.7 147.6 167.9 192.6
Russia A 130.1 138.1 147.5 146.4 143.5 145.8 135.8
Mexico A 51.5 67.8 83.9 98.9 114.1 131.6 155.2
Japan A 104.9 117.8 124.5 127.5 128.5 125.6 105.8
Ethiopia E 28.4 35.1 47.9 66.2 87.6 120.8 205.4
Philippines B 35.8 47.4 61.9 78.0 94.0 112.5 144.5
Egypt B 34.5 43.3 56.1 68.8 82.8 106.2 160.0
Vietnam B 43.4 54.3 68.0 79.9 88.0 99.0 109.6
Congo, Dem. Rep E 20.0 26.4 34.6 47.1 64.6 95.2 194.5
Türkiye A 34.9 44.0 53.9 63.2 72.3 85.6 97.1
Germany B 78.6 78.3 79.1 81.4 80.8 83.9 80.1
Thailand A 36.9 47.4 56.6 63.0 67.2 70.1 65.9
United Kingdom A 55.6 56.2 57.1 58.9 63.5 68.5 74.1
France A 50.8 53.9 56.7 59.0 62.9 65.6 67.6
Tanzania E 13.5 18.5 25.2 33.5 44.3 63.3 129.4
South Africa C 22.1 28.6 36.8 45.0 51.2 60.8 75.5
Italy B 53.5 56.3 57.0 56.7 59.3 60.3 54.4
Kenya D 11.3 16.4 23.7 32.0 42.0 56.2 91.6
Myanmar C 27.3 34.2 41.3 46.7 50.6 55.2 62.3
Colombia B 21.5 26.9 33.1 39.6 45.2 51.5 56.0
Korea, Rep. A 32.2 38.0 42.9 47.4 49.5 51.3 46.8
Uganda E 9.4 12.4 17.4 23.7 32.4 48.4 89.4
Spain B 33.9 37.7 39.2 40.8 46.9 46.7 43.6
Argentina A 23.9 27.9 32.6 36.9 40.9 46.0 54.9
Sudan E 10.3 14.5 20.1 27.3 34.5 46.0 81.2
Algeria C 14.5 19.2 25.8 31.0 36.0 45.4 60.9
Ukraine B 47.1 50.0 51.5 48.8 45.8 43.2 35.2
Afghanistan E 11.2 13.4 12.4 20.8 29.2 40.8 64.7
Canada A 21.4 24.4 27.5 30.6 34.1 38.4 45.7
Morocco C 16.0 20.0 24.8 28.8 32.3 37.8 46.2
Poland A 32.6 35.5 38.0 38.6 38.3 37.7 33.3
Saudi Arabia A 5.8 9.7 16.2 20.7 27.4 35.8 44.6
Angola E 5.9 8.3 11.8 16.4 23.4 35.0 77.4
Uzbekistan E 12.1 15.9 20.4 24.8 28.5 34.4 42.9
Peru B 13.5 17.5 22.1 26.5 29.0 33.7 40.4
Malaysia B 10.8 13.8 18.0 23.2 28.2 33.2 40.6
Mozambique D 9.0 11.6 13.0 17.7 23.5 33.1 65.3
Ghana C 8.7 11.1 14.8 19.3 24.8 32.4 52.0
Yemen, Rep. E 6.2 7.9 11.7 17.4 23.2 31.2 48.1
Nepal D 12.1 15.0 18.9 23.9 27.0 30.2 35.3
Madagascar D 6.6 8.7 11.6 15.8 21.2 29.2 54.0
Cameroon E 6.5 8.6 11.8 15.5 20.3 27.9 50.6
Cote d'Ivoire D 5.1 8.0 11.9 16.5 20.5 27.7 51.3
Niger E 4.5 6.0 8.0 11.3 16.5 26.1 65.6
Australia A 12.8 14.6 17.0 19.0 22.2 26.1 32.8
Taiwan A 14.9 17.9 20.5 22.0 23.2 23.9 22.4
Burkina Faso C 5.6 6.8 8.8 11.6 15.6 22.1 43.4
Sri Lanka C 12.5 15.0 17.3 18.8 20.3 21.6 21.8
Mali C 5.9 7.1 8.4 10.9 15.0 21.5 43.6
Malawi D 4.7 6.3 9.4 11.1 14.5 20.2 38.1
Zambia E 4.2 5.9 8.0 10.4 13.6 19.5 39.1
Chile B 9.8 11.4 13.3 15.3 17.1 19.3 20.3
Kazakhstan A 13.0 14.8 16.4 14.9 16.3 19.2 24.0
Romania C 20.5 22.6 23.5 22.1 20.5 19.0 16.3
Guatemala C 5.6 7.3 9.3 11.7 14.6 18.6 26.9
Ecuador D 6.1 8.0 10.2 12.7 15.0 18.1 23.3
Senegal D 4.3 5.6 7.5 9.8 12.7 17.7 33.2
Chad E 3.6 4.5 6.0 8.4 12.0 17.4 34.0
Netherlands B 13.0 14.1 15.0 15.9 16.7 17.2 17.2
Cambodia D 7.0 6.7 9.0 12.2 14.3 17.2 21.9
Zimbabwe E 5.3 7.4 10.4 11.9 12.7 15.3 23.9
Guinea E 4.2 4.9 6.4 8.2 10.2 13.9 26.0
Rwanda D 3.8 5.2 7.3 7.9 10.0 13.6 23.0
Benin D 2.9 3.7 5.0 6.9 9.2 12.8 24.3
Burundi E 3.5 4.2 5.4 6.4 8.7 12.6 25.3
Tunisia C 5.1 6.4 8.2 9.7 10.6 12.0 13.8
Bolivia D 4.5 5.6 6.9 8.4 10.0 12.0 15.8
Haiti E 4.7 5.6 7.0 8.5 9.9 11.7 14.9
Belgium B 9.6 9.9 10.0 10.3 10.9 11.7 12.2
Dominican Republic D 4.5 5.8 7.1 8.5 9.7 11.1 12.8
Greece B 8.7 9.6 10.2 11.1 10.9 10.3 9.0
Jordan C 1.7 2.4 3.6 5.1 7.3 10.3 12.9
Azerbaijan B 5.2 6.2 7.2 8.1 9.0 10.3 11.1
Honduras D 2.7 3.7 5.0 6.6 8.3 10.2 13.8
Sweden B 8.1 8.3 8.6 8.9 9.4 10.2 11.4
Portugal B 8.7 9.8 9.9 10.3 10.6 10.1 9.1
United Arab Emirates C 0.2 1.0 1.8 3.1 8.5 10.1 10.4
Tajikistan B 2.9 3.9 5.3 6.2 7.5 10.0 16.2
Hungary D 10.4 10.8 10.4 10.2 9.9 9.6 8.5
Belarus A 8.9 9.6 10.2 9.9 9.4 9.4 8.6
Papua New Guinea E 2.8 3.6 4.6 5.8 7.3 9.3 14.2
Austria B 7.5 7.6 7.7 8.1 8.4 9.1 9.1
Israel C 2.8 3.7 4.4 5.9 7.3 8.9 12.7
Switzerland C 6.2 6.3 6.7 7.1 7.8 8.8 9.8
