Table 1.6 :  POPULATION AND AREA DISTIBUTION 
        Land Area
  Population Atoll Area1 Reef Area  Inhabited islands only Resorts Industrial 
  ( Census 2006 ) ( in hectares ) ( in hectares ) ( in hectares ) ( in hectares ) ( in hectares )
North Thiladhunmathi (HA) 13,495 61,041 11,522 1,381 95 183
South Thiladhunmathi (HDh) 16,237 92,519 13,596 1,807 166 307
North Miladhunmadulu (Sh) 11,940 166,303 9,202 917 139 386
South Miladhunmadulu (N)  10,015 102,085 6,874 813 127 93
North Maalhosmadulu (R) 14,756 119,710 12,413 644 55 56
South Maalhosmadulu (B) 9,578 121,521 16,673 488 167 74
Faadhippolhu (Lh) 9,190 72,124 10,255 118 178 46
Male' Atoll (K) 119,134 22,430 26,963 902 376 14
North Ari Atoll (AA) 5,776 104,540 30,417 344 85 -
South Ari Atoll (ADh) 8,379 134,761 34,196 312 156 29
Felidhu Atoll (V) 1,606 117,694 16,490 56 7 3
Mulakatholhu (M) 4,710 100,935 11,968 287 29 15
North Nilandhe Atoll (F) 3,765 61,133 9,606 164 21 15
South Nilandhe Atoll (Dh) 4,967 75,697 10,699 176 47 34
Kolhumadulu (Th) 8,493 171,331 14,827 454 194 68
Hadhdhunmathi (L) 11,990 88,606 14,346 1,608 27 145
North Huvadhu Atoll (GA) 8,262 186,365 14,605 491 87 97
South Huvadhu Atoll (GDh) 11,013 142,942 13,698 672 64 309
Fuvahmulah (Gn) 7,636 1,028 953 492 - -
Addu Atoll (S) 18,026 15,548 4,721 971 139 -
Note:            
Male' Atoll (K), includes Male', Hulhumale' and Villigilli population            
Population includes  resorts & industrial islands            
Atoll Area includes area of inhabited islands, uninhabited islands, resorts & industrial islands            
Source : Department of National Planning / Atlas of Maldives 2008