Togo D 2.1 2.7 3.8 4.9 6.4 8.7 15.4
Serbia C 8.1 8.9 9.5 9.5 9.0 8.7 7.1
Sierra Leone C 2.7 3.4 4.3 4.6 6.4 8.3 12.9
Hong Kong A 3.8 4.9 5.7 6.6 7.0 7.6 8.0
Laos D 2.7 3.3 4.3 5.3 6.2 7.5 9.5
Paraguay D 2.5 3.2 4.2 5.3 6.2 7.3 9.1
Libya E 2.1 3.2 4.4 5.4 6.2 7.0 8.5
Bulgaria C 8.5 8.9 8.8 8.0 7.4 6.8 5.4
Nicaragua E 2.4 3.3 4.2 5.1 5.8 6.8 8.5
Kyrgyzstan A 3.0 3.6 4.4 4.9 5.4 6.7 9.1
Lebanon E 2.3 2.6 2.8 3.8 5.0 6.7 6.5
El Salvador D 3.7 4.6 5.3 5.9 6.2 6.6 6.9
Turkmenistan B 2.2 2.9 3.7 4.5 5.1 6.2 7.9
Singapore A 2.1 2.4 3.0 4.0 5.1 5.9 6.4
Denmark B 4.9 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.6 5.8 6.2
Congo, Rep. E 1.3 1.8 2.4 3.1 4.3 5.8 10.7
Finland C 4.6 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.5
Norway B 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.9 5.5 6.6
Slovak Republic D 4.5 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.0
Oman A 0.7 1.2 1.8 2.3 3.0 5.3 6.9
Liberia E 1.4 1.9 2.1 2.8 3.9 5.3 9.3
Costa Rica C 1.8 2.4 3.1 4.0 4.6 5.2 5.8
Ireland A 2.9 3.4 3.5 3.8 4.6 5.0 5.7
Central African Republic E 1.8 2.2 2.8 3.6 4.4 5.0 8.4
Mauritania E 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.6 3.5 4.9 9.0
New Zealand A 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.9 4.4 4.9 5.6
Panama C 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.6 4.4 5.9
Kuwait A 0.7 1.4 2.1 2.0 3.0 4.4 5.4
Croatia C 4.4 4.6 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.4
Moldova B 3.6 4.0 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.4
Georgia B 4.7 5.0 5.4 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.5
Uruguay C 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6
Mongolia A 1.3 1.7 2.2 2.4 2.7 3.4 4.4
Bosnia and Herzegovina C 3.8 4.2 4.5 3.8 3.7 3.2 2.7
Jamaica D 1.9 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.0
Armenia A 2.5 3.1 3.5 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8
Albania C 2.2 2.7 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.4
Qatar A 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.6 1.7 2.7 3.3
Lithuania C 3.1 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.1
Namibia E 0.8 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.1 2.6 4.0
Gambia E 0.5 0.6 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.6 4.9
Botswana D 0.6 0.9 1.3 1.6 2.0 2.4 3.5
Gabon D 0.6 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.6 2.3 3.8
Lesotho E 1.0 1.3 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.7
North Macedonia B 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.9
Slovenia A 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 1.9
Guinea-Bissau E 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.5 2.1 3.6
Latvia D 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.1 1.8 1.5
Bahrain C 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.7 1.2 1.8 2.3
Estonia D 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2
Mauritius A 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2
Cyprus B 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.4
Eswatini D 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.7
Comoros D 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.9 1.5
Guyana D 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Bhutan C 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9
Luxembourg B 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8
Suriname D 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7
Malta B 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Bahamas, The C 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5
Iceland B 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4


